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House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler and Speaker Nancy Pelosi have been increasingly at odds over the Judiciary Committee’s impeachment investigation. | J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo congress The longtime allies are increasingly in conflict over the push to oust President Donald Trump. In a closed-door meeting last week, Speaker Nancy Pelosi stunned lawmakers and aides with…
President Donald Trump has called Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell 'clueless.' | Drew Angerer/Getty Images White House Is Jerome Powell caving to public pressure by the president? President Donald Trump has taken over Jerome Powell’s life. The Federal Reserve’s expected decision on Wednesday to cut interest rates again will spark new questions about whether Powell,…
Popular Nigerian singer Tiwa Savage On Tuesday, September 17, 2019, performed her new single, ’49-99′ to a large crowd under the Obalende bridge, on Lagos Island, Lagos. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The performance in...
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, has reacted to the recent undercurrents at the Presidency, concluding that Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo’s office has been rendered useless, impotent and irrelevant. ...
-“We sensed that the Government of Nigeria is surreptitiously reintroducing the botched cattle colony or ruga settlement. This is a slap on our collective resolve to live in a united Nigeria (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({});
President Donald Trump. | Mark Wilson/Getty Images President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he had directed Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin “to substantially increase” U.S. sanctions on Iran following an attack on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia. The action, announced in a tweet, marks the administration’s first official, public response to the weekend drone strike Saturday…
Kyrsten Sinema's victory in 2018 was the first win by an Arizona Democratic Senate candidate since the 1990s. | Christian Petersen/Getty Images 2020 elections Democrats appear to have their best shot at capturing the state since Bill Clinton won it more than two decades ago. Arizona has long been touted as a potential swing state…
The Governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has called on world leaders to intensify efforts at scrutinizing and blocking sources of funding and support for armed groups to end global terrorism and insecurity. ...
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama on Tuesday said Nigeria would take advantage of its position in the Forum of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) to end terrorism reign. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); He...
-The Nigerian authorities had closed the borders with Benin about a month ago and Niger more recently, as a measure toward tacking the challenge of smuggling. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The recent closure of...
Protesters march through the California Capitol. | Rich Pedroncelli/AP Photo health care The approach reflected the level of desperation among families staunchly opposed to vaccinating their children. SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A chorus of mostly white women sang the gospel song “We Shall Overcome” in the California State Capitol, an anthem of the civil rights movement.…
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, on Tuesday, boasted that members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) could not attack him outside Nigeria. ...
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has said that the Nigerian Government would use the Forum of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) to seek global support fighting terrorism and increasing Foreign Direct Investments...
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); President Muhammadu Buhari has dissolved the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP) as currently constituted with Mr. Okoi Obono-Obla as Chairman. The Attorney-General of the...
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal has revealed that ongoing negotiations between his government and bandits were yielding positive results. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({});