Baltimore City Fire Department Promotes First African-American Female ...CBS LocalBALTIMORE (WJZ)— The promotion of Captain Charline B. Stokes makes her the first African American female to attain the rank of battalion chief in the 154-year history of the Baltimore City Fire Department. Stokes is the battalion chief for community ...
Wonkette (satire)Black Republican Virginia Lt. Gov Nominee Loves Segregation, Being Three ...Wonkette (satire)In that fun getting-to-know-you, we learned that Bishop Jackson (if you're nasty) thinks Planned Parenthood is worse for black people than the KKK ever was (which, duh), and that Barack Obama hates Jews because he is black and from Chicago, and as a ...and more »
UrbanFaith“Fix Me” Is The New BlackUrbanFaithBlack people love being fixed, don't we? There's no other reason we gather in front of our televisions and computer screens on Thursday nights and have a running commentary on ABC's Scandal. Never mind the illicit affair with the leader of the free ...and more »
CHANNELSAP PHOTOS: Nigeria Prepares to Bury...ABC NewsWriter Chinua Achebe, whose works focused on the conflict between modernity and the way of life in rural Nigeria, has returned home for the final time. Achebe's corpse arrived Wednesday in his native Anambra state. There, local government officials and ...African literary giant's remains arrive in Nigeria for burialGMA NewsAchebe's
Central Bank Update – GhanaNASDAQOK, so finally a global central bank practicing cautionary as Ghana unexpectedly raised key benchmark rates to 16% policy! Ghana leads the way! Ha-ha… The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not ...and more »
Nigeria spent N228.5b on sugar import – SenateThe NationNigeria spent N229 billion on sugar importation in the last three years, the Senate said on Wednesday. Also, over 10,000 workers lost their jobs during the period as a result of waivers the Federal Government granted to selected major sugar importers ...
Nigeria to release all women held for 'terrorism'GlobalPostNigeria announced Tuesday it will release a number of suspects held for "terrorist activities," including all women in custody, in what it called a peace bid as an offensive targeted Islamists. The announcement came as Nigeria pressed ahead with a ...
Brazil Scheduled to Get LNG Cargo at Guanabara Bay From NigeriaBloombergPetroleo Brasileiro SA, Brazil's importer of liquefied natural gas known as Petrobras, is scheduled to receive a spot cargo from Nigeria over the weekend, according to ship-tracking data. The LNG Lagos, with a capacity of 122,255 cubic meters, arrived ...and more »
Voice of AmericaGroup to Take Nigeria Government to International CourtVoice of AmericaThe Northern Elders Forum (NEF) will file a complaint with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) accusing Nigeria's government of human rights violations, according to spokesman Ango Abdullahi. “What we are doing now is to organize our evidence that ...and more »
BBC SportSoccer-Moses out of Nigeria's matches, Obi Mikel wants a restYahoo! SportsMay 22 (Reuters) - Victor Moses has withdrawn from Nigeria's squad for next month's World Cup soccer qualifiers and Confederation Cup tournament while Chelsea team mate John Obi Mikel has asked to be rested for a friendly against Mexico next week, ...Nigeria rocked by injuries to attackers Moses and Uche