Stripping down on women issues female genital mutilation

August 20, 2021 Editorial IV 0

KNOCK , KNOCK.BABA: YES COME INMARYAM: IT’S ME BABABABA: MY DAUGHTHER HOW ARE YOU.MARYAM: (LOOKING QUITE) BABA, I DON’T WANT THIS MARRIAGE AGAIN WITH GARBA.BABA: WHY MY DAUGHTHER? DID GARBA RAPE YOU AGAIN? MY DAUGHTHER, I AM CONFUSED ABOUT YOUR MARRIAGE.FORGIVE ME PLEASE. I KNOW I FORCED YOU. MARYAM: BABA ,YOU FORCED ME TO MARRY GARBA.HE HAS RAPED ME REPEATEDLY,I Read More

Taliban takeover: At last, Afghan President, Ghani, opens up

August 18, 2021 Aljazeera 0

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, speaking from exile in the United Arab Emirates, said on Wednesday that he had left Kabul to prevent bloodshed and denied reports he took large sums of money with him as he departed the presidential palace. Anti-Taliban protests in the eastern city of Jalalabad over the removal of the Afghan flag have now spread elsewhere in Read More

Breaking: Governor resigns amidst sexual harassment allegations

August 10, 2021 BBC 0

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has resigned after an inquiry found he sexually harassed multiple women, prompting efforts to remove him. “The best way I can help now is if I step aside,” he said on Tuesday, while maintaining the claims were untruthful. His resignation goes into effect in 14 days. Power will then be transferred to Lieutenant Governor Kathy Read More

Breaking: FG recalls Nigeria’s envoy from Indonesia over ‘assault’ on diplomat

August 10, 2021 Editor 0

The federal government has immediately recalled its Ambassador in Indonesia as it reviews its bilateral relations with the country. The ministry disclosed this in a statement signed by the spokesperson, Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Esther Sunsuwa, following a viral video which showed Indonesian immigration officials allegedly assaulting a Nigerian diplomat inside a car. According to the statement, “The Ministry Read More

Breaking: Again, Military helicopter crashes

August 3, 2021 Editorial IV 0

A helicopter belonging to Indian army Tuesday crashed in a dam in the northern Indian state of Punjab, local media reports said. So far there are no immediate reports of any casualty in the crash.The helicopter crashed in Ranjit Sagar Dam of Pathankot district. “We have received information that an army helicopter has crashed in the lake. We have rushed Read More

Breaking: Explosion rocks German city, 2 dead, many injured

July 27, 2021 Editorial IV 0

An explosion in a German industrial park on Tuesday killed at least two people and injured 31, setting off a fierce blaze that sent a pall of smoke over the western city of Leverkusen. Several people were still missing. Emergency services took three hours to extinguish the fire at the Chempark site, home to chemicals companies Bayer (BAYGn.DE) and Lanxess (LXSG.DE), that flared Read More

Breaking: Tension as President suspends Parliament, sacks PM

July 26, 2021 Associated Press 0

Tunisian troops surrounded parliament and blocked its speaker from entering after the president suspended the legislature and fired the prime minister following violent nationwide protests over the country’s economic troubles and virus crisis. Protesters celebrated President Kais Saied’s decision late Sunday night, shouting with joy, honking horns and waving Tunisian flags. But his critics accused him of a power grab Read More

Unveiled! Egbedi Lucky, Man behind Golden House entertainment

July 23, 2021 Editor 0

Egbedi Lucky Goldenclaim, promoter extraordinaire, Influencer and Public Figure, and a business mogul has exhibited eminence in the entertainment industry. A brilliant promoter with enormous years of experience has worked with award winning artists. He graduated from Auchi Polytechnic and holds an Ordinary National Diploma. According to George Eliot, “Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds. Read More

Zuma: Violence spreads in South Africa, death toll soars

July 13, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Atleast 45 people have now died in the violence that has been engulfing parts of South Africa since the jailing of former President Jacob Zuma last week. This includes 10 people killed in a stampede during looting on Monday night at a shopping centre in Soweto, the country’s biggest township. Almost 800 people have been arrested in the unrest that Read More

2021: Chronicles of under 50 leaders in Nigeria’s public service (3)

July 13, 2021 Orkuma Simon Tuleh 0

Welcome to the third edition of this publication which began from a zest to promote greater inclusion of young leaders into the public sector and showcasing profiles of outstanding individuals leading Ministries Departments & Agencies of government. Our team having faced the challenges of indulging noteworthy individuals to provide relevant information not available in the public space keeps getting burdensome Read More

How assassins rained bullets on my husband, late Haiti President’s wife finally speaks

July 11, 2021 Editorial IV 0

The injured widow of Haiti’s president has described the moment assassins “riddled” her husband with bullets after bursting into their home in the middle of the night. Martine Moïse said the attack happened so quickly, her husband Jovenel was unable to “say a single word”. President Moïse was killed on 7 July, allegedly by 28 foreign mercenaries. Mrs Moïse was Read More

Breaking: Ex-South African President, Jacob Zuma, surrenders to Police

July 8, 2021 BBC 0

South Africa’s former President Jacob Zuma has handed himself in to police to begin serving a 15-month jail sentence for contempt of court. He was admitted to Estcourt Correctional Centre in his home province of KwaZulu-Natal on Wednesday. Police had warned that they were prepared to arrest him if he did not hand himself in by midnight. Zuma, 79, was Read More

Breaking: Police track, kill Haiti President’s assasins, 24 hours after

July 8, 2021 BBC 0

Four people suspected of assassinating Haiti’s President Jovenel Moïse have been killed in a shootout with the security forces, police say. Two others have been detained, while officers are still in combat with some remaining suspects in the nation’s capital Port-au-Prince. “They will be killed or captured,” police chief Leon Charles said. Mr Moïse, 53, was fatally shot and his Read More

Breaking: Heavy flooding sweeps homes away, many missing

July 3, 2021 Editor 0

A huge landslide swept away homes and left 19 people missing at a popular resort town in central Japan on Saturday after days of heavy rain, local officials said. Television footage showed a torrent of mud obliterating some buildings and burying others in Atami, southwest of Tokyo, with people running away as it crashed over a hillside road. “I heard a Read More

Leading CPC to strive for a better world-Xi Jinping

July 1, 2021 Editorial IV 0

“What we Chinese Communists are doing is to better the lives of the Chinese people, rejuvenate the Chinese nation, and promote peace and development for humanity.” Addressing over 600 representatives of political parties from over 120 countries at a high-level dialogue in 2017, Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and president of China, Read More

Breaking: Court frees popular US Comedian, Bill Cosby, from prison

June 30, 2021 Editor 0

US comedian Bill Cosby was freed from prison on Wednesday, in a blow to the #MeToo movement, after a US court overturned his conviction for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman 15 years ago. The 83-year-old left SCI Phoenix, a state jail 35 miles (56 kilometers) northwest of Philadelphia, after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that Cosby had been denied Read More

We offer best skin care products – Beddie-Memberr

June 29, 2021 Editor 0

Rivers state-born cosmetic and skin care expert, Queeneth Wenike Beddie-Memberr, has stated that her company offers the best of skin care products in Africa. She stated this on her social media page, @lashiglow. Beddie-Memberr said they have sustained the brand for years. She dismissed rumours of side effects on their products, and said the people who spread these rumours, do Read More

George Floyd ‘s murderer sent to over 22 years in jail

June 26, 2021 BBC 0

The US white ex-police officer convicted of murdering African-American man George Floyd in Minneapolis in May 2020 has been sentenced to 22 years and six months in jail. The judge said Derek Chauvin’s sentence was based “on your abuse of a position of trust and authority, and also the particular cruelty shown” to Mr Floyd. Mr Floyd, 48, died after Read More

Amina Mohammed reappointed UN Deputy Secretary-General

June 19, 2021 Agency Report 0

Nigeria’s Amina Mohammed has been re-appointed as Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations. António Guterres on Friday asked Mohammed to serve as Deputy Secretary-General for a second term, shortly after the UN General Assembly re-appointed him for a second term. Guterres’ second term starts on January 1, 2022, and will run for a period of five years. He succeeded Ban Read More

Antonio Guterres gets second term appointment as UN Secretary-General

June 19, 2021 Reuters 0

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was appointed for a second-five year-term on Friday by the 193-member U.N. General Assembly. “I will give it my all to ensure the blossoming of trust between and among nations large and small, to build bridges, and to engage relentlessly in confidence building,” Guterres told the General Assembly after taking the oath of office. The Read More

Breaking: Zambia ‘s first President, Kenneth Kaunda, is dead

June 17, 2021 Al Jazeera 0

Kaunda, who ruled Zambia from 1964 to 1991, died at a hospital in Lusaka where he was being treated for pneumonia. Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia’s founding president and liberation hero, has died at a military hospital in Lusaka where he was being treated for pneumonia, his son, Kambarage, said on Thursday. He was 97. Kaunda ruled Zambia from 1964, when the Read More

China, ASEAN to jointly take strategic partnership to higher level

June 15, 2021 He Yin 0

During the Special ASEAN-China Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Celebration of the 30th Anniversary of Dialogue Relations and the 6th Lancang-Mekong Cooperation Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, both held in southwest China’s Chongqing municipality from June 7 to 8, participants reached a general consensus on enhancing China-ASEAN cooperation and the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation, showing their wish to jointly create a brighter future through solidarity Read More