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Biafra: Nigeria’s Vice-President Says Secessionists and Ethnic Inciters Will ‘Face Full Force of Law’

Ethnic tensions have been on the rise after a northern Nigerian group called for the expulsion of Igbos, an ethnic group that made up the majority of the population of Biafra......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 19th, 2017

Biafra: Nigeria"s Vice-President Promises Hate Speech Crackdown as Ethnic Tensions Rise

Yemi Osinbajo called for an end to incitement after a call for ethnic cleansing that evoked the Biafran war, in which 1 million people were killed......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 14th, 2017

New York tax collectors say Manafort kin owe the state money

Paul Manafort's daughter and son-in-law—both caught up in one of the myriad controversies swirling around the former campaign manager to President Donald Trump—face a sizable New York... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkAug 10th, 2017

By a hair, Senate votes to debate GOP health care bill

With Vice President Mike Pence breaking a 50-50 tie, the Senate voted by a hair Tuesday to start debating Republican legislation to tear down much of the Obama health care law. The vote gives... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 25th, 2017

Jewelry designer Kenneth Jay Lane dies at age 85

Costume jewelry designer Kenneth Jay Lane, whose creations caught the fancy of high society and the QVC crowd alike, has died in New York. He was 85. The executive vice president of Lane's company,... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 21st, 2017

Missing President of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari Receives Visit From His Deputy. Why Now?

Buhari has been away for two months. Is his vice president, Yemi Osinbajo, preparing to succeed him?.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 12th, 2017

Chase bank systems down, causing customer frustrations

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is having technical difficulties across the country, leaving customers unable to access accounts via the bank's website and mobile app. The bank is working to restore full access, said Maura Cordova, vice president of.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 3rd, 2017

Trump could force Rosenstein out, but will fail to stop Russia probe

Justice Dept could face a crisis not seen since the Watergate scandal under President Richard Nixon.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJun 17th, 2017

Nigeria: Pro-Biafra Leader Tries to Calm Tensions After Ethnic-Cleansing Call

Fifty years ago, Nigeria fought a brutal civil war based on ethnicity and secession. Those tensions continue to simmer......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 13th, 2017

Nigeria: Pro-Biafra Leader Tries to Calm Tension After Ethnic Cleansing Call

Fifty years ago, Nigeria fought a brutal civil war based on ethnicity and secession. Those tensions continue to simmer......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 13th, 2017

Nigeria’s Vice-President Says Biafra Must Remain Part of Country, 50 Years After Brutal War

More than a million died in the three-year war, but the arrest of a pro-Biafra activist in 2015 has sparked a resurgence in secessionist feeling......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 26th, 2017

After Mike Pence Hits Kid in Face, Boy Demands Apology and Gets It

The vice president inadvertently and minorly hit a young boy during an event Tuesday. The boy wanted an apology and got it......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 11th, 2017

Dayton-area college hires former Wright-Patt commander

Clark State Community College has hired a high-profile former commander at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. The school announced Wednesday morning it has hired Ret. Col. John Devillier as its new vice president of business affairs, effective June 1. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 3rd, 2017

Which Country Makes the Best Jollof Rice? Nigerian Ministers Spark Controversy

After Nigeria's information minister sparked controversy with his comments on the dish, the vice president made clear who he thinks makes the best jollof rice......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 2nd, 2017

The US"s show of force toward North Korea may be "just adding fuel to the fire"

AP Photo/Lee Jin-man US Vice President Mike Pence visited the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea on Monday, emphasizing that the US's strategic .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 17th, 2017

Mike Pence is heading to South Korea as North Korea tensions heat up

Thomson ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will travel to South Korea on Sunday in what his aides said was a sign of the U.S. commitment to its ally in the face of rising tensions over North Korea's nuclear program. Pen.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 14th, 2017

Trump gives New York City executives face time

The city's top business executives bent the ears of President Donald Trump and his advisers Tuesday, pushing policies they say are key to the city and country's economic growth. More than 50 members... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 4th, 2017

Harley Marine CFO Todd Prophet"s got no time for bull****

During his 19-year career with Harley Marine Services, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Todd Prophet has expanded the full-service maritime company to Alaska, California, Texas and New York. In a challenging business climate, Harl.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 8th, 2017

President Donald Trump’s Speech to the Congress, to America

President Donald Trump’s Speech to the Congress, to America The Full Text Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, the First Lady of the United States, and Citizens of America: “Tonight, a.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsMar 1st, 2017

Venezuela"s vice president took out a full-page ad in The New York Times to defend himself against sanctions

Venezuela"s vice president took out a full-page ad in The New York Times to defend himself against sanctions.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 22nd, 2017

Pence Backs NATO; Russia Official Touts a New World Order

Vice President Mike Pence made one of the Trump administration’s most full-throated efforts yet to reassure nervous European partners. Later, a Russian minister spoke of a ‘post-West world order.’.....»»

Category: europeSource: wsjFeb 18th, 2017