Unveiling: Nigerian-born Kehinde Wiley paints portrait of former U.S. President, Barack Obama

Former US first couple Barack and Michelle Obama unveiled their portraits at Washington’s National Gallery Monday, two contrasting works by African American artists that shocked and delighted. The paintings by Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald, commissioned by the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, were revealed at a star-studded event that is a rite of passage […]

What is Africa…. Shithole? -By Emeka Chiakwelu

Article for publication: Poem – What is Africa…. Shithole? By Emeka Chiakwelu Ancient landscape of body, mind and spirit Noble Humanity of innovation, experience and action Were you not there in the genesis Relegated as the edged narrative in bondage Destruction of mind was deadlier than body Demolition odour of toxic hydrogen sulfide odour of […]

Fake U.S. Army colonel in EFCC net

— 8th February 2018 NAN The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has arrested two men for “impersonating” its operatives to obtain $10,000 by false presence. Spokesman of the commission, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, disclosed this in a statement. Uwujaren identified the suspects as one Mike Nkwocha and Richardson Obasogie, a “self-confessed Colonel in […]

Is Nigeria a “Shithole” Country? – By Tochukwu Ezukanma

By Tochukwu Ezukanma | Lagos, Nigeria | January 28, 2018- A Mozambiquean professor at Howard University once summed it up in his own words, “Nigerians have very low morals”. Despite our low morals and its attendant sleaze and moral squalor, we long to be portrayed in the most favorable light. To remain wedded to unethical and amoral […]

Nigeria: U.S. Attack Aircraft – We’ll Pay $494M Before February Deadline – Govt

Photo: Embraer A-29 Super Tucano. Federal Government has concluded arrangements to meet the Feb. 20 deadline for payment of 494 million dollars meant for procurement of 12 A-29 Super Tucano Light-attack aircraft from U.S., Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, said. The minister made this known while briefing State House correspondents after the meeting of National […]

Kidnappers have released two Americans and two Canadians

Breaking News: Kidnappers release Americans and Canadians in Kaduna — 20th January 2018 Kidnappers have released two Americans and two Canadians kidnapped in Kaduna after paying unspecified amount of money. Rescue of American and Canadian Citizens kidnapped along Jere-Kagarko road Kaduna state and arrest of two Kidnappers. Combined teams of Intelligence Response Team (IRT), Counter […]

BREAKING: FG summons US ambassador over Trump’s ‘shithole’ remarks

  Adelani Adepegba, Abuja The Federal Government has summoned the United States ambassador to Nigeria,Stuart Symington, over the derogatory remarks by President Donald Trump. Trump had in a fit lambasted immigrants, stating that they were coming from ‘shithole’ countries, a statement that annoyed many concerned nations and generated serious criticisms from the African Union and […]

Picture: Nigerian nanny gets $121,000 as restitution from oppressive couple in Houston, Texas

The Nsobundus, the Nigerian couple living in the Houston-area of the United States has been ordered by an American court to pay $121,000 as restitution to the Nigerian woman who worked for 20 hours a day for two years as the nanny to their five children. The nanny was not paid throughout the period. Now […]

I’ll win a re-election because America has started doing well again —Trump

President Donald Trump has indicated his desire to run for a second term, saying he is certain to win a re-election. The US president was speaking to the New York Times about the ongoing tensions with North Korea when he made his remark. During the interview, Trump had revealed he would run again for President […]

US agrees to sell 12 Super Tucano planes to Nigeria

The United States has formally agreed to sell 12 Super Tucano A-29 planes and other weapons, including bombs to Nigeria. The U.S. ambassador to Nigeria presented letters of offer and acceptance to Nigeria’s air force on Wednesday, the air force said in a statement. It said the U.S. State Department had approved the sale and […]

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