North Korea parades military might amid tension with US

North Korea led by defiant leader Kim Jong Un, on Friday at a parade showed its military might amid growing tension between Pyongyang and Washington. The North used the parade celebrating the birthday of his late grandfather and North Korea founder Kim Il-sung to showcase its strategic weapons, such as prototype intercontinental ballistic missiles. Wearing…

N’Korea says it’s ready for war with US if that’s what Trump wants

North Korea’s vice foreign minister Han Song Ryol has indicated Pyongyang’s readiness to go to war with America if that is what President Donald Trump wants. Speaking to newsmen, the North Korean official added that if the U.S. shows any sign of “reckless” military aggression, Pyongyang is ready to launch a pre-emptive strike of its…

Trump drops non-nuclear ‘mother of all bombs’ on Afghanistan

The United States on Thursday dropped a non nuclear bomb containing 11 tons of explosives on Afghanistan. The explosive was dropped on an ISIS cave complex in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province on the border with Pakistan. A Pentagon spokesman told CBS News’ David Martin, that the bomb is officially called a GBU-43 or Massive Ordnance Air…

Trump walks away from campaign promise to improve ties with Russia

As tension between Washington and Moscow rises over Syria, the President of the United States Donald Trump seems to be walking away from his campaign to improve ties with Russia. Trump suggested that much when he declared in Washington that US relations with Russia “may be at an all-time low”. His top diplomat offered a…

Trump fires back, says ‘North Korea is looking for trouble’

Donald Trump​, ​United States President​ ​​has​​ ​lambasted​ ​North Korea over its​ ​armament programme, in an apparent response to a statement from the Asian nation.​ ​Trump on Tuesday said Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) ​”​i​​s​ looking for trouble” and vowed to “solve the problem”. North Korea on Monday​ labeled him ‘foolish’, warning that it was…

Trump plans to move ahead with Nigeria planes sale: sources

President Donald Trump’s administration is pushing forward with plans to sell up to a dozen aircraft to Nigeria’s air force for the fight against the extremist group Boko Haram. Sources said the deal could be worth up to 600 million dollars. Sources also said the Super Tucano A-29 aircraft, an agile, propeller-driven plane with reconnaissance……

Senior Trump Adviser, Omarosa gets Married to Pastor at Trump Hotel

Omarosa Manigault, a senior staff member of President Donald Trump’s administration and a former Apprentice cast member, got married in Trump’s Washington DC hotel this morning. 43-year-old Omarosa, married Pastor John Allen Newman, 61, at the Old Post Pavilion in Trump Hotel, a stone’s throw from the White House, Politico reports. About 70 people attended……

US retaliates, fires 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles on Syrian airbase

The United States has gotten itself directly involved in the ongoing civil war in Syria. In retaliation for a suspected poison gas attack on the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun in Idlib which killed at least 86 people, including 27 children, the United States fired fifty-nine cruise missiles at a government-controlled airbase in Syria. Pentagon…

Trump orders cruise missiles attack on Syria

The U.S. fired Tomahawk missiles into Syria early Friday in retaliation against the regime of Bashar al-Assad for using nerve agents to attack civilians, U.S. Department of Defense said. The Department said President Donald Trump ordered the attack on Al-Shayrat Air Base, the base from which the chemical attack on Syria’s Idlib province was launched.……

Trump declares end to ‘war on coal,’ but utilities are not in support

When President Donald Trump signed an executive order last week to sweep away Obama-era climate change regulations, he said it would end America’s “war on coal”. According to Trump, it will also usher in a new era of energy production and put miners back to work. But the biggest consumers of U.S. coal, power generating……

Trump Initiates Another Step In Limiting Immigrants Working In US

The United States president, Donald J. Trump ha begun to deliver o his campaign promises to Americans a the Donald Trump-led administration began to crack down on work visa programs which allow thousands of skilled overseas workers access to companies in the technology industry. In line with the campaign promises which saw him into office, Donald……

Trump signs repeal of US broadband privacy rules

US President Donald Trump signed a repeal of Obama-era broadband privacy rules, the White House said, a victory for internet service providers and a blow to privacy advocates, media reports on Tuesday. Republicans in Congress last week narrowly passed the repeal of the privacy rules with no Democratic support and over the strong objections of……

Human rights groups express concern over al-Sissi, Trump meeting

Human rights groups are expressing concern about a meeting between Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sissi and U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House Monday. The White House has stressed discussions with al-Sissi on security cooperation, including the fight against Islamic State, and rights groups have said they fear traditional U.S. concerns on rights may be……

We’ll deal with N’Korea if China fails to do so, Trump says

Controversial US President Donald Trump has sounded a note of warning saying that Washington might deal with North Korea’s nuclear and missile programmes on its own if need be. Trump also suggested that the US will use trade as a lever to secure Chinese cooperation against North Korea by imposing sanctions on Kim Jong Un’s…

Trump to attend G20 summit in July in Hamburg

U.S. President Donald Trump will attend a Group of 20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, on July 7 and 8, the White House on Tuesday said after Trump spoke by phone with German Chancellor, Angela Merkel. A statement said that Trump spoke to Merkel to congratulate her on the outcome of a closely watched German election……

Trump Signs Executive Order To Undo Obama Clean Power Plan

President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday to undo his predecessor’s plan to limit greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fueled power plants, according to the new environmental chief. Speaking on ABC’s Sunday talk show “This Week,” Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said rolling back Obama’s 2015 Clean Power Plan would bring back coal……

VIDEO:Violence Erupts At A Pro-Trump Rally In California

Violence erupted at a Make America Great Again rally in Huntington Beach on Saturday after a protester opposed to President Trump allegedly doused a female organizer of the event with pepper spray, sparking a brawl that ended with several arrests. A group of flag-waving Trump supporters tackled the man with the pepper spray, who was……

VIDEO: Trump Changes Tune, Says he Never Said To Replace Obamacare

In view of the failed bid of President Trump and the Republican majority of the congress to replace the Affordable Care Act (more commonly known as Obamacare), the President of the United states has made an epic turnaround saying that he never said he would ‘repeal and replace’ the Obama installed bill. His response comes……

ObamaCare Wins: House Republicans pull health care bill

Seven years of Republican efforts to eradicate President Barack Obama’s proudest domestic achievement ended Friday before a single vote was cast. House Speaker Paul Ryan sensationally pulled his Obamacare repeal bill from the floor Friday afternoon, a day after President Donald Trump had threatened to walk away from health care reform if he didn’t get……

Trump: Pass Health Care on Friday or Obamacare Stays

U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened his fellow Republicans with leaving Obamacare in place and focusing on other issues, if they do not support a vote Friday on new health care legislation; a signature campaign promise of repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. It was not clear late Thursday night,……

TRAVEL BAN: Trump’s lawyers asks US court to quickly hear its appeal

Lawyers of controversial US President Donald Trump have asked a U.S. court to quickly hear its appeal of a ruling that blocked the president’s revised travel ban which is still being criticised in many quarters. on Wednesday, Trump’s lawyers filed a brief with the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Virginia in which they…

‘Trump Not Target Of Bugging’ – FBI

There’s truth to President Trump’s claim that there was wiretapping inside his midtown skyscraper during the Obama administration, only Trump wasn’t the target. This report counters the allegation levelled against the previous administration by current President of the United States, Donald Trump. Trump had earlier this month ignited a firestorm of controversy with a series……

Trump bans laptops, tablets on US-bound flights from 10 Airports [See full list]

US President, Donald Trump, has banned passengers travelling into the country from 10 airports in eight Muslim countries, from carrying laptops, tablets and other portable electronic devices on board. The new law go into effect from Tuesday. Federal officials have said the ban is indefinite. If a passenger must travel with these electronic devices, they…

Trump Hosts Merkel After Snowstorm Delay

Donald Trump hosts Germany’s Angela Merkel at the White House Friday, a meeting delayed by a snowstorm and still clouded by a storm of words between the two ostensible allies. The cautious German chancellor and the impulsive US president will hold talks in the Oval Office, hoping to narrow differences on NATO, Russia, global trade……

UN sounds alarm over Trump’s foreign aid cuts

The United Nations has raised an alarm over the reduction of US contribution to the world body saying it could ‘undermine the impact of longer-term reform efforts’ especially as the world is facing its worst humanitarian crisis since the end of the Second World War. Reacting to the development, chief Antonio Guterres, the spokesman for…

Trump’s revamped travel ban Suffers Huge Blow

A federal court in Hawaii halted Donald Trump’s revised executive order temporarily closing US borders to refugees and nationals from six Muslim-majority countries, dealing the president a humiliating defeat. US District Judge Derrick Watson ruled that the state of Hawaii, in its legal challenge to the order, had established a strong likelihood that the ban……

Trump’s travel ban put on hold by Hawaii judge

The revised travel ban signed into law by controversial US President Donald Trump has been put on hold by a judge in Hawaii. Following the ruling by US District Judge Derrick Watson on Wednesday who issued an emergency halt to the order, it will now be halted just hours before it was set to go…

Trump fires prominent US prosecutor for refusing to step down

Controversial US President Donald Trump has continued to stir the hornets nest and this time, he has reportedly fired a prominent US prosecutor for refusing to step down. The sacking of New York U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara was first made known on Twitter raising questions about Trump’s ability to fill top jobs throughout his government….

More US states challenge Trump’s revised travel ban in court

A day after the state of Hawaii filed an amended lawsuit to stop President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban at a federal court in Honolulu, several other states such as Washington, Massachusetts, Oregon and New York say they’ll follow suit. Recall that Washington was the first US state to sue over Trump’s initial travel ban…

Trump’s revised travel ban contested in court by State of Hawaii

The revised travel ban signed by US President Donald Trump which now targets six mainly Muslim dominated countries except Iraq, is being contested in court after the state of Hawaii sought a temporary restraining order on the travel ban. The dictates of the revised travel ban states that people from six Muslim-majority nations who are…

SERAP to Osinbajo: Tell Trump that harassment of Nigerians will not be tolerated

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Acting President Professor Yemi Osinbajo to “tell the US president Donald Trump in no uncertain terms that Nigeria would not tolerate any harassment and unfair treatment of Nigerians with valid multiple-entry US visas at US airports.”   SERAP’s statement today and signed by its executive director Adetokunbo Mumuni followed disclosure by the……

Nigerians will not tolerate any form of harassment – SERAP cautions Donald Trump

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has called on Nigeria’s Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, to “tell the United States President, Donald Trump, that Nigeria would not tolerate any form of harassment and unfair treatment of its citizens with valid multiple-entry US visas at US airports. In a statement signed by its Executive Director, Adetokunbo…

Trump’s revised travel ban sparks protests

The revised travel ban signed by controversial US President Donald Trump has been greeted with protests even as politicians describe the order as ‘un-American’. US civil rights groups including the ACLU have vowed to keep fighting US president’s ‘Muslim ban’ in court. “The Trump administration has conceded that its original Muslim ban was indefensible. Unfortunately,…

Trump signs new immigration order banning citizens of six countries

US President, Donald Trump has signed a revised immigration order, which restricts citizens from six countries from entering the country. According to Bloomberg, those countries were predominantly Muslim countries, including Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen An administration official confirmed that Trump signed the new order on Monday morning. Iraq is excluded from the…

Trump signs new travel ban, excludes Iraq

Controversial US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order on revised travel ban targeted at six mainly Muslim dominated countries except Iraq. The dictates of the revised travel ban states that people from six Muslim-majority nations who are seeking new visas are temporarily halted from entry into the U.S even as it also suspends…

Trump ban: Presidency warns Nigerians against travelling to US

Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora has advised Nigerians who have no compelling or urgent reason to travel to the US to postpone their travel plans until the new administration’s policy on immigration is clear. A statement on Monday in Abuja by Abdurrahman Balogun, Special Assistant on…

Raul Castro of Cuba slams Trump over trade policy, Mexican wall

U.S. President, Donald Trump has received hard knocks from Cuba’s President Raul Castro over his trade policy and proposed Mexican wall. In his first critical remarks directed at Trump since he took office, Castro termed his trade policies “egotistical” and his plan to build a wall along the Mexican border “irrational.” Read also: WASHINGTON: 1…

Obama denies he ordered tapping of Trump’s phones’

A spokesman of Former U.S president, Barack Obama has said Obama never ordered surveillance of any US citizen, and definite not on Donald Trump. Reacting to Trump’s claims that Obama had his phone tapped during the last Presidential elections, the spokesman for Mr Obama, Kevin Lewis, said the accusation was “simply false”. A “cardinal rule…

Trump accuses Obama of tapping his phone during elections

US President Donald Trump has taken a dig at Barack Obama accusing the ex-US leader of ‘wire-tapping’ his office- Trump Tower phones, prior to the last staged general elections. “Terrible! Just found out that Obama had my ‘wires tapped’ in Trump Tower just before the victory. Nothing found. This is McCarthyism!” Trump tweeted, as part…

Trump labels Democrats hypocrites after Attorney General’s resignation

Controversial US President Donald Trump has hit out at his Democrat opponents describing them as “hypocrites” after they called for Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ resignation. Trump on Friday tweeted a photograph of Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer eating doughnuts with Russian President Vladmir Putin. “We should start an immediate investigation into @SenSchumer and his ties…

Trump nominated alongside the Pope for Nobel Peace Prize

Controversial US president, Donald Trump has surprisingly been nominated for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize award. Reports say Trump was nominated by an unidentified American who wants the controversial leader recognised for “his peace through strength ideology”. The names of the nominees are usually kept secret but those entitled to nominate candidates are free to…

US Attorney General dodges probe, quits Trump’s administration

The US Attorney General Jeff Sessions has revealed that he will step down from his position to save himself from probe after he claimed the urging of senior career officials in the justice department made him take the decision. In his comments after announcing his decision, Sessions said his decision to recuse himself from a…

Trump soft pedals on immigration ban, set to take Iran off list

President of the United States of America, Donald Trump has soft pedaled on his immigration stance after he told the American Congress that he was open to immigration reform. While addressing Congress in a speech that offered a more restrained tone than his election campaign and first month in the White House, Trump shifted from…

‘Trump is right about the Media’ – NYTimes Columnist Ben Stein

President Donald Trump announced a few days ago that he was going to be foregoing the White House correspondents’ Association Dinner and this was met with some surprise as it would make him the first President in over 35 years to miss the event. The last President to miss out on this was Ronald Reagan……

Oscars 2017 failed due to concentration on my policies – Donald Trump

President Donald Trump on Monday said controversy at Oscars 2017 was due to organizers’ concentration on him and politics rather than on the show. Trump was the target of light-hearted jokes throughout the night as Oscar-winners talked freely against his immigration policies. In an Oval Office interview with Breitbart News, Trump said Oscars didn’t feel…

Trump’s travel ban suffers another setback

A request to place on hold an appeal over a travel ban on people from seven majority-Muslim countries by President Donald Trump has been rejected by a federal appeals court. Reports say the order by the appeals court could put more pressure on the Trump’s administration to clarify its motive or intention behind signing the…

Trump says Clinton ‘totally’ rigged election

President Donald Trump has accused his main challenger at the November presidential election, Hillary Clinton, of rigging. He said Clinton rigged Saturday’s chairmanship election of the Democratic National Committee (DNC). Democrats on Saturday elected Clinton’s long-time ally, Mr Tom Perez, as Chairman of DNC. The election was seen as a proxy battle between Clinton and…

US-based Nigerians intensify fear over Trump’s immigration policy

Some Nigerians in the U.S. have expressed concerns over the controversial Executive Order expected to be rolled out this week by President Donald Trump to restrict citizens from certain countries and also put in place stringent measures against all categories of undocumented immigrants. The Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the…

After shutting out CNN, BBC, Trump to boycott correspondents’ dinner

US President Donald Trump has delivered another blow to the American media after he said he will not attend a century-old annual correspondents’ dinner, a day after a fierce fight erupted over press access to the White House. Trump revealed he will not be attending the dinner in a Twitter post when he wrote thus;”I…

Mexico threatens retaliation if Trump goes ahead with tax for controversial wall

Authorities in Mexico are threatening retaliation should American President Donald Trump go ahead to impose border tax to pay for the controversial wall which is causing friction between both countries. Stating the resolve of its government to retaliate if Trump goes ahead with imposing border tax for the controversial wall, Mexico’s foreign minister Luis Videgaray…

Diplomatic row brews as visa denial stalls first N.Korea-US contact

A diplomatic row may just be playing out after the U.S. State Department denied issuing a visa to a top envoy from Pyongyang, thereby cancelling plans for the first contact between North Korea and the United States after President Donald Trump took office. Talks were planned between senior North Korean foreign ministry envoy Choe Son…

Jurgen Klopp compares Ranieri’s sack to Brexit, Trump’s victory

Liverpool Manager, Jurgen Klopp has said it was a “strange decision” for Leicester City to sack Claudio Ranieri. He compared the sack to other major world events in recent months. Ranieri was shown the exit door by Leicester on Thursday night, just nine months after guiding the club to their first Premier League title win….

Trump revokes Obama’s transgender rule on use of toilets

A guidance to US public schools that allowed transgender students to use toilets matching their gender identity, issued by former US President Barack Obama has been revoked by President Donald Trump. However, the latest change by Trump will have no immediate impact, because Mr Obama’s directive has already been temporarily blocked by a judge in…

President Trump Announces McMaster As New National Security Advisor

President Donald Trump has finally announced his replacement for the post of National Security Advisor, filling the void that was left behind by the resignation of Michael Flynn. The United States President made the announcement from Mar-a-Lago on Monday that Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster will be his new national security advisor after Michael Flynn……

China Implements Trump Ban on North Korea, suspends Coal Imports.

China will suspend all imports of coal from North Korea, effectively slicing the country’s exports by about half. The move, announced by China’s commerce ministry on Saturday, is believed to form part of the country’s efforts to implement United Nations sanctions against North Korea, The Sydney Morning Herald reports. The Ministry of Commerce said the ban would start February……

Trump at it again! Set to raise bar for asylum, speed deportations

President Donald Trump is at it again; weeks after signing an executive order banning Muslims from seven countries from entering America, which sparked wide protests in and outside the US, the businessman turned politician is seeking to raise the bar on asylum as well as speeding deportations. According to reports, Trump is liaising with the…

Why Trump’s Presidency Will Last Less than 200 days- Professor

Professor Ronald L. Feinman predicted that the former reality TV star will stay on the job “between the 31 days of William Henry Harrison in 1841”, who died of pneumonia and the “199 days of James A. Garfield in 1881”, who died 79 days after he was shot by an assassin. Even if his time……

Prisoner faces news charges for sending mail threats to Trump, judges

47-year-old prisoner Rodney Cydrus is set to face fresh charges after he allegedly sent a mail threatening President Donald Trump and federal judges in letters he mailed to the FBI and a public defender’s office. The Ohio inmate in the sent mail threatened to hurt a number of government officials and that some of the…

Buhari’s phone conversation with Trump means Nigeria has two presidents – FHRACC

Foundation for Human Rights and Anti-Corruption Crusade, FHRACC, has described United States President, Donald trump’s purported phone conversation with President Muhammadu Buhari as a ruse. FHRACC made the claim in a statement signed by its National President, Alaowei Cleric and its Diaspora Coordinator, Jerry Otuaro, where they described the report as a fabricated lie. Recall…

Parable of the Sower, not 1984, is the dystopia for our age – Nnedi Okorafor

Following US President Donald Trump’s inauguration, George Orwell’s classic dystopia 1984 jumped to number one on Amazon’s list of best-selling books, just the latest sign of the genre’s current popularity.   But Nigerian-American World Fantasy Award winner Nnedi Okorafor said 1984 is not the dystopia that feels most relevant to her at this point in……

Trump drops appeal of travel ban suspension, plans new order

US President Donald Trump has stopped appeal of a court order which suspended his travel ban on some countries. On Thursday, Justice Department asked the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals not to conduct review of the order. The department, however, disclosed that Trump plans to issue a new replacement order. At a press conference…

US drops two state solution to Isreal-Palestine conflict

After initially supporting a two state solution to Isreal-Palestine conflict US President Donald Trump has backed down on his initial stand over the issue. He said Washington has dropped its commitment to a two-state solution. The decision is coming after extensive deliberations which has now seen the US backing away from a long-held position of…

White House finally reveals details of Trump’s phone call with Buhari

The White House has published details of the phone conversation that took place between US President Donald Trump and President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday. The White House Press Secretary and Communications Director, Sean Michael Spicer confirmed on Tuesday, ‎the phone call between the two leaders. However, the readout was released on the official website of…

PHOTOS: Content of Phone Call between Buhari and Trump Revealed

The White House on Wednesday, February 15th 2017, published the content of the phone conversation held between Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari and US president Donald Trump. In a statement released by the Office of the Press Secretary and tagged “For immediate release”, the White House said both presidents spoke on issues bordering on security, economy……

If Buhari could speak to Trump, why not address Nigerians – Akin Oyebode

A Professor of international law and jurisprudence at the University of Lagos, UNILAG, Akin Oyebode, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to speak to Nigerians. Oyebode argued that if President Buhari could speak with United States President, Donald Trump,http://dailypost.ng/2017/02/15/trump-confirms-phone-conversation-buhari/ he should also speak to the people he left behind in Nigeria. The Professor spoke following…

Trump confirms phone conversation with Buhari

US President, Donald Trump, has confirmed his telephone conversation with President Muhammdu Buhari. The White House Press Secretary and Communications Director, Sean Michael Spicer made the confirmation on Tuesday. Spicer said this in his introduction of Tuesday’s White House Press Briefing. He mentioned that President Trump “on Monday spoke with President Buhari of Nigeria, President…

Trump/Buhari phone call story not true – Imo group

An Imo-based civil society group, Dream Imo, has urged Nigerians to disregard the claims that Presidents Donald Trump and Muhammadu Buhari exchanged banters on phone yesterday. The group said this in a statement issued by its chief convener, Emmanuel Nzenwa, on Tuesday. According to Nzenwa, Trump could not have called Buhari who was reportedly out…

Why we will not release audio of Buhari’s phone call with Trump – Presidency

The Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mallam Garba Shehu, has said it would be “undiplomatic” to release the audio of his principal’s phone conversation with US President, Donald Trump. On Monday, Trump reportedly spoke with Buhari, who is currently in the UK on medical vacation and there have been…

Twitter reacts to Trump-Trudeau handshake

Life itself is robust with awkward situations and when two leaders meet from opposite sides of the political gulf it’s fair to assume there will be plenty of these. US President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau became their own meme following what appeared to be at first glance a very awkward handshake.……

Buhari not a killer of Christians – APC tells Trump to ignore Fani-Kayode

The All Progressives Congress, APC, Youths Renaissance has advised US President, Donald Trump to ignore accusations that President Muhammadu Buhari is a killer of Christians. A statement by Collins Edwin, APC Youths Renaissance criticised the reaction of former Aviation Minisiter, Femi Fani-Kayode, to the phone conversation between Buhari and Trump. APC said his allegation that…

Trump’s national security adviser resigns over contact with Russia officials

A few weeks after the American Justice Department warned that President Donald Trump’s dealings and communications with Russia could leave him in a compromised position, national security adviser Michael Flynn has resigned after misleading officials about communications with Russia before the new administration came into power. Sources say the main reason Flynn resigned is because…

Trumps Security Adviser, Flynn resigns

The Chief Security Adviser to the United States President, Donald Trump, Michael Flynn has resigned amid allegations he discussed US sanctions strategy with Russia’s ambassador, Sergey Kislyak before taking office. The White House yesterday confirmed that Trump had accepted Flynn’s resignation. Flynn, who once headed the country’s military intelligence, insisted he was honoured to have…

Trump pledges weapons to combat terrorism in Nigeria

President Donald Trump of the United States (U.S) has assured of his country’s readiness to assist Nigeria in terms of military weapons to combat terrorism. The development indicates the willingness of the U.S. government under President Trump to strengthen its relationship with Nigeria for mutual benefits to both countries. In a statement by Presidential spokesman,……

Trump silent on phone conversation with Buhari

US President, Donald Trump, has remained silent over ‎the phone conversation he reportedly had with President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria(http://dailypost.ng/2017/02/13/trump-told-buhari-phone-presidency/) on Monday. The US government has not reported the conversation on its website or mentioned it on any of their official social media accounts like @USAgov, @WhiteHouse, etc. Trump, who is notorious for his use…

What Trump told Buhari on phone – Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday afternoon from London spoke to President Donald Trump on telephone at the request of the American President. According to Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity,‎ “The conversation was cordial and President Buhari congratulated Trump on his election as President of the United States, and on his…

Buhari can speak to Trump but not Nigerians – Remi Sonaiya

The presidential candidate of Kowa Party and only female candidate in the 2015 general election, Professor Remi Sonaiya, has reacted to President Donald Trump’s proposed call to President Muhammadu Buhari. She wondered why President Buhari can speak to Trump on phone, yet can’t speak to Nigerians. Special Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmaad, had earlier…

Breaking: President Buhari Speaks With President Trump On Telephone

Femi Adesina, Abuja: President Muhammadu Buhari this afternoon from London spoke to United States President Trump on telephone at the request of the American President. The conversation was cordial and President Buhari congratulated Trump on his election as President of the United States, and on his cabinet. The two leaders discussed ways to improve cooperation…

US hip hop stars lash-out at Trump over travel ban at the Grammys

A slew of US hip hop stars lashed-out at US President Donald Trump in a politically charged performance at the Grammy Awards ceremony criticising him for his executive order which placed a ban on seven Muslim countries. Long standing group, A Tribe Called Quest joined Busta Rhymes and Anderson in slamming Trump at this year’s…

Video: Watch Busta Rhymes diss ‘President Agent Orange’ at Grammy Awards

Following the recent attempts by President Trump to enforce the Immigration ban and its subsequent suspension by the judiciary, Grammy Awards performers, A Tribe called Quest, joined Grammy newcomer, Anderson Paak on stage for one of the most politically-charged performances of Sunday night. Amid calls to “resist” and chants of “we the people,” the hip hop……

Trump order: US begins arrest of illegal immigrants for deportation

The enforcement of the order by US President Donald Trump that illegal immigrants be fished out started over the weekend across the country. Carolina, Atlanta and Chicago, immigration officials confirmed the development, with more than a third of those detained in the Los Angeles area being deported to Mexico. “Anyone who has entered the United…

Refugees migrate to Canada to escape Trump

In recent months, hundreds of refugees have trickled across the US border into the western prairie province of Manitoba, which lies above North Dakota and Montana. Normally, only 40 to 60 cross each year. The Manitoba Interfaith Immigration Council (MIIC), a non-profit organisation in Winnipeg that provides food, shelter and medical attention, and helps refugees……

North Korea dares Trump, World Powers, fires ballistic missile

The government of North Korea is testing the resolve of newly sworn-in US President and by extension other World Powers after it fired a ballistic missile in a move seen by many as an apparent provocation. Moments after the missile was launched, US and South Korean officials condemn the launch and agreed to explore ways…

JK Rowling destroys Piers Morgan on Twitter over TV interview

J.K. Rowling has engaged in a Twitter feud with British broadcaster, Piers Morgan following his appearance on a U.S talk show which saw him exchange words with Australian comedian, Jim Jefferies over his defense of President Trump. In February 10’s episode of Real Time with Bill Maher, Jefferies lashed out at Morgan for refusing to……

20% of immigrants in some US cities are illegal aliens – Report

A report released on Thursday estimates that more than 2.5 million immigrants in the United States illegally live in the metropolitan areas of New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, which have pledged to fight President Trump’s plans to expand deportations. The study by the nonpartisan Pew Research Center provides a glimpse of where immigrants in……

Trump loses bid to enforce travel ban

United States President Donald Trump has again lost his bid to enforce the controversial travel ban imposed on citizens of seven Islamic nations. A US federal appeal court on Thursday unanimously upheld the temporary suspension of President Donald Trump’s order. The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals ruling came in a challenge to Trump’s order…

Setback for Trump as US appeals court refuses to unblock travel ban

US President Donald Trump has suffered another legal set back as US appeals court refused to reinstate a ban on travellers from seven predominantly Muslim countries. The unanimous decision was reached by a panel of three judges from the San Francisco-based 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals after they declined to block a lower-court ruling…