US-funded cancer centre and specialist hospital inaugurated in Lagos

The government of the United States of America funded Marcelle Ruth Cancer Center and Specialist Hospital (MRCC), Lagos, was commissioned yesterday. The new healthcare facility, which is reputed to be Nigeria’s first comprehensive cancer treatment center, is equipped with cutting…

US-based Nigerian artist, E’Major, arrives Lagos to celebrate Mothers’ Day

With today being the cultural mothers day all over the world, reports from EMajor’s camp had earlier suggested that the afro pop singer was going to Premiere his hit single, “Nneoma”, in at least five radio stations in order to…

US-based Nigerian escapes from kidnappers’ den, aids gang members’ arrest

A United States of America-based Nigerian has reportedly escaped from kidnappers’ den after turning the heat against one of his captors and beating him to a pulp. The man, identified simply as Chinweizu, was said to have been abducted on…

Fraudster detains American lady in Lagos hotel, defrauds her of N18.5m

Police operatives have rescued a citizen of the United States of America who was allegedly confined to a Lagos hotel against her wish for over one year. The victim, who came from Washington DC, arrived in Nigeria on February 13,…

New Abacha loot to fund three infrastructure projects

The federal government is set to use the latest recovered loot from the Sani Abacha administration to fund three major infrastructure projects. The government, on Monday, signed an agreement with the United States of America and the Island of Jersey…

Lagos CP orders probe into US returnee’s murder (Punch)

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has ordered an investigation into the death of a United States of America returnee, Mutiu Agbosasa, who was murdered in the Ikorodu area of the state on Sunday. It was gathered that…

US, China to resume trade talks in Washington in October (Guardian)

China and the United States will resume trade talks in Washington in early October, Beijing said on Thursday, allaying fears that new punitive tariffs would lead to a breakdown in the protracted negotiations. The world’s two biggest economies have been…

US pulls out of nuclear treaty with Russia (BBC)

The US has formally withdrawn from a nuclear treaty with Russia, raising fears of a new arms race. The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) was signed by US President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev in 1987. It banned…

2019 elections: US imposes visa restrictions on culpable Nigerians (Punch)

The United States has imposed visa restrictions on some Nigerians for undermining the democratic process in the country during the 2019 general elections. It explained that the affected individuals, who were not identified, operated with impunity at the expense of…

Armed man dead after attacking US immigration jail (Guardian)

An armed man who attacked a US immigration detention facility with “incendiary devices” has been shot dead after a confrontation with police in the northwestern city of Tacoma, authorities said. Officers arrived at the Northwest Detention Center early Saturday after…

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