UN Security Council Passes First Ever Resolution On Boko Haram

UN Security Council Passes First Ever Resolution On Boko Haram

New York, April 1, 2017 (NAN) – The UN Security Council has unanimously adopted its first resolution addressing Boko Haram’s presence in the Lake Chad Basin. The resolution followed a report of its mission to the region earlier this month. In unanimously adopting the resolution 2349 (2017), on Friday, the Council expressed concern about the […]

Nigeria Demands Action on Attack on Students, Summons Indian Envoy

Nigeria Demands Action on Attack on Students, Summons Indian Envoy

The Federal Government on Wednesday summoned the Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Ambassador Nagabushana Reddy, to demand that the attackers of Nigerian students in a university in that country be immediately arrested and prosecuted. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Amb. Olushola Enikanolaiye, told the ambassador at a meeting in Abuja that the government was […]

Nigerian Students Lynched By Indian Mob

India’s Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj has promised an “impartial” inquiry into attacks on Nigerian students living in Noida, near Delhi. The attacks were prompted by the death of a local teenager due to a drug overdose. His parents blame Nigerian students for giving him the drugs. Five Nigerian students were attacked on Monday by crowds, […]

BREAKING: Shots Fired Near US Capitol

BREAKING: Shots Fired Near US Capitol

Shots were fired this morning near the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. U.S. Capitol Police responded to the area at Washington Ave and Independence Ave, which is located near the U.S. Botanic Garden and the Rayburn House Office Building. The female suspect apparently struck a Capitol Police cruiser and then tried running over several officers […]

Five Nigerians Attacked, Three Critically Injured In South African Xenophobic Attacks

Five Nigerians Attacked, Three Critically Injured In South African Xenophobic Attacks

The Nigeria Union in South Africa on Tuesday said five Nigerians had been attacked in Polokwane, Limpopo Province of that country in renewed xenophobic attacks. Collin Mgbo, Secretary of the Union in the Province, told the News Agency of Nigeria on telephone from Polokwane that three of the five Nigerians attacked were in critical condition […]

LIBYA: Khalifah Haftar’s Forces Capture Besieged Area Of Benghazi

LIBYA: Khalifah Haftar’s Forces Capture Besieged Area Of Benghazi

Khalifa Haftar’s east Libyan forces have claimed capture of the final holdout of opposing militants in the southwest of Benghazi, ending weeks of resistance by the fighters who were camped in a group of tower blocks. Milad al-Zwai, spokesman for the eastern-based Libyan National Army (LNA), said on Saturday the siege at the “12 blocks” ended when […]

Turkey’s Erdogan Describes Dutch Government As “Nazi Remnants”

Turkey’s Erdogan Describes Dutch Government As “Nazi Remnants”

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has described the Dutch government as “Nazi remnants and fascists”, as a diplomatic dispute  grows over a cancelled rally. Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, was due to speak in the Dutch city of Rotterdam on Saturday in support of a referendum to give President Erdogan greater powers. But the rally was banned […]

South Korean President Removed By Court

South Korean President Removed By Court

South Korea’s Park Geun Hye has become the first democratically elected leader in the country to be forced from office. Judges of the South Korean  Constitutional Court unanimously upheld the decision of the country’s parliament to impeach Ms Park over her role in a corruption scandal involving her longtime friend, Choi Soon-Sil. She now loses her presidential immunity and […]

Kim Jong Nam: North Korea And Malaysia In Tit For Tat Exit Restrictions

Kim Jong Nam: North Korea And Malaysia  In Tit For Tat Exit Restrictions

North Korea and Malaysia prohibited each other’s citizens from leaving their countries, in a growing diplomatic confrontation over the killing of Kim Jong Nam in Kuala Lumpur. These extraordinary actions come amid North Korea’s fury at Malaysia’s ongoing investigation into the death of Kim Jong Nam at a Kuala Lumpur airport. The elder half-brother of Kim Jong In, the North […]

Russian Generals Suffers Severe Injuries In Syria

Russian Generals Suffers Severe Injuries In Syria

Major-General Pyotr Milyukhin of the Russian Ground Forces, has been named as the highest ranking Russian officer injured in the conflict in Syria since the start of Russian intervention there in 2015. General Milyukhin was injured in Syria’s Palmyra as the vehicle he was travelling in at the end of February, struck a mine. He […]

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