Trump’s Impeachment: What Can Nigeria Learn?

It was announced 18th December that the 45th President of the United States, President Donald J. Trump has been impeached by the American House of Representatives. It was news heard around the world because it had been a long time coming. After Trump asked Ukraine to look into the affairs of his political rival, former […]

American Embassy Apologises To Stranded Nigerian Visa Applicants

Dayo Emmanuel The American Embassy in Abuja has apologised to thousands of Nigerian visa applicants over the closure of its centres in Abuja and Lagos. In a statement issued on Monday, the Embassy regrets thousands of applicants from Nigeria would not be attended to due to the government shutdown in the United States. “Due to […]

U.S.First Lady Shuns Nigeria On Visit To Africa

Tayo Olanipekun U.S.First Lady, Melania Trump, has announced the stops she will make during her upcoming visit to Africa. Mrs. Trump said she will travel the first week of October to Ghana, Malawi, Kenya, and Egypt,leaving out the most populous African country,Nigeria. She made the announcement in her remarks delivered Wednesday during a reception she […]

Trump Cancels Much Anticipated Summit With North Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday called off a planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, even after North Korea had followed through on a pledge to blow up tunnels at its nuclear test site. Referring to a scheduled June 12 meeting with Kim in Singapore, Trump said in a letter to the […]

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Boko Haram: BBOG Campaigner, U.S. Rep Insists Trump Lacks Compassion

The Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) campaigner and United States Congresswoman, Frederica Wilson, has  maintained that President Donald Trump’s condolence call to the widow of Sergeant David Johnson who died in a Boko Haram ambush in Niger last week, Myeshia, showed lack of compassion. Wilson, in a statement Wednesday night, said despite Trump’s criticism of […]

Escaped Chibok girls applaud Trump in White House

Joy Bishara and Lydia Pogu, two of the Chibok schoolgirls, who escaped from Boko Haram captivity in 2014, read a letter applauding U.S. President Donald Trump during a recent visit to the White House. President Donald J. Trump and Presidential Assistant Ivanka Trump welcome Chibok schoolgirls Joy Bishara and Lydia Pogu, who along with more […]

Poor people should not be in charge of economy – Trump

President Donald Trump said he wouldn’t want a poor person in charge of the economy, as he defended his cabinet, which is thought to be the wealthiest in the country’s history. “Somebody said, ‘Why did you appoint a rich person to be in charge of the economy?’” he told supporters at rally in Iowa. “So […]

Trump speaks with Buhari on telephone, to help Nigeria combat terrorism

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday spoke with his United States of America’s counterpart, Donald Trump, on telephone, with the two leaders discussing ways to improve collaboration in the fight against terrorism. The Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), Mr. Femi Adesina, in a statement said Trump also invited Buhari to Washington “at a […]

Buhari, world leaders congratulate US, Trump

Dayo Emmanuel President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated United States’ President-Elect Mr. Donald Trump who emerged winner of the presidential election yesterday. In a statement from the Presidency, President Buhari  said, “As Mr. Trump prepares to assume the position of the President of the United States, I extend my good wishes to you on the onerous […]