Category: World politics

US celebrates 246 Independence Anniversary

As the United States celebrates 246 years of independence this year, we take time to recognize the key pillars of democracy, the United States Ambassador to Nigeria,...

Stacey Abrams’s Campaign Responds After Gubernatorial Candidate Poses Maskless With Masked Children

The Epoch Times The campaign of Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams responded on Feb. 6 after rivals denounced the Democrat for posing maskless in a room full...

Boric elected as youngest-ever president of chile

The streets of Santiago erupted in celebration Sunday after leftist millennial Gabriel Boric became Chile’s youngest-ever president-elect with an unexpectedly large...

The Gambia: Darboe’s supporters in huge protest, dispute Barrow’s victory

Thousands of The Gambian citizens have taken to the streets in protest after the December 4 presidential election result. The election, contested by six candidates, was...

Gambia quintessential ‘People’s President wins a second Tenure-Bello congratulates Adama

Gambia quintessential ‘People’s President wins a second Tenure-Bello congratulates Adama By Tom Garba, Yola The breaking news of reelecting President Adama Barrow,...

Adama Barrow re-elected The Gambia President

Incumbent President of The Gambia, Adama Barrow, has won the country’s presidential election held on Saturday. Barrow, who contested the election under the flagship of...

What Buhari read to the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly

Address By His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, President Of The Federal Republic Of Nigeria At The General Debate Of The 76th Session Of United Nations General Assembly In...

New York’s first female governor Kathy Hochul sworn in

Kathy Hochul became the first female governor of New York at the stroke of midnight Tuesday, taking control of a state government desperate to get back to business after...

NIGERIAN AMBASSADOR TO CZECH REPUBLIC, KEVIN PETER, VISITS AMBASSADOR, HAMID BOUKRIF OF ALGERIA, CALLS FOR AFRICAN BROTHERHOOD.

As he awaits the official ceremony of the presentation of the letter of credence to the President of Czech Republic, Melos Zeman, the Ambassador of Nigeria to Czech,...

AMB KEVIN VISITS TUNISIA AMBASSADOR YORSA, DISCUSS AREAS OF MUTUAL INTEREST

The Ambassador of Nigeria to Czech Republic, His Excellency, Kevin Peter has continued to win more friends for Nigeria during his tour of duty in Prague. In one of his...

Britain’s Karim Khan sworn in as new ICC prosecutor

Britain’s Karim Khan was sworn on Wednesday as the new prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, facing huge challenges, including investigations into the...

Chinese rocket’s debris may hit Abuja today

There is a tiny chance that the debris from a Chinese rocket could hit Abuja on Sunday (today) Citing experts and officials, NBC, an American news platform, said a piece...

Tanzania swears in first female president after Magufuli’s death

Tanzania’s Samia Suluhu Hassan was on Friday sworn in as the country’s first female president after the sudden death of John Magufuli from an illness shrouded in...

Biden, Harris, others arrive Capitol for inauguration

President-elect Joe Biden has arrived at the US Capitol where he would be sworn-in as the 46th US President. He was in company with his wife Jill Biden.

Uganda’s Museveni wins sixth term in office

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has won a sixth term in office with 58.6 percent of the vote, in an election disputed by his main rival Bobi Wine who trailed with 34.8...

CLOSE-UP: Bobi Wine, Ugandan reggae star seeking to end Museveni’s 35-year reign

Out of the blue, we have seen entertainers morph into politicians and take on key government offices. Yet, what sets aside Bobi Wine, a Ugandan reggae vocalist vying for...

US Reps impeach Trump over Capitol Hill invasion

Just seven days to the inauguration of a new administration, the President of the United States, Donald Trump, was impeached on Wednesday. With the development, Trump...

Twitter loses $5bn, shares down 12% since Trump ban

The ban could spark fury from Trump supporters on Twitter, risking loss in number of its users, say analysts Twitter’s stock price was down as much as 12.3% on Monday...

More knocks as YouTube suspends Trump’s channel

More knocks appear coming the way of US President, Donald Trump, as Google-owned YouTube temporarily suspended his channel. The media platform, as gathered, also removed...

Uganda shuts down social media — 48 hours to presidential election

The Ugandan authorities have ordered a shutdown of social media ahead of the country’s presidential poll. The election is scheduled for January 14, 2021. According to...

I won’t attend Biden’s inauguration, says Trump

US President Donald Trump on Friday said he will not attend the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden on January 20, 2021. He said this a day after Biden’s...

Over 30 US reps call for Trump’s impeachment, two weeks to tenure end

Thirty-seven members of the United States House of Representatives have indicated interest in an article seeking to impeach President Donald Trump. The article, whose...

COVID-19: UK pledges £47m aid to Nigeria, eight countries

United Kingdom is releasing £47 million in aid to provide food, nutrition, water and shelter for vulnerable families in nine countries and regions. It said £7m of the...

US election: Get tough, Trump tells Republicans

US President Donald Trump has urged members of the Republican Party to ‘get tough’. He stated this on Friday via his official Twitter handle. “Get tough...

I’m honoured you chose me, Biden thanks Americans

Democrat candidate, Joe Biden, has thanked Americans for the honour to “lead our great country”. An excited Biden tweeted on Saturday evening (Nigerian time), saying...

Biden’s election: It’s victory of good over evil, says Obasanjo

…congratulates new US president, VP Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Saturday, congratulated Democrat Joe Biden and his running mate, Kamala Harris over...

Trump rejects Biden’s victory

United States President, Donald Trump, has rejected the victory of the President-elect, Joe Biden. Trump said this in a statement shortly after the media projected the...

What is Electoral College? How does it work, what is its role in the 2020 US elections

Everything you need to know about how the 2020 US electoral system works In the US election, Americans vote for candidates called ‘electors’ in their state...

Biden overtakes Trump with 917 votes in Georgia

Joe Biden, presidential candidate of the Democratic Party, has taken the lead in the state of Georgia in the United States. US President Donald Trump was leading in the...

You can’t stop vote counting, Biden team replies Trump

Joe Biden’s White House campaign slammed President Donald Trump’s threat to try to stop the election vote count as “outrageous” early Wednesday, saying its legal...

US election: Trump hails parade in Nigeria, says ‘great honour’

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday hailed a parade by his supporters in Nigeria, describing it as a great honour. Trump made this known when he shared a video of the...

US election: Oregon gov declares state of emergency

This year has brought a barrage of emergencies across the country that have required the National Guard—the coronavirus pandemic, hurricanes, wildfires and a wave of...

US election: Trump dismisses ‘fake’ polls, says I’m going to win

….Biden says, time to end the ‘chaos’ President Donald Trump entered his final day of campaigning for reelection Monday by dismissing polls that show him...

US Election: Read the 9 Nigerians contesting in Tuesday’s elections

No fewer than nine Nigerian Americans are on the ballot in Tuesday’s general elections in the United States, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Running mostly...

Trump will win US presidential election, says Bayelsa prophet 

….Nigeria will never disintegrate – Clement A popular Bayelsa State-based Evangelist and Prophetess, Justina Clement, has predicted a landslide victory for...

WTO: I’m positive despite US opposition, says Okonjo-Iweala

Former Nigerian Finance Minister, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, says she remains positive of becoming the first African and first female director-general of the World Trade...

WTO: 79 countries endorse Okonjo-Iweala’s candidacy

Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala voiced confidence on Friday in her quest to lead the crisis-wracked World Trade Organisation after all of Africa backed her candidacy,...

Trump suspends campaign schedule after contracting COVID-19

US President Donald Trump said Friday he had tested positive for Covid-19 and would quarantine inside the White House during his recovery, cancelling upcoming...

Hollywood:Sylvester Stallone’s mother dies at 98

Mother of Hollywood’s famous actor Sylvester Stallone is dead. However, the exact circumstances surrounding the death of Jackie Stallone, the famed celebrity...

Why Trump could possibly end up “behind bars” if he loses

When former Special Counsel Robert Mueller testified before Congress in July 2019, he noted that the U.S. Department of Justice has a longstanding policy against...

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