Tag: Washington

EditorOctober 22, 2017

[The Activism Blog] US rates NAPTIP high in combating human trafficking

The effort of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) to put an end to human ...

Adegbite AdedotunSeptember 12, 2017

McCain continues cancer treatment in Washington

To ensure active delivery of his constitutional duties, Sen. John McCain will undergo treatment for brain cancer in the Washington ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 12, 2017

Donald Trump and Xi Jinping discuss Korean Peninsula in a phone call

As part of efforts to ensure a Korean Peninsula free of nuclear weapons, U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi ...

EditorAugust 10, 2017

Russian fighter jet flies over Washington, New Jersey

According to familiar sources, as part of a longstanding treaty that allows the militaries of the United States and Russia ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 20, 2017

Police find 2 out of 6 African teens who went missing from robotics competition

Two of the six teenage members of the Burundi robotics team who went missing from Washington this week have crossed ...

ItunuoluwaJune 23, 2017

Wyclef Jean says Trump has utilized his most powerful weapon

In the wake of President Trump’s travel ban being rejected by the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals, Grammy award winning ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 15, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: This government won’t take hate speeches lightly – Osinbajo | Nigeria not worth dying for – Policemen say | More stories

From the papers, a tracklist. Nigeria not worth dying for – Policemen say – YNaija This government won’t take hate ...

RoqeebahJune 11, 2017

Thought Experiment: What would American students do if they had to live the hell of LAUTECH students?

We all know one of the most tender pressure points in the land of the free (a.k.a America) is Race. ...

ItunuoluwaMay 2, 2017

“He’s a very decent guy” | Trump sticks by Bannon

by Itunuoluwa Adebo President Donald Trump on Monday  has dismissed  reports that his administration is rife with discord, saying he ...

ItunuoluwaMarch 28, 2017

First Lady Melania Trump to serve as special guest at State Department Ceremony

by Itunuoluwa Adebo The first lady of the US Melania Trump will travel to Washington this week, where she will ...

AzeezJanuary 26, 2017

“Don’t visit Washington, if you won’t pay for the wall” | Trump tells Mexican President

US President Donald Trump on Thursday told Mexico’s President Enrique Pena Nieto to cancel his trip to Washington if he ...

AzeezJanuary 22, 2017

I have thought about blowing up the White House – Madonna (WATCH)

American singer, Madonna has said she once taught of blowing up the White House, the residence of US President, Donald ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 12, 2017

Opinion: As Obama readies to bow out

  by Jideofor Adibe Barrack Obama, the 44th President of the United States and the first African-American to hold the ...

ToluNovember 18, 2016

Celebrity Luxury Apartments: The Obamas will live in this $5.3million mansion after the White House

President Obama and his family will not be too far from the White House as they will be resuming their ...

Janeth JJuly 22, 2015

Buhari says politicians involved in illegal oil deals will be prosecuted

President Muhammadu Buhari has said the federal government is looking into evidences that would lead to the arrest and prosecution of ...

Op-Ed EditorJuly 22, 2015

Chidi Amuta: Time out for Nigeria in Washington

by Chidi Amuta  Therefore, beyond the diplomatic niceties and backslapping that will feature in Washington, there are clear expectations on ...

Op-Ed EditorJuly 22, 2015

Opinion: President Buhari and our American frenemies

by Obadiah Mailafia The Goodluck Jonathan years marked the lowest ebb in our relations. In 2013 the Americans, partly for ...

Kolapo OlapojuJuly 20, 2015

Buhari makes grand arrival in Washington (PHOTOS)

President Muhammadu Buhari arrived the Joint Base Andrews Airport, Washington DC, on his four-day official visit to the United States on ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 22, 2014

D’banj performs and gives ‘Believe in yourself’ speech in Washington (VIDEO)

by Kolapo Olapoju D’banj was recently in Washington, US, to speak at the TEDxWBG conference, which had ‘ending poverty’ as its ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 10, 2014

@NOIweala named African Finance Minister of the year

by Tunji Andrews   The Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on Friday bagged the African Finance Minister of the ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 13, 2014

“Bomb on Board” || Flight passenger arrested over WiFi name

by Damilola Jagun A passenger aboard a Southwest Airline flight was arrested at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Washington after naming ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 5, 2014

Did you see Nigerians in America ‘hailing’ GEJ yesterday? (LOOK)

by Kolapo Olapoju   Hailing must have another meaning we don’t know about. We hear Nigerians in the United States ...

writerAugust 3, 2014

Jonathan aides to be screened for Ebola, as they arrive America tomorrow [DETAILS]

by Kolapo Olapoju The United States government says it will conduct Ebola virus screening on some of the attending participants ...

writerAugust 1, 2014

D’banj goes to Washington! Singer to meet Obama officials, members of congress, others [DETAILS]

by Kolapo Olapoju D’banj, Femi Kuti and Yaya Toure will lead some of Africa’s biggest stars to Washington D.C. 4-7 ...

March 23, 2014

Femi Fani-Kayode: 12 years a slave and the case for reparations

by Femi Fani-Kayode It is incumbent on us all to stand up for the weak, the vulnerable, the terrorised, the ...

February 27, 2014

Nigerian stowaway found dead under plane in the U.S

by ‘Jola Sotubo The stowaway trend which was started in Nigeria last year seems to have made a mild reappearance ...

February 24, 2014

Anti-gay law: Ugandan president approves life imprisonment for homosexuals

by Oge Okonkwo Uganda’s president, Yoweri Museveni has signed a new law which imposes harsh penalties on gay people on Monday, ...

January 22, 2014

Opinion: How do Nigerian feel about the sting of injustice?

by Mayowa Okekale How every Nigerian would feel about the scourge of injustice should be the major concern of our ...

October 5, 2013

SHOCKING: Man sets himself on fire in park, DNA test needed to identify him (Viewer Discretion)

    The gasoline-soaked man who set himself ablaze on the National Mall died hours later from his horrific injuries, ...

July 24, 2013

Tragic news: Bodies of 2 teenage girls found after daring jump into river

Two teenage girls died yesterday after jumping into a notoriously dangerous river. They are thought to have leapt up to ...

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