Profile of Dr Barbara Ross-Lee

20 years ago, Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee, sister of Diana Ross of The Supremes, became the first African American to be appointed dean of a predominantly white medical school in the United States when she is appointed dean of the medical school at Ohio University. She has also worked in private practice, for the U.S. Public …

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Parking Charge Notices – how to avoid and appeal | RAC Drive

Parking Charge Notices present a different type of fine to the standard local authority-issued Penalty Charge Notices - or parking tickets - you might be more used to receiving. These types of fines are the result of committing a parking offence while parking on private property and have their own rules and regulations to abide by. …

Louisiana Police arrest a hillbilly posing as a Nigerian prince in email scams

After an 18-month investigation, Police in Slidell, Louisiana have arrested a 67-year-old man who claims to be Nigerian royalty in his fradulent emails. Michael Neu, 67 faces 269 counts of wire fraud and money laundering for taking part in hundreds of financial transactions involving phone and online scams to con money from people across the United States. …

Freedom for the World’s Most Famous Hostages Came at a Heavy Price – Joe Parkinson WSJ

Long after the #BringBackOurGirls campaign faded, Nigeria paid a secret ransom of €3 million to free some of the kidnapped schoolgirls The convoy of Land Cruisers rattled down a dusty road near Nigeria’s border with Cameroon, plunging into the remote forest stronghold controlled by fighters from Boko Haram. If everything went to plan, they would …

The Juju Curse on Italy’s Sex by Philip-Obaji jr

Record n umbers of Nigerian women are arriving in the rusty, sinking ships hauling refugees to Europe, and many of them have nothing in their future but a life of prostitution. LAGOS, Nigeria — For many of the girls in Benin City, a town about 300 kilometers east of Lagos, the journey to a life …

Reforming Nigeria’s university system by Taiwo Ojoye – Punch Newspapers

NEWS that a committee has been put together by the Federal Government to review Nigeria’s university system should attract intense attention. The ivory tower is in crisis, wracked by under-funding, poor quality, inadequate staffing, gang violence and the nagging issue of autonomy versus political interference. For a sector that, everywhere else, drives innovation and research, …

Police IG warns against inflammatory statements on Fulani herdsmen and farmers clashes

Editorial The primary duty of the police to protect the lives and properties of its citizens not this police headed by this IGP. He is failing in his duties and seeks to blame the victims and people excising their free speech. He was ordered to relocate to Benue State but he has not. Rather he …

Visa fees for people settling in Britain have gone up by more than 1,300% since 2003 and lawyers say they could be illegal. By Emily Dugan – Buzzfeed

This Family Say They'll Have To Live 4,500 Miles Apart Because Britain’s Visa Fees Are Too High Willhaid Ayiego and Alexis Smith with their daughters at home near Aberdeen. Alexis Smith and Willhaid Ayiego are starting to feel there is nowhere in the world they can settle together with their two young daughters. Smith, 26, …

Buhari and the Nigerian constitution

Buhari's national security team. This team and the best are from one section of Nigeria. This is constitutionally and politically untenable. Buhari has been here before and his tendency to match to his sectional tone was the basis for losing his military presidency in 1985. This is the reason his successor gave for removing Buhari …