Abuja US Embassy suspends operations

Abuja US Embassy suspends operations

Chris Steven, Abuja  The Embassy of the United States of America (USA) in Abuja says it suspends regular services for visa and American Citizen Services due to reasons beyond its control. “Due to reasons beyond our control we are temporarily unable to provide regular services for visa and American Citizen Services in Abuja, but other […]

Egypt security forces thwart church bombing

Egypt security forces thwart church bombing

Egyptian security forces thwarted a suicide bomb attack on a church just outside of Cairo, state television said on Saturday (August 11). A militant wearing a suicide vest was prevented from approaching a church in Qalyubiyah, a governorate north of Cairo, and detonated the vest about 250 metres from the church, killing himself but no […]

Melania Trump Backs LeBron James after President’s Derogatory Tweet

Melania Trump Backs LeBron James after President’s Derogatory Tweet

Melania Trump’s not going to bat for her husband after his derogatory and utterly disrespectful tweet Friday night … and is instead lending her support to LeBron James.  President Trump slammed LeBron James this weekend, questioning the NBA star’s intellectual prowess but first lady Melania Trump had nicer things to say about the L.A. Laker. […]

Mass shooting in Toronto leaves 13 wounded, 2 dead

Mass shooting in Toronto leaves 13 wounded, 2 dead

At least 15 people, including the shooter, have been shot near a restaurant in the Canadian city of Toronto. Toronto police confirmed that a woman had died and 13 others were injured after a shooting on Sunday evening. Among the injured is a young girl in critical condition. Police confirmed that the shooter had been […]

South Korea’s ex-president slammed with another 8 years jail term

South Korea’s ex-president slammed with another 8 years jail term

Park Geun-hye, the South Korean former President who was jailed for 24 years for corruption, has been slammed with an additional eight-year jail term for receiving bribe from the country’s National Intelligence Service (NIS). A Seoul Central District Court gave the verdict on Friday after a separate trial on the allegation that she received bribe […]

Trump rejects Vladimir Putin’s proposal to let Russia interrogate US citizens

Trump rejects Vladimir Putin’s proposal to let Russia interrogate US citizens

President Donald Trump has rejected a proposal by Vladimir Putin to allow Russian officials to interrogate a former US ambassador and other American citizens. “It is a proposal that was made in sincerity by President Putin, but President Trump disagrees with it,” said Press Secretary Sarah Sanders. Putin had offered a quid-pro-quo of permitting US […]

Detectives reveal they know identities of attackers who poisoned former Russian spy and his daughter

Detectives reveal they know identities of attackers who poisoned former Russian spy and his daughter

Police believe they have identified the suspected perpetrators of the Novichok nerve agent attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia. Officers think several Russians were involved in the attempted murder of the former Kremlin double agent in Salisbury back in March. It is understood that the suspected assassins have been recorded on CCTV, which […]

Buhari promises free, fair and peaceful 2019 elections at ICC

Buhari promises free, fair and peaceful 2019 elections at ICC

Chris Steven, Abuja As the country prepares for 2019 elections, President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that his administration will do everything possible to ensure that Nigeria witnesses the conduct of free, fair and peaceful elections in 2019. The President gave the assurance on Tuesday at the 20th anniversary celebration of the International Criminal Court (ICC), […]

U.S president Donald Trump meet Russian president Vladimir Putin

U.S president Donald Trump meet Russian president Vladimir Putin

 Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin meet face to face ahead of 90-minute private talks aimed at rebuilding ties between US and Russia Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin have met one-on-one at the Helsinki summit ahead of 90-minute private talks aimed at rebuilding ties between US and Russia. Both presidents sat down at the Finnish Presidential […]

Obama to visit Africa this week

Obama to visit Africa this week

44th President of the United States of America, Barack Obama has said he’ll be coming to Africa this week. The father-of-two made the announcement via his Facebook page and went on to recommend amazing African literary works he’s found inspiring. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novel, Americanah, was one of the novels he recommended for summer reading. […]

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