United Nations Headquarters

By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Nov 26th, 2012
0 Comments
7 Views
Abuja: Gunmen on Monday attempted to attack a special police unit in the Nigerian capital Abuja, but police claimed to have repelled it and details were still emerging, a police spokesman said. “I can confirm that there was an attempted attack on the [special anti-robbery squad] this morning which wa...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Sep 26th, 2012
0 Comments
11 Views
Ten years after the end of Liberia’s brutal civil war, the country has made tremendous progress on the path to lasting peace and stability, its President, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, told the United Nations General Assembly today, while adding that serious challenges remain. “As Liberia moves toward its t...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Jul 4th, 2012
0 Comments
5 Views
Abuja – An explosion went off on Tuesday at a shopping centre in the Nigerian capital Abuja, where an unexploded bomb was later discovered, rescue officials said. The first blast happened at about 21:00 at a shopping plaza in the city’s Wuse II district, spokesperson for the National Emer...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Apr 19th, 2012
0 Comments
5 Views
Nigeria’s Information Minister tells VOA his country’s security forces have made enormous progress in combating the threat posed by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram, especially in the federal capital, Abuja. Labaran Maku’s comment follows a U.S. emergency warning issued Wednes...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Apr 18th, 2012
0 Comments
4 Views
Lagos – The US warned its citizens on Wednesday that a radical Islamist sect may attack hotels frequented by foreigners in Nigeria’s capital, the second time it has advised such an assault is possible in the widening sectarian fight in the West African nation. The warning offered no speci...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jan 4th, 2012
0 Comments
2 Views
Whilst Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has vowed to crush the militant Islamist sect Boko Haram, following their murderous attacks on Christian Churches on Christmas Day which left dozens dead, the Nigerian state has clearly taken their eyes off the ball and under his Administration and allowed ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Analysis
Jan 1st, 2012
0 Comments
4 Views
Scroll down for the Video NEW YEAR MESSAGE TO THE NATION FROM DR. GOODLUCK EBELE JONATHAN, GCFR, PRESIDENT, COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA JANUARY 1, 2012 Fellow Compatriots, I greet you all as we enter a new year. For us in Nigeria, the year 2011 has been o...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Dec 23rd, 2011
0 Comments
4 Views
Witnesses say four security agents were killed in northeast Nigeria in a roadside bomb explosion. Reports say the bomb went off Thursday afternoon in the northern city of Damaturu, the capital of Yobe state. A local police officer said security forces exchanged fire with gunmen. No one immediately cl...
By IndepthAfrica
In Conflict/Tragedy
Dec 13th, 2011
0 Comments
4 Views
Maiduguri – A powerful explosion rocked the violence-torn Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Tuesday, residents and the military said. The blast was followed by sporadic gunfire in the northern city, which has been the epicentre of violence blamed on the Islamist sect known as Boko Haram, residents ...
By benim
In News
Nov 27th, 2011
0 Comments
5 Views
Kano – Gunmen suspected to be members of the Islamist sect Boko Haram have bombed a police station, a bank and a beer parlour in Nigeria’s northeastern Yobe state, residents say. The gunmen threw explosives into a police station and a beer parlour in Geidam town, 160km from the state capi...