UNHCR Says Lake Chad Needs More International Attention

UNHCR Says Lake Chad Needs More International Attention

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: THE United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Thursday said the world should be worried about happenings in the sub Saharan region, especially the Lake Chad axis. Addressing a press conference in Abuja after…

Envoy, NIDCOM, Nigerian Community condemn killing of Nigerian by her Italian husband in Italy …Call for Justice

Envoy, NIDCOM, Nigerian Community condemn killing of Nigerian by her Italian husband in Italy …Call for Justice

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: NIGERIA’S Ambassador to Italy, Amb Mfawa Omini Abam, the Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, as well as the Nigerian Community in Italy, have demanded full investigation into the killing of a…

Egypt-ICF Releases Cairo Communiqué To Drive Global 2030 SDGs

Egypt-ICF Releases Cairo Communiqué To Drive Global 2030 SDGs

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: A new document charting the way forward for developing economies to achieve the UN’s 2030 sustainable development goals (SDGs) has been released in Cairo. The Cairo Communiqué was released on September 9, 2021 at the…

Borno To Export Wheat, Gum Arabic To Sudan

Borno To Export Wheat, Gum Arabic To Sudan

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: BORNO State is to export wheat and gum arabic to Sudan. This follows discussion between Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Zulum and a team of experts at theheadquarters of Arab Bank for Economic Development in…

Int’l  Day of Charity: Dame Okowa Gives Succour To Residents Of Illah Community

Int’l Day of Charity: Dame Okowa Gives Succour To Residents Of Illah Community

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Editor’s DESK: As the world marks the 2021 International Day of Charity, wife of Delta State Governor, Dame Edith Okowa, brought succour to residents of Obioma Camp, Illah in Oshimili North Local Government Area after they received…

Nigeria Summons Ambassador To Indonesia For Debriefing Over Assault Of Official (See Video)

Nigeria Summons Ambassador To Indonesia For Debriefing Over Assault Of Official (See Video)

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: THE Nigerian Government on Tuesday summoned its Ambassador to Indonesia, Muhammed Buba Ahmed for debriefing over the circumstances surrounding the manhandling and arrest of the one of the nation’s diplomat in Jakarta. A Nigerian diplomat…

Hoarding Of COVID-19 Vaccines Should Be Stopped To End Pandemic – Int’l Forum Countries Speak Out

Hoarding Of COVID-19 Vaccines Should Be Stopped To End Pandemic – Int’l Forum Countries Speak Out

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: COUNTRIES on the globe have been asked to work against hoarding of COVID-19 vaccine and ensure that it is made available everywhere on the planet in order to put an end to the pandemic. Arising…

You Cannot Yet Travel To UAE Without Visa- Ghana Embassy Tells Passport Holders

You Cannot Yet Travel To UAE Without Visa- Ghana Embassy Tells Passport Holders

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: GHANA Passport holders cannot yet travel to United Arab Emirates, the West African country’s embassy in the Arab country has said. A statement on Monday by Embassy of the Republic of Ghana in UAE said…

Protests May Rock Kashmir Over Alleged Election Rigging

Protests May Rock Kashmir Over Alleged Election Rigging

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike Sogbolo with Agency REPORTS: TROUBLE is brewing in Pakistan occupied Kashmir as the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has decided to hold protests against Prime Minister Imran Khan’s party for allegedly rigging the recently-held elections in the…

Chinese President Promotes Globalization

Chinese President Promotes Globalization

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: CHINESE President Xi Jinping has expressed the willingness of Communist Party of China and indeed China to collaborate with political parties worldwide to lead the economic globalization toward a direction that is more open, inclusive,…

ECOWAS Parliament To Discuss Use Of Cryptocurrency For Trade In W/Africa

ECOWAS Parliament To Discuss Use Of Cryptocurrency For Trade In W/Africa

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: THE Parliament of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) will hold its delocalized meeting under the theme: “Cryptocurrency as a facilitator of Community trade in West Africa”, from July 6 to 10, 2021…

NIDCOM, Swiss Embassy Partner on Diaspora Re-integration

NIDCOM, Swiss Embassy Partner on Diaspora Re-integration

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: CHAIRMAN/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa and Switzerland Ambassador to Nigeria, Amb. Georg Steiner at an interactive Session in Abuja on Monday discussed the issues of Diaspora Reintegration, Diaspora Data Mapping and…

Kenya Denies Involvement In Arrest, Extradition Of Kanu

Kenya Denies Involvement In Arrest, Extradition Of Kanu

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: KENYA High Commissioner to Nigeria, Amb. Wilfred Machage has denied the involvement of his home government in the extradition of leader of disbanded Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. Kanu’s family had earlier made…

UK Announces £12.6 Million To Combat Terrorism In Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad, Niger

UK Announces £12.6 Million To Combat Terrorism In Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad, Niger

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: UNITED Kingdom has announced new funds to combat terror in Lake Chad Basin following the growth of terrorism on the African continent. Specifically in the new funding plan, United Kingdom will support efforts to combat…

Oma Djebah Presents Letters of Credence To The Kingdom Of Thailand

Oma Djebah Presents Letters of Credence To The Kingdom Of Thailand

Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): By Albert OGRAKA: FRONTLINE Communications expert, journalist and former Delta State Commissioner for Information, His Excellency, Mr. Oma Djebah, Nigeria’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Thailand , was on June 25th 2021 received by the Director–General of the…

United States Berates Federal Govt’s Ban of Twitter In Nigeria

United States Berates Federal Govt’s Ban of Twitter In Nigeria

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- From Mike SOGBOLO: UNITED States has condemned the banning of Twitter in Nigeria, stating that it is a violation of Nigerians’ fundamental rights. The United States, in a statement by it’s Embassy in Nigeria on Saturday said: “Nigeria’s…

NIS Comptroller-General Shuts Abia Passport Office Over Alleged IPOB Attack

NIS Comptroller-General Shuts Abia Passport Office Over Alleged IPOB Attack

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: COMPTROLLER-GENERAL, (CG), of the Nigeria Immigration Service, (NIS), Muhammad Babandede, has ordered the closure of Abia State Passport Office as a result of attack on the facility by suspected members of the Indigenous People of…

Nigeria Calls For  Release Of Malian Interim President, Prime Minister

Nigeria Calls For Release Of Malian Interim President, Prime Minister

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: NIGERIAN government has asked from the immediate release of Malian Interim President and Prime Minister, Bah Ndaw and Moctar Ouane, reportedly detained by soldiers. A statement on Tuesday by the spokesman of the Ministry of…

Nearly 50% of Pandemic Costs Will Fall on Advanced Economies, World Govt Summit Report Finds

Nearly 50% of Pandemic Costs Will Fall on Advanced Economies, World Govt Summit Report Finds

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): • World economy facing US$3.8 trillion economic hit, with half absorbed by wealthiest countries• New report ‘21 Priorities for Governments in 2021’ Identifies Five Areas in Post-pandemic Recovery A seminal report launched by the World Government Summit Organization…

Chad Situation: AU Commission, AU Peace/Security Council Undertake Fact Finding Mission To N’jadmena

Chad Situation: AU Commission, AU Peace/Security Council Undertake Fact Finding Mission To N’jadmena

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO/Abuja: THE African Union Commission and the AU Peace and Security Council have undertaken a fact finding mission to the Republic of Chad. The situation in Chad has become worrisome after his President and strongman, Idriss…