IPOB Proscription: Nigeria Court Maintains Its Black Market Order

  The Nigeria Federal High Court in Abuja today being 18th, January 2018, upheld its order that IPOB under the leadership of Mazi Nnamdi Kanu is unprescribed. Acting Chief Judge Justice, Abdu Kafarati while delivering on the Application, Resolved all the three formulated issues against IPOB, were he held On 20th, September 2017, that order…

Zimbabwe opposition leader Roy Bennett killed in U.S. helicopter crash

(Reuters) – Exiled Zimbabwe opposition leader Roy Bennett and four other people were killed in a helicopter crash in a remote northern part of the U.S. state of New Mexico, officials and his political party said on Thursday.       The crash of a private Huey helicopter in rugged terrain near Raton, New Mexico,…

France to launch International group aiming toxic gas attacks

UNITED NATIONS/PARIS (Reuters) – France has asked some 30 countries to work together to preserve evidence of chemical weapons attacks and impose sanctions on those responsible after Russia ended an international inquiry into who is to blame for using toxic gas in Syria.     France will host a meeting on Tuesday in Paris to…

Pope lands in Peru as president seeks assistance in political crisis

LIMA (Reuters) – Pope Francis arrived in Peru on Thursday, as President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski appealed to the pontiff to help put the country back on track after a political crisis nearly ousted him from office a month ago.     The Argentine pope landed in the Peruvian capital from neighboring Chile, on the second…

African U.N. envoys commend Trump meet leaders in Ethiopia after ‘shithole’ remark

  By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – African U.N. envoys suggested on Thursday that U.S. President Donald Trump meet with African leaders in Ethiopia this month after he was reported to have described some immigrants from Africa and Haiti as coming from “shithole” countries. African ambassadors met with U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations…