Wednesday, 20th October 2021
Breaking News:


4 days ago
Three people were killed Saturday when an earthquake struck the Indonesian tourist island Bali, the disaster agency said.
1 Oct
Seven people were killed in a landslide triggered by torrential storms on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, authorities said, as they warned continuing rainfall could cause further ground movement on Friday.
19 Sep
The leader of an Islamic State-linked militant network in Indonesia was killed in a shootout with security forces, police said Sunday.
8 Sep
A fire tore through an overcrowded Indonesian prison in the early hours of Wednesday when most inmates were asleep, killing 41 people and injuring dozens of others, an official said.
7 Sep
The mistreatment of Nigerian citizens abroad is nothing new. But the 7th August 2021 man-handling of a Nigerian diplomat in Jakarta by Indonesian Immigration agents was so ruthless
25 Aug
Indonesia is taking its vaccination drive to the sea as the world's biggest archipelago nation ramps up a bid to innoculate its huge population.
16 Aug
Indonesia's most active volcano Mount Merapi erupted Monday, belching a cloud of ash into the air as red lava flowed down its crater.
13 Aug
The Federal Government has been urged to apply stiffer penalty against Indonesia for the humiliating treatment of a Nigerian diplomat by the country’s security officials.
12 Aug
Indonesia's army has stopped imposing so-called "virginity tests" on female recruits, its chief said Thursday, following calls from rights groups to ban the invasive vaginal exams.
Usra Hendra Harahap
12 Aug
Indonesia's foreign ministry said it regrets an assault on a Nigerian diplomat by its officials. Indonesian foreign ministry spokesperson Teuku Faizasyah said the ministry regretted the incident in Jakarta on August 7 and was communicating with the Nigerian government on the issue. "That incident was an isolated incident and does not have anything to do…
Usra Hendra Harahap
10 Aug
Indonesia's ambassador to Nigeria has apologised on behalf of the country over an assault on a Nigerian diplomatic agent by immigration officers in Indonesia. The unnamed agent was assaulted when he was arrested by immigration officials on Saturday in front of his home in Indonesia. A viral video showed that two Indonesian officials held the…
2 Aug
A 5.9 magnitude quake struck off the coast of Indonesia's easternmost Papua region Monday, the United States Geological Survey said, but there was no tsunami warning or immediate reports of damage.


11 mins ago
The Police Command in Niger on Wednesday confirmed the abduction of thirteen passengers by gunmen at Konar Barau village of Rafi Local Government Area of the state.
46 mins ago
By Laetitia Badolo OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso, 19 October 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/-  Access to water and sanitation remains a luxury for most people in Africa. African parliamentarians are ensuring that this luxury effectively became what it really is, a basic human right. The biggest hindrance to improving water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in Africa is the absence of…
1 hour ago
The management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Wednesday announced a six-hour planned outage in some communities in Badagry, Lagos State.
1 hour ago
First things first, writing about politics, its abracadabra, its luggage and attendant baggage, is not what I do (as one left that forte years ago.) And the primary reason for not writing about Nigerian, African or global politics is that as any noteworthy writer and strategic thinker who is worth his or her salt would…
2 hours ago
The Never-Ending Electorial Problem Elections in Nigeria have almost always been dogged by allegations of rigging, vote-buying, and ballot box snatching amongst a myriad of issues that have bedeviled the electioneering process since the return to civilian rule in 1999. Between 1999 and 2021, there have been at least six national elections and there is…