IATA Welcomes New CO2 Emissions Standard for Aircraft
Geneva – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the decision by representatives at the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to agree a CO2 efficiency Standard for commercial aircraft. The Standard, which has taken six years of painstaking negotiation and technical work, was approved by ICAO’s Committee on Aviation... Read more
Britain Will Not respect UN Body’s Verdict on Wiki Leaks Founder—-High Commissioner
Diana Okon-Effiong, Calabar The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr Paul Thomas Arkwright, has restated his home country’s resolve to honour a pact with Sweden to extradite Wiki Leaks founder, Mr Julian Assange.   The envoy stated this in Calabar in an interview with select journalists at the end... Read more
Biafra: Buhari charged with war crimes at the International Criminal Court
The pro-Biafran activist group led by the imprisoned Nnamdi Kanu has filed a complaint against Muhammadu Buhari in The Hague, accusing the Nigerian president of war crimes. Thousands of people in southeast Nigeria have demonstrated in recent months, demanding independence for Biafra. Kanu, the leader of one of the... Read more
A Scientific Means for Islamic Military Alliance to Collaborate and Deploy
By Dr. David Leffler The state-run Saudi Press Agency has announced that 34 nations are forming a new “Islamic military alliance” to fight terrorism. But will this new alliance really be able to prevent future terrorist attacks and create lasting peace? There is no statistically validated guarantee that the... Read more
Okonjo-Iweala, Gates, Mo Ibrahim, Bloomberg bag international honour for service to humanity, fight against poverty
Former Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was one of the distinguished recipients honoured at an all-star event in New York on December 1 for services to humanity and the fight against poverty and HIV/AIDS. She received the award from two respected international advocacy groups, ONE and RED, alongside... Read more
A refugee tale: Daring to dream
By Renata van der Zee Utrecht, The Netherlands – When actor Bright O Richards came to Holland as a refugee of the Liberian civil war, he bought himself a pair of brightly coloured wooden shoes. He wore them everywhere he went. As an African in clogs, he attracted a... Read more
Yemeni refugees seek shelter in Djibouti
By Oualid Khelifi Source:: Al Jazeera The post Yemeni refugees seek shelter in Djibouti appeared first on African Media Agency. Source:: African Media Agency Read more
‘India will distinguish itself from China to Africa’
By Al Jazeera In an attempt to boost trade and investment opportunities abroad, India has welcomed heads of state, policymakers, and businessmen from every country in Africa, marking the largest ever India-Africa summit. Leaders from some 54 nations descended on New Delhi this week for a summit aimed at... Read more

Biafra explained

OpinionWorld October 19, 2015

By Uju Nwokorobia FACTS ABOUT BIAFRA! (1) Biafran agitation has nothing to do with HYDROCARBON/CRUDE OIL deposits in Niger Delta. Imo, Abia, Anambra are currently oil producing states in Nigeria with huge natural gas reserves, not forgetting the enormous untapped coal deposits in Enugu! (2) Biafra is not land-locked.... Read more
President Muhammadu Buhari’s Speech At The 70th Session Of The United Nations General Assembly
ADDRESS BY MUHAMMADU BUHARI PRESIDENT, FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA AT THE 70TH SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY, NEW YORK, 28TH SEPTEMBER 2015. President of the General Assembly, Secretary–General Your Excellencies Heads of State and Governments Distinguished Delegates Ladies and Gentlemen, I would like, Mr. President, on behalf... Read more