Death of Boko Haram’s leader spells trouble for Nigeria and its neighbors
11 June 2021 | 6:46 am
Abubakar Shekau, leader of the Boko Haram terrorist group, is said to have committed suicide in battle. Far from solving a problem for the Nigerian government, his death is likely to further destabilize the region.
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Several hundred people gathered to protest remarks that blamed young women for Poland's low birthrate. The Women's Strike movement has frequently protested attacks on women's rights.
NATO countries are set to hold talks with Moldova, Georgia, and Bosnia-Herzegovina as they allegedly face pressure from Russia. Germany has pledged to give Ukraine hundreds of generators. Follow DW for more.
The World Bank says the level and quality of Nigeria’s infrastructure quality is low, ranked at 132 out of 137 countries, stressing that the country's physical infrastructure gap would likely reach 3 trillion dollars in the next 30 years.
Nigeria's state railway company resumed a popular train service between the capital Abuja and the northern state of Kaduna that was suspended in March after gunmen killed passengers and kidnapped several dozens.
Nigeria’s House of Representatives’ Committee on Public Accounts has summoned the Managing Director of Nigeria Bulk Electricity Trading over the ₦4 trillion debt owed by some international electricity customers since 2018.
Vice President Dina Boluarte has been sworn in as the country's first female president, and Pedro Castillo was arrested. Castillo had tried to dissolve Congress in a bid to avoid impeachment.
Official statements from FIFA, the Qatar Supreme Committee and the Qatari government as authorities say they're probing the death of a worker at a World Cup team base.
Data from Nigeria's Debt Management Office shows that the country's debt stock grew to 44 trillion naira as of September this year.
The alleged Libyan agent was charged with international terrorism over the Pan Am blast in 1988. But US prosecutors said that they are not seeking a death penalty for him.
Peru has plunged into a deep political crisis since the removal of its former President Pedro Castillo. Mexico says the removal should be disregarded.
An experienced female Karateka is transforming the lives of young Nigerian girls. She brings them together for a competition that has become a major highlight of the karate calendar in Nigeria. In addition, the event advocates for an end to gender violence against women.
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