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Govt seeks UN assistance for transition to electric vehicles

The Federal Government of Nigeria is seeking the assistance of United Nations (UN) in the areas of technical and infrastructural capacity in its drive...

UN demands end to attacks on health care in Ukraine

Head of UN bodies, Catherine Russell (Executive Director, United Nations Children's Fund – UNICEF), Dr. Natalia Kanem (Executive Director, United Nations Population Fund –...

UN report assesses risk of plastic pollution to migratory species

A report on plastic pollution and migratory species launched on Tuesday, March 1, 2022, during the fifth session of the United Nations Environment Assembly...

115,500 health workers died of COVID-19 in 18 months – UN

No fewer than 115,500 health workers died from COVID-19 in 18 months of the COVID-19 pandemic, linked to a “systemic lack of safeguards”, according...

UN chief urges countries to rescue SDGs from failing

UN Secretary General, António Guterres, has called on all countries to do everything within their power to rescue the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from...

U.N. committee acts on toxic plastics additives, pesticides, industrial chemicals

In a landmark decision, a U.N. expert committee decided, unanimously, that global action is needed for the toxic plastic additive UV-328. The evaluation provided...

UN relief chief pledges support for Nigeria in rebuilding Northeast

The UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Martin Griffiths, has pledged to support Nigeria to help rebuild the lives of those...

Volcano: 80% of Tonga population impacted by eruption, tsunami – UN

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) says  no fewer than 12,000 households have been affected by the volcanic eruption and...

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AfDB provides 42m people improved access to water, sanitation

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has provided about 42 million people with access to improved water and sanitation...
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Cloudiness, sunshine will prevail for three days from Friday, says NiMet

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudiness and sunshine from Friday, May 27 to Sunday, May 29, 2022,...

Ukraine war influences G7 environment ministers’ deliberations

Climate protection, energy and environment ministers of the G7 countries on Thursday, May 26, 2022, commenced a two-day meeting...

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AfDB provides 42m people improved access to water, sanitation

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has provided about...

Cloudiness, sunshine will prevail for three days from Friday, says NiMet

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudiness and...