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Why President Jonathan’s retention of Adefuye as Nigeria’s Ambassador to USA exposes poor judgment. By Ephraim Emeka Ugwuonye

Why President Jonathan’s retention of Adefuye as Nigeria’s Ambassador to USA exposes poor judgment. By Ephraim Emeka Ugwuonye

With an almost complete failure to deal with Boko Haram, resurgent threats of militancy in the Niger Delta, broadening and unnerving sagas of...


For racist SOCCER actions, Liverpool’s Suarez should be suspended. By Chido Nwangwu

For racist SOCCER actions, Liverpool’s Suarez should be suspended. By Chido Nwangwu

For racist Soccer actions, Liverpool’s player Suarez should be suspended.  By Chido Nwangwu, Founder & Publisher of the first U.S-based African-owned newspaper published on the...


USAfrica: President Jonathan’s critics are unfair, expect too much. By Benjamin Aduba

USAfrica: President Jonathan’s critics are unfair, expect too much. By Benjamin Aduba

He did not become his own man until May 29, 2011. Therefore, Jonathan has been a president for just 8 months no matter what...


South Africa makes push for 2018 Olympics

South Africa makes push for 2018 Olympics

South Africa makes push for 2018 Olympics AMPA, May 04: South Africa is revving up its hopes for an Olympic bid as the countdown...


Outspoken, hardline Muslim cleric killed in northern Nigeria

Outspoken, hardline Muslim cleric killed in northern Nigeria

Outspoken Muslim cleric killed in northern Nigeria Special to USAfricaonline.com Gunmen shot and killed a Muslim cleric highly critical of a hardline Islamist sect,...


In the light of an icon, my mentor Stanley Macebuh (1942-2010). By Chido Nwangwu

In the light of an icon, my mentor Stanley Macebuh (1942-2010). By Chido Nwangwu

In the light of an icon, my mentor Stanley Macebuh (1942-2010). By Chido Nwangwu, Publisher of USAfrica, and first African-owned, U.S-based newspaper published on the...


50 years of Nigeria: celebrating our interests with the U.S. By Chudi Okafor

50 years of Nigeria: celebrating our interests with the U.S. By Chudi Okafor

      50 years of Nigeria: celebrating our interests with the U.S. By Hon. CHUDI OKAFOR, the Consul General of the Federal Republic...


SOCCER twist: FIFA suspends Nigeria for “government interference”

SOCCER twist: FIFA suspends Nigeria for “government interference”

SOCCER twist: FIFA suspends Nigeria for “government interference”Special to USAfrica,  USAfricaonline.com, CLASSmagazine (Houston), and  Nigeria360@yahoogroups.com AFP:  FIFA suspended Nigeria from international football on Monday, alleging...


South Africa bids to host Olympics in 2020; following World Cup success….

South Africa bids to host Olympics in 2020; following World Cup success….

South Africa bids to host Olympics in 2020; following World Cup success…. Special to USAfricaonline.com and CLASSmagazine JOHANNESBURG, Sept. 29, 2010: Following its success...


CNN International profiles work of USAfrica’s Chido Nwangwu

CNN International profiles work of USAfrica’s Chido Nwangwu

Influential U.S Congressman Hon. Al Green of the Homeland Security and Financial Services committee who has attended some of the USAfrica Best of Africa...


Lessons of 2010 World Cup as Africa shines with South Africa’s outstanding hosting of championship

Lessons of 2010 World Cup as Africa shines with South Africa’s outstanding hosting of championship

Whatever is said, by organising this tournament successfully, South Africa has done Africa proud on the first time of asking. We shall hold this...


Jonathan makes u-turn on his Nigeria-FIFA international soccer ban

Jonathan makes u-turn on his Nigeria-FIFA international soccer ban

Jonathan reverses himself on Nigeria international soccer ban Special to USAfricaonline.com Nigeria’s government on Monday July  5, 2010 lifted a two-year ban it imposed...


President Jonathan, shut them down

President Jonathan, shut them down

President Jonathan, shut them down…. By CHIDO NWANGWU, Publisher of USAfrica, USAfricaonline.com and CLASSmagazine, Houston. On Wednesday July 7, 2010, Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan’s...


After World Cup disgrace: Salam disagrees wt Nigeria’s prez Jonathan’s 2-year ban on international soccer activities….

After World Cup disgrace: Salam disagrees wt Nigeria’s prez Jonathan’s 2-year ban on international soccer activities….

Aftermath of 2010 World Cup soccer loss: Salam disagrees with Nigeria’s president Jonathan’s 2-year ban on international soccer activities. Special to USAfricaonline.com and CLASSmagazine,...


World Cup Soccer 2010: Oh, how the mighty African Footballers fall

World Cup Soccer 2010: Oh, how the mighty African Footballers fall

FIFA World Cup 2010: Oh, how the mighty African Footballers Fall By Lawrence Taylor Nordee Special and exclusive commentary for USAfricaonline.com and CLASSmagazine, Houston....


Soccer: gunmen wound 4 in attack on Togo’s African football stars

Soccer: gunmen wound 4 in attack on Togo’s African football stars

Two players, goalkeeper Kodjovi Obilale and defender Serge Akakpo were among the wounded, Dossevi told AFP. "One of them (Akakpo) took a bullet in the...


Tiger Woods’ scandal: What Leaders must do to recover Integrity and Image

Tiger Woods’ scandal: What Leaders must do to recover Integrity and Image

As one of the world's most influential athletes, Tiger Woods is a big business that generates more than $100 million a year that gave...


Tiger Woods’ drama: Rachel Uchitel denies any relationship with golf star

Tiger Woods’ drama: Rachel Uchitel denies any relationship with golf star

Rachel Uchitel has told the New York Daily News that she has no relationship with Tiger Woods and that the “girls” quoted in National...


Soccer: Ghana wins Under-20 World Cup for first time, beats Brazil in shootout

Soccer: Ghana wins Under-20 World Cup for first time, beats Brazil in shootout

Ghana wins Under-20 World Cup for first time, beats Brazil in shootout By Jerome Pugmire (CP) – Special to USAfricaonline.com CAIRO, Egypt — Ghana...


Is District 9 movie a fitting metaphor for the ugliness of Nigeria?

Is District 9 movie a fitting metaphor for the ugliness of Nigeria?

Nigeria is a nation whose ugliness is increasingly troubling! Nigeria’s Information Minister, Professor Dora Akunyili has implicitly accepted that there is something wrong...