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The new Special Envoy for the Sahel reiterated the UN commitment to support regional efforts
Dakar, 27 May 2014 – The Special Envoy for the Sahel, Mrs. Hiroute Guebre Sellassie, attended yesterday the Second Consultation Meeting on the ECOWAS Sahel Strategy, convened by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in Abuja, Nigeria.
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UN officials strongly condemn double bombings in Nigeria
21 May 2014 – Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the United Nations envoy for West Africa have strongly condemned the double bombings that targeted a market in the Nigerian city of Jos and resulted in the deaths of over 100 people and the wounding of scores more.
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Statement by SRSG Said Djinnit on bombing attacks in Nigeria
Dakar, 21 May 2014 - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for West Africa, Mr. Said Djinnit, expresses his profound outrage at, and condemns in the strongest terms, the double bombing attacks that occurred in a market in the city of Jos in Plateau State, Nigeria, on 20 May 2014, resulting in the deaths of more than one hundred persons and scores of others injured. 

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On 'solidarity mission', UN Women chief visits girls school in Nigeria
20 May 2014 – Reaffirming the United Nations unwavering support for girls' education in Nigeria, the Organization's top women's rights official has just wrapped up a “solidarity mission” during which she visited an all-girls college near Abuja similar to the school in the country's restive northeast, where militants kidnapped more than 200 students in mid-April.
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