Saturday, 23rd September 2023


20 Jan 2021
Instead of cheering masses, Joe Biden's welcome to the White House on Wednesday was miles of metal barriers, masked security forces, and a dystopian-looking Washington
2 Jan 2021
The United States marked the New Year on Friday by passing the extraordinary milestone of 20 million Covid-19 cases, after global celebrations welcoming in 2021
1 Jan 2021
Immigrants in the US await Joe Biden's presidency with a mix of hope and wariness -- he spells relief after four years of tough restrictions under Donald Trump
17 Dec 2020
Former New Orleans Saints star Ekom Udofia has been killed by police officers in Phoenix, Arizona back. According to ABC 15, the Phoenix Police Department released footage of the shooting ostensibly to keep the powder dry
17 Dec 2020
United States has expressed sadness over the death of the Nigerian ambassador to the U.S., Sylvanus Nsofor, who died at the age of 85 years.
12 Dec 2020
The US green lighted the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine late Friday, paving the way for millions of vulnerable people to receive their shots in the world's hardest-hit country. President Donald Trump immediately released a video on Twitter, where he hailed the news as a "medical miracle" and said the first immunizations would take place "in less…
11 Dec 2020
The police have arrested two suspected members of a trans-national kidnap syndicate involved in the abduction of an American citizen, Philippe Walton, on October 28, 2020, at his farm in Masalata village
8 Dec 2020
Nineteen high achievers, low-income students from southern Nigeria have received full scholarships totaling $2.17 million to attend American universities and colleges
23 Nov 2020
The United States presidential election of November 3, 2020, eclipsed the election at the same time for all seats of the U.S. House of Representatives, one-third of the seats in the Senate
22 Nov 2020
US President-elect Joe Biden will name on Tuesday the first picks to be part of his administration, his chief of staff said, even as Donald Trump continues to evoke unsubstantiated fraud
11 Nov 2020
After last week’s presidential election, Joe Biden’s transition team is considering legal action over a federal agency’s delay in recognising the Democrat’s victory over President Donald Trump, a Biden official has said. The General Services Administration (GSA) generally recognises a presidential candidate when it becomes clear who has won an election so that a transition…
4 Nov 2020
Two Nigerian-Americans have won their respective positions in the ongoing United States general elections. Nine Nigerian-Americans had vied for different positions in the election, with two already declared winners. At the federal level, Oye Owolewa, whose father is from Kwara State and mother from Oyo State, has been elected as a shadow (non-voting) Representative out…


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Senate President of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Attah Nnalue, has commended President Bola Tinubu for the appointment of Dr Olayemi Michael Cardoso as Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)
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The Minister of Transportation, Sen. Saidu Alkali, has expressed disappointment over the slow pace of work on the reconstruction of the Eastern Railway Corridor by the Chinese Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC) Ltd. The minister made his feelings known on Friday when he inspected the progress of work done on the reconstruction of Eastern railway…
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Hundreds of protesters rallied in Sydney on Saturday against a plan to adapt Australia's constitution to enshrine Indigenous rights, ahead of a referendum next month. The crowd gathered in the city's Hyde Park railed against the proposal, which if it passes on October 14, would give Indigenous peoples the right to be consulted on policies…
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Jessica Burgess, a woman from the US state of Nebraska accused of helping her teenage daughter acquire abortion pills, was sentenced Friday to two years in prison, the New York Times reported. Burgess and her daughter were charged with working together to end Celeste Burgess' pregnancy last year. Jessica Burgess ordered the pills online and…
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The Russian-installed head of Sevastopol in annexed Crimea warned of a possible new Ukrainian missile attack on Saturday, a day after Kyiv hit Russia's Black Sea Fleet headquarters in the city. "Attention! Missile danger!" Sevastopol governor Mikhail Razvozhayev said on Telegram. "Close your windows properly and stay away from them," he said, asking commuters to…