Category: Foreign

FG condemns attack on Nigerian Embassy in Jakarta by Nigerians

Abdul Jimoh- June 26, 2020

The Federal Government has condemned the attack on the Nigerian Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia by Nigerian citizens, describing the act as disgraceful and criminal. Minister ... Read More

Statement by the Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah

Tanimu- June 22, 2020

In light that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has spread to more than 180 countries around the world, and that deaths related to COVID-19 have reached almost ... Read More

Chad Runs to Nigeria for Electricity Supply

Tanimu- June 19, 2020

The chadian government has formally requested the Nigerian government to connect them to the Nigerian electricity grid. The request was presented by the Chadian Ambassador ... Read More

Oscar Award Moved to April Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

Henry Solomon- June 16, 2020

The 2021 Oscars ceremony was moved to April from February on Monday due to the havoc caused in the movie industry by the coronavirus pandemic. ... Read More

Condolence Message on the Death of Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi

Tanimu- June 9, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement on the death of President Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi: “It is with profound grief and sadness that we received the news ... Read More

Slovakia to Allow Travel From 16 More Countries, Ease Mask Rules

Henry Solomon- June 9, 2020

Slovakia will allow free travel to and from 16 more European countries from June 10 and no longer require face masks to be worn outside, ... Read More

London’s Statues From Imperial Past to be Reviewed – Mayor

Henry Solomon- June 9, 2020

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has ordered a review of the capital’s statues and street names after the toppling of the statue of an English slave ... Read More

Arsenal Hosted Charlton Athletic, Wins 6-0

Tanimu- June 7, 2020

Arsenal returned to action for the first time on Saturday since the 2019/2020 English Premier League (EPL) was stopped because of the COVID-19 pandemic. They ... Read More

Akinwumi Adesina, The Inside Story

Tanimu- June 5, 2020

By his bow tie, you know him. And that distinguishing feature was firmly in place when Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank ... Read More

Unrest Grips Dozens of U.S. Cities in Protest of The Killing of George Floyd

Henry Solomon- May 31, 2020

Dozens of cities in the United States were seeing fiery clashes between the Police and protesters continue as the killing of George Floyd sparked massive ... Read More

Brazil Now has More Coronavirus Deaths Than Spain

Henry Solomon- May 30, 2020

Brazil has now suffered more deaths from the novel coronavirus than Spain, according to new statistics released by Johns Hopkins University in the U.S. The ... Read More

US Dollars Weakened Against South African Rand

Tanimu- May 26, 2020

South Africa’s rand raced to its highest in more than eight weeks against the U.S. dollar on Tuesday, as optimism about a global recovery from ... Read More

Klopp Speaks on Right Time to Restart EPL

Tanimu- May 20, 2020

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp believes it is the right time for England’s Premier League (EPL) to resume after a two-month stoppage due to the COVID-19 ... Read More

President Buhari Receives President of Guinea Bissau, Embalo

Tanimu- May 16, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday at the State House, Abuja, received the Madagascan native formulation against the Covid-19 pandemic, and reiterated that he will listen to ... Read More

“I Will Listen to Science” President Buhari Receives Madagascan COVID-19 Herbal “Drug”

Tanimu- May 16, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday at the State House, Abuja, received the Madagascan native formulation against the Covid-19 pandemic, and reiterated that he will listen to ... Read More

European Union Calls for Independent Investigation into COVID-19 Origin

Tanimu- May 15, 2020

European Union (EU) foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has called for an independent scientific investigation into the origins of the novel coronavirus. In a guest column ... Read More

2 Chinese in EFCC Net for N50m Bribe

Tanimu- May 12, 2020

The Sokoto Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arrested two Chinese: Mr. Meng Wei Kun and Mr. Xu Koi for ... Read More

COVID-19: Saudi Arabia Increase VAT by 15%

Tanimu- May 11, 2020

Saudi Arabia will increase its value-added tax (VAT) from five to 15 percent in July, the Finance Ministry said on Monday, as part of moves ... Read More

COVID-19: New Policy After 54 Days Lockdown in France

Tanimu- May 11, 2020

France’s strict 54-day coronavirus lockdown was officially over on Monday, however many restrictions were due to remain in place. French people will now be able ... Read More

Negotiators Vow to Implement Phase one in U.S.-China Trade Deal

Tanimu- May 8, 2020

Top U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators on Friday committed to implementing “phase one” of their countries’ trade deal during their first call since the start ... Read More