U.S government condemns attack in Borno State
The United States government has condemned the violent attack on rice farmers on Saturday, November 28 in Zabarmari area of Borno State, Nigeria. The US government made the disclosure in a statement by the public affairs department of its Diplomatic Mission to Nigeria. According to the statement, “The United States condemns in the strongest terms…
US visitors from developing nations to pay thousands in visa bonds
The United States will temporarily require visitors from Iran, Myanmar, and a number of African nations to pay up to $15,000 in visa bonds in a new hardline immigration measure enacted late
US adds 1 million Covid cases in less than a week
The US surpassed 11 million coronavirus cases Sunday, adding one million new cases in less than a week, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University.
Donald Trump’s testimonial
The outgoing President of the United States has gone into the trenches fighting the battle of his life what he avoided going to Vietnam. The world predictably is watching keenly.
What U.S. rescue operation means for Nigeria, by PDP
• Urges rejig of security architecture The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday, alleged that the swift operation by the United States to rescue her citizen held hostage by bandits on Nigerian soil further confirmed that the President Muhammadu Buhari administration could neither secure the territorial integrity of the nation nor arrest the wave of insecurity.…
US plans sales of top-end fighter jets to UAE: lawmaker
The United States has agreed to sell top-of-the-line F-35 fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates following its recognition of Israel, potentially shifting the regional power balance, a lawmaker said Thursday. President Donald Trump's administration informally gave a required notification to Congress on the sale, which could "significantly change the military balance in the Gulf…
Suspected Kurdish suicide bombing in southern Turkey
A suspected Kurdish militant blew themselves up Monday in a suspected suicide bomb attack in southern Turkey, security sources said. An explosion occurred in the town of Iskenderun in the southern province of Hatay on Monday evening, which the local governor blamed on one of two "terrorists". "Our security forces at a control point in…
More than 40 million coronavirus cases worldwide
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide passed 40 million on Monday, according to an AFP tally at 0715 GMT based on official sources.
Anti-Trump women's rallies draw thousands
Thousands of protesters marched in Washington and elsewhere in the United States on Saturday to protest Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee and to call for his defeat in the November 3 election.
‘Why international varsities prefer Cambridge exam candidates’
Juan Visser is the Regional Director for Sub-Saharan Africa at Cambridge Assessment International Education. In this interview with IYABO LAWAL, Visser talks about the Cambridge International examination awards, how Nigerian schools have fared, and how African leaders can better position the sector for the global stage. What is Cambridge International examination awards all about? CAMBRIDGE…