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10 years after his death, Bin Laden still haunts Pakistan

Children play cricket in a patch of scorched grass and scattered rubble in Abbottabad -- all that remains of the final lair of the...

Dear America, We’ll Treat Your Sanctions Like A Fart In The...

Dear Secretary Blinken, I write on behalf of myself and other government officials your good-for-nothing nation slapped some irrelevant sanctions on last week. I write...

FULL LIST: Burna Boy And Wizkid Win First-Ever Grammy Awards

Nigerian Afropop stars Burna Boy and Wizkid made the country proud on Sunday night as they went home with their first-ever Grammy Awards. Burna Boy,...

US Judge Removes China’s Xiaomi From Trump-era Blacklist

A US judge on Friday ordered Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi temporarily removed from a government blacklist barring American investment in the company. Six days before...

Ngozi: By Way Of Congratulations

Yesterday, my friend and former colleague, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, took the reins at the Geneva offices of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), becoming the first...

“My Dad Used To Work At A Fast-food Restaurant” – Davido

Nigerian singer, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has revealed his billionaire father, Adedeji Adeleke, worked as a manager at Burger King, a fast-food...

Seven Ways To Detect Hidden Camera In A Hotel Room

A viral video some weeks ago revealed a moment when a guest at a hotel in Ayepe, Odogbolu area of Ogun State became angry...

Facing 2021: Notes To The Nigerian Left

The last paragraph of my last published article for the year 2020, titled “Study notes on state and state failure” (December 22) started with...

 South Korea’s Moon Congratulates Biden, Says ‘America Is Back’

South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who brokered the talks process between Donald Trump and the North’s leader Kim Jong Un, on Thursday congratulated Joe...

U.S. Imposes Visa Restrictions On Tanzanian Officials – Pompeo

The U.S. has imposed visa restrictions on Tanzanian officials allegedly involved in undermining the country’s general elections held in October. U.S. Secretary of State Mike...

WTO: Biden Won’t Oppose Okonjo-Iweala’s Candidacy, Says Utomi

Foremost political economist, Prof Pat Utomi, has said that the incoming administration of US President-elect, Joe Biden, won’t oppose the candidacy of Dr Ngozi...

U.S. Congress Certifies Biden Win After Trump Supporters Wreak Havoc In...

Hours after hundreds of President Donald Trump’s supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol in a harrowing assault on American democracy, a shaken Congress on Thursday...

US Capitol: 4 Dead, 52 Arrested As Trump Supporters Protest

Four persons have died and 52 arrested after supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, protesting to stop the Congress...

US Electoral System Does Not Meet Democratic Standards —Russia

Russia said on Thursday that an “archaic” US electoral system that does not meet democratic standards and the politicisation of the media were to...

Under Heavy Guard, Congress Back To Work After Trump Supporters Storm...

Hundreds of President Donald Trump’s supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday in a stunning bid to overturn his election defeat. But after hours...

Pro-Trump Protesters Storm U.S. Capitol As Lawmakers Debate Election Results

Swarms of protesters stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday as they sought to force Congress to undo President Donald Trump’s election loss, temporarily suspending...

U.S. Faces Risk Of Government Shutdown As Trump Balks At COVID-19...

Americans on Wednesday faced the prospect of a government shutdown during a pandemic as outgoing President Donald Trump, angry at his fellow Republicans in...

Buhari: A Blessing Or A Curse?

On Thursday, Justice Sylvanus Nsofor, Nigeria’s Ambassador to the United States, died at 85. I condole with his family. He was a well-educated lawyer who...

US Remove Sudan From Terror Sponsors Blacklist

The United States has formally removed Sudan from its state sponsors of terrorism blacklist, its Khartoum embassy said Monday, less than two months after...

US Election: Again, Trump Supporters Protest in Washington

Thousands of red-hatted protesters filled Washington streets on Saturday to demand “four more years” for Donald Trump’s presidency and to denounce, without proof, the...