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US Senate confirms Austin as first Black Pentagon chief

The US Senate confirmed retired general Lloyd Austin as secretary of defense on Friday, the second cabinet nominee of new President Joe...

Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

Among many potential successors to Harris, Newsom passed over at least two prominent Black women, U.S. Reps. Karen Bass and Barbara Lee. Bass also was among Biden's finalists for running mate.

US Senate to consider override of Trump defence bill veto

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell last week publicly urged the president not to veto the bill and promised an override if Trump did.

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Nigerian repatriated from Germany to US risks 30 years jail term for multiple money scams

The US Department of Justice’s Office of International Affairs of the Department’s Criminal Division provided significant assistance in securing the defendant’s extradition from Germany.

Police officer fired for pepper-spraying Black army officer in ‘horrifying’ traffic stop captured on film

police officer Joe Gutierrez was terminated from service after an internal investigation concluded that the police department’s “policy was not followed” and pepper spray was used against Lieutenant Caron Nazario, officials of Windsor, Virginia, said in a statement.

Nigerian stocks fall further, investors lose N30bn

The financial services industry (measured by volume) led the activity chart with 607.22 million shares valued at N6.07bn traded in 10,125 deals, thus contributing 68.46 per cent and 65.99 per cent to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively.

Buhari’s late driver not detained, tortured – DSS

The DSS spokesman, therefore, urged the public to disregard the fake news trending on the online platform.