Simon Ateba

New Project To Tackle Global Forced Migration Crisis Launched In Washington D.C.

Speakers at the launch of “Project for Prosperity and Development”, a project by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) on the global forced migration crisis, were divided over whether the escalating refugee problem in the world would get...

Buhari Sends Letter, Makes Phone Call To President Of Guinea To Thank Him For Nationwide Prayers For His Recovery

President Muhammadu Buhari has written to thank the President of Guinea, Alpha Conde, for the nationwide prayers held last week by Guineans for his recovery and good health, his spokesman Femi Adesina said in a statement on Tuesday. Mr. Buhari,...

Four African Countries With U.S. Support Gradually Defeating HIV Epidemics

The United States Government announced on Monday that through support from the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), four African countries were approaching control of their HIV epidemics. The four countries are Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Malawi.The...

Socialist Party Of Nigeria Condemns Northern Ultimatum Against The Igbo

In a statement on Monday morning, the Socialist Party of Nigeria, SPN, condemned threats issued by a northern coalition against the Igbo.The political party said "this sort of sectarian and reactionary declaration is nothing but an open call for...

Nigerian Former Minister Claims Picture Of Buhari Meeting With APC Leaders In London Old, Fake

A former Nigerian Minister claimed on Monday that a picture released by the Presidency on Sunday night showing President Muhammadu Buhari meeting with leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress in London was old and fake. "The picture of a...

Boko Haram Bombs IDPs Camp In Nigeria, Attacks Military Post In Cameroon, Several Dead, Many Injured

Boko Haram suicide bombers on Sunday night attacked an internally displaced persons' camp in Nigeria, killing at least three persons and injuring seventeen others, just hours before attacking a military post in Cameroon on Monday morning."At about 11.20 pm yesterday (Sunday)...

BREAKING: APC Leaders Meet President Buhari In London. Okorocha Gives Details Of The Unprecedented Meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari has met leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in London, the Presidency said on Sunday, the first time the Nigerian leader was meeting with his party leadership since he left for medical treatment on...

Nigerian Army Chief Orders Capture of Boko Haram Leader Shekau Before September 2017, Dead Or Alive

The Nigerian Army has now issued a deadline for the capture of the country's terrorist-in-chief, Abubakar Shekau, who had been declared dead several times in the past only to re-emerge with more deadly attacks.Shekau, who was deputy to Mohammed...

Shocking: In Final Report, Nigerian Military Clears Airmen Who Bombed Refugee Camp In Rann, Killing 115 Boko Haram Victims

The Nigerian military has cleared the airmen who bombed an internally displaced persons camp in Borno state in January, killing about 115 Boko Haram victims.The tragic incident occurred on 17 January 2017, when a Nigerian Air Force jet mistakenly bombed an...

Fayose Backtracks, Now Says Nothing Wrong For Top Officials Sending Their Children Abroad To Study

A Nigerian governor argued on Friday that there was nothing wrong for government officials to send their children abroad to study, hours after saying the exact opposite.In back to back statements by his online spokesman, Governor Ayodele Fayose said...

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Based in Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America, Simon leads a brilliant team of reporters, freelance journalists, analysts, researchers and contributors from around the world to run TODAY NEWS AFRICA as editor-in-chief. Simon Ateba's journalistic experience spans over 10 years and covers many beats, including business and investment, information technology, politics, diplomacy, human rights, science reporting and much more. Write him: simonateba@todaynewsafrica.com
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