Kim Kardashian, Kanye West marriage crashes, 6 years after

February 20, 2021 AFP 0

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has filed for divorce from rapper Kanye West after almost seven years of marriage, her publicist told AFP Friday. The mega-celebrity couple’s divorce proceedings come just weeks after US media reported the pair were living separately and going through counseling dealing with “regular relationship issues.” Celebrity gossip site TMZ — which broke the news Friday Read More

For giving US oil data, Venezuela jails officials

February 6, 2021 AFP 0

Venezuela jailed two officials from the state oil company PDVSA for five years for providing the United States with “strategic and sensitive” details of its sanctions-hit oil operations, prosecutors said Friday. Alfredo Chirinos, the company’s special operations chief, and Aryenis Torrealba, PDVSA’s general manager of crude operations, were arrested last year. They “were sentenced to five years in prison for Read More

Breaking: Scores caught producing ‘fake’ COVID-19 vaccines

February 1, 2021 NAN 0

Chinese authorities, on Monday, detained 80 people on suspicion of producing counterfeit coronavirus vaccines. State news agency, Xinhua reported that the detained are alleged to have been bottling saline solution to sell as vaccine since September. A total of 3,000 vaccine doses were confiscated, with raids taking place in several locations across the country. China has developed a number of Read More

4 things to do before your trip to Las Vegas

February 1, 2021 Editor 0

Meta – Has the time finally come to plan the trip to Las Vegas that you’ve been longing for? Don’t jet off before clicking here and considering these four tips. If you have currently been saving up for your trip to Las Vegas, it’s important that you plan it perfectly to make sure everything goes as smoothly as possible whilst Read More

UK slams ban on 30 countries,,, check details

January 28, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Thirty countries have been banned from entering the United Kingdom, following the rise in COVID-19 cases.  Of the thirty countries banned, 13 were African, however, Nigeria was not on the list. According to a statement on the UK government’s website updated on the 22nd of January, people who have been in or transited through the countries listed in the last Read More

At last, Ugandan Soldiers leaves Bobi Wine’s residence

January 26, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Ugandan soldiers have stood down their positions around the residence of opposition leader Bobi Wine, a day after a court ordered an end to the confinement of the presidential runner-up. Wine, a pop star-turned-MP whose real name is Robert Kyagulani, had been under de-facto house arrest at his home outside the capital, Kampala, since he returned from voting on January Read More

Breaking: Italian Prime Minister resigns

January 26, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte submitted his resignation Tuesday to President Sergio Mattarella, in a bid to form a new, stronger government. The president accepted the resignation and “reserves the right to decide (what to do next) and invited the government to stay in office in a caretaker capacity”, Mattarella’s office said. Mattarella, the ultimate arbiter of Italian political crises, Read More

Incredible! With only 18 months, Lampard is the 5th longest serving Chelsea coach

January 26, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Frank Lampard’s sacking led to a chorus of complaints that the Chelsea manager wasn’t given enough time. But actually Lampard was the fifth longest-serving manager of the Roman Abramovich era at Stamford Bridge. The former Chelsea midfielder was in charge for 18 months and 84 matches, which makes him positively long-term amid the churn of managers under the Russian’s ownership. Only the Read More

Breaking: In 5 days, Biden overturns Trump’s ban on transgender troops

January 25, 2021 AFP 0

US President Joe Biden on Monday overturned Donald Trump’s ban on transgender personnel serving in the military, saying “all Americans” qualified to serve should be able to do so. Biden’s new policy was set in an executive order signed at the White House. “Simply put, transgender service members will no longer be subject to the possibility of discharge or separation Read More

Diplomatic relations: Group wants Trump, others sanctioned

January 24, 2021 Editor 0

Nigeria and other African nations have been urged to impose sanctions on the immediate past United States President, Donald Trump, and top officials of his administration over worsened diplomatic relationship between the United States and the continent.  According to civil society group, All Lives Matter in Nigeria (ALMN) at a world press conference on Sunday in Abuja, this is necessary to Read More

Breaking: Broadcast ace Larry King is dead

January 23, 2021 CNN 0

Larry King, the longtime CNN host who became an icon through his interviews with countless newsmakers and his sartorial sensibilities, has died. He was 87. His son, Chance, confirmed King’s death Saturday morning.King hosted “Larry King Live” on CNN for over 25 years, interviewing presidential candidates, celebrities, athletes, movie stars and everyday people. He retired in 2010 after taping more Read More

Coalition alleges external interference working to destabilise Nigeria

January 22, 2021 Editor 0

The Coalition for Truth and Justice (CTJ) has called on Nigerians to rise against negative influences and interferences in the Diaspora who mean no well for the country.  The coalition gave this charge at a press conference on Friday in Abuja.  CTJ Executive Director, Comrade Dominic Ohene, alleged that most Nigerians abroad no longer display patriotism but malicious influence. Comrade Ohene noted Read More

Terrorism: Nigeria has made giant strides in human rights compliance – Group

January 22, 2021 Editor 0

The Coalition of Human Rights Monitoring Groups (CHRMG) has said Nigeria has made significant strides in human rights compliance in the prosecution of the war against terrorism.  The human rights group, which made this known at a press conference on Thursday in Abuja, also noted that the troops have adhered to international best practices in its various operations across the Read More

COVID-19: UK records highest deaths day after setting new record

January 21, 2021 Blueprint 0

Britain reported a record 1,820 deaths from COVID-19 on Wednesday exceeding a record set only the day before, as scientists warned that the lockdown that began earlier this month was having little effect on the prevalence of the illness. Government data showed there was also a rise in new cases, climbing to 38,905 compared with 33,355 a day earlier. Prime Read More

Some Nigerians in diaspora in malicious campaign abroad, group alleges

January 21, 2021 Editor 0

Some Nigerians in the Diaspora have indulged in malicious campaigns to radicalise their compatriots and promote destabilisation back home.  This was revealed by the Coalition for Nigeria Movement (CNM) in a press conference on Wednesday in Abuja.   According to the group, these subversive elements intend to tarnish the image of leaders, while ultimately activating insecurity and economic crisis that would lead to anarchy. Read More

78-year-old Biden at inauguration as 46TH US President : We will put America back together again

Amidst an unusual tight security Wednesday, 78-year-old Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th US President, thus ending one of the most dramatic political transitions in American history. “Democracy has prevailed,” he said after taking the oath of office from Chief Justice John Roberts. Biden took the oath of office using his 127-year-old family Bible. Blueprint reports that immediate past Read More

We look forward to working with President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Haris – Buhari

January 20, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday welcomed the inauguration of Joe Biden and Senator Kamala Harris as President and Vice President of the United States of America, respectively. The president expressed hope that their presidency would mark a strong point of cooperation and support for Nigeria and African continent.The president congratulated the leaders, and entire country on the successful transition, which marks Read More

Breaking: Biden sworn in as Harris becomes first female US Vice President

January 20, 2021 Editor 0

Joe Biden has been sworn in as the 46th US president, ending one of the most dramatic political transitions in American history. “Democracy has prevailed,” he said after taking the oath of office from Chief Justice John Roberts. Outgoing President Donald Trump, who has not formally conceded to Mr Biden, is not attending the ceremony. The new president has announced Read More

#InuaguratioDay: Trump out, Biden in as US President

January 20, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Joe Biden is to be sworn in as US president, taking the helm of a nation wracked by political division, economic anguish and an unrelenting pandemic. Alongside him, Kamala Harris will make history when she is sworn in as the nation’s first female vice-president. Some 25,000 troops will guard the inauguration ceremony in Washington DC, which has been fortified after Read More