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Wednesday, 31 October 2018

Folorunsho Alakija is building West Africa's most expensive tower. Famfa Towers in Ikoyi set to cost a whooping N60billion

LIB exclusive: Folorunsho Alakija is building West Africa 



Africa's richest woman Mrs Folorunsho Alakija is set to become the owner of the most expensive building in West Africa, if not Africa. Famfa Towers is currently being built on Alfred Rewane Road in Ikoyi Lagos.

This Twitter reaction to Donald Trump's vow to revoke birthright citizenship is blowing up for obvious reasons

Donald Trump has criticized birthright citizenship and vowed to revoke the law through an executive order (read here).

The birthright citizenship allows children of non-citizens and illegal immigrants born in the US to become automatic citizens. Trump says this is "ridiculous" and he promised to do something about it.

Well, it seems the president has forgotten that same applies to his children's situation and a social media user pointed it out to him that his kids were born by an immigrant who wasn't a US citizen.
@MrFilmkritik tweeted:
Ivana Trump wasn't a US citizen until 1988. She gave birth to Don Jr in 1977, Ivanka in 1981, and Eric in 1984. Let's cancel their birthright citizenship first.
This Twitter reaction to Donald Trump

Tuesday, 30 October 2018

Details of Buhari’s meeting with four PDP Governors on Tuesday revealed




President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday met behind closed-doors with State Governors from the South-South geopolitical zones, at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.

Red Flag Warning Prompts Swift Action Amid Fire Danger

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SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Strong winds and dry conditions had fire crews preparing for the worst across the Sacramento region on Monday night.

Two pastors get kicked out of Jeff Sessions event for preaching the bible (video)


Two pastors were kicked out from a religious freedom event yesterday, Monday, October 29, after they interrupted Attorney General Jeff Sessions' speech to preach to him about his approach to the migrant crisis.

Government announces reforms around legal wedding venues in England and Wales

As part of yesterday’s budget, the UK Government has announced reforms to increase choice around ‘how and where couples can marry’ in England and Wales. It has done so by asking the Law Commission to come up with proposals on the matter. It is at present unclear as to whether these proposals might include legal recognition of humanist marriage.

Why activist Michael Skolnik won’t let his son listen to Donald Trump on TV



“It’s very rare to have one person who everyone respects in entertainment, or in politics, or among the grass roots,” civil rights activist Van Jones told the New York Times in 2015. “But to have one person who’s respected by all three? There isn’t anyone but Michael Skolnik.”

Kenyan politician, John Gakuo who was serving a 3-year jail term over cemetery land scandal has died

Former Nairobi Town Clerk, John Gakuo who is often reffered to as the 'Saviour of Nairobi' died this morning October 30th at Mbagathi Hospital.  

Trump vows to revoke "ridiculous" birthright citizenship given to children born in the US

Donald Trump plans to revoke the birthright citizenship which allows children of non-citizens and illegal immigrants born in the US to become automatic citizens.

President Buhari taken to court over the non submission of his certificate to INEC (Screenshot)

Lagos lawyer, Itsede Okhai has taken President Buhari to court over his non submission of his certificate to INEC. The suit was filed at the Lagos High court.

Monday, 29 October 2018

American rapper, Young Greatness shot dead in New Orleans at the age of 34

High school student shot at North Carolina school by another student dies at hospital; suspect is in custody

A student was shot at a high school in North Carolina today October 29th and the student was rushed to the hospital where he died. The suspect has been arrested. 
The deceased was shot by another male student at Butler High School during a fight in the school's crowded hallway on Monday, October 29, 2018.

'Our democracy is improving steadily, that's why I emphasize free and fair elections at all times' - President Buhari






President Buhari in Abuja said Nigeria’s democracy is steadily improving with deeper understanding of the culture and tenets among the people, and strengthening of the institutions that guarantee free and fair elections.

White House rejects blame for shooting says Trump not to blame



The White House has angrily rejected suggestions President Donald Trump's rhetoric could be to blame for a mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue.

Sunday, 28 October 2018

Jewish leaders in Pittsburgh say Trump is NOT WELCOME to visit the synagogue where 11 people were shot and killed until he denounces white nationalism



Jewish leaders in Pittsburgh have told Trump he is not welcome in the city until he has fully denounced white nationalism.

Group of Jewish leaders to Trump: you are part of the problem

In a letter to Trump, the group called on the US president to 'fully denounce white nationalism,' and 'stop targeting and endangering all minorities'
A group of Pittsburgh Jewish leaders wrote an open letter to President Donald Trump Sunday telling him he bears responsibility for a deadly shooting at a synagogue in the US city.

Trump Supporter and Attempted Bombing Suspect Targeted Five Prominent Black Democrats

Less than two weeks before Election Day from October 22 to 26, 2018, Trump supporter and attempted bombing suspect, Cesar Sayoc, allegedly sent 14 packages armed with explosives to several prominent Democrats.

indian news: Donald Trump turns down India's invitation for Republic Day


This comes at a time when relations between the countries are not in the best of health.


HIGHLIGHTS

  • Donald Trump was invited to be chief guest of the Republic Day Parade.
  • His refusal comes as a major setback for the Modi government
  • US has been unhappy with India signing S-400 missile deal with Russia\

Leah Sharibu’s abductors demand N100bn ransom

Members of the factional Boko Haram sect, who kidnapped Leah Sharibu alongside 109 students in Dapchi, Yobe State, early this year, have demanded N100bn ransom before the girl could be released.

Indian news: Three Nigerians arrested In India for hacking the email of congress leader, Hussain Dalwai

The cyber crime cell of the Mumbai Police on Saturday arrested three Nigerian Nationals from Delhi for allegedly hacking the email account of  Member of Parliament and Congress Leader, Hussain Dalwai and sending distress emails to his contacts asking for money.

killings: Young man murdered in Abuja, body found buried in his bedroom

A 25-year-old young man, Rabiu Adamu also known as Bamanga was allegedly killed in his room in Ruga, Area One, a makeshift area near Abuja City gate.
 

Saturday, 27 October 2018

Breaking News: Unknown gunman kill at least 8 people and injured several others at the synagogue in the usa

A gunman opened fire at a Jewish synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in the US during a prayer service, and at least 8 people are confirmed dead in what has been described as an anti-Semitic attack.  

Friday, 26 October 2018

Sunday, 21 October 2018

Strange disease caused by rat hit homeless people in major us cities


Typhus a bacterial infections that is sometime life stretching is on the rise in Los Angeles.  And several other US cities Public Health Officials say homelessness is making the problem worse and that the disease which is associated with poverty and poor sanitation  is making a comeback in the united states
Mind and Memory


Photos: US-based Kenyan pastor holds 3 Pre-wedding dinner parties with two different women within few months

A US-based Kenyan pastor has been accused of fraud for holding three Pre-wedding fundraisers with two different women within a few months.
 
Reverend Stanley Mwea, held two pre-wedding fundraisers in May this year, in Baltimore, Maryland and Boston, Massachusetts and an upcoming one in Washington State. 
 
 
Photos: US-based Kenyan pastor holds 3 Pre-wedding dinner parties with two different women within few months
 

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

2019 General Elections: President Buhari Open up

The President assured Nigerians and the international community that the election will usher the country into another clime of maturity, peace and unity.

:UN unhappy with the killing of aid worker, Hauwa Liman



Antonio Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General, has strongly condemned the killing of an aid worker with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Northeast Nigeria on Monday.
The aid worker, Hauwa Mohammed Liman, had been held hostage since March 2018 and was killed by her captors.

Stéphane Dujarric, spokesman for the Secretary-General, said his principal was appalled by the murder.
“The Secretary-General expresses his deepest condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Ms. Liman and expresses his solidarity with the President and staff of the ICRC.
“Those responsible for this killing must be brought to justice”, said a statement by Dujarric on Tuesday.
“The Secretary-General expresses his concern for the safety and well-being of the remaining hostages and calls for their immediate release.
“The Secretary-General emphasizes that all parties to the conflict must protect aid workers who provide life-saving humanitarian assistance to the millions of people in need in north-east Nigeria.”


Sunday, 14 October 2018

‘We were never consulted'' - South-East leaders react to Peter Obi's emergence as Atiku's running mate



South-East leaders and governors today said the PDP presidential candidate in the 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, did not consult them before picking one of their sons, Peter Obi, as his running mate. Atiku announced Peter Obi as his running mate yesterday October 12th.

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala denies endorsing President Buhari's re-election bid



Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala denies endorsing President Buhari
Former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has denied media reports that she has endorsed the re-election bid of President Buhari.

FFK, Orji Uzor Kalu, Suswam, Olisa Metuh, Dasuki, make list of 50 prominent Nigerians banned from traveling

A former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd), 13 former governors and       seven ex- ministers are among the 50 prominent Nigerians that have been banned from traveling following the order from President Buhari for the full implementation of the Executive Order 6 (EO6).
The Nation reports that others on the watchlist are: ex-governors Saminu Turaki (Jigawa), Murtala Nyako (Adamawa), Adebayo Alao-Akala (Oyo), Gabriel Suswam (Benue), Rasheed Ladoja (Oyo), Orji Uzor Kalu (Abia), Danjuma Goje (Gombe), Attahiru Bafarawa (Sokoto), Muazu Babangida Aliyu (Niger); Chimaroke Nnamani (Enugu); Sule Lamido (Jigawa); Gbenga Daniel (Ogun); and Ibrahim Shehu Shema (Katsina).

Trump Picks Pat Cipollone as New White House Counsel



Former Justice Department attorney Pat Cipollone is expected to be named by President Donald Trump as White House counsel, replacing Don McGahn, Axios reported on Saturday, citing four people it didn’t identify.

2019 presidency: What Yoruba leaders told Obasanjo about Buhari before he forgave Atiku – Adebanjo






A chieftain of Afenifere, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, has opened up on the role played by Yoruba leaders in ensuring the reconciliation between former President, Olusegun Obasanjo and ex-Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.