Omotola Jolade-Ekeinde, three others set to determine winners of Oscar 2019

Four top Nigerian celebrities – Omotola Jolade-Ekeinde, Wunmi Mosaku, Femi Odugbemi and Ngozi Onwurah – are among artistes to determine winners of Oscar 2019 with their votes on Sunday. The four renown Nigerians are among the 928 artists and executives … Continue reading Omotola Jolade-Ekeinde, three others set to determine winners of Oscar 2019

Snow, ice, rain bringing weather havoc to 39 states, 200 million people in the US

A massive storm marching across the nation Tuesday promises heavy snow, crippling ice and torrential rain to more than 200 million Americans over the next few days. Parts of 39 of the 48 contiguous United States will be touched by the massive … Continue reading Snow, ice, rain bringing weather havoc to 39 states, 200 million people in the US

Ethiopia contracts Chinese companies to complete Nile dam construction

In a bid to accelerate the pace of the construction of Ethiopia’s strategic dam, the country has contracted the services of two Chinese companies. The Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP) on Tuesday signed a contract worth $40m with China Gezhouba Group … Continue reading Ethiopia contracts Chinese companies to complete Nile dam construction

California, N.Y. and other states sue Trump over national emergency

Sixteen states on Monday evening filed a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration. The group of states, led by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, filed the lawsuit in the US District Court for the Northern District of California. … Continue reading California, N.Y. and other states sue Trump over national emergency

US President slams ‘Saturday Night Live’ for mocking his national emergency

There was one person who wasn’t pleased to see Alec Baldwin return to “Saturday Night Live” last night: President Trump. After a few weeks away, Baldwin appeared as Trump in the show’s cold open mocking the president’s White House Rose Garden speech where he declared a national emergency in … Continue reading US President slams ‘Saturday Night Live’ for mocking his national emergency