A UN-backed report released on Thursday said the figure represents 14 per cent of the total global population of children, according to UN Children’s Fund Senior Nutrition Adviser, Roland Kupka.
The UN deputy relief chief stated said this on her arrival in Chad for a two-day visit to see first-hand the humanitarian situation in the country.
Prof. Ben Maloney, Communications Officer, Commonwealth Secretariat, said in a statement that the High Level Group would make recommendations on governance of the Commonwealth Secretariat.
The postponement of the case came one day after the Communications Minister, Sheriff Bojang, stepped down and fled the West African nation
Jammeh, who took power in a coup in 1994, initially conceded defeat in the December 1 election to little-known challenger, Adama Barrow, raising the prospect of an end to his 22 years rule
The UN representative said that the international community needed to act immediately to resolve the food insecurity faced by 4.6 million Nigerians in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe States following the Boko Haram insurgency
Safieldin told the News Agency of Nigeria in New York on Wednesday that about a quarter of the funding was received as at October.
He, however, stated that at the moment, there is a funding shortfall of about 300 million dollars
In a situation update, FAO said the urgently needed funds would tackle food insecurity among returnees, internally displaced persons and host communities
Addressing journalists in Abuja, the Executive Secretary of CESJET, Comrade Ikpa Isaac, said the UN Mission in Nigeria should help prevail on the United Nations to designate the IMN as a terrorist organization
A civil society organisation, the Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency, said this to the United Nations on Monday during a protest march to the UN office in Abuja on what it described as campaign of calumny by Amnesty International against Nigeria
These are addressing the conditions conducive to the spread of terrorism, measures to prevent and combat terrorism, measures to build states’ capacity to prevent and combat terrorism and to strengthen the role of the UN system in that regard
The UN official arrived in Nigeria on Wednesday and undertook an assessment of the humanitarian situation in Maiduguri, Diffa and Konduga in Borno State
Pond said O’Brien would have a first-hand assessment of the humanitarian crisis caused by the Boko Haram insurgency at Diffa and Maiduguri, before visiting Abuja
This was contained in their Vision Statements made available to UN correspondents on Monday in New York, United States of America.
The four are Dr. Vesna Pusic of Croatia, Irina Bokova of Bulgaria, Natalia Gherman of the Republic of Moldova and Helen Clark, former Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme
The global partners, who had signed a tripartite agreement to facilitate the assessment, are now expected to support the Federal Government in the financing of the North East reconstruction, including an offer by the World Bank to make available $800 million towards the rebuilding
President Buhari and other Heads of State and Government who will be in Malta for this year’s summit are expected to deliberate on fresh Commonwealth initiatives on development and climate change, with a view to adding greater value to ongoing global efforts in these areas
The strategy aims at providing life-saving treatments, from immunisation to pre-natal care, for women and infants.
An itinerary released by the UN Information Centre in Lagos said during the visit, Ki-Moon is also scheduled to hold talks with state governors on Sunday
The Federal Government is collaborating with the UN Special Envoy on Global Education to ensure security in all schools in…
Al-Hussein said that as workers, consumers and taxpayers, they contributed in many ways to the economic growth of all societies, as many studies demonstrated