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Sokoto Govt To Partner Indonesia For Pro-poor Enhancement

BY MUHAMMAD GORONYO, SOKOTO Sokoto State governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal has led a high-powered delegation to the Republic of Indonesia to deliberate on ways to enhancing partnership between Sokoto and the Indonesian government. Indonesian has equally shown keen interest and

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9 Killed, 34 Missing As Rain Causes Landslide In Indonesia

Soldiers, police and residents fanned out across a damaged Indonesian village Tuesday, searching in the mud for possible victims of a landslide caused by torrential rain that killed at least nine people and left 34 others missing. Tons of mud

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Indonesia: Tsunami Kills 43 Day After Volcano Eruption

A tsunami hit beaches around Sunda Strait in Indonesia late Saturday, killing at least 43 people and injuring 582 others, one day after a volcano erupted, the government’s Disaster Mitigation Agency said. Sutopo Purwo Nugroh, head of the agency, said

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Indonesia Tsunami: Nearly 400 Killed, 500 Injured

Strong aftershocks have continued to hit the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, where a major quake and tsunami killed at least 384 people and injured 500. Dozens remain missing, some thought to be trapped in the debris of collapsed buildings in

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Bizzare! Baby Born With Two Faces In Indonesia

A baby has been born in Indonesia with two faces because his conjoined twin did not develop properly in the womb. Two-month-old Gilang Andika, from Batam, a city in Indonesia about 20 miles (32km) across the sea from Singapore, has two faces

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Indonesian Oil Well Fire: Death Toll Hits 22

The death toll from a fire at an unregulated oil well in Indonesia’s Aceh province rose to 22 Thursday following the deaths of four more victims, officials said. The head of the Aceh Disaster Mitigation Agency, Teuku Ahmad Dadek, said

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More than 20 killed, dozens injured after fire on Indonesian tourists boat

Twenty three people were killed and dozens injured on Sunday after a fire ripped through a boat carrying nearly 250 people to islands north of the Indonesian capital Jakarta, the city’s search and rescue agency said. The Zahro Express caught

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Deadly bridge collapse off Indonesia’s Bali island killing at least nine people

A bridge connecting two small islands near the Indonesian resort island of Bali has collapsed, killing at least nine people, officials say. People were passing over the suspension bridge for a religious ceremony when the accident occurred, a police officer

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Cabin crew evacuates Indonesia-bound flight after hearing word “bomb”

People on board an AirAsia flight bound for Indonesia on Wednesday were ordered to disembark the plane after a passenger uttered the word “bomb,” a police official said. AirAsia Flight AK423 was about to depart from the Kuala Lumpur International

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Don’t execute convicts, Amnesty pleads with Indonesia

Human rights group, Amnesty International has urged Indonesia to halt the imminent executions of 14 drug convicts, including five Nigerians. The Group said the execution of the convicts would put Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s government on the wrong side of

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