At least 110 killed’ in attack on farm workers in jihadist-ravaged northeast Nigeria

A weekend attack on farm workers in northeast Nigeria blamed on jihadists left at least 110 dead, the UN humanitarian coordinator in the country said on Sunday, the deadliest attack on civilians this year. The attack, in a state gripped by a jihadist insurgency for more than 10 years, took place the same day as... Continue Reading →

Ex-REA Boss Resumes At UN After Buhari Reverses Her Suspension

Immediate-past Managing Director of the Rural Electrification Agency, Ms. Damilola Ogunbiyi, has assumed duty at her new job at the United Nations. A UN spokesman, Mr. Farhan Haq, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria in New York on Tuesday. Haq said Ogunbiyi, who was appointed Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General on Sustainable... Continue Reading →

Nigerian Woman, Damilola Ogunbiyi Appointed By UN Secretary-General António Guterres

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Nigeria’s Damilola Ogunbiyi as his Special Representative for Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) and Co-Chairperson of United Nations-Energy Sahara Reporters. A spokesperson for the UN Mr Farhan Haq made the announcement during the organisation’s daily news briefing in New York on Tuesday. Haq also announced the appointment of Ogunbiyi... Continue Reading →

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki Disgraced By Angry Protesters At UNGA Holding In New York

Governor Godwin Obaseki got disgraced by some angry protesters at the 74th United Nations General Assembly he attended with some government officials after he was spotted walking outside the UN building in New York The protesters were heard shouting “Obaseki Ole, you have failed and have you seen the good roads” intermittently as the Edo... Continue Reading →

President Buhari Vows To Tackle Corruption In UNGA 74 Address In New York

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday restated his administration’s commitment in tackling corruption, insisting that the government under his watch will leave no stones unturned to rid the country of graft. The Nigerian leader stated this at the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA74) in New York, United States of America, insisting: “The... Continue Reading →

We Will Mobilize All The Jobless Nigerian Youths To Plant 25 Million Trees – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his administration will mobilize Nigerian youths to plant 25 million trees in order to enhance the country’s carbon sink and combat climate change. Speaking at the Climate Action Summit at the United Nations headquarters in New York, United States, on Monday, Buhari said the government will include youth in... Continue Reading →

President Buhari Departs Abuja For New York Ahead Of 74th Session Of UN General Assembly (Photos)

President Buhari yesterday afternoon departed Abuja for New York, USA ahead of the 74th Session of United Nations General Assembly. He is accompanied by the governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola and Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state. The President’s participation at this year’s gathering of world leaders is particularly significant as it coincides with Nigeria’s... Continue Reading →

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this:
Skip to toolbar