How American scammer defrauded 5 Nigerians of $1.5 million

A Nigerian businessman, Mr Olukayode Sodimu, on Friday told an Ikeja Special Offences Court how an American and alleged serial conman, Marco Ramirez, defrauded him of 145,000 dollars in a green card scam. Ramirez is accused by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of defrauding five Lagos-based Nigerians of $1.5 million. Ramirez faces two […]

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Trump booed at UFC fight night in New York

President Donald Trump was loudly booed on Saturday for the second time in a week at a sporting event as he attended a UFC fight in New York. Trump, wearing a dark suit and a red tie, pumped his fist and waved at the crowd as he walked into the city’s iconic Madison Square Garden […]

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Islamic State vows revenge against U.S. for Baghdadi killing

Islamic State confirmed on Thursday that its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in a weekend raid by U.S. special forces in northwestern Syria, and vowed revenge against the United States. The Iraqi rose from obscurity to lead the ultra-hardline group and declare himself “caliph” of all Muslims, holding sway over huge areas of Iraq […]

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Baghdadi’s body disposed of at sea by US military

The body of Islamic State group chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was buried at sea by the US military after he killed himself during the weekend raid on his Syrian hideout, a Pentagon source told AFP on Monday. No details were given on where or when the body was disposed of, but it paralleled the 2011 […]

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Man rapes dancer ‘after asking for private dance’ in strip club

A 28-year-old man has been arrested by Texas police after allegedly raping a dancer at a strip club, Cloud 9, at Texas, United States. The suspect, Zachary Johnson was arrested at a nearby store after he was tracked using a phone number he left with another dancer in the adult club. Johnson according to Abilene reporter […]

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Church of Satan reacts to Kanye West’s ‘Jesus Is King’

The Church of Satan’s tweet in reaction to Kanye West’s album, Jesus Is King, has generated a flurry tweets. Kanye, who claims to now be born again, had released his new album titled, Jesus Is King, on Friday. However, the Church of Satan, via its verified Twitter handle @ChurchofSatan had responded: This phrase is a reference to […]

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Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi: IS Leader is Dead Trump Announces (Video)

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of ISIS, is dead after a U.S.-led raid in Syria, President Trump confirmed on Sunday. After Baghdadi was cornered in a tunnel by U.S. forces, he killed himself and three of his children, detonating an explosive vest. No U.S. military personnel died in the raid. Trump said a large number […]

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US Open – Serena Williams loses to 19 year-old Bianca Andreescu

Bianca Andreescu, a 19-year-old rising star from Canada, defeated Williams 6-3, 7-5 to win the 2019 U.S. Open women’s singles tournament, becoming the first teenager to capture a major since Maria Sharapova won here in 2006. It was a not-so-close-match which turned thrillingly competitive late. Showing a champion’s heart, Williams rallied from a 1-5 second […]

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Woman reunited with missing cat after 11 years

Maggie Welz, from New York, is now back with her cat Tiger after an animal rescue worker who came across him used a microchip scanner to track his owner down. Tiger went missing after running out of a door that had been left open at the family home, UPI reported. Although Maggie and her family […]

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Full List of 80 Nigerians alleged of fraud, money laundering in US

The United States (US) Government has released names of 80 Nigerians suspected to have been involved in well coordinated fraud and money laundering in the country. The United States also narrated the strategies adopted by the alleged fraudsters leading to the swindling of innocent citizens. Valentine Iro, 31, and Chukwudi Christogunus Igbokwe, 38, are named […]

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Barack Obama basketball jersey sells for $120,000

A basketball jersey once owned by former US president Barack Obama sold Monday for $120,000, according to the Dallas auction house that sold it. Former U.S. President Barack Obama The number 23 jersey belonged to 18-year-old Obama while he was a senior at Punahou high school in Hawaii, where he lived at the time, according […]

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14-year-old Francis Jacobs becomes youngest professional footballer in US

Fourteen-year-old soccer standout Francis Jacobs became the youngest male player in history to sign a professional contract in United States on Monday when he inked a deal with USL Championship side Orange County SC. The native of Laguna Beach, Calif., signed with OCSC on July 26 at 14 years, four months and 29 days old. […]

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BEYONCÉ’S HISTORIC VOGUE PORTRAIT TO BE DISPLAYED AT SMITHSONIAN

Beyoncé’s Vogue Portrait taken by Tyler Mitchell, will be on display at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. Tyler Mitchell shared this news on his Instagram on Tuesday, expressing his gratitude and excitement for the honor. “A year ago today we broke the flood gates open. Since then it was important to spend […]

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Toni Morrison, Nobel Prize winner dies at 88

The Morrison family confirmed “with profound sadness” that Morrison had died “following a short illness”. The author of 11 novels, she won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1993, having published her first novel, The Bluest Eye, in 1970. Over her six-decade career, she wrote 11 novels, five children’s books, two plays, a song cycle […]

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Nigerian Adeyemo becomes the first-ever president of the Obama Foundation

Adeyemo had served in the administration of former president Obama as deputy national security adviser (NSA) for international economics and he is reputed to have helped the US combat the global economic recession of 2008. According to the foundation, Adeyemo will lead ‘’the implementation of the organisation’s strategic plan and managing its organisational structures and functions’’. […]

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Happy 58th Birthday Barack Obama

President Barack Hussein Obama II was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. His mother, Stanley Ann Dunham, was a white American from Wichita, Kansas. His father, Barack Obama Sr., who was black, was from Alego, Kenya.  Barack Obama, in full Barack Hussein Obama II, (born August 4, 1961, Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.), 44th president of the United States (2009–17) and the first African American to hold the […]

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Nine dead in Dayton, shooter dead, 16 injured in second mass shooting in 24 hours

Nine people have been killed and at least 16 injured in a shooting early on Sunday in Dayton, Ohio, police have said. The suspected gunman is also dead, according to police. The injured have been taken to the local Miami Valley hospital, spokeswoman Terrea Little said. She could not confirm their conditions. The shooting came […]

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Trump floats new slogan ‘Keep America Great’ as he launches 2020 bid

President Donald Trump returned to the key battleground state of Florida on Tuesday to ask Americans to give him another four years in office, claiming he has kept the promises that helped sweep him into office in 2016. “I can promise you that I will never ever let you down – I won’t,” Trump told cheering and chanting supporters […]

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