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U.S. quits U.N. human rights body, citing bias vs. Israel, alarming critics

The United States withdrew from a “hypocritical and self-serving” United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday over what it called chronic bias against Israel and a lack of reform, a move activists warned would make advancing human rights globally even more difficult. Standing with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at the State Department, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley slammed Russia, China, Cuba and Egypt for thwarting ... Read More »

Anthony Joshua Honoured With OBE By Queen Elizabeth II

World Heavyweight Champion Anthony Joshua has been awarded an OBE as part of the Queen’s birthday honors. The boxer who currently holds the WBA, IBF and WBO titles was appointed for his services to boxing. Joshua had previously been honored with an MBE in 2013 after winning an Olympic gold medal in 2012. He is expected to face WBC champion, Deontay Wilder, with all his boxing titles at stake. Please ... Read More »

M.K.O Abiola: Bashir Tofa faults declaration of June 12 as Democracy Day

The National Republican Convention candidate in the 1993 Presidential election, Bashir Tofa, on Sunday in Kano opposed President Muhammad Buhari’s decision to recognise June 12 as Democracy Day, insisting that the pronouncement deserves serious reconsideration Tofa who was reacting to President Buhari’s recent honour to the late MKO Abiola and the changing of Democracy Day from May 29 to June 12 also stated that to him, the 1993 presidential election ... Read More »

Reggae legend, Ras Kimono, dies at 60

Nigerian Reggae legend, Ekeleke Elumelu, popularly known as Ras Kimono, is dead. The singer reportedly died on Sunday in a Lagos hospital after a brief illness In a recent chat with PUNCH, the reggae star said, he had been a vegetarian for over 37 years and neither smoked nor drank alcohol. He said, “I have never smoked and I don’t drink alcohol. I tell people I have been a vegetarian ... Read More »

Exclusive: Anthony Bourdain the ‘GIFTED STORYTELLER’ – His life, death and his net worth?

ANTHONY Bourdain was found dead in a hotel room in Paris, shocking his legion of fans around the world. US chef and author was discovered by a close friend on the morning of June 8 in France. Here’s what we know about the much-loved chef… What was Anthony Bourdain’s cause of death? Anthony Bourdain was found dead following a suspected suicide. The popular US television personality – who had worked ... Read More »

Hiphop Mogul #Diddy endorses Falz’s remake of Gambino’s ‘This Is America’

Since Nigerian rapper Falz The Bahd Guy dropped his now viral ‘This is Nigeria’ music video late Friday, the rapper’s effort has become one of the most discussed topics in the Nigerian music space as people continue to share their opinion on the subjects raised by his adaptation of American rapper Childish Gambino’s ‘This is America’. In likewise manner, the accolades have also been pouring from around the world and ... Read More »

Memorial Day 2018: Trump Honors ‘Our Heroes’ at Arlington

President Trump paid tribute to and mourned the loss of fallen soldiers on Monday with a traditional Memorial Day visit to Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, vowing that “we will never forget our heroes.” After laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns on a gray and unseasonably cool day, Mr. Trump addressed a cheering crowd that included Gold Star families, honoring “the men and women who laid down ... Read More »

Massive flood sweeps through Maryland’s howard county

Since Ellicott City’s destructive flooding in 2016, work has been underway in Howard County, Maryland, to improve infrastructure so stormwater could better navigate the historic downtown. But according to the county, only 30 percent of that work was done before Sunday’s storms. “They’re major efforts. Rebuilding a stonewall in a stream is a significant challenge to do that,” said Jim Irvin, director of Howard County’s public works division. Some of ... Read More »

“Hero” granted French citizenship after rescuing child dangling from 4th-floor balcony

A young man from Mali is being praised as a hero after he scaled an apartment building to save a child dangling from a balcony. President Emmanuel Macron on Monday rewarded the young man’s bravery with an offer of French citizenship and a job as a firefighter. “Bravo,” Macron said to 22-year-old Mamoudou Gassama during a meeting in a gilded room of the presidential Elysee Palace where Gassama also received ... Read More »

Ronaldo, Bale may exit Real Madrid after Champions League win

Cristiano Ronaldo threw an absolute bomb in the bomb even as Real Madrid and its fans were only soaking in their historic victory at the Champions League final in Kiev. Real Madrid created history on Saturday as they became the only team to win three straight European Cup/Champions League titles twice in their history. Madrid beat Liverpool 3-1 at the NSC Olympic Stadium in Kiev to become the first team ... Read More »

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