WORLD AFFAIRS

Election Post-mortem: Campbell as Past Tense

Election Post-mortem: Campbell as Past Tense

By Richard Murphy Who else is an expert in Nigeria and Nigerian affairs if not former United States (U.S.) Ambassador to Nigeria, John Campbell? He also happens to be the go-to person for those that are desirous of setting the country ablaze. After all, Campbell happens to have the credibility as a onetime diplomat in […]

Full Text Of Senator Ameh Ebute’s Letter To Donald Trump Over US Report On State Of Corruption, Killings In Nigeria

Full Text Of Senator Ameh Ebute’s Letter To Donald Trump Over US Report On State Of Corruption, Killings In Nigeria

Former Senate President, Chief Ameh Ebute has written the United States President, Donald Trump over the recent report by US Department of State titled, “2018 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices.” In the report, wherein the American Government  accused the FGN and state agents, particularly, the Nigerian military of  arbitrary and unlawful killings and an […]

Wike: Protest Breaks Out In London Over Alleged $1million Bribe To UK Embassy’s Officials In Nigeria

Wike: Protest Breaks Out In London Over Alleged $1million Bribe To UK Embassy’s Officials In Nigeria

Chris Steven, Abuja Some concerned Britons have demanded the resignation of the country’s High Commissioner to Nigeria and other consulate officials alleged to have taken bribes during an election that held in Nigeria . Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State reportedly traded $1 million kickbacks to the British diplomats in exchange of false and misleading […]

Malawi flooding death toll rises to 56, braced for Cyclone Idai

Malawi flooding death toll rises to 56, braced for Cyclone Idai

The number of people killed in floods in southern Malawi has risen to 56, an official said on Wednesday (March 13), with the country now also on alert for an approaching tropical cyclone. Almost 83,000 people have been displaced by since storms that began more than a week ago caused rivers to break their banks, […]

Ethiopian Airlines flight crashes, killing 157

Ethiopian Airlines flight crashes, killing 157

An Ethiopian Airlines passenger jet bound for Nairobi crashed minutes after take-off on Sunday (March 10), killing all 157 people on board and raising questions about the safety of the Boeing 737 MAX 8, a new model that also crashed in Indonesia in October. Sunday’s flight left Bole airport in Addis Ababa at 8:38 a.m. […]

Huawei Launches Lawsuit Against The U.S.

Huawei Launches Lawsuit Against The U.S.

Chinese telecoms tech maker Huawei sues the U.S. government saying a law that limits its U.S. business is unconstitutional. It’s the company’s latest shot back at a U.S. campaign to close it out of global markets. China’s Huawei launched a lawsuit against the U.S. government on Thursday. It’s the latest volley in an escalating dispute […]

Zuckerberg says Facebook’s future is ‘privacy-focused’

Zuckerberg says Facebook’s future is ‘privacy-focused’

Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday said the company would encrypt conversations on more of its messaging services and make them compatible, the latest sign that the world’s biggest social network sees its future in intimate online chats. Havovi Cooper reports. Mark Zuckerberg says he’s putting privacy first In a major shift Wednesday […]

Somali Hotel Suicide Bomb Kills At Least 29

Somali Hotel Suicide Bomb Kills At Least 29

A suicide-bomb attack on a hotel in Mogadishu has killed at least 29 people, and injured more than 80. Security forces are still trying to dislodge the Al Shabaab militants from a nearby building. The aftermath of a suicide-bomb attack on a hotel in Mogadishu. The Al Shabaab militants who struck then decamped to a […]

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