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TB kills over 1.6m people annually – UN

The UN has said no fewer than 1.6 million people are killed annually by tuberculosis and the disease would cost about one trillion dollars...

UN remembers 140 fallen staff members

The UN has held a memorial service to remember 140 personnel who lost their lives in the line of duty between July 1, 2016...

UN appoints Adeosun into pension fund’s investment panel

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has been appointed into the Investments Committee of the United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund. A statement from...

Jerusalem: Nigeria, 127 other countries ignore Trump; vote against U.S., Israel

On Thursday,  Nigeria joined 127 other countries to back a UN resolution which effectively called on the U.S. to withdraw its recognition of Jerusalem...

Jerusalem: Trump threatens to cut aid to countries that support UN resolution

The U.S. President, Donald Trump, has threatened to cut financial aid to countries that back a United Nations resolution opposing the recognition of Jerusalem...

UN votes on U.S recognition of Jerusalem status

The United Nations Security Council will on Monday vote on a draft resolution that the recognition of Jerusalem as Capital of Israel has no...

Bosnian Croat war crimes convict dies after taking ‘poison’ in U.N. court [ VIDEO] 

A former Bosnian Croat military commander swallowed what he said was poison in a U.N. war crimes courtroom on Wednesday and died shortly after...

BREAKING: Obasanjo gets UN appointment

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has been appointed into the United Nations (UN) High-Level Advisory Board on Mediation along with 17 other current and former global...

Morocco king rejects independence for Western Sahara

Morocco’s King Mohammed VI has ruled out any peace deal that allows for the independence of the Western Sahara as the United Nations renews...

UN commends Jonathan for electoral reforms, lauds his role in promoting peace in Africa

The United Nations has commended former President Goodluck Jonathan for the electoral reforms he initiated during his tenure, and for the good works he...

Ex-President of Nigeria Jonathan at Rhodes Forum, calls for reform of UN

Former President Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has called for the reform and democratisation of the United nations so as to make it greater representative and...

UNGA: ‘Bureaucracy’ is holding UN back, says Donald Trump

President of United States Donald Trump says “bureaucracy” is stopping the United Nations from realizing its potential Monday, a barbed message during his first...

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