‘Rape scandal’: Judge stops Trump from DNA proof

February 16, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Former President Donald Trump missed his chance to use his DNA to try to prove he didn’t rape a longtime magazine advice columnist, a federal judge said Wednesday, clearing away a potential roadblock to an April trial. Judge Lewis A. Kaplan rejected the 11th-hour offer by Trump’s legal team to provide a DNA sample to rebut claims E. Jean Carroll Read More

Meta takes fresh decision on Donald Trump’s Facebook, Instagram accounts

January 26, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Meta has announced that it will be lifting the ban on former United States President, Donald Trump, Facebook, and Instagram accounts. They made this announcement late Wednesday on their website post by the President of Global Affairs at Meta, Nick Clegg. The statement reads, “To assess whether the serious risk to public safety that existed in January 2021 has sufficiently Read More

Trump reinstated, turns down Twitter return

November 20, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Donald Trump on Saturday said he had no interest in returning to Twitter even as a slim majority voted in favor of reinstating the former U.S. president, who was banned from the social media service for inciting violence, in a poll organized by new owner Elon Musk. Slightly over 15 million Twitter users voted in the poll with 51.8% voting Read More

2024: Again, Donald Trump bids for US presidential election

November 16, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Former United States President, Donald Trump, Tuesday, announced his intention to run for the White House once again in the 2024 presidential election. In a speech at Mar-a-Lago, Trump said that from the moment he left office almost two years ago, speculation was rife that he intended to return. “I am tonight announcing my candidacy for president of the United Read More

Trump sues CNN for defamation, seeks $475m in punitive damages

October 4, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Former American President, Donald Trump has sued Cable News Network (CNN), for defamation and seeking punitive damages of $475m, according to a Florida court filing on Monday. The US cable news station has attempted to smear the former US president “with a series of ever-more scandalous, false, and defamatory labels of ‘racist,’ ‘Russian lackey,’ ‘insurrectionist,’ and ultimately ‘Hitler’,” Trump’s lawyers Read More

Trump sues CNN over defamation

October 4, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Former President Donald Trump is suing CNN for defamation and asking for compensatory damages in excess of $75,000 and punitive damages of $475 million, according to a lawsuit filed Monday. He is claiming that the cable news giant has harmed his reputation with “false, defamatory, and inflammatory mischaracterisations of him” and that CNN’s conduct “is intended to interfere with [his] Read More

Breaking: Donald Trump’s first wife is dead

July 14, 2022 BBC 0

Ivana Trump, Donald Trump’s first wife and the mother of three of his children, has died aged 73. “She was a wonderful, beautiful, and amazing woman, who led a great and inspirational life,” Mr Trump posted on his social media platform Truth Social. Ms Trump, who was born in what is now the Czech Republic, married the former president in Read More

Ukraine crisis: Trump hails Putin, lashes Biden

February 23, 2022 Administrator 0

Former US President Donald Trump has called Vladimir Putin’s orders to send troops into Ukraine “genius”. Appearing on a right-wing radio show, Trump was asked about President Biden’s response to Putin’s sending military forces into Ukraine. “I went in yesterday and there was a television screen, and I said, ‘This is genius,” Trump said. “Putin declares a big portion of Read More

Breaking: Power sharing tussle tears Taliban leaders apart

September 15, 2021 BBC 0

A major row broke out between leaders of the Taliban just days after they set up a new government in Afghanistan, senior Taliban officials told the BBC. Supporters of two rival factions reportedly brawled at the presidential palace in the capital Kabul. The argument appeared to centre on who did the most to secure victory over the US, and how Read More

Make evidences of ‘Fulanisation’, Islamisation public, PGF boss challenges Ortom, others

September 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Moh Lukman, has warned against ethnic and religious profiling in the country, even as he challenged those who claimed to have evidences to make it public. The PGF specifically challenged the Benue state governor Samuel Ortom and others in the opposition Read More

Antonio Guterres gets second term appointment as UN Secretary-General

June 19, 2021 Reuters 0

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was appointed for a second-five year-term on Friday by the 193-member U.N. General Assembly. “I will give it my all to ensure the blossoming of trust between and among nations large and small, to build bridges, and to engage relentlessly in confidence building,” Guterres told the General Assembly after taking the oath of office. The Read More

FG ‘s suspension of twitter, overreaction – NPAN

June 5, 2021 Tope Sunday 0

The Newspaper Proprietors’ Association of Nigeria (NPAN) Saturday described the suspension of the operation of the popular social media platform Twitter, by the Federal Government as overreaction. NPAN in a statement issued by its President, Alhaji Kabiru A. Yusuf, said the action would not win Nigeria friends among the international communities, and described it as a futile exercise. It said other platforms are more Read More

WTO top job: Okonjo-Iweala emerges sole candidate, ecstatic, thanks Buhari, Nigerians, US

February 6, 2021 Editor 0

Former Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has thanked Nigerians and President Muhammadu Buhari for their support following her emergence as the sole candidate for the top job at the World Trade Organisation (WTO). She also extended her appreciation to the United States government after the country endorsed her to become the Director-General of the global trade body. Okonjo-Iweala, who 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

Trump’s second impeachment: The beauty of democracy

January 20, 2021 Prof. MK Othman 0

Right from the very beginning, Donald Trump’s presidency was, perhaps, the most unpopular within and outside the USA. The world was wishing the presidency to expressively finish without an ugly incident and a chance for a second term. True to type, President Trump did not disappoint those who felt this time around America would be led by a tough-talking, fearless, Read More

And Trump’s cookie will continue to crumble

January 18, 2021 Hassan Gimba 0

Those familiar with novels, especially before the advent of the internet, can remember a famous novel recalled in my headline. The book, The Way The Cookie Crumbles, first published in 1965, is one of the ninety or so thrillers written by Rene Lodge Brabazon Raymond, better known as James Hadley Chase. Ordinarily, a cookie represents many things ranging from the Read More

How Capitol Hill exposed AI, others against Nigerian Military – Group

January 14, 2021 Editor 0

The invasion of the United States’ Capitol by pro-Trump protesters has exposed the hypocrisy of Amnesty International and others in the forefront of the #EndSARS movement against the Nigerian military.   This was the submission of the March4Nigeria Movement in reaction to the violent attack of December 6 at the U.S Congress aimed at overturning the presidential election. In a statement Read More

Breaking: Trump impeached again

January 13, 2021 BBC 0

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has officially confirmed Donald Trump’s second impeachment. Congress voted 232 to 197 on the sole article of impeachment, which charged Trump with “incitement of an insurrection” after last week’s riots at the US Capitol. Ten Republicans broke ranks and voted to impeach. This vote marks an important change from the president’s first impeachment. In Read More

PGF boss demands audit of APC national secretariat to strengthen bureaucracy

January 13, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director-General of the Progressive Governors’ Forum (PGF) Salihu Moh. Lukman has recommended the immediate audit of the national secretariat of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) as a way of strengthening its bureaucracy to contribute to national development. Lukman through a statement Wednesday in Abuja, hailed how American political institutions rose above the foibles of partisanship and ensured that the Read More