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Russia is ready to cooperate with the UN member states as well as with Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on reforming the UN, Konstantin Kosachev, the chairman of the Russian upper house’s foreign affairs committee, told Sputnik on Monday.
Strikes launched by the U.S., the United Kingdom and France against Syria are violations of the international law’s principle of non-use of force, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Hua Chunying, said Monday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has told Iranian President Hassan Rouhani that further attacks by Western allies in Syria would inevitably lead to chaos in international relations.
Presidents Vladimir Putin of Russia and Emmanuel Macron of France on Friday discussed the deterioration of the Syrian crisis in light with recent allegations of a chemical weapons attack in Syria’s town of Duma, the Kremlin press service said.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to the UN Security Council and its members urging them to: “Urgently hold a special session on Nigeria and to visit the country to press the authorities to end continuing killings and destruction of property by suspected herdsmen across Nigeria, particularly in the North-Central of the country.”
We have never met. I only know you by reputation and I have had cause in the last year to write on your activities within the public arena and offer my own views about you, your persona, and your interventions in the Nigerian debate. I sincerely hope you would get to read this letter wherever you may be, that is assuming you are still alive.
Chairman of the Kaduna State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Joseph Hayab, has urged the Kaduna State Government to secure communities ravaged by herdsmen in Kajuru Local Government Area, to enable victims of the attacks return to their homes.
The West African Health Organisation (WAHO) has donated a thermal camera to be used at the new terminal of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it has no plans to relocate its Gas Marketing Subsidiary, Nigerian Gas Marketing Company Limited (NGMC), from Warri to Abuja.
A seasoned economist and retired director in the federal civil service, Dr. Aina Iluyomade, has urged the Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mr. Babatunde Fowler, to sustain the agency’s cost-cutting reforms in order to boost revenue and enable the federal government meet the 2019 budget expectations.
Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has called for Federal Government’s intervention in curbing the incessant and indiscriminate felling of economic trees across the country.
The Chairman, Ports Consultative Council (PCC), Chief Kunle Folarin, has urged the Federal Government to match the demand of ports usage with the supply, to ease the constant gridlock on the ports access road.
Youths of Anambra West local government area, Anambra State on Monday, staged a peaceful protest over alleged continued killings of farmers and raping of women in the community.
A 42-year-old man, Armstrong Ibe, on Tuesday appeared in a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State for allegedly beating up a police sergeant while on duty in a hotel.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has warned Alexis Sanchez and the rest of the Manchester United squad that the club will not carry players as he looks at rebuilding over the summer.
Andres Iniesta has been named as the new captain at J League club Vissel Kobe, a week after German team mate Lukas Podolski relinquished the armband.