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Why DACA Matters?

Why DACA Matters?

By Meredith Rogers President Trump has decided to turn his words into action by announcing that he will indeed rescind the controversial policy of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or DACA. While this was one of his campaign promises from the start, many people from his own party were uncertain he would actually go through with […]

US government satellite image shows Puerto Rico blackout

Image copyright Twitter @NOAASatellites Image caption Satellite images show nighttime in Puerto Rico before the storm (above) and on 25 September (below), four days after the storm struck Millions of people in Puerto Rico remain without electricity in the wake of Hurricane Maria, a new image taken by a US government satellite shows. Outside the […]

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Nigeria’s Ogba Zoo attack: Three policemen killed

Image copyright Ogba Zoo & Park Image caption The Ogba Zoo was described as one of Nigeria’s top tourist destinations Three policemen have been killed by gunmen who attacked a zoo in Nigeria’s mid-western Edo State, the police have told the BBC. The gunmen also abducted the head of the zoo, after they stormed the […]

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Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria Tasks Members On Touching Peoples Lives Through Projects

By Auwal Mohammed Gombe (Nigeria) — The President, Gombe State chapter of the  (PSN), Dahiru Bakari, has tasked members on carrying out projects that touch the lives of people, regarding drugs and medicine intake. Bakari made the call at the celebrations of the 2017 World Pharmacists’ Day in Gombe Monday, calling on members to abide […]

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US violent crimes and murders rose in 2016, the FBI says

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMarkel Scott was about to graduate – then he became another Baltimore crime statistic The US violent crime rate rose for the second consecutive year in 2016, the FBI said in its annual crime report. The increase was driven by an uptick in several major cities, including […]

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Nigeria: Gombe Cautions Court Registrars On Revenue Remittance

By Auwal Mohammed Gombe (Nigeria) — The Chief Registrar of Gombe State Judiciary in northeast Nigeria, Auwal Haruna has warned court registrars and their assistants on the need to remit of all revenues raised by their courts to the state coffers. The Chief Register issued the warning in a chat with newsmen in Gombe over the […]

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Trump NFL row: US president denies comments were race-related

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhy America’s sports stars are taking a knee US President Donald Trump has said his comments about national anthem protests have “nothing to do with race”. A number of sports players and teams demonstrated during the US national anthem over the weekend. The protests involved players kneeling, […]

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Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma: SABC sorry for using ‘Zuma ex-wife’ title

Image copyright AFP Image caption Ms Dlamini-Zuma used to run the African Union commission South Africa’s public broadcaster has apologised to Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, a leading politician, for referring to her as President Jacob Zuma’s ex-wife rather than using her name. SABC CEO Nomsa Philiso said the corporation had made “demeaning” mistakes that were “sexist and […]

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