The Trump administration is unveiling new visa restrictions aimed at restricting “birth tourism,” in which women travel to the U.S. to give birth so their children can have a coveted U.S. passport. The State Department plans to publicize the rules Thursday, according to two officials with knowledge of the plans...
SAN FRANCISCO, January 21, (THEWILL) - The English Oxford Dictionary has added 29 Nigerian words, coinages and expressions in its latest update. The words are: agric, adj. and n.: “Of, relating to, or used in agriculture; = agricultural adj. Now chiefly West African.” barbing salon, n.: “A barber’s shop.” buka, n.: “A...
SAN FRANCISCO, January 20, (THEWILL) - An investigative team published a trove of files on Sunday allegedly showing how Africa’s richest woman siphoned hundreds of millions of dollars of public money into offshore accounts. The New York-based International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) worked with newspapers such as Munich’s Suddeutsche...
SAN FRANCISCO, January 15, (THEWILL) - Nigeria’s fallen heroes are being honoured at the 2020 Armed Forces Remembrance Day. January 15 is set aside annually to honour members of the military who fought and are still fighting in various theatres of conflict within Nigeria and across the world. The day also celebrates...
BEVERLY HILLS, January 09, (THEWILL) - Pop superstar Justin Bieber announced Wednesday that he has Lyme disease. In a post on Instagram, Bieber said he will address his struggle with the illness, which is contracted through a tick bite, in a YouTube documentary. “It’s been a rough couple years but getting...
BEVERLY HILLS, January 08, (THEWILL) - As Nigeria continues to defend its territorial integrity against terrorist groups, the office of the prosecutor of the international criminal court (ICC) has outlined 10 possible cases it could press against Nigerian security forces and the three factions of insurgent groups operating under...
BEVERLY HILLS, January 08, (THEWILL) - Former President Goodluck Jonathan has denied reports that he is under pressure to contest the 2023 presidential election. The former president, in a statement by Ikechukwu Eze, his spokesman, said he is rather focused on promoting peace and sustainable democracy in Africa. “There is nothing...
BEVERLY HILLS, January 08, (THEWILL) - The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Tinubu, has advised Nigerians to worry less about who will succeed the President. Instead, he said the task of nation-building and moving the country forward should take priority over the search for a successor...
BEVERLY HILLS, January 07, (THEWILL) - An Indonesian student described as Britain’s most prolific rapist was jailed for life on Monday for a catalogue of sex offences on unsuspecting men he drugged and assaulted. Manchester Crown Court in northwest England was told Reynhard Sinaga may have attacked as many as 195...
SAN FRANCISCO, January 03, (THEWILL) - Ghana’s Football Association has sacked the coaches of all their men’s and women’s national teams. The GFA did not give a reason for the move but its president Kurt Okraku, who was appointed in October, promised to “build a new association’’. This had followed allegations...