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…

North Korea says US is instigating war in Korean peninsula

Days after the United States deployed its Navy’s USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier strike group to the Korean peninsula, the North Korean government has condemned the move. Pyongyang denounced US deployment of “huge nuclear strategic assets” to the Korean peninsula as a U.S. aircraft carrier group headed for the region amid concerns the North may…

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…

MISSILE TESTS: Japan, US plan joint show of force against North Korea

The United States Navy’s USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier strike group and the Japanese Navy are planning a joint show of force against North Korea led by defiant leader Kim Jong Un. According to reports, the US and Japan’s Naval forces are heading towards the Korean peninsula aimed at deterring secretive Pyongyang regime from further…

Amid talks of action against North Korea, China deploys nuclear envoy

As talks over North Korea’s increasingly defiant weapons programme continue, a Chinese nuclear envoy will arrive in South Korea on Monday even as a U.S. Navy strike group heads to the region amid concerns Pyongyang may be readying a fresh nuclear test. Talks of a possible US reaction filled the air after last week’s U.S….

Woman kills paraplegic Ex by leaving him ‘stranded in the woods’

A woman allegedly killed her paraplegic ex-boyfriend by leaving him to freeze to death in the woods. Ruby Kate Coursey, 27, was charged with the murder of Troymaine Johnson, 33, after dropping him off on a dirt road near a hunting camp in Upson County, Middle Georgia, Yahoo news reports. Johnson was last seen on……

Nigerian doctor arrested in US for alleged sexual assault on two patients

Okechukwu Ozumba, a Nigerian doctor based in the US, was arrested by police in Texas, for allegedly assaulting two female patients sexually. The police said Ozumba committed the act at OSSM Orthopedics in the 8000 block of state highway 121 in McKinney, Texas. He was arrested on March 31 and booked into the Collin County…

Gifted Nigerian girl gets accepted into a Whopping 14 Colleges

A talented high school student in Prince George’s County has a big decision to make soon she was accepted to 14 colleges and universities, including Harvard, Princeton and Stanford. Olawunmi Akinlemibola, a senior at Duval High School in Lanham, Maryland, was accepted to Ivy League schools, the University of Maryland and several other institutions. With……

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…

MISSILE ACTIVITIES: Japan extends sanctions against North Korea

The continued ballistic missile tests by North Korea has forced Japan to extend unilateral sanctions against Pyongyang by two years. That much information was made available by Japanese Trade Minister Hiroshige Seko on Friday after North Korea conducted a ballistic missile test off its east coast on Wednesday. Hiroshige said Tokyo will continue its prohibition…

Tool to help users spot ‘fake news’ launched by Facebook

Social media giants Facebook has launched a tool to help its users spot fake news online. The recently launched resource will spot false news and misleading information that spreads on its service. Adam Mosseri, vice president of News Feed at Facebook, said he hopes people will become “more discerning consumers” of news. Read also: Factories…

US, Japan, S’Korea to discuss possible sanctions against N’Korea

Leaders from Japan and South Korea will today discuss possible sanctions against North Korea’s recent missile activities at a summit with U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. The move is coming even as the United States and South Korea agreed on Thursday to proceed with the deployment of an advanced U.S….

U.S. Issues ‘last warning’ To North Korea

The U.S. has  issued what seemed to be its “last warning” to North Korea over its continued launch of ballistic missiles that threaten the country and its allies-Japan and South Korea. The U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, in a statement on Tuesday, said the U.S. had spoken enough about North Korea and would speak…

North Korea shuns trump, fires another ballistic missile

The North Korean government led by defiant leader Kim Jong Un has fired a ballistic missile into the Sea of Japan. The move by Pyongyang is coming two days after US President Donald Trump sounded a note of warning saying that Washington might deal with North Korea’s nuclear and missile programmes on its own if…

US Lawmakers move to relax Federal marijuana laws

A new set of bills has been introduced in the U.S. Senate and House that would drastically reform the way marijuana is regulated at the federal level and allow state-legal marijuana programs to move forward without federal intervention. The bill was Introduced on Thursday, March 30, 2017 by Sen. Ron Wyden and Rep. Earl Blumenauer,……

ISIS Plot: Why USA banned Laptops from Muslim countries

U.S. intelligence sources suggest ISIS and other terrorist groups can build laptop bombs capable of slipping past airport security scanners, Fox News has learned. The sources fear that terrorists have gotten their hands on sophisticated airport security equipment that allows them to properly conceal explosives in laptops and other large electronic devices, Fox News reported……

BREAKING: America relaxes visa conditions for Nigerians

Sequel to the international outcries that greeted recent maltreatment of Nigerians in the Diasporas, the Federal Government has successfully secured a relaxed and more humane visa application process for Nigerians, promising to reciprocate the same for Americans who wish to visit the country. In the newly secured visa application process, Nigerians may no longer need to……

Nigerians In US Reacts To Passing Diaspora Commission Bill

Nigerians in the United States have commended the 8th National Assembly for keeping to its promise by passing the Diaspora Commission Bill. Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, had vowed during a courtesy visit by the group to the National Assembly last year for the Diaspora day, that his leadership would ensure the bill is…

US Defence dept retires dog after 68yrs of service

After nine years, or 68 dog years, of serving the U.S. Department of Defence, a dog identified as Jony, serving with the 20th Security Forces Squadron has retired. Confirming the development in a statement, Pentagon said Jony was forced to retire due to a compressed disc in his spine, and has been permanently put under…

7-year-old schoolgirl writes Donald Trump

A little girl has written to the 45th president of the United states, Donald Trump seeking that the leader makes decisions which will facilitate her growth in a better society. The letter comes on the heels of several controversial decisions made by the United States president. The 7-year-old schoolgirl identified as Sarah Norney in a……

How Buhari restored Nigeria, US ties – Acting Ambassador

Amb. Hakeem Balogun, Chargé d’affaires of the Embassy of Nigeria, Washington, has described the relationship between Nigeria and the U.S. as “very warm”. Balogun told the Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the relationship had improved greatly since Muhammadu Buhari became president. According to him, the Nigeria-U.S. relationship was not too good…

Nigeria ranked 5th most dangerous place for Americans to visit

The United States department has ranked Nigeria as the fifth most dangerous place for Americans to visit. The ranking comes as part of the State Department’s latest issue of advisories to keep Americans who travel abroad safe. The rankings take into consideration what potential threats Americans may be faced with in countries they are visiting……

I Regret Not Becoming The President – Former Vice President Reveals

A former vice president of the United States, Joe Biden has revealed that he regrets not running for presidency in the 2016 presidential election. Speaking on Friday, Joe Bidden revealed that although his decision to stay out of the 2016 presidential race was best for his family, he still regrets not occupying the oval office.……

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……

Defiant N’Korea in failed missile test as US, S’Korea raises eyebrows

The government of South Korea and the United States are furious about the defiant government of North Korea which again launched another missile that appeared to have exploded on Wednesday just after it was launched. Reports say the missile was launched on North Korea’s east coast, the same place from where it launched several intermediate-range…

Like US, Britain bans electronic devices on flights

The office of the British Prime Minister, Theresa May has banned large electronic devices on direct flights of passenger cabins coming from six Muslim-majority countries. The order now effectively bans passengers on direct inbound flights from countries like Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia, and Saudi Arabia from carrying electronic devices over 16cm in length, 9.3cm…

US to ban passengers from Middle East, Africa carrying electronic devices

The United States will today issue a ban on passengers flying to America from certain airports in the Middle East and Africa from carrying electronic gadgets on board, except cell phones and medical devices. Reports reveal that nine airlines from 10 airports in eight countries will be affected by the ban. Read also: US ELECTIONS:…

North Korea dares US, says it’s not scared of military action

Three days after the US warned that it would consider military action against North Korea if it was provoked, Pyongyang has replied by stating that it is not frightened by US threats of possible pre-emptive military action to halt its nuclear and missile buildup. Pyongyang made the comments through its Foreign Ministry condemning US Secretary…

World Happiness Report 2017: Nigeria Ranked 6th In Africa

Nigeria has been ranked 6th in Africa in the latest World Happiness Report of 2017 and 95th in the World. The Report, ranks 155 countries by their happiness levels. Despite the economic recession, Nigerians are Africa’s sixth happiest people, according to the new report released on Monday that called on nations to build social trust…

Uber President Jeff Jones Quits After 7 Months

Ride services company Uber Technologies Inc has been thrust deeper into turmoil with the departure of company president Jeff Jones, a marketing expert hired to help bolster its reputation. Jones quit less than seven months after joining the San Francisco company, an Uber spokesman said on Sunday. The reasons for his departure were not immediately…

MISSILE TEST: US says military action on North Korea an ‘option’

The US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has noted that his country would consider military action against North Korea if it is provoked. He made the comments while speaking in Seoul at a joint press conference with South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se. Tillerson said Washington’s policy of “strategic patience” had ended. Read also: UN…

Apostle Suleman: Amid sex scandal, cleric heals crippled man in US [PHOTOS]

Amid allegations of adultery, General Overseer of Omega Fire Minister Worldwide, Apostle Suleman Johnson, yesterday healed a crippled man in his conference going on in the United States. Apostle Suleman is being accused by Canada-based singer, Stephanie Otobo of an amorous relationship. She also accused him of impregnating and abandoning her. Suleman left many people…

Snoop Dogg Is A Hypocrite

What the hell is wrong with America’s entertainers? I don’t mean their usual propensity for excessive sex, drugs and rock’n’roll, or even their latest annoying habit of ramming their hysterical political opinions down our throats. No, I mean their increasing desire to have President Donald Trump killed. Madonna told the Women’s March in Washington that……

Samsung to move manufacturing arm from Mexico to US

Electronics and smartphone giants, Samsung is planning to move the appliance manufacturing arm of the company from Mexico to the US. A senior Samsung official confirmed the previously reported rumours on Thursday, which would bring the home appliances division north out of its current location in Mexico. The confirmation came at a media event at…

Ali Baba Shows Off His Huge Dog Named Obama

Ace Nigerian comedian, Ali Baba whose wife was reportedly put on an indefinite suspension at her workplace in one of the financial institutions in the country took to his social media page to share a photo of his dog named ‘Obama’. The comedian who revealed the passing away of the domestic animal noted that he……

Trump Denies TuFace’s Brother Entry Into US

Nigerian singer, TuFace Idibia’s brother, H-I Idibia has allegedly been denied entry into the United States. The singer and member of the defunct “Da Natives” music group took to his social media page on Facebook to share the sad news of his denied entry into the US. He wrote on his Facebook page: “I’ve just……

Trolls Destroy Ben Carson on Twitter After he compared Immigrants with Slaves

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson delivered his first speech to HUD employees on Monday, prompting a quick response from the internet from one phrase-gone-wrong. In his speech, Carson spoke about the U.S.’s foundations, and referred to slaves as some of America’s first immigrants. “That’s what America is about, a land……

Don’t go to the US unless it’s urgent – FG warns Nigerians

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

Diplomatic row brews as Nigeria, US disagree on travel restrictions

There was palpable anger and frustration as it was discovered that hundreds of intending Nigerian travelers to the United States of America (USA) have been denied entry into that country in the past two weeks. This has also prompted the Nigerian authorities to issue a travel advisory to its citizens to shelves all but essential…

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…

Travel Advisory To The United States – Hon, Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Abdur-Rahman Balogun, Abuja: 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. In a statement in Abuja by Special Assistant on…

Trump Goes After Obama Again

The United States president, Donald J. Trump is set to launch a full investigation into the past president, Barack Obama following the wire tapping accusations made against him. Donald Trump who had accused Obama of wire tapping leading to the elections which held on November 8, 2016 is asking the United States Congress to beam……

‘Obama Tapped My Phone During Campaign’ – Trump

President Donald Trump on Saturday accused his predecessor Barack Obama of “tapping” his phone during last year’s White House campaign, without providing evidence of the explosive charge. “I’d bet a good lawyer could make a great case out of the fact that President Obama was tapping my phones in October, just prior to Election!” Trump……

AU Chairperson, Condes, Speaks With President Buhari

The Chairperson of the African Union (AU), President Alpha Conde of Guinea, Friday, called President Muhammadu Buhari in London, to wish him good health and speedy recovery. According to the Special Adviser to the President  on Media & Publicity, Femi Adesina, President Conde, said he was calling on behalf of leaders of member countries of…

PHOTOS: Nigerian Lady Starstruck As she Meets With Hilary Clinton

A Nigerian lady identified as Toyosi Akerele-Ogunsiji, met with US presidential candidate in the just concluded election -Hilary Clinton while having having dinner at Henrietta’s Table inside Charles Hotel in Cambridge, Massachusetts. According to online sources, the lady who also met with former Deputy Central Bank Governor of Nigeria, Kingsley Moghalu, alleged that she asked……

Nigeria will be like US, China – Ex-American envoy

Mr Andrew Young, former Ambassador of the United States of America to the United Nations (UN) has described Nigeria as a nation destined to be great. “I see the nation, Nigeria, rising and occupying a significant position like China, US and other great nations of the world,” he said on Friday in Abeokuta at a…

Why I Have A Strong Relationship With Obama’s Wife – George Bush

A former United States president, George W. Bush has opened up on hi relationship with the former president Barack Obama’s wife, Michelle. George Bush was in January pictured with the former United State’s first lady and was subsequently pictured looking smitten by the recent ex-FLOTUS during the inauguration ceremony of the new US president, Donald……

Depressed Banker Jumps To His Death

A 47-year-old financial company executive, Kevin Bell, was killed Wednesday when he jumped from a ninth-floor kitchen window of a luxury apartment building on the Upper West Side, authorities said. Online sources revealed that he committed suicide around 7:20 a.m when he jumped off the Apthorp building on West End Avenue near West 79th Street, landed……

‘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……

Donald Trump to ‘Sign new refugee and immigration travel order on Wednesday’

President Donald Trump is expected to sign a new refugee and immigration travel ban on Wednesday. A senior administration official revealed plans to roll out the fresh refugee and immigration executive order this week, but spoke on condition of anonymity as they are not authorised to discuss the plans publicly, the Independent reports. The fresh……

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…

Trump Revokes Obama’s Transgender Bathroom Rights

President Donald Trump has revoked the rights given to transgender students in public schools to use any bathroom of their choice. With this move, Trump reversed a landmark decision of former President Barack Obama. Obama had instructed public schools to allow transgender students to use the bathrooms matching their chosen gender identity, threatening to withhold…

Nigeria, US agree to deepen bilateral ties

Nigeria and the United States have agreed to deepen the long-standing relationship between both countries based on mutual trust. This formed the basis of discussion as Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday at the Presidential Villa, received the Commander of the US-Africa Command, General Thomas D. Waldhauser and the American Ambassador in Nigeria, Honorable W….

US assures Nigeria of economical, political support

The Commander of the United States African Command (AFRICOM), General Thomas Waldhauser has described Nigeria as an important nation that is very strategic, not only to Africa but to the whole world. He said Nigeria’s success determines the social, political and economic emancipation of the continent of Africa. He said this when he paid a…

Cambodian PM urges foreign countries not to interfere in internal affairs

Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Sen on Wednesday urged foreign countries, particularly the U. S. not to interfere in the country’s internal affairs. “I have not interfered in your internal affairs, so I suggest that you not interfere in my internal affairs too. “As a sovereign state, we urge you to respect Cambodia’s independence, sovereignty, and……

President’s Day To Forget: Thousands Come Out To Protest Against Trump

The President’s day holiday was celebrated in a spectacularly awkward fashion for the citizens of the United States of America as an estimated 3,000 anti-Trump protesters marched in New York on Monday, joined by others in cities across the country. In a festive mood, demonstrators of all ages and ethnicities gathered in Columbus Circle, in……

Seth Rogen Pulls A Fast One On US President, Donald Trump

American actor and comedian, Seth Rogen pulled a fast one on the United States president, Donald J. Trump after he discovered the POTUS’ son follows him on social media. The comedian took to his Twitter page to troll the US president advising his son to have a word with his dad on resigning from the……

Readout of the President’s Call with President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria

President Buhari And President Trump On Phone Call President Donald J. Trump spoke this week with President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria to discuss the strong cooperation between the United States and Nigeria, including on shared security, economic, and governance priorities. President Trump underscored the importance the United States places on its relationship with Nigeria, and…

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…

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……

US to pump $1b into Nigeria’s power sector

US On Power Sector In Nigeria Power Africa, an initiative by the US government to light up Africa, on Tuesday said it was planning to invest about one billion dollars on the power sector in Nigeria, the programme’s coordinator, Mr Andrew Herscowitz said. Herscowitz announced this in Abuja at a news conference on strengthening the…

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.……

Timi Dakolo says he’ll sue Majek Fashek for defamation

The war of words between Timi Dakola and Majek Fashek may have turned the hunter to the hunted. A day after the veteran reggae musician Fashek revealed that he is preparing a N10 million lawsuit against Dakolo for copyright infringement for remaking his hit song “Send Down The Rain” without his authorisation, the ‘Iyawo Mii’…

N.KOREA MISSILE LAUNCH: China places blame on US, S.Korea

The recent ballistic missile launch by North Korea which is seen by many as an apparent provocation has seen China blaming the action of Pyongyang led by the government of Kim Jong-Un, on US and South Korea. China is pointing accusing fingers at the US and South Korea after it was initially criticised for not…

Donald Trump’s Administration Suffers Major Setback

The embattled National Security Adviser of the United States President, Donald J. Trump has resigned from office following claims that he had misled the Vice President, Mike Pence and other officials about his contacts with Russia. The embattled National Security Adviser, Michael Flynn, resigned less than one month since joining the Donald Trump administration. Flynn,……

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……

Iran steps up war of words with US, warns of ‘dark days’

Nuclear war head makers Iran has stepped up its war of words with the United States after it issued a threat through an influential adviser to the supreme leader who warned of a return of “dark days to come” in case of a military attack on his country. The threat was issued by Ali Akbar…

Trump’s Supreme Court nominee frowns at president’s tweet attack on a judge

Neil Gorsuch, who incidentally is Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, has thumbed down Twitter attacks by the US President targeted at a judge who suspended Trump’s travel ban on seven Muslim-majority countries. Gorsuch described Trump’s comments directed at US District Judge James Robart on Twitter as as “demoralizing” and “disheartening”. In his Twitter comments, Trump…

US court probes whether Trump’s travel ban unfairly targeted Muslims

The travel ban signed into law by President Donald Trump is being investigated by a US appeals court which is now questioning whether the ban unfairly targeted people from the seven listed Muslim-majority countries. Reports say a ruling on US administration’s travel ban is expected soon after judges demand ‘terrorism’ evidence linked to seven nations….

I’m Saving US From Its Death And Destruction – Donald Trump

The United States president, Donald Trump has once again defended his move to sign in the new executive order which banned some countries from entering into the United States. Recall that Donald Trump’s new bill had stepped on many toes including Iran and Syria as many people have been denied entry and re-entry into the……

US Justice department appeals Court’s stoppage of travel ban

The US Department of Justice has appealed against the suspension of President Donald Trump’s travel ban on people from seven mainly Muslim nations. The move seeks to reverse Friday’s ruling by a federal judge in Washington state. Judge James Robart ruled that there were legal grounds to challenge the ban which came into effect through……

Iran Dares the US and Trump: Initiates short range missile tests

Iran is to deploy missiles for a Revolutionary Guards exercise on Saturday in a show of defiance a day after the United States imposed sanctions over a ballistic missile test launch last weekend. The Guards’ Sepah news website said the manoeuvres in the northeastern province of Semnan were aimed at demonstrating their “complete readiness to……

Iran replies Trump’s travel ban by barring US wrestlers

Donald Trump’s executive order forbidding visas from seven Muslim-majority countries has elicited retaliation from the Iranian government which has banned the US wrestling team from participating in the Freestyle World Cup in Tehran later this month. The USA wrestling team had said it would send a team to the Freestyle World Cup, one of the…

Trump’s order on Muslim countries will not effect Nigerians – US envoy

The United States has stated that the recent executive order on immigration by President Donald Trump would not affect Nigerians hoping to travel to the country. It added that the two-year multiple entry visas for applicants will continue as before. It said, “Generally speaking, we issue two-year multiple entry visas to Nigerians based on reciprocity…

Don’t ever skip breakfast, doctors warn

Family Taking Breakfast NAN, Abuja; When people do eat breakfast daily, they’re less likely to have risk factors for cardiovascular disease like high cholesterol and elevated blood pressure. And people who skip this morning meal are more likely to have risk factors like obesity, poor nutrition and diabetes or high blood sugar. This is a…

Trump replaces attorney general with conservative judge

Less than 24 hours after sacking Sally Yates as the attorney general of the United States after she defied a Muslim travel ban and ordered government lawyers to stop defending US president’s immigration restriction, Donald Trump has picked 49-year-old conservative judge Neil Gorsuch to the US Supreme Court. Trump is hoping that the appointment of…

Why I banned citizens of seven Islamic countries from entering US – Trump

President of the United States of America, USA, Donald Trump says the executive order banning citizens of seven countries from entering the US was aimed at curbing terrorism. Recall that Trump while announcing the erection of a wall along the US-Mexico border, had declared a ban on some Islamic countries.  Trump noted that the policy…