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Former Nigerian minister of foreign affairs Professor Bolaji Akinyemi Sunday called on the Nigerian Government to drag South Africa to the International Criminal Court of Justice for the xenophobic attacks that claimed the lives of Nigerians.
Leaders of Pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, Pan-Igbo group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Pan-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, and the Middle Belt Forum, yesterday, made good their threat to boycott the meeting initiated by former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, in Minna to find solutions to myriads of problems facing the country.
A former Minister of External Affairs, Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi, has said the June 12 mandate is not dead because the poverty eradication vision of the late Chief Moshood Abiola has not been actualised.
A former Minister of External Affairs, Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi, has stressed the need for “immediate overhaul” of diplomatic operations, to enhance the effective implementation of foreign policies and match global and ever dynamic trends.
The President of Association of Foreign Relations Professionals of Nigeria (AFRPN), Amb. Gani Lawal, has said that Nigerian cannot severe diplomatic ties with South Africa over xenophobic attacks.
Nigerians in South Africa have commended the federal government for approving the 10-year validity period for Nigerian passport and called for the speedy implementation of the policy.
The campaign for Democracy, Niger state chapter has joined other Nigerians in the growing commendation of President Mohammadu Buhari for officially recognizing the acclaimed winner of June 12 Presidential election, Chief MKO Abiola after 25 years.
A professor and ex-member of National Democratic Coalition (NADECO), Bolaji Akinyemi, says the honour bestowed on Moshood Abiola is not illegal.
A former Minister of Foreign Affairs and member of the defunct Presidential Committee on Boko Haram during the Jonathan administration, Prof. Bolaji Akinyemi, has said that external forces were undermining the country’s security and that the forces were stronger than the country.
To lay the restructuring agitation in Nigeria to rest, President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to engage in the debate and to assert himself as the leader of the All Progressives Congress in the country.
Bolaji Akinyemi, former minister of external affairs, says right now, the only person who can solve the problem of Nigeria is President Muhammadu Buhari.
A Nigerian man, Oscar Okwurime, 34, who died in his cell at the Harmondsworth removal centre in London had told the authorities at the centre that he was feeling unwell but he was not provided with medical attention, says latest report.
The National Stalwart of Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has won African Democracy Award for his efforts to grow democracy and good governance on the continent.
In its bid to reposition the party and return it to the winning trail, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leadership has confirmed Dr. Emeka C. Kalu, as National Director, Special Duties of Peoples Democratic Party Youth Alliance (PDPYA).
A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Edo State, Charles Idahosa, has warned that any attempt to push Governor Godwin Obaseki out of APC or deny him governorship ticket in the 2020 election will be the end of APC in the State.
Saudi Arabia’s energy minister Abdulaziz bin Salman said that half of the crude oil production that was disrupted due to the weekend attack on Aramco’s oil facilities had been restored.
Manchester City succumbed to a first Premier League defeat since January in stunning fashion to newly-promoted Norwich 3-2 on Saturday, as Liverpool opened up a five-point lead at the top of the table by beating Newcastle 3-1.
An Italian pundit, Luciano Passirani, 80, has been sacked for saying that the only way to stop Inter Milan player, Romelu Lukaku was to give him 10 bananas to eat.
Pep Guardiola has ‘congratulated’ rivals Liverpool on winning the Premier League after Manchester City’s loss at Norwich.
The Minister of Power, Engr. Saleh Mamman, has said the Muhammadu Buhari next level administration will deliver uninterrupted power supply to Nigeria before the end of its tenure.
Tens of thousands of Algerians marched in the capital on Friday to demand that the rest of the ruling elite follow former President, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, in quitting power before any new election.