CHINESE THREATENS TO CLAIM HAWAII.

CHINESE THREATENS TO CLAIM HAWAII.

China has suggested arming Hawaii’s independence activists in retaliation for U.S. arms sales to Taiwan and recently threatened to challenge American sovereignty by making legal claims to the Pacific islands as its territory. Chinese threats to back several groups of Hawaiian independence activists who want to restore the islands’ constitutional monarchy, ousted in a U.S.-backed coup over a century ago, has raised concerns that military facilities on the strategic central Pacific archipelago are threatened at…

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Putin Announced A Ceasefire On Sunday

Putin Announced A Ceasefire On Sunday

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced on Thursday an agreement on the conflict in eastern Ukraine within the framework of the talks in Minsk, which includes a ceasefire which will take effect Sunday and the withdrawal of heavy weapons . Speaking to the press after nearly 16 hours of talks in the Belarusian capital, the Russian president said they have achieved “agreed the main issues” and specified that the cessation of hostilities came into force on…

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Obanikoro says Obasanjo’s endorsement of Buhari is meaningless

Obanikoro says Obasanjo’s endorsement of Buhari is meaningless

A former Minister of State for Defence and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Sen. Musiliu Obanikoro, has described former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s endorsement of the presidential flag bearer of the All Progressives Congress, APC, General Muhammadu Buhari, as meaningless.Obanikoro took to his Twitter handle to tweet …that “Obasanjo’s endorsement of Buhari is meaningless in Yorubaland and should be treated as such across Nigeria.”He went on to attack Obasanjo’s botched third term bid by…

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GEJ’ll Soon Announce Nigeria is in a State of War,

GEJ’ll Soon Announce Nigeria is in a State of War,

Senator Babafemi Ojudu has alleged that the president is in a secret plot to defer the elections further and extend his tenure by two years on the grounds that Nigeria is at war, PM News is reporting.The APC Ekiti Central senator said this to the Afenifere Renewal Group members that President Jo…nathan was currently wooing the National assembly, trying to get them to approve his two-year tenure elongation bid. The paper says that the presidency…

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Amaechi Paid 500 Pastors to Support Buhari -Bishop Isong

Amaechi Paid 500 Pastors to Support Buhari -Bishop Isong

Bishop Emmah Isong, Chairman, Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) in Cross River State has accused Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers state of bribing 500 pastors to support Muhammadu Buhari, presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC; THIS DAY reports.Bishop Isong made the accusation while reacting to claims by Govern…or Amaechi that N6billion was distributed to Pastors in return for their support for President Goodluck Jonathan. The Popular Cross River clergy said, ”My first answer…

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I’ll establish international market for oil palm export, if elected .

I’ll establish international market for oil palm export, if elected .

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Governorship Candidate in Akwa Ibom , Mr Udom Emmanuel, on Monday said that he would establish an international market for exportation of oil palm from the state, if elected. Emmanuel made the promise during his campaign rally in Afaha Ikot Ebak, headquarters of Essien Udim Local Government Area of the state. The candidate, who said Essien Udim was known as home of oil palm, added that it was also strategically…

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I’ll leave office if not re-elected – Jonathan

I’ll leave office if not re-elected – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has urged Nigerians to accept the postponement of the general elections in “good faith.” The president, in a statement by his spokesperson, Reuben Abati, on Sunday also said he holds the May 29, 2015 handover date sacrosanct and remains committed to leaving office if he is not re-elected. The statement reads: “Following the adjustment of the dates for the 2015 general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) from February 14…

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Uruguay expels Iran diplomat.

Uruguay expels Iran diplomat.

Uruguay has expelled a senior Iranian diplomat over last month’s planting of a dummy bomb near Israel’s embassy in Montevideo, Israeli daily Haaretz reported on Friday.Citing an unidentified “senior official in Jerusalem”, it said the diplomat was expelled two weeks ago and although Uruguayan officials briefed Israel on the move they made no public announcement.”Investigations carried out by Uruguay’s intelligence services after the discovery of the device yielded information pointing to a possible involvement of…

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Pentagon: Yemen political unrest impacting US military

Pentagon: Yemen political unrest impacting US military

The Pentagon on Tuesday acknowledged that Yemen’s political unrest was impacting its counter-terrorism capabilities but said it was still training some Yemeni forces and could still carry out operations inside the country against al Qaeda militants.   “There’s no question as a result of the political instability in Yemen that our counter-terrorism capabilities have been… affected,” Rear Admiral John Kirby, a Pentagon spokesman, told a news briefing. “As I stand here today, we continue to…

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Obama, Merkel hint at disagreements on Ukraine.

Obama, Merkel hint at disagreements on Ukraine.

WASHINGTON — President Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel presented a united front against Russia in talks at the White House Monday, saying they would continue to mount diplomatic and economic pressure to get Russia to withdraw from Ukraine. There were hints of disagreements about what the strategy might be if those efforts fail, but both leaders kept the nature of those disagreements behind closed doors. At a joint press conference following their morning meeting…

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