Posts Tagged ‘UN’

Buhari Condemns B/Haram’s Attack On UN Helicopter

by Seun Adeuyion July 6, 2020
Nigerian Ruler, Muhammadu Buhari has condemned what he called “the dastardly attack on UN aid helicopter in the Northeast on Saturday by the Boko Haram terrorists.” Recall that two civilians including a five-year-old child were, on Thursday, killed and an aid helicopter damaged in a jihadist attack in restive northeast Nigeria. Reacting to the reports […]

Regime Debunks Report That Technical Problems Prevented Buhari From Delivering Speech At UN Event

by Seun Adeuyion May 29, 2020
On Thursday, SaharaReporters had reported that poor network connection prevented Nigerian Ruler, Muhammadu Buhari, from addressing a United Nations (UN) virtual meeting. Buhari’s connection from Abuja had hitches right from the start as he went on and off for seconds before the video connection went off completely, SaharaReporters quoted a report by PUNCH as saying.  He briefly highlighted […]

UNICEF, Human Rights Activists Score Major Victory As FGM Criminalized In Sudan

by Olatorera Dickson-Amusaon May 3, 2020
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) fully embraced the groundbreaking move against Female Genital Mutilation, announcing it’s full support on Friday. The law, carried out by Sudan’s transitional Government two weeks ago was passed by members of the Sovereign Council, following the ousting of former dictator, Omar Al-Bashir. “This practice is not only a violation […]

#COVID19: UN Chief Calls For Immediate Global Ceasefire

by Seun Adeuyion March 25, 2020
Antionio Guterres, UN Secretary-General, on Tuesday appealed, for an “immediate global ceasefire” to protect vulnerable civilians in conflict zones from the ravages of the coronavirus pandemic. “#COVID19 does not care about nationality or ethnicity, faction or faith. It attacks all, relentlessly,” Guterres said in a tweet on his official twitter handle, @antonioguterres. He added: “That […]

Khashoggi Murder: Small Victory For Journalism, UN Recommends Saudi Crown Princes For Investigation

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 19, 2019
Agnes Callamard, the United Nations special rapporteur asked to investigate the possibility of state involvement in the murder of Saudi Arabian journalist, Jamal Khashogi, has said in her report Wednesday that enough evidence exists to extend the investigation to top Saudi Crowned Princes. Khashoggi was killed by a team from Saudi Arabia in the country’s […]

‘Body bags’ comment: PDP calls for El-Rufai’s arrest

by Ikokwu Ikembaon February 9, 2019
The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has called on the International Criminal Court (ICC) to arrest the Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State. The call was made in response to the governor’s threat to foreign election observers and members of the international community that they would be sent back […]