Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Once upon a time in Gambia By Reuben Abati

U.S. bars ex-Gambian President Yahya Jammeh, family

The United States has barred former President Yahya Jammeh of The Gambia and his immediate family from the country. U.S. Department of State, in a...
American Consulate showcased film documentaries to inspire Nigerian youths

US supports full inclusion of persons with disabilities

The United States Consulate in Lagos has called for more concerted efforts to ensure the full inclusion of persons living with disabilities in every...
Bush is hailed at funeral as U.S. ‘soldier-statesman’

Bush is hailed at funeral as U.S. ‘soldier-statesman’

Former President George H.W. Bush was hailed at his state funeral on Wednesday as a warrior-statesman of uncommon personal kindness who went from being...
Kremlin defends Putin’s ‘high five’ greetings with Saudi crown prince

Kremlin defends Putin’s ‘high five’ greetings with Saudi crown prince

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, has defended the extraordinary fraternal greetings between Russian Vladimir Putin and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the...

Former Trump lawyer Cohen pleads guilty to lying to Congress

Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former longtime personal lawyer, pleaded guilty on Thursday to lying to Congress. He lied about a proposed Trump Organization skyscraper...
Facebook finds, removes 1.9m terror posts in Q1

Facebook starts verification for UK political ads

UK advertisers seeking to run political ads on Facebook Inc must now confirm their identity, location and reveal who paid for the ad, the...
Zuckerberg stands firm amid questions about Facebook leadership

Zuckerberg stands firm amid questions about Facebook leadership

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has said he intends to remain head of the social media giant he founded in spite of calls for...

Trump thanks Saudi Arabia for oil prices crash

U.S. President Donald Trump has praised Saudi Arabia for the crash in global oil prices as oil plummeted to 13-month low on Wednesday. Trump tweeted:...
It’ll will be ‘immoral, suicidal’ to fail to agree on climate change action — UN

UN chief urges strengthened peacekeeping in Africa

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called on the international community to strengthen cooperation and commitment to peacekeeping in Africa, the region, which hosts half...
American Consulate showcased film documentaries to inspire Nigerian youths

US Consulate Grant Program gives $453 568 to 45 civic organizations

From January 2018 till date, the United States Consulate General in Lagos has awarded $453, 568 to 45 individuals, non-government organizations (NGOs), and academic...