United Nations

Plateau killings: Real reason suspected Fulani militia attacked Bokkos—a Persecondnews exclusive

On Christmas Eve, December 24, 2023, a series of devastating attacks across numerous communities in Bokkos Local Government Area of Plateau State by...

UNGA 78: U.S. Pres. Biden fails to meet Tinubu as scheduled before departing New York

The much-publicized meeting between President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the U.S. President Joe Biden scheduled to hold while in the U.S. did not...

Transition to renewable energy: NNPCL signs to join UN Global Compact in New York

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Ltd (NNPCL) on Thursday in New York, U.S. signed to become a participant of the United Nations Global...

Tinubu in New York, blames internal, external factors for Nigeria and Africa’s economic structures impeding development

President Bola Tinubu said in New York, United States on Tuesday that Nigeria and Africa’s economic structures have been skewed to impede development,...

Africa needs to play more impactful role in global supply chain – UN

The United Nations (UN) has said Africa needs to play a more impactful role in the global supply chain and build resilience for...

Tinubu’s war drums in Niger Republic By Dr. Bisi Olawunmi

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s federal government of Nigeria is rearing to go to war in Niger Republic. Is history repeating itself? Twelve years...

Food insecurity: FG mobilises $500m to tackle hunger — Shettima

The Federal Government has mobilized half a billion dollars for innovative, profitable, equitable, and sustainable food systems transformation initiatives in Nigeria. This was...

UN ranks Nigeria high on SDGs performance

The United Nations (UN) has scored Nigeria high on its efforts and commitments toward achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by the year...

534m people in Sub-Saharan Africa living in acute poverty, says UN

The United Nations (UN) in partnership with the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative, in its latest report on the global multidimensional poverty...

4.3m people in Northeast Nigeria risk severe hunger from June to August, UN raises alarm

The United Nations (UN)nhas disclosed that about 4.3 million people face severe hunger risks in Northeast Nigeria. The international body noted that three...

Herdsmen’s killings, attacks on 245 communities: Southern Kaduna People seeks UN and AU interventions

Following ceaseless attacks and large-scale destruction of about 245 communities and massacre of hundreds of people by herdsmen, the people of Southern Kaduna...

Buhari off to Qatar for 5th UN conference on Least Developed Countries 

Ahead of the 5th United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LCDs) on March 5, President Muhammadu Buhari will on Saturday depart...

Buhari jets out to Abidjan for 2-day UN environment conference

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja for Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire on Sunday to attend a United Nations-organized conference on the future of land,...

UN Secretary-General Guterres makes first official visit to Nigeria, meets Borno Gov. Zulum, IDPs

United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, on Tuesday began his first official visit to Nigeria with  Maiduguri, the Borno State capital as his first...