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Nine Die In U.S. Church Shooting

Nine persons have died in a shooting at a historic African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina, United States on Wednesday. Gregory Mullen, City Police Chief, described the attack at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church as a “hate crime.” A prayer meeting was going on in the church at the time of the shooting incident

Falcons Fail To Fly

On a day the Les Lions of Cameroun shocked football pundits by qualifying for the round of 16 in the FIFA Women’s World Cup, after beating Switzerland 2-1, the Super Falcons, considered by many to be a superior side, failed to follow suit. They lost 0-1 against the USA in a group D game they

Protest Rocks US City Over Death Of Black Man

Baltimore, a city in Maryland, United States, has declared a state of emergency amid violent protests linked to the death of a black man fatally injured in police custody. A weeklong curfew has been announced and as many as 5,000 National Guard troops could be deployed, according to state officials. Freddie Gray, An African American

U.S. Pledges Support for Buhari’s Administration

The Unites States has expressed readiness to support the administration of Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria’s President-elect, in all issues of common concern. Joe Biden, US Vice President, disclosed this in a telephone conversation with Buhari. Biden congratulated the President-elect and Nigerians in general, noting that the United States is willing to expand collaboration with Nigeria in

Buhari To Restore Military Tie With US

General Muhammadu Buhari, president-elect, has promised that his administration will restore military cooperation with the United States of America. In an article published by the New York Times in its Tuesday edition, Buhari promised to, among other things, reform the military. The outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan-led administration had cancelled the training component of its military

Elections: U.S Congratulate Nigerians, INEC

The United States Embassy in Nigeria on Monday, April 13, issued a statement urging dissatisfied political parties in the April 11 governorship and State House of Assembly elections to peacefully pursue their grievances in the judicial arena. The U.S Embassy said that it has seen reports of violence and alleged irregularities, particularly in Rivers and

U.S. Relaxes Cuba Travel Restrictions

As from Friday, January 16, new travel and trade rules between the United States and Cuba would take effect, U.S. Officials say. The new measures include allowing U.S. Citizens to use credit cards in Cuba and for U.S. businesses to export some technologies to Cuba. Further more, Americans would be able to take home up

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