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U.S., EU condemn attack in Borno State

U.S., EU condemn attack in Borno State

BY Victoria Ojeme The United States has condemned the November 28 violent attack in Borno, Nigeria.  The United States offers its deepest condolence to the families and friends of those killed or kidnapped. These abhorrent attacks are a stark reminder of why the United States stands with the Nigerian government and people as they fight […]

China sanctions 4 persons with U.S. links over vicious Hong Kong actions

China sanctions 4 persons with U.S. links over vicious Hong Kong actions

China has decided to impose sanctions on four people with U.S. institutional links who have acted viciously on issues related to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). A foreign ministry spokesperson said on Monday. Spokesperson Hua Chunying made the remarks in response to the U.S. State Department and Treasury Department’s announcement on Nov. 9 […]

I’ve not conceded defeat; Biden and I have a long way to go – Trump

I’ve not conceded defeat; Biden and I have a long way to go – Trump

By Nwafor Sunday I have not conceded defeat; Joe Biden and I have a long way to go, American President Donald Trump said on Sunday. Biden won 306 votes in state-by-state Electoral College that decides who wins the White House, against Donald Trump who garnered 232 votes. Trump had insisted that the United States Presidential […]

Breaking: US records 131,000 COVID-19 infections, highest daily figure

Breaking: US records 131,000 COVID-19 infections, highest daily figure

The U.S. on Tuesday reported 131,000 new cases of COVID-19, the country’s highest single-day infection since the start of the pandemic. The U.S. COVID-19 Tracking Project said the country suffered an average of 120,000 new cases every day in the past week. The disease killed no fewer than 1,347 persons across the U.S. on Tuesday, […]

American Presidents have always accepted defeat – Hillary Clinton

American Presidents have always accepted defeat – Hillary Clinton

… Cites Bush’s letter to President Clinton By Victor Ajihromanus In an apparent reference to President Donald Trump’s refusal to accept defeat,  former US First Lady and Secretary of State,  Hillary Clinton,  has said the willingness of American Presidents to accept defeat distinguishes American democracy. She said this in post on her Facebook page, where […]

NEWS EXTRA: Joe Biden reveals his first task as President

NEWS EXTRA: Joe Biden reveals his first task as President

U.S. President-elect, Joe Biden, says his first task in office is to get the coronavirus pandemic under control. Biden stated this in his acceptance speech, which he delivered before a crowd of supporters in his hometown of Wilmington, Delaware, on Saturday night. “Our work begins with getting Covid-19 under control. “We cannot repair the economy, restore […]

My votes disappeared magically, Trump cries out

My votes disappeared magically, Trump cries out

By Nwafor Sunday United States President Donald Trump Wednesday criticized the ongoing general elections in the country. Trump who had earlier claimed premature victory, described the ongoing elections as strange, nothing that his votes disappeared magically. “Last night I was leading, often solidly, in many key States in almost all instances Democrat run & controlled. “Then, […]

US rescue operation confirms Buhari’s incompetence — PDP

US rescue operation confirms Buhari’s incompetence — PDP

By Dirisu Yakubu The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, yesterday said the swift operation by the United States to rescue her citizen held hostage by bandits on Nigerian soil has further confirmed that the Buhari Presidency can neither secure the territorial integrity of the nation nor arrest the wave of insecurity ravaging the country under its […]

WTO: FG to engage stakeholders to secure U.S endorsement of Okonjo-Iweala

WTO: FG to engage stakeholders to secure U.S endorsement of Okonjo-Iweala

By Victoria Ojeme Federal Government has said that it is working with relevant stakeholders to secure United States’ support  for Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s bid of becoming the new World Trade Organisation’s Director General. A statement Thursday by Ferdinand Nwonye, spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Abuja said the government wishes to inform Nigerians that […]

WTO DG: Okonjo-Iweala’s abilities ‘unquestionable’, Nigerians blast Trump

WTO DG: Okonjo-Iweala’s abilities ‘unquestionable’, Nigerians blast Trump

By Nwafor Sunday United States decision to oppose Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s emergence as the  new World Trade Organisation’s Director-General, WTO DG, has been condemned by Nigerians Their reactions were properly taken from the social media (Facebook, Twitter), moments U.S opposed Okonjo-Iweala. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer according to Bloomberg, has pushed for Yoo even though […]

Taiwan approved to buy Harpoon missile system from U.S.

Taiwan approved to buy Harpoon missile system from U.S.

Taiwan’s government appreciated the United States on Tuesday for its plans to sell a coastal defence cruise missile system with 100 Harpoon anti-ship missiles for 2.37 billion dollars. Presidential spokesman Xavier Chang said Taipei expressed sincere gratitude to the U.S. after the official notification of the sale to Congress was issued by the U.S. State […]

US to Nigeria: Prosecute those involved in shooting of #EndSARS protesters

US to Nigeria: Prosecute those involved in shooting of #EndSARS protesters

The US government has condemned the shooting of citizens protesting against police brutality at the Lekki Toll gate in Lagos state, asking the federal government to prosecute those responsible. In a tweet yesterday, Mike Pompeo, US Secretary of State, said:  “The United States strongly condemns incidents of military forces firing on unarmed protestors in Lagos. […]

Breaking: Atiku reacts, dismisses US surveillance report

Breaking: Atiku reacts, dismisses US surveillance report

By Dirisu Yakubu Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has denied reports that he and some members of his family are under the United States of America watchlist, describing same as “recycled false allegations.” Media reports surfaced on Monday to the effect that the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, FinCEN, an agency of the United States Department […]

US places Atiku, family under close watch over alleged fraud

US places Atiku, family under close watch over alleged fraud

The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), an agency of the U.S. Department of Treasury, Tuesday placed the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2019 presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and his family members under close watch over alleged financial fraud. Disclosing this Premium Times unraveled new findings by FinCEN which flagged some […]