Agitated Israel ‘Deploys Anti-Missile System on Syria border’

Agitated Israel ‘Deploys Anti-Missile System on Syria border’

🕔09:17, 12.Feb 2018

Observers say that the downing of the Israeli jet sent Tel Aviv the message that Syria and other countries whose airspace is violated by Israel are now ready to stop those violations.

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Turnbull Pointedly Distanced Himself From the Barnaby Joyce Affair

Turnbull Pointedly Distanced Himself From the Barnaby Joyce Affair

🕔09:02, 12.Feb 2018

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has pointedly distanced himself from the Barnaby Joyce affair but insists the embattled Deputy Prime Minister has his full confidence, despite the widening scandal derailing the government’s start to a crucial political year.

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The View That 419 Makes Nigeria a Global Cybercrime Player is Misplaced

The View That 419 Makes Nigeria a Global Cybercrime Player is Misplaced

🕔08:39, 12.Feb 2018

It’s of utmost importance for the term “cybercrime” to be revisited and re-defined because it has huge consequences. It has, for example, influenced the framing of most scholarly endeavours about Nigeria which echo the sense of ‘moral panic’ over the ‘419’ phenomenon. It also affects how Nigeria is portrayed in the western media and how it’s viewed in the world. Given that repeating discourses normalise their claim, the problem is deep.

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Poll: 55 Percent Americans ‘Overwhelmingly’ Agree Obama ‘Improperly Surveilled’ Trump Campaign

Poll: 55 Percent Americans ‘Overwhelmingly’ Agree Obama ‘Improperly Surveilled’ Trump Campaign

🕔15:50, 11.Feb 2018

A clear majority of 55 percent believe it is “likely” that the Obama administration “improperly surveilled the Trump campaign during the 2016 election.” Meanwhile, Trump’s approval rating is running ahead of former-President Obama’s at this point in his failed presidency.

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Asma Jahangir Pakistani Rights Activist Passes Away

Asma Jahangir Pakistani Rights Activist Passes Away

🕔15:40, 11.Feb 2018

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi lauded Pakistani human rights campaigner Asma Jahangir “immense contributions towards upholding rule of law, democracy and safeguarding human rights”.

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Israel to Continue With Syria Operations – Netanyahu Says

Israel to Continue With Syria Operations – Netanyahu Says

🕔15:32, 11.Feb 2018

“Yesterday we landed hard blows on the forces of Iran and Syria. We made unequivocally clear to everyone that our modus operandi has not changed one bit,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.

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INEC Declares Winner of Katsina Federal Constituency Re-Run Election

INEC Declares Winner of Katsina Federal Constituency Re-Run Election

🕔15:23, 11.Feb 2018

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the results of the court-ordered Katsina State Federal Constituency re-run election, in respect of 15 Polling Units in Mashi/Dutsi. The election took place on 10th February.

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INEC, NIGCOMSAT Agree To work for Success Of 2019 General Elections

INEC, NIGCOMSAT Agree To work for Success Of 2019 General Elections

🕔15:18, 11.Feb 2018

INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu: “we wish to leverage the capacity of the NIGCOMSAT to provide a wide range of telecommunication services. In particular, your broadband service offers tremendous flexible bandwidth capacity that can be deployed almost anywhere and in a short period of time, including hard-to-reach and temporary locations. These are invaluable to the work of INEC”.

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Chuka Umunna Biography and Profile

Chuka Umunna Biography and Profile

🕔13:04, 11.Feb 2018

Chuka Umunna (means “God is the greatest”) was born in 17 October 1978 to a Nigerian father and English-Irish mother. Chuka Harrison Umunna grew up in Streatham and attended local schools. It was at the Labour conference in October 2012 that it first really hit home.

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Angela Merkel Mooted ‘New Chapter’ in Relations With Poland

Angela Merkel Mooted ‘New Chapter’ in Relations With Poland

🕔17:55, 10.Feb 2018

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in the interview that she hoped her talks with Morawiecki would lead to “united and European solutions.”

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Jacob Zuma Clings to Power in South Africa

Jacob Zuma Clings to Power in South Africa

🕔15:54, 10.Feb 2018

Susan Booysen, a politics professor from Wits University in Johannesburg, said Jacob Zuma may fight on for several more days. “Zuma is a fighter to the end and is refusing to resign, while Ramaphosa doesn’t want to be divisive.

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Abdul-Ganiyu Oyesola Fawehinmi Biography and Profile

Abdul-Ganiyu Oyesola Fawehinmi Biography and Profile

🕔13:14, 10.Feb 2018

Abdul-Ganiyu Oyesola Fawehinmi, lawyer and human rights campaigner, born 22 April 1938; died 5 September 2009. Upon completion of his legal education in London, Gani Fawehinmi returned home and was called to the Nigerian Bar in January 1965. Barely a year later, the first republic was sacked by the armed forces.

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Trump Blocks Russia Memo Drafted By Democrats

Trump Blocks Russia Memo Drafted By Democrats

🕔12:40, 10.Feb 2018

Democratic Representative Ted Lieu wrote on Twitter that Trump’s action was outrageous, adding that he read the memo and is convinced that Trump “is now intentionally hiding relevant information from the American people in order to mislead the public. An innocent person would not block the memo.”

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Israel Bombs Syria Heavily Because Syrian Army Shoots Down Israeli F-16 War Plane

Israel Bombs Syria Heavily Because Syrian Army Shoots Down Israeli F-16 War Plane

🕔12:35, 10.Feb 2018

Israel said the F-16 crashed during a mission to strike Iranian drone installations in Syria. It said it sent its jets into Syria after shooting down an Iranian drone over Israeli territory earlier on Saturday.

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US Presence in Syria Is Illegal – Russia Says

US Presence in Syria Is Illegal – Russia Says Updated

🕔00:00, 10.Feb 2018

US presence in Syria is “actually illegal,” the Russian Ambassador to the UN reminded his Western counterparts. “Nobody invited them there,” Vasily Nebenzya stated, emphasizing that a hard fought for stability in Syria is being jeopardized by US actions.

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