Tag: united states

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ToluJanuary 21, 2017

#Inauguration: President Trump and family celebrate at the Inaugural Ball (PHOTOS)

While most of the guests who attended the Inauguration ceremony headed home and the Obamas flew out to begin a ...

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ToluJanuary 20, 2017

Liveblog: All the updates from Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration

Love him or not, Donald Trump is about to be officially named the 45th President of the United States of ...

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ToluJanuary 17, 2017

We celebrate Michelle Obama’s 53rd birthday in 10 quotes

This day in 1964, a great woman was born. “The girl from the Southside” as her husband, President Barack Obama ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 11, 2017

The Thread: “You are a legend” | Top 10 reactions to #Obama’s farewell

The first black President and the 44th United States President has said his goodbyes to the country he has led ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 7, 2017

“Having a good relationship with Russia isn’t a bad thing,” Donald Trump goes off on ‘stupid’ people

President-elect of the United States Donald Trump has described anyone against the country having a good relationship with Russia as ...

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ToluJanuary 6, 2017

Who is Hamza Bin Laden? | The Crown Prince of terror and future leader of Al Qaeda

There’s hardly any need for introduction. Hamza Bin Laden is the son of Osama Bin Laden, the founder of Islamist ...

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RoqeebahDecember 22, 2016

Thought Experiment: What if Kanye really runs for the U.S Presidency in 2020

At the August 30th, 2015 VMAs, Kanye, admitting that he’d been smoking some announced his decision to run for the ...

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ToluDecember 9, 2016

Who is Adebayo Ogunlesi?

He’s not Tolu Ogunlesi’s father. That we know for sure… If you mentioned Adebayo Ogunlesi to an average Nigerian who ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 26, 2016

The Thread: The man Fidel Castro

Debates are raging on Twitter over the type of man Fidel Castro was. Words like “revolutionaary”, “despot” “dictator” are bandied ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 26, 2016

The Thread: Eruptions of joy as Fidel Castro’s death is announced

Fidel Castro is dead, and the good people of Miami and half of Twitter are overjoyed. Fidel Castro was an ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 19, 2016

Peregrino Brimah: The Trump Presidency will be better for Muslims

by Peregrino Brimah *It’s time for tough love Try hard as we may, we cannot deny the fact that in today’s ...

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ToluNovember 9, 2016

“This is painful, and it will be for a long time” | Top 10 quotes from Hillary Clinton’s concession speech

Hillary Clinton may not have prepared to render this sort of speech, though it must have been written, just in ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 8, 2016

Farooq Kperogi: Portrayal of Nigerian heroes in America’s news media

by Farooq Kperogi Many Nigerians, especially those on social media, have by now read about Dr. Oluyinka Olutoye, a Nigerian ...

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AzeezOctober 16, 2016

US completing paper works for repatriation of $550m Abacha loot – Malami

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami has said the United States is completing paper ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 2, 2016

Opinion: Why the U.S must support Okonjo-Iweala for World Bank presidency

by Bade Adebolu In 2012, when former Nigerian Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr. (Mrs) Ngozi ...

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ToluSeptember 20, 2016

Donald Trump may very well be on his way to winning the election BUT… (WATCH)

The United States presidential elections are only eight weeks away and the most recent polls are taking a somewhat definitive ...

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AzeezSeptember 15, 2016

Chibok Girls: BBOG group protest in the U.S (PHOTOS)

The Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) advocacy group on Wednesday staged a protest in front of the Nigeria House demanding ...

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ToluSeptember 9, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: Senator Buruji Kashamu’s many woes

Senator Buruji Kashamu representing Ogun East senatorial district is in a lot of trouble but Nigerians are not talking so ...

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Isime EseneAugust 27, 2016

John Kerry’s visit and 3 other things CAN is very angry about

by Tolu Omoyeni The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) is unhappy with the way Christians in the Nigeria are maltreated ...

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AzeezAugust 23, 2016

Religious tolerance: John Kerry throws in some good words for the Sultan of Sokoto

The U.S. Secretary of State on Tuesday praised the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar for promoting religious tolerance in ...

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Isime EseneAugust 23, 2016

Aminu Tambuwal: As John Kerry arrives Nigeria

Nigeria, and particularly our state, Sokoto, will this week host the Secretary of State of the USA, John Kerry, on ...

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Isime EseneAugust 22, 2016

Reuben Abati: John Kerry’s visit – Beyond the cover story

Essential elements of intelligence and the intelligence cycle in overseas relations include what is better described as “the cover story”. ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 16, 2016

Opinion: Why Donald Trump will defeat Hillary Clinton in historic U.S. election

by Chineme Uzo I will tell you why I believe Hillary Clinton will not be elected President of the United ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoAugust 8, 2016

Reuben Abati: Rio Olympics, change and the United states of Nigeria

by Reuben Abati “ I hear we are no longer Nigeria, but the United States of Nigeria” “You didn’t hear ...

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AzeezAugust 4, 2016

Alleged drug trafficking: Fresh suit filed for Kashamu’s extradition to U.S.

Advocacy for Integrity and Economic Development, a non-governmental organization said it has sued the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency and ...

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Tamilore OshodiJuly 12, 2016

‘She must become our next president’ | Hillary Clinton endorsed by Bernie Sanders

At a campaign event on Tuesday, July 12, the world watched with bated breath as Bernie Sanders finally endorsed Hillary ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJune 22, 2016

Messi becomes Argentina’s highest goal scorer of all-time (WATCH)

All eyes were on Lionel Messi – on Tuesday night during Argentina’s Copa America semifinal clash with host, USA at the NRG Stadium ...

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Dele BenjaminJune 21, 2016

Sex scandal: ‘I’ve never desired a prostitute, I can’t even have sex’ – Hon. Ikon

Federal lawmaker, Samuel Ikon, who was among the three lawmakers alleged to have sought sexual favours while in the United ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJune 21, 2016

Instagram has over 500 million monthly users

Instagram has announced that it now has more than 500 million monthly actives, and more than 300 million who use ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJune 18, 2016

Sex Scandal: ‘Don’t condemn me too quickly’ | Hon. Ikon begs Nigerians

One of the 3 members of the House of Representatives accused of sexual misconduct during a visit to the United ...

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