Tag Archives: United Nations

Debola Williams Appointed ‘Youngest Global Champion’ By United Nations Generation Unlimited

Chief Executive Officer of RED For Africa, Debola Williams has become the “youngest global champion” following his recent appointment by United Nations’ youth strategy known as Generation Unlimited. Prior to Debola’s appointment, President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame; President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta; First Vice President of Costa Rica, Epsy Campbell Barr; African Union’s Moussa Faki Mahamat have been…

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UN Frowns At IDPs Activities In North East, 45,000 IDPs Have No Shelter In Borno

United Nations Resident Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr. Edward Kallon appealed to all the humanitarian development partners and stakeholders to braise up to the required and adequate services to prove themselves to internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the north east. Kallon who could not hide his feelings at the forum with the humanitarian stakeholders from…

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UBA Foundation Celebrates International Day of the African Child, with Special Reading, Mentoring Sessions

UBA Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, on Monday, joined the rest of the world to celebrate the International Day of the African Child. The day which has been set aside by the United Nations to celebrate children in Africa, recognises the courage of students who marched for…

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Nigeria To The World: Tijani Muhammad-Bande Elected As United Nations General Assembly President

Nigeria’s permanent representative to the United Nations, Tijani Muhammad-Bande, has emerged President of the 74th United Nations (UN) General Assembly. Set for inauguration in September, he is the second Nigerian to hold the office after Joseph Garba, a retired military officer and diplomat, who led between 1989 and 1990. María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, the President…

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United Nations Recognizes Nollywood Actress, Omotala As One Of The Most Influential Africans

Veteran Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde has been honoured by the United Nations as one of the 100 most influential people of African descent. The Amvca award-winning actress announced the good news via her Instagram page today being Thursday, October 4, 2018. Sharing a picture on her Instagram page, she captioned it; “Honoured to be one of the…

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Breaking: President Muhammadu Buhari Is Set To Depart From Nigeria Again

Today, President Muhammadu Buhari is set to depart for the United States to attend the 73rd United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York. The event is scheduled to hold at the United Nations headquarters from September 18, 2018. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyema revealed this to newsmen on Tuesday adding that the…

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Migrants Rejected By Italy Were Tortured And Raped Says UN

African migrants rejected by Italy in a standoff with the European Union last week said they had been held by smugglers for up to two years in Libya and many had been beaten, tortured and raped, the United Nations (UN) migration agency said on Tuesday. The 150 migrants, mainly Eritreans and Somalis, were rescued in the Mediterranean…

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Calling on Abia Indigenes & Nigerians! DON LULU FOUNDATION Officially Launches this Wednesday, June 27th!

Join Business man Lucky Igbokwe popularly known as Don Lulu (@donlulu_mayor) as he celebrates his birthday with the official launch of his foundation- DON LULU FOUNDATION (@donlulufoundation) this Wednesday, 27th of June 2018, in Ohuhu Umuahia North Local Government Area in Abia State, Nigeria. The DON LULU FOUNDATION (DLF), is a private foundation founded by…

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Presidency Rebukes PDP National Chairman, Secondus Over Letter To The United Nations

The Presidency says the letter written by the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mr. Uche Secondus to the United Nations Secretary General accusing President Muhammadu Buhari of several allegations “confirms the opposition party as a bad loser, desperate for another chance after they were kicked out for failing the nation and its…

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Aisha Buhari To Be Appointed UNAIDS Special Ambassador

Wife of the president Aisha Buhari will on Monday by appointed a special ambassador for the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/ AIDS (UNAIDS). According to Punch, this was announced in a statement released by the Communications and Global Outreach Officer of UNAIDS Nigeria, Charles-Martin Jjuuko. Michel Sidibe, Under-Secretary of UNAIDS, will make the appointment on Monday, Jjuuko said. Buhari’s role…

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