MMS honours nine women as UN generation amazons

  Organizers of MMS Woman of Fortune Hall of Fame (WoFHoF) Initiative on Wednesday recognised and…

UN refugee chief blasts Europe for shutting out migrants 

  The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, on Monday lambasted countries that close…

COVID-19: UN agencies warn of humanitarian crisis facing seafarers

  United Nations (UN) agencies including the International Labour Organisation, (ILO), International Maritime Organisation (IMO), United…

UN scribe seeks key worker designation for seafarers

  Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, called on all countries on Friday to designate…

Keep ports open, facilitate crew changes, ICS and ITF tell UN

  The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and Internatiional Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) are calling on…

Japan notifies UN of fuel transfers by North Korean tanker

Japan’s foreign ministry said Tuesday it has notified the United Nations Security Council of suspected ship-to-ship…

Gulf of Guinea: Nigeria, others lose $777m annually to piracy — UN  

A new report by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) reveals that Nigeria…

UN: Nigeria lost $2.8bn to oil-related crimes in 2018 

The United Nations says Nigeria lost an estimated $2.8 billion in revenue in 2018, mainly due…

UN says Nigerian migrants face unimaginable horrors in Libya

The United Nations has released a new report, which detailed the unimaginable horrors Nigerian migrants were…

UN appoints Amaechi into board of Road Safety Trust Fund

  By Omotilewa Quadri  The United Nations on Thursday inaugurated Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi,…

1,500 migrants died in Mediterranean in 2018 – UN

The UN says for the fifth straight year, 1,500 migrants perished in the Mediterranean, with the…

UN urges action against $50bn illegal funds from Africa

United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, has urged the international community to take action against the flow…