Texas Not A Mere Geographical Space – By Chinedu Ogoke

By Chinedu Ogoke | NNP | October 8, 2017 –  [Texas] “is no longer a mere geographical space”— John O’Sullivan, 1845 ‘[I]n my early youth,’ as a kid, two books I won in a competition brought some locations in America so close that I could physically touch those places. The names Colorado and Colombia rang in my ears like booming sounds at a […]

Picture: Student brings poster to exam hall after lecturer allowed ‘cheat sheet’

  A student took advantage of an “unclear” instruction by the lecturer to bring in everything he needed to pass a test on a large poster. When Professor Reb Beatty of Maryland’s Anne Arundel Community College arrived at his accounting class to administer a test last week, he hardly could have imagined that he would […]

2 Indian parents fly to US, join hands to beat son’s wife, arrested by police in Florida (taking their primitive behaviour to the US and thinking they can get away with it as if in India)

Police in Florida, United States, have arrested three Indians, the Kalsis, after officers found a manhandled woman and child being held at a home in Hillsborough County. According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s office, the woman’s husband – 33-year-old Devbir Kalsi – had beaten his wife and his parents had also flown in from India […]

US: Georgia policeman says ‘we only kill black people’, loses job

A Georgia police lieutenant who faced being fired over racially charged comments captured on dash-cam footage has announced his retirement, according to local media. In the video Lieutenant Greg Abbott told a woman who feared moving her hands during a traffic stop not to worry because “we only kill black people.” Told she could pick […]

US mega church pastor, Joel Osteen, accused of neglecting Houston flood victims by closing the doors of his 16,000-seater church when smaller churches are heeding the call as Jesus would do

Televangelist Joel Osteen canceled services at his Houston megachurch Sunday and has yet to reopen its doors — despite the fact that thousands of flooded-out residents are desperately seeking shelter. The perpetually smiling pastor told followers on Twitter on Monday to lean on their faith. “Jesus promises us peace that passes understanding,” he wrote. “That’s […]

[Photos] Claiming equality, women hold topless parade in New York City

  Activists paraded shirtless through the streets of New York on Saturday, flashing their chests to celebrate the 10th annual GoTopless Day Parade. Walking to the beat of drums in a carnival-style atmosphere, dozens of men and women embarked on one-mile (1.6-kilometer) march from Columbus Circle to Bryant Park for the event, which this year […]

Picture: Nigerian-born American star on HBO, Yvonne Orji, celebrates 33 as virgin

Yvonne Yvonne Orji, the sex-drunk character Molly in HBO series Insecure, is proud to be a 33-year-old virgin, even though she is currently playing the sexy role. The Port Harcourt-born star said she is keeping herself for her husband. “She is keeping it locked. “I wasn’t going to hide it just because I’m on TV,” […]

Trump will resign, says Tony Schwartz, ghost writer who penned Donald Trump’s 1987 memoir “The Art of the Deal”

The ghost writer who penned Donald Trump’s 1987 memoir “The Art of the Deal” thinks the US president will throw in the towel before the end of his term. Writer Tony Schwartz tweeted that “Trump is going to resign” before investigators probing alleged ties between the Republican’s campaign team and Russia “leave him no choice.” […]

Nigerian, Adekunle Ojo arrested for identity theft in US

A Nigerian, Daniel Adekunle Ojo, who had spent less than 14 months in the United States, has been arrested by the FBI in Durham, North Carolina and charged with fraud and identity theft offences The offences stemmed from Ojo’s phishing scheme, using an AOL and GMail email accounts that targeted school districts in Connecticut and […]

US approves Super Tucano attack planes for Nigeria to fight Boko Haram infidels

After years of foot-dragging, the US State Department has finally approved a $593 million sale to Nigeria of A-29 Super Tucano attack planes with associated parts, training, facilities and weapons. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered their certification of the foreign military sale to Congress, as required by law, on August 2, according to United […]

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