New York: Despite commendable progress on legal and policy safeguards for older persons, a UN-appointed independent human rights expert said on Friday that Nigeria must implement already adopted measures to protect them against ageism and age discrimination, both of which are still prevalent.
Abuja: A three-story under construction building collapsed in Nigerian capital Abuja which has left several people trapped under debris.
Abuja: Gunmen have abducted four Catholic nuns from a highway in Nigeria's oil-producing Imo state, media reports said on Tuesday.
Abuja: Five men have been arrested on suspicion of being involved in the June 5 shooting at a Catholic church in the Nigerian state of Ondo, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu said on Tuesday.
New York: UN humanitarians issued an alert on Tuesday over the deteriorating situation for millions of mainly women and children in northeast Nigeria who continue to be affected by protracted armed conflict, just as the country enters the lean season.
New York: Ripple effects from the war in Ukraine have generated a severe cost-of-living crisis which no country or community can escape, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday at a press conference to launch the latest report on the conflict’s impacts on food security, energy, and financing.
New York: The UN Secretary-General has condemned “in the strongest terms” a brutal attack on a Catholic church in southwest Nigeria at the weekend, which left at least 50 people dead and wounded dozens more.
Abuja: Unknown gunmen killed several church worshippers in Nigeria's Ondo state on Sunday.
Lagos: At least eight people have died as a three-storey building collapsed in Nigeria's southwest Lagos state, media reports said on Monday.
Abuja/UNI/Xinhua: Over 100 people have been killed following an explosion at an illegal oil refinery in Nigeria's southern state of Imo, official and local sources said on Saturday.
Lagos/UNI/Xinhua: At least five members of a family died and two others were injured in an accident in Nigeria's northwest state of Jigawa, confirmed a local police officer.
Lagos: Unidentified gunmen killed at least 11 people in Nigeria's Kaduna state on Sunday, media reports said.
New York: Emergency Relief Coordinator Martin Griffiths, has ended a four-day visit to Nigeria, pledging support and promising the United Nations will do everything it can to help rebuild the lives of vulnerable families who have been impacted by violence and extremism there.
New York: The Secretary-General, António Guterres, strongly condemned on Monday the “appalling” attacks perpetrated over the weekend in Nigeria’s Zamfara State in which scores of civilians were killed.
Abuja/UNI/Sputnik/IBNS: Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday directed the government to lift the suspension of Twitter if the social media networking giant complies with national regulations.