Sunday, 24th September 2023

Adewale Adeyemo

9 Dec 2020
United States President-elect Joe Biden’s appointment of Nigerian-born Adewale Adeyemo as his Deputy Treasury Secretary should be a huge matter of pride for Naija. But, to me, it demonstrates yet again how and where we are failing as a nation. That a Nigerian in his thirties will soon have such a critical role in the…
6 Dec 2020
Drama is the spice of life, they say. But what happens when you are in the centre of the drama. All around the world, some felt first hand, all the emotions that come with being the attention, from love to shattering ceilings to recovery. Here is a rundown of the week: Love is in the…
1 Dec 2020
On Monday, the Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa tweeted that Wale Adeyemo has become the first-ever Nigerian American Deputy Secretary of the US Treasury. The Adeyemo appointment came as part of Biden’s unveiling on Monday of his economic team, where he highlighted the historic nature of some of his nominations.…
1 Dec 2020
United States President-elect Joe Biden has named a Nigerian, Adewale Adeyemo, as Deputy Treasury Secretary along with four women as key members of his economic team.
6 Aug 2019
The Obama Foundation has announced the appointment of its former deputy national security advisor for international economics and deputy director of the national economic council Adewale “Wally” Adeyemo as its first-ever president. Obama Foundation announced Adeyemo's appointment in a statement on its website. Adeyemo will be in charge of the foundation's leadership alongside Board Chairman…


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NEW YORK, 22 September 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- African Union Heads of State and Government, global health leaders and development partners today issued a joint call for urgent action to address the looming malaria emergency. They warned that failure to act now will put at risk both the African Union’s target of eliminating malaria in Africa…
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Phrank Shaibu, the Special Assistant on Public Communication to former Nigerian Vice President Atiku Abubakar, has unveiled what he described as "the 10 big lies" that have so far characterized the administration of President Bola Tinubu. Shaibu, in a statement issued on Sunday, said the “big lies” were evidence that Tinubu’s only plan was to…
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It is no news that social media directly affects our state of mind. Vinton Cerf and Robert Khan who are credited with inventing the Internet probably never considered the psychological impact of their invention. Martin Cooper, who developed the first hand-held phone, also played a part in this by making phones portable, so that we…
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Son Heung-min's double earned Tottenham a point from a pulsating 2-2 draw against Arsenal, as Liverpool moved into second in the Premier League with a 3-1 win over West Ham on Sunday.
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Tottenham came from behind twice to rescue a pulsating 2-2 draw against Arsenal thanks to Son Heung-min's double in Sunday's north London derby.