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Putin Accuses US Of Double Standard In Treating Capitol Rioters

Russian President, Vladimir Putin has accused the United States of double standards in its treatment of Capitol rioters. He said it was wrong for the US to criticise crackdowns on anti-Government protests overseas, while prosecuting Americans with political demands. Speaking at a business forum in St Petersburg, Mr Putin set expectations low for his Summit […]

WTO Confirms Okonjo-Iweala As DG

Nigeria’s former Finance Minister, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been confirmed as the next Director-General of the World Trade Organisation. Confirmed on Monday, February 15, 2021, Dr Okonjo-Iweala is the first woman and the first African to lead the international trade body, as her term is scheduled to start on March 1, 2021; the term, which […]

Biden Reverses Trump’s Visa Ban On Nigeria, Other Countries

Newly inaugurated US President Joe Biden has reversed a policy by former President Donald Trump that restricted the granting of immigrant visas to Nigerians. In January 2020, Mr Trump had expanded curbs on immigration to include six more countries, including Nigeria. At the time, the US Government said the policy was designed to tighten security […]

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, […]

COVID-19: Biden To Receive Second Vaccine Dose

United States President-elect, Mr Joe Biden, is expected to receive his second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on Monday, January 11, 2021. His Office made the announcement three weeks after his first injection was broadcast live to boost public confidence in the jab. When he got his first dose of the Pfizer vaccine at the […]

Biden Urged To Renounce Sole Control Of US Nuclear Weapons

A former US Defense Secretary has called on President-elect Joe Biden to reform the system that gives sole control of the Nation’s nuclear arsenal to the President, calling it “outdated, unnecessary and extremely dangerous.” The call from William Perry came the same day US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke with the Nation’s top Military leader […]