Question The coup leaders in Niger announced on Sunday evening, 13/08/2023, (that they intend to prosecute the ousted President Mohamed Bazoum on charges of “high treason” and “undermining the security of the country.”… In their statement, the coup leaders renewed their condemnation of the sanctions imposed by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) […]
Last Thursday, the Presidential Guard in Niger carried out a coup against the regime, as they announced in a televised statement that they had dismissed Nigerian President Muhammad Bazoum, and formed the National Council for the Protection of the Homeland headed by General Abd al-Rahman Chiani, and soon the army followed them by announcing its […]
In his inaugural speech on the 29th of May 2023, Nigerian president Bola Ahmed Tinubu ended the fuel subsidy per the provision of former Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. With a deteriorating economy and worsening debt profile, the idea that the subsidy hindered progress, among other myths, was finally sold widely. The masses did not […]
Question: The provincial and state elections took place in Nigeria on 11/3/2023, after completing the presidential elections. The results were announced on 1/3/2023, with the victory of the candidate of the ruling party, the All Progressives Congress Party, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, as those elections took place on 25/2/2023. His rival in the People’s Democratic Party, […]
January 2023 marks a year since the ban on Muslim women from attending Universities in the Indian region of Udupi. The plight of education for Muslim women in the modern world, post-Khilafah one that has repeated itself throughout history. Here are some of the key points: In January 2023, the Taliban regime in Afghanistan banned […]
Question: (The Kenyan opposition leader, Odinga, on Monday, 22/8/2022, submitted a formal appeal to the Supreme Court over the results of the presidential elections won by his opponent, William Ruto, the outgoing vice president. The Associated Press reported that Odinga submitted this morning the objection papers to the Supreme Court which must respond within 14 […]
The sword of the international order has been placed on Pakistan’s neck to deprive it of its full ownership of the huge gold and copper reserves in Reko Diq, handing extensive ownership rights to a modern East India Company. Barrick Gold has ended a long-running dispute with Pakistan and will now start to develop one […]
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will visit Kenya, Nigeria, and Senegal from November 15-20, underscoring the depth and breadth of our relationships with African partners. (The Star, 12/11/2021).
On Friday, 13th August 2021, over 22 Muslims were killed and 14 others injured in a newly attack in Nigeria’s central Jos city. According to the Police statement, a group of attackers suspected to be Irigwe youths (predominantly Christian) attacked a convoy of five buses with Muslim faithfuls returning from the neighboring state Bauchi State, […]
Nigerian President Muhammad Buhari has urged the US to relocate US Africa Command to Africa from its headquarters in Germany. In a virtual meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on April 27, 2021 said U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), should be relocated to Africa itself. “Considering the growing security challenges in West and Central […]
In a recent meeting between President Buhari and the US secretary of State Anthony Blinken, the former called on the latter to assist Nigeria and the African sub-region with security challenges by relocating AFRICOM from Stuttgart, Germany to the continent proper. In all likelihood that is a bad idea Mr. President and this is why. […]
Headlines: Biden Announces Withdrawal from Afghanistan by 9/11 Iran, Pakistan, Nigeria US Warns China against Aggressive Moves in Contested South China Sea India, Pakistan Foreign Ministers in UAE Uncertainty Surrounds US Pullout from Afghanistan
The US State Secretary Rex Tillerson is in a visit to five African nations that commenced in Ethiopia on Wednesday 7 March 2018. Today he is in Kenya and expected to visit Chad Nigeria and Djibouti. This visit is to highlight the strategies to counter terrorism and improve security, bilateral trade and investments.