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Nigerian Singer, Rema Makes Barack Obama’s Summer Playlist

Former U.S President Barack Obama has released his 2019 summer playlist and Nigerian singer, Rema, earned a spot. Obama shared the list of 44 songs that he and his wife, Michelle, have been listening to and which make their latest annual summer playlist. Rema, who is signed to Don Jazzy’s Mavin Record label, made the former U.S President’s playlist with his smash single ‘Iron Man’ coming at 42nd spot. “With summer winding down, here’s a sampling of what Michelle and I have been listening to — some new, some old,…

Dabiri-Erewa Lauds Appointment Of Nigerian As Obama Foundation President

Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission has described the appointment of Nigeria-born Mr. Adeyemo Adewale as President of the Obama Foundation in the US as a well-deserved appointment. In the letter of congratulations signed by Dabiri-Erewa and addressed to Mr. Adeyemo Adewale, she said it was gratifying that the US-based Nigerian was qualified enough to be the President of the Obama Foundation. She said that the appointment had confirmed that “we have many wonderful Nigerians…

Trump Rejects UN Arms Trade Treaty

U.S. President Donald Trump has rejected a UN arms trade treaty that was approved by his predecessor Barack Obama and is currently waiting in the Senate for ratification. “The UN will soon receive a formal notice that America is rejecting this treaty,” Trump said on Friday, addressing the National Rifle Association (NRA), a pro-gun group, denouncing the “badly misguided” agreement. On stage in Indianapolis, Trump then signed a formal message to the Senate asking lawmakers to “discontinue the treaty ratification…

Trump Nominates US Treasury’s Undersecretary To Head World Bank

President Donald Trump of the United States has nominated US Treasury official, David Malpass, to head the World Bank Group. Malpass, a Trump loyalist and critic of multilateral institutions is the undersecretary for international affairs at the Treasury Department, who was recently involved in the US-China trade negotiations, has been a sharp critic of the World Bank, especially over it’s lending to China, who he noted has sufficient resources of its own. While speaking at the White House on Wednesday, Malpass…

British Prince Philip ‘Shocked And Shaken’ After Car Crash

Queen Elizabeth II’s 97-year-old husband Prince Philip was “very shocked and shaken” after being involved in a car accident that left his Land Rover flipped on its side, a witness reportedly said. The duke emerged unharmed but two people in another car were injured in the crash that occurred Thursday when the duke was driving near the Sandringham Estate, according to police and Buckingham Palace. Norfolk Police said two women — the driver and passenger of a Kia — required hospital treatment but were later discharged.…

Michelle Obama Named America’s Most Admired Woman In New Poll

Former first lady Michelle Obama has been named America's most admired woman of 2018, according to a Gallup poll. This is the first time in 17 years that someone other than Hillary Clinton was at the top of the list, according to Gallup. As for the most admired man, former President Barack Obama won for the 11th year in a row. The annual survey asks Americans to name the man and woman they admire most, living anywhere in the world. Mrs. Obama placed first, with 15 percent of people naming her, followed by Oprah…

Jonathan Cries Out Over Piracy Of His New Book ‘My Transition Hours’

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has alerted the public that a pirated online version of his newly released book ‘My Transition Hours’ is being sold as e-version. According to Jonathan, the book which was launched only last Sunday, has been pirated by mischief makers who are out to mislead unsuspecting readers. Speaking in series on tweets via his verified Twitter handle (@GEJonathan) on Thursday, the former president said, "We have just been informed that a fake document contrived by mischief makers is being passed…

Atiku ‘Bought Votes’ To Win PDP Presidential Ticket – Ali Ndume

The senator representing Borno South, Ali Ndume, has accused the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of introducing vote-buying into Nigeria’s electoral system. Ndume, who said this in Abuja while speaking as a guest on the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum, was reacting to the allegation that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration was using its Special Investment Programmes, including TradeMoni, to buy the electorate over. The lawmaker alleged that the party’s current presidential…

We Had Our Daughters Through IVF, Michelle Obama Makes Shocking Revelation

The former First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, has revealed that she and her husband, ex-President Barack Obama, had their two children through the in-vitro fertilization, IVF. Michelle made the revelation in her memoir, Becoming, which was reviewed by the Washington Post. In the memoir, Michelle said she and the ex-president had trouble getting pregnant. When she finally became pregnant, she suffered a miscarriage. She, however became pregnant again after they both opted for an IVF through which they…

Trump Accused Of Inciting Violence After Bombs Are Sent To Obama, Clinton

Critics of Donald Trump accused him of inciting violence after pipe bombs were sent to Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, CNN and other figures that are loathed by the president’s supporters. With midterm elections less than two weeks away, Trump reacted Wednesday to the rapid-fire spate of bomb alerts by first calling for unity, but then reverting to attacking the media. CNN is known for its often critical coverage of the Trump administration and has constantly provoked the ire of the president, who defeated Clinton in…