VP Osinbajo says issues such as poverty, socio-economic rights, environmental and sustainable development alongside concerns about democracy and unconstitutional changes of governments, have to be dealt with for Africa to achieve the desired level of attainment.
Nigeria, Tanzania united on global push against unconstitutional change of governments at a time of a pandemic threat of military coups in West Africa and Russian invasion aimed at overthrowing the Ukrainian President Zelensky government in Kyiv.
African governments have been urged by Students’ Union to tackle the high rate of insecurity on the continent so as to boost students’ enrolment into higher institutions of learning.
How to deter coups in West Africa, Osinbajo tells EU, UK, U.S. and other global bodies while receiving at the State House, the visiting UK Minister for Africa, Vicky Ford accompanied by the UK High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing.
Another Nigerian has been reported dead in South Africa following a vicious xenophobic attack on him by gangsters in the former Apartheid, now Rainbow nation.
Liberia was founded in 1822 when freed black people started relocating to West Africa from the United States. On July 26, 1847, the country proclaimed its independence and became the Republic of Liberia.
Liberian President George Weah has conferred the award of “Distinguished Service Order of the Republic of Liberia” on 5 Nigerian Army colonels in recognition of their outstanding contribution to the growth and development of the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL).
Burkina Faso’s army said on Monday it had ousted President Roch Kabore, suspended the constitution, dissolved the government and the national assembly, and closed the country’s borders.
ECOWAS on Monday condemned what it called an attempted coup in Burkina Faso, saying it held the military responsible for the safety of President Roch Kabore, whose whereabouts were unknown.
The ECOWAS Member-states shall withdraw all their ambassadors from Mali and close land and air borders between them and the country, which is currently under a military junta.