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US sends missiles, warship to the Gulf as tension rises with Iran

The United States is deploying an amphibious assault ship and a Patriot missile battery to bolster an aircraft carrier and B-52 bombers already sent to the Gulf, ratcheting up pressure Saturday on archfoe Iran.
The US government has approved the deployment of a Patriot missile defence battery and another war ship to the Middle East amid increasing tensions between the US and Iran.

US sends Patriot missiles, war ship to Middle East to deter Iran

The US government has approved the deployment of a Patriot missile defence battery and another war ship to the Middle East amid increasing tensions between the US and Iran.
Fola Ojo

Kidnapping: The thing speaks for itself

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the US President in tough times. The Great Depression and World War II were harrowing events that could have mowed Americans down to the rubble. But, the 32nd President successfully pulled the country to safety and succour. There is none in American history granted more frequent access to sit in the Oval Office as President Roosevelt.
Jimi Agbaje

Jimi Agbaje: I want to inspire new generation of Lagosians

Jimi Agbaje, the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Lagos State, has described as unacceptable, the dearth of mentors and other instruments that necessarily and positively inspire young people.

Senator Ekweremadu: Blame our past leaders for Nigeria’s problems

Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, said, Friday, that Nigeria’s leaders over the years should be blamed and held responsible for the nation’s many problems associated with the nation’s diversity.

Donald Trump ranks worst US President in poll

President Donald Trump has been ranked as the worst U.S. President in history in a Presidents’ Day poll of political scientists that ranked all 44 of the people who have served as U.S. president.

Court orders probe of demolition of Patience Jonathan’s properties in Abuja

The Federal High Court, Abuja, yesterday ordered investigation into the alleged demolition of an Abuja property linked to former First Lady, Patience Jonathan.

Senator Akpabio celebrates Christmas with prisons inmates

The Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, visited the Ikot Ekpene Prisons, Akwa Ibom State, on Monday, to celebrate the Christmas with the inmates.

Christmas: Commit yourself to politics of ideas by telling stories of love, unity –...

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has called on the people of the state to commit themselves to politics of ideas at Christmas, and in 2018 by telling a story of love and unity that reflects the collective dream as co-owners of the state.

2019: I’m not afraid of Buhari – Atiku

Following his resignation from the ruling All Progressives Party (APC), former Vice-President, Atiku Abubakar, has boasted he is not afraid to confront President Muhammadu Buhari at the polls, even as he denied insinuations that he wanted to be the president of the country at all costs.

I will definitely beat President Buhari in 2019 – Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar

‘Our youths are suffering terribly and now they are being sold into slavery. Everyone knows my track record of inviting and attracting a good team and giving them the opportunity to work professionally. Nigerians are tired of leaders who cannot think big and work big. Dele, I will be ready from day one…”

US author George Saunders wins Man Booker Prize 2017

George Saunders has won the prestigious Man Booker Prize for fiction with his first novel, Lincoln In The Bardo.

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SERAP fumes over ‘repressive’ National Assembly media accreditation guidelines

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Ex-Enyimba coach drags club over alleged N3.45 million debt

Former Coach of Enyimba International F.C., Samson Unuanel, on Tuesday dragged the club before the National Industrial Court, Abuja, over alleged unpaid N3.450 million, being the balance of his sign-on-fee
A pedestrian walks past a Huawei product stand at an EE telecommunications shop in central London on April 29, 2019. – British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has urged caution over the role of China’s Huawei in the UK, saying the government should think carefully before opening its doors to the technology giant to develop next-generation 5G mobile networks. His comments come after Prime Minister Theresa May conditionally allowed China’s Huawei to build the UK 5G network, information that was leaked to a newspaper from top secret discussions between senior ministers and security officials, a leak that has caused a scandal that has rocked Britain’s splintered government. (Photo by Tolga Akmen / various sources / AFP)

Huawei accuses US of bullying

Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei called itself the victim of U.S. “bullying” on Tuesday and said it was working with Google to counter trade restrictions imposed by Washington last week, a senior Huawei executive said.

Man docked for cultism, possession of firearm

The Police in Lagos on Tuesday docked a man, Toheeb Olapade, 26, at an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court, with charges of unlawful possession of a firearm and being a member of a secret cult.