Jun 162014
 
Nigeria Abducted School Girls : Emergency Grant Aid

Emergency Grant Aid for Supporting the Abducted School Girls, their families and affected communities in the Federal Republic of Nigeria TOKYO, Japan, June 16, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — 1. On June 13, the Government of Japan, upon requests by UN organizations and the Government of Nigeria, decided to extend emergency grant aid of 855,000 [...]

May 232014
 
Security Council Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee adds Boko Haram

  SECURITY COUNCIL AL-QAIDA SANCTIONS COMMITTEE ADDS BOKO HARAM TO ITS SANCTIONS LIST NEW YORK, May 23, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On 22 May 2014, the Security Council’s Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee approved the addition of Boko Haram to its list of individuals and entities subject to the targeted financial sanctions and the arms embargo [...]

May 232014
 
FCO Press Release: UN imposes sanctions on terror group Boko Haram

LONDON, United-Kingdom, May 23, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Foreign Secretary welcomes addition of Boko Haram on UN sanctions list.   On 22 May, the UN Security Council’s Al Qaida Sanctions Committee approved the addition of Boko Haram to its list of groups subject to financial and arms sanctions. The UK has shown its strong [...]

May 222014
 
Boko Haram: The Growing Threat to Schoolgirls in Nigeria and Beyond

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Testimony Sarah Sewall Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights House Foreign Affairs Committee Washington, DC May 21, 2014 Chairman Royce, Ranking Member Engel, and Members of the Committee, thank you for inviting me to discuss Nigeria’s struggle against Boko Haram, one of the most [...]

May 222014
 
Said Djinnit on the bombing attacks in Nigeria

Statement by Mr. Said Djinnit, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for West Africa, on the bombing attacks in Nigeria DAKAR, Senegal, May 22, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Special Representative of the Secretary-General for West Africa, Mr. Said Djinnit, expresses his profo und outrage at, and condemns in the strongest terms, the [...]

May 222014
 
Canada Deeply Concerned by Growing Acts of Terrorism in Nigeria

OTTAWA, Canada, May 22, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — “Canada is deeply concerned by the alarming spate of terrorist incidents that has been unleashed in various parts of Nigeria. “Brutal acts of violence, such as today’s deadly attacks on two villages in northeast Nigeria and yesterday’s double bombing in the central city of Jos cannot [...]

May 222014
 

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 21, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — After bombings on 21 May in the northern Nigerian city of Jos, in which more than one-hundred people have been killed, “heart-felt sorrow and condolences” have been expressed in a joint statement by Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, general secretary of the World Council of Churches [...]

May 222014
 
The AU strongly condemns the terrorist attack in Jos, Nigeria

The African Union strongly condemns the terrorist attack in Jos, Nigeria ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 21, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, strongly condemns the abhorrent terrorist twin bombings which took place yesterday, 20 May 2014, in a market place in the central [...]

May 212014
 
Nigeria : UK Foreign Secretary condemns latest bomb attacks

LONDON, United-Kingdom, May 21, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Foreign Secretary condemns the double bomb attack in the marketplace in Jos, Central Nigeria, which killed over 100 people.   The Foreign Secretary said;   “I condemn this cowardly, inhumane crime. My thoughts are with those who have been bereaved or injured.   “This attack on [...]

May 192014
 
Nexim Bank Official Rebuttal of Media Publication

Nexim Bank Official Rebuttal of Media Publication Titled – “CNPP Calls for Suspension of Nexim Bank’s MD…demands immediate probe of N200bn Stabilisation Fund” ABUJA, Nigeria, May 19, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The attention of the Nigerian Export Import Bank (NEXIM) (http://neximbank.com.ng) has been drawn to media publication in various websites as well as broadcast [...]

May 192014
 
UK Foreign Secretary : constructive regional summit on Boko Haram

UK Foreign Secretary welcomes constructive regional summit on Boko Haram LONDON, United-Kingdom, May 18, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Foreign Secretary welcomes concrete agreements at Paris Summit on tackling Boko Haram and offers UK follow-up meeting.   The Foreign Secretary William Hague attended today the Paris Summit for Security in Nigeria. The summit, convened by [...]

May 182014
 
Conclusions of the Paris Summit for Security in Nigeria (17 May 2014)

PARIS, France, May 17, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Paris Summit for Security in Nigeria (17 May 2014)   CONCLUSIONS   The Heads of State of Benin, Cameroon, Chad, France, Niger and Nigeria, as well as representatives of the European Union, the United Kingdom and the United States, participated on 17 May 2014 in a [...]