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Nigeria: Minister calls for coordinated action to solve Africa’s water crisis

Nigeria’s Minister for Water Resources, Mrs. Sarah Reng Ochekpe has said unless national governments in Africa pull efforts and resources together, the continent will not be able to overcome its ...

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Flooding in Benin city claims 43 lives

Flooding in Benin city has led to the deaths of at least 43 people and left about 98,000 people homeless. Nearly 360,000 people have been affected by the rains and ...

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Nigeria gets 4th Clean Development Mechanism Project

Asuokpu/Umutu Gas Recovery and Marketing Facility,  owned by an indigenous Oil and Gas Producing Company, Platform Petroleum Company has  been registered  under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change ...

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Nigeria: Nations far from achieving MDGs

The recently-concluded United Nations Summit revealed that many countries, Nigeria inclusive, is far from achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by the year 2015. The MDGs are eight international development ...

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Ban ki-moon condemns boomb blast in Nigeria

The Secretary-General of United Nations, Ban Ki-moon has condemned the car bomb attacks near the venue of celebrations to mark the country’s 50th independence anniversary in the Nigerian capital, Abuja. ...

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United Nations Advocacy Week focuses on Nigeria

This year’s United Nations Advocacy Week (UNAW) will focus on Palestine and Israel, and Nigeria Representatives from churches, ecumenical organizations and civil society organizations from around the world will gather ...

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Nigeria prepares to assume Security Council Presidency

As Nigeria gets set to assume the Presidency of the Security Council  next month, its top officials had started holding diplomatic consultations with members of the Security Council The UN ...

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UN Secretary General to visit Nigeria

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said visiting Nigeria is still a priority on his agenda “I met President Jonathan in South Africa on the occasion of the World Cup and ...

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Nigeria elected into UN security council

Nigeria and  four other countries- Bosnia, Brazil, Gabon, and Lebanon were elected Thursday to non-permanent seats on the U.N. Security Council, serving a two-year terms starting January 1 participating  in ...

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The media, water and climate change

In the framework of its programmes and objectives, the United Nations Office to Support the International Decade for Action “Water for life” 2005-2015 (UNO-IDfA), based in Zaragoza Spain, organized a ...

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