Tag: African Union

Ayomitide AdeyinkaFebruary 17, 2024

NLC Embarks on a Two-day Nationwide Protest Against the High Cost of Living | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top Nigerian news stories you shouldn’t miss. ...

Ado AminuAugust 5, 2021

Amnesty Int’l: Security agents killed 115 within South East in 4 months; Ghanaian Court acquits 21 arrested at LGBTQ event | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Security agents kill 115 in South-East within four months, says Amnesty International No fewer than 115 persons from the South-East ...

Ado AminuApril 15, 2021

Child Protection in Nigeria is making progress but not fast enough

The Katsina House of assembly in collaboration with Non Governmental Organisation (NGO), Save the Children International, embarked on a translation ...

Op-Ed EditorFebruary 10, 2021

Nigeria to receive largest share of AU’s COVID-19 vaccine

…donation to arrive in three weeks Following MTN’s donation of US$25 million towards the African Union’s COVID-19 vaccination programme, the ...

SponsorJanuary 31, 2021

Five organisations supporting COVID-19 vaccination in Africa

The conversation around the pandemic has changed. It used to be about wearing face masks, consistent hand washing and staying ...

Michael IsaacOctober 23, 2020

23 notable things we must not forget from the #EndSARS protest

Now 18 days, Nigerians have taken to various parts of the country to protest against police brutality, extortion, extra-judicial killings ...

Edwin OkoloOctober 21, 2019

Isn’t it time France stopped pretending it doesn’t treat francophone West Africa like a colony?

Over the last decade, it has become harder and harder for France to project this air of neutrality and progressiveness, ...

Bernard DayoJune 8, 2019

Fresh Abacha loot uncovered in Channel Island, AIT/Raypower shut down by NBC, #BBNaija premieres June 30 – Here’s everything that went down this week

This week was a rollercoaster of buzzy stories, from politics to pop culture and while we routinely reported each of ...

Bernard DayoJune 6, 2019

African Union suspends Sudan over violence against protesters

According to Al Jazeera, the African Union (AU) has suspended Sudan’s membership days after the military launched a brutal crackdown on protesters that ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJanuary 18, 2019

Tutu Leadership Fellows calls for peace amidst unrest in Zimbabwe

Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellows of the African Leadership Institute, a diverse group of civic, political and business leaders from 40 ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 30, 2018

The Late 5: Saraki, Tambuwal calls for sack of security chiefs, Don says higher degrees has had no impact on national growth and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki says drastic action has to be taken ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 24, 2018

AFRIMA 2018 calendar unveiled as Ghanaian President comes on board

The All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) unveiled its calendar of events for the 5th edition in Ghana on Monday, May 21, 2018. ...

Alexander OnukwueJanuary 30, 2018

Big Brother China: Spying means China’s candy could be bad for Africa’s teeth

  “Do not trust a person who claims to be honest, and never trust exaggerated friendliness.” When China built, furnished ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 16, 2017

Head of African Union says body will not accept Zimbabwe coup

The Head of the African Union (AU) Alpha Conde has, on Thursday, gone against a supposed military coup d’etat in Zimbabwe. ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 19, 2017

UN Deputy Sec Gen, Amina Mohammed gives details of visit to Osinbajo (VIDEO)

United Nations (UN) Deputy Secretarty General, Amina Mohammed led three officials on a visit to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo. She ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 13, 2017

Opinion: Osinbajo’s noble advice to African leaders

by Jide Ojo “The tragic consequences of wars and conflicts in Africa are self-evident. The millions killed and maimed, the ...

AzeezMarch 2, 2017

BREAKING: Buhari holds phone conversation with King Mohammed VI of Morocco

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday held a phone conversation with King Mohammed VI of Morocco, a statement by the Royal ...

AzeezFebruary 20, 2017

Xenophobia: FG asks AU, South African govt to protect Nigerians

The Federal Government on Monday called on the African Union and the South African government to protect Nigerian citizens in ...

EditorFebruary 2, 2017

Analysis: On the AU Commission elections, Nigeria messed up

by Mark Amaza The recent elections of the African Union Commission have come and gone, and a new chairperson of ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 19, 2017

Timeline: Yahya Jammeh, the disaster waiting to happen

Since losing his re-election bid on December 1, 2016, President of Gambia, Yayha Jammeh has been in the news daily. Jammeh ...

AzeezJuly 18, 2016

AU presidential election ends in stalemate

The African Union has been unable to elect a new head after a meeting by African leaders in Kigali, on ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJuly 11, 2016

‘Nigeria will fulfill its financial obligation’ – Buhari tells AU

President Buhari has promised to fulfill the country’s financial obligation to the African Union. He made the disclosure while receiving ...

YWriterMay 20, 2016

The US says it has spent almost $500 million in fighting Boko Haram

by Chi Ibe The United States government says it has spent almost $500 million on fighting the Boko Haram insurgency ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 8, 2015

African nations pledge 8,700 troops to fight Boko Haram

by Ranti Joseph African nations pulling together a regional force to fight Nigeria’s Boko Haram militants on Saturday pledged 8 ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 30, 2015

At 90, Robert Mugabe becomes the new Chairman of the African Union

by Kolapo Olapoju President of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, has replaced Mauritania’s President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, as the Chairman of ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 24, 2015

We don’t need UN, AU help to fight Boko Haram – Dasuki tells BBC

by James Sambo During an interview with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) on Friday, January 23, National Security Adviser, Sambo ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 14, 2015

“Goodluck is quick to speak on Paris but says nothing about his own” – This South African politician is upset with GEJ

by Kolapo Olapoju Julius Sello Malema, leader of South African political party, Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), is displeased with President Goodluck ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 2, 2014

I can’t do it on my own: GEJ wants African leaders to do more about terrorism

by Laila Ibrahim President Goodluck Jonathan has called on African leaders to take “action- oriented approach” against the activities of ...

December 8, 2013

Jonathan supports ‘Africa Stand-By force’ for peace keeping

by Oke Efagene On Saturday, President Goodluck Jonathan disclosed in Paris that the federal government would throw its weight behind ...

October 9, 2013

Opinion: African Union Summit – Justice, not only for the plaintiff

by Adeola Austin Oyinlade The administration of criminal justice at local and international law provides for the doctrine of natural ...

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