Tag: obama

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Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 29, 2017

We have just begun! | Trump boasts about GDP increase

President Trump is basking in the feeling arising from the growth in GDP for the last quarter. Trump attributes the ...

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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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Adegbite AdedotunAugust 30, 2017

Ivanka Trump backs ending of Obama’s wage gap initiative

Ivanka Trump has thrown her weight behind the discontinuation of the wage gap policy peddled during the Obama administration. The ...

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RoqeebahAugust 28, 2017

How Donald Trump plans to increase police use of military gear

The Associated Press has just reported that Trump’s administration is preparing to “restore the flow of surplus military equipment to ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 26, 2017

Farooq Kperogi: President Buhari’s grand moments in America

by Farooq Kperogi By all accounts, President Buhari not only had incredibly wondrous moments in America during his visit here, ...

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ItunuoluwaJune 26, 2017

Trump points fingers at Obama for colluding with Russians

President Donald Trump is still talking about the 2016 elections. He was at it all weekend, saying Hilary Clinton colluded with ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 25, 2017

Donald Trump ends tradition of celebrating Ramadan with Iftar dinner

US President Donald Trump’s government has not held an iftar dinner for the end of Ramadan, breaking a Muslim tradition held at ...

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ItunuoluwaJune 24, 2017

“We sort of choked with Russia” – Former Obama Admin official opens up

In an exclusive interview Friday with the Washington Post, a former Obama official said the administration “sort of choked” by ...

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ItunuoluwaJune 22, 2017

“This is not a healthcare bill” | Obama is not impressed by Obamacare replacement bill

Relatively quiet since he left the White House, former President Barack Obama lashed into Senate Republicans Thursday for the proposed Obamacare ...

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ItunuoluwaJune 22, 2017

Trump has a crucial question for you in his latest tweet

President Trump is not done talking about Russia, not remotely. In a recent tweet, Trump asked a question that only ...

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ItunuoluwaJune 16, 2017

“I am cancelling Obama’s one-sided deal with Cuba” – President Trump

President Trump announced at an event in Miami, Friday that he would be effecting changes in U.S. foreign policy toward ...

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ItunuoluwaJune 9, 2017

“Thank you for giving me a chance” | Chelsea Manning thanks Obama for reducing her prison sentence

Chelsea Manning, the transgender U.S. Army soldier wants to say thank you again to former President Barack Obama for commuting ...

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ItunuoluwaJune 7, 2017

Obama confident despite “temporary lack of U.S leadership” in climate change

Barack Obama said he is very confident that the Paris climate change agreement has a chance of combating climate change ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 2, 2017

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories you should be monitoring today. 1. Obama attacks Donald Trump for his Paris deal ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 2, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: Reps reject bill to create south east commission | Obama attacks Donald Trump over his Paris deal decision | More stories

From the papers, a tracklist. Reps reject bill to create south-east commission – YNaija Air Passenger traffic drops by 31.3% ...

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ItunuoluwaJune 1, 2017

President Trump has a “Big Story” for you and it’s in a single tweet

President Trump tweeted this some minutes ago. We do not know what this means apart from the literal meaning, or ...

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ItunuoluwaMay 25, 2017

Barack Obama meets Angela Merkel before she meets President Trump in Brussels

Former President Barack Obama met with his longtime ally and friend, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the same day she is ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 24, 2017

The Thread: Trouble in paradise? Melania avoids PDA with Trump for the second time in a row

For the second day- and time- since the Trumps proceeded on their maiden international tour around the world, Melania Trump ...

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ItunuoluwaMay 23, 2017

Former CIA Director warned Russia Security Chief against interfering in U.S elections

by Itunuoluwa Adebo John Brennan, a former CIA director from the Obama administration, said he personally warned the head of ...

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ItunuoluwaMay 22, 2017

Trump becomes first sitting US President to visit Western Wall

by Itunuoluwa Adebo President Trump visited Jerusalem’s Western Wall, Monday making him the first sitting US President to visit the ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 18, 2017

The Thread: “Cry baby” “Terrible spin” | Scathing responses follow Trump’s “greatest witch hunt ever” accusation

Donald Trump, POTUS 45 is having a very hard time right about now. After firing FBI Director, James Coney, and ...

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ItunuoluwaMay 16, 2017

Pres.Trump attempts to reassure Turkish President after U.S plan to arm Kurds

by Itunuoluwa Adebo President Donald Trump on Tuesday, sought  to repair relations with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is ...

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ItunuoluwaMay 11, 2017

President Trump and Russian President Putin to meet at G20 summit in July

by Itunuoluwa Adebo US President Trump is set to  meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in July as part of ...

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ItunuoluwaMay 9, 2017

United States to increase number of deployed troops to Afghanistan

by Itunuoluwa Adebo The final proposals for a planned troop increase in Afghanistan are expected to cross President Donald Trump’s ...

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ItunuoluwaMay 9, 2017

“It’s not a muslim ban”| Trump’s lawyer struggles to defend revised travel ban in court

by Itunuoluwa Adebo President Donald Trump’s controversial political statements followed him to court, where ­judges seem skeptical that his revised ...

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ItunuoluwaMay 9, 2017

The Attorney General Trump fired, fires back at the White House in her testimony

by Itunuoluwa Adebo Former acting attorney general Sally Yates testified Monday that she expected White House officials to “take action’’ ...

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ItunuoluwaMay 8, 2017

Obama warned President Trump against hiring retired General Michael Flynn

by Itunuoluwa Adebo Former President Obama warned then President-elect Donald Trump not to give the post of national security adviser ...

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ItunuoluwaMay 8, 2017

Ex-Obama administration officials to testify in Trump-Russia probe

by Itunuoluwa Adebo Two officials from former President Obama’s administration will testify, Monday in a Senate investigation into allegations of ...

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ItunuoluwaMay 8, 2017

President Trump to nominate at least 5 conservative judges to Federal Appeals court

by Itunuoluwa Adebo According to Fox News, President Donald Trump will announce at least five conservative nominees to federal appeals ...

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ItunuoluwaMay 8, 2017

“It was hard”| Obama bares it all in acceptance speech at the John.F.Kennedy Library Foundation

by  Itunuoluwa Adebo Former President Barack Obama appealed to members of Congress to oppose the repeal of the Affordable Care ...

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