Tag: Amina Mohammed

‘The truth in many cases come in different colours, depending on who is telling it’ – Amina Mohammed

Deputy Secretary-General of the UN, Mrs. Amina Mohammed, has warned Nigerian youths against ‘inciting statements’ saying it is time to start building the country with their God-given skills and talents. In the statement signed late Monday, by National Information Officer, UN Office, Nigeria, Oluseyi Soremekun, Amina Mohammed said: “You have[Read More…]

Amina Mohammed appointed for 2nd term At UN

United Nations secretary-general António Guterres has appointed Nigeria’s Amina Mohammed to serve as Deputy Secretary-general for a second term, shortly after the UN General Assembly re-appointed him for a second term. Guterres’s second term starts on January 1, 2022, and will run for a period of five years. He succeeded[Read More…]

Federal Government names Idu Railway Station after UN Deputy Sec-Gen, Amina Mohammed

The Federal Government has named the Idu railway complex and rail station as well as the Light Rail Station of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) after the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Amina Mohammed. The announcement was made via the federal government’s official Twitter handle and the Minister of[Read More…]

Amina Mohammed says COVID-19 and unemployment caused #EndSARS protests

Following the recent EndSARS protest where thousands of Nigerian youths marched against police brutality, the United Nations Deputy Secretary-general Amina Mohammed has dismissed the point that the EndSARS protests were triggered by complaints against police brutality.  She said the protests were the compounding effects of a frustrating COVID-19 pandemic.  She[Read More…]

‘It is in the interest of Nigerian youths to keep the peace’ says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigerian youths would do well to keep the peace the country is enjoying, as it is ultimately in their own interest. The President made the declaration on Monday, at the State House, Abuja, while receiving in audience the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Amina Mohammed.[Read More…]

UN will continue to support Nigeria in fighting corruption – Amina Mohammed, DSG

Ms Amina Mohammed, UN Deputy Secretary-General has pledged the support of the UN to President Muhammdu Buhari’s administration campaign against corruption, insecurity, and many other challenges confronting the country. She made the pledge on Tuesday in Abuja, during a visit to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama. Mohammed said[Read More…]

United Nation’s, Amina Mohammed Fingered In a US$300 Million Worth Wood Racket Laundered Into China

Amina J. Mohammed, the United Nations deputy secretary-general, is accused of signing thousands of certificates authorizing the shipment of vast quantities of illegal woods . The report  states that, In January, weeks before assuming her current job, Ms Mohammed spent her final days as Nigeria’s environment minister doing something that[Read More…]

FEC Holds Valedictory Session For Amina Mohammed As She Leaves Nigeria For UN

A cross section of federal Ministers could not control their emotion as they wept openly on Wednesday at the valedictory cabinet session conducted in honour of out-going Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed. Amina will assume duty as new Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations on March 7, in New York. Acting[Read More…]

Nigeria’s Amina Mohammed Named UN Deputy Secretary-General

Amina Mohammed, minister of environment has been named deputy secretary-general of the United Nations (UN). Antonio Guterres, UN secretary-general, made the announcement through Stephane Dujarric, his spokesman. Guterres also announced the duo of Maria Viotti of Brazil and Kyung-wha Kang of the Republic of Korea into high-profile positions at the[Read More…]

Buhari Nominates Environment Minister, Amina Mohammed To AU Reform C’ttee

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the nomination of the Minister of Environment, Mrs Amina Mohammed, to serve in the African Union Reform Steering Committee. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, made this known in a statement on Wednesday. According to Shehu, the[Read More…]