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DSS Stopped American Lawyer, Others From...

DSS Stopped American Lawyer, Others From Visiting Kanu —Counsel

Ifeanyi Ejiofor, Lead Counsel for the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has said that the Department of State Services stopped the detainee from seeing his lawyers on Thursday. Ejiofor, in a statement on Friday, said the secret police denied himself and other... read more »

June 12 Protests: US Issues Directive to...

June 12 Protests: US Issues Directive to Citizens

The United States Mission in Nigeria has asked her citizens not to get involved in the planned protests across Nigeria on June 12. This follows the planned protest announced by various groups on June 12, designated as Democracy Day. In an advisory to its citizens in Nigeria, the US embassy advised... read more »

Pentagon Responds to Buhari’s Plea to Relocate US African Command to Nigeria
Pentagon Responds to Buhari’s Plea to Re...

Pentagon Responds to Buhari’s Plea to Relocate US African Command to Nigeri...

Following the request by President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria for the United States to relocate its Africa Command from its present base in Germany to Nigeria, the US has said that it does not harbour such a plan. The response just two weeks after President Buhari asked the US government to... read more »

COVID-19 Vaccination Commences in Abuja Friday
COVID-19 Vaccination Commences in Abuja ...

COVID-19 Vaccination Commences in Abuja Friday

President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo are expected to receive COVID-19 vaccine doses on Saturday. Nigeria on Tuesday took delivery of 3.9 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine, the first batch of the 16 million expected through the World Health Organisation-led COVAX... read more »

Biden Threatens Financial, Visa Sanctions Against Nigeria, Others Over Anti-gay Laws
Biden Threatens Financial, Visa Sanction...

Biden Threatens Financial, Visa Sanctions Against Nigeria, Others Over Anti...

President Joe Biden has issued a presidential memorandum aimed at expanding protection of the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer and intersex (LGBTQI) people worldwide, including potentially through the use of financial sanctions. Nigeria’s anti-gay laws have been... read more »

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Biden Cancels Travel Ban on Nigeria, Eritrea, Sudan, others

Biden Cancels Travel Ban on Nigeria, Eritrea, Sudan, others

U.S President Joe Biden on his first day in office issued some executive orders undoing some of former President Donald Trump’s policies. Among the 17 executive orders and presidential... read more »

APC Weighs in on US Controversy, Asks Trump to Emulate Buhari

APC Weighs in on US Controversy, Asks Trump to Emulate Buhari

The All Progressive Congress has asked US President Donald Trump to emulate his Nigerian counterpart, President Muhammadu Buhari after losing an election. This was contained in a statement... read more »

Former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan has urged US President Donald Trump to concede defeat, saying that his ambition is not worth the blood of any American citizen.

No One’s Ambition is Worth Blood of Any Citizen, Jonathan Cautions Trump

Former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan has urged US President Donald Trump to concede defeat, saying that his ambition is not worth the blood of any American citizen. The American... read more »

WTO Postpones Meeting to Pick New WTO DG

WTO Postpones Meeting to Pick New DG

The World Trade Organisation on Friday postponed a meeting where members are expected to pick a new Director-General. The postponement is coming days after the United States declined to... read more »

Trump Lauds Nigerians in Onitsha Who Marched for Him, Describes it as ‘A Great Honour’

Trump Thanks Nigerians in Onitsha Who Marched for Him, Describes ...

United States President, Donald Trump on Tuesday thanked a group of Nigerians in Onitsha, Anambra State who held a campaign in his honour. Trump took a break from his presidential poll to repost a... read more »