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UN deputy scribe tasks FG on prompt preparations for census

Mohammed, UN deputy scribe, tasks Africa on Boko Haram, conflicts

The UN Deputy Secretary-General, Ms Amina Mohammed, has challenged Nigeria and African countries to learn from the lessons of the Boko Haram insurgency and...
Nokia’s mobile networks head quits

Nokia’s mobile networks head quits

Nokia’s head of mobile networks, the division which accounted for more than half of Finnish telecoms network equipment maker’s sales last year, is leaving...
Trump to press other nations to do more at UN General Assembly

Trump seeks extra $30bn in 2017 to rebuild military, fight ISIS

U.S. President Donald Trump has asked for another 30 billion dollars for the Defense Department to rebuild the armed forces and accelerate the campaign...
UN chief calls for restart to Western Sahara talks: document

Guterres thanks U.S. as largest UN contributor, pledges reforms

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has commended the U.S. for the support it has given to the global organisation as the largest financial contributor. According to...
Italian fugitive caught in Mexico thanks to Facebook selfies

Italian fugitive caught in Mexico thanks to Facebook selfies

A fugitive Italian drug dealer was captured in a Mexican resort after posting photos of himself living the good life on Facebook, police said...
Explosion at IMF Paris offices injures 1, says police

Explosion at IMF Paris offices injures 1, says police

A letter exploded when it was opened at the offices in central Paris of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Thursday and one person...
Katsina Govt releases N350m for treatment of malnourished children – Official

One in three children malnourished in epicentre of drought-hit Kenya – UN

Three years of poor rains have triggered a national disaster in Kenya, with 2.6 million people hungry, critical rates of child malnutrition and devastating...
Cambodia deputy prime minister dies at 66

Cambodia deputy prime minister dies at 66

Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister Sok An, 66, has died in Beijing after a long illness, local media reported on Thursday. Sok had been a close...
UN chief calls for restart to Western Sahara talks: document

Human traffickers make $150b yearly -Guterres

At least 21 million people are victims of human trafficking, the UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday, adding that the traffickers are...
Trump blasts rapper Snoop Dogg for music video shooting

Trump blasts rapper Snoop Dogg for music video shooting

U.S. President Donald Trump blasted Snoop Dogg on Wednesday for a music video that shows the rapper shooting a gun at a clown that...