They described the ban as an unjustifiable violation of the rights of all Nigerians to freedom of expression and access to information, and a contravention of the relevant instruments of both bodies.
Ododo told the News Agency of Nigeria that most of the jobs would come from the fields of music, movies, fashion and information technology.
The UN economic forecast, published on Tuesday, stated that while the outlook for global growth has improved, the ongoing impacts of the pandemic as well as inadequate progress on vaccination in poorer countries are putting recovery at risk.
Kallon disclosed this on the sideline of the launch of a $2.3 million oxygen plant and vaccine storage in Borno State, which he said was part of the Nigerian COVID-19 multi-sectorial response plan.
“It is important & timely that they’ve apologised,” Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala said in a tweet.
The event, tagged: “Living in peaceful world,” was announced on Wednesday.
Three peacekeepers from Burundi were killed and two others wounded by armed attackers on the domestic security forces and the UN’s MINUSCA mission in Dekoa, Kemo prefecture, and Bakouma in Mbomou prefecture.
The latest batch of beneficiaries included two long-time associates of the President, Roger Stone and Paul Manafort.
It said, however, that heart disease remains the leading cause of death globally.
Guterres made the call in a message to 2020 World Day of the Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, commemorated annually on the third Sunday of November.
Brazil is the traditional first speaker at the days-long event, followed by the US.
The project, known as the Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator (ACT), has received 3 billion dollars, which Guterres called “critical as a seed funding.”
Rather, the money will be diverted to other contributions to the United Nations, according to a senior official of the Department of State, Nerissa Cook.
On August 17, the Coalition of Caribbean Leaders for Peace consisting of the former and current leaders in the Caribbean, including the former President of the United Nations Human Rights Council sent a joint letter to South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha and the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet.
The UN health agency gave the update on its regional official Twitter account: @WHOAFRO.
The special rapporteurs are Koumbou Boly Barry, Special Rapporteur on the right to education; Dainius Puras, Special Rapporteur on the right to health; and Olivier De Schutter, Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights.
An accredited journalist covering the United Nations headquarters in New York has tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19).
Guterres made this known on Monday in a message published on the UN website to mark the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust.
The UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Edward Kallon, expressed the relief in a statement issued by Eve Sabbagh, Head of Public Information, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Abuja.
“The US State Department has allegedly told the UN that it doesn’t have time to issue Zarif a visa,’’ the top Iranian diplomat told news agency Isna on Tuesday.