Posts Tagged ‘Indonesia’

Sokoto State Govt to Replace Almajiri System with Indonesian Pondok Pesantren Madrasah Model of Education

by Chuks Azotanion March 2, 2020
Sokoto state government is mulling the adoption of the Indonesian Pondok Pesantren Madrasah system of education as an alternative to the existing Almajiri system in the state. The state governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal stated this on Sunday when he received the Indonesian ambassador to Nigeria, AVM Usra Hendra Harahap during his courtesy visit to the […]

First coronavirus cases confirmed in Indonesia amid fears nation is ill-prepared for outbreak

by Ikokwu Ikembaon March 2, 2020
Two Indonesian citizens have tested positive for the new coronavirus after being in contact with an infected Japanese national, the country’s president said on Monday, the first cases to be reported in the world’s fourth most populous country. The confirmation follows mounting concern that the country is failing to identify transmission of the virus. The […]

7.3 magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia, shakes Australia

by Ikokwu Ikembaon June 24, 2019
A strong 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck near Indonesia in the Banda Sea Monday, causing buildings to sway in the northern Australian city of Darwin. The United States Geological Survey said it registered the quake at 2:43 a.m. some 178 miles northwest of Saumlaki, one of the 65 Tanimbar Islands of Indonesia. The temblor occurred at […]

Nigeria is Open for Business, Osinbajo Tells Indonesia

by Breaking Timeson October 24, 2017
The Federal Government has called for collaboration between Nigeria and Indonesia in agriculture and agro-allied industries. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo made the call on Monday during a bilateral meeting in Jakarta with his Indonesian counterpart, Jusuf Kalla. During the meeting held on the sidelines of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, EITI, Beneficial Ownership Transparency Conference, […]

Nigeria, Indonesia strengthen bilateral ties

by Breaking Timeson June 7, 2017
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of lndonesia, Mrs. Retno L. P. Marsudi held bilateral discussions with her counterpart in Nigeria Mr. Geof­frey Onyeama. The Ministers reviewed the state of rela­tions between the two countries and com­mitted to further strengthen the relations especially trade and investments. Both Ministers discussed strategic ap­proaches to further […]

Indonesia seeks to purchase more Crude Oil from Nigeria 

by Breaking Timeson May 31, 2017
Indonesia, a South East Asia emerging economy, has indicated interest to purchase more crude oil from Nigeria. Indonesian Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Harry Purwanto, who stated this in Abuja when he paid a courtesy visit to the Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Dr Maikanti Baru, explained that his Country’s President Joko […]