Tag: America

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Op-ed EditorDecember 22, 2017

YNaija Analysis: Following America’s new threat to the world, what should Nigeria prepare for?

by Alexander O. Onukwue “The United States will remember this day in which it was singled out for attack in ...

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EzinneNovember 16, 2017

The Thread: Former US VP Joe Biden has always been a sexual predator | Twitter shows receipts

Christened “Uncle Joe” by America, former US Vice President Joe Biden projected a personae of being warm and funny and ...

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EditorNovember 10, 2017

The Sexuality Blog: America just elected its first transgender lawmaker

What a difference a year can make. It has been approximately a year since President Donald Trump was elected into office ...

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AzeezNovember 4, 2017

Wole Soyinka returns to America after ‘destroying’ Green Card

Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka is traveling back to America a year after he tore his Green Card, following the victory of ...

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Adegbite AdedotunOctober 18, 2017

“Freedom is from God and not government” | 5 things we learnt from Trump’s Heritage speech

President Donald J. Trump on Tuesday night addressed the Heritage Foundation President’s Club on the importance of tax reform for ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 8, 2017

Opinion: America’s mad obsession with guns

by Tony Ogunlowo Again another psychotic madman strikes killing over 50 people and injuring more than 500 in the Land ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 4, 2017

Vera Ezimora: Houston should be called Little Nigeria

First of all, I want to say that my thoughts and prayers are with people who were affected by the ...

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EzinneOctober 3, 2017

The Thread: “59 dead is a miracle? WTF are you smoking???” | Americans spew vitriol on Trump

America has been taking hits from different directions in the past couple of months. From Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, ...

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EzinneSeptember 23, 2017

The Thread: “Get that son of a bitch…” | Did President Trump just prove that he’s racist?

President Trump has made a mess of things again. Now we know such an announcement probably does not come as ...

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EzinneSeptember 19, 2017

The Thread: “Nuclear wars speech at the UN?” “Trump’s speech is despicable trash” | Americans lash out

The 72nd United Nations General Assembly had world leaders deliver speeches on the theme ‘Focusing on People: Striving for Peace ...

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EzinneSeptember 18, 2017

The Thread: “Enough with the Sean Spicer Rehabilitation Tour!” | Twitter drags Spicer for Emmy appearance

Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, brought the house down in more ways than one with a surprise appearance ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 8, 2017

Opinion: This is why Nigeria must restructure

by Fidel Albert Can we restructure…….? California is the 6th largest economy in the world. It’s economy is larger than ...

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Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 7, 2017

President Trump welcomes Emir of Kuwait to the White House

The White House has disclosed that President Donald Trump has welcomed Amir Sabah al-Ahmed al-Jaber al-Sabah, the leader of Kuwait ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 6, 2017

Down with DACA: America is getting darker, isn’t it?

by Alexander O. Onukwue As reasons are being given for and against the decision by the Trump administration to put ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 6, 2017

Can the US Congress save the 800,000 DREAMers in just six months?

by Alexander O. Onukwue The announcement of the scrapping of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy on Tuesday ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 6, 2017

What DACA cancellation makes you think of as a Nigerian

by Alexander O. Onukwue There are sure to be many Nigerians affected by the cancellation of DACA announced by the ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 6, 2017

Cancelling DACA: A definite cruelty or has it always been a deferred certainty?

by Alexander O. Onukwue Shifting slightly from the effects of Hurricane Harvey, national focus and the news media in the ...

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EzinneSeptember 5, 2017

Fact Check: Jeff Sessions’ has it all mixed up on crime rate in the US

President Trump – Potus 45- is known globally for one thing: a penchant for prevarication. Be it dressed up as ...

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Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 4, 2017

Here’s the letter Obama wrote to Trump upon leaving office

The details of former President Barack Obama’s final few words for his successor in an enveloped letter on the Oval ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 31, 2017

Our worn out global village of landslides, floods and hurricanes

by Alexander O. Onukwue The landslides that ravaged Sierra Leone a week ago took north of 1000 lives. About the ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 31, 2017

What Hurricane Harvey should remind us about Nigeria’s education

by Alexander Onukwue Amidst the devastation that has been produced by the category 4 tropical cyclone known as Hurricane Harvey, ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 31, 2017

America in narration: “…And after the eclipse came the hurricane”

by Alexander O. Onukwue Less than a week after it witnessed its first total Eclipse of the sun in a ...

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EzinneAugust 31, 2017

The Thread: Twitter shuts down this man who turned Hurricane Harvey into a gender war

The “500-year” hurricane, Harvey devastated Houston Texas from Friday to Wednesday before moving on to Louisiana and Port Arthur. Americans ...

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EzinneAugust 29, 2017

The Thread: “Apparently he can’t afford compassion” | Twitter blasts Pastor Joel Osteen

Pastor Joel Osteen who runs Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas is taking fire on Twitter for withholding charity to flood ...

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ToluAugust 23, 2017

Everything you should know about President Trump’s Phoenix rally

by Wareez Odunayo   U.S President, Donald Trump at a rally in Phoenix on Tuesday threatened to shut down the ...

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ToluAugust 22, 2017

Donald Trump stared directly at the eclipse + other highlights from America’s solar eclipse in 99 years

Americans witnessed their first solar eclipse in 99 years on Monday and everyone who somehow missed it would have to ...

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EzinneAugust 12, 2017

The Thread: This is why America is plagued by White Supremacists today

While Abike Dabiri and Buhari’s aides are rejoicing over seeing their president’s face (which we’re sure will result in more ...

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EzinneAugust 12, 2017

The Thread: “Give them a world where you can’t say ‘Christmas'” | Americans blast White Supremacists

Trump’s America is burning. Last night, at the University of Virginia, white nationalists wielding torches clashed with counter-protesters. NBC reports, ...

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EzinneAugust 2, 2017

The Thread: The absolute dumb shit White folks believe about Black people

News flash: We are still light years away from the end of racism, never mind the Emancipation Proclamation of 1863 ...

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EditorJuly 28, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Here’s one good thing that can come out of Trump’s latest move against the transgender troops

For a man who truly came into his own on reality television, surrounded by LGBT make up artists, hair stylists, ...

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