“We are better than this” – President Obama

“We are better than this” – President Obama

  I know we’ve been on a long flight, but given the extraordinary interest in the shootings that took place in Louisiana and Minnesota, I thought it would be important for me to address all of you directly. And I want to begin by expressing my condolences for the families of Alton Sterling and Philando […]

United Airlines gets direct flight approval to Cuba

United Airlines gets direct flight approval to Cuba

United Airlines customers will have a historic opportunity to board one of the first commercial flights to Havana, Cuba in more than a half century as the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) tentatively awarded the airline nonstop flights to the Cuban capital from its global gateways in New York/Newark and Houston. United’s president and CEO […]

U. S Labor Dept. awards $81m aids to seasonal farmworkers

U. S Labor Dept. awards $81m aids to seasonal farmworkers

 The U.S. Department of Labor has announced the award of $81 million in grants through the National Farmworker Jobs Program to provide additional employment, training and housing assistance to migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their families. Recipients include 63 organizations in 49 states and Puerto Rico. Migrant and seasonal farmworkers often experience chronic unemployment and underemployment due […]

Letter from America

Letter from America

Hi dear, Promoting The New Americans magazine in Columbus, Ohio reminds me of the early days of Aviation Weekly newspaper in Lagos, Nigeria in the year 2000. I will join other staff – about 10 in Lagos – to sell, market and promote the newspaper in and around the Lagos airport. We also tried to […]

7,000 new Americans’ naturalization ceremonies by July 4

7,000 new Americans’ naturalization ceremonies by July 4

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will celebrate the 240th  anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, and the nation’s birthday, by welcoming more than 7,000 new U.S. citizens during nearly 100 naturalization ceremonies across the country between June 30 and July 4. “As we celebrate the birth of our country on July Fourth, more […]

Letter from America

Letter from America

Hi dear, Working on the first issue of The New Americans newsletter during the week reminded me of Eben Howells, we call him Zito. He did graphic designs or page planning for all my publications in Lagos, Nigeria from 2000 to 2011. He was introduced by Prince Akinpelu Browne when I needed someone to do […]

Being cautious of Summer Heat

Being cautious of Summer Heat

By Patrick Olabode CNP MSN These days we have temperature at between 70 degrees Fahrenheit and 90degrees while humidity is between 50percent and 70ercent. These are excessive heat and humidity season. Excessive heat accompanied with humid conditions pose risk for dehydration, heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Exposure to heat can cause heat rash, heat cramps, […]

Nigeria… The Illusion that was called a Growing Economy

Nigeria… The Illusion that was called a Growing Economy

By Roman Oseghale _________Why the economic figures were unsustainable and promoted by corruption In 2013 Nigeria re-based her old Gross Domestic Product, GDP figures to a new one of USD$510 overtaking South Africa to become Africa’s biggest economy. But a closer look at the figures reveal a lot of inconsistencies and an economy built and […]

Letter from America

Letter from America

Hi dear, In 2012 while campaigns for the Presidential elections were on and President Barack Obama seeking reelection, the Supreme Court delivered judgement on the Affordable Health Care Act, also known as Obama Care. It was a 5 – 4 decision in favor of the Obama Care. Prior to that judgment, the Republican Party and […]

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