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family members crying while being reunited with the released Chibok girls
Abuja (AFP) - There were emotional scenes Saturday as 82 kidnapped Chibok girls released by Boko Haram Islamists earlier this month were reunited with their parents. At the reunion held in Nigeria's capital of Abuja, fathers gripped their daughters in tight hugs, while mothers shrieked with joy, wiping away tears...
US President Donald Trump (C-L)
Riyadh (AFP) - Washington announced a huge arms deal with Saudi Arabia and took aim at Iran on Saturday as President Donald Trump began a foreign tour looking to leave domestic troubles behind. The $110 billion deal for Saudi purchases of US defence equipment and services came at the start...
woman dressed in a wedding gown and holding a South African flag
Pretoria (AFP) - Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Pretoria on Saturday, angered by a rise in violence against women and children in South Africa, including killings and sex attacks. Answering the call by a group calling itself "#Not In My Name" the protesters, most of them men,...
Comey
Washington (AFP) - James Comey, the former FBI chief fired by President Donald Trump, has agreed to publicly testify about Russian interference in the US elections, as fresh allegations increased pressure on the American leader. In an Oval Office meeting with senior Russian officials last week, Trump called Comey a...
US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump step off Air Force One
Riyadh (AFP) - US President Donald Trump landed in Saudi Arabia's capital Riyadh on Saturday for the start his first foreign tour since taking office. A red carpet was rolled out and staircase rolled up to Air Force One minutes after it landed shortly before 9:50 am (0650 GMT) local...
Supporters of moderate Iranian President Hassan Rouhani
Tehran (AFP) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani appeared to have secured a convincing election victory with voters backing his efforts to rebuild foreign ties, as initial results were announced on Saturday.  With almost all votes counted, Rouhani looked to have an insurmountable lead with 22.8 million votes compared to 15.5...
US President Donald Trump (R) gives a thumbs up
Riyadh (AFP) - US President Donald Trump will seek to rebuild relations with the Muslim world on his first foreign trip starting Saturday in Saudi Arabia as political scandals mount at home. Trump can expect a warm reception when he arrives in the oil-rich kingdom for talks with King Salman,...
White House
Washington (AFP) - Less than four months ago, a keen set of young up-and-comers strode into the White House in their best high heels and power ties, bursting with optimism and pride in serving their country. Now, their stint in the White House -- the supposed apogee of their lives,...
Lee Hee-Beom
London (AFP) - Military tensions on the Korean peninsula should not prevent the nuclear-armed North sending a team to the 2018 Winter Olympics in the South, according to the head of the Games organising committee Lee Hee-Beom. The former diplomat and trade minister also said the heavily-fortified border between the...
The White House
Washington (AFP) - The FBI's investigation into the Trump campaign's ties with Russia has extended to a current senior White House official, the Washington Post reported Friday. The newspaper cited unnamed sources familiar with the probe as saying a current top White House official has been identified as a "significant...
With the highly anticipated "Blowin’ Up” on the way, Major Business Moguls/ Private Club Records affiliate Chase Moola release’s this new visual for his “100IT BANDS FREESTYLE” with a teaser off of “INDUSTRY MASSACRE VOL.4 (THE SHORT FILM) which will come with “BLOWIN UP” for free!!!!! Directed and Shot...
Five Star Music Signee "SkiiBii" comes through with  his most anticipated brand new single christened ”LONDON” as he teams up with SMD's superstar Reekado Banks . The song was produced by Mystro.  This tune is spanking hot, guaranteed a must put on replay!!! Listen UP!!! DOWNLOAD AUDIO
Victoria Kimani rides the ongoing Ghana wave in new release since her debut Album Safari and since her departure from Chocolate City. "My Body" was produced by Zimbabwe's Mr. KAMERA and co Written by Naija's Mc Galaxy. I love how we never know what sound Kimani will drop next,...
Brazil's President Michel Temer
Brasília (AFP) - Brazilian President Michel Temer fought back against growing calls for his resignation Friday after bombshell graft allegations left him depending on congressional allies for survival. The center-right president was holed up at the presidential palace and was scheduled to meet later in the day with his defense...
Children in war zones need education
The Hague (AFP) - Campaigners Friday pleaded for more help for millions of children in conflict zones who are missing years of school, revealing only two percent of humanitarian aid funds goes towards education. More than 250 million children around the world don't go to school, according to Unicef, and...
Stockholm (AFP) - Swedish prosecutors on Friday dropped a seven-year rape investigation targeting Julian Assange, a legal victory for the WikiLeaks founder who has been holed up in the Ecuadoran embassy in London since 2012. But British police said they would still arrest Assange if he tried to leave the...
ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's record 7.44 trillion naira ($23.62 billion) 2017 budget has been received by the presidency for it to be signed into law, a government official said on Friday. Ita Enang, senior special assistant to the president on Senate matters, said the spending plan, which is aimed at...
Page releases the video to his hit single ‘All Night Long’ featuring Ice Prince. The visual was shot in Lagos by Paul Gambit. He is a versatile artiste and majors mainly an afro-pop and dance genre. The video of ‘All Night Long’ is a groovy, dance and club setting...
RT. HON, CHIBUIKE ROTIMI AMAECHI, FED. MINISTER OF TRANSPORTATION
By EZE CHUKWUEMEKA EZE, ezemediaconcept2020@gmail.com, 08038199163 Preamble Today, in the politics of Nigeria, the only major assignment of most politicians as they strategise for the 2019 general elections is how to either castigate or fabricate lies to run down Rt. Hon Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, the erstwhile governor of Rivers State and incumbent...
Iranian foreign ministry spokesman, Bahram Ghasemi
Tehran (AFP) - Iran criticised new US sanctions on its missile programme on Thursday, saying they would undermine the nuclear deal with world powers.  "Iran condemns the US administration's ill will in its effort to reduce the positive results of the country's implementation of JCPOA (nuclear deal) commitments by adding individuals...
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