Biden taps Ken Salazar to be ambassador to Mexico and Tom Nides to Israel

President Joe Biden announced that he would nominate former Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar to be the U.S. ambassador to Mexico, and Morgan Stanley vice chairman Tom Nides to be ambassador to Israel. Salazar is a former Colorado state attorney general and a former Democratic senator who left the Senate to join the Obama administration… Continue reading Biden taps Ken Salazar to be ambassador to Mexico and Tom Nides to Israel

Trump Pressed The Justice Department To Reverse The Election Results, Documents Show

Former President Donald Trump addresses the North Carolina Republican Party’s annual state convention on June 5.Melissa Sue Gerrits/Getty Images A batch of emails released by the Democrats on the House Oversight Committee appears to paint a clearer picture of how former President Donald Trump and his allies attempted to pressure the U.S. Justice Department to… Continue reading Trump Pressed The Justice Department To Reverse The Election Results, Documents Show

Newly released emails show Trump pressured DOJ to challenge election results, House Oversight says

In his final days in office, former President Donald Trump pressured top Department of Justice officials to challenge his election loss to President Joe Biden, the House Oversight Committee said Tuesday. The oversight panel said that a cache of more than 200 pages of newly released documents sheds new light on how Trump tried to… Continue reading Newly released emails show Trump pressured DOJ to challenge election results, House Oversight says

”Mr president has done more projects in the south-east than we had in 16 years of PDP”- Gov Umahi, dismisses claims South Easterners have never been involved in Nigeria’s security architecture

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state has said that President Buhari has done more projects for the South East than the PDP government who was in power for 16 years. Umahi said this during an interview with Channels TV on Monday, June 14. “The insecurity that they used against APC is a seed that was… Continue reading ”Mr president has done more projects in the south-east than we had in 16 years of PDP”- Gov Umahi, dismisses claims South Easterners have never been involved in Nigeria’s security architecture

Russia’s ruble backs away from 11-month highs as eyes turn to Biden-Putin summit

The ruble has been on a steady incline since mid-April, supported by rising oil prices and a hawkish Central Bank of Russia, but a geopolitical cloud is forming as President Vladimir Putin prepares to meet with U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday. The currency notched its strongest level against the greenback since July 2020 last… Continue reading Russia’s ruble backs away from 11-month highs as eyes turn to Biden-Putin summit

Cardinal Okogie tackles Buhari’s administration, accuses it of worsening the problems of Nigeria

Former Catholic Archbishop of the Lagos Diocese, Cardinal Anthony Olubunmi Okogie, has come out to criticize the Buhari-led government accusing officials of worsening the problems of the country. In a statement released today June 15, Okogie who was a former President of the Christian Association of Nigeria mentioned that although the problems plaguing the nation… Continue reading Cardinal Okogie tackles Buhari’s administration, accuses it of worsening the problems of Nigeria

Erdogan sticks to his position on Russian missile deal after meeting with Biden

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gave no indication on Monday that Ankara’s deal with Moscow for the S-400 missile system, which triggered unprecedented U.S. sanctions on the NATO ally, would be reversed. Erdogan’s comments came on the heels of his first face-to-face bilateral meeting with President Joe Biden on the sidelines of the NATO leaders… Continue reading Erdogan sticks to his position on Russian missile deal after meeting with Biden

NATO members unite to face evolving threats from Russia and China

NATO members vowed to address a range of traditional and evolving security challenges, including several posed by China, in a joint statement released Monday at the close of the summit. “China’s growing influence and international policies can present challenges that we need to address together as an Alliance,” the statement, known as a communique, said.… Continue reading NATO members unite to face evolving threats from Russia and China

Justice, equity, fairness panacea for Nigeria’s unity – Okowa

Delta Governor, Senator Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa yesterday said only truth, justice, equity and fairness to all zones of the country could guarantee a united Nigeria.  Okowa stated this at the thanksgiving service of the second anniversary of the 7th Assembly of Delta State House of Assembly held at Living Faith Church, Asaba.  He said that… Continue reading Justice, equity, fairness panacea for Nigeria’s unity – Okowa

There is nothing like grazing routes or grazing reserve law – Senate Spokesperson replies President Buhari

Spokesperson of the Nigerian senate, Ajibola Bashiru has said that there are no grazing routes or grazing reserve law in the laws of the federation of Nigeria. Bashiru who was responding to President Buhari’s directive for reactivation of grazing routes to curb farmers and herdsmen clash in an interview with The PUNCH, said the gazette… Continue reading There is nothing like grazing routes or grazing reserve law – Senate Spokesperson replies President Buhari