Tag archive for ‘US’
By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, February 7th, 2020

FG Slashes Visa Fees For U.S. Citizens

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Federal Government has slashed its  visa application charges for citizens of the United States from $180 to $160. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the old amount comprised More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, January 15th, 2020

U.S. Senate Set Date For Trump’s Impeachment Trial

(News Investigators) The impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump in the Senate is likely to begin next week Tuesday with key players sworn in later this week, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said. McConnell More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, December 30th, 2019

Serving General Arrested As US Authorities Uncover $16m In Wife’s Account

(News Investigators) Brigadier General CHARLES Nengite is renowned for his brilliance, one of the finest of them all, but he is presently cooling his heels in detention. To those who knew him  he was More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, December 23rd, 2019

FG accuses U.S. Of Sowing Seed Of Religious Mistrust In Nigeria

(News Investigators) The Federal Government has accused the U.S. of attempting to sow seed of religious mistrust among the various religious groups in Nigeria with its recent report. In a statement issued in More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, December 13th, 2019

US Lawmakers Clash Over Impeachment Charges Against Trump

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) A deep partisan rift was on full display yesterday as US lawmakers slogged towards a fateful vote to advance the impeachment of Donald Trump for his alleged misconduct involving his dealings More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

US Losing Afghan War For Lack Of Clear Objectives, Says Report

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Hundreds of pages of official documents, obtained by The Washington Post, show that the United States is losing the war in Afghanistan because it never had clear objectives, says a report published More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, November 28th, 2019

China Summons US Ambassador Over Hong Kong Bills

(News Investigators) China summoned the U.S. ambassador on Thursday to “strongly protest” President Donald Trump’s signing of bills on Hong Kong human rights. Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng told More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, November 27th, 2019

US Warns Citizens Against Travelling To Burkina Faso

The U.S. has raised its travel advisory for Burkina Faso to level 4, advising citizens not to travel to the country “due to terrorism, crime, and kidnapping”. In an advisory, the State Department said it More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, November 26th, 2019

US Deports German Convicted Of Double Murder In 1985

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) A German national convicted of a double murder in the United States three decades ago will be released from prison in the state of Virginia and deported, US media reported late on Monday. Jens More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, November 21st, 2019

Google Set Jan. 6 To Limit Targeted Political Ads In U.S.

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Google announced that it’s limiting audience targeting on election ads, a major shift for one of the internet’s largest ad platforms that comes after Twitter opted to drop political ads More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Saturday, September 21st, 2019

Defection: Sen. Amange Wasn’t Part Of Us – Bayelsa PDP

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Bayelsa chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has disowned the former senator representing Bayelsa East Senatorial District, Sen. Nimi Amange, saying he was not a member of the More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 2nd, 2019

Serena Defies Ankle Injury, Advances To U. S. Open Quarter-Finals

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Serena Williams needed a medical time out in the second set of her 6-3 6-4 win over Petra Martic on Sunday to get treatment on her right ankle. Williams however recovered to advance to the More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Thursday, August 29th, 2019

Nigeria Reduces Visa Fees For US Citizens

The Interior Minister, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has approved reduction in Visa charges payable by U.S. citizens in line with reciprocity policy as recommended by a committee set up to conduct due diligence. The More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, August 27th, 2019

Serena Puts U.S. Open Rivals On Notice With Sharapova Stroll

(NEWS INVESTIGATION) Serena Williams delivered one of her most complete performances since returning to the game after the birth of her daughter to rout a helpless Maria Sharapova in the first round of the U.S. More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

Dasukigate: Court Admits U.S.-Based Woman To N250m Bail

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Federal High Court Abuja, on Wednesday, admitted the U. S.-based businesswoman, Isabella Oshodin, bail in the sum of N250 million. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the court More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

China Threatens To Sanction US Over Arms Sales To Taiwan

China threatened to sanction U.S. companies involved in arms, F-16 fighter planes, sales to Taiwan, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday. China “resolutely opposes” the arms sales and has lodged “solemn More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, August 16th, 2019

U.S. Threatens Sanctions Over Iranian Tanker After Court Release

The U.S. is gravely disappointed with the U.K. after a Gibraltar court allowed the release of an Iranian tanker suspected of hauling oil to Syria, and threatened sanctions against ports, banks and anyone else who More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

China To Defend Interest In Face Of US Threats

China on Tuesday pledged to defend its national interests amid threats from the U.S. that it might deploy new medium-range missiles in Asia following the collapse of a nuclear arms treaty. Spokeswoman for the More...