Chief Lowo Obisesan, the Chairman of the APC Reconciliation Committee in Oyo State has assured aggrieved members of the party of fairness in the ongoing reconciliation process.
Obisesan gave the assurance in Ibadan while meeting with aggrieved members from the 33 local governments in the state.
Obisesan, a lawyer and former Commissioner for Environment in the state who was recently appointed by the national leadership of the party to ensure an amicable reconciliation of aggrieved members of the party in the state.
Obisesan said that it was impossible to have a big party like APC without different interests, adding that the committee would do … >>> Read Full Story
Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari will today (Friday) leave Abuja for London to participate in a one-day inaugural United Kingdom-Africa Investment Summit on Monday, January 20, 2020.
A statement by the president’s media adviser, Mr. Femi Adesina, said the event would be hosted by the British Prime Minister, Mr. Boris Johnson.
According to Adesina, the event, as explained by its organisers, is expected to bring together African leaders, international business chief executives and heads of international organisations “to create new partnerships that will deliver more investments and jobs.”
The event, according to the statement, is expected to be beneficial to Africans and businesses … >>> Read Full Story
Kindly Share This Story:rape victim
The southern African kingdom of Eswatini is ramping up rights for married women, enforcing the charge of rape against offending husbands — a taboo in conservative Swati society.
This week, 34-year-old Nhlanhla Dlamini became the first man to be arrested and charged with rape for having sexual intercourse with his wife without her consent.
Relying on the 2018 Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence (SODV) Act, which criminalises non-consensual sex between a husband and wife, police nabbed Dlamini and charged him with rape.
He was on Tuesday granted R50,000 ($3,400/ 3,100 euro) bail by the high court in the capital Mbabane … >>> Read Full Story
Senator Hope Uzodinma, the newly sworn-in governor of Imo state, on Thursday announced his first appointments as he takes over the State Government House.
Uzodinma was declared the authentic winner of the 2019 governorship election in Imo State by the Supreme Court during the week.
He was handed his Certificate of Return by the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC on Wednesday .
He was then sworn-in barely 24 hours after the court sacked Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
Yesterday, he named the Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Attorney, General, Chief of Staff and Chief press Secretary.
Chief Cosmas Iwu was appointed … >>> Read Full Story
Kindly Share This Story:Residents of the Malawi village of Tomali wait to have their young children become test subjects for the world’s first vaccine against malaria, Dec. 11, 2019. PHOTO: AP
A pinch in the leg, a squeal and a trickle of tears. One baby after another in Malawi is getting the first and only vaccine against malaria, one of history’s deadliest and most stubborn of diseases.
The southern African nation is rolling out the shots in an unusual pilot program along with Kenya and Ghana. Unlike established vaccines that offer near-complete protection, this new one is only about 40% effective. But experts say it’s … >>> Read Full Story
Barcelona president, Josep Maria Bartomeu, has confirmed that there is a break clause in the contract of new manager, Quique Setien.
The clause means Setien could leave the club in 2021, despite signing a two-and-a-half year deal.
The former Real Betis coach was only appointed this week as Ernesto Valverde’s replacement.
Bartomeu, speaking to Sport, also said Xavi “will be the coach of Barcelona one day”.
He said: “The door is open to many coaches, but now we have a manager, Quique Setien.
“He’s signed for two-and-a-half years and I’ve explained the break clause in 2021 due to elections. If a new president wants to … >>> Read Full Story
Joseph – Poster
Movie lovers get in here to check out a new film set for release this decade, don’t be told.
“Joseph“, an inspiring trans-Atlantic story of self-discovery, which chronicles one man’s journey as he breaks through parental, societal and cultural boundaries to find his true identity, is set to premiere in Nigeria this January.
This movie details the life of a young, successful medical doctor in the Caribbean whose curiosity about Africa drives him to set out for the unknown. Defiant and rebellious, Joseph dismisses the warnings and threats of his affluent medically-inclined family to seek reconnection to his ancestral roots and discover … >>> Read Full Story