Tag Archives: Ukraine

Africa’s Russia-Ukraine Peace Mission: What Can It Achieve?

Trostyanets, site of fierce battle and Russian occupation in Ukrainein March 2022. Chris McGrath/Getty Images Gilbert M. Khadiagala, University of the Witwatersrand South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to lead an initiative of six African heads of state to explore an end to the year-long Russia-Ukraine war. The announcement followed his phone calls with both Russian president Vladimir Putin ...

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Ukraine And Nigerian Volunteer Fighters

By Casmir Igbokwe Is it not amusing that hundreds of Nigerians want to go to Ukraine to fight Russian soldiers? This is even as Boko Haram war rages in the North-East and banditry in other parts of the country. The Second Secretary at the Ukrainian Embassy in Abuja, Bohdan Soltys, said the embassy was already compiling a list of eligible ...

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Russian/Ukrainian War: Nigerian Returnees Recount Ordeal

Nigerians who escaped Russia’s ongoing military offensive in Ukraine arrived in Abuja, the nation’s capital, on Friday, narrating how they escaped the intense bombings and missiles fired by Russia’s military forces. The war, which has led to the death of hundreds of civilians and troops, leaving thousands injured and many more displaced, has seen millions of foreign nationals fleeing Ukraine ...

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FG Delays Evacuation Of Nigerians From Ukraine

The Federal Government has delayed the evacuation of Nigerians fleeing the Russia-Ukraine crisis till today. The first batch of the flights from Poland, Romania and Hungary aboard Air Peace and Max Air, were earlier scheduled to arrive Abuja yesterday (Thursday). However, leader of the Nigerian delegation and Director, Consular and Legal Services, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bolaji Akinremi, yesterday, announced that ...

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Russian Forces Invade Ukraine

Russian forces fired missiles at several cities in Ukraine and landed troops on its south coast on Thursday, officials and media said, after President Vladimir Putin authorised what he called a special military operation in the east. Shortly after Putin spoke in a televised address on Russian state TV, explosions could be heard in the pre-dawn quiet of the Ukrainian ...

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