FAO’s flagship Hand-In-Hand initiative aimed at eradicating poverty and hunger builds momentum

New York/Rome – Progress made by countries in fighting poverty and hunger under FAO’s flagship Hand-In-Hand Initiative during the last 18 months came under the spotlight at a technical briefing organized by FAO’s Liaison Office in New York and the UN Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and […]


Deputy Secretary-General, at Youth Empowerment Initiative Webinar, Says Nigeria’s Young People Hold Key to Creative Solutions for Advancing Sustainable Development

Following is the text of UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohamed’s video message for the Initiative for Revival and Sustainable Development 2021:  Youth Empowerment Initiative Webinar, today: Mr. Mohammed Shahid Ahmed, members of the steering committee, dear friends, greetings from the United Nations. We are meeting at a difficult moment for our world.  COVID-19, the climate […]


Stakeholders Support Nigeria To Address Environmental Challenges

Stakeholders at the 14th meeting of the National Council on Environment have expressed readiness to continue collaboration with the Nigerian government in dealing with climate change, water scarcity, shortage of food and other issues affecting social, political and economic development in Nigeria. The three day event with the theme “Managing Emerging Environmental Challenges: Need For Strategic Approach […]


FG Meets Again With Striking Doctors

The Federal Government of Nigeria has again met with striking Doctors to find ways of resolving the impasse. The Doctors under the auspices of the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors NARD, had embarked on an indefinite industrial action last weeks over disagreements relating to their welfare. The meeting was convened by the Minister of Labour […]


JAMB Commences 2021 UTME/DE Registration

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has now commenced registration of candidates for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE) into tertiary institutions in the country. The Board had on Thursday said it was putting on hold the registration exercise due to some technical issue. In another statement released on […]