(STL.News) In tonight’s edition, hundreds of girls kidnapped from a boarding school in northwestern Nigeria last week have been freed. But there’s also concern that negotiations to secure their release could offer an incentive to kidnappers. And nearly four million doses of the Astra Zeneca vaccine arrive in Nigeria’s capital in the largest delivery to Africa so far by the global Covax initiative. Finally, more young Togolese farmers turn to ecological agriculture encouraged by new farm schools.
EGYPT (STL.News) Two additional tugboats sped Sunday to Egypt’s Suez Canal to aid efforts to free a skyscraper-sized container ship wedged for days across the crucial waterway, even as major shippers increasingly divert their boats […]
Wasington, DC (STL.News) The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:? Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo spoke today with Nigerian Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama. Secretary Pompeo expressed condolences for the loss of life in […]
US Department of State: Imposing Visa Restrictions on Nigerians Responsible for Undermining the Democratic Process
Washington, DC (STL.News) The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus: The United States is a steadfast supporter of Nigerian democracy. We commend all those Nigerians who participated in elections throughout 2019 and have worked to […]