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Family of US-detained Nigerian Man cries out, seeks FG’s intervention

Trouble for Mr. Ayodeji Ojo, a middle-aged man,when he visited the United States of America (USA), in August 2016, together with his wife and two other persons, Mr. Olufolajimi Ayodeji Abegunde, a Nigerian resident in Atlanta, Georgia, out of caring friendship and affectionate compassion, warmly hosted and accommodated his friend,

NAF ‘wings’ 91st combat pilot in three years

The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has winged another combat pilot, Flying Officer Salihu Usman, in Abuja. This brings to 91 the number of winged pilots in three years. Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, made this known in a statement on Wednesday

UN@73: An agenda for permanent peace in the Middle East (open letter)

• H.E., Maria Fernanda Espinosa (Ecuador) President of the United Nations General Assembly The Ecuadoran Permanent Mission to UN 760 United Nations Plaza, Manhattan New York City, New York, USA • H.E., Antonio Manuel de Oliveira Guterres (Portugal) Secretary General of the United Nations The UN Headquarters, First Avenue, 46th Street New York, NY 10017, USA • H.E., Ambassador

Trump invites Buhari to Washington

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will be the guest of US President Donald Trump on 30 April in Washington, the White House announced on Sunday. According to the statement, Trump will discuss issues such as promoting economic growth and fighting terrorism with Buhari. “The relationship of the United States with Nigeria is deep

Trump to African leaders: My warmest regards

No more shithole slur. US President Donald Trump has sent a more dignifying message to African leaders, meeting in Addis-Ababa this weekend. At a meeting today with Rwanda President Paul Kagame in Davos Switzerland, Trump asked him to pass on his “warmest regards” to other  leaders. Trump had sparked global outrage after

Trump’s government shuts down

The United States government shut down at the stroke of midnight Friday, halting all but the most essential operations and marring the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration. According to Associated Press, last-minute negotiations crumbled as Senate Democrats blocked a four-week stopgap extension in a late-night vote, causing the fourth

Osinbajo speaks on Africa’s economic transformation in Cambridge

●●●He also spoke on the importance of discarding the doctrine of "African exceptionalism" Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has told American scholars and professionals that Africa’s impressive economic transformation was being driven by ambitious businessmen and women. These entrepreneurs were stepping beyond national borders and going global, Osinbajo said at the inaugural “Africa