Sunday, June 13, 2021



Obama: Why my daughters partook in Black Lives Matter protests

Former U.S. President Barack Obama told CNN that his daughters took part in last year’s nationwide Black Lives Matter, BLM, protests, saying he does not worry about their moral compass.

Mohammed Idris at 55, Blueprint at 10, by Ibrahim Sheme

In my life, there are three people that I call Chairman, and they are related in more ways than one. First, all three happened to come from Niger State. Two of them are Nupe, so those are my "Katsina slaves".

Claims of ‘Lekki massacre’ not verified ― US Report

The U.S Department of State has released a report claiming that the alleged killing of many protesters by Nigerian soldiers at the Lekki tollgate could not be verified.

U.S police officer, 9 civilians killed in Colorado mass shooting

Ten people including a police officer were killed on Monday in a mass shooting at a grocery store in Boulder, near the Rocky Mountains in northern Colorado.

Myanmar’s UN envoy calls for ‘coordinated, tougher’ sanctions against military

Myanmar’s Ambassador to the UN,  Kyaw Moe Tun, has called on the international community to toughen its sanctions against the country’s military, following increasing violence in the aftermath of Feb. 1 coup.

First all-female mechanic workshop opens in Sokoto

The Director-General of the National Automotive Design and Development Council, NADDC, Jelani Aliyu, has commissioned the first female mechanic workshop in Sokoto State.

COVID-19: China’s Sinopharm seeks vaccine’s approval in Philippines – Official

China’s Sinopharm pharmaceutical company has applied for an emergency use authorisation of its coronavirus vaccine in the Philippines, Presidential Spokesperson, Harry Roque, said on Monday.

3 names disappear from U.S. Intel Report on Khashoggi after initial release – Reports

The U.S. intelligence community has replaced its long-awaited report on the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, with another version that no longer includes the names of three men initially considered as complicit.

Trump impeachment: I’m anxious to see how Republicans vote – Biden

U.S. President, Joe Biden told reporters on Friday that he is anxious to see how Republicans will vote in the impeachment trial for former President Donald Trump.

Police file charges against former Nigerian governor over ‘threat to circulate nude photos’ of lady

The office of the Inspector-General of Police, IGP, will on Monday, February 15 arraign a former governor of Imo State, Ikedi Ohakim, over alleged harassment of one Chinyere Amuchinwa.

Jonathan nearly sacked me for allocating land to Baze University — Gov. Bala Mohammed

The governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed, has revealed that he almost lost his job as FCT minister, under President Goodluck Jonathan, for allocating...

U.S. Capitol police confirm death of officer injured in pro-Trump riot

The U.S. Capitol Police, USCP, has confirmed the death of the officer who was injured during a violent riot in support of President Donald Trump at the Capitol building on Wednesday.

Lai Mohammed accuses ICC of aggravating Nigeria’s security challenges

The Federal Government says the International Criminal Court, ICC, and some human rights organisations have colluded to aggravate the security challenges facing the country.

Man jailed for 40 years regains freedom after witness confessed she lied

A man from Michigan has finally regained freedom after spending almost 40 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit.

Trump not planning to publicly admit defeat despite Electoral College vote – Reports

U.S. President Donald Trump does not intend to publicly recognise the official results of the U.S. presidential election even after the Electoral College has declared Democrat Joe Biden as the president-elect, media reported.

Report: First Lady Melania Trump ‘wants to go home’

With U.S. President Donald Trump refusing to concede in the recently concluded presidential election to President-elect Joe Biden, First Lady Melania Trump ‘wants to...

Trump loses social media followers after election defeat – Study

Donald Trump has been losing Twitter followers since he lost the presidential election to Joe Biden with more than hundreds of thousands of accounts abandoning his profile since November 17.

#EndSARS: Nigerian govt tackles UK parliament over attack on Gowon

The Federal Government has berated a UK parliamentarian, Tom Tugendhat, for accusing a former Nigerian leader, retired Gen. Yakubu Gowon, of stealing during a debate on the #EndSARS protest in the House of Commons.

BREAKING: Trump finally okays Biden transition as GSA transmits letter to President-elect

The General Services Administration, GSA, has informed President-elect Joe Biden that the Trump administration is ready to begin the formal transition process, CNN has reported. The GSA...

Lekki Shooting: FG petitions CNN over ‘one-sided report’, threatens legal action

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has petitioned the U.S based media giant, CNN, over their recent report on alleged shootings at Lekki toll gate during the EndSARS protest in Lagos State.  

Georgia confirms Biden’s victory after manual vote recount

The U.S. state of Georgia has confirmed President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the Nov. 3 election after a painstaking hand recount of its five...

Lekki shootings: CNN should be sanctioned over ‘one-sided report’ – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has called for the sanctioning of the U.S-based media umpire, CNN, over what he described as one-sided report on the October 20 shootings at the Lekki Toll Gate, Lagos State.

#EndSARS: CNN report on Lekki shootings one-sided – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has condemned the U.S-based CNN’s investigative report on October 20 shootings at the Lekki Toll Gate, Lagos State.

Bill Gates denies ‘inventing’ COVID-19

Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates on Thursday debunked claims by some conspiracy theories accusing him of creating the coronavirus disease, AFP reports.

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