Tag: political news

Nigeria’s Shi’ite Muslim group announced a suspension of protests
August 3, 2019 |

Nigeria’s Shi’ite Muslim group announced a suspension of protests

IMN spokesman Ibrahim Musa said he would protest against the ban, as well as the government’s consideration of its “terrorist” activity this weekend. IMN held nearly daily demonstrations in the capital Abuja to call for the release of this movement leader, Ibrahim Zakzaky, who had been arrested since December 2015. The clash between security forces […]

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Nigeria: President Buhari is sworn in as a second term
June 7, 2019 |

Nigeria: President Buhari is sworn in as a second term

The 76-year-old leader said he would be loyal and fulfill his duty to the Federal Republic of Nigeria, pledging to address security threats, eradicating corruption from Africa’s largest economy. According to a VNA correspondent in Africa, on May 29, in Abuja, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari was officially sworn in for a second term. The 76-year-old […]

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More than 150 gunmen attacked two villages in Nigeria
May 10, 2019 |

More than 150 gunmen attacked two villages in Nigeria

Nigeria is a country located in western Africa whose political situation of has been constantly unstable. Recently, a group of over 150 motorbike drivers recently attacked two villages in the state of Katsina, northwest Nigeria, killing at least 15 people, plundering and burning homes. Nigerian police, on May 2, said the attack happened on April […]

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