Posts Tagged ‘Ethiopia’

34 Feared Dead Over Terror Attack On Passenger Bus In Ethiopia

By Onwuka Gerald No fewer that 34 persons have been killed in a terror attack on passenger bus in Ethiopia. The disclosure was made known by the country’s Human Rights Commission (EHRC). According to a press statement forwarded to Xinhua, EHRC revealed that an armed attack in Ethiopia’s western Benishangul-Gumuz regional state on Saturday, left […]

Nigerian Ruler, Buhari applauds Ethiopian leader for country’s transformation

Nigerian Ruler, Muhammadu Buhari has commended Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed for bringing transformation to the country, describing the Nobel laureate as a visionary leader. Speaking at a State Dinner in his honour Tuesday in  Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, he also congratulated Ahmed on “the richly deserved Nobel Peace Prize.” ”Your visionary leadership has seen an […]

Nigeria, Ethiopia sign MoU on defence cooperation, visa waiver agreement

Nigeria and Ethiopia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Cooperation in the field of Defence, and a visa waiver agreement for diplomatic and official passport holders. According to a statement issued on Wednesday by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to Nigerian Ruler (Media & Publicity), Buhari and Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed witnessed the […]

Nigerian Ruler, Trudeau Hold Talks to Strengthen Ties

Nigerian Ruler yesterday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, described Nigeria-Canada relations as ‘very cordial’, expressing his desire to further strengthen bilateral ties. The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu,  in a statement in Abuja yesterday, said the Nigerian leader met with Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, on the margins of the […]

Nigeria Ruler, Buhari departs for 5-day trip to Ethiopia

Nigerian Ruler, Muhammadu Buhari, has departed Abuja for a five-day trip to Ethiopia. He departed from the Abuja Airport for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to attend the 33rd Ordinary Session of Heads of State and Government of the African Union on Friday. Details later…

Ethiopia slates November 13 for Sidama autonomy referendum

Ethiopia on Thursday granted its ethnic Sidama community a referendum in November on self-determination, with a view to creating the country’s 10th autonomous region, Fana news agency reported. Ethiopia’s nine existing regional states enjoy a degree of autonomy under which they are able to choose their official language and have limited powers over taxation, education, […]