Chinese President Promotes Globalization

Chinese President Promotes Globalization

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: CHINESE President Xi Jinping has expressed the willingness of Communist Party of China and indeed China to collaborate with political parties worldwide to lead the economic globalization toward a direction that is more open, inclusive,…

ECOWAS Parliament To Discuss Use Of Cryptocurrency For Trade In W/Africa

ECOWAS Parliament To Discuss Use Of Cryptocurrency For Trade In W/Africa

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: THE Parliament of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) will hold its delocalized meeting under the theme: “Cryptocurrency as a facilitator of Community trade in West Africa”, from July 6 to 10, 2021…

NIDCOM, Swiss Embassy Partner on Diaspora Re-integration

NIDCOM, Swiss Embassy Partner on Diaspora Re-integration

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: CHAIRMAN/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa and Switzerland Ambassador to Nigeria, Amb. Georg Steiner at an interactive Session in Abuja on Monday discussed the issues of Diaspora Reintegration, Diaspora Data Mapping and…

Kenya Denies Involvement In Arrest, Extradition Of Kanu

Kenya Denies Involvement In Arrest, Extradition Of Kanu

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: KENYA High Commissioner to Nigeria, Amb. Wilfred Machage has denied the involvement of his home government in the extradition of leader of disbanded Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu. Kanu’s family had earlier made…

Oma Djebah Presents Letters of Credence To The Kingdom Of Thailand

Oma Djebah Presents Letters of Credence To The Kingdom Of Thailand

Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): By Albert OGRAKA: FRONTLINE Communications expert, journalist and former Delta State Commissioner for Information, His Excellency, Mr. Oma Djebah, Nigeria’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Thailand , was on June 25th 2021 received by the Director–General of the…

United States Berates Federal Govt’s Ban of Twitter In Nigeria

United States Berates Federal Govt’s Ban of Twitter In Nigeria

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA)- From Mike SOGBOLO: UNITED States has condemned the banning of Twitter in Nigeria, stating that it is a violation of Nigerians’ fundamental rights. The United States, in a statement by it’s Embassy in Nigeria on Saturday said: “Nigeria’s…

Nigeria Calls For  Release Of Malian Interim President, Prime Minister

Nigeria Calls For Release Of Malian Interim President, Prime Minister

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: NIGERIAN government has asked from the immediate release of Malian Interim President and Prime Minister, Bah Ndaw and Moctar Ouane, reportedly detained by soldiers. A statement on Tuesday by the spokesman of the Ministry of…

Nearly 50% of Pandemic Costs Will Fall on Advanced Economies, World Govt Summit Report Finds

Nearly 50% of Pandemic Costs Will Fall on Advanced Economies, World Govt Summit Report Finds

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): • World economy facing US$3.8 trillion economic hit, with half absorbed by wealthiest countries• New report ‘21 Priorities for Governments in 2021’ Identifies Five Areas in Post-pandemic Recovery A seminal report launched by the World Government Summit Organization…

Chad Situation: AU Commission, AU Peace/Security Council Undertake Fact Finding Mission To N’jadmena

Chad Situation: AU Commission, AU Peace/Security Council Undertake Fact Finding Mission To N’jadmena

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO/Abuja: THE African Union Commission and the AU Peace and Security Council have undertaken a fact finding mission to the Republic of Chad. The situation in Chad has become worrisome after his President and strongman, Idriss…

SO SAD! How Drug Dealers Use Statue Of Mary *NDLEA Intercepts Drugs Concealed In Statue Of Mary, Auto Spare Parts

SO SAD! How Drug Dealers Use Statue Of Mary *NDLEA Intercepts Drugs Concealed In Statue Of Mary, Auto Spare Parts

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: VIRGIN Mary statues are sentinels of grace placed to guard the heart; they are safe sanctuaries, symbols of the authentic devotion, and reciprocal love. Mary’s role in Christian history represents faithfulness, devotion, humility, purity. But…

Drug War: US, UK Pledge More Support For Nigeria

Drug War: US, UK Pledge More Support For Nigeria

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: GOVERNMENTS of United States and United Kingdom have expressed their readiness to offer more support to the drug war in Nigeria. The two countries said they were impressed with the latest zeal with which the…

OPEC Fund Supports Post-COVID-19 African Infrastructure With $50m Loan to Africa Finance Corporation

OPEC Fund Supports Post-COVID-19 African Infrastructure With $50m Loan to Africa Finance Corporation

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): VIENNA –The OPEC Fund for International Development (the OPEC Fund) and Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) have signed a $50 million loan agreement to help finance and build infrastructure needed for Africa’s post-COVID recovery. This represents the first direct…

CNN Rejects Lagos Panel Summon On Lekki Shootings

CNN Rejects Lagos Panel Summon On Lekki Shootings

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –From Mike SOGBOLO: American based Cable News Network, Inc.(CNN) objected to a Witness Summons by the Lagos Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution of Victims of SARS Related Abuses for its Team of Reporters to appear before it…

U.S. PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN’S INAUGURAL SPEECH ON JAN 20, 2021 AT CAPITOL HILL

U.S. PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN’S INAUGURAL SPEECH ON JAN 20, 2021 AT CAPITOL HILL

–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): Chief Justice Roberts, Vice President Harris, Speaker Pelosi, Leader Schumer, Leader McConnell, Vice President Pence, and my distinguished guests, my fellow Americans, this is America’s day. This is democracy’s day, a day of history and hope, of renewal…

Breaking: US House Of Reps Impeaches Trump 2nd Time Ahead Biden’s Inauguration

Breaking: US House Of Reps Impeaches Trump 2nd Time Ahead Biden’s Inauguration

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): The United States House of Representatives on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 voted 232 against 197 in favour of impeachment of President Donald Trump, making him the first American president to be impeached twice in US history. Ten Republicans…

UAE Hosts “Africa Futures Forum” To Draw-up Priorities For African Union Agenda 2063

UAE Hosts “Africa Futures Forum” To Draw-up Priorities For African Union Agenda 2063

✓In Collaboration with UNDP & AU-APRM –Blank NEWS Online (Dubai, United Arab Emirates): The key points of the African Union’s Agenda 2063 were discussed at an event hosted by the World Government Summit, in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)…

Novelist Michael Connelly on his new book, ‘Bosch’ and the Florida connection

Novelist Michael Connelly on his new book, ‘Bosch’ and the Florida connection

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): A CBS series based on Michael Connelly’s Lincoln Lawyer novels and helmed by David E. Kelley, of The Practice and Ally McBeal fame, was to begin production – as in, fully-invested cast and crew ready to proceed – on Monday, March 16 of this…

Banjul Int’l Airport: Saudi Fund for Dev Loan to The Gambia Hits Annual 400,000 Passengers Capacity Hike

Banjul Int’l Airport: Saudi Fund for Dev Loan to The Gambia Hits Annual 400,000 Passengers Capacity Hike

-Blank NEWS Online (BANJUL, Gambia): The Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) recently signed an agreement with the Republic of The Gambia to provide a loan to finance the second phase of a development project at the capital’s Banjul International Airport. The improved…

30 Teams Vie For Honors at   US$5-Million Mohamed Bin Zayed Int’l Robotics Challenge 2020 in Abu Dhabi

30 Teams Vie For Honors at US$5-Million Mohamed Bin Zayed Int’l Robotics Challenge 2020 in Abu Dhabi

Teams Representing Europe, North America, Asia, Australia and UAE to Compete in Four Iconic UAV and UGV-Related Challenges –Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA): Khalifa University of Science and Technology, organizers of the Mohamed Bin Zayed International Robotics Challenge, announced a total of 30…

Valentine’s Day: Gaucho Dubai Announces AED 250,000  “Diamond Dining”  Experience

Valentine’s Day: Gaucho Dubai Announces AED 250,000 “Diamond Dining” Experience

-Blank NEWS Online (Dubai, United Arab Emirates) – From Albert OGRAKA: Award-winning Argentinian restaurant, Gaucho Dubai, has gone all out this Valentine’s Day to one very special wedding proposal. The stylish restaurant located in Dubai’s DIFC, is offering a their “Diamond Dining”…

Growth In Remittances To Africa: Ghana Ranks 2nd Highest With 43% In 2019

Growth In Remittances To Africa: Ghana Ranks 2nd Highest With 43% In 2019

–-Blank NEWS Online (ACCRA, Ghana)-: Leading mobile payments company WorldRemit saw a 43% growth in remittances to Africa from higher income nations in 2019. The top five countries receiving remittances from the diaspora in 2019 included, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Zimbabwe, with Nigeria…

NIGERIA: Degenerating Insecurity In N’ East Worrisome, Says United Nations

NIGERIA: Degenerating Insecurity In N’ East Worrisome, Says United Nations

-Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) – From Mike SOGBOLA: The United Nations has said that the degenerating security situation in the Northeast of Nigeria has become worrisome.  Commenting on the release of three aid workers and some civilians abducted by insurgents, UN said…