More than 5 million Hong Kongers eligible for UK visas

Thousands of Hong Kongers have already made the sometimes painful decision to leave behind their hometown and move to Britain since Beijing imposed a strict national security law on the Chinese territory last summer. Their numbers are expected to swell to the hundreds of thousands. Some are leaving because they fear punishment for supporting the … Continue reading More than 5 million Hong Kongers eligible for UK visas

President Cyril Ramaphosa

Ramaphosa: 2020 has been a year of uncertainty, pain, worry and loss

Read the sombre New Year's Day message presented by President Cyril Ramaphosa to South Africans My fellow South Africans, As we reflect on the year that now draws to a close, we see a world that is fundamentally different to anything we have known before. There is no corner of the earth, nor any part … Continue reading Ramaphosa: 2020 has been a year of uncertainty, pain, worry and loss

How Buhari plans to end poverty in Nigeria

In his efforts to get reduce unemployment level among the youths in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the increase of N-Power beneficiaries by one million. The president also approved expansion of the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Program (GEEP). This was disclosed on Thursday, December 10, via his verified Twitter handle @MBuhari, adding that the … Continue reading How Buhari plans to end poverty in Nigeria

Irobiko Chimezie

Britons slam Boris Johnson’s plan to allow family gatherings during Christmas

Boris Johnson's plan to relax the UK coronavirus lockdown over the Christmas period is like "throwing fuel over the COVID fire" and will lead to a third wave of coronavirus deaths, according to a scientist advising the prime minister. The UK government on Tuesday announced that it had agreed with the devolved administrations to let … Continue reading Britons slam Boris Johnson’s plan to allow family gatherings during Christmas

#EndSARS: Read President Muhammadu Buhari’s adress to the nation

SPEECH PRESENTED BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE ENDSARS PROTESTS, 22ND OCTOBER, 2020 Fellow Nigerians, It has become necessary for me to address you having heard from many concerned Nigerians and having concluded a meeting with all the Security Chiefs. I must warn those who have hijacked … Continue reading #EndSARS: Read President Muhammadu Buhari’s adress to the nation

Lagos govt orders investigation into the massacre at Lekki toll gate

There have been reports of shooting at the Lekki Toll Plaza, following the 24-hour curfew imposed on Lagos State to stop criminals who hid under the #EndSARS protests to unleash mayhem on innocent citizens. @jidesanwoolu @drobafemihamzat @gbenga_omo @gboyegaakosile #LASG https:///wP0dsQ3sBDThe State Government has ordered an investigation into the incident. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has advised the … Continue reading Lagos govt orders investigation into the massacre at Lekki toll gate

China warns nations to stop meddling in Hong Kong affairs

The day before, China's parliament overwhelmingly passed a resolution to draft a law on national security in Hong Kong that would outlaw secessionism in the territory and hefty fines or jail terms for those ridiculing China's anthem among other things. The Chinese Foreign Ministry called on foreign nations on Friday to cease attempts at meddling … Continue reading China warns nations to stop meddling in Hong Kong affairs

Abba Kyari’s health status is classified – FG

The Federal Government declined on Thursday to speak on the health status of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff (CoS), Abba Kyari. Two ministers – Osagie Ehanire (Health) and Lai Mohammed (Information and Culture) – declined when asked by reporters. They said the health status is personal to every individual. At separate news conferences in … Continue reading Abba Kyari’s health status is classified – FG

China sets new goals for Taiwan

China's top political advisor Wang Yang on Sunday stressed implementing the work arrangements on Taiwan affairs made by the Communist Party of China Central Committee and upholding the principles of "peaceful reunification" and "One Country, Two Systems." Wang, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and chairman … Continue reading China sets new goals for Taiwan

Is Trump really the worst president in U.S. history?

Unlike every other president, Trump refused to divest himself of his business interests or put his financial holdings in a blind trust. This means he knows how his actions as president have a direct impact on his personal financial investments. Walter Shaub Jr., the director of the US Office of Government Ethics tried to get … Continue reading Is Trump really the worst president in U.S. history?