Today in History: August 8 — President Nixon Announced His Resignation

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President Richard M. Nixon delivering his resignation speech from the Oval Office at the White House 

On this day in 1978, United States President, Richard M. Nixon announced his resignation. By 12 pm the following day, President Nixon’s Vice President, Gerald R. Fords was sworn in as the 38th President of the United States.

President Nixon’s resignation was as a result of the Continue reading

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Today in History: August 6 — America dropped atomic bomb in Japan

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On this day, August 6, 1945, America dropped atomic bomb in Hiroshima, Japan. This happened during World War II and remains the only use of nuclear bomb in warfare.

The atomic bomb was dropped in the city by an American B-29 bomber, known as Continue reading

In her final address as U.S. First Lady, Michelle Obama vows to defend American values

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United States First Lady, Michelle Obama delivering her final speech as First Lady in the East Room of the White House. Photo: CNN

A very emotional Michelle Obama, has delivered her final speech as the First Lady of the United States, by urging young people in America to defend their values. Mrs Obama got choked up Continue reading

Shocking! Instead of seeking solutions to Nigeria’s economic woes, its government organised former leaders to sing

Most Nigerians are experiencing the worst economic crisis of their lifetime, as the country is officially in recession. President Muhammadu Buhari, the nation’s leader, ran Continue reading

Pope Francis proclaims peace in Nigeria, where terrorists “perpetrate horror and death”

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Pope Francis started his Christmas message by quoting from the Bible, “For to us a child is born, to us a son is given. And the government will be upon his shoulder; and his name will be called Wonderful Counsellor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” (Is 9:6)

The Holy Father also used his 2016 Christmas message, to decry Continue reading