Boko Haram: European Union appraises Nigerian government, military’s counter-insurgency operations as commendable

The European Union Centre for Human Rights Protection (EUCHRP) has commended the Nigerian government and military for making significant progress in its counter-insurgency operations. The Centre made this known in an extensive report on the “ threats posed by Boko Haram/ISWAP, the response of the Nigerian State and plight of civilians”. In the report signed […]

Canada PM says Iran’s missile brought down Ukrainian plane

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday evidence indicates an Iranian missile downed a Ukrainian jetliner late Tuesday and that the strike “may have been unintentional.” Trudeau says Canadian and allied intelligence supports that conclusion. He declined to get into the specific intelligence, but said it appeared it was a surface-to-air missile that struck the plane. “We […]

180 people die as passenger plane crashes in Iran

Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelensky has confirmed that the passengers and crew members in the country’s Boeing 737 that crashed early this morning have all died. The president confirmed this in a statement on his official Facebook page. He said: “According to preliminary information, all passengers and crew members had died. “Our embassy is working to […]

Boko Haram/ISWAP: CALSER raises alarm over donation of weapons by France to terrorists as breach of international laws

The Centre for Africa Liberation and Socio-Economic Rights (CALSER) has sounded an alarm over France’s alleged donation of weapons to Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists, describing it as a “breach of international laws”. The Centre brought this to the fore at a press conference on Tuesday in Abuja to address what it described as “reported concealed arms […]

Iraqi PM condemns U.S. killing of Soleimani

Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi condemned on Friday the “assassination” of Iranian Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani and Iraqi militia commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis in a U.S. air strike in Baghdad. The air strike on Baghdad airport is an act of aggression on Iraq and breach of its sovereignty that will lead to war […]