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    Trump speaks on travel ban ‘targeting Nigeria’

Trump speaks on travel ban ‘targeting Nigeria’

US President Donald Trump says his administration is adding more countries -- which Nigeria is said to be among -- to its travel ban list to keep America safe.Speaking at a news conference at the World Economic Forum in Switzerland on Wednesday, Trump said the expansion which will be announced “very shortly” follows happenings around the world.The US president was [...]

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    Report: US visa process to get more difficult as Trump adds Nigeria to travel ban list

Report: US visa process to get more difficult as Trump adds Nigeria to travel ban list

Donald Trump, president of the United States of America, may sign an executive order expanding visa restrictions to seven countries including Nigeria.The affected countries may be Belarus, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sudan and Tanzania.The Wall Street Journal reports that the Trump administration might not place full visa bans on these countries as the restriction may be limited to certain types [...]

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    Two rockets land near US embassy in Iraq

Two rockets land near US embassy in Iraq

Two rockets hit the Green Zone where the US Embassy in Baghdad, capital of Iraq, is located.This is the second time the embassy would be attacked within a week. Embassies of several other western countries are also located in the zone.CNN reports that its team heard sirens after two explosions hit the Green Zone, adding that there were no casualties [...]

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    Trump: No American was killed in attack launched by Iran

Trump: No American was killed in attack launched by Iran

US President Donald Trump says no American was killed in the missile attacks by Iran.Iran had said 80 US soldiers were killed in the attack that occurred at a military base in Iraq in the early hours of Wednesday.Addressing a press conference at the White House later in the day, Trump said all American soldiers were safe adding that there [...]

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    We are ready to embrace peace, says Trump

We are ready to embrace peace, says Trump

President Donald Trump says the US is ready to embrace peace "with all those who seek peace".Trump said this in a broadcast after the claim of Iran that 80 American soldiers had been killed in retaliation for the murder of Qasem Soleimani, an Iranian general.But in his speech, Trump dismissed the claim of Iran, saying no American was hurt in [...]

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    We killed 80 US soldiers in missile strike in Iraq, says Iran

We killed 80 US soldiers in missile strike in Iraq, says Iran

Iran says its Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) killed over 80 US soldiers in a missile strike on US forces in Iraq on Wednesday.There is yet no confirmation on the claim of Iran as the American authorities have said no US soldier was harmed in the attack.Mehr News, an Iranian state-run media outlet, said a source in the IRGC told [...]

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    Iran’s foreign minister: US denied me visa to attend UN meeting

Iran’s foreign minister: US denied me visa to attend UN meeting

Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran's foriegn minister, says the US denied him visa needed to attend a UN meeting in New York.According to France 24, Zarif said he was informed of US's decision by Antonio Guterres, UN secretary-general.The foreign minister said he learnt that Mike Pompeo, US secretary of state, expressly told Guterres that they would not issue him a visa."What [...]

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    Iranian puts $80 million bounty on Trump

Iranian puts $80 million bounty on Trump

An unnamed Iranian eulogist has put an $80 million bounty on President Donald Trump’s head.The Iranian made the declaration during the funeral of Qasem Soleimani, the Iranian army general who was killed by the US in an airstrike at Baghdad international airport.According to Al Arabiya, during the funeral procession, which was broadcast live on Iran’s Channel One, the eulogist asked all Iranians [...]

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    Davido: I’m not going to the US for now… Trump trying to make me shout ‘Shekpe’ from Iran

Davido: I’m not going to the US for now… Trump trying to make me shout ‘Shekpe’ from Iran

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    We just spent $2trn on new weapons, Trump warns Iran over retaliation

We just spent $2trn on new weapons, Trump warns Iran over retaliation

US President Donald Trump says America will hit 52 Iranian targets if the Middle East country carries out its threat to retaliate the killing of Qassem Soleimani, leader of the elite Quds Force.The US president had ordered the killing of Soleimani whom he accused of planning an imminent attack on Americans.The death of the Iranian general sparked tension amid which [...]

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    ‘Our jollof rice has done the magic’ — reactions as Cardi B picks a Nigerian tribe

‘Our jollof rice has done the magic’ — reactions as Cardi B picks a Nigerian tribe

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    Cardi B: I’m filing for Nigerian citizenship… Trump is putting our lives in danger

Cardi B: I’m filing for Nigerian citizenship… Trump is putting our lives in danger

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    Late Iranian general should have been killed years ago, says Trump

Late Iranian general should have been killed years ago, says Trump

President Donald Trump says Qasem Soleimani should have been killed "many years ago" .Soleimani, a top military commander in Iran, was killed in an airstrike at the Baghdad International Airport on Friday.The Pentagon said the attack was carried out on the orders of Trump to deter “future Iranian attack plans”.In a series of tweets on Friday, Trump said Soleimani was [...]

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    FLASHBACK: In 2011, Trump predicted that Obama would attack Iran to get reelected

FLASHBACK: In 2011, Trump predicted that Obama would attack Iran to get reelected

On Thursday, Qasem Soleimani, leader of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), was killed in an operation ordered by US President Donald Trump. The general was killed in Baghdad, the capital of Iraq.While defending the action, the US Department of State said Soleimani was killed for plotting an "imminent attack" on US interests in the Middle East. There have been different [...]

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    US asks citizens to leave Iraq over killing of Iranian general

US asks citizens to leave Iraq over killing of Iranian general

The United States has asked its citizens in Iraq to leave the middle-east country immediately.This comes a few hours after Qasem Soleimani (pictured), a top military commander in Iran, was killed in an airstrike at the Baghdad International Airport.The Pentagon said the attack was ordered by President Donald Trump and carried out to deter “future Iranian attack plans”.In a tweet, [...]

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    It’s unlikely for Trump to be removed, says Putin

It’s unlikely for Trump to be removed, says Putin

President Vladimir Putin of Russia says it is unlikely that the impeachment of Donald Trump would be upheld by the United States senate.Speaking in a televised news conference on Thursday, Putin alleged that the charges against the US president were "fabricated", adding that Trump’s Republican party has the majority in the upper chamber and would not want to remove its [...]

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