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Updated: 4 killed, 3 abducted as Boko Haram attacks UN vehicle carrying food

Updated: 4 killed, 3 abducted as Boko Haram attacks UN vehicle carrying food

Updated: 4 killed, 3 abducted as Boko Haram attacks UN vehicle carrying food
Boko Haram: United Nations raises alarm over continuous killings in Borno state

Boko Haram: United Nations raises alarm over continuous killings in Borno state

The humanitarian coordinator in Nigeria, Mr Edward Kallon, on Tuesday condemned the deadly attacks targeting innocent civilians in towns in Borno state.

Boko Haram: United Nations raises alarm over continuous killings in Borno state
UN urges FG to investigate and prosecute Northern youths behind ‘quit notice’ and hate song against Igbos

UN urges FG to investigate and prosecute Northern youths behind ‘quit notice’ and hate song against Igbos

The United Nations has called on the federal government of Nigeria to investigate and prosecute people behind the ultimatum against Igbos in the norther.

UN urges FG to investigate and prosecute Northern youths behind ‘quit notice’ and hate song against Igbos
We did not attack UN House - Army issues official statement on Maiduguri incident

We did not attack UN House - Army issues official statement on Maiduguri incident

Edward Kallon, UN’s Humanitarian Coordinator, said in a statement released to the media that the invasion was unauthorized. The army has released a statement.

We did not attack UN House - Army issues official statement on Maiduguri incident
UN storms Nigeria over Boko Haram, set up fund to assist ravaged north-east

UN storms Nigeria over Boko Haram, set up fund to assist ravaged north-east

The United Nations has reportedly set up a new fund called ‘Nigeria Humanitarian Fund’ to help fight the crisis caused by Boko Haram in the north-east.

UN storms Nigeria over Boko Haram, set up fund to assist ravaged north-east
United Nations reportedly wades in as quit notice to Igbos draws close, to visit Nigeria

United Nations reportedly wades in as quit notice to Igbos draws close, to visit Nigeria

Okechukwu Isiguzoro reportedly insisted that except a referendum was conducted in Nigeria, the country will continue to witness agitations in many quarters.

United Nations reportedly wades in as quit notice to Igbos draws close, to visit Nigeria
Governor Wike meets with UN officials, reports President Buhari

Governor Wike meets with UN officials, reports President Buhari

The governor informed the United Nations that his administration has improved security through the diligent implementation of the state amnesty programme.

Governor Wike meets with UN officials, reports President Buhari
What I told late Professor Osotimehin the last time he hosted me - Ooni Ogunwusi

What I told late Professor Osotimehin the last time he hosted me - Ooni Ogunwusi

Oba Ogunwusi who expressed shock at the demise of the professor and executive director of United Nation Population Fund (UNFPA), Professor Babatunde Osotimehin.

What I told late Professor Osotimehin the last time he hosted me - Ooni Ogunwusi
Storm destroys 1,000 homes owned by Boko Haram victims

Storm destroys 1,000 homes owned by Boko Haram victims

The situation further compounded the bad conditions thousands of locals displaced by Boko Haram were already exposed to in the state, the United Nations said.

Storm destroys 1,000 homes owned by Boko Haram victims
Just in: Nigerian soldier attached to UN forces killed in Dafur

Just in: Nigerian soldier attached to UN forces killed in Dafur

The Nigerian army has lost of a special soldier who was until his death, attached to the African Union–United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur, UNAMID.

Just in: Nigerian soldier attached to UN forces killed in Dafur
FG reveals certain traits about Nigerians and their activities

FG reveals certain traits about Nigerians and their activities

Ambassador Sola Enikanolaiye, who is the permanent secretary in the ministry of Foreign Affairs, said that only a handful of the citizens were deviants.

FG reveals certain traits about Nigerians and their activities
‘Real reason Boko Haram members are mostly successful in Nigeria’

‘Real reason Boko Haram members are mostly successful in Nigeria’

An expert has sited Nigeria’s porous borders as a major reason Boko Haram, a terrorist group, successfully launches attacks on villages in the north-east.

‘Real reason Boko Haram members are mostly successful in Nigeria’
Please help us with an additional 50,000 new recruits – IGP Idris begs

Please help us with an additional 50,000 new recruits – IGP Idris begs

Ibrahim Idris is appealing to the federal government to consider recruiting an additional 50, 000 men to the current strength of the country’s police force.

Please help us with an additional 50,000 new recruits – IGP Idris begs
Fast-track Biafra’s independence, MASSOB appeals to UN

Fast-track Biafra’s independence, MASSOB appeals to UN

The groups urged the Umited Nations to stop the unending killings and brutal treatment meted out to people of the defunct eastern region by Nigerian government.

Fast-track Biafra’s independence, MASSOB appeals to UN
Nigeria to chair UN peacekeeping committee for the 45th time

Nigeria to chair UN peacekeeping committee for the 45th time

Some member countries have expressed concern over the continuous chairing of the committee by Nigeria due to its declining participating in peacekeeping.

Nigeria to chair UN peacekeeping committee for the 45th time
It will take 170 years for women to be economically equal to men – Amina Mohammed

It will take 170 years for women to be economically equal to men – Amina Mohammed

It will take 170 years to achieve economic equality between women and men says the UN Deputy Secretary-General, Ms Amina Mohammed who is also a Nigerian.

It will take 170 years for women to be economically equal to men – Amina Mohammed
Nigeria has lost over N2trillion to Boko Haram attacks since 2009 - UN

Nigeria has lost over N2trillion to Boko Haram attacks since 2009 - UN

Borno state alone suffered losses worth $6.2 billion, Matthew Rycroft, the president of the UN Security Council, told reporters on Sunday, March 5 in Maidugiri.

Nigeria has lost over N2trillion to Boko Haram attacks since 2009 - UN
Why United Nations must help Nigeria wipe out Boko Haram - UK-based Nigerian

Why United Nations must help Nigeria wipe out Boko Haram - UK-based Nigerian

Several experts have said is that the same people driving the Boko Haram crisis and preventing it from ending have a hand in these other security challenges.

Why United Nations must help Nigeria wipe out Boko Haram - UK-based Nigerian
Former Senate President wants UN to sanction Cameroon, Chad over Boko Haram

Former Senate President wants UN to sanction Cameroon, Chad over Boko Haram

Former senate president, Ameh Ebute, wants United Nations to sanction two African countries, Cameroun and Chad over alleged role in the Boko Haram insurgency.

Former Senate President wants UN to sanction Cameroon, Chad over Boko Haram
Nigeria has the most desperate migrants taking dangerous routes to Europe – Report

Nigeria has the most desperate migrants taking dangerous routes to Europe – Report

Nigeria is a country that has the highest number of citizens who desperately take dangerous routes just to get to Europe, a report from the office of the UNHCR.

Nigeria has the most desperate migrants taking dangerous routes to Europe – Report
OPINION: UN, regional forces and the need to save humanity

OPINION: UN, regional forces and the need to save humanity

The body language of these bodies surprisingly suggests countries facing threats of terrorism like Nigeria are on their own that the problem is exclusive.

OPINION: UN, regional forces and the need to save humanity
Nigeria government set to issue United Nations passport to stateless refugees

Nigeria government set to issue United Nations passport to stateless refugees

On the second anniversary of the Abidjan declaration, the federal government of Nigeria is working out plans to issue UN passports to stateless refugees.

Nigeria government set to issue United Nations passport to stateless refugees
Northeast requires $1m food assistance daily

Northeast requires $1m food assistance daily

Northeast Nigeria requires an average of one million dollars daily to provide food assistance for the victims of the Boko Haram terrorists says UN report.

Northeast requires $1m food assistance daily
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