Improving quality of primary education in Nigeria
The United Nations says families in Nigeria spend approximately 20 percent of GDP per capita on preschool-related expenditures annually. Euphrates Efose, Chief of Education at UNICEF Nigeria joins CNBC Africa to discuss evaluate this data and look at strategies for improving the quality of primary Education in Nigeria.
Deepening healthcare insurance in Nigeria
As the United Nations and World Health Organization prepare to observe World Health day on the 7th of this month, Chike Nwangwu, CEO of NOIPOLLS joins CNBC Africa to discuss ways to deepening health insurance in Nigeria.
Understanding the financing needs for commercial real estate in Nigeria
The United Nations expects Nigeria to become the third most populous country in the world by 2030. The country's real estate sector would require innovative funding structures to accommodate the housing needs of the growing population.
Women not safe at home
A United Nations (UN) study has said the most dangerous place for women is in their home. The study says women are most at risk in their house which is supposed to be their safe haven.
Nigerians must rise up for a revolution in 2019 - Moghalu
Kingsley Chinedu Moghalu, the Young Progressives Party (YPP), is a political economist, lawyer, former United Nations official, and professor in International Business and Public Policy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.
Peacekeepers search for landmines in Mali's volatile north
Guinean peacekeepers with the United Nations Mission in Mali carry out routine de-mining operations in a restive northern region where explosive devices continue to pose a threat.
Saudi Arabia says will prosecute Khashoggi killers, as U.S. calls for investigation
Saudi Arabia told the United Nations on Monday (November 5) it would prosecute those responsible for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at its Istanbul consulate, and defended its human rights record.
U.N. report details abuses committed against civilians in Equatoria, South Sudan
A new United Nations report details abuses being committed against civilians in South Sudan's Western Equatoria region, following fighting in the region this year. The study indicates that abductions, forced child soldier recruits and sexual slavery of girls were perpetrated by both government and rebel forces.
China battles to contain swine fever spread
China is battling to contain the rapid spread of African swine fever among what is the world's largest pig herd, as the United Nations says 40,000 pigs have been culled since early August in an effort to stop the disease.
September 5 is International Day of Charity
In recognition of the role of charity in alleviating humanitarian crises and human suffering as well as the efforts of charitable organizations and individuals, including the work of Mother Teresa, the General Assembly of the United Nations designated the 5th of September, as the International Day of Charity.