Tag: Vladimir Putin

Chinedu OkaforOctober 11, 2018

In typical ‘Naija style’, President Putin pleads with Khabib’s dad not to punish him

It seems that the puff of the biggest fight of the year has gotten the attention of the Russian president. ...

AzeezMarch 18, 2018

The Late 5: Mamora ‘rejects’ Buhari’s appointment, Putin secures fourth term as Russian leader, and other top stories

These are the top five Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. Former senator, Olurunnimbe Mamora, has rejected his appointment as the ...

Adegbite AdedotunOctober 19, 2017

Trump slams media for covering up Obama’s corrupt uranium deal with Russia

US President Donald Trump has slammed the media for not covering the impropriety involved in the US-Russia uranium deal which ...

ToluOctober 16, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: If you’re Nigerian and in Russia, Dino Melaye wants to hang out with you tonight

Senator Dino Melaye is in Russia for official legislative duties. The 122 thousand people who follow him on Instagram have ...

ToluOctober 15, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: You won’t believe who Dino Melaye is hanging out with in Russia

It’s almost hard to believe but embattled senator, Dino Melaye was in the company of Russian president, Vladimir Putin yesterday. ...

Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 29, 2017

Russian opposition leader arrested ahead of protest

Russian opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, the principal figure in a galvanised protest movement against the country’s leadership, was detained on ...

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 ...

Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 20, 2017

Hillary Clinton slams Putin, Trump in “The Late Show” interview

Featuring on CBS’s “The Late Show”, former Democrats Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has expressed her harboured resentment towards Russia President, ...

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 ...

ToluAugust 6, 2017

€222m Neymar transfer deal, 42 alleged homosexuals arraigned in Lagos | The 5 numbers that mattered last week

€222 million – Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) signed Brazilian footballer, Neymar in a five-year transfer deal from Barcelona. Neymar will earn ...

ItunuoluwaAugust 2, 2017

Tillerson says he told Putin U.S-Russia relationship could get worse and it did

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told reporters Tuesday that he warned Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov ...

AzeezJuly 30, 2017

Putin orders 755 US diplomats to leave Russia

​Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday said 755 US diplomats ​must leave the country. This is in ret​aliation for Congress​’ ...

AzeezJuly 22, 2017

Former intelligence chiefs trash Trump for his relations with Putin

Two former top Intelligence officials have blasted President Donald Trump for showing disrespect for intelligence officials and and his relations ...

ItunuoluwaJuly 19, 2017

Trump and Putin had undisclosed conversations at G20 dinner

President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, had a second undisclosed discussion during a dinner for G20 leaders at a ...

AzeezJuly 13, 2017

We get along ‘very, very well’ | Trump talks about Putin

US President Donald Trump in an interview on Wednesday said he has a good relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin. ...

ItunuoluwaJuly 10, 2017

Trump has a rethink about joint Russia cyber security unit, says it cannot happen

President Donald Trump on Sunday seemed to have a rethink, backtracking on his push for cyber security unit with Russia, ...

RoqeebahJuly 9, 2017

Osinbajo abandoned Aso Rock, Trump honours Putin, the flooded “Mega-sea-ty” | Our top 10 photos from last week #LagosFloods Edition

Even though you may be tempted by the news cycle to believe that the flooding in Lagos is all that ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 9, 2017

Putin has vehemently denied Russian meddling in election – Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump has, in continuation of the reactions on Russian meddling in the election, said that Russian President, ...

AzeezJuly 8, 2017

Trump very different in reality than on TV – Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday said US President Donald Trump is a different person physically than on television after ...

RoqeebahJuly 7, 2017

Donald Trump and Putin’s first meeting will be ‘lit’ but not for the reasons #FakeNews told you

The global news cycle is already saturated with stories – mostly speculations – about Donald Trump‘s relationship – or the ...

AzeezJune 24, 2017

Obama knew about Russian election meddling before Nov. 8 – Trump

President Donald Trump on Friday night said the Obama administration knew about Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential election before ...

AzeezJune 3, 2017

Putin attacks Americans for Russia-Trump deal claims

Russian President Vladimir Putin has chided Americand over continued claims of a Russian deal with US President Donald Trump. In ...

AzeezMarch 5, 2017

“Tell Vladimir that after the election I’ll have more flexibility” | Trump taunts Obama

by Azeez Adeniyi President Donald Trump has again taunted Barack Obama on Sunday after the former President denied his phone ...

AzeezJanuary 28, 2017

A good relationship with Putin would be a great asset – Trump

US President, Donald Trump is hoping to have ‘a very fantastic relationship’ with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Trump said this during a joint ...

AzeezJanuary 27, 2017

US President Trump, Putin to hold first phone conversation

US President Donald Trump will hold a phone conversation with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin on Saturday. “I can confirm ...

ToluDecember 26, 2016

Who is Mevlut Mert Altintas – the policeman who shot Russia’s ambassador to Turkey?

“Don’t forget Aleppo. Don’t forget Syria. Unless our towns are secure, you won’t enjoy security. Only death can take me ...

AzeezDecember 14, 2016

‘Trump is second most powerful person in the world’

Forbes Magazine on Wednesday named Russia’s Vladimir Putin as world’s most powerful person 2016 for a fourth straight time. The ...

AzeezSeptember 13, 2016

Nigerian-born doctor says Hillary Clinton may have been poisoned

A Nigerian-born US doctor, Bennet Omalu has alleged that Democratic candidate at the forthcoming US Presidential might have been poisoned ...

Oreoluwa PetersAugust 14, 2016

From Rio to India here are the top 10 photos of the past week

From the inspirational stories at the on-going Olympics in Rio to India where Irom Sharmila ended her 16 year fast; here are ...

February 9, 2014

This video of gays and lesbians kissing passionately has gone viral (WATCH)

by Tutu Akinlabi The Sochi Winter Olympics is currently taking place in Russia and the discrimination against homosexuals has attracted ...

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