Tag: United States

We’re ready to help Nigeria identify Boko Haram sponsors — US Ambassador

The United States has expressed its readiness to collaborate with Nigeria in identifying the sponsors of Boko Haram and extremism in the country. This was disclosed by the US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Leonard, while speaking during a media briefing in Abuja on Monday, August 30. According to her, the[Read More…]

Taliban celebrates victory as US completes evacuation of soldiers

Taliban fighters took control of Kabul airport on Tuesday,  following the withdrawal of the last  U.S. troops, marking the end of a 20-year war that left the Islamist militia stronger than it was in 2001. Celebratory gunfire resounded across Kabul,  as shaky video footage showed fighters entering the airport after[Read More…]

German chancellor Angela Merkel says it is problematic that the accounts of the US president is permanently blocked

German Chancellor Angela Merkel believes that the decision by social media giants to permanently suspend Donald Trump’s accounts is problematic because freedom of opinion should not be determined by such online platform bosses, her spokesman said Monday. “The fundamental right to freedom of opinion is a fundamental right of elementary[Read More…]

Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello, accuse US Govt of playing partisan politics- Protest against visa ban

The Kogi State governor, Yahaya Bello, has protested the visa restrictions placed by the United States government on sponsors of violence in the Kogi and Bayelsa states governorship elections. The American government had imposed visa restrictions on some Nigerians for undermining electoral processes in the elections. NewsWireNGR recalls that the Kogi[Read More…]

Nigerian Government may reciprocate the visa restriction imposed on its citizens by the United States, Others

The Nigerian Government may reciprocate the visa restriction imposed on its citizens by the United States and other countries, the Nigeria Immigration Service has said. This Comptroller-General of the NIS, Mohammed Babandede, said this while explaining the new visa policy that was launched by the President Muhammadu Buhari earlier in[Read More…]

Just In: Dubai police extradites ‘Hushpuppi’ & ‘Woodberry’ to the United States

Alleged criminal mastermind Raymond Igbalode Abbas, known as ‘Hushpuppy’ has been extradited from the United Arab Emirates to the United States. This was revealed in a statement by the Dubai Police on Thursday in which the US Federal Bureau of Investigations extended its gratitude to the UAE crime unit for[Read More…]

Just In: Bernie Sanders Drops Out of US Presidential Race

Bernie Sanders has announced that he is ending his presidential campaign. The Vermont independent senator’s 2020 bid started off strong.  He narrowly missed first place in Iowa before picking up wins in New Hampshire and Nevada.  All the while, his campaign continued to rake in millions in small-dollar donations and[Read More…]

Canadian Prime Minister says evidence shows Passenger plane was shot down by Iranian missile

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said he has intelligence that indicates a passenger plane that crashed in Iran was shot down. He described the crash as a “tragedy that not only shocked Canada, but the rest of the world”. Mr Trudeau added: “We have intelligence from multiple sources, including[Read More…]

Oil price hits $71 as Tension between Iran and the U.S continues

International Brent price surged more than 4 percent to $71.75 after Pentagon officials said that Iran launched more than a dozen ballistic missiles against multiple bases in Iraq housing United States troops. International benchmark Brent crude rose more than 4percent to a session high of $71.75 per barrel, its highest[Read More…]

Buhari Terminated our Counter-Insurgency Operation to Satisfy America – Military Contractor Says

A private military contractor, Eeben Barlow, has provided a fresh insight as to why the war against Boko Haram insurgents still persists almost five years after incumbent Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari, assumed office in 2015 He said the BH terrorists are still on the prowl and launching deadly attacks on[Read More…]