UN defies Trump, vote against his Jerusalem resolution

The United Nations General Assembly on Thursday defied warnings from the United States and overwhelmingly passed a resolution condemning the Trump administration’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and calling on countries not to move their diplomatic missions to the city. A total of 128 countries voted in favor of the text, defying President Donald […]

Lusaka Gives Nigerian pastor two days to leave country

Government immigration agency in Lusaka has decided not to renew the employment permit of Pastor Augustine Oso Ebosele of Omega Fire Ministries in Lusaka. This is due to the conduct of Pastor EBOSELE which has divided the OMEGA Fire Ministries into two parties. Chief Government Spokesperson Kampamba Mulenga has announced this in Lusaka. She says […]

USAID bolsters Sub-Saharan Africa’s off-grid energy sector with $6.3 million

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) will advance off-grid energy solutions in sub-Saharan Africa through several new awards announced at the Unlocking Solar Capital: Africa Conference in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The awards provide capital to companies engaged in household solar-systems and micro-grids to expand operations, scale innovations, test new business models, and finance […]

USA looks strong to reclaim 4x400m relay title

The United States ran a world leading time in the women’s 4×400 metres relay heats at the World Athletics Championships, having done the same in the 4x100m earlier on Saturday. The U.S., who finished as runners-up in the 4x400m two years ago after four successive world titles, were anchored by Natasha Hastings and finished 20 […]

Nigerian president’s speech in Hausa leads to media displeasure

The Cable has published how President Muhammadu Buhari’s speech is a disservice to Nigerians. Read it here. However, here’s a brief quotation: Whoever is behind the broadcast has simply gone beyond the limits to ridicule the administration of President Buhari by projecting severity of his health status and presenting him as a promoter of ethno-religious cleavage […]

Supreme Court USA: Trump wins on travel ban

United States President Donald Trump got the nod of the country’s Supreme Court on Monday to implement part of his controversial travel ban against nationals of six muslim nations. It was a victory of sort from after lower and appeal court judges had blocked the ban as discriminatory, which runs against the spirit of US […]

Nigerian in USA caught for sending massive email scams

A Nigerian man on Tuesday pleaded guilty to taking part in email scams attempting to defraud thousands of victims around the world out of millions of dollars, U.S. prosecutors said. David Chukwuneke Adindu, 29, entered his plea to two conspiracy counts before U.S. District Judge Paul Crotty in Manhattan, according to an announcement from Acting […]

Osun Govt urge USA to rethink climate issues

Osun State governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola on Tuesday urged the United States of America to seriously consider its stand concerning climate change, as whatever decision America takes will seriously affect many countries of the world negatively. ‎Governor Aregbesola, while playing host to the American Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Syminton, who paid him a courtesy visit […]

Nigeria: The ex naval boss in fraud accusation

Justice A. S. Umar of the Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja on Monday, admitted in evidence two documents tendered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, against a former Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Usman Jibrin, who is standing trial for alleged corruption. At the last sitting, June 14, […]

Build NBBF again, urges Musa Kida

Newly-elected president of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), Musa Kida has called on all aggrieved members of the basketball family to return to the fold and help in rebuilding the game in the country. Kida also encouraged sponsors and other associates of the game who pulled out of the federation’s activities in the past to […]

Flying Robot Taxi takes the street in USA

An automaton that can transport people has been given the approval to do trials in the US. The Ehang 184, which was initially divulged at CES 2016, is a little, individual helicopter that can transport a solitary traveler. As opposed to one expansive rotor over the body, the “taxi ramble” has four rotors underneath the […]

USAID Nigeria trains Nigerians, equips the country toward food sustainability measures

Augustina Armstrong-Ogbonna The United States Agency for International Development USAID|NIGERIA has commenced training of major service providers in key cocoa producing states on vegetative propagation of cocoa to address the dearth of planting materials for cocoa and also enable increased yield of the cash crop.  Read  more here. The week-long training which held at the […]

UCLA Health: Hackers expose 4.5 million records in USA

Breaking news has it that hackers broke into UCLA Health in the University of California, Los Angeles to access computers with sensitive records of 4.5 million people. Names, medical information, Social Security numbers, Medicare numbers, health plan IDs, birthdays and physical addresses, were among the potentially stolen items. That means anyone who have visited, or […]

USA: Houston to celebrate Basketmouth Day on July 17

Nigerian comedian Basketmouth has been honoured with ‘Basketmouth day’ in the city of Houston in the United States of America. The Mayor of the city, ‘Annice D. Parker declared the 17th of July as Basketmouth Day in Houston Texas in recognition for what he has accomplished in the past six years in that region mfor […]