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    Donald Trump, the African strongman in America 

Donald Trump, the African strongman in America 

One of the five cardinal objectives of the United States foreign policy is ‘’promoting and supporting’’ democracy. The US has fought wars and spent billions of dollars ‘’promoting and supporting’’ its own genre of democracy in other countries – especially in the developing world. The country touted itself to be the emancipator of the world – against communism -- during [...]

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    Trump: 100,000 Americans may die from COVID-19

Trump: 100,000 Americans may die from COVID-19

President Donald Trump says up to 100,000 Americans may die from COVID-19, a figure 40,000 higher than his prediction in April. According to Worldometers, more than 69, 000 patients have died from COVID-19 in the United States, while the country has a total number of 1,202,769 cases. Speaking at a virtual town hall meeting, Trump said the disease has become more devastating than [...]

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    ‘Real estate is better now than with Obama’ — Kanye West backs Trump for re-election

‘Real estate is better now than with Obama’ — Kanye West backs Trump for re-election

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    Trump tests negative for coronavirus

Trump tests negative for coronavirus

President Donald Trump has tested negative for coronavirus. Sean Conley, his physician, announced his health status via a memo on  Saturday evening. There were concerns that the American president may have contracted the virus after two people he came in contact with last week tested positive for the disease. While Conley had said there was no cause for alarm as the contact between [...]

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    Trump takes coronavirus test, extends travel ban to UK

Trump takes coronavirus test, extends travel ban to UK

The US has extended its travel ban to the United Kingdom in a bid to curb the spread of coronavirus. President Donald Trump, who has taken test for coronavirus after his doctor said there was no need to, had initially exempted the UK from the ban he imposed on European countries. But Mike Pence, US vice-president, announced the new development on Saturday, [...]

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    Coronavirus: Trump declares Sunday national day of prayer

Coronavirus: Trump declares Sunday national day of prayer

President Donald Trump has declared Sunday a national day of prayer in the United States. This is coming less that 24 hours after the president declared national emergency in the country over the coronavirus outbreak which has led to over 5000 deaths across the world. The country confirmed its first case of person-to-person transmission of the virus on January 30. At least [...]

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    ‘Let’s make this go viral’ — Twitter reactions as CNN presenter defends Nigerians on US visa ban

‘Let’s make this go viral’ — Twitter reactions as CNN presenter defends Nigerians on US visa ban

A report by Fareed Zakaria, a CNN presenter, on the immigrant visa ban imposed on Nigeria by the Donald Trump administration is trending on social media. The presenter of a weekly programme on CNN made a case for Nigeria, saying US authorities justified the ban with national security concerns but data available proved otherwise. Citing CATO institute, Zakaria said four of the six countries listed in [...]

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    Impeachment trial over as US senate acquits Trump

Impeachment trial over as US senate acquits Trump

The US senate on Wednesday acquitted President Donald Trump on two articles of impeachment, putting an end to the historic trial. The impeachment trial began four months ago. Trump had been accused of mounting pressure on Ukraine to announce investigations that would benefit him in the forthcoming election. On the first article of impeachment, abuse of power, all 47 Democrats and Mitt [...]

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    Soleimani’s killing: We’ve identified 35 US targets for retaliatory strikes, says Iran

Soleimani’s killing: We’ve identified 35 US targets for retaliatory strikes, says Iran

Gholamali Abuhamzeh, commander of the Guards in the southern province of Kerman in Iran, says his country has identified at least 35 US targets for retaliatory strikes over the death of Qassem Soleimani. Reuters quoted Abuhamzeh as saying Iran would soon hit and destroy American warships. "The Strait of Hormuz is a vital point for the West and a large number of [...]

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    Tension mounts as US kills Iranian general in drone strike

Tension mounts as US kills Iranian general in drone strike

Qasem Soleimani, a top military commander in Iran, was on Friday killed in an airstrike at the Baghdad International Airport. The Pentagon said the attack was carried out on the order of President Donald Trump to deter "future Iranian attack plans". It added that Soleimani was killed because he “was actively developing plans to attack American diplomats and service members in Iraq and [...]

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    I got N500 recharge card from my first artwork, says Nigerian artist who drew Trump’s portrait

I got N500 recharge card from my first artwork, says Nigerian artist who drew Trump’s portrait

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    Trump: Islamic state’s replacement for al-Baghdadi killed

Trump: Islamic state’s replacement for al-Baghdadi killed

President Donald Trump says the person expected to replace Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as leader of the Islamic State is dead.  Trump disclosed this via a tweet on Tuesday. Al-Baghdadi was killed on Saturday during a raid by US troops in Syria. Trump, however, did not disclose the identity of the individual whom he described as "number one replacement" for the IS leader. He also did [...]

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    Nigerians to be affected as Trump mulls clampdown on those ‘abusing’ US visa

Nigerians to be affected as Trump mulls clampdown on those ‘abusing’ US visa

President Donald Trump is considering imposing travel restrictions on countries whose citizens overstay short-term visitor visa, according to The Wall Street Journal (WSJ). The American president and some of his aides are reportedly considering the move as a means of curbing immigration. The journal listed Nigeria, Chad, Eritrea, Liberia and Sierra Leone as some of the countries whose immigrants overstay their visas at [...]

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    Trump’s ex campaign chairman jailed for fraud

Trump’s ex campaign chairman jailed for fraud

Paul Manafort, American lobbyist and former chairman of the 2016 campaign of President Donald Trump, has been jailed for mortgage fraud. The charges came less than an hour after Manafort was handed a prison sentence of seven years for federal crimes. Attorney Cyrus, Manhattan district attorney, on Wednesday, charged Manafort with 16 counts charge on mortgage fraud, falsifying business records and conspiracy. The [...]

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    Trump tackles former lawyer who implicated him in payment to porn stars

Trump tackles former lawyer who implicated him in payment to porn stars

President Donald Trump has slammed Michael Cohen, his former attorney, who pleaded guilty to tax fraud and paying porn stars for the purpose of influencing his election. Cohen had on Tuesday appeared in a federal court in New York where he pleaded to eight counts and claimed he made illegal campaign contributions "in coordination and at the direction of a candidate [...]

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    Trump says June 12 summit with North Korean leader back on track

Trump says June 12 summit with North Korean leader back on track

US President Donald Trump says the meeting with Kim Jong-un, North Korean leader, will hold as previously scheduled. The development comes after a North Korean envoy led by Kim Yong Chol, a senior official, visited the White House on Friday. The envoy delivered a letter from Kim Jong-un to the US president. Both leaders had planned to meet June 12 in Singapore, but Trump cancelled [...]

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