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Obiano dismisses alleged shipment of arms from Nigeria’s north into Nnewi as false

Obiano dismisses alleged shipment of arms from Nigeria’s north into Nnewi as false

Special to USAfrica (Houston).   @USAfricaLIVE  @Chido247 [quote font=”georgia” font_size=”18″ color=”#ffffff” bgcolor=”#020e6b” bcolor=”#dd9933″] Anambra State Governor Willie Obiano has dismissed as false a rumour...


Corruption and the acquittal of Nigeria’s Senate president Saraki. By Bayo Oluwasanmi

Corruption and the acquittal of Nigeria’s Senate president Saraki. By Bayo Oluwasanmi

By Bayo Oluwasanmi Special to USAfricaonline.com   @USAfricaLIVE    The hypocrisy, violence, hatred, and subversion of democracy and justice with our blood letting politics will...


Why Nigeria is a country divided against itself and cannot stand. By Bayo Oluwasanmi

Why Nigeria is a country divided against itself and cannot stand. By Bayo Oluwasanmi

By BAYO OLUWASANMI Special to USAfricaonline.com [quote font=”georgia” font_size=”16″ color=”#ffffff” bgcolor=”#04135b” bcolor=”#dd9933″ arrow=”yes” align=”right”]The recent proclamation of northern youths and the ultimatum given to...


Showdown: South Africa President Zuma under pressure as parliament considers ‘no-confidence’ debate

Showdown: South Africa President Zuma under pressure as parliament considers ‘no-confidence’ debate

USAfrica News & Insights from South Africa  Zuma is the first president to face a series of motions of no confidence in the National...


USAfrica: Nigeria launches 48-hour online visa application system

USAfrica: Nigeria launches 48-hour online visa application system

Nigeria has launched an online system aimed at enabling business executives to apply for a visa online and collect it on arrival 48 hours...


USAfrica: World Bank to inject $57billion into Africa Financing package

USAfrica: World Bank to inject $57billion into Africa Financing package

The World Bank plans to inject $57b into Africa Financing package spread next three years; includes $45b from International Development Association. Special to USAfricaonline.com...


USAfrica: Soyinka writes Derek Walcott lamented Caribbean, African cycle of brutal misrule of dictators

USAfrica: Soyinka writes Derek Walcott lamented Caribbean, African cycle of brutal misrule of dictators

USAfrica: Prof. Wole Soyinka writes a tribute to Derek Walcott, noting the late writer  and recipient of the Nobel Prize for literature lamented Caribbean, African...


APGA backs Obiano for 2nd term; appoints new officers

APGA backs Obiano for 2nd term; appoints new officers

APGA backs Obiano for  2nd term; appoints new officers Special to USAfrica (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com  @USAfricaLive @Chido247 The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has...


USAfrica BrkNEWS: Donald Trump’s tax returns live on MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow show

USAfrica BrkNEWS: Donald Trump’s tax returns live on MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow show

“We’ve Donald Trump’s tax returns” says MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Special to USAfricaonline.com @Chido247 @USAfricaLive MSNBC’s prime time news analysis anchor Rachel Maddow is broadcasting now,...


USAfrica: As Nigerians protest “South Africans stop killing us” Onyeama, Dambazau meet today in Pretoria with Zuma’s ministers

USAfrica: As Nigerians protest “South Africans stop killing us” Onyeama, Dambazau meet today in Pretoria with Zuma’s ministers

Special to USAfrica (Houston) and USAfricaonline.com • @USAfricaLive  @Chido247 Following up, almost 3 weeks after recent, coordinated spate of attacks against African immigrants, primarily...


Nigeria’s Buhari returns from London, settling into presidential villa

Nigeria’s Buhari returns from London, settling into presidential villa

Special to USAfrica multimedia networks, Houston •  USAfricaonline.com • @USAfricaLIVE After 51 days of a mix of medical check-up and modest vacation in London,...


#Biafra IPOB warns APC against pro-Buhari rally in Anambra

#Biafra IPOB warns APC against pro-Buhari rally in Anambra

By Chido Nwangwu @Chido247 Amidst all the speculation by millions of Nigerians regarding the health status of the Nigerian president Muhammad Buhari, a retired...


93-yrs-old President Mugabe returns to flood-wrecked Zimbabwe

93-yrs-old President Mugabe returns to flood-wrecked Zimbabwe

Special to USAfricaonline.com @USAfricaLive Harare – Heartened no doubt by the enthusiastic welcome he got in Ghana, ageing President Robert Mugabe is finally back home to...


Obama dismisses Trump’s wiretapping claims as “simply false”

Obama dismisses Trump’s wiretapping claims as “simply false”

@Chido247 @USAfricaLIVE U.S former president Barack Obama’s spokesman, Kevin Lewis, has dismissed president Trump’s Saturday morning claim on Twitter that Obama surveilled Trump Tower...


USAfrica: Buhari’s uninspiring administration, long medical leave and politics of 2019. By Chidi Amuta

USAfrica: Buhari’s uninspiring administration, long medical leave and politics of 2019. By Chidi Amuta

Special to USAfrica [Houston] and USAfricaonline.com @USAfricaLIVE   We must quickly draw the line. Between a groundswell of sincere well wishes for a president...


Obamas sign multimillion book deal

Obamas sign multimillion book deal

Special to USAfrica (Houston). @USAfricaLive New York; AFP: Barack and Michelle Obama have signed a deal to publish their memoirs with New York-based Penguin...


Oscar snafu: Moonlight wins ‘Best Picture’ after La La Land was incorrectly named

Oscar snafu: Moonlight wins ‘Best Picture’ after La La Land was incorrectly named

Oscar snafu: Moonlight wins ‘Best Picture’ after La La Land was incorrectly named. Special to USAfrica (Houston). @Chido247 @USAfricaLive The movie starring a multi-talented...


USAfrica: Devaluation of Nigeria’s Naira begins, informally; projected $1 to N600

USAfrica: Devaluation of Nigeria’s Naira begins, informally; projected $1 to N600

By Ulf Laessing and Chijioke Ohuocha Abuja, Feb 20, 2017; Reuters: Nigeria effectively devalued the naira for private individuals on Monday, paving the way...


USAfrica: Readout of President Trump’s Call with Nigeria’s President Muhammad Buhari

USAfrica: Readout of President Trump’s Call with Nigeria’s President Muhammad Buhari

Special to USAfricaonline.com @Chido247 @USAfricaLive The Office of the Press Secretary of the President of the United States has released today [February 15, 2017], the...


USAfrica: Buhari gets invitation  from Trump to White House; arms deal in consideration

USAfrica: Buhari gets invitation from Trump to White House; arms deal in consideration

Special to USAfricaonline..com   @USAfricaLive [Reuters] Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari discussed a possible new arms deal with U.S. President Donald Trump by telephone on...