Posts Tagged ‘United States of America’

United States’ first female Muslim judge found dead in Hudson River

by Ikokwu Ikembaon February 8, 2020
A groundbreaking black jurist who became the first Muslim woman to serve as a U.S. judge was found dead in New York’s Hudson River on Wednesday, police said. Sheila Abdus-Salaam, a 65-year-old associate judge of New York’s highest court, was found floating off Manhattan’s west side at about 1:45 p.m. EDT (1545 GMT), a police […]

US Sanctions: We Informed Nigeria of Impending Visa Ban

by Ikokwu Ikembaon February 4, 2020
The United States Government has said it notified all foreign governments of a change in its performance metrics for identity-management and information sharing criteria since March 11, 2019, which led to the visa ban on those countries. The Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, had initially described the report of the visa ban as speculative, […]

Coach resigns after saying Hitler was undeniably ‘a great leader’

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 31, 2020
A newly hired member of the Grand Valley State University football coaching staff resigned Thursday after he made laudatory remarks last week about Adolf Hitler during an interview with the Michigan school’s student newspaper, saying, “The way he was able to lead was second-to-none.” “In a poor effort to give an outside-the-box answer to a […]