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The jetliner, a Boeing 737 operated by Ukraine International Airlines, went down on the outskirts of Tehran during takeoff on Wednesday, January 8, just hours after Iran launched a barrage of missiles at US forces in Iraq.
Somalia has protested what it said is the violation of its airspace by Kenya after an aircraft flew from Nairobi directly to Kismayu instead of first landing in the capital Mogadishu.
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta and Mohamed Farmaajo of Somalia say they have agreed to normalise relations between the two sides, but fell short of a deal on the simmering maritime dispute.
Nigeria did not challenge the International Court of Justice (ICJ) judgment which ceded the Bakassi Peninsula to Cameroon because it would have made the country look “irresponsible” in the comity of nations, Mohammed Bello Adoke has said.
Prof. Akin Oyebode, a professor of International Law, on Monday said Nigeria can establish a legal case against South Africa at the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague if it fails to pay compensation for the killing of Nigerians during the xenophobic attacks in that country.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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 has urged nuclear weapons capable States to dismantle and renounce them to avoid catastrophic consequences on humanity.
A dengue fever outbreak that has affected thousands of Paraguayans in recent weeks has reached as far as the presidential palace, with the country’s leader Mario Abdo confirmed as having been struck by the disease.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it is not conducting any recruitment and urged prospective applicants to be wary of fraudsters.
Planned arraignment of the immediate past Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, SAN, on corruption charges, was stalled on Wednesday due to failure of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to serve copies of the charge on the defendants.
The governor of Adamawa State, Ahmadu Fintiri, has said he would soon step on toes by probing the Mohammed Bindow-led-All Progressives Congress government from the state to local government levels.
Kwara state pensioners have hailed Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq for timely payments of their entitlements since he assumed office in May last year.
Benjamin Mendy says Manchester City will be ready for the challenge when they come up against Real Madrid in the Champions League, despite their struggles in the Premier League this season.
The people of Gbongan, Ayedaade Local Government Area of Osun State, have gone spiritual in order to secure the favour of Federal Government to site the proposed institution.
Christian leaders under the United Nigerian Chaplaincy Corps (UNCC) have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to revisit the recommendations of the national confab organised by the former President Goodluck Jonathan.
Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Bello has written to the House of Assembly, requesting legislative approval to secure a N25billion Sukuk bond.
Flutterwave, a Nigerian payments technology firm, has closed a $35 million Series B deal with a consortium of strategic investors.