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U.S. Lifts 23-Year Sudan Sanctions

U.S. Lifts 23-Year Sudan Sanctions

The US government on Monday lifted sanctions on Sudan, following a series of steps by Khartoum including settling a $335 million compensation claim to victims of terror attacks. President Donald Trump announced he was rescinding Sudan’s designation as a state sponsor of terrorism, effectively ending 23 years of restrictions. This means Sudan is now free […]

IMF Raises Aid To U.S.$4.5 Billion

IMF Raises Aid To U.S.$4.5 Billion

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday approved Angola’s request for increased financial assistance and immediately disbursed USD one billion. This measure brings the total assistance programme to almost USD 4.5 billion, a statement from the international financial body noted. According to the fund, this third positive assessment of financial assistance is given under the […]

Anglophone Crisis In Cameroon

Anglophone Crisis In Cameroon

“My heart breaks for Cameroon. Every day people are dying, and every day people are suffering,” said Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Tibor Nagy when asked about his message to authorities in Yaoundé regarding the three-year political crisis in North West and South West. Nagy was speaking from Kigali during a visit which will also […]

The Story Corner : The Uncouth Uncle Leading The World

The Story Corner : The Uncouth Uncle Leading The World

Story corner is a subtle gossip corner for you. We will take some issues around the country and sometimes outside the country and discuss about them. If they arrest me, I will come for all of you too {lol}. Story story…. I was seated in my house when a friend of mine called me and […]

US Promises To Monitor Ekiti Guber Poll

US Promises To Monitor Ekiti Guber Poll

The United States of America (USA), has said the world is interested and would monitor the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State to ensure that rules are not circumvented in the poll. This is coming as the Chairman of the Council of Traditional Rulers in the state and Oloye of Oye-Ekiti, Oba Oluwole Ademolaju, […]

North Korea’s Olympics Peace Bid Tests U.S.-South Korea Alliance

North Korea’s Olympics Peace Bid Tests U.S.-South Korea Alliance

After a year filled with nuclear provocations that raised fears of a devastating war in Northeast Asia, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un started 2018 on an optimistic note. His call for talks to ensure the success of the Winter Olympics in South Korea next month — and improve overall inter-Korean relations — represented a […]

Freezing New York Welcomes 2018 With Tightest Security

Freezing New York Welcomes 2018 With Tightest Security

Some two million people braved New York’s coldest New Year weather for a century to welcome 2018 in Times Square, with police enforcing intensely strict security. Residents and tourists faced the worst New Year freeze since 1917, with temperatures of nine degrees Fahrenheit (minus 12.7 Celsius). After two attacks in the city inspired by the […]

Gunman Attacks Texas Church, Kills 27

Gunman Attacks Texas Church, Kills 27

At least 27 people have been killed in a church shooting on Sunday in Sutherland Springs, Texas, United States, while many more injured. CNN reports that the shooter was killed after a brief chase north into neighbouring Guadalupe County, according to Guadalupe County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Robert Murphy. It is unclear if the shooter was killed […]

US Set To Withdraw From UNESCO

US Set To Withdraw From UNESCO

The United States Thursday announced that it will withdraw from the United Nations Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), accusing the body of “anti-Israel bias.” The State Department spokeswoman, Heather Nauert, said Washington would establish an “observer mission” to replace its representation at the Paris-based agency. According to AFP, the United States was angered since 2011 […]

US To Enhance Maritime Corporation With Nigeria

US To Enhance Maritime Corporation With Nigeria

United States Admiral Michelle J. Howard, who is the commander, Allied Joint Force Command Naples, commander, US Naval Forces Europe and commander, US Naval Forces Africa, is meeting with Nigeria Chief of Naval Staff. Vice Admiral Ibom Ete Ibas and other senior Nigerian civilian and military officials to discuss maritime collaboration and the enhancement of […]

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