Saturday, August 3, 2019

Tag "Bill Clinton"

    ‘I’d love to meet you’ — Bill Clinton invites 8-year-old Nigerian chess genius

‘I’d love to meet you’ — Bill Clinton invites 8-year-old Nigerian chess genius

Bill Clinton, former US president, has asked to meet Tanitoluwa Adewumi, the eight-year-old Nigerian chess genius conquering the world of chess in the US.Over the weekend, New York Times columnist, Nicholas Kristof, wrote extensively about Adewunmi’s historic rise in Manhattan, and how he just won his category at the New York State chess championship.Adewumi, whose family reportedly fled Nigeria because of the Boko [...]

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    Atiku’s spokesman: Clinton cancelled his visit over threats from APC

Atiku’s spokesman: Clinton cancelled his visit over threats from APC

Paul Ibe, spokesman of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has blamed the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the cancelled visit of Bill Clinton, former US president.Clinton was expected to attend the signing of a peace accord between President Muhammadu Buhari and Atiku.The National Peace Committee (NPC) had put the programme together ahead of the elections.But Clinton pulled [...]

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    I’ve cancelled my trip to Nigeria, says Clinton

I’ve cancelled my trip to Nigeria, says Clinton

Bill Clinton, former US president, will no longer travel to Nigeria to attend the signing of a peace accord between President Muhammadu Buhari and Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).According to the National Peace Committee (NPC) led by Abdulsalami Abubakar, former head of state, Clinton was expected to be in Abuja on Wednesday to deliver an address [...]

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    Bill Clinton to witness signing of peace accord between Buhari and Atiku

Bill Clinton to witness signing of peace accord between Buhari and Atiku

The National Peace Committee (NPC) says ex-US president Bill Clinton will attend the signing of a peace accord between President Muhammadu Buhari and Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).In a statement on Sunday, Atta Barkindo, head, NPC secretariat (Kukah Centre), said the event would take place on Wednesday at the International Conference Centre (ICC) Abuja.Barkindo said [...]

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    Obama leaving office as 3rd most loved American president

Obama leaving office as 3rd most loved American president

Outgoing US President Barack Obama will leave office on Friday with his highest approval rating since 2009.A new CNN/ORC poll finds Obama’s approval rating stands at 60 per cent, his best mark since June of his first year in office and majority said they would miss him when “he is gone’’.Compared with other outgoing presidents, Obama lands near the top [...]

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    VIDEO: How Akufo-Addo, president of Ghana, plagiarised 3 ex-US presidents

VIDEO: How Akufo-Addo, president of Ghana, plagiarised 3 ex-US presidents

The dust is yet to settle over President Nana Akufo-Addo's lifting of parts of the speeches of US Presidents Bill Clinton and George W Bush in his inaugural speech on Saturday.The Ghanaian president has since apologised for the blunder.But how did he plagiarise the US presidents? Here are video clips of how it happened.In the first clip, Bush said: "I [...]

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    Get on the presidential plane, Obama shouts at Bill Clinton

Get on the presidential plane, Obama shouts at Bill Clinton

President Barack Obama yelled at former President Bill Clinton to board Air Force One as the duo were about leaving Israel on Friday.Both men had joined world leaders who attended the funeral of Shimon Peres, former Israeli president.“Obama shouted ‘Bill, let's go!’ as he waited on Clinton to climb the steps of Air Force One following the funeral of late [...]

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    Obama, Clinton in Jerusalem for Shimon Peres’ burial

Obama, Clinton in Jerusalem for Shimon Peres’ burial

World leaders gathered in Jerusalem on Friday as former Israeli leader, Shimon Peres, was laid to rest.The funeral, which held at Mount Herzl, Israel’s national cemetery in Jerusalem, had in attendance President Barrack Obama; President Bill Clinton; President Mahmoud Abbas of Palestine; Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and French President Francois Hollande.Also at the funeral were former British Prime Ministers David [...]

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    Jonathan holds press conference in Switzerland

Jonathan holds press conference in Switzerland

Former President Goodluck Jonathan will hold a world press conference in Geneva, Switzerland, on Wednesday.Guy Mettan, executive director of the Geneva Press Club, confirmed this in a statement, saying the event is part of activities lined up by circle of diplomats, in honour of Jonathan.The statement said the Nigerian leader would be hosted to a dinner at Intercontinental Hotel, Geneva, [...]

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    Jonathan succeeds Clinton as keynote speaker at US forum

Jonathan succeeds Clinton as keynote speaker at US forum

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has been chosen to present the keynote address at the 2016 Hope Global Forums conference.The programme is scheduled to hold in the second week of January in Atlanta, United States.President Bill Clinton performed a role similar to that of Jonathan at the 2015 event which gathered over 3, 000 leaders from 40 countries.The letter of invitation [...]

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    Obasanjo: World leaders confident with Buhari

Obasanjo: World leaders confident with Buhari

Olusegun Obasanjo, former president of Nigeria, has showered encomiums on President Muhammadu Buhari, saying world leaders have confidence in his capability to transform the country.Obasanjo, who just returned to Nigeria after attending the United Nations General Assembly in New York, said the impression the international community has about the Nigerian leader would have positive effect on the country.He was speaking [...]

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    Presidency congratulates Okonjo-Iweala on Rockefeller  Leadership Award

Presidency congratulates Okonjo-Iweala on Rockefeller Leadership Award

Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Dr. (Mrs.) Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been praised by the Presidency for winning the Rockerfeller Foundation Leadership award.Okonjo-Iweala was named recipient of the award alongside distinguished personalities such as Paul Polman, chief executive officer of Unilever; and Simao Jatene, the governor of the State of Para, Brazil.According to the organizers of the award, [...]

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