Articles Posted in the " White House " Category

  • White House lockdown after man jumps fence

    A man who jumped the White House fence on Thursday, triggering a lockdown of the presidential mansion, was quickly caught and now faces criminal charges, the United States Secret Service said. Joseph Caputo scaled the north fence line of the White House grounds at around 2:45 p.m. and was immediately apprehended, the Secret Service said […] Post from PM News

  • Vandals stole N50bn worth of petrol from single pipeline, says NNPC

    Vandals stole nearly $250 million worth of petrol from a single pipeline in Nigeria in the first nine months of 2015, the country’s state-run oil company said Thursday, as motorists complained of shortages. The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said 531 million litres of petrol worth more than 50 billion naira were lost between January […] Post from PM News

  • CCT vs Saraki: Free Speech & Politics of Contempt

    By Kolawole Olaniyan It’s not often that a decision by the Supreme Court of Nigeria generates so much interest among Nigerians. But the court’s decision in Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) v Dr Bukola Saraki, which allowed a stay of proceedings before the CCT despite the provisions of sections 306 and 396 of the Administration […] Post from PM News

  • White House recieves Muslim teen falsely accused of making a bomb

    Washington (AFP) – The Muslim teenager who was detained when his teacher mistook his homemade clock for a bomb visited the White House Monday, after a receiving a very public invite from President Barack Obama. Ahmed Mohamed joined a group of students, teachers, scientists, astronauts and celebrities — including the “Myth Busters” and Bill Nye […] Post from PM News

  • Playing golf will help reduce crime among youths – AIG Zone 2

    Bala Hassan, the Assistant General-Inspector (AIG), Zone 2, says that engaging children early in sports, especially Golf has help to reduce vices among the youth. Hassan, the Proprietor of Bala Hassan Golf Club, Jos, made the assertion at the closing of the 2nd Awa Ibraheem Junior Golf Open Championships in Ikeja on Sunday. Hassan, who […] Post from PM News

  • Obama to host Buhari 20 July

    United States President, Barack Obama, will welcome his Nigerian counterpart, Muhammadu Buhari to Washington next month, the White House announced Thursday, a symbolic show of solidarity after the country’s first ever democratic transition. According to AFP, the visit will mark “our support for the Nigerian people following their historic democratic elections and peaceful transfer of […] Post from PM News

  • Before Bola Tinubu is Crucified

    By Remi Oyeyemi “Even among thieves, there is honour.” – Professor Wole Soyinka “Though, force can protect in emergency, only justice, fairness and cooperation can finally lead men to the dawn of eternal peace.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower “No matter who or what you support, I believe in supporting fairness first.” – Jennette McCurdy In […] Post from PM News

  • Bomb threats prompts White House press room evacuation

    The White House press room was evacuated over a bomb threat after a phone call alerted the Metropolitan Police Department, White House Spokesman , Josh Earnest, said on Tuesday. The Secret Service interrupted White House spokesman Josh Earnest’s televised news briefing shortly after 2 p.m. and escorted journalists out of the building. While journalists were […] Post from PM News