Thursday, February 21, 2019

US Supreme Court allows Trump military transgender ban

The United States Supreme Court has allowed President Donald Trump to enforce his policy of banning certain transgender people from the military. The court voted...

Attack on UN base in Mali kills 8 peacekeepers

Gunmen killed at least eight Chadian UN peacekeepers in an attack Sunday on one of their bases in northern Mali, a source close to...

Czech Republic offers Nigerians 4,000 euros to leave their country

The government of Czech Republic has offered to pay Nigerians and other migrants €4000 (1.6m) to encourage them to leave their country and return to...

Fed Chair Jerome Powell Says He Would Not Resign if Trump Asked

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says he would not resign if pressured to do so by President Donald Trump. "No," Powell answered simply, when asked...

Tears drop as 11yr old girl files to divorce her 38yr old husband

The young Sudanese girl was in elementary school when a 38-year-old man asked for her hand in marriage. Her father accepted the proposal, and...

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Trump threatens to shut Mexican border in demand for wall funding

Donald Trump has threatened to shut down the border with Mexico over illegal immigration if Congress fails to fund his proposed wall. "Either we build...

TILL I DIE, BUHARI’LL CONTINUE TO ADDRESS ME AS SIR – OBASANJO

Nigeria’s former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, on Wednesday, said he is most qualified to criticise President Muhammadu Buhari, having presided over the affairs of...

Suspects in murder of ex-Nigeria army chief nabbed – Police

A little over a week after his murder was reported, police in Nigeria said they had arrested persons believed to be behind the murder...

Nigeria president presents $28.8 bn 2019 budget to parliament

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari presented a 8.83 trillion naira ($28.80 billion) budget for 2019 to parliament on Wednesday, and laid out a plan to...