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(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Many are feared killed in Jauro-Sabai, a suburb of Jalingo, the Taraba state capital, as rampaging herdsmen are reported to have invaded the area shooting. Residents of Nukai, ATC, Kasuwan...
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The Aare Onakakanfo – In – Council, at an extraordinary session, on Sunday, June 15, 2019, chaired by Iba Gani Adams, appraised the security situation in Nigeria, especially in the South...
China's space ambitions have raised concerns within the Pentagon. | STR/AFP/Getty Images Defense Trump wants a Space Force, Beijing is developing weapons it could use in orbit, and ‘there is not a lot of dialogue’ between the two countries. A top Chinese general has a warning for any U.S. leaders planning an arms race in…
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) will huddle with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney and acting Office of Management and Budget Director Russ Vought sometime this week. | Anna Moneymaker/Bloomberg via…
President Donald Trump speaks during a recent rally in Pennsylvania. Trump's reelection campaign comes armed with resources it could only dream of in 2016. | Drew Angerer/Getty Images 2020 elections The president’s 2020 campaign is flipping the script from its ham-fisted approach the first time Trump sought elected office. President Donald Trump is sitting on…
On Sunday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that U.S. intelligence “has lots of data, lots of evidence,” to back up his claim that Tehran is responsible for an attack on two oil tankers. | Alex Brandon/AP Photo Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stood firm Sunday in his rhetoric about Iran, saying it is “unmistakable”…
The European Union Elections Observation Union (EU EOM) on Saturday he said that it was unaware of any server used by the Independent National Electoral commission (INEC) in the conduct of 2019 presidential election. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle...
Senator representing the Kogi West Senatorial District, Senator Dino Melaye, has provided video evidence to support the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on the matters surrounding the server of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Melaye...
STONY POINT, N.Y. — “When we were taught about the civil rights movement as kids, it was told to us as if a few big marches just happened and then the laws changed,” Emily LaShelle told me last weekend as she smoked a cigarette. Behind her, a group of her peers played Frisbee in a…
Nigeria’s 2019 general elections were not transparent and were marred by violence and harassment of voters, the European Union observer mission said. “Overall, the EU EOM concluded the 2019 elections were marked by severe operational and transparency shortcomings, electoral security problems and low turnout,”...
Michael Conroy/AP Photo 2020 Americans say we want a nonpartisan leader. But in times like this, we love to fight even more. The best response to Howard Schultz’s suspension of his moribund presidential campaign came well before it even began. Back in 1933, when told that former President Calvin “Silent Cal” Coolidge had died, Dorothy…
President Donald Trump likes to think of himself as a statesman, an author, an A-level negotiator, but at heart, he’s one thing: an insult comic. Every day in D.C. is a roast, the insults and belittling nicknames wielded like tiny comedy bullets. And if you haven’t seen enough of the fusillade on Twitter, all you…
Ohanaeze Ndigbo, apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, has bowed to the conclusion by Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of Indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB), that Nigeria no future. Nnia Nwodo, president general of the organisation, said this in a statement issued on his behalf by Emeka...
Sen. Elizabeth Warren is enjoying a renaissance after a painful campaign rollout, engineering her turnaround with litany of policy plans, a nonstop campaign schedule, and a populist message. | Paul Sancya/AP Photo 2020 elections The president's team is about to go after a candidate he had left for dead. President Donald Trump’s reelection machine is…
The head of a small federal agency that plays a crucial role in assisting local election supervisors has been accused of blocking the agency from adequately doing its work. | David Goldman/AP Photo cybersecurity Troubles at the Election Assistance Commission could undermine the effort to safeguard the 2020 presidential contest from foreign meddling. A tiny…