Tag: .US

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Bernard DayoMay 10, 2018

Lupita Nyong’o and Winston Duke might just be in Jordan Peele’s next horror movie “Us”

Ready for a new Jordan Peele horror movie? I can definitely say that I am! Since directing the phenomenal, horror-satire ...

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AzeezApril 6, 2018

The Late 5: Presidency says approval of $1bn for purchase of weapons is not final, US sanctions seven Russian oligarchs, and other top stories

These are the top five Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has described the ...

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AzeezDecember 3, 2017

Terrorists have threatened to attack Abuja | US, UK warn citizens

The United States and British  governments have warned their citizens to stay away from Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, over alleged threats ...

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AzeezOctober 20, 2017

US, U.K laws designed to receive looted funds from Nigeria – US intelligence expert

Former United States intelligence community’s top expert on Nigeria, Mathew Page, has said that the U.S. and the United Kingdom ...

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AzeezOctober 20, 2017

Nigerian suicide bomber, Abdulmutallab sues US for ‘maltreating him’

Suicide bomber, Farouk Abdulmutallab, who is serving life sentence in a US prison has sued the government for “infringing on his rights ...

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Adegbite AdedotunOctober 10, 2017

North Korea reportedly steals documents revealing US-South Korea plan to ‘decapitate’ Kim Jong Un

According to South Korean news agency Yonhap which cited a statement by Democratic Party Rep. Lee Cheol-hee, North Korean hackers ...

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Adegbite AdedotunOctober 9, 2017

Russia to sanction U.S. media activities in Moscow

A Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova, on Sunday said Russia is within its rights to restrict the operations of ...

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AzeezOctober 3, 2017

It was an act of evil | FG condoles with US over Las Vegas shooting

The Federal Government of Nigeria has condoled with the United States of America over the shootings at a country music concert ...

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Samuel OkikeOctober 3, 2017

The Big 5: Oby Ezekwesili calls Buhari’s Independence speech ‘divisive;’ EU releases €20m to Niger Delta; and other top stories

Good morning. Here are the top 5 stories you should be monitoring today: Former education minister Oby Ezekwesili has criticised ...

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Adegbite AdedotunOctober 2, 2017

“Such a senseless tragedy” | US Congress expresses shock at Las Vegas shooting

Following Sunday’s mass shooting in Las Vegas, some members of Congress have taken turns to express their thoughts and offer ...

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AzeezOctober 2, 2017

No country can tell Nigeria what to do about IPOB – FG

The Federal Government has said it does not need the permission of any country to declare the Indigenous People of ...

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AzeezSeptember 28, 2017

America’s position on IPOB very unfortunate – Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government has described as unfortunate the stance of the United States of America on the declaration of the ...

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Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 27, 2017

Putin announces the destruction of Russia’s last supplies of chemical weapons

In a welcome development, Russian President Vladimir Putin says the  Kremlin is destroying its last supplies of chemical weapons three years ...

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Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 27, 2017

Trump holds joint press conference with Spanish Prime Minister

US President Donald Trump welcomed his counterpart from Spain Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to the White House on Monday evening ...

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AzeezSeptember 25, 2017

IPOB: EU, US have no business with Nigeria’s internal matters – Presidency

Special Adviser to the President on Prosecution, Chief Okoi Obono-Obla has said the United States’ statement that the Indigenous People of ...

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Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 22, 2017

Some undocumented minors are ‘wolves in sheep clothing’ – Sessions

Attorney General Jeff Sessions while speaking before law enforcement officials outside a federal courthouse in Boston on Thursday called for ...

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Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 14, 2017

Hillary Clinton calls for the elimination of the Electoral College

Former Democrats Presidential candidate in the 2016 election, Hillary Clinton has called for the elimination of the long standing election ...

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Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 14, 2017

Biden says Trump’s actions as President undermining the U.S.

After being away from public eyes of the media since leaving office in January, Former Vice President Joe Biden has ...

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Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 14, 2017

Trump expresses empathy towards Dreamers

Even though he phased out the DACA program and recently rebuffed claims of a deal without border security from Democrats ...

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Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 14, 2017

US Treasury Secretary, Mnuchin requested Military aircraft for honeymoon

Following his marriage to Scottish actress Louise Linton in June, Steven Mnuchin, US Treasury secretary, inquired about the use of ...

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Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 14, 2017

Trump urges the U.S. to match China’s tax rate

President Donald Trump continues to state the importance of tax cuts and reform. He made a comparison with the business ...

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Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 13, 2017

U.S. to refuse visa applications from 4 countries in deportation crackdown

In the latest demonstration to crack down on illegal immigrants, the U.S. State Department will from Wednesday stop issuing certain ...

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AzeezSeptember 5, 2017

We will send US more “gift packages” – North Korea

A top North Korea diplomat on Tuesday said the Asian country  has “more gift packages’’ for the US. Han Song, ...

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AzeezSeptember 4, 2017

Resolve security issues or get banned | US tells Nigerian airlines

The United States Federal Aviation administration has said it would ban Nigerian airlines if they reuse to resolve specified security ...

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AzeezAugust 29, 2017

North Korea fires ballistic missile over Japan

North Korea on Tuesday fired a ballistic missile over Japan into the Pacific Ocean, amidst sanctions. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo ...

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EditorAugust 29, 2017

Steve Bannon declares support for Trump perceived enemy in Alabama senatorial race

by Adedotun Michael   Recently ousted White House chief strategist Steve Bannon has taken a varying stand against President Donald ...

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AzeezAugust 29, 2017

We have reached out to the US on repatriation of loots – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday said the Federal Government has reached out to the United States government to assist with ...

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AzeezAugust 29, 2017

Boko Haram: US sells warplanes, weapons to Nigeria

The United States Department of Defence has informed the US Congress that it sold 12 Super Tucano A-29 ground attack aircraft ...

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AzeezAugust 27, 2017

We didn’t think Donald Trump could get any more controversial but he did – a timeline

US President Donald Trump is generally known as a controversial leader. This past month, however, has been one of the ...

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EditorAugust 25, 2017

Trump lagging in announcement of tax reform

by Adedotun Michael President Trump is largely falling behind in the actualization of tax reform which was expected to materialize ...

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