Militants in Nigeria executed five non-governmental humanitarian organizations "Action against hunger" (Action contre la faim) and the "international rescue Committee" (International Rescue Committee), follows from the statements of the two organizations.
"With great grief we affirm the murder Ass Yakub, an employee of the ACF base in Monguno, and four other humanitarian workers, who on June 8 in North-Eastern Borno state took hostages non-state armed group," - said in a statement, the organization "Action against hunger".
More than 20 people were killed in the attack by gunmen on a wedding party in Central Nigeria, newspaper Vanguard, citing local authorities.
The attack on the village of Kukum-Daji in Kaduna state occurred in the night of Monday and presumably was committed by representatives of the nomadic Fulani tribe.
The Minister of foreign Affairs of Nigeria Geoffrey Onyeama said on Sunday that she was infected with coronavirus.
"Yesterday passed his fourth test COVID-19 at the first sign of irritation of the throat, and, unfortunately, this time it was positive. This is the life! Where you win some, you lose some. Sent to isolation in a medical facility," wrote Onyeama on Twitter.
The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine said information about the number of kidnapped Ukrainians aboard captured in the Gulf of Guinea tanker is currently known about the six citizens of Ukraine, said on Saturday the Director of the Department of consular service of the MFA of Ukraine Serhiy Pogoreltsev.
Earlier, the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Ukraine said four of its citizens kidnapped from a tanker in the Gulf of Guinea.
Seven people were killed and five injured in the explosion of a homemade bomb in the state of Katsina in Northern Nigeria, according to the publication Punch.
According to the newspaper, the incident occurred near the village Atagi - dead went to collect grass for the animals, when one of them stepped on a homemade bomb.
Pirates in the Gulf of Guinea on Friday, July 17, took hostage 13 of the 19 members of the Russian-Ukrainian crew of the tanker Curacao Trader, reported the Internet portal Maritime Bulletin, citing a statement of the company Alison Management Corp, which owns the vessel. The company added that the incident occurred at about 210 nautical miles off the coast of Benin, is currently the tanker is drifting with disabilities on Board, to his aid has already sent another ship.
The following is background information on the capture and release of pirates vessels with Russians on Board in 2017-2020.
In the Gulf of Guinea pirates captured 13 of the 19 members of the Russian-Ukrainian crew of the tanker Curacao Trader, according to the Internet portal Maritime Bulletin, citing a statement of the company Alison Management Corp, which owns the tanker.
The report said that the tanker was attacked yesterday morning at 11:00 local time, approximately 210 nautical miles off the coast of Benin.
Among sailors of the tanker hijacked in the Gulf of Guinea, four citizens of Ukraine, now diplomats are in talks with the ship owner, said the head of management of crisis situations Ministry of Ukraine Maksym Kovalenko.
Earlier it became known that pirates attacked the tanker Curacao Trader in the Gulf of Guinea. According to the portal of the company Dryad Global, the attack occurred at 210 nautical miles from Nigeria's Bayelsa state, the ship was sailing from the capital of Togo. The Internet portal Maritime Bulletin, citing a statement of the company Alison Management Corp, which owns the tanker, announced that the pirates took hostage 13 of the 19 members of the Russian-Ukrainian crew of the tanker.
In new York, the police found in one of apartments of the condominium, the man's body and lying next to an electric saw, the newspaper reports NY Daily News.
According to preliminary data, the victims is 33-year-old entrepreneur Fahim Saleh. He bought an apartment last year for 2.25 million dollars. Saleh owned a startup delivery in Nigeria, and was also connected with the sphere of venture capital. According to law enforcement sources, investigators expect that the body will be able to find clues.
Specialists in conservation for the first time managed to photograph the family river gorillas on the border of Cameroon and Nigeria, according to ABC.
These primates inhabit the mountain areas of Cameroon and Nigeria. They rarely come into contact with people, so the exact number of populations is unknown. River gorillas are on the brink of extinction. According to the WWF, in the world there are only about 300 individuals.
Seven people were killed in an explosion at an oil field in Nigeria, said the Nigerian national petroleum Corporation.
It is reported that the explosion occurred on Tuesday at a mine that operates Nigerian oil company (NPDC).
The number of confirmed cases of infection with coronavirus new type in Nigeria exceeded 29 thousand, according to the Center for disease control of the Republic (NCDC).
According to the latest data of the Nigerian centre for the last day was identified 575 new cases COVID-19. Thus, in aggregate, the total number of cases of infection with the new coronavirus in the country was 29 286. A total of 654 died of the patient with COVID-19. Just recovered 11 828 people.
Five people were killed, 16 survived and were rescued in the crash of a boat in Lagos state in southern Nigeria, according to local newspaper the Nigerian Tribune with reference to power.
According to the Department of waterways of Lagos state (LASWA), a small passenger ship Lalek Marine with a capacity of not more than 20 people on Friday evening was heading to ikorodu, located in the North-East of the state. The boat was unable to reach the destination, crash land near him.
Nigeria will take on introduced the background of the situation with coronavirus restrictions on travel between States from 1 July, the newspaper Daily Trust, citing a statement by the representative of the working group to combat COVID-19.
It is noted that will be possible to move at any time, except the curfew, which is valid from 22.00 to 04.00.
Russia from June 25, banned from Nigeria live pigs and pork products, said the Russian Ministry.
"In connection with deterioration throughout Nigeria epizootic situation concerning infection by a virus of the African plague of pigs from 25 June 2020 has imposed temporary restrictions on export into the Russian Federation following products", - reported in the media.
The Russian foreign Ministry strongly condemns the crimes of armed groups in Nigeria that resulted in human casualties and the destabilization of the socio-economic situation in the North-East of the country, said the Russian foreign Ministry.
In the period from 9 to 13 June in the North-East of Nigeria has witnessed a number of terrorist attacks against Nigerian military personnel of the armed forces and the local population. Victims of attacks were more than 120 civilians and the Nigerian military, many were injured.
More than 60 people were killed in two attacks by militants in the northeast Nigeria on Saturday, Reuters reported citing local residents.
Militants armed with heavy weapons, including rocket-propelled grenades killed at least 20 soldiers and 40 civilians. the Attacks occurred in areas Nganzi and Monguno in Borno state. According to eyewitnesses, hundreds of residents suffered.
Moscow is grateful to Georgia for export from Nigeria by a special flight of three Russian sailors and hopes that this successful humanitarian experience will be useful and at the end of the pandemic coronavirus, said the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
"I would like to tell you about the successful collaboration with Tbilisi, the return home of Russian citizens. We are grateful to the Georgian side for assistance in the evacuation by a special flight from Nigeria three Russian sailors. Their contract ended, regular flights between Russia and Nigeria was terminated, the Russian export flight from this country have not been worked out at the moment. And consent of the Georgian colleagues to take of Russian citizens on Board your let them on 7 June from Lagos to arrive in Tbilisi, where they were met by representatives of the section of Russian interests at the Embassy of Switzerland in Georgia and delivered to the Georgian-Russian border in the area of multilateral automobile checkpoint Upper Lars. To date, all three of them arrived to the place of permanent residence", - said Zakharov on the briefing.
At least 69 people were killed in an attack by militants of the radical Islamist group Boko Haram in Borno state in North-Eastern Nigeria, reported Reuters citing sources.
According to him, the militants attacked the village Paduma the Color. They reportedly arrived on motorcycles and cars opened fire, destroyed the village and stole 1.2 thousand heads of cattle and camels.
The meeting of OPEC on the fate of the deal, OPEC began in a videoconference, stream is on the website of the organization.
Energy Ministers of the OPEC countries and OPEC on Saturday to hold meeting where will be discussed the first results of the transaction, its national implementation and the further fate of the agreement to reduce oil production.
Meeting of the agreement to reduce oil production by OPEC will be held on Saturday, June 6, told RIA Novosti source in one of the delegations of the Alliance.
The source added that an official invitation for a meeting has not yet sent delegations.
Without the concerted efforts of the international community after a pandemic coronavirus can dramatically increase the need for humanitarian assistance to countries affected by conflict, said the International Committee of the red cross (ICRC), citing their survey.
"We anticipate that, if the international community does not act together, the need for humanitarian assistance in the aftermath of a pandemic will increase and worsen. There is a possibility of the emergence of new short - and long-term needs in health care and humanitarian protection. It is also likely that such assistance will require a relatively self-sufficient in all other respects, communities," - said in comments to RIA Novosti.