Monday, 17th January 2022
Breaking News:


7 Jan
Joe Biden's verbal assault on Donald Trump met with near pin-drop silence from top Republicans on Thursday's anniversary of the US Capitol riot, ceding the stage to the fury of the former president whose personality still dominates their party.
14 Dec
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken warned on Tuesday that continued Republican opposition to the nomination of ambassadors in the Senate risked undermining American foreign policy.
9 Oct
The US Senate voted Thursday to stave off a credit default that would have sparked a recession and roiled world markets as Democrats and Republicans agreed to a stop-gap fix
12 May 2021
House Republicans voted Wednesday to oust conservative Liz Cheney, a fierce critic of Donald Trump, her powerful leadership role in a move that solidifies the former US president's grip on the party.
16 Dec 2020
President-elect Joe Biden threw his weight into the Democratic battle for control of the US Senate on Tuesday, as his White House win was finally acknowledged by top Republicans and holdout foreign leaders.
11 Nov 2020
Republicans held on to a seat in the US Senate on Tuesday after a close race in the state of North Carolina, dealing another blow to Joe Biden's Democrats in their bid to take control of the chamber.
17 Sep 2020
US President Donald Trump, falling behind in the polls against Democrat Joe Biden ahead of the November election, on Wednesday urged his Republican Party to back a big-spending coronavirus stimulus package.
6 May 2020
A biting new anti-Trump ad by a group of dissident Republicans, including the husband of a top White House aide, prompted the US president to lash out Tuesday at the "losers" who created it.
13 Jan 2020
Top US Democrat Nancy Pelosi on Sunday challenged Republicans to allow a "fair trial" when Donald Trump's impeachment case moves to the Senate, going head-to-head with the president who suggested the Senate should dismiss the charges against him outright.
24 Oct 2019
Furious about being left out of the Donald Trump impeachment process, US congressional Republicans stormed a closed-door witness deposition and refused to leave for several hours in an escalation of the showdown over the investigation of the president.
25 Jul 2017
Senate Republicans face a do-or-die vote Tuesday to launch a new Obamacare repeal effort, as confusion reigns over what path President Donald Trump's party will take -- and whether they even have the votes to move forward.
23 Jun 2017
US Senate Republicans on Thursday unveiled a revamped health care plan aimed at fulfilling President Donald Trump's pledge to repeal Obamacare, but a revolt by four conservatives put the bill in immediate jeopardy.


4 mins ago
Naomi Osaka said Monday she is "more comfortable in my skin" after a difficult year in which she revealed she had suffered depression
14 mins ago
Millions of Americans hunkered down as a major winter storm hit the eastern United States with heavy snow
2 hours ago
As President Muhammadu Buhari and stakeholders in the nation’s power sector deliberate on what becomes of electricity with the current administration winding down, attacks on gas pipelines are becoming a new normal leading to shutdown of power plants.
2 hours ago
The financial stress index continues to rise just as other key market indicators suggest an extremely fragile growth, data monitored by The Guardian and economists have suggested.
2 hours ago
Hundreds of residents are fleeing Damari community in Birnin Gwari Local Council of Kaduna State, as bandits moving on motorcycles invaded the villages yesterday