Saturday, 10th June 2023

John F. Kennedy

30 Jan
In this piece, I want to further explore deeper issues relating to the lessons that political history of the world around us offer in focusing on the leadership challenges that Nigeria needs to urgently engage with, as we approach the change of leadership baton in 2023.
20 Oct 2022
Sixty years ago the Cuban missile crisis brought the world to the brink of nuclear war.
18 Jun 2022
Like the forlorn look on the faces of sympathisers during the funeral of former American President, John F. Kennedy on November 25, 1963 at the St. Matthew’s Cathedral, Central Washington DC...
23 Oct 2021
The White House said Friday it would delay the release of long-classified documents related to the assassination of US President
21 Jan 2021
Poet Amanda Gorman on Wednesday became a sudden star at age 22 at President Joe Biden's inauguration as she recited verse inspired by the Capitol attack, touching on how democracy "can never be permanently defeated.
10 Jan 2021
Now that the coast is clear for Joe Biden to mount the saddle of leadership as the 46th American President come January 20, The GuardianCLASSICS refreshes our readers with the inaugural speech
5 Oct 2020
At independence in 1960, Nigeria held a promise of a great nation and Nigerians walked the streets with their shoulders high.
7 Apr 2020
The body of John F. Kennedy's grand-niece who disappeared during a canoe trip with her young son was recovered Monday, US media reported.
Bob Dylan
27 Mar 2020
Bob Dylan is back and the fans are ecstatic as the singer has dropped his first original music in eight years. The song, a 17-minute ballad "Murder Most Foul" is about the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Dylan on the song retells the shooting of the US president while describing the evolution of 1960s counterculture. According to…
21 Oct 2019
Hillary Clinton on Sunday posted a joke letter on Twitter supposedly sent by John F. Kennedy during the 1962 Cuban missile crisis, written in the excitable style of US President Donald Trump's recent letter to Turkey.
14 Jun 2019
If indeed there is something very hard to make sense of in our reality these days, it is the nonsense that constantly assails our sensibilities...
17 Sep 2018
At the John F. Kennedy School of Government, one of the Professors who taught a subject called Reading History gave us an assignment. The strongest part of the course was the need for students to prepare themselves for problem-solving roles, which come with leadership in public life.


Three people were killed early Saturday in a fire sparked by falling debris from shot-down drones in the region of Odesa in southern Ukraine, regional officials said.
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Six civilians were killed and 10 wounded in a six-hour siege by Islamist Al-Shabaab militants at a beachside hotel in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, police said Saturday.
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US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will travel to China next week, rescheduling a visit that was canceled in February after a saga over a suspected surveillance balloon, US officials said Friday. Blinken is expected to arrive in Beijing on June 18, the first trip by a top US diplomat to China since his predecessor…
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Manchester City and Inter Milan will lock horns in the final of the 2022/2023 Champions League on Saturday night. The grand finale of this season’s Champions League will take place inside the Ataturk Olympic Stadium, Istanbul, Turkey. Saturday's final will represent the first time City and Inter will clash at the zenith of European footbal…