Tag: International Community

Lai Mohammed say World Powers frustrating Nigeria’s resolve to end Boko Haram

Global powers are deliberately blocking Nigeria’s moves to acquire needed armament to end terrorism and insurgency, Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said in Makurdi, the capital of Benue State, on Monday. Speaking with journalists on the sideline of a visit he paid to Benue State’s Governor, Samuel Ortom, Mr[Read More…]

Group Urges International Community To Check Buhari’s Rights Abuses

The international community,  human rights groups,  and amnesty international have been urged to pay close attention to human rights abuses by President Muhammadu Buhari or have a Syria on their hands. They warned that unless Buhari was checked early,  his actions may have devastating consequences that could go beyond our[Read More…]

“I Won’t Lose Sleep Over Criticism” – Buhari Tells Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he will not lose sleep over criticism and that he wants to be remembered as a president who fought corruption to a standstill. Buhari during a press conference after the India-Africa Summit, which took place in New Delhi, called on Nigerians, who are not[Read More…]

US Secretary Of States Urges Nigerians To Avoid Post-election Violence

United States Secretary of State John Kerry has stated that the international community is watching Nigeria, adding that, peaceful and timely elections were vital in Nigeria, where the country is battling a deadly insurgency by Boko Haram. “It is absolutely critical that this election can be conducted peacefully. The international[Read More…]

“Estimated 400,000 Barrels Of Stolen Oil Per Day” Nigeria Tops Countries Most Plagued By Theft

With the theft of an estimated 400,000 barrels of oil per day, equating to a revenue loss of about $1.7 billion a month and $20.4 billion annually, Nigeria currently tops the list of countries most plagued by oil theft in the world. Following Nigeria on the top five list of[Read More…]

“Civil War In Ukraine Can Destabilise The Int’l Community” Nigeria Warns US & Russia

Nigeria has warned that a civil war in Ukraine can destabilise the international community and wants all concerned parties to resort to dialogue to resolve the conflict. Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Prof. Joy Ogwu, made this known in New York on Tuesday night at a meeting of the[Read More…]