Home Topics America

America

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, yesterday disagreed on some policies of the Federal Government, including subsidy, anti-corruption war and the economy.

Lessons of the vice presidential candidates’ debate

These valid statements, in my mind, summarize the true state of the Nigerian situation, from which all our leaders should pick some valuable lessons.

Texas judge rules Obamacare illegal

A U.S. federal judge in Texas ruled Friday that the health care law known as Obamacare is unconstitutional — a ruling that excited President Donald Trump, but which opposition Democrats vowed to appeal.
Apple will produce a new animated series starring Snoopy and the Peanuts gang, created by the late American cartoonist Charles Schulz, for its video platform, a source close to the deal said Friday, confirming press reports.

Apple to roll out new Snoopy and Peanuts cartoon series

Apple will produce a new animated series starring Snoopy and the Peanuts gang, created by the late American cartoonist Charles Schulz, for its video platform, a source close to the deal said Friday, confirming press reports.

PDP: Federal government plotting to rig with illegal polling centres in Chad, Niger

The Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) Presidential Campaign Organisation (PCO) has condemned an alleged plot by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Muhammadu Buhari’s presidency to rig the 2019 general elections by creating illegal polling centres in Chad and Niger Republic.

John Bolton: US to counter China, Russia influence in Africa

U.S. National Security Adviser, John Bolton, has said his country plans to counter the rapidly expanding economic and political influence of China and Russia in Africa.
President Donald Trump speaks during his meeting to discuss potential damage from Hurricane Michael, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais-Associated Press)

Donald Trump denies directing jailed Michael Cohen to break law

Donald Trump on Thursday denied directing his ex-lawyer Michael Cohen to break the law after the US president’s longtime close ally was sentenced to three years for campaign finance violations and other crimes.
National Hospital, Abuja, on Thursday, inaugurated an executive wing to cater for the health needs of Very Important Personalities (VIPs)

National Hospital inaugurates executive wing

National Hospital, Abuja, on Thursday, inaugurated an executive wing to cater for the health needs of Very Important Personalities (VIPs).
Barcelona

Barcelona backtracks on next month’s La Liga Miami match

La Liga’s plans to stage a match in the US next month have been derailed after Barcelona, who were scheduled to play Girona in Miami, withdrew their support for the game on Monday following a board meeting.
Sundar Pichai

Sundar Pichai: Google has ‘checks and balances’ against political bias

Google chief executive Sundar Pichai said Monday that the internet giant steers clear of “political bias,” arguing that this is a core principle of its business to maintain the trust of users.
Abiola Ajimobi

Abiola Ajimobi calls for state police

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has called for the establishment of state police to curb crime in the country.

Ex-Gambian President Yahya Jammeh blocked from entering US

The US State Department has barred former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh and members of his immediate family from entry into the United States.
United Nations UN

United Nations meeting adopts migration pact despite withdrawals

A United Nations conference adopted a migration pact in front of leaders and representatives from around 150 countries in Morocco on Monday, despite a string of withdrawals driven by anti-immigrant populism.

France tells Donald Trump to stop meddling in its affairs

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian asks Donald Trump to stop meddling in French affairs after the US President criticised France in two tweets following riots in Paris
River Plate Copa Libertadores Champions . Getty Images

River Plate beat Boca Juniors to snatch Copa Libertadores glory in Madrid

River Plate battle back to beat arch Argentine rivals Boca Juniors 3-1 in extra-time in an unforgettable and unique Copa Libertadores final match second leg played in Madrid
US President Donald Trump has accused Saudi Arabia of lying about the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, his strongest comments to date on the affair as pressure builds on the administration to strike a tougher line.

Donald Trump to face impeachment, jail time over hush money

US President Donald Trump could face impeachment and jail time if hush money payments reported by his former lawyer are proven to be campaign finance violations, Democratic lawmakers say

ITU: 3.9 billion people to use internet by end of 2018

International Telecommunications Union (ITU) estimates that at the end of 2018, 51.2 per cent of the global population, or 3.9 billion people, will be using the Internet, according to its latest 2018 global and regional ICT estimates

NAF graduates 769 UK-trained special forces

Determined to rout terrorist group, Boko Haram in the North-east, the Nigerian Air Force yesterday graduated 769 special forces trained in partnership with the British Military Advisory Training Team (BMATT).
China's nationalist tabloid Global Times called Meng's arrest a 'rogue' move [ Alexander Bibik-Reuters]

Anger in China over arrest of Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou in Canada

Chinese state-run media on Friday condemned the arrest in Canada of a top executive of telecoms giant Huawei on a US extradition request as a "despicable rogue's approach" to contain China's high-tech ambitions.

Recent Stories

Eagles forward Samuel Kalu (right) battles Percy Tau of South Africa PIX KABIRU ABUBAKAR

Moses Simon: Samuel Kalu, Samuel Chukwueze competition great for Super Eagles

Moses Simon has said he welcomes the stiff competition Samuel Kalu and Samuel Chukwueze will bring to the Super Eagles.
Abuja 2018 National Sport Festival 100 metres deaf athletics gold medalist Assurance Omoria has vowed to win a medal in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

National Sports Festival: 100 metres deaf gold winner plans to build personal house

Abuja 2018 National Sport Festival 100m deaf athletics gold medalist Assurance Omoria has vowed to win a medal in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Ali Ndume urges colleagues not to boycott 2019 budget presentation

Sen. Ali Ndume (APC, Borno South) has pleaded with his colleagues in the Senate and House of Representatives not to boycott the 2019 Budget presentation by President Muhammadu Buhari.
yemi osinbajo

VP debate: APC’s foreign policy will remain economy, security – Yemi Osinbajo

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday, said that the foreign policy of the All Progressives Congress would remain the economy and security.
Henri Konan Bédié

Ivory Coast’s opposition chief Henri Bedie seeks alliance for election

The head of Ivory Coast's main opposition party, Henri Konan Bedie, has announced that ousted president Laurent Gbagbo would back a party alliance to fight the next presidential election.