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U.S. state of Texas suffers double whammy of coronavirus, Hurricane Hanna

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Hanna, the first hurricane of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, made landfall Saturday on the southern coast of Texas, bringing heavy rains and flooding...
Photo taken on June 20, 2020 shows a roller coaster at the reopened Six Flags Fiesta Texas in San Antonio, Texas, the United States. The famous Six Flags Fiesta Texas reopened to public on June 19. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, the park was closed since mid-March. (Photo by Lie Ma/Xinhua)

U.S. Navy teams deployed in Texas to combat COVID-19

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U.S. Navy teams began to be deployed in Texas to help combat the spread of COVID-19, Texas Governor Greg Abbott said on Sunday. ...
U.S. Independence Day

Florida, Texas report record daily surges in COVID-19 cases, much of U.S. scales back...

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Two U.S. states of Florida and Texas reported new single-day records in new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, and concerns about infection spikes in other...
Deported Honduran

Deported Honduran decry lack of water, food or COVID-19 test in U.S. detention

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"They didn't give us water or food, they threw us in the back like dogs, and they didn't check if we had a temperature,"...
Greg Abbott

500,000 jobs listed online for Texas – Greg Abbott

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U.S. Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced that nearly 500,000 job openings are currently listed online to help those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Veep meets investors and business leaders in USA

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Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Thursday left Accra for Texas, United States of America, to undertake a number of official engagements. He is expected...
Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Air starts thrice-weekly Houston Flights in December

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Africa’s leading carrier, Ethiopian Airlines, has finalised preparations to launch a thrice-weekly flight to Houston, Texas from December 16, this year. ...
Buhari and Atiku (Photo Credit: Pulse)

Atiku challenges Nigeria’s 2019 presidential election In Court

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Reports filtering in from Abuja have it that Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and the the Peoples Democratic Party are currently filing its petition challenging the...
GOGSPA OTC EXHIBITION 2019

The GOGSPA OTC Exhibition 2019

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OTC in Houston- Texas from 6th to 9th May 2019. As you are aware OTC is the biggest Oil and Gas event in...
President Muhammadu Buhari

God Forbids Muhammadu Buhari’s Second Term – Titi Abubakar

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Mrs. Titi Abubakar, the wife of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says God will not allow President...
Obasanjo

Obasanjo Describes Buhari’s Person as Sick

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Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, a former Nigerian President, has fired another shot at President Muhammadu Buhari, saying he is sick in the spirit, body and...
court

CJN Cannot Be Uprooted by Force

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President Muhammadu Buhari has been stopped from removing the estranged Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen. According to a Federal High Court in Abuja...
former Governor Ayodele Fayose

Former Minister Admits to Handing Fayose US$5 million on NSA’s Demand

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Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, a former Minister of State for Defence, has confessed to sending $5 million to former Governor Ayodele Fayose ahead of the...
President buhari

Concerned Nigerian Writes to President Buhari

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Dear President Buhari Let me begin by expressing gratitude to God that you are continuing to enjoy a good health after a prolonged stay in...
President buhari

How The World Mocked President Buhari on Biafra

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An Igbo proverb goes that, Ijiji ne nweghi onye ndumodu n’eso ozu ana. (The fly that ignores wise counsel always ends up at the...
People gather to pray in baggage claim during a protest against the travel ban imposed by U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order, at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport in Dallas, Texas, U.S. January 29, 2017. REUTERS/Laura Buckman

Human smuggling poses a big problem in Texas

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Earlier this month, American police in Texas found 17 undocumented immigrants locked inside a tractor-trailer parked at a gas station about 32 km from...
Biafra

Biafra and Corruption: When Judas and Mohammed change clothes

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The Nigerian corrupt cabal is exploiting the current Biafran agitation with increasing stridency. The venerable Merriam-Webster, mark you, defines corruption as a “dishonest or...

Kendrick Lamar gifts fan a wheelchair-accessible van

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Rapper Kendrick Lamar has gifted a disabled fan with a wheelchair-accessible van as a thank you for her years of support. Jennifer Phillips had been...

Dasor & Janet make it for the 2017 IAAF World Championships

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Ghanaian sprinter Emmanuel Dasor has qualified to the 2017 International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF)...
fire

State of disaster declared in U.S. state of Texas amid wildfires

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Governor Greg Abbott of the northern U.S. state of Texas declared on Saturday a state of disaster in six of its northern counties...
Donald Trump speaks on the last day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, the United States, July 21, 2016. New York billionaire Donald Trump officially accepted the presidential nomination of the U.S. Republican Party Thursday night on the final day of the Republican National Convention. (Xinhua/Yin Bogu)

Nigeria Should Approach Trump From A Position of Strength

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Donald John Trump is finally the president of the United States of America. Expectedly, there is a palpable tension around the world. The Americans...
President Muhammadu Buhari

The Problem With Buhari’s Whistle-Blowing Policy

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President Buhari’s new policy on whistle-blowing is revolutionary. Its goal is to broaden the attack on corruption by encouraging the general public to expose...
Dr. Bawumia

Profile of The In-Coming Vice President

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Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia is an economist and a banker. He was born on October 7, 1963 in Tamale to the late Alhaji Mumuni Bawumia,...
accident

1 student killed, several others injured in school van accident in Texas

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One student was killed and 10 others were injured after a school van was hit by a truck in Trinity, a city in...
Clinton and Trump

America’s Democracy Questioned

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The title of this piece conveys a strident mood. But the angst is no longer because a bozo of catholic proportion emerged as the...

TEXAS: 16 Die in Hot Air Balloon Accident

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A hot air balloon has crashed with at least 16 people on board in Texas, and officials say there are no survivors. US investigators...

Texas hot air balloon crash: All 16 on board dead

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The balloon came down in fields near Lockhart, about 30 miles (50km) south of the state capital Austin. Caldwell County sheriff Daniel Law said the...
President Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari’s blows on Saraki’s senate described as being soft

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The scheme by the Nigerian Senate to undermine President Muhammadu Buhari’s government is as real as it is idiotic. The most annoying yet is...
Accra floods

Flood sweeps army truck in Texas killing 5 soldiers with 4 missing

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According to local TV station KHOU, the accident happened at a low-water crossing of a rain-swollen creek around 11:20 a.m. local time. The five...
solar-powered passenger bus

Texas bus crash kills 8 and injured 44

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Seven people died at the scene and the eighth person died later at a hospital after the bus rolled over in Eagle Pass, about...