Shell Energy Entrepreneurs banner Yudala banner
Nigerian soldier killed during UN assignment in Sudan

By Prudence Arobani on 02/06/2017

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 841

 •Nigerian soldiers warming up for deployment as UN troops.
•Nigerian soldiers warming up for deployment as UN troops.

A Nigerian peacekeeper serving with the African Union-UN Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID) has been killed in Darfur, the UNAMID said said on Thursday.

UNAMID, in a statement said the Nigerian soldier was killed by an unidentified group in a carjacking incident in Nyala, South Darfur State.

The Mission extended its condolences to the family of the late peacekeeper and the Government of Nigeria.

“UNAMID strongly condemns this attack, which constitutes a violation of international law.

“The incident has been reported to the relevant Sudanese authorities.

“UNAMID calls on the Government of Sudan to swiftly apprehend the perpetrators and bring them to justice.

“The Mission extends its deepest condolences to the family of the late peacekeeper, his colleagues, and the Federal Government of Nigeria.”

The UN, at a press briefing by Mr Stéphane Dujarric, spokesman for the Secretary-General, confirmed the death and extended its condolences to the family, colleagues and the Federal Government.

“We join the Mission in extending our deepest condolences to the family of the late peacekeeper, his colleagues, and the Federal Government of Nigeria,” Dujarric said. (NAN)

Source News Express

Posted 02/06/2017 06:01:39 AM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

 

You may also like...
Lagos school kidnap: Police rescues 2 victims, hunts...

VC hails CBN, as MOUAU MFB gets corporate...

Abia to subject traffic offenders to psychiatric test...

Ekweremadu’s alarm on loot plantings has exposed weakness...

Senate to proceed with probe of EFCC Chair...

Driverless cars are coming to a road near...

Over 100 countries set for World Economic Forum...

Ikpeazu to FG: Declare state of emergency on...

Kwara Govt. vows to jail child traffickers

Ijaw seeks extension of amnesty programme, says ex-militants...

EFCC docks suspected Internet fraudster

Akunyili bags Ikenga Award for Excellence

 

Latest News Court upholds proscription of IPOB Shortage of workers hits America •The jobs in high demand South, Middle Belt insist on restructuring Kidnap kingpin known as Dracula dies in detention Benue citizens storm FCT, denounce massacre by herdsmen Southeast activists seek IGP Ibrahim Idris’ sack over illegal detention of Journalist Tim Elombah Wife jailed in place of husband Pope marries couple on papal plane Osun 2018 guber: Group throws weight behind Bisi Akande’s position Herdsmen killings: Stop Nigeria’s breakup, Ohakim advises Buhari 2019: APC Constitution does not allow imposition of candidates — Abe When a Nation Becomes Funeral Home

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (315,118 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (304,755 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (244,494 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (201,275 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (189,970 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (179,239 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (155,467 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (139,638 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (135,967 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (124,414 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (121,572 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (118,900 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (33) Business (2,853) Business Verdict (32) Columnists (792) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (200) Entertainment (431) Features (541) Global Business Monitor (222) International (1,744) Interviews (139) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (100) News (31,978) Opinion (865) Pidgin (10) Politics (4,355) Religion (666) Sports (1,406) Stock Watch (25) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

CBN Banner advert

CBN Words on marble

 

 

Thierry Henry in Lagos Nigeria

 

APO Group Partner

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement



 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Loss Off Your Belly Fats, Upper Arm Fat and Body Fats In 2weeks Time.. Click HERE To Start Now!

Let us build the most comprehensive online database of worthy and credible Nigerians from all walks of life. It is worth doing!