Gunman Arrested At Washington Security Checkpoint

A man with a loaded handgun and more than 500 rounds of ammunition has been arrested in Washington at a security checkpoint near the US Capitol, authorities said. Wesley Allen Beeler, of Virginia, had driven to a checkpoint on Friday evening and tried to use a phoney credential to access the restricted area where President-elect […]

Mounting Security Threats Force Washington To Shutdown

The center of Washington was on lockdown Thursday as more than 20,000 armed National Guard troops were being mobilized due to security concerns ahead of the presidential inauguration of Joe Biden. Washington Police Chief Robert Contee said the US capital was facing “a major security threat”, one week after supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump […]

One Shot As Protesters Invade US Capitol

A person was shot and wounded Wednesday inside the US Capitol amid chaotic scenes in Washington as supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the building in anger over his election defeat. “One shooting victim was transported from the Capitol,” a person attached to an emergency response unit told AFP, adding that there were “other injuries” […]

Pro-Trump Protest Forces Washington Mayor To Declare Curfew

Washington, DC, will be under a 6:00 p.m. curfew tonight, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced in a tweeted statement. It will remain in effect until 6:00 a.m. Thursday. The Electoral College certification vote has been paused after protesters incited by Trump breached the Capitol building. “During the hours of the curfew, no person, other than persons […]

Nigerian Army General’s Son Gunned Down In USA

A Nigerian Army general, Brigadier-General Ignatius Enyeribe Nwogu has lost his son, Alexander Nwogu, who was gunned down in the United States of America (USA). Alexander Nwogu, who is 23-years old was gruesomely shot dead at a Northwest gas station on Monday in Washington, D.C by two masked men. Washington Police state that Alex had graduated in May […]