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A Tribute to My Namesake – Senator John Sidney McCain III.
A Tribute to My Namesake – Senator John ...

A Tribute to My Namesake – Senator John Sidney McCain III.

“Who is that?” He asked with feigned shock etched vividly on his face. “That White Man over there!” she said pointing at me. I looked up from my desk to find one finger and about 10 pairs of astounded eyes in my direction. I chuckled, especially at the reference to me as ‘that white... read more »

Africa: Kofi Annan Passes On at 80

Africa: Kofi Annan Passes On at 80

Koffi Annan, former United Nations Secretary-General, has passed on at the age of 80. His death was announced in a tweet from his Twitter account @KofiAnnan. The tweet read “It is with immense sadness that the Annan family and the Kofi Annan Foundation announce that Kofi Annan, former... read more »

Nigeria: President Speaks at the International Criminal Court (ICC) Hague
Nigeria: President Speaks at the Interna...

Nigeria: President Speaks at the International Criminal Court (ICC) Hague

Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari was invited by the International Criminal Court (ICC) Hague to deliver the keynote address. This is to mark the court’s 20th anniversary celebration. According to the Nigerian ambassador to the Netherlands, Oji Ngofa, the invitation extended to President... read more »

Nigeria’s President, Facing Calls to Step Aside, Says He Will Run Again
World: Nigeria’s President, Facing Calls...

World: Nigeria’s President, Facing Calls to Step Aside, Says He Will Run Ag...

Despite calls to step aside and concerns about mysterious health problems, President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria on Monday declared his intention to seek re-election next year, ending months of speculation. In a closed-door meeting of the National Executive Committee, after national news outlets... read more »

Nigeria: Why I Spoke Directly to Nigerian Leaders – Bill Gates
Nigeria: Why I Spoke Directly to Nigeria...

Nigeria: Why I Spoke Directly to Nigerian Leaders – Bill Gates

The Co-Chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Mr. Bill Gates, again on Monday criticised the Federal Government’s Economic Recovery and Growth Plan. Gates, in an interview with the CNN, said that the Federal Government’s investment in education and health was not good enough. “While... read more »

World: Nigerian - Chile Eboe-Osuji Elected President of the ICC

World: Nigerian – Chile Eboe-Osuji Elected President of the ICC

The judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC), sitting in a plenary session on 11 March 2018, elected Judge Chile Eboe-Osuji (Nigeria) as President of the Court for a three-year term... read more »

Sports: Leading UEFA Champions League Scorers

Sports: Leading UEFA Champions League Scorers

Leading UEFA Champions League scorers after Wednesday’s last 16, second leg ties: 12: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid) 7: Cavani (Paris SG), Kane (Tottenham), Firmino (Liverpool) 6: Ben... read more »

World: Sylvester Stallone Not Dead – Star Alive and Well

World: Sylvester Stallone Not Dead – Star Alive and Well

SYLVESTER Stallone joked with fans that it was “great to be back from the dead” after false rumours about his death swept the internet. The Rocky star took to Instagram to prove he was... read more »

World: Is America Any Safer 15 Years After September 9/11?

World: Is America Any Safer 15 Years After September 9/11?

Fifteen years ago this September 11, 19 terrorists, using four jetliners as guided missiles, killed 2,977 people—and enveloped the country in fear. It was the first sustained attack on... read more »