E! OnlineAl Sharpton Says Corporations, Hip-Hop Artists & Civil Rights Leaders Need To ...AllHipHopPepsiCo apologized to the family again and they accepted while agreeing with me that this is a “teachable moment” and we must work with younger Hip-Hop artists so they know their civil rights history and become more engaged in the community. National ...Rev. Al Sharpton Makes Statement on Mee
New York Daily NewsPhilly cop honored by Obama faces rape chargesNew York Daily NewsA retired Philadelphia cop whose heroism earned him a salute from President Obama and a seat next to the First Lady was arrested Saturday on rape charges, authorities said. Richard DeCoatsworth, 27, is accused of forcing two women to perform oral sex ...Cop honored by Obama now facing rape chargesal.com (blog)Ex-Ph
Osun DefenderNigeria's Benue state conflict 'kills 53'BBC NewsFifty-three people have been killed and 13 villages burnt in central Nigeria's Benue state, local MP Sule Audu has told the BBC. The conflict, which started last week, is said to have been caused by a long-running dispute over land ownership between ...Herdsmen Kill 45 in Benue VillagesAllAfrica.comall 6 news articles&nb
ECOWAS Parliament Seeks Nigeria's Support for Enhancement of PowersTHISDAY LiveThe Parliament of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has sought the support of Nigeria's government towards transforming the body into an organ with full legislative powers rather than its mere current advisory role. The Speaker of ...and more »
Voice of AmericaNigeria Imposes Curfew in Military CampaignVoice of AmericaNigeria's military has imposed a 24-hour curfew in parts of the northeastern city of Maiduguri, as security forces continue to pursue suspected Islamist militants in the region. The military on Saturday listed more than 10 areas in Maiduguri under curfew.
Nigeria, Republic of Benin to address security challengesNigerian TribuneThe Minister of Interior, Comrade Abba Moro, said in Abuja, on Friday, that Nigeria and the Republic of Benin would renew their bilateral agreement to address security challenges and other issues of common interest. Moro made this known while ...and more »
Premium TimesEXCLUSIVE: Two years on, Jonathan rules Nigeria with three-page "clueless ...Premium TimesApparently, the PDP is not interested in solving the key challenges Nigeria and Nigerians are facing. In 2011, before casting his vote in the presidential elections, Bayo Babalola, a Nigerian investment manager, did a critical review of the top three ...
CHANNELSNigeria Awaits WHO's Certification As Guinea Worm Free CountryCHANNELSThe Federal Ministry of Health has called on Nigerians and government at all levels to support efforts for the eradication of Guinea Worm in a bid to aid the certification of Nigeria as a Guinea Worm free country. This call was made by the national ...
School a Beacon of Hope in NigeriaThe Root(The Root) -- Whenever northern Nigeria has been in the news in recent months, the stories are usually about killings and kidnappings by Boko Haram -- a radical Islamist insurgency group that has killed some 2,000 people and kidnapped others in the ...and more »
BBC NewsNigeria army's offensive to continue "as long as it takes"BBC NewsNigeria's army has vowed to continue its offensive against militants in the north-east "as long as it takes" to achieve its main objectives. Brig Gen Chris Olukolade told the BBC the aim was to assert Nigeria's "territorial integrity as a nation ...