U.S. Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Nigeria Mary Beth Leonard presented her credentials to His Excellency President Muhammadu Buhari at a ceremony at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on December 24, 2019. The U.S. Senate confirmed Ambassador Leonard on August 1, 2019 after she was nominated for the position by U.S. President Donald J. Trump on June 24, 2019. She was sworn in as the Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Nigeria on October 4, 2019 in Washington, D.C.
U.S President Donald Trump has just been impeached for abuse of power and obstruction of justice by the House of Representatives. Trump becomes third President in U.S history to be impeached. The Senate will decide if he will be removed from office.
Jamaica’s Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett has extended an invitation to Miss World contestant, Nigeria’s Nyekachi Douglas, to visit the island country. During his speech at the 2019 Golden Tourism Awards, Bartlett said Nyekachi’s reaction to the announcement of Jamaica’s Toni-Ann Singh crowning as Miss World 2019, showed love and friendship.
A Federal High Court sitting in Kano has dismissed a bribery suit against Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, for lack of evidence.
An exclusive video shared by the Daily Nigerian website showed the Governor in his office allegedly collecting bundles of dollar notes from a contractor in the state and putting them in his clothing. Mixed reactions have trailed the court ruling.
Tony-Ann Singh of Jamaica was announced as the winner of the Miss World 2019 beauty pageant held at the ExCeL London on December 14. She was crowned by her predecessor – Miss World 2018 Vanessa Ponce from Mexico – in an epic moment on the stage. Ophely Mezino of France and Suman Rao of India were the first and second runners up of the beauty pageant respectively.
Nothing wey Musa no go see for gate!! So... as the story goes, Russian President Vladimir Putin was spotted going to the toilet with six bodyguards, during his attendance at the Ukraine Summit in Paris.
President Hage Geingob of Namibia has been re-elected for a second term, the country’s electoral commission says.
In the election which held on Wednesday, Geingob polled 56.3% ahead of his nearest rival Panduleni Itula with 29.4%.
Let me take you down memory lane to August 2005 when Hurricane Katrina struck th
e United States. Former President George W. Bush was heavily criticized for his delayed visit to the Gulf Coast. He was on vacation at the time and the media roasted him for isolating himself. When he eventually visited, he muted all his critics with the empathy he showed the victims.
So the Federal Government will use $1bn to fight Boko Haram. All our 36 Governors in Nigeria approved the withdrawal of the $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account by the federal government to fight the insurgency. $1 solid BILLION in USD. What manner of leaders do we have in this country?
I thought we were told that Boko Haram was technically defeated? I’m curious to know if this battle is now spiritual warfare that the common eye can not see. $1bn to do what for crying out loud?
It’s amusing reading APC members commenting on the just concluded PDP National convention. Why bother with what PDP is doing when your party leadership can’t get themselves organized to hold a convention?
Recently, the All Progressives Congress (APC) announced that they had postponed mid-term national convention until the first quarter of 2018. They have been postponing the conduct of their convention since their NEC meeting back in March 24th, 2016 where, it was resolved that the party’s constitution should be amended. Since then, it has been story after story. Why is a ruling party finding it cumbersome to hold a convention?