Tag Archives: USA

ICYMI: Nigeria To Prepare Evacuation Flight For Stranded Nationals In US

On Friday, the Federal Government approved the evacuation of another batch of stranded Nigerians from the United States of America. In a statement issued by the Nigeria Consulate in New York, the Nigerian government had approved a third evacuation flight from the Newark Liberty International Airport, New Jersey to carry the evacuees from July 17, 2020. While calling…

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President Trump Extends Suspension On US Work Visa To Year-End

On Monday, The White House revealed that President Donald Trump has prolonged a ban on the issuance of US employment permits for new immigrants, foreigners to year-end and broaden it to include H-1B visas used widely in the tech industry. A senior administration official told journalists the move would affect 525,000 jobs in the US, which…

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Wizkid Slams President Buhari And Trump, Reveals Why Both Are “Clueless”

Nigerian musician, Wizkid has called out President Muhammadu Buhari and president of the United States, Donald Trump in wake of the recent happenings in their countries. Taking to his Twitter page, the multiple award-winning singer likened both leaders, claiming that they are clueless and the only difference between them is that one is addicted to Twitter. “Buhari/Trump same person lol.…

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Sinach Emerges First African To Top Billboard USA Christian Songwriter Chart

Congratulations are in order for Osinachi Okoro-Joseph, popularly known as Sinach as the Nigerian gospel star just emerged the first black African to rank No 1 on the billboard USA music chart. The mother of one shared the news with her fans on social media with a screenshot of the chart data which showed her name as the number one Christian…

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NIDCOM To Begin Planned Evacuation Of Nigerians In Diaspora This Week

Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) has announced that the planned evacuation of Nigerians from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), United Kingdom, the United States of America (USA) amongst other countries will begin this week. The Chairman of the commission, Mrs. Dabiri- Erewa made the disclosure on Monday through her Twitter handle. She wrote, “Planned evacuation…

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COVID-19: Trump Calls Buhari, Promises To Send Nigeria Ventilators

The United States of America has decided to assist Nigeria’s efforts towards fighting the coronavirus pandemic by offering to donate ventilators. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, disclosed this on Tuesday in Abuja at the 21st joint national briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19b where he said the pledges were made by US…

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Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Reaches 1.6 Million With Over 100,000 Deaths

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases  around the world is now more than 1.6million, according to the Johns Hopkins University tracker. The worst affected country remains Italy, with 18,849 deaths so far, according to the tally kept by the US-based university. The US is now the second worst-affected country, with 17,925 deaths. Spain is third, with 15,970 deaths. The tracking platform also revealed…

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Halima Abubakar Called Out For Using US Mom’s Baby Photo To Announce Her Child’s Arrival

Nigerian actress, Halima Abubakar who recently recently welcomed a baby boy has been called out Instagram by a US mum for allegedly stealing her baby’s picture and pretending to use it as hers. The woman simply known as Ariel with the Instagram handle, the_arielb shared photos of her baby photos on Instagram which are similar to that of…

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US To Evacuate Citizens In Nigeria Due To Increase In Coronavirus Cases

The US government has revealed plans to evacuate its citizens in Nigeria despite airport closures due to the coronavirus outbreak. The US Embassy and Consulate in Nigeria made this known on Friday evening through a notice titled ‘Health Alert: US Mission in Nigeria.’ In the notice, the American citizens in Nigeria were advised to be in…

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Coronavirus Hits United States Of America With Six Death Reports

According to Strait Times, hospitals, health workers and doctors in the US are struggling to come to terms with the new challenge of the Coronavirus as it has just been discovered in the country. Washington state on Monday (March 2) confirmed three more deaths from Covid-19, the coronavirus disease, bringing the total for the state to…

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