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Russia-Ukraine war

6 Jul
Russian prisoners, according to reports, are being offered money and, more importantly, freedom if they agree to serve alongside the Wagner Group in Ukraine - and come back alive. Relatives of inmates at two prisons outside St Petersburg, IK-7 Yablonevka and IK-6 Obukhovo, told Russian news outlet iStories this week that prisoners have been promised…
5 Jul
Russia said on Tuesday it was investigating the torture of Russian soldiers held prisoner in Ukraine and recently released as part of a prisoner swap with Kyiv in late June. The Russian Investigative Committee, which probes major crimes, said in a statement that it was "verifying facts of inhuman treatment of Russia soldier prisoners in…
18 May
A Finance expert, Mazi Iroy Orji, has urged the government to put measures in place that could address possible food insecurity resulting from the Russia/Ukraine war, predicting that the war may lead to heightened global food insecurity that will be worse than the previous food crises over the past decade.
29 Apr
Nigerian students, whose programmes were abruptly interrupted by the Russia-Ukraine war, would continue their studies online and in other admitting institutions of choice.
27 Apr
The crisis rocking Ukraine might have begun taking a toll on Nigeria and Africa, a development that appears to have prompted Africa Development Bank (AfDB) to earmark $1.5 billion
19 Apr
As Russia’s bombardment of Ukraine intensifies, more journalists have been killed. So far, a total number of 20 journalists have been lost and 13 injured since the February 24 invasion, according to Ukraine’s Ministry of Culture and Information Policy.
1 Apr
Let me serve my readers today, this Friday’s, menu and dish on Russia-Ukraine war. This dish which you shall relish comes in the form of the sole subject of an interview a Nigerian professor in Eastern Europe granted me a few weeks back.
1 Apr
To reduce the ripple effect of the Russia-Ukraine war on food security in the country, the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) has partnered with the Nigeria Agribusiness Group..
18 Mar
Federal Government, yesterday, disclosed it was working on a new trade policy with the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republic (USSR) countries.
18 Mar
Global airlines have bemoaned the impact of the Russia-Ukraine war and spike in the price of aviation fuel on airline costs.
15 Mar
The so-called ‘fraternal squabble’ between two neighbours, as President Vladimir Putin profiled it, is nestling an overarching effect on the global community.
14 Mar
On February 2, 2022, the United Nations General Assembly convened in an emergency session, the first in a quarter of a century, to consider the Russian invasion of Ukraine.


5 mins ago
Indications emerged Thursday that the insistence by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), that they must be paid six months' salaries during the strike period is what is affecting negotiations between it and the aggrieved lecturers in an apparent allusion to the "no-work-no-pay" policy of the government. Specifically, the government on Thursday…
25 mins ago
Half of people in poorer countries have now received two vaccine doses against Covid-19, a global vaccine alliance said Thursday, hailing progress in closing the vaccine equity gap.
55 mins ago
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ondo State Command, says it will train election officials on necessary security measures to take during elections.
1 hour ago
Chelsea is investigating after racist abuse was allegedly directed against Tottenham forward Son Heung-min at Stamford Bridge, threatening the "strongest action".
1 hour ago
The National Union of Electricity Employee (NUEE) has expressed hope that the Federal Government would fulfil its promises to avert resuming its suspended strike.