JUST IN: Japan Bans Russian Coal Imports Over ‘Unforgivable War Crimes’

Japan has announced a total ban on Russian coal imports, amid the ongoing war Russian-Ukrainian war. The information was made known by Japanese Prime Minister, Fumio Kishida, at a news conference in Tokyo, in which he also announced the expulsion of eight Russian diplomats. Kishida insisted that Russia has committed unforgivable war crimes in Ukraine … Read more

EU Ukrainian President’s Plea Of An ‘Immediate’ Membership

The European Union has rejected Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s plea of an immediate membership for his country. In a major setback to the country’s aim to join the Union, the 27-member EU has rejected the country’s President’s request for quick membership. Recall that President Zelenskyy had on Monday, requested a special procedure, claiming that it would … Read more

BREAKING: Mastercard, Visa Block RussianBanks From Their Networks After Sanctions

Payment card firms Mastercard Inc and Visa Inc have blocked multiple Russian financial institutions from their network. The recent move, we learnt was in response to sanctions targeting Russia after its invasion of Ukraine. Last week, Russia launched an unprecedented invasion of Ukraine, forcing the governments around the world, including the United States to impose … Read more

BREAKING: Finland To Send 5,000 Lethal Anti-tank Weapons, Other Ammunition To Ukraine

Finland will provide 2,500 assault rifles, 150,000 cartridges for attack rifles, 1,500 single-shot anti-tank weapons and 70,000 combat ration packages to Ukraine. The Finnish government made the announcement in a news release on Monday. “The situation in Ukraine is extremely difficult because of Russia’s military attack and there is an immediate need for defence [material],” … Read more

Russian-Ukraine Conflict: All You Need To Know About Joining The Ukraine Army As A Nigeria

Ukraine has appealed to ‘citizens of the world’ who are interested in joining in the ongoing fight against Russia to appear to join the defence of Ukraine. The country’s president, Volodymyr Zelensky made the statement on Sunday while accusing Russia of killing civilians and praising Ukrainians for having the courage to defend themselves. “All citizens … Read more

Russian-Ukraine Conflict: BP Drops 19.75% Stake In Russian-Owned Oil Firm After Invasion Of Ukraine

British Petroleum would be exiting its 19.75% ownership of  Rosneft, a Russian state-owned oil firm. The company made the announcement on Sunday, citing the country’s attack on Ukraine, with BP’s CEO Bernard Looney resigning from Rosneft’s board.  “Russia’s attack on Ukraine is an act of aggression which is having tragic consequences across the region,” BP … Read more

Hungry Russian Soldiers Invade Ukrainian Homes In Search Of Food, Clothes

A Ukrainian-American Twitter has alleged that Russian soldiers are now invading Ukrainian homes in search of food and dry clothes. Adam Parkhomenko (@AdamParkhomenko) made the statement in a tweet that has now gone viral. In his own words; ‘I spoke with someone in Ukraine just now who said Russian soldiers are now invading homes desperate for food … Read more

Russian-Ukraine Conflict: FG Expresses Worries, Tells Russia To Withdraw Troops From Ukraine

The Federal Government has called on the Russian government to withdraw its military troops in Ukraine and stop the approach of aggression in the country. Geoffery Onyeama, Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs made the call on behalf of the Federal Government of Nigeria when he met with envoys of the G7 countries in Nigeria today … Read more

Amidst Ukraine Rift, Russia Threatens Finland On NATO Membership

Eastern European country, Russia has warned its neighbour, Finland of ‘serious military and political’ repercussions if it moves to join NATO. They issued the information on Friday, the 25th of February following the invasion of Ukraine. Maria Zakharova – the Russian foreign ministry spokesperson said during a weekly briefing that the addition of the country could have … Read more

BREAKING: EU Places Putin, Lavrov On Sanctions List After Ukraine Invasion

The European Union has agreed to place Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on its list of sanctioned individuals, according to the bloc’s foreign policy chief. “Let me flag that the only leaders in the world that are sanctioned by the EU are [President Bashar al-] Assad from Syria, [President Alexander] Lukashenko … Read more