Tag: United State

US Embassy in Abuja Suspends Consular Services Indefinitely

Henry Solomon- August 15, 2018

The U. S. Embassy in Nigeria says that it has shut down its visa and consular services section in Abuja until further notice. The embassy ... Read More

U.S Show Massive Support for Sports Betting

Arowobusoye Samuel- May 18, 2018

Half of Americans favour legalising sports betting across the U. S., largely because they support the additional tax revenue it could bring for states, according ... Read More

How Mark Wahlberg Became World’s Highest Paid Actor For 2017

Henry Solomon- August 24, 2017

American actor Mark Wahlberg has been named the world’s highest paid actor for 2017, with an estimated earning of 68 million dollars before taxes over ... Read More

Boko Haram: U.S. Announces $30M in New Humanitarian Funding For Northeast Nigeria

Suleiman Idris- May 4, 2017

U.S announced an additional $30 million to support the people of northeast Nigeria, where years of brutality by Boko Haram and other militant groups has ... Read More

North Korea Fires Four Ballistic Missiles In Retaliation Over US, Japan Military Drills

Henry Solomon- March 6, 2017

North Korea on Monday fired four ballistic missiles into the sea off northwest of Japan, which appeared to be a promised retaliation over last Wednesday's ... Read More

Time For Nigeria, US To Deepen Relationship Based On Trust, Says Ag. President Osinbajo

Arowobusoye Samuel- February 22, 2017

Laolu Akande, Abuja: The time has come for both Nigeria and the United States to deepen the long-standing relationship between the countries based on mutual trust, ... Read More

US 9/11 Bill Will Weaken The Global Fight Against Terrorism – Moroccan Govt

Henry Solomon- September 14, 2016

Morocco has said that a bill adopted by the US Congress allowing 9/11 victims’ families to sue the government of Saudi Arabia will “weaken international ... Read More

Kanye West Vs Taylor Swift: Beyonce, West Nominated, Swift shut out of VMA

Henry Solomon- July 28, 2016

Beyonce's critically-praised visual album "Lemonade", has earned the R&B singer a career-best 11 nominations for the MTV Video Music Awards. The list included multiple nods ... Read More

An Army officer Is Crowned Miss USA

Henry Solomon- June 7, 2016

Newly crowned Miss USA 2016, Deshauna Barber, a 26-year-old Army officer from the District of Columbia, is the first-ever military personnel to win the Miss US pageant. ... Read More

President Barack Obama Has Officially Endorsed Clinton

Henry Solomon- June 7, 2016

President Barack Obama of the United States has officially endorsed his former cabinet Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for president on Thursday. President Obama said he is ... Read More

President Buhari Assures Oil Companies Of Enhanced Security In Niger Delta

Abdul Jimoh- May 20, 2016

State House: President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja assured oil companies operating in the Niger Delta that the Federal Government is taking all necessary actions ... Read More

Johnson & Johnson To Pay $55 Million In Talc-Powder Trial

Henry Solomon- May 3, 2016

(Photo: Internet) Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) was ordered by a U.S. jury on Monday to pay $55 million to a woman who said that using ... Read More

US Releases $240m Humanitarian Aid Plan For Displaced Persons

Henry Solomon- April 13, 2016

The U.S. Government has announced the release of about $240million (about N76.8billion) as development and humanitarian assistance to displaced persons across the Lake Chad Basin. ... Read More

Five U.S. National Female Soccer Stars File Salary Discrimination Complaint

Henry Solomon- March 31, 2016

Five top stars of the U.S. Women's National soccer team and and current FIFA Women World Cup champions have filed a federal wage discrimination complaint on ... Read More

U.N. Okays New Sanctions Drafted By U.S. And China On North Korea

Henry Solomon- March 2, 2016

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon at a UN Security council meeting. (Photo: Internet) The United Nations Security Council on Wednesday unanimously adopted a resolution that ... Read More

Breaking Into San Bernardino iPhone Would Be ‘Bad for America’ – Apple CEO

Henry Solomon- February 25, 2016

Tim Cook, Apple CEO (Photo: Internet) Apple CEO Tim Cook on Wednesday said that complying with a court order to help the FBI break into ... Read More

Court Jails Two for $5.5m Cash Smuggling

Abdul Jimoh- February 9, 2016

Two Nigerians, Ojukwu Nnamdi Roland and Ngene Linus Chibuike, arrested at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos while attempting to smuggled $5, 424,270 USD out ... Read More

FG Welcomes US, Austaralia, Canada, Japan, Turkey & European Envoys’ Support For Northeast Rehabilitation

Abdul Jimoh- January 19, 2016

Vice President of the Republic of Nigeria Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has welcomed the offer of support from Ambassadors from several nations who ... Read More

Rapper Nicki Minaj to Produce ABC Comedy Series About Her Life

Henry Solomon- October 5, 2015

Nicki Minaj (Photo: Internet) Rapper Nicki Minaj is going to produce an ABC Family series about her life, the network said on Tuesday. The as-yet-untitled ... Read More

Shake the Dust, A Documentary film Shows How Break Dancing Unites the World

Henry Solomon- July 7, 2015

Shake the Dust is a documentary film directed by journalist Adam Sjöberg, and produced by American rapper and producer Nasir “Nas” Jones. The movie is ... Read More