U.S., China sign ‘Phase One’ trade deal as tensions ease

(dpa/NAN) The U.S. and China signed a so-called ‘Phase One’ deal on Wednesday thus putting on hold a trade war between the two economic giants but leaves in place massive tariffs on Beijing’s goods while also sidestepping some of the thorniest issues. The trade war has roiled world markets and slowed global growth over the […]

US assasination of Iranian General IGP Adamu places Nigeria Policemen on red alert nationwide

  By Idowu Bankole The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu has on Sunday, placed Police Commands and Formations nationwide on red alert following the death of Iranian Army General, Qassem Soleimani. In a statement released on Sunday evening, the Spokesperson of the Nigeria Police, Frank Mba, disclosed that “This proactive measure follows Intelligence Report […]

Iran: What US embassy tells citizens in Nigeria

By Rasheed Sobowale The United States embassy in Nigeria has warned Americans in the country to be cautious of their movement in response to the recent world events. The embassy, however, noted it has no specific threat information but deems it necessary to remind Americans in Nigeria to observe personal security measures on a regular […]

At least two rockets hit near U.S. embassy in Baghdad – Witnesses

Two rockets hit near the US embassy in Iraq’s capital Sunday, witnesses told AFP, shortly after the deadline from a hardline pro-Iran faction for local troops to get away from US forces. The vehemently anti-American group, Kataeb Hezbollah, had warned Iraqi security forces to “get away” from US troops at joint bases across Iraq by […]

Three Americans killed in Kenyan terror attack

Washington (CNN)Three Americans were killed in Sunday’s terror attack in Kenya. The Americans — a US service member and two civilian contractors working for the Defense Department — were killed in the attack carried out by Al-Shabaab, US Africa Command, which is responsible for military relations with nations on the continent, confirmed to CNN. Two […]

BREAKING: The United States calls on its citizens to leave Iraq

The US embassy in Baghdad on Friday urged all American citizens currently in Iraq to depart immediately following the killing of top Iranian commander General Qassem Soleimani. “US citizens should depart via airline while possible, and failing that, to other countries via land,” the embassy said in a statement. The development comes after a US […]

Nigerian man, Emmanuel Mong, wanted for alleged fraud, arrested at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport while trying to flee US

Nigerian man Emmanuel Mong wanted for fraud has been arrested while trying to catch a flight to Nigeria has been arrested in Washington, Stamford Advocate reported on Wednesday. Mong has been extradited to Stamford where he will be charged for illegally intercepting a $30,000 wire transfer from a privately held pharmaceutical company, Purdue Pharma. The […]

Breaking News: President Trump impeached by U.S. House of Representatives

By New Nigerian Politics – Washington DC – U.S. President Donald J., Trump was today impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives on two articles of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. The charges stem from the allegation that the president withheld military aid worth $391 million from Ukraine that had already been approved […]

Zambia wants U.S. Ambassador out for defending gay couple and interfering in its affairs

Zambian President Edgar Lungu wants the U.S. ambassador to leave the country after the diplomat criticized the African state for sentencing a gay couple to 15 years behind bars for having a consensual relationship. “We have complained officially to the American government, and we are waiting for their response because we don’t want such people […]

Breaking news: U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee passes two articles of impeachment on Donald J. Trump

By New Nigerian Politics Staff Writer – (Washington DC, USA) The Judiciary Committee in the US House of Representatives today voted on two articles of impeachment accusing President Donald J. Trump of gross abuse of power and obstruction of Congress in relation to the withholding of military aid to Ukraine pending announcement of investigation by that country’s […]

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