The United Nations Agreement Concerning International Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road will ensure safe transportation of commodities in the country, an official of Federal Road Safety Corps has said.
The Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service; Tunde Fowler; Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama; and Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, will join other top officials from around the world at a global conference on how to contain Illicit Financial Flows at the Trusteeship Council Chamber, UN Headquarters in New York.
Top UN officials, including Secretary-General António Guterres, have condemned Sunday’s deadly attack on a Catholic church in Burkina Faso.
The President of the 73rd United Nations General Assembly, María Espinosa-Garcés, has described the shrinking of the Lake Chad as one of the major climate change disasters in Africa.
The Federal Government says it has taken measures at enhancing the performance of troops and protection of civilians during peacekeeping operations.
Cyclone Idai that left 1.85 million people in need of assistance in Mozambique is a catastrophe that UN Chief, Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday rang “yet another alarm bell about the dangers of climate change”.
A storm ravaging southern Africa is possibly the worst weather-related disaster ever to hit the southern hemisphere, with 1.7 million people in the path of the cyclone in Mozambique, UN officials said on Tuesday.
A high level UN and EU delegation has visited the Headquarters of the Multinational Joint Task Force in N’Djamena, Chad.
UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, was “shocked and saddened” by the fatal collapse of a building in Nigeria, his spokesperson said on Thursday.
The United Nations has called for immediate release of Alice Lokshah, a nurse and mother, kidnapped by Boko Haram insurgents during the deadly attack on Rann town, Borno, on March 1, 2018.
The Heads of the international observation missions in Nigeria have urged the Independent National Electoral Commission to strictly adhere to the new dates it scheduled for the general elections.
Three survivors who were rescued said there were 120 people on the boat, Flavio Di Giacomo said.
The Executive Director of UNODC, Yury Fedotov, said this while briefing the UN Security Council session presided over by Côte d’Ivoire.
This was made known by the NIS Public Relations Officer, Sunday James, in Abuja on Tuesday.
Ernesto Araujo, Foreign Minister, who will take office in January under right-wing president-elect Jair Bolsonaro – said the international accord was “an inappropriate instrument’’ to deal with the issue and nations should set their own policies.
Mustapha gave the warning at the official commissioning of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Signage Plant, Gwagwalada in the Federal Capital Territory on Monday.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Nigeria organised a side event on Friday evening to promote the resolution on the Day, co-sponsored by Ireland, Singapore and Qatar, and the resolution is expected to be adopted next week.
Nikhil Seth, Executive Director, United Nations Institute for Training and Research, Geneva made this known at an event organised by the UN and Federal Road Safety Corps in Abuja on Friday.
The UN labour agency in its Global Wage Report 2018/19 released on Monday, also said that pay rose by just 0.4 per cent during last year in advanced economies.
The Director General of WHO, Tedros Ghebreyesus, and UN Peacekeeping chief, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, sated this after a joint mission to the epicentre of the epidemic, around the city of Beni close to the Ugandan border.