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Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan. REUTERS-Aly Song-Pool

Pakistan warns of possible war with India

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan has asked the world community to take notice of Indian moves to change the status of the disputed Kashmir region, and warned that Islamabad and New Delhi could go to war if India repeats a military strike inside his country.

Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir charged with corruption

Sudan’s ex-president Omar al-Bashir was on Thursday formally charged with corruption, following the completion of an investigation by state prosecutors.

Bakassi youths demand compensation from federal government

Youths from Bakassi Local Government Area of Cross River have demanded that Federal Government pay them compensation for the loss of Bakassi and 76 oil wells.

Cross River lawmaker urges federal government to establish Bakassi commission

A lawmaker in the Cross River House of Assembly, Dr Ekpo Ekpo-Bassey, has called on the Federal Government to establish the Bakassi Rehabilitation Commission in a bid properly alleviate the plight of the Bakassi returnees.

Israeli forces kill Palestinian in West Bank raid

Israeli soldiers have shot dead a Palestinian man and wounded at least three others during an overnight raid in the occupied West Bank, Palestinian health officials said.

Governor Ortom: Shooting ballot box snatchers can lead to prosecution by ICC

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom yesterday warned the military against obeying instruction by President Muhammadu Buhari to shoot ballot box snatchers, saying it may lead to prosecution by the International Court of Justice (ICC).

Femi Falana drags Cameroon to African Commission over trial of 47 asylum seekers in...

Nigeria’s foremost human rights lawyer Femi Falana SAN has dragged the government of Cameroon to the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights in Banjul, The Gambia over the impending trial of 47 asylum seekers and naturalised Nigerians.

Tijjani Bande: Nigeria has demonstrated respect for rule of law

Nigeria has consistently demonstrated respect for the rule of law at both the national and international levels, the Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the UN, Amb. Tijjani Bande said.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on April 02, 2008 former Bolivian president Carlos Mesa speaks during the II Academic Summit of Former Presidents and Vice Presidents in La Paz.Bolivian ex-president Carlos Mesa launched on October 6, 2018, his candidacy for the 2019 presidential elections in which he will face ruling president Evo Morales, who is seeking a fourth consecutive re-election. / AFP PHOTO / Aizar RALDES

Bolivia’s Carlos Mesa launches 2019 election bid

Bolivian ex-president Carlos Mesa on Saturday launched his candidacy for the 2019 election, in which he will face Evo Morales who will be seeking his fourth consecutive term.

Iran vows to overcome US economic sanctions

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Thursday vowed Iran will overcome U.S. economic sanctions against the country.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in May. (J. Scott Applewhite-AP)

Mike Pompeo: US terminating 1955 Treaty of Amity with Iran

The U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, said on Wednesday that the U.S. is terminating the 1955 Treaty of Amity with Iran.

Nigeria urges states with nuclear weapons to dismantle, renounce them

Nigeria has urged nuclear weapons capable States to dismantle and renounce them to avoid catastrophic consequences on humanity.

Khamenei: War unlikely but Iran should boost defence capability

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has called on Iran's armed forces to boost their defence capacities but ruled out chances of war breaking out.
Iranian officials say the US sanctions have not slowed the development of the country's arms industry [Iranian Defence Ministry via AFP]

Iran plans to boost missile capacity in spite of sanctions

Iran is planning to increase its missile capacity and acquire modern fighter jets and submarines as part of efforts to expand its defence capabilities, a senior official has said.
US State Department lawyer Jennifer Newstead

Iran sanctions: UN court does not have appropriate jurisdiction – US

Washington rejected on Tuesday the jurisdiction of the International Court of Justice – the highest UN court – as it fights an Iranian lawsuit over U.S. sanctions.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in May. (J. Scott Applewhite-AP)

US vows to fight Iran lawsuit in international court

The United States vowed to fight Iran before the International Court of Justice (ICJ), calling Tehran's move to question the legality of recently reimposed sanctions an attempt to interfere with its national security.
US President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Florida State Fairgrounds Expo Hall in Tampa, Florida, on July 31, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - SAUL LOEB

Iran drags Donald Trump to World Court over renewed sanctions

Iran will argue Monday against renewed sanctions imposed by the United States President Donald Trump, as a bitter legal battle between Tehran and Washington opens before the International Court of Justice, UN’s top court, also known as the World Court.
UN Secretary General, H.E. Mr. Kofi Annan meeting with President Olusegun Obasanjo, GCFR of Nigeria

Ex-UN chief Kofi Annan cajoled ex-President Obasanjo to sign Bakassi pact – ex-senior official

Immediate past Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Amb. Sola Enikanolaiye, has recalled how the late former Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN), Mr. Kofi Annan, cajoled former President Olusegun Obasanjo to sign the Bakassi Peninsula agreement.

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ASUP dissociates self from petition against Ogun college provost

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Africa Games: Nigeria wins three golds in badminton, basketball, weightlifting

Nigeria on Sunday increased its medals at the ongoing 12th All Africa Games in Morocco, winning three gold medals in badminton, basketball and weightlifting.
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DR Congo announces new government seven months after president’s inauguration

The Democratic Republic of Congo announced a coalition government Monday, seven months after the inauguration of new President Felix Tshisekedi.
About 1,000 students of the Adeseun Ogundoyin Polytechnic, Eruwa Oyo State have threatened court action against the management of the institution for their alleged non-accreditation of courses they studied in school.

Polytechnic students threaten to sue management over non-accreditation of courses

About 1,000 students of the Adeseun Ogundoyin Polytechnic, Eruwa Oyo State have threatened court action against the management of the institution for their alleged non-accreditation of courses they studied in school.g