How Americans react to choice of black woman as VP hopeful

JOE BIDEN and KAMALA HARRIS. PHOTO: Brian Cahn/ZUMA Wire Democratic White House hopeful Joe Biden on Tuesday named Kamala Harris, a high-profile senator from California, as his vice presidential pick. Here is how US politicians and celebrities have reacted to her nomination: – Barack Obama – Former president Barack Obama said that Biden had “nailed […]

Obama says Joe Biden nailed it with his decision to pick Harris for as VP candidate

Ex-President Barack Obama has hailed Joe Biden’s choice of Senator Kamala Harris as a running mate in this year’s United States Presidential Election, saying “Joe Biden nailed this decision.” Biden named Harris, a high-profile black senator from California, as his vice-presidential choice on Tuesday. “I have the great honor to announce that I’ve picked @KamalaHarris […]

Walter Carrington, ex United States envoy to Nigeria, dies at 90

(NNP) A former United States ambassador to Nigeria, Walter Clarington has died. He was 90. A statement from his wife, Dr. Arise Carrington, a Nigerian medical doctor stated, “It is with a heavy and broken heart but with gratitude to God for his life of selfless humanity that I announce the passing of my beloved […]

Nigeria Receives 200 Ventilators Promised by Trump (Always at the receiving end)

By Adedayo Akinwale and Udora Orizu The federal government on Tuesday finally received the 200 ventilators donated to it by the President of the United States, Donald Trump, for Covid-19 response. On April 28, Trump had, in a phone call conversation with President Muhammadu Buhari, promised that his administration would send ventilators to Nigeria. Speaking […]

FG Approves More Evacuation Flights for Stranded Nigerians in US

By Adedayo Akinwale The federal government has approved the eighth and ninth evacuation flights for stranded Nigerians in the United States. The Nigerian Consulate in the US, in a statement dated August 10, but issued on Tuesday, said the ninth flight is the final evacuation flight for stranded Nigerians from the US. The Consulate said […]

Buhari, Army silent as US warns ISIS, al-Qaeda planning to penetrate Southern Nigeria

By Rasheed Sobowale The Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, and the Nigerian Army Headquarters have been silent since the media reported that ISIS and al-Qaeda groups are planning to infiltrate Southern Nigeria and expand across West Africa. Likewise, there was a sudden loss of voice of the Presidential Aides who are reputed for their quick reactions […]

Fani-Kayode reacts to US’ claim that Al Qaeda, ISIS planning to infiltrate South

By Kazeem Ugbodaga Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode says the claim by the United States that Al Qaeda and ISIS are planning to infiltrate the south is alarming. He said if it was true, the south would soon experience the barbarity and savagery that the north had been subjected to by these two terrorist organisations […]

Army: Nigerians Have Reason to Fear Al-Qaeda, ISIS Purportedly Penetrating Nigeria – By Odimegwu Onwumere

By Odimegwu Onwumere | Rivers State, Nigeria | August 7, 2020- The Defence Headquarters had on August 6 2020 said that Nigerians have no reason to fear the USA shout out that Al-Qaeda and ISIS are on a mission to settle in Southern Nigeria and that Al-Qaeda were already in the north-western part of the […]

Michelle Obama says she is suffering from depression

Former U.S. first lady Michelle Obama, said she has been “dealing with some form of low-grade depression” this year. And she blames almost all on President Donald Trump. Obama disclosed her mental health status in a new episode of her podcast on Wednesday. She said the depression was “not just because of the quarantine, but […]

Texas man Lee Price jailed for spending COVID-19 loans on Lamborghini, strip clubs

By Agency Reporter Instead of speeding off in a $200,000 Lamborghini Urus, a Texas man, Lee Price III got a slower ride to jail on Tuesday. This was after US authorities arrested him for using $1.6 million in government pandemic aid to go on a spending spree. Lee Price III, 29, was charged with fraud […]

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