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Ambassador to U.S Oluwole Rotimi Recalled

President Umaru Yar’Adua has approved the immediate recall of Nigeria’s Ambassador to the United States, retired Brigadier-General Oluwole Rotimi, for “gross insubordination.” Sources at the Nigerian embassy in Washington DC said the decision to recall Rotimi followed his running disagreement with the Foreign Affairs Minister, Ojo Maduekwe, over issues bordering …

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President Obama to Host Stevie Wonder at the White House

President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will host a concert in the East Room honoring Stevie Wonder, who will be awarded the 2nd annual Gershwin Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Library of Congress.    The concert which would hold on February 25th will be broadcast February 26th on …

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Plane Crash Kills 49 in Buffalo NY

A 74-seat Q400 Bombardier aircraft, operated by Colgan Air, was flying from Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey and preparing to land at Buffalo Niagara International Airport when it crashed into a house literally ligthing up the night sky. Witnesses heard the twin turboprop aircraft sputtering before it went …

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Nigeria Asks Doctors abroad to return home

The Federal Government on Tuesday asked Nigerian doctors working in the United States and other parts of the world to return home and contribute to the development of the country’s weak health sector. About 24,000 doctors are said to be practising in America, Europe, Asia, and parts of Southern Africa. …

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Obama Postpones DTV Conversion due to Consumer Concerns

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama signed S.352, a bill to postpone the DTV transition date to June 12th to allow for more time for the American consumers to prepare for the switch from analog television.   The President made the following statement with respect to the bill; “During these challenging …

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USA Vice President Joe Biden attends Security Conference in Germany

Vice President Joe Biden is expected in Germany to represent the United States and address the 45th Munich Conference on Security Policy, also known as the Wehrkunde Conference. General James L. Jones, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs, will also attend the conference.    The Munich Security Conference …

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President Obama participates in National Prayer Breakfast

Washington DC – President Barack Obama and Wife Michelle joined hundreds of International guests and members of congress at the 57th National Prayer breakfast which held at the Hilton Washington. National Prayer co – Chairs Vernon J. Ehlers and Heath Shuler hosted delegates from over 182 countries represented, half dozen …

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Nigerian finds cure for diabetes

Lagos – A Nigerian scientist, Dr. Louis Nelson, has finally found a cure for the dreaded diabetes disease which afflicts over 123 million sufferers all over the world. The Minister of State for Health, Dr Aliyu Idi Hong described as “epoch and historical” the production of AD1 by Nelson in …

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