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US Urges Nigeria To Change Tactics Against Boko Haram

US Urges Nigeria To Change Tactics Against Boko Haram

Nigerian forces battling Boko Haram jihadists need a change of mindset to overcome an evolving guerrilla threat, US military officials said this week on the sidelines of an African security summit. Boko Haram’s tactics — from improvised explosive devices to hiding within the local population — necessitate a shift away from conventional strategies, said Lt. […]

US Lifts Travel Ban On Chad

US Lifts Travel Ban On Chad

The United States announced Tuesday the lifting of its six-month ban on visitors and immigrants from Chad, saying the country had met key security requirements for vetting travelers. “The president announced today that Chad has raised its security standards to meet important baseline US national security requirements,” the Department of Homeland Security announced. “Therefore, its […]

U.S. Supports Nigerian Women Advancement In STEM Fields – John Bray

U.S. Supports Nigerian Women Advancement In STEM Fields – John Bray

The United State Consul General in Lagos, Mr. John Bray, has advised that it is better for women to increase their participation in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields of education. Addressing participants yesterday in Lagos during a TechWomen Mentoring programme organised for Nigerian female STEM leaders by the US government, in collaboration with […]

Saudi Prince Mohammed Salman Visits White House

Saudi Prince Mohammed Salman Visits White House

Saudi Arabia’s young crown prince heads to the White House Tuesday, looking to underscore his grip on power and ensure that several emerging points of friction don’t threaten a burgeoning alliance with Donald Trump. In front of the cameras, it will be all back-slapping, handshakes, smiles and warm words. This is Crown Prince Mohammed bin […]

US Secretary Of State, Rex Tillerson, To Visit Nigeria

US Secretary Of State, Rex Tillerson, To Visit Nigeria

Rex Tillerson, the United States Secretary of State, will visit Abuja, the Nigerian capital,  on his first official trip to Africa. A statement by Heather Nauert, spokesperson for the State Department, Mr. Tillerson will also visit N’Djamena in Chad;m, Djibouti in Djibouti,  Addis Ababa in Ethiopia and  Nairobi in Kenya. The visit to Africa will […]

Nigerians In US Cry Out Over Visa Crises

Nigerians In US Cry Out Over Visa Crises

Nigerians resident in the United States have cried against flawed visa process, questionable visa contracting arrangements, tedious biometric process, scarcity of visa stamp and passport booklets in the Nigerian high commission in US. They demanded for the suspension of the exclusive contract given to OIS to process all visa applications in the US and also […]

Rex Tillerson To Meet With Qatar Emir And FM In Doha

Rex Tillerson To Meet With Qatar Emir And FM In Doha

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is set to hold talks with Qatar’s emir and foreign minister on the second leg of his four-day trip to the Gulf to help seek a resolution to the ongoing GCC crisis. The US State Department said Tillerson would meet with Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani at 8:30 […]

Police Hunt For Killers Of Nigerian Pastor In Indianapolis, US

Police Hunt For Killers Of Nigerian Pastor In Indianapolis, US

Police in Indianapolis, capital of Indiana in the United States have launched a manhunt for the killer of a Nigerian pastor, Oluwadayomisi Epenusi. The 66 year old Nigerian was shot to death at the weekend at an apartment complex near 10th Street and I-465 on the city’s west side. Friends and neighbors said Epenusi, had […]

Apple plans to spend $1 Billion To Support Advanced Manufacturing Jobs In The U.S.

Apple plans to spend $1 Billion To Support Advanced Manufacturing Jobs In The U.S.

Apple says that it intends to bolster the U.S. manufacturing sector by creating a $1 billion “advanced manufacturing fund” — with some of that initial money going toward a company the tech giant is prepared to partner with, chief executive Tim Cook said. The announcement, which Cook made Wednesday on CNBC, comes after months of focus by President […]

Sarah Silverman To Trump: Show Us Your Taxes, You Emotional Child

Sarah Silverman To Trump: Show Us Your Taxes, You Emotional Child

As tens of thousands of protesters demonstrated across the U.S. on Saturday to pressure President Donald Trump to finally release his tax returns, few presented the issue more pointedly than comedian Sarah Silverman. “Show us your fucking taxes, you emotional child,” she challenged in a speech in New York City. The actress was one of a multitude […]

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