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Ikenna Asomba is the Editor of Diplomatic Watch powered by Conduit Communications Limited, where he serves as Head, Media. He has knack for Developmental Journalism, a skill he has used to influence decisions of policy makers towards a better life for the people.

Treat The U.S. President Fairly, Trump Charges New York Times’s New Publisher In Twitter Congratulatory Message

United States President Donald Trump, Tuesday, offered his congratulations to the new publisher of The New York Times, A.G. Sulzberger, charging the paper’s new leadership to treat the U.S. President fairly. President Trump in his usual characteristics tweeted, “The Failing New York Times has a new publisher, A.G. Sulzberger. Congratulations! Here is a last chance […]

U.S. Police Nabs Middle Man In ‘Nigerian Prince’ Scam

The “Nigerian prince” letter, one of the better-known frauds, is often perpetrated by mysterious figures. But the police in Louisiana say they’ve put a face and a name to a man and charged him with more than 200 counts related to the scheme, reports New York Times. The man, identified as Michael Neu, 67, of […]

New Year’s Celebrations Kick Off In Samoa, Christmas Island, New Zealand

Over 26 hours and across 39 time zones, the world is celebrating the end of 2017. New Year’s celebrations kicked off in Samoa, Christmas Island and New Zealand as those countries were the first where the clock struck midnight. In the U.S., many events are set to occur under heightened security, including in Las Vegas, […]

Bird In Cockpit Forces Atlanta-bound Delta Plane To Turn Around

An Atlanta-bound Delta flight was forced to turn around after a bird flew into the cockpit on Saturday. Members of the flight crew saw a sparrow fly onto the plane before the flight took off from Detroit, and delayed the journey while they tried — unsuccessfully — to locate and remove the unwanted guest, reports […]

2018: Thousands Begin To Gather At Times Square Amid Heavy Security Alert

New Yorkers, celebrity entertainers and tourists from around the world, Sunday, packed into Times Square, for what’s expected to be a flashy but frigid start to the new year. Revelers began lining up well before noon, hours ahead of when the city will mark the start of 2018 with a glittering crystal ball drop, a […]

Queen Elizabeth, Family Attend New Year’s Eve Church Service In Sandringham

Queen Elizabeth attended a New Year’s Eve church service in Sandringham, England, on Sunday ahead of her family’s end of year celebrations. Resplendent in a turquoise suit and matching hat, the 91-year-old monarch was joined by members of her family including Prince Philip, 96, their daughter Princess Anne, 67, and their daughter-in-law Sophie the Countess […]

33yrs After, No Longer Business As Usual For Trespassers, As Nigerian Varsity Moves To Reclaim Encroached Lands

By Ikenna Asomba Thirty-three years after the establishment of Nigeria’s Best State University, the Lagos State University, LASU, Ojo, the Governor Akinwunmi Ambode-led Lagos State Government and the university management have now began moves to reclaim the university’s lands encroached upon by trespassers over the years. Recall that the Lagos State University, also known as […]

Nigerian Varsity Holds Media Parley, Pledges Commitment To Rule Of Law, Due Process, Transparency

By Ikenna Asomba Friday, December 8, will continue to remain unforgettable for Nigeria’s Best State University, the Lagos State University, LASU, situated in the heart of Ojo, in Nigeria’s commercial hub, Lagos State, as the institution held the first-of-its-kind Hangout with Media Practitioners. At the epoch-making event attended by diplomaticwatch.com, the Vice Chancellor of the […]

2017: Fishers Posts Record Year 2,000 New Jobs, Announces Commitment of 511 New Jobs

By Ikenna Asomba (FISHERS, IND.) – On December 4, 2017, the City of Fishers, in Hamilton County, the United States, announced a record year for economic development with 2,185 new jobs and $64.5 million in capital investment committed by firms in 2017. The announcement in a statement on the city’s official website, culminates with several […]

U.S. Felicitates With Finland As It Marks 100th Independence Anniversary Dec. 6, 2017

By Ikenna Asomba The United States, Tuesday, felicitated with the Republic of Finland, to commemorate its 100th Independence Anniversary, December 6, 2017. A part of Sweden from the 12th century until 1809, Finland was then a Russian grand duchy until, following the Russian Revolution, the Finns declared independence on December 6, 1917. A statement signed […]