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37 job openings for young Nigerians in UN – Amina Mohammed

21st October, 2017 – There are 37 career openings for young Nigerians under the United Nations bureaucracy, according to UN deputy secretary-general, Amina Mohammed. Amina disclosed this at a Cultural Night organised by Nigerians working at the United Nations Systems. She said the openings are available via the Junior Professional Officers’ (JPO) Programme, including internship for young graduates. According to her, Nigeria has the opportunity to sponsor its youth for UN careers through the JPO. But Nigeria has not seized the opportunity in a long while, she noted. JPO is a programme for the young people to come and...

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AMISOM reiterates its commitment to continue supporting Somali Police Force

Mogadishu, 1 September 2017 – The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has reiterated its commitment to help establish a strong and professional police force capable of handling security challenges facing the horn of Africa country. The remarks were made on Thursday by the AMISOM Police Coordinator for Operations, ACP Daniel Ali Gwambal, during the closing ceremony of a 10-day training course on child protection and basic counter insurgency for Somali police officers held in Mogadishu. The training was conducted by officers from the AMISOM Police component. “AMISOM is ready at any time to offer training and contribute to the...

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African Union commends Nigerian police officers for securing elections in Somalia

Mogadishu, 11 September 2017 – The African Union has honoured a contingent of Nigerian police officers for its role in securing peace in Somalia. The officers who have completed their tour of duty were awarded medals and certificates at a ceremony held in Mogadishu on Friday. Speaking at the function on Friday AMISOM (African Union Mission in Somalia) Police Commissioner, Brig. Gen. Anand Pillay, hailed the officers for their efforts in aiding Somalia hold a successful electoral process that culminated in the election of a new President and members of parliament. “You came here at the time when you were...

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