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Massive Storm Hits Southern California

Massive Storm Hits Southern California

Massive Storm Hits Southern California: One of the strongest storms in years pounded California on Friday, forcing the evacuation of hundreds of people from their homes, causing power outages and prompting flight delays and cancellations. Los Angeles fire officials said [...]

February 18, 2017 International
U.S. To Roll Out Another Travel Ban Next Week

U.S. To Roll Out Another Travel Ban Next Week – Trump

President Donald Trump says his administration will be rolling out a new set of immigration order on travels and refugees next week to replace the controversial one blocked by the courts. Trump, who made the announcement during a televised press [...]

February 17, 2017 International
Trump Confirms Phone Conversation With Buhari

Trump Spoke With Buhari, White House Confirms

The White House has confirmed that President Donald Trump spoke with President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday. In a readout of the phone conversation, the White House said: “President Donald J. Trump spoke this week with President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria [...]

February 16, 2017 International
President TRUMP Declares Ban On Muslims From Entering The US

Trump Status Update: Says Nothing About Speaking With Buhari

President Donald Trump today met with Canadian PM Trudeau. According to many Nigerian media outlets,he spoke with Presidents Buhari and Zuma today.However,he is yet to update.May be he will update it later right? [...]

February 14, 2017 International
President Muhammadu Buhari and US President Donald Trump

Trump Invites Buhari To Washington

The much awaited telephone conversation between President Muhammadu Buhari  and US President Donald Trump has taken place, with Buhari now in London, congratulating Trump on his ascendancy as US President. Trump in return invited Buhari to visit Washington at his [...]

February 14, 2017 International
donald-trump-a-travel ban

There’s no travel ban on Nigerians – US envoy

United States has said Nigerians will not be banned from entering the country contrary to speculations of many.   Trump had signed an executive order barring citizens from Syria, Iraq, Iran, Yemen, Libya, Somalia and Sudan from entering the country [...]

February 4, 2017 International
Trump Fires Attorney-General Over Refugee Order

Trump Fires Attorney-General Over Refugee Order

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday night fired acting Attorney-General Sally Yates for refusing to enforce Refugee Order designed to protect the citizens of the country. The White House announced the appointment of Dana Boente as the new acting Attorney-General. [...]

January 31, 2017 International
Immigration|Muslim Ban: Court Stops Trump

Immigration|Muslim Ban: Court Stops Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump’s ban on immigration by citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries ran into at least a temporary roadblock Saturday night, after a U.S. District judge in Brooklyn granted an emergency stay sought by immigrants’ rights lawyers. The judge’s [...]

January 29, 2017 International
President TRUMP Declares Ban On Muslims From Entering The US

President TRUMP Declares Ban On Muslims From Entering The US

Trump Just Declare Ban On Sharia Law. Do You Support This? There’s been so much debate over Donald Trump’s statement that the U.S. should ban all Muslims attempting to enter the country. We are going to look at one major [...]

January 28, 2017 International

BREAKING: Efforts To Save The Naira Have Crumbled. – IMF.

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says efforts to save the Nigerian currency, the Naira by rationing foreign exchange have gradually crumbled and added that the challenges around foreign exchange in Nigeria have pushed inflation to double digits in Africa’s largest economy. [...]

January 15, 2017 Economy, Finance, International
Emotional Video of Americans Speaking of Michelle Obama

WATCH Emotional Video of Americans Speaking of Michelle Obama Not Knowing She’s In The Other Room Listening

Americans love Michelle Obama, no doubt, and they got the chance to bid her farewell on the Jimmy Fallon Show. What they did not expect though was to have her come in from the other room. Michelle, who was in [...]

January 14, 2017 International
lawmakers in Turkey

Turkey Lawmakers Throw Punches In Parliament

On Wednesday, January 11, 2017 lawmakers in Turkey exchanged punches during a debate over constitutional amendments that would expand presidential powers. According to Turkish state news agency Anadolu, ‘the fight broke out on Wednesday shortly after opposition lawmaker Özgür Özel [...]

January 13, 2017 International
Buhari Severs Diplomatic Relations With Taiwan

Sucking Up To China: Buhari Severs Diplomatic Relations With Taiwan

Geoffrey Onyeama, the minister of foreign affairs, stated this while answering questions from newsmen after a joint news conference with the Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs in Abuja. The federal government of Nigeria on Wednesday, January 11, 2017 says she [...]

January 12, 2017 International

António Guterres: My Vision For The United Nations [MUST READ]

António Guterres, the new secretary general of the United States writes this eloquent opinion editorial setting the agenda for his time as the chief international diplomat.  When I was growing up reading history books as a young student, it seemed [...]

January 10, 2017 International
Mexican Grill

Woman Sues Restaurant For $2 Billion Over Unauthorised Use Of Her Photo

A California woman is suing the Mexican Grill, a popular restaurant in America, for $ 2 billion, and has accused the chain of using a photo of her dining at the restaurant in several promotional materials – without obtaining her [...]

January 8, 2017 International
Mariah Carey Starts Year On A Bad Note With Lip Syncing Fail

Mariah Carey Starts Year On A Bad Note With Lip Syncing Fail

Music Icon Mariah Carey was dealt a big blow during her New Year’s Eve performance in Times Square as she disappointed her fans who trooped out in their number to watch her perform her last show for 2016. Carey was [...]

January 2, 2017 International

George Michael dead: ‘heart failure’

Singer George Michael has died at his home at the age of 53. The star, who launched his career with Wham! in the 1980s and had huge success as a solo performer, “passed away peacefully” on Christmas Day in Goring, [...]

December 26, 2016 International
Pope Francis

This May Be Our Last Christmas Pope Says

Pope Francis told crowds in St. Peter’s Square that this Christmas might be the last one for humanity.  In a grim speech, the Pope said that the current chaotic state of the world marks the beginning of the “end times”, and [...]

December 25, 2016 International
Obama's Last Bill Favours Nigeria

Obama’s Last Bill Favours Nigeria

The United states had issued a new bill into law to address the threat posed by Boko Haram terrorists in the North-East. According to an analysis of factors that have helped Boko Haram fester and recruit must come to grips [...]

December 23, 2016 International

U.S. Gives Buhari 45 Days To Release This Political Prisoner

The United States of America has called on President Buhari to desist from human right abuses. The USA made the call following the release of a white paper by the Kaduna State government on the clash that happened between the [...]

December 23, 2016 International
James Onanefe Ibori

UK Govt Demands £18m From Ibori Before Returning To Nigeria

James Onanefe Ibori, former Delta state governor who was released from a UK prison today is still facing two obstacles before he can return to Nigeria. He must face a deportation hearing and then also pay £18 million to the [...]

December 23, 2016 International
Donald Trump

Donald Trump Attacks Bill Clinton Over ‘He Doesn’t Know Much’ [TWEETS]

President-elect Donald Trump mocked Bill Clinton on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 after the former president said Trump “doesn’t know much” in an interview with a local paper. “Bill Clinton stated that I called him after the election. Wrong, he called me [...]

December 22, 2016 International
Ibori released

Breaking News: James Ibori released [PICTURES]

Former governor of Delta State, Chief James Onanefe Ibori has been released from prison. He was released a few minutes past noon upon a court order. His media aide, Mr. Tony Elumenor confirmed the release. Ibori was sentenced by a [...]

December 21, 2016 International

Raw Video of Russian Ambassador’s Assassination by Man Shouting “Allahu Akbar” (Graphic: Viewer Discretion)

The Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov was shot while attending the opening of an art gallery exhibition in the capitol. Watch the chilling video from the scene above. Karlov is in critical condition at a Turkish hospital. The man, [...]

December 20, 2016 International
Donald Trump

Here’s Why Trump May No Longer Be Sworn In As US President Next Month, [Must Read]

For Anti-Trump supporters, there is still some glimmer of hope that president-elect Donald Trump won't be sworn in as president of the United States come January 2017 due to today's Electoral College votes. In the recently concluded U.S Presidential election, [...]

December 19, 2016 International

Leave us alone, MMM founder, Sergey Mavrodi writes Nigerian bloggers, journalists

Irked by what he described as bad press against the wonder-bank, Mavrodi Mundial Movement, MMM, its founder, Sergey Mavrodi, has written an open letter to Nigerian journalists, “analysts” and all kinds of “experts” who according to him are guilty of [...]

December 18, 2016 International, What Te Papers Say
Donald Trump

Again, Donald Trump Attacks Nigeria, Insist – I Still Have To Deal With Buhari By January

President-elect of the United States of America,Donald Trump has once again uttered shocking sentiments towards some of the African Presidents whom he once gave a warning that he would severely ‘deal’ with them during his campaign, iMzansi reports. During a [...]

December 6, 2016 International
Professor Wole Soyinka

Wole Soyinka Fulfills Promise, Returns to Nigeria, Destroys US Green Card

Nigerian Nobel prize-winning author Wole Soyinka said Thursday he has fulfilled his pledge to throw away his US residency green card and leave the country if Donald Trump won the presidential election. Shortly before the vote, Soyinka had vowed to [...]

December 2, 2016 International

WATCH: Incredible GIF Of President Obama Ages In Less Than A Minute

GIF Of President Obama: Being president sure does take a toll. A new animated GIF put together by the team at, a health news website currently in development, shows President Barack Obama from childhood through today. But of all [...]

December 1, 2016 International
World Bank

Achebe Center Writes World Bank In Move To Block Buhari’s $29.9 Billion Loan Bid

The Chinua Achebe Center for Leadership and Development, CACLD, has advised the World Bank not to grant the $29.9 billion loan being requested by the Muhammadu Buhari-led government of Nigeria. It warned against granting the loan request in a letter [...]

November 21, 2016 International

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