Security: PMB and his loudest trumpet

September 20, 2020 David Onmeje 0

The administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has scored many goals in different sectors of the Nigerian economy since 2015 when he assumed leadership of the country. Even though this fact has not been highlighted strategically by the media handlers of the President, in some quarters, it was stated that the body language of the president is not keen on grandstanding Read More

Breaking: US President Donald Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

September 9, 2020 Skynews 0

Donald Trump has been nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize following his efforts to broker peace between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The US president’s name has been put forward by Norwegian politician Christian Tybring-Gjedde, according to Fox News. “For his merit, I think he has done more trying to create peace between nations than most other Read More

Revealed! Life and times of Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman

August 29, 2020 BBC 0

US actor Chadwick Boseman, best known for playing Black Panther in the hit Marvel superhero franchise, has died of cancer aged 43. He died at home in Los Angeles with his wife and family by his side, a statement posted on social media said. Boseman was diagnosed with colon cancer four years ago but had not made the information public. Read More

US Presidential race: Meet Kamala Harris, Joe Biden’s running mate

August 11, 2020 BBC 0

Months after her own presidential dreams sputtered to a halt, Kamala Harris will now get another shot at the Democratic ticket. A year ago, the California senator had surged to the front of a crowded field of candidates on the back of a series of strong debate performances – and a searing critique of her rival Joe Biden over race. Read More

Breaking: Majek Fashek to be buried in US – Official

August 10, 2020 Editor 0

Randy, the son of late music sage, Majek Fashek, has announced that his father will be buried in New York, United States where he died. Randy who said this via a video on Monday, didn’t disclose the date for the burial. Details loading…

Breaking: FG evacuates another batch of stranded Nigerians from US

July 29, 2020 Editor 0

The federal government has again evacuated up to 270 Nigerians starnded in the United States of America. According to the Nigeria in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) via their twitter handle on Wednesday, “The fourth evacuation flight from the USA arrive Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja with 270 evacuees today July 29, 2020 at exactly 1310HRS via Ethiopian Air. “All evacuees tested Read More

US records new Coronavirus spike in 24 hours

July 17, 2020 Agency Report 0

The United States reported a record high of more than 77,000 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of infections to 3,560,364, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University. Meanwhile, the death toll rose by 974, taking the country’s total to 138,201. The state of Florida, which has emerged as the epicenter of Read More

Kanye West enters bid for US presidential race

July 5, 2020 AFP 0

Kanye West, the entertainment mogul who urges listeners in one song to “reach for the stars, so if you fall, you land on a cloud,” claimed Saturday he is challenging Donald Trump for the US presidency in 2020. “We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for Read More

At last, Dubai extradicts Hushpuppi, Woodberry to US

July 2, 2020 Solomon Arowolo 0

Suspected Nigerian fraudsters, Ramon Igbalode Abbas a.k.a Hushpuppi and Olalekan Jacon Ponle also popularly known as Mr Woodberry have been extradited to the United States. This was confirmed in a post shared on the official page of the Dubai Police. FBI’s director, Christopher Wray, thanked Dubai Police for their cooperation in extraditing the Nigerian suspects who were accused of committing Read More

Breaking: At last, autopsy exposes what led to death of George Floyd in US

June 1, 2020 BBC 0

George Floyd, the African-American man whose death has sparked civil unrest in the US, died from asphyxia (lack of oxygen), a private autopsy has found. He died due to compression on his neck and back by Minneapolis police officers, medical examiners hired by his family said, BBC reports. The findings differ from an official preliminary autopsy carried out by the Read More

Breaking: 160 Stranded Nigerians from US land in Abuja

May 10, 2020 Editor 0

No fewer than 160 Nigerians who were stranded in the United States following the coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown have landed in Abuja, Channels Television is reporting. A plane carrying the returnees arrived on Sunday at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja, the nation’s capital. The Boeing 787 Ethiopian Airlines plane touched down at the airport in the Federal Capital Territory Read More

Breaking: First batch of stranded Nigerians from US head home

May 10, 2020 NAN 0

The first batch of Nigerians stranded in the United States due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is on their way back home. 160 Nigerians, including eight infants, made the first batch of evacuees. They are returning aboard an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787 aircraft under the special flight arrangements by the Federal Government for nationals stranded abroad. In line with the Read More

Breaking: Coronavirus consumes over 20m US jobs

May 8, 2020 Editor 0

The U.S. unemployment rate has hit 14.7 percent and 20.5 million jobs were lost in April, New York times reports. The Labor Department said Friday that the economy shed more than 20.5 million jobs in April, sending the unemployment rate to 14.7 percent — devastation unseen since the Great Depression. The report underscores the speed and depth of the labor Read More

Breaking: Uncertainty as US Coronavirus cases reach 1 million milestone… 57,000 dead

April 28, 2020 Editor 0

The number of confirmed coronavirus infections in the United States topped one million on Tuesday, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University. The pandemic has claimed the lives of more than 57,000 people in the US, which leads the world in the number of confirmed infections with 1,002,498 by the Baltimore-based school’s latest count. Earlier, US President Donald Trump Read More

Breaking: US House Speaker Pelosi backs Biden for President

April 27, 2020 CNN 0

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi endorsed Joe Biden for president on Monday, calling the former vice president “a leader who is the personification of hope and courage. “Today, I am proud to endorse Joe Biden for President of the United States because he will be an extraordinary President. He knows how to get the job done,” she said in a video. Citing his work Read More

Covid-19: Bill Gates reveals when vaccine ‘ll be ready

April 25, 2020 NBC 0

U.S. billionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates, said a vaccine for the rampaging COVID-19 disease may come between 18-24 months. He said on NBC Today Show on Friday that there is evidence that this timeline may come to pass. According to the Microsoft co-founder, usually a vaccine takes over five years. There are steps including first testing in animals, then with humans on small, medium and large scales. But Read More

US counts near 50,000 Covid-19 deaths, records over 800,000 cases

April 23, 2020 Reuters 0

U.S. coronavirus deaths topped 47,000 on Wednesday after rising by a near-record single-day number the previous day, according to a Reuters tally, according to Reuters. A University of Washington model here often cited by the White House, projected a total of nearly 66,000 U.S. coronavirus deaths by Aug. 4, an upward revision from its most recent previous estimate of 60,000 deaths. At Read More

Coronavirus: US death toll surpasses Spain as nearly 2000 die in 24 hours

April 9, 2020 AFP 0

The United States recorded nearly 2,000 novel coronavirus deaths for a second day in a row, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University Wednesday night. The record-breaking figure of 1,973 deaths (slightly higher than the previous day’s toll of 1,939) brings the total number of US fatalities to 14,695. The US death toll now exceeds that of Spain, which Read More

Breaking: Italy’s death toll hits 14,681 as Coronavirus cases reach 119,827… global deaths now over 55,000

April 3, 2020 Editor 0

UN chief Antonio Guterres renewed his call for a global ceasefire, urging all parties to conflict to lay down arms and allow war-torn countries to combat the coronavirus pandemic. “The worst is yet to come,” Guterres said on Friday, referring to countries such as Syria, Libya and Yemen. “The COVID-19 storm is now coming to all these theatres of conflict.” Read More

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Breaking: Relief as US announces ‘cure’ for coronavirus

March 19, 2020 Editor 0

United States President, Donald Trump, has approved the use of Chloroquine for the treatment of the deadly Coronavirus pandemic. US approved its use on Thursday. “We’re going to be able to make that drug available almost immediately, and that’s where the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has been so great,” Trump told reporters. “They’ve gone through the approval process — Read More

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US fines ship mgt firm $1.75m for waste dumping

February 13, 2020 Editorial III 0

Bernhard Schulte Ship Management (Singapore) PTE Ltd, a vessel operating company, pleaded guilty in the US federal court to maintaining false and incomplete records relating to the discharge of bilge waste from the tank vessel Topaz Express. Chief Engineer Skenda Reddy and vessel Second Engineer Padmanaban Samirajan previously pled guilty to their involvement in the offense. Under the terms of Read More