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UN, FG laud Muhammad-Bande’s emergence as UNGA

Jude Johnson The Federal Government and United Nations (UN) has lauded the emergence of Nigeria's Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, as the President of the UN General Assembly (UNGA). This was conveyed in a statement on Tuesday by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, applauding the emergence of Muhammad – Bande, as the President

Two UN Peacekeepers Killed in Mali

The United Nations says two U.N. peacekeepers from Sri Lanka were killed when their convoy hit a land mine in the West African nation of Mali. A spokesman for Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said six other Sri Lankan peacekeepers were injured in Friday’s blast, which took place in Mali’s central Mopti region,

Boko Haram: UN Chief condemns terrorists attacks, pledges solidarity

Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the recurrent attacks by terrorists and other extremist groups in northern Nigeria that have taken a heavy toll on civilians and security forces. His spokesperson, Stephane Dujarric, issued a statement extending the UN chief’s “heartfelt condolences to the Government of Nigeria and to the families of those who