Sam Wang, like many other poll experts, was extremely confident in a Hillary Clinton winning the US presidential election last Tuesday.
So confident, in fact, that he said he would eat a bug if Trump received over 240 electoral college votes.
That wouldn’t have even been enough to give Trump a win, but Trump got significantly more than 240 electoral college votes, 290 in fact, so Wang, who teaches at Princeton University, followed through on his promise, and ate a bug on […]
Nigerian teen sensation, Kelechi Iheanacho, has won the CNN Goal of the week award for his wonder strike, that helped the Super Eagles beat Tanzania 1-0 in a dead rubber AFCON 2017 qualifiers tie.
The organisers took into consideration all the goals scored during the recently concluded international break and, the 19-year-old well hit effort from the edge of Tanzania box was selected as the winner.
He was announced as the winner on the twitter handle of the prestigious news network, ahead […]
CNN has featured Nigeria’s Abdullahi Olatoyan, the young man who was spotted washing car windscreens dressed in a suit and bow tie. Read what they wrote about him below:
In Congo, Sapeurs (the Society of tastemakers and elegant people), are known for their love of luxury tailoring even while performing the most mundane of tasks. But one car windscreen cleaner in Nigeria’s Abeokuta is competing for this title.
Abdulahi Olatoyan, who is a university dropout in his early thirties, turned to […]
President Buhari says the British Prime Minister, David Cameron was being honest when he said Nigeria was a fantastically corrupt country. President Buhari said this in an interview with CNN’s Christine Amanpour
“I think he is being honest about it. He is talking about what he knows about the two of us, Afghanistan and Nigeria and by what we are doing in Nigeria by the day. I don’t think you can fault him. I hope he did not address the press.
Zain Asher’s ability to speak English fluently is not in doubt. Her ability to also dazzle when anchoring CNN Newsroom or African Marketplace is also not in doubt but what may not know is her ability speak her local dialect, Igbo, rather fluently.
Asked during an interview if she does consider herself a Nigerian, without flinching she said, “I’m 100 per cent Nigerian”. To back her claim, she reached out to her viewers in Igbo leaving everyone in the interview room […]
The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), General Muhammadu Buhari last Wednesday drew questions from CNN International Correspondent, Christine Amanpour on a number of issues relating to his aspiration and his record as military head of state. Excerpts:
What is your reaction to the delay in the elections by six weeks, and President Goodluck Jonathan’s promise that the military will make inroad in the area of security of the North-East in six weeks?
My reaction is that of disappointment because […]