Why hasn’t Trump’s transition team called the Pentagon?

Why hasn’t Trump’s transition team called the Pentagon?

Washington (CNN)President-elect Donald Trump’s decision to have Mike Pence replace Chris Christie as the leader of his transition effort, and ongoing infighting in Trump Tower, is causing delays and confusion in Washington. Election Day was eight days ago, but Donald Trump’s transition team has yet to contact the Pentagon, State Department or other federal agencies. And a move to purge some transition advisers and employees has further slowed the process of getting the incoming administration…

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Jago Milk partners Lagos state government

Jago Milk partners Lagos state government

  In commemoration of Nigeria’s 56th anniversary, Sosaco Nigeria Limited, brand custodians of the Jago range of milk products, Jago D’Lite Instant Filled Milk and Jago Gold Full Cream Milk has partnered with the Lagos State Ministry of Home Affairs and Culture on the Independence Day celebration. The 2016 Independence Day celebration event was held at the Nigerian Police College parade ground, Ikeja GRA on Saturday, October 1, 2016. This is in line with the company’s corporate…

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Hurricane Matthew: Struggle to reach worst-hit parts of Haiti

Hurricane Matthew: Struggle to reach worst-hit parts of Haiti

Rescue workers in Haiti are struggling to reach parts of the country cut off by Hurricane Matthew, the most powerful Caribbean storm in nearly a decade. The hurricane has caused extensive damage in Haiti, killing at least 23 people. Another four also died in the neighbouring Dominican Republic. A presidential election due this weekend in Haiti has been postponed. The storm is now pounding the Bahamas. It is expected to intensify as it moves towards…

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Nigeria accuses West of blocking development, UN ‘failed South Sudan civilians’

Nigeria accuses West of blocking development, UN ‘failed South Sudan civilians’

UN accused of letting down civilians in South Sudan UN peacekeepers in South Sudan failed to protect civilians in the capital, Juba, during the July crisis, a report from the US-based NGO Center for Civilians in Conflict (Civic) says. Fighting broke out between forces loyal to President Salva Kiir and those loyal to then Vice-President Riek Machar. The four days of clashes led to dozens of civilian deaths – with some estimates putting the figure at more than 300. A group…

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The six lives of Boko Haram’s Abubakar Shekau

The six lives of Boko Haram’s Abubakar Shekau

By Didi Akinyelure BBC World News Komla Dumor Award winner 27 September 2016 From the section Africa Abubakar Shekau, leader of Islamist group Boko Haram has released a video to reject reports that he was fatally wounded by Nigeria’s military last month. He has been reported dead several times before. July 2009: Dead Abubakar Shekau took over leadership of Boko Haram in 2009 following the death of Mohammed Yusuf, the group’s founder. It was reported…

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