By Uwagbale Edward-Ekpu As more African countries record the second wave of coronavirus infections, and some record novel and more infectious variants, African governments are turning toward Covid-19 vaccines produced by Russia, India, and China despite skepticism about some of these vaccines. With the rising second wave, most African economies will find it
Nigeria and India have worked out strategies on how to strengthen the bilateral relations between both countries, particularly on counter-terrorism, defence, maritime security around the Gulf of Guinea as well as economy. This was contained in a joint communiqué issued on Wednesday by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs after a virtual
When the coronavirus crisis is over, China will be forced to embrace a less ambitious future. By Salvatore Babones Seen from afar, China’s current all-fronts offensive gives the impression of a rising power on the march. China is simultaneously starting a border skirmish with India, militarizing the South China Sea, cracking down
By Meia Nouwens Fatal clashes on the China–India border have aroused fresh speculation about the extent of a military build-up in the western Himalayas. Henry Boyd and Meia Nouwens assess satellite imagery to explain what has been happening there since early May. Unverified videos began circulating on social media from 5 May,
•The 260 evacuees from India expected this Saturday Jude Johnson The Federal Government on Friday successfully evacuated 102 Nigerians from Egypt, while 260 others are expected to arrive Nigeria from India on Saturday. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, disclosed this via his verified Twitter handle on Friday. Onyeama tweeted: “102 Nigerians
Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian- Indian Bilateral Defence Co-operation has entered a new phase of mutually beneficial arrangements and agreement at the Ministerial levels, after Defence Minister, Gen. Bashir Salihi Magashi (Rtd) hosted the Indian Commissioner to Nigeria, Amb. Abhay Thankur, on a courtesy call in his Office.
Godsgift Onyedinefu The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky and his wife zeenat have departed Abuja to India for medical treatments. This followed the granting of the couple's application for leave to seek medical attention in New Delhi, last week by Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High
•As the world's population is set to stop growing by end of the century •Nigeria, four other African countries projected to be world’s top 10 most populous countries by 2100 •The number of births in Nigeria to exceed those in China by 2070 •With 733m people, 864m births Nigeria's population only 3rd