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  • Delta Sigma Theta sorority to hold rally to bring back kidnapped Nigerian girls.
    Delta Sigma Theta sorority to hold rally to bring back kidnapped Nigerian girls
    For three weeks now, over 250 Nigerian school girls have been kidnapped, and protesters are rallying around the country. According to Channel 7 Action News, the Delta Sigma Theta sorority will host a rally on Sat., May 10. The Rev. Wendall Anthony...
  • Nigerian job stampede
    Nigerian job stampedes: Stampede of government job-seekers kill 16 in Nigeria
    Nigerian job stampedes led to the trampling death of 16 job-seekers, desperate to land one of only 5,000 government jobs. Half a million Nigerians showed up at five locations where open applications were being held over the weekend, packing...
  • Bombino opening for Robert Plant
    Bombino returns to Washington
    Bombino entertained Washington music fans at Wolf Trap last summer opening up for Robert Plant. He returns to Washington on Tuesday, December 3, 2013. His latest album Nomad has topped Billboard's World Music Chart. The Nigerian guitarist has...
  • Peter Voser
    Natural gas, fuel for re-industrializing America
    Gas is golden. And, America is acting like an uncool country indeed. I’m paraphrasing the remarks of Peter Voser, Chief Executive and CEO of Royal Dutch Shell, as reported in an interview with the Wall St. Journal.Natural gas is a cheap,...
  • Medicare fraud
    Another Nigerian native convicted in millions of dollars in health fraud in U.S.
    Another Nigerian has been convicted in the multi-million-dollar Texas health care fraud scheme, the FBI announced Friday, October 19, 2012.Godwin Chiedo Nzeocha, 45, a naturalized United States citizen originally from the Federal Republic of...
  • Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab
    What makes the Underwear Bomber "tick" ?
    On Thursday, July 7, 2011, U.S. Judge Nancy Edmunds denied a request to delay the trial of a Nigerian man Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, better known as the "underwear bomber." The case of the accused terror suspect, USA v Abdulmutallab, is...