Tag: US

NIDCOM Chairman congratulates Agunbiade’s exemplary conduct in U.S. Navy

Abdul Jimoh- July 27, 2020

The Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, on Monday applauded a Nigerian, Lt., Victor Agunbiade of the U.S. Navy for being a good ... Read More

Russia Plans to Set Up Base on Moon With China

Henry Solomon- July 24, 2020

Russia is planning to set up a research base on the moon, most likely in collaboration with China, the head of the Russian space agency ... Read More

FG arranges 3 more evacuation flights from U.S.

Abdul Jimoh- July 17, 2020

The Federal Government has arranged three more flights to evacuate Nigerians stranded in the United States due to the coronavirus pandemic. According to the Consul ... Read More

FG evacuates 590 Nigerians from UK, 305 from Dubai

Abdul Jimoh- July 15, 2020

  The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, has said that 590 stranded Nigerians have been successfully evacuated from the United Kingdom (UK) and ... Read More

Unrest Grips Dozens of U.S. Cities in Protest of The Killing of George Floyd

Henry Solomon- May 31, 2020

Dozens of cities in the United States were seeing fiery clashes between the Police and protesters continue as the killing of George Floyd sparked massive ... Read More

Whitney Houston’s life to Return to Big Screen

Henry Solomon- April 23, 2020

Whitney Houston is headed back to the big screen in a feature film about the singer’s life that took her to the heights of fame ... Read More

FG, U.S. sign $1.1m grant for electricity development

Abdul Jimoh- February 11, 2020

The Federal Government and United State Trade and Development Agency have signed a 1.1million dollar grant to support electricity infrastructure development in Nigeria. The agreement ... Read More

FG, U.S. Sign $1.1m Grant for Electricity Development

Henry Solomon- February 11, 2020

The Federal Government and United State Trade and Development Agency have signed a 1.1million dollar grant to support electricity infrastructure development in Nigeria. The agreement ... Read More

Putin thanks Trump for foiled terrorist attacks

Abdul Jimoh- December 30, 2019

Russia said it had thwarted terrorism attacks reportedly planned in St Petersburg thanks to a tip from Washington, bringing personal thanks again from President Vladimir ... Read More

Nigerian Chidebe wins U.S. Global Ties Award

Henry Solomon- December 15, 2019

A Nigerian Mr Runcie Chidebe has won the 2020 International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) Alumni Award for Social Innovation and Change sponsored by the U.S. ... Read More

Huawei launches new legal challenge against US ban

Abdul Jimoh- December 5, 2019

Huawei has launched new legal action against the US over claims the Chinese telecoms giant poses a security risk. It comes after the US Federal ... Read More

Polio eradication campaign gets $2.6 bn boost

Abdul Jimoh- November 20, 2019

Countries and donors have pledged 2.6 billion U.S. dollars to eradicate polio worldwide. Nearly half of the fund has been donated by Bill and Melinda ... Read More

Oil prices gain amid tension between Iran, U.S

admin- June 24, 2019

Oil prices rose on Monday to extend gains from last week, bolstered as tensions remain high between Iran and the United States after U.S. Secretary ... Read More

Brent Oil Hits $75 for First Time in 2019 Amid Tighter Iran Sanctions

Henry Solomon- April 25, 2019

Brent crude oil on Thursday rose above 75 dollars per barrel for the first time in 2019 in the wake of tightening sanctions on Iran, ... Read More

US blocks assets of Venezuela’s Central Bank in new sanctions

admin- April 18, 2019

The United States on Wednesday said it would forbid all Americans’ dealings with the Central Bank of Venezuela and also block any US assets of ... Read More

U.S. to deny visas to anyone involved in ICC investigations against U.S. personnel

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 15, 2019

The United States will deny visas to any individual involved in initiating investigations or prosecutions against U.S. personnel at the International Criminal Court (ICC), Secretary ... Read More

U.S., China congratulate Buhari on re-election

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 1, 2019

The United States Secretary of State Michael Pompeo has congratulated the people of Nigeria on a successful presidential election and President Muhammadu Buhari on his ... Read More

U.S. Congratulates Buhari, Nigeria

Henry Solomon- March 1, 2019

The U. S. has congratulated Nigeria on its successful presidential election and President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election. U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo, in ... Read More

U.S. Envoy Tasks Nigerian Religious Leaders on Non-violence During General Elections

Henry Solomon- February 13, 2019

The United States’ Ambassador at-Large for International Religious Freedom, Samuel Brownback, has called on religious leaders in Nigeria to send out clear messages against violence ... Read More

Magu, Momoh, Dabiri-Erewa Bag Awards in U.S.

Henry Solomon- January 29, 2019

Malam Ibrahim Magu, Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has been conferred with the Nigerian American Award as the ‘Anti-Corruption Crusader of the ... Read More