-Agency reports The Syrian army has accused Israel of firing rockets that hit a major military airport in a “flagrant” attack outside Damascus, warning Tel Aviv of severe repercussions. The explosions were heard in the capital, and a large plume of smoke could be seen rising from the area, while video footageRead More
-Anietie Udobit,agency reports Less than 24 hours after US Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson appeared to call for a blockade of South China Sea islands, a strongly-worded English editorial in the Global Times accused the former ExxonMobil chief executive of "rabble-rousing". He "had better bone up on nuclear power strategies ifRead More
-Anietie Udobit,agency reports President Barack Obama surprised an emotional Vice President Joe Biden Thursday by presenting him the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, during a White House ceremony. "For your faith in your fellow Americans, for your love of country and for your lifetime of service that willRead More
-Anietie Udobit,agency reports Donald Trump shocked everyone with his first speech as the US president-elect on Wednesday. Trump threw a lot of curved balls during his speech whether it was his "failing" jibe at Buzzfeed for running the "golden shower" story, rebuffing intelligence leaks of his ties with Russia and callingRead More
Donald Trump is billed to attend a roadshow put together by FG of Nigeria as part of efforts to attract investment into the oil sector.
Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Ibe Kachikwu, made the disclosure while unveiling his goals and those of the Ministry of Petroleum Resources for 2017 in Abuja. According to him, “We are going to be seeking to attract investments and complete all the MoUs we have in China and India.Read More
Obama emotional farewell speech, first daughter sasha misses, calls wife ‘best friend’ and ‘role model’
-Anietie Udobit,agency reports President Barack Obama wiped away tears when he gave his heartfelt thanks to First Lady Michelle Obama during his emotional farewell speech. Acknowledging both the challenges and achievements of his two-term presidency, Obama concluded his speech on Tuesday night by calling Michelle a 'role model' for the country, asRead More
Obama closes the book on his presidency with a speech that will try to lift supporters floored by Trump’s shock victory.
Barack Obama closes the book on his presidency Tuesday, with a farewell speech in Chicago that will try to lift supporters felled by Donald Trump’s shock victory. Obama’s last trip on Air Force One will be a pilgrimage to his adoptive hometown, where he will address a sell-out crowd not farRead More
-Agency reports Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness has resigned. Under power-sharing procedures, First Minister Arlene Foster can no long continue in her role without Mr McGuinness. The move therefore means power-sharing has effectively collapsed and will trigger an election for the Northern Ireland Assembly. His resignation comes in protest at Ms FosterRead More
Meryl Streep berated Trump for his disruptive-rhetoric as she received a lifetime award at the Golden Globes
Three-time Oscar winner Meryl Streep berated President-elect Donald Trump for his divisive rhetoric as she received a lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes on Sunday. The 67-year-old fought to control her emotions as she received a standing ovation during her acceptance speech for the Cecil B DeMille Award, handed outRead More
-Agency reports Donald Trump has launched into a Twitter tirade against Meryl Streep after the actress rebuked the President-elect at the Golden Globes. During her acceptance speech for a lifetime achievement award, Streep attacked the President-elect for imitating a disabled reporter. She said it was the one performance this year which shockedRead More