WOPC Challenges Ihedioha, Others

The World Owerri People’s Congress (WOPC), has challenged the Governor-elect of Imo State, the Rt. Honourable Emeka Nkem  Ihedioha, on the sacredness of the mandate given to him by the people of the state. WOPC is a high profile, influential association of Owerri sons and daughters who live in the United States of America. In a congratulatory letter to the Governor-elect by WOPC, signed by its President, Uzoma Ihenacho, and made available to this magazine, Ihedioha was challenged on the desire of Imo people for a government that will be vision-driven.…

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Atiku Lands In US,to Hold Talks With US Officials

By Uche Mbah After 12 years,the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has landed in the United States of America today, 17TH January 2019. It took even his admirers by surprise. The ruling APC has made a lot of issues allegedly out of the fact that Atiku has not visited United States for a long time. Reason: A business deal gone awry. The deal involved Halliburton and bribery allegations, a case that allegedly also indicted the wife of the President, Aisha Buhari. Since he was selected…

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Citizenship Brouhaha: Trump Blows Hot

By Akinwale Kasali The hope of Nigerians, mostly Africans is presently dangling like a pendulum, and could be dashed following the statement of President Donald Trump of the United State of America, who said that been born in the US no longer qualifies one as a citizen. It has become a norm and culture for a rich and average Nigerian, who prefer to give birth in US, for their kids to automatcially become citizens of ‘God’s Own Country’, as the US is called. Trump plans to abolish the right to…

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2026 World Cup: Morocco Loses Bid, As North American Trio Wins Bid

By Akinwale Kasali The hope of another African country staging the FIFA World Cup was dashed as the trio of USA, Canada and Mexico won the bid to stage the 2026 FIFA World Cup to the dismay of the North African country and African soccer enthusiasts at large. The United States, Mexico and Canada won the right to host the 2026 World Cup after easily beating Morocco in a vote by FIFA member nations on Wednesday. The North American bid received 134 of the 203 votes, while Morocco polled 65…

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USA Financial Aid: Trump Exposes Buhari’s Government

By Stephen Ubanna President Muhammadu Buhari visits to the United States on the invitation of  Donald Trump  appears to have revealed how the United states had been giving  $1 billion in foreign aid annually to Nigeria . The US President may have opened because he felt his country needed something  in return from Nigeria for the financial aids. ”We think we are owed that”, Trump had said. Trump revelation of   the US $1 billion yearly  financial aid  to Nigeria may had come as a surprise to many who are still…

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Joshua Offered $50 Million To Fight Wilder

Deontay Wilder told Anthony Joshua “the money’s in the bag” as prospects rose Wednesday of a blockbuster world title unification bout between the unbeaten heavyweights. In a Twitter video posted Wednesday, America’s World Boxing Council world champion Wilder backed up reports that his camp had emailed Britain’s Joshua and his promoter Eddie Hearn an offer of a minimum of $50 million. “I’ve got something special for you,” Wilder tells Joshua in the video. “By the way, all the money is in the bag. I expect you’ll be a man of…

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Okagbare Breaks African Record

Blessing Okagbare at the weekend started her outdoor season with an impressive 22.04secs in her 200m race at the Wes Kittley Invitational Track and Field Meet at the Abilene Christian University, which erased the 22-year-old previous African record of 22.07secs set by Mary Onyali at a Meet in Switzerland in 1996. Cierra White followed in second place in 23.26secs while Natasha McDonald settled for third in 24.23secs. Apart from becoming the new African record, Okagbare’s winning time also becomes the new national record in the women’s 200m. Okagbare’s previous personal…

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Nigeria Sues Alabama University

The Nigerian government has dragged a university in the United States, the Alabama State University, to court for allegedly mishandling the scholarship meant for students’ rent, books and food. According to a BBC report, Nigeria also accuses the university of charging them for accommodation they did not use and lessons they did not take. But the university has denied the allegation, telling local media it had “adhered to and complied with every instruction and direction given to the university by the Nigerian government regarding that agreement.” It admitted that the…

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