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We want immigrants from everywhere to come to US – Trump

We want immigrants from everywhere to come to US – Trump

US President Donald Trump said Tuesday he wants immigrants to come to the United States “from everywhere,” according to participants at a White House meeting — a remark in stark contrast with his alleged denunciation of immigration from “shithole countries” last week. “We want them to come in from everywhere,” the president said when asked

Osinbajo to deliver lecture at Harvard

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on the invitation of Harvard University, Boston, United States, would be delivering the inaugural, keynote lecture at the university’s “Africa Rising” course at Harvard Business School on January 16. In extending its invitation to the vice president, the university noted that it deeply admired the immense progress that Nigeria has made

‘Avengers: Infinity Wars’: Adewale Abdulrasak Sokoti Applauds Funke Akindele On Latest Milestone

Foremost and talented Yoruba actor who plays diverse roles on stage, Mr. Abdurasak Adewale Sokoti has applauded Nollywood actress and multiple brand ambassador, Funke Akindele-Bello, aka Jenifa for her selection as a member of the cast of upcoming 2018 superhero movie, Avengers: Infinity War. The legendary Sokoti who was once deputy governor, Lagos state chapter

Queen Elizabeth II Complains About ‘Horrible’ Coronation Carriage

Queen Elizabeth II is heard complaining about the comfort of the horse-drawn carriage used for her coronation, in a rare appearance in a BBC television documentary, according to extracts released on Monday. “Horrible! It’s only sprung on leather. Not very comfortable,” the 91-year-old said of the Gold State Coach, which has been used at the

US Set To Expel Around 200,000 Immigrants

The US government is expected to rule on Monday that hundreds of thousands of Salvadorans living in the country as “temporary” immigrants since 2001 must return to their country. Last year the Trump administration decided to stop renewing Temporary Protection Status (TPS) for 59,000 Haitians and 5,300 Nicaraguans residing in the United States for decades,

Fire Outbreak At Trump Tower Injures One

A blaze broke out in the ventilation system of Trump Tower in New York on Monday, seriously injuring one person, the fire department said. The fire started on the roof shortly before 7 am (1200 GMT) in the Fifth Avenue skyscraper, which is President Donald Trump’s private home in New York and houses the headquarters

US-based Nigerian couple to pay N44m for enslaving nanny

A Houston-based couple was ordered at the weekend to pay more than $121,000 in restitution to a Nigerian nanny who worked in their home. The couple had pleaded guilty to federal charges related to forcing the woman to work nearly 20 hours a day, taking care of their home and five children without pay for