Saraki in a statement by his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, described the late Annan as a quintessential African diplomat on the global plane and a citizen of the world.
This quote propels me to think of the dignity of the human race and the rights of every man which should never be denied.
The current UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, paid glowing tributes to the former Secretary-General, who headed the intergovernmental organisation from 1997 to 2006.
Edward Kallon, the UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, made the cal during a courtesy call on Governor Kashim Shettima in Maiduguri.
The Minister of Interior, retired Lt.- Gen Abdulrahman Dambazau, said this in a statement issued by the Deputy Director of Press and Public Relations of the Ministry, Mohammed Manga, on Tuesday in Abuja.
OCHA, in its humanitarian situation report for the month of June, said no fewer than 1.7 million persons were displaced by the conflict in the region in the past nine years.
IOM said the tragic weekend began on Friday with two shipwrecks adding to the alarming increase in migrant deaths off Libya coast.
It, therefore, called for deliberate action to end the conflicts.
The group, in its report to the Human Rights Council in Geneva, said: “Alarming pushbacks have been progressing across regions of the globe” through “alliance of conservative political ideologies and religious fundamentalisms”.
The oil-producing nation splintered following the 2011 NATO-backed revolt that toppled Muammar Gaddafi, and since 2014 has been divided between competing political and military groups based in Tripoli and the east.
Bolaji, who stated this in his remarks at High-level Debate Marking the 15th Anniversary of Adoption of UN Convention Against Corruption in New York, regretted the impacts of corruption on Nigeria.
They are the latest international body to up the pressure on the East African nation since 19-year-old Noura Hussein was sentenced to death by a Sudanese court earlier this month.
The Gender Technical Adviser on UN Women Project in Nigeria, Sewuese Surma, made this call Tuesday during a one day interactive session in Jos, Plateau State with heads of media establishments.
The Spokesperson for the UN Secretary-General, Stephane Dujarric, said in New York that Nigeria paid its annual dues in full.
The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said nine billion dollars (about N3.2 billion) would be used to provide life-saving aid for some 60,000 people displaced by ongoing Boko Haram crisis in Borno.
The UN relief wing said the resumption of aid operations in the community followed several security assessments by the UN and non-governmental organisations.
The Secretary-General, in a statement issued in New York, called on the Federal Government to bring the abductors of the schoolgirls to justice.
The agencies, which include UN Food and Agriculture Organisation and World Food Programme, listed the 16 states as Bauchi, Benue, Gombe, Jigawa, Plateau, Niger, Kebbi, Katsina, Kaduna, Taraba, Zamfara, Sokoto, Kano, Yobe, Borno and Adamawa.
UN humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock will meet donors next week in the country where conditions in many areas are worsening, UN spokesman Jens Laerke told a Geneva briefing.
A female aid worker was also missing while one other sustained injuries in the attack.
Samantha Newport, Head of Communications, UNICEF Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, confirmed the incident to News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Maidguri.