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    Metro Yoruba Nation, IPOB agitators resume protest at UN headquarters in New York – Punch Newspapers

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    Metro UN reacts to video of couple having sex in its official car - Pm News

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    Metro Visiting UN delegation denied landing at Makurdi Airport—Ortom – Vanguard News Nigeria

    Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, yesterday, claimed that a United Nations, UN, delegation scheduled to visit Benue State was denied landing permit at Makurdi Airport.... Read more via Vanguard News Nigeria – https://ift.tt/2DD8uJQ Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro UNAIDS appoints Aisha Buhari as special ambassador – TODAY.NG

    The Joint UN Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) has appointed Wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, as UNAIDS Special Ambassador for the Elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV and Promotion of Treatment for Children living with HIV in Nigeria. Read more via TODAY.NG –...
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    World UN: Facebook has turned into a beast – BBC News

    UN investigators have said the use of Facebook played a "determining role" in stirring up hatred against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. One of the team probing allegations of genocide in Myanmar said Facebook had "turned into a beast." About 700,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh since...
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    World World Facing Gravest Humanitarian Crisis Since 1945 - UN

    The world is facing its largest humanitarian crisis since 1945, the United Nations says, issuing a plea for help to avoid “a catastrophe”. UN humanitarian chief Stephen O’Brien said that more than 20 million people faced the threat of starvation and famine in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and...
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    World Trump To Israel: Stay Strong, My Inauguration Is January 20th

    Incoming U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday, asked Israel to stay strong, saying his inauguration on Jan. 20, 2017, is fast approaching and things will change. Trump’s remark was not unconnected with the continued controversies over recent UN resolution condemning Israeli settlements in...
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    Metro Saraki Calls on UN to Resume Humanitarian Activities in Nigeria

    Nigeria's Ssenate President, Bukola Saraki, has urged the United Nations to resume its humanitarian activities in Nigeria. The UN had announced aid suspension to Nigeria after its convoy was attacked by Boko Haram militants on Thursday night. Reacting, Saraki strongly condemned the attack...
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    Metro UN Paints Gory Picture of Northeastern Nigeria, Says Thousands of Children May Die Soon

    According to the United Nations, a huge number of people in northeastern Nigeria, an area ravaged by years of Boko Haram insurgency, are living in terrible conditions. Thousands of children in the area will die of malnutrition this year, unless they are treated, UN Officials said on Friday...
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    Politics Buhari Gives 5 Reasons Why Nigeria is Using Minimum Force on Boko Haram

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday explained why Nigeria is using “minimum force” in fighting Boko Haram insurgents, while addressing a special session of the EU parliament in Strasbourg, France, Here are the four reasons why Nigeria is not coming hard on the Boko Haram militants... -...
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    Metro 7,000 Women, Girls Abducted As Sex Slaves by Boko Haram – UN

    The United Nations Humanitarian Coordination Agency (OCHA) has revealed that between 2,000 to 7,000 women and girls have been abducted and used as sex slaves since the beginning of Boko Haram onslaught in the North East six years ago. According to Guardian, the report revealed that women and...
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    Metro Nigeria will be 3rd Most Populous Country in the World by 2050 - Report

    Nigeria will be the third most populous country in the world by 2050, standing behind just India and China, a United Nations study has projected. Nigeria’s population, currently the seventh largest in the world, is growing most rapidly and is projected to surpass that of the United States by...
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    Metro UN Condemns Boko Haram Attacks In Nigeria

    United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki Moon, on Thursday condemned Tuesday’s bomb attack in Yola, Adamawa, North-East of Nigeria, which claimed many lives and left others injured. Ban, in a statement issued by UN Information Centre (UNIC) in Lagos, said that no political or ideological...
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    Metro Boko Haram Spends N2 Billion Yearly For Its Attacks

    The United Nations has revealed that the Boko Haram sect spends as high as N2 billion to carry out terrorists attacks just as the Senegalese authorities have arrested two suspected Boko Haram female members with 500 million CFA (about N164 million) cash. Deputy Director of Assessment and...