International News

UK Appoints Ben Llewellyn-Jones Deputy High Commissioner In Lagos

      United Kingdom has appointed Ben Llewellyn-Jones, the new British Deputy High Commissioner (DHC) in Lagos, Nigeria. Ben Llewellyn-Jones is an experienced diplomat who has worked in different parts of the world including previously in Nigeria. He takes over from Ms. Harriet Thompson, who recently concluded four years as DHC in Abuja and […]

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Iran Issues Arrest Warrant For Trump, Interpol Rejects

    Iran has issued an arrest warrant and asked Interpol for help in detaining President Donald Trump and dozens of others it believes carried out the U.S. drone strike that killed a top Iranian general in Baghdad, a local prosecutor reportedly said Monday. AP reports that Interpol later said it wouldn’t consider Iran’s request, […]

FG Reacts As Nigerians Vandalise Embassy In Indonesia

  The Federal Government through the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama; Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama has described the vandalisation of Nigeria Embassy as  absolutely deplorable and disgraceful criminal behaviour Recalled that some Nigerians in Indonesia on Thursday attacked the Nigerian Embassy in Jakarta over alleged infringement on their human rights […]

COVID-19: Nigerian Community In Botswana Donates N1.5M, Food Items To Host Country, Vulnerable Members   

         Nigerian community in Botswana has donated 50,000.00 Pula (about (N1, 500,000.00) in cash, to a Relief Funds Account set up by host government to fight COVID-19 in the country. The donation is to support efforts of the government of Botswana at containing the spread of COVID-19 and ameliorate the effects of […]

Aftermath Of Soleimani Killing: Iran Places $80M Bounty On Donald Trump’s Head

  An organiser of the funeral and sympathizer of General Qasem Soleimani has called on every Iranian to donate $1 to fund a bounty on Donald Trump. They want to raise $80 million (£60 million), according to state TV and threatened to attack the White House in response to the top official’s assassination. The attack […]

AU Condemns Xenophobic Attacks On Nigeria, Other Countries By South Africans

  …Says Action Despicable The Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat has condemned in the strongest terms, the incidents of violence against nationals of fellow African countries in South Africa including the looting and destruction of their property. A statement issued in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia by the Spokesperson to the Chairperson, Ebba […]

87 Countries Endorse Safe Schools Declaration In Wartime–HRW

    Human Rights Watch (HRW) said that 87 coutries have endorsed the Safe Schools Declaration in war time and that more countries are excpected to join the number of countries protecting students, teachers, and schools from the harmful consequences of military use of schools during wartime. This was disclosed by HRW in a report […]

US Blocks Ex-Gambian President, Family From Entering

  The U.S. State Department says former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh and members of his immediate family are now ineligible for entry into the United States. The decision comes almost two years after Jammeh was forced into exile in Equatorial Guinea after he refused to concede defeat in a presidential election. Jammeh ruled the tiny […]

U.N. Security Council Unanimously Removes Eritrea Sanctions

    The U. N. Security Council unanimously voted yesterday to lift a nearly decade-old arms embargo and targeted sanctions on Eritrea after a rapprochement with Ethiopia and thawing of relations with Djibouti. The resolution also urges Eritrea and Djibouti to work toward normalising ties and settling a border dispute. The UN asks Secretary-General Antonio […]