Tag: Afghanistan

YNaijaJuly 19, 2023

Afghan Women Stage Protest Against Ban That Stops Them From Accessing Beauty Salons

In an act of defiance against the Taliban’s oppressive regime, Afghan women have taken to the streets to protest the ...

Ado AminuAugust 25, 2021

Nigeria signs military cooperation agreement with Russia, Benin confirms H5N1 avian flu outbreak | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you shouldn’t miss: Nigeria signs military cooperation agreement with Russia Nigeria ...

Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 21, 2017

Trump meets Afghanistan counterpart to discuss fight against terrorism

On the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, the US President Donald Trump has met with President Ashraf Ghani ...

Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 1, 2017

U.S. deploys additional troops to Afghanistan

The Pentagon has commenced the deployment of additional troops to Afghanistan to actualise President Donald Trump’s new war strategy, which ...

EditorAugust 22, 2017

5 things we learnt from Trump’s #AfghanStrategy speech

by Adedotun Michael President Donald Trump outlined his plan for the 16-year US war in Afghanistan in a national address ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 22, 2017

Supporters disappointed with Trump’s turn on Afghanistan

A varying conviction from supporters has trailed President Trump’s unveiling of his plan for Afghanistan after seven months of deliberation ...

AzeezAugust 22, 2017

We will no longer use American military to construct democracies in faraway lands – Trump

President Donald Trump has said the US will change its “approach and how to deal with” Pakistan. In his address to ...

AzeezAugust 22, 2017

My initial instinct was to withdraw | Trump reveals US new strategy in Afghanistan

US President Donald Trump has mapped out new strategies for the war in Afghanistan. In his address on Monday, Trump ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 21, 2017

Donald Trump to address the nation on new U.S. Afghan strategy

US President Donald Trump will announce his decision on strategies to be employed in Afghanistan, in an address to troops and the nation. Trump ...

EditorAugust 21, 2017

Trump to announce new U.S. strategy for Afghanistan

by Adedotun Michael According to White House officials, a speech by President Donald Trump outlining the United States’ “path forward” ...

AzeezAugust 19, 2017

Trump hints at Afghanistan agreement with generals

US President Donald Trump on Saturday hinted that he and top U.S. generals have agreed on a new strategy for the ...

ItunuoluwaAugust 3, 2017

Trump frustrated by war in Afghanistan, suggests U.S. military commander be fired

President Trump’s doubt about the Afghanistan war has led to delays in strategy and a suggestion that the U.S. military ...

Op-ed EditorJune 12, 2017

Opinion: London is not the only place under terrorist attack

by Tony Ogunlowo   On the 22nd of May, 22-year old Salman Abedi exploded a shrapnel-loaded bomb killing himself and ...

ItunuoluwaMay 9, 2017

United States to increase number of deployed troops to Afghanistan

by Itunuoluwa Adebo The final proposals for a planned troop increase in Afghanistan are expected to cross President Donald Trump’s ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 9, 2015

Jonathan is not interested in free and fair elections – Tinubu blows hot

by Kolapo Olapoju National leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has reacted to the postponement of the ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 10, 2014

“We have indeed established an Islamic caliphate” – Boko Haram release shocking video

by Kolapo Olapoju     Islamic terrorist sect, Boko Haram has released a new video showing how it controls and operates ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 29, 2014

“Don’t travel to #Nigeria” – #America warns its citizens against coming this way

by Kolapo Olapoju The U.S State Department has issued a travel advisory to its citizens, warning them against travelling to ...

SolaJuly 24, 2014

The Gates foundation sees a polio free Nigeria in 2018

by Emmanuel Chidiogo Nigeria could be declared a polio-free nation in 2018 even though a national eradication campaign has had to contend ...

May 29, 2014

For the record: Full text of Pres. Goodluck Jonathan’s Democracy Day 2014 broadcast (READ)

Fellow Nigerians, 1. I greet and felicitate with you all, today, as we mark 15 years of uninterrupted democratic governance ...

May 27, 2014

Tunde Leye: Mr. President, lead and inspire us! (Y! FrontPage)

by Tunde Leye Mr. President sir, lead and inspire us. This cannot be too much to ask, considering the financial ...

April 20, 2014

Simon Kolawole: 3 home truths about Boko Haram

by Simon Kolawole Ladies and gentlemen, we are in trouble. The US, with all its military might, sophistication and financial ...

January 7, 2014

10-year-old female suicide bomber captured in Afghanistan (PICTURED)

by Oge Okonkwo A 10-year-old girl has been captured by the police in Afghanistan after her attempts at detonating the ...

November 14, 2013

Segun Adeniyi: Why Stella Oduah should be sacked – Lessons from London and Accra

by Segun Adeniyi The greater tragedy of our country, however, is that a system that is literally overrun by sundry ...

September 25, 2013

Separated at last: ‘Two-headed’ baby has successful operation to remove second head in Afghanistan (PHOTOS)

  Doctors in eastern Afghanistan have conducted a rare operation to remove a second skull growing on the head of ...

June 11, 2013

Wickedness: Taliban behead 2 children accused of ‘spying’

A boy of ten and another aged 16 have been  beheaded by the Taliban for ‘spying’. The pair were seized ...

April 7, 2013

Horror: NATO airstrikes in Afghanistan kills 11 children (GRAPHIC PHOTO)

The fighting along a main infiltration route from Pakistan on Saturday was indicative of a surge in hostilities as Afghanistan’s ...

February 26, 2013

“Never give up” – Afghan woman, 23, whose nose and ears were hacked off by her Taliban husband (PHOTOS)

An Afghan woman whose nose and ears were hacked off after she fled a forced marriage is urging abused women ...

August 28, 2012

TICKER: Taliban militants ‘behead 17 partygoers’ in Afghanistan

Taliban militants beheaded 17 partygoers for holding a mixed-sex gathering with music and dancing, Afghan officials said. The insurgents murdered ...

March 14, 2012

#InCaseYouMissedIt: ‘It cannot be forgiven’- Afghan President to US soldier who killed 16 Afghan citizens

by Lekan Olanrewaju Just as the US concludes plans to pull out of Afghanistan and put an end to the 11 ...

January 25, 2012

Reuters Report: Boko Haram has killed almost 1000 since 2009

The Nigerian Islamist sect Boko Haram has killed at least 935 people since it launched an uprising in 2009, including ...

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