Nigeria’s Ambassador to U.S. dies aged 85

Nigeria's Ambassador to the United States, Sylvanus Adiewere Nsofor died on Thursday night aged 85. President Muhammadu Buhari's spokesperson Garba Shehu confirmed the demise on Friday, saying the West African country's leader had held a telephone conversation with Nsofor's widow. "President Buhari, who has directed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to work with Justice Nsofor's... Continue Reading →

Religious rights violations: CAN insists Christian persecution exist in Nigeria

The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has alleged religious persecutions in the Northern part of the country. Their allegation is in reaction to federal government’s denial of any religious freedom violations, as accused by the United States. Recall that recently, the US had placed Nigeria, among other countries on a religious freedom blacklist. The Christian... Continue Reading →

Another Nigerian Man Shot Dead In United States

A 50-year-old Nigerian living in the United States, Kamilu Boyede, has been shot dead at his home in South Ida on Wednesday by some gunmen. The incident occurred around 3:00am on Wednesday, a statement by Captain Wendell Nicholson of the Wichita Police Department, said. Captain Nicholson said neighbours called the police after seeing a door left open at... Continue Reading →

ALLEGED N2.2BN FRAUD: Nigerian govt reaches out to Niger Republic, US over Maina

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said on Thursday the Federal Government has reached out to the Niger Republic and the United States in search of the ex-Chairman of Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, who is believed to have jumped bail. The commission arraigned Maina on several count charges of fraud and money... Continue Reading →

Joe Biden makes history with US election results

Joe Biden has broken a major record with the United States election results. The Democrat is now the first presidential challenger to win more than 80 million popular votes, CNN reports. He is also the first presidential candidate to capture more than 50% of the popular vote against an incumbent since Franklin Roosevelt defeated Herbert... Continue Reading →

US election: Blow for Trump as his lawyers withdraw from case against Biden’s victory

A major law firm withdrew overnight from President Donald Trump’s case in Pennsylvania. The President’s campaign is seeking to have mail-in ballots thrown out, and the withdrawal is the latest blow to Trump’s efforts to challenge the 2020 election result in court. The law firm based in Ohio, Porter Wright Morris & Arthur, which brought... Continue Reading →

Trump vs Biden: US election officials declare position on results

United States election security officials have stated that the 2020 presidential election was the most secure in American history. The Election Infrastructure Government Coordinating Council Executive Committee (GCC) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) made the declaration in a joint statement. The bodies within the Department of Homeland Security worked on protecting U.S.... Continue Reading →

US election: ‘We will win’ – Trump declares

The United States, US, President, Donald Trump, on Tuesday expressed hope of being declared winner of the ongoing presidential election. Trump said results that would be announced next week would declare him winner. He stated this in a tweet via his verified Twitter handle. According to Trump: “We are making big process. Results start to... Continue Reading →

Fani-Kayode, CAN President’s aide caught spreading fake news about U.S. election

A former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, and his former media aide, Bayo Oladeji, have been caught circulating fake news about the ongoing Presidential election in the United States. In the keenly contested election of November 3, the Democratic ticket of former Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Senator Kamala Harris defeated the Republican ticket of incumbent... Continue Reading →

Nigerians Knock Buhari For Lecturing Biden On Democracy

Nigerians have reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari's congratulatory message to Joe Biden, US president-elect. They took to social media to knock the President for lecturing Biden on democracy due to his government's lack of respect for citizens' rights. Biden was projected as the winner of the 2020 presidential election after results from Pennsylvania meant his... Continue Reading →

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