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Sanctions: Nigeria buys emergency Canadian potash to replace lost Russian supply

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By JULIA PAyne LAGOS - Nigeria had to buy emergency supplies of Canadian potash in April after the country was unable to import the key...

Russia-Ukraine conflict: Sanctions may not deter Putin – Don

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Prof. Jonah Onuoha, a don, said on Tuesday that Russia could sustain its attacks on Ukraine in spite of the sanctions imposed against it...

Sanctions are not end themselves, official tells UN Security Council

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The Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs, Rosemary DiCarlo, says sanctions are not an end in themselves but should be part of a comprehensive...

U.S. sanctions militia leader in Central African Republic

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The U.S. government on Friday imposed sanctions on Ali Darassa, a militia leader in Central African Republic (CAR) whose forces it accused of murder,...

APC threatens sanctions against parallel congresses

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National Secretary of the party, Senator John Akpanudoedehe, issued the warning in a notice to all members ahead of Saturday’s Ward congresses. The APC Secretary...

Russian Govt. to support belarus amid sanctions – Kremlin

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The Russian Government is to work on ways to support Belarus amid tough Western sanctions after a recent meeting between presidents Vladimir Putin and...

We Did Not Suspend Channels Television’s Operations, We Only Warned Them...

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The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has refuted claims that it fined Channels Television N5 million. According to NBC, it only warned the station over the...

Corruption: Former Governors, Senators, Ministers, Military Officers Own 130 Choice Assets...

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A new report has revealed that a staggering 130 choice assets in Dubai are owned by ex-governors, ministers and senators. It was gathered that these...

WAEC To Bar Students, Deregister Schools To Curb Exanimation Malpractice

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The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has approved stringent sanctions against candidates, supervisors, and schools involved in examination malpractice. A statement from the acting Head...

ECOWAS lifts sanctions on Mali

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Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has lifted the sanction imposed on Mali following the removal of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita in August.   ECOWAS,...

Putin calls for space peace treaty, offers coronavirus vaccine to UN

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Moscow -   Speaking to the United Nations via video link Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday called for an international treaty to prohibit weapons...

Group commends Wike over planned renovation of abandoned P/H zoo

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By Ikechukwu Iweajunwa Owerri -  The Nigerian Association of Zoological Gardens and Wildlife Parks (NAZAP) has commended Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers for approving N472...

FIRS raises alarm pioneer tax relief racket

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ABUJA (SundiataPost) - The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has decried a systemic abuse of the pioneer incentive scheme instituted by the Federal Government,...

America imposes sanctions on Central African rebel leader

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Johannesburg - The U.S. has imposed sanctions against a rebel leader in the Central African Republic, Secretary of State Michael Pompeo...

Iran’s Rowhani expresses hope for 2015 nuclear deal

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Tehran - Iranian President Hassan Rowhani on Wednesday expressed his ongoing hope that international cooperation could lead to the successful implementation of...

China to sanction America in retaliation for legislation on Hong Kong

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Beijing/Washington - China says it will impose sanctions in retaliation for United States legislation ending Hong Kong’s special trade status with the U.S. China...

North Korea denounces UK for sanctions on organisations accused of links...

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Seoul - North Korea on Saturday denounced UK for announcing sanctions against two organisations that the British government has said are involved...

UN must hold Iran accountable and extend arms embargo – United...

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New York - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday told the UN Security Council that it “must hold Iran accountable”...

Trump approves sanctions on international court officials

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US President Donald Trump on Thursday issued an executive order authorising sanctions against officials from the International Criminal Court over an investigation by the...

Filmmaker wants stiffer sanction for movie pirates

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By Taiye Olayemi Lagos - Nigerian filmmaker, Akeem Alimi, popularly known as `Ajala Jalingo’ on Friday appealed to the Federal Government to...