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“We Look Forward To Working With Joe Biden, Kamala Harris”

President Muhammadu Buhari has said his Government is ready to work with President Joe Biden and vice-President Kamala Harris. He added that he hopes that a strong point of cooperation and support for Nigeria, as well as the African continent will be marked.  President Buhari in a communique by his special Media Aide, Mr Garba Shehu, […]

Biden’s Inauguration: US On Alert For Armed Protest

A top Aide to United States President-elect, Mr Joe Biden has said the incoming President would sign about a dozen executive orders on his first day in office, as police fearing violence from President Trump supporters staged a nationwide security operation ahead of the inauguration. Authorities in Washington, where Wednesday’s inauguration will take place, said […]

Top US Generals Condemn Capitol Attack

The Pentagon’s top Generals have condemned the January 6. 2021, attack on the Capitol by President Trump supporters, telling US troops that it was an illegal assault on the constitutional process. According to a memorandum signed by all eight members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, led by the chairman, General Mark Milley, on Tuesday, […]

Donald Trump Impeached For Second Time

United States President, Mr Donald Trump has become the first US President in history to be impeached twice. This history came into play when the House of Representatives voted on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, to charge him for inciting last week’s mob attack on Congress. Channels TV reports that the Senate will not hold a […]

US President-Elect Joe Biden Receives Second COVID-19 Vaccine Shot

President-elect Joe Biden has received his second COVID-19 shot. Receiving the vaccine on Monday, January 11, 2021, the President-elect said getting vaccines into people’s arms would be a “number one priority” for his incoming administration. Channels TV reports that this comes as vaccine rollout has faltered badly in the world’s hardest-hit country, where some 375,000 […]

Democrats Forge Ahead To Impeach Trump, Again

US Democrats have said they would push to remove President Donald Trump from Office during the final days of his administration after his supporters’ violent attack on the Capitol, with some Republicans supporting the move. Reports say President Trump could face a historic second impeachment before the January 20, 2021 inauguration of Democrat Joe Biden, […]

Capitol Riot: Police Officer Dies After Clash With Pro-Trump Mob

A United Stated Capitol Police Officer has died of injuries sustained during clashes with a mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters who overran a session of Congress. AFP reports that it was the first Law Enforcement death stemming from the violence at the Capitol on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, which saw flag-waving crowds overwhelm Police […]

China Takes Over American Consulate In Chengdu

The American flag was lowered at the US consulate in China’s Chengdu city on Monday, July 27, 2020, and Chinese authorities entered the building, as Beijing carried out a Cold War-style retaliatory closure of the mission. Earlier in the morning state broadcaster CCTV showed footage of the flag being lowered, after diplomatic tensions soared between the two […]

Europe Reopen Borders Amid Coronavirus Fears As China Battles New

A raft of EU nations reopened their borders to fellow Europeans on Monday after months of coronavirus curbs. As caseloads have declined in recent weeks across many parts of Europe, governments have been keen to ease painful lockdowns that have saved lives but devastated economies and wearied confined populations. Belgium, France, Germany, Greece and Ukraine […]

Coronavirus: US Overtakes China With Most Infected Cases

The US now has more confirmed cases of coronavirus than any other country, with more than 86,000 positive tests. According to the latest figures collated by Johns Hopkins University, the US has overtaken China (81,897 cases) and Italy (80,589). But with over 1,300 Covid-19-related fatalities, the US death toll lags behind China (3,296) and Italy […]