A majority of Americans, white and black, believe that more needs to be done to fight racism in the United States, following a year of protests over the treatment of minorities by police, according to a Pew Research Center survey released on Wednesday. The national survey found that roughly six
There are indications that the United States government is sending arms to the Nigerian military in its efforts to crush Boko Haram. Facts that the US might start sending arms to Nigeria came on the heels of the US Ambassador to Nigeria, James Entwistle’s revelation in an interview with one
Zimbabwe has partially lifted a ban on big-game hunting around Hwange National Park that was imposed after an international outcry over the killing of Cecil, the country’s most prized lion, by an American dentist last month. The Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Authority said in a statement seen by Reuters on
A man who was born and raised in Nigeria and then moved to the United States, took an unusual step by sending his two sons to spend their seventh grade in Nigeria for them to learn the essence of gratitude. According to WCPO report, 14-year-old Noble and Evan Nwankwo spent
It is meant to be a protest against gun violence but shots have been fired in Ferguson, Missouri, United States, during a march to mark the first anniversary of the killing of unarmed black teenager, Michael Brown. Police has confirmed that an officer was “involved in a shooting after coming
Read PunchNews report here: The United States of America has handed over the names of Nigerian oil thieves to President Muhammadu Buhari, a member of the President’s entourage during last week’s visit to the US confided in The PUNCH on Tuesday. “I can tell you that the President already has
(It’s been a baby boom for the Mavins with a total of 4 babies in 4 months. Photo: Filed) In the last 4 months, the Don Jazzy-led Supreme Mavin Dynasty #SMD has welcomed a new child every month, meaning a a total of 4 new babies have been added to
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned the statements by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday at a press conference in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. Doing its own assessment of President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Washington in the United States, the PDP said that nothing beneficial to the country would
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said “the PDP as a party cannot provide any worthwhile opposition to the APC-led Federal Government if its spokesman continues to issue convoluted and fustian statements just so that he can be in the news. “Today’s statement is the most tortuous yet by the
‘APC Government: So Far, No Direction’ – PDP Gentlemen of the press, we have once again called you up to address a number of very important issues constituting a threat to our democracy, the general health of our nation and our welfare as citizens under the All Progressives Congress (APC)
There is now a confirmation that the Presidency is ready to commence probe of ministers and other government officials who served under the President Jonathan administration. The Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs to the President, Mr Femi Adesina, told Channels Television on Thursday that it would only make
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Washington, United States, said he would work very hard to sustain the goodwill his government had received at home and abroad. The President was answering a question after his address at the United States Institute for Peace.
While speaking at the United States Institute for Peace, President Muhammadu Buhari stated that America’s Leahy Law, amendment has indirectly helped aid and abet Boko Haram’s terrorist activities. According to Punch, Buhari stated: “In our efforts at combating the activities of Boko Haram, the new government has sought and obtained
Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, is back in the country after his four-day visit to the United States. President Barack Obama assured of his country’s support in tackling terrorism and improving trade relations between the two countries.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Washington, United States, said he would work very hard to sustain the goodwill his government had received at home and abroad. The President was answering a question after his address at the United States Institute for Peace. He was asked how he intended to