The Nigerian government has called on the African Union and the South African government to take decisive and definitive measures to protect Nigerian citizens and other Africans within South African borders.
Nigeria and Republic of Chad have called on the African Union, AU, and international donors to assist in raising $50 billion dollars for recharging of drying Lake Chad.
Unconfirmed reports said as tension continued to mount, the wife and children of the outgoing Gambian president, Yahya Jammeh allegedly abandoned him and have equally fled the country’s capital of Banjul on the eve of the deadline given Jammeh by the ECOWAS and the African Union to step down.
South Africa has formally begun the process of withdrawing from the International Criminal Court (ICC), notifying the UN of its decision.
South Africa did not want to execute ICC arrest warrants which would lead to “regime change”, a minister said.
Chadian Leader, Idriss Derby was recently inaugurated as President of his country for a record fifth term of another five years. By this ignoble development Derby would have been in power for 31 years when his tenure expires in 2021. Given his age at 69 by then, there is every likelihood that he would seek re-election, more so, as he had, through a manipulated referendum, abrogated tenure limits from his country’s Constitution.