Joe Biden signs same s3x marriage bill into law

December 14, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The United States president, Joe Biden, has signed new federal protections for same s3x and interracial couples into law. The law will cap both a personal and national evolution on an issue that’s enjoyed growing acceptance over the past decade. According to the President, “Marriage is a simple proposition. Who do you love? And will you be loyal to that Read More

Revealed! How 18-year-old man became youngest Black mayor in US

December 8, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

An 18-year-old college freshman is now the youngest Black mayor in U.S. history after beating out his opponent for the position in a small Arkansas town.  Jaylen Smith, a recent graduate of Earle High School, said although he was “confident” he’d win the runoff election Tuesday, he was still shocked when he received news of the victory. He will be Read More

US terror alert: Nigeria, South Africa and conspiracy theories

November 6, 2022 Blueprint 0

Nigerians were shocked to no end when on October 23 the United States declared a red terror alert claiming there was a high risk of terrorist attack on the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. Simultaneously, a similar terror alert was issued on the Republic of South Africa. What’s more curious is the fact that the alert targeted Nigeria, which is Africa’s Read More

Revealed! How to join US Army

November 5, 2022 Editor 0

The newly promoted U.S brigadier General of Nigerian descent, Amanda Azuibike, has revealed that anyone passionate about joining the United States army should reach out to her. General Azubuike made this known on her official Linkedin account shortly after the news of her promotion trended online recently. She disclosed that there are many opportunities in the U.S army regardless of Read More

Korea Republic differs with US, others over Abuja security threat, backs peaceful Nigeria’s 2023 general elections 

November 3, 2022 Ikenna Okonkwo 0

Abuja Contrary to the terror alerts issued recently by some countries including United states, United Kingdom, Canada, Germany among few others, South Korea embassy on Thursday made it clear that it is going ahead with its activities in Abuja and any other part of Nigeria. Korean Ambassador to Nigeria Kim Young-chae who disclosed this in Abuja said at no time did his Read More

Terror threats: US, UK, others can’t scare us in Nigeria – Gov Sule

October 31, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The Nasarawa state governor, Abdullahi Sule, has dismissed terror attack threats on the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) by some foreign governments, saying no country can scare Nigerians in their country. Governor Sule assured that Nigeria is safe and will continue to be safe. He, however, charged the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) personnel, as well as other security Read More

US sanctions target Nicaragua gold mining

October 26, 2022 Blueprint 0

The United States imposed sanctions on a Nicaraguan state gold mining operation Monday, saying it finances the regime of President Daniel Ortega and his wife Vice President Rosario Murillo. The sanctions focused on the Nicaraguan General Directorate of Mines as well as Lenin Cerna, a close advisor and former security chief for Ortega. The US Treasury said the directorate manages Read More

Issues in the recent U.S strategy towards sub-Saharan Africa

September 1, 2022 Charles Onunaiju 0

Just before the visit of the U.S Secretary of State, Mr. Anthony Blinken, to Africa early last month (August) that took him to South Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda, Washington released its newest strategy towards sub-Saharan Africa. In a typical imperial patronage, long characteristic of U.S approach to Africa, Washington’s recent outline of her “strategy toward sub-Saharan Africa” Read More

US move to send heavier rockets to Ukraine as war rages

June 1, 2022 Blueprint 0

The US will send Ukraine more advanced rocket systems to help it defend itself, President Biden has announced. The weapons, long requested by Ukraine, are to help it strike enemy forces more precisely from a longer distance. Until now, the US had refused the request out of fear the weapons could be used against targets in Russia. But on Wednesday, Read More

Mexico land in US for Super Eagles friendly

Super Eagles opponent in Saturday’s international friendly, Mexico have arrived Dallas, United States of America ahead of the three African champions. The players and their officials arrived Dallas on Tuesday morning Their Nigerian counterpart are expected to arrive Wednesday to start preparation for the match. The El Tri will take on the Super Eagles at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Read More

More trouble for Nigeria as US interest rates soar

May 20, 2022 Blueprint 0

As a mono-economy that relies heavily on oil revenue to carry out its activities, Nigeria might just be carrying more burdens with the US Fed hike of its interest rates; BENJAMIN UMUTEME reports. It is often said that ‘when America sneezes, the world catches cold.’ And that is the situation Nigeria’s fiscal authorities seem to find themselves in at the Read More

Russia’s sanctions threatens U.S. dollar, IMF raises alarm

April 1, 2022 Reuters 0

Financial sanctions imposed on Russia threaten to gradually dilute the dominance of the U.S. dollar and could result in a more fragmented international monetary system, Gita Gopinath, IMF’s First Deputy Managing Director, told The Financial Times. Russia has been hit with a plethora of sanctions from the United States and its allies for its late-February invasion of Ukraine. Russia has Read More

Nigerian Prince bags 33 months in U.S. for fraud

March 31, 2022 Chizoba Ogbeche 0

The U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston of the Eastern District of Texas has announced the sentencing of a Nigerian man, Sobanke Idris Sunday Adereti, to federal prison for federal fraud violations. A press statement by the U.S. Embassy in Nigeria, disclosed that Adereti, 24, pleaded guilty on October 25, 2021, to passport fraud and attempted bank fraud, and was sentenced to Read More

Racial inequality a prominent issue in U.S. prisons

The U.S. has been widely condemned for its long-term and systemic racism against ethnic minority groups and immigrants in its justice system. While people of color make up 37 percent of the U.S. population, they account for 67 percent of the country’s prison population. The incidence of human rights violations is particularly high in immigrant detention centers along the U.S. Read More

U.S. should truly abide by Biological Weapons Convention for global biosecurity

The U.S. should clarify thoroughly its military biological activities around the world with a responsible attitude and stop standing alone in opposing the establishment of a Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) verification regime, so as to help improve global biosecurity. Russia recently exposed military biological cooperation projects conducted by the U.S. in Ukraine, further unmasking the U.S., an empire of military Read More

Breaking: Missile hits Kyiv apartment building as Ukrainian President turns down US offer

February 26, 2022 BBC 0

More images have now emerged of the apartment building near Kyiv’s Zhuliany airport that was struck by a missile earlier on Saturday. The pictures show a hole covering at least five floors that were blasted into the side. Authorities say the number of casualties is “being specified” while an evacuation is under way. Meanwhile, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky turned down Read More

CJN hosts US enjoy, officials, restates need to fight emerging crimes with technology

February 20, 2022 Kehinde Osasona 0

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Hon (Dr) Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad has said the Judiciary was open to initiatives aimed at improving and strengthening the capacity of judicial officers in the handling of cases on emerging crime trend in the country. The CJN particularly harped on the need for judicial officers to imbibe technology to combat emerging crimes like Read More

U.S. inflation rate climbs to 7.5% at 40-year high

February 11, 2022 Blueprint 0

The U.S. rate of inflation climbed again in January to 7.5% and stayed at a 40-year high, suggesting upward pressure on consumer prices is unlikely to relent soon and putting more pressure on the Federal Reserve to act. The consumer price index rose 0.6% in the first month of the new year, driven by big advances in rent, food and Read More