Nigeria

Nearly One Billion People In Africa To Be Protected Against Yellow Fever By 2026

10 April 2018 | Abuja, Nigeria –Nearly one billion people will be vaccinated against yellow fever in 27 high-risk African countries by 2026 with support from WHO, Gavi – the Vaccine Alliance, UNICEF and more than 50 health partners. The com...Read More

Strategic Progress Update The North-East Recovery And Stabilisation Programme For Nigeria a Synthesis Of Results, Achievements, And Lessons Learnt

The insurgency that has devastated the North-East of Nigeria since 2009 has resulted in the loss of over 20,000 lives, the destruction of billions of dollars worth of infrastructure, and has affected the lives of over 15 million people. Aga...Read More

Security Council Press Statement On 19 February Abduction Of Schoolgirls In Dapchi, 1 March Attack In Rann, Nigeria

The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Karel Jan Gustaaf van Oosterom (Netherlands):

Take Decisive Action To Save Lake Chad, Secretary-General Urges Governments, International Community, In Message For International Conference

Following is UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ message to the International Conference on Lake Chad, in Abuja, Nigeria today:

Secretary-General Gravely Concerned Over Recent Abduction Of More Than 100 Schoolgirls In Nigeria

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres:

UNESCO Commits To Safeguarding Lake Chad

22 February 2018 UNESCO will bring a preservation project focusing on research and the dissemination of knowledge, the rehabilitation of wetlands and wildlife corridors, and the promotion of sustainable income generating activities to the I...Read More

Statement Of The Sixteenth IHR Emergency Committee Regarding The International Spread Of Poliovirus

The sixteenth meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) regarding the international spread of poliovirus was convened by the Director General on 7 February 2018 at WHO headquarters with membe...Read More

Nigeria Should Utilize Vast Human, Natural Resources To Eradicate Poverty, Deputy Secretary-General Tells Commission On Social Development Event

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s opening remarks, as prepared for delivery, at the Commission for Social Development’s side event on poverty eradication, in New York today:

1.4 Million Vaccines From Global Stockpile Support Yellow Fever Control In Nigeria

1 December 2017 | Geneva –The International Coordinating Group (ICG) on vaccine provision for yellow fever has provided 1.4 million vaccine doses for an immunization campaign that starts on Saturday (2 December) to help control an ongoing y...Read More

Statement Of The 15th IHR Emergency Committee Regarding The International Spread Of Poliovirus

The fifteenth meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) regarding the international spread of poliovirus was convened by the Director-General on 14 November 2017 at WHO headquarters with memb...Read More

Secretary-General Condemns Deadly Suicide Attack In Nigeria, Reiterating Solidarity With Government To Fight Terrorism, Extreme Violence

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres: