Happening now: Biden set to be announced US President

November 6, 2020 Editor 0

Joe Biden of the Democrats is only four votes away from emerging President of the United States of America (USA). At it stands, Biden has polled 264 College votes while his closest challenger and incumbent President Donald Trump has 214 votes. The US secret service is to boost protection of Joe Biden from Friday in anticipation that he might soon Read More

Breaking: James Bond is dead

October 31, 2020 BBC 0

Sir Sean Connery has died at the age of 90, his family has said. The Scottish actor was best known for his portrayal of James Bond, being the first to bring the role to the big screen and appearing in seven of the spy thrillers. His acting career spanned decades and his many awards included an Oscar, two Bafta awards Read More

Breaking: Iran executes young wrestler for murder

September 12, 2020 AFP 0

Iran said it executed a young wrestler on Saturday over the murder of a public sector worker during anti-government protests in August 2018. Navid Afkari was executed in the morning at a prison in the southern city of Shiraz, provincial prosecutor general Kazem Mousavi was quoted as saying on state television’s website. The 27-year-old had been found guilty of “voluntary homicide” for stabbing Read More

Insurance: Century 21 Plans to Close All Its Stores After 60 Years; ‘Insurers Turned Their Backs On Us,’ due to COVID-19 – Co-CEO

September 10, 2020 Blueprint 0

Century 21, the discount designer department store, plans to close all 13 of its stores across New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Florida, including the one in Lincoln Square on West 66th Street and Broadway. The 60-year-old chain has filed for bankruptcy, stating that the pandemic plus the failure of its insurance companies to pay any of the claims related Read More

El-Zakzaky: Call Iran, IMN terrorists to order – Coalition tells US, EU

September 1, 2020 Editor 0

The Coalition for Truth and Justice has reacted to the clash between members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) and the Police in Kaduna. The coalition particularly beckoned on the United States to call IMN terrorist group to order. In a statement signed by its National Coordinator, Barrister Timothy Charles, the coalition said the call became necessary because IMN Read More

Dollar scarcity hits banks, businesses as recession looms

The economy is facing one its biggest dollar scarcity in recent years with the impact hitting banks and businesses alike. The banks have cut access to dollars for individuals, businesses. Foreign-exchange scarcity poses long-term risks to markets. Nigeria’s foreign-currency shortage is squeezing the life out of Africa’s biggest economy. Banks won’t honor card payments, foreign investors can’t get their money Read More

Updated: Putin, Russian leader declares COVID-19 vaccine ready for use

August 12, 2020 Duro Joseph 0

Russian President Vladimir Putin’ Tuesday said his country has become the first country in the world to clear a COVID-19 vaccine and declared it ready for use. He said in a statement that one of his daughters has already been inoculated with the vaccine, despite international skepticism. He stated further that the vaccine underwent necessary tests and has proven efficient, Read More

George Floyd: Pandemonium as protest escalates in US, curfew imposed

May 31, 2020 BBC 0

Curfews have been ordered in cities across the US in an attempt to stem the violent clashes between protesters and police over the death of George Floyd. Widespread demonstrations have taken place, with riot police using tear gas and rubber bullets after their vehicles were set alight in several cities. President Donald Trump blamed looters and anarchists for the violence. Read More

Boniface Ogunti, 24-year-old entrepreneur who owns 9 businesses

May 20, 2020 Bode Olagoke 0

Boniface Ogunti is an African business magnate, a leader of a global economic growth and global educator who not only runs nine businesses but also teaches people how to stand out like him. He is the founder and chairman of Current9.com the world’s number one Advertising Agency which helps companies with online advertising and also help experts start and grow Read More

Revealed! What finally triggered NBA Kobe Bryant’s death after plane crash

May 16, 2020 Editor 0

NBA legend Kobe Bryant died from blunt trauma in the helicopter crash that killed him and his teenage daughter, a post-mortem has ruled. The 41-year-old basketball star and 13-year-old Gianna were among nine people who died when an aircraft they were travelling in crashed into a hillside in Calabasas, California, in January. The office of the Los Angeles county coroner has released Read More

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Amazon chief Jeff Bexos buys lavish estate at LA for record $165m

February 13, 2020 Editor 0

Billionaire Amazon chief Jeff Bezos has purchased a Los Angeles-area estate for $165 million, setting a new record for the region, The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. Bezos bought the Warner Estate from media mogul David Geffen, according to the Journal. It said the deal topped a Los Angeles-area home price record set last year when Lachlan Murdoch paid Read More

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FG gets $1m US grant for gas-fired plant

February 12, 2020 Editorial III 0

Nigeria will get a grant of more than $1 million from the U.S. government for technical and financial work on a power plant project in the capital Abuja, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) said on Tuesday. The money will go towards the 1,350 megawatt NNPC-Abuja Independent Power Project plant and NNPC will work with U.S. firms GE and Read More

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America’s bad example

February 12, 2020 Editorial III 0

Bitterness. Jealousy. Revenge. These are words that are reverberating from the United States of America in the aftermath of the failed impeachment of President Donald Trump. The days following senate impeachment verdict of ‘not guilty’ turns out to be one of the most fractious in America’s democracy or more specifically, between the executive and the congress or still more pin Read More

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#ImpeachmentTrial: Senators at crossroads over Trump

January 22, 2020 Editor 0

The US Senate has rejected repeated Democratic attempts to secure new evidence in President Donald Trump’s impeachment as his trial began. Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell meanwhile backed off on a plan to fast-track the hearings after coming under pressure from fellow Republicans. Democrats said this would have been no less than a cover-up. Mr Trump is charged with abuse Read More

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Death of Iranian commander: Israel military in red alert

January 3, 2020 Editor 0

Israel has put its military on heightened alert on Friday following the U.S. killing of Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani. Israel, America’s closest ally in the Middle East and Iran’s top regional foe, has not publicly responded to the death of Quds Force chief Soleimani and Iraqi militia commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis in the U.S. air strike in Baghdad. However, the Read More

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Gunmen invade U.S, shoot many at nightclub, wedding venue, neighbourhood

October 13, 2019 Editor 0

Five persons were critically injured after being shot in a Chicago neighbourhood on Saturday evening, according to Chicago Fire Department officials. CFD officials said the victims were shot in the 6700 block of West Irving Park Road in the Dunning neighborhood and were transported to local hospitals in critical condition. Two of the victims were transported to Advocate Lutheran General Read More

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USA defeat Netherlands, win Women’s World Cup

July 7, 2019 Editor 0

Megan Rapinoe struck a 61st-minute penalty before Rose Lavelle netted a fine solo goal as the United States beat Netherlands 2-0 to become Women’s World Cup winners for the fourth time. Reign FC forward Rapinoe plundered her sixth goal of the tournament to ensure Jill Ellis’ side successfully defended their title at the expense of a Netherlands team that fought Read More

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USA ‘ll invest in Nigeria, Consul-General assures

April 10, 2019 Editorial II 0

United States of America Consul General, Mr F. John Bray has said America government is presently interested in investing in Africa, Nigeria youths. Mr Bray made this known in Ibadan while speaking at the Conference for emerging entrepreneurs held at Ibadan Business School, Bodija. Represented by the  Public Affairs Officer, US Consulate, Lagos, Mr Russel Brooks, he maintained that the Read More

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Breaking: FG ‘lays siege’ for Atiku after US visit

January 18, 2019 Editor 0

The Minister of Inofrmation has disclosed that the candidate of the opposition PDP in the 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, has questions to answer when he returns from his current trip to the United States. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed who stated this while briefing State House correspondents on Friday said the federal government is investigating Atiku over Read More

The making of Rixari Skin Secrets brand by Rita Ebigbagha

June 7, 2018 Editorial II 0

Despite the relative boom experienced in the skincare industry in Nigeria in the last ten years, some startups are still finding it rather tough to get on their feet. More often than not, the problem is not of their own creation but normal dynamics that ensue with starting a new business and getting people to trust it. For one of Read More

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US supports TV drama ‘In Love and Ashes

March 31, 2018 Blueprint 0

United States (U.S.) Ambassador Staurt Symington on Wednesday joined prominent Nigerian singer, record producer and entrepreneur Innocent Idibia at the gala launch of a new TV drama series “In Love and Ashes.” The eight-part series was funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and addresses the impact of war and terrorism on everyday people’s lives. The star-studded launch Read More