Buhari Backs Victor Giadom As Acting National Chairman of APC

Buhari Backs Victor Giadom As Acting National Chairman of APC

Following a series of confusion that has rocked the APC in the last few weeks, President Muhammadu Buhari has finally approved Victor Giadom as Acting National Chairman of APC. In a series of tweets by the Spokesperson to the President, President Muhammadu Buhari, the president says the law is on the side of Victor Giadom. […]

Bolton says Trump unfit for office as book alleges sweeping misdeeds

Bolton says Trump unfit for office as book alleges sweeping misdeeds

Donald Trump’s former national security adviser John Bolton said the U.S. president is unfit for office, according to interview excerpts released on Thursday (June 18) after portions of the top aide’s upcoming book revealed a withering portrayal of his ex-boss. “I don’t think he’s fit for office,” Bolton told ABC News in an interview. “I […]

Pupils back in school by September, says British PM Johnson

Pupils back in school by September, says British PM Johnson

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday (June 19) said he expects all school children to return to class by September. Schools were shut in March to most children, as part of a nationwide lockdown to slow the spread of COVID-19. Speaking on a school visit in Hemel Hempstead, where pupils sang the prime minister […]

Obaseki Officially Join PDP

Obaseki Officially Join PDP

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has formally joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) This development is coming a few days after he resigned membership of his former party, the All Progressives Congress, APC. He was received by the leadership of the party led by the state Chairman of the PDP, Hon Tony Aziegbemi. He […]

Trump renews threat to cut ties with Beijing

Trump renews threat to cut ties with Beijing

The U.S. president contradicted his own trade ambassador’s stance, and relations between the world’s two largest economies are at their lowest point in years. This report produced by Zachary Goelman. China said on Friday that any decision by Washington to arbitrarily cut economic ties with Beijing would not be realistic or wise, responding to renewed […]

The Academy Postpones Oscars 2021 By Two Months

The Academy Postpones Oscars 2021 By Two Months

The Oscars has announced the postponement by eight weeks, April 25 next years awards after the coronavirus pandemic shuttered film theatres and wreaked havoc on Hollywood’s release calendar, the Academy said Monday. With many studio blockbusters and indie arthouse films forced to push back their release dates until theatres reopen, the cut-off date for Oscar-eligible […]

Broadcaster, Dan Foster Reportedly Dies Of COVID-19

Broadcaster, Dan Foster Reportedly Dies Of COVID-19

News reaching us has it that popular Nigerian-American broadcaster, Dan Foster reportedly dies of COVID-19. His sojourn in the Nigerian broadcast industry began when he relocated to Nigeria in 2000 and immediately joined Cool FM where he worked for nine years. He left in 2009 to join Erastus Akingbola’s Inspiration FM and reportedly became the […]

U.S ambassador to Senegal condemns death of George Floyd

U.S ambassador to Senegal condemns death of George Floyd

The U.S. ambassador to Senegal called the death of George Floyd a ”serious breach” of American ideals on Wednesday (June 10) after receiving a letter of condemnation from a local African-U.S. solidarity group. ”This death reminds us of the global responsibility in terms of the defence of human rights and the need for all law […]

Pandemic accelerating in Africa, test kits needed, WHO says

Pandemic accelerating in Africa, test kits needed, WHO says

The coronavirus pandemic is accelerating in Africa, spreading to the hinterland from capital cities where it arrived with travellers, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday (June 11). But the WHO said there was no indication that severe cases and deaths were being missed, nor has the virus caused significant infections in refugee camps […]