Tag: Iraq

AzeezNovember 17, 2017

Earthquake: Buhari commiserates with Iran, Iraq

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday commiserated with President Hassan Rouhani and the people of the Islamic Republic of Iran over the devastating ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 9, 2017

Iraq declares victory over ISIS

The Iraqi prime minister, Haider Jawad Kadhim Al-Abadi has reportedly said that the last Isis fighters have now been driven ...

ItunuoluwaApril 3, 2017

Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner in Iraq

by Itunuoluwa Adebo President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner is in Iraq, a US official confirmed. Kushner, Ivanka’s ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 10, 2017

Opinion: What Trump’s ban says to Nigeria and the rest of us

by Chude Jideonwo   “We live in a very unknown but somehow very scary world right now,” tweeted a friend ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 30, 2017

The Thread: Iraqi refugee, Brahim, literally saved my life, twice -US Soldier | #MuslimBan

Donald Trump’s ban on refugees has got the US and other countries reeling. See below the retelling of a personal ...

Isime EseneJanuary 29, 2017

The Explainer: Why Nigerians shouldn’t rejoice over Trump’s Muslim ban

For the past couple of days, all hell has literally been let loose since the signing of an executive order ...

Isime EseneJanuary 2, 2017

Church Crawler: That Sunday when we stormed The Apostolic Church crossover service

by Damilola Fowowe Yes! It’s a new year and how best to start a year than in Church. So in ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 20, 2016

The Thread: They say we’re playing with the fire called religious extremism again

SBM Intelligence, a policy watchdogs based in Nigeria has tweeted its findings on the on-going attacks on the Shiites Muslim sects warning that it ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 9, 2015

Syndicate recruits Nigerians for ISIS – Immigration service

The Nigeria Immigration Service has revealed that a syndicate is behind the recruitment of young Nigerians for terrorist group, Islamic ...

Kolapo OlapojuMay 12, 2015

The day 14 foreign ambassadors visited Buhari (PHOTOS)

by James Sambo On Monday, May 11, 14 foreign ambassadors visited President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, at the Defence House in Abuja. ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 14, 2014

Terrorism at its peak: ISIS unveil new currency (PHOTOS)

by Kolapo Olapoju Undoubtedly, the marauding insurgents of Boko Haram are watching this development with keen interest and similar aspiration. ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 10, 2014

“We have indeed established an Islamic caliphate” – Boko Haram release shocking video

by Kolapo Olapoju     Islamic terrorist sect, Boko Haram has released a new video showing how it controls and operates ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 29, 2014

“Don’t travel to #Nigeria” – #America warns its citizens against coming this way

by Kolapo Olapoju The U.S State Department has issued a travel advisory to its citizens, warning them against travelling to ...

Isime EseneSeptember 8, 2014

Bomb scare: London’s Luton Airport terminal evacuated

by Isi Esene There was anxiety today at United Kingdom’s sixth biggest airport as passengers were evacuated after a suspicious item ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 30, 2014

Ikemesit Effiong: The Iraqi Christians and Northern Nigerian Christians are equal (Y! FrontPage)

by Ikemesit Effiong Last Thursday, Olaiya Phillips, the chairman of the Northern Christian Elders Forum, movingly asked the world in ...

April 20, 2014

Simon Kolawole: 3 home truths about Boko Haram

by Simon Kolawole Ladies and gentlemen, we are in trouble. The US, with all its military might, sophistication and financial ...

October 17, 2013

Opinion: My first time in Nigeria

by Paul Phillips I work as media consultant and my job has taken me to many challenging parts of the ...

October 7, 2013

Woman caught placing bomb in a primary school in Iraq

 Civilians look at the site of a car bomb attack in New Baghdad District, eastern Baghdad October 7, 2013. File ...

September 19, 2013

Opinion: Sweet relief from the Middle-East

by Ochereome Nnanna The recent events in Iran and Syria are pointers to the fact that the power of diplomacy ...

September 12, 2013

Femi Aribisala: Super-Power isnt Super-powerful; when will America learn?

by Femi Aribisala When President George Bush visited Iraq in December 2008, Muntadhar al-Zaidi, an Iraqi journalist, threw his shoes ...

September 10, 2013

Opinion: Barack Obama and Syria – When morality trumps ethics

by Adeolu Ademoyo                President Barak Obama has established the moral point against the use of chemical weapons and against ...

August 17, 2013

DISQUALIFIED! Meet the woman considered TOO BEAUTIFUL for politics in Iran (LOOK)

Nina Siakhali Moradi was disqualified after winning a post on the Qazvincity council — just because she was too pretty. ...

July 19, 2013

Sad news: Blast during sermon in Iraq mosque kills at least 18

A bomb hidden in a Sunni mosque exploded while worshipers listened to a sermon Friday, killing at least 18 people ...

July 5, 2013

No kidding: 92-year-old father of 16 weds for the second time… to a 22-year-old bride (PICTURED)

STR/AFP/GETTY IMAGES Musali Mohammed al-Mujamaie, 92, with his new bride, 22-year-old Muna Mukhlif al-Juburi. He’s old enough to be her ...

June 30, 2013

Opinion: I wish your parents were gay

by Saatah Nubari To everybody who supports gay rights, be you a President or anybody, at this juncture I’ll just ...

April 25, 2013

Opinion: Terrorism – The last time an American President promised to…

by Favour Afolabi The last time an American President promised to get “those that committed terrorism on the Homeland” by ...

December 7, 2012

Gangnam Style: Americans rise against rapper, PSY for singing “Kill those f—ing Yankees…”

PSY has been taking over America with his surprise smash hit “Gangnam Style” but there’s new information on the South ...

September 18, 2012

“The Muslims are Angry!!!!!” (See Photos)

by Isi Esene All we have seen in the news recently are images of rage, violence, killings, stone-throwing and burning ...

September 18, 2012

Go, Naija, Go! Nigerian firm begins oil drilling in Iraq

by Stanley Azuakola Show me a place where you won’t find Nigerians living and actively pursuing their livelihoods, and I’ll ...

September 9, 2012

TICKER: Former Iraqi vice president sentenced to death

Iraq’s fugitive vice president Tariq al-Hashemi has been sentenced to death in absentia after a court found him guilty of ...

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