Barack and Michelle Obama made their Hollywood debut on Wednesday with a documentary set in industrial Ohio that film reviewers are calling compelling and timely.
Obamas at the anniversary
“American Factory,” the story of what happened when a Chinese company took over an abandoned General Motors plant, is the first product of a multi-year collaboration between Netflix (NFLX.O) and Higher Ground, the production company formed last year by the former U.S. president and first lady.
“A good story gives you the chance to better understand someone else’s life. It can help you find common ground. And it’s why Michelle and I were drawn to Higher … >>> Read Full Story
The Speaker of Cross River State House of Assembly, Hon Eteng Williams, has alleged that some traditional rulers in the State are members of cult groups.
Speaking at a one-day security summit organized by Sparking 92.3FM in Calabar on Thursday, the Speaker alleged “Our Chiefs are now part of cultism, they are cultists and how do you expect a village head who is a cultist in a village to arrest or report a cultist,” he asked.
The Speaker, who was represented by Hon Hilary Bisong, Boki 11 State Constituency said, “Let us be sincere to ourselves, how do you expect us not to have security … >>> Read Full Story
American singer and rapper Dwayne Michael Carter Jr, popular as Lil Wayne and U.S. reality television personality, rapper, businesswoman, and author Toya Wright’s daughter Reginae Carter, who is also a reality Tv star has acquired her first home.
The 20 year old shared the news on her page with the caption that reads:
Today is a big day for me ! At the age of 20 years old , I just got the keys to my own house 🤗 I’m a homeowner now 🎊so blessed and thankful ! This process was the most tedious process I’ve ever had to be apart of in … >>> Read Full Story
Ayodeji Ake write on the thoughts of a United States’ Epidemic Expert, Dr. Tom Frieden, who recently visited Nigeria to share his ideologies on epidemics prevention
The incidents following the 2014 Ebola outbreaks in Nigeria showed that the country was not ready for disease outbreaks. Hence, according to report, Nigeria relies heavily on foreign sources to keep the citizens safe from diseases.
One of which is the World Bank’s Regional Disease Surveillance Systems Enhancement (REDISE) project, which for instance is currently funneling 90 million dollars into efforts to strengthen Nigeria’s epidemic preparedness. Which automatically signaled that the country’s epidemic funding is poor.
Despite the financial … >>> Read Full Story
Gov. Muhammadu Badaru of Jigawa on Thursday assured corps members posted to the state of their safety, urging them to “sleep with your two eyes closed”.
Abubakar Muhammad Badaru
Giving the assurance during the orientation of 2019 Batch ‘B’ Stream II of National Youth Service Corps members posted to the state, the governor said his administration was in synergy with security agencies for the state to remain secure.
Represented by his Deputy, Malam Umar Namadi, the governor said government was not resting on its oars as security agencies were made to work round the clock and in synergy to ensure that the state remained safe.… >>> Read Full Story
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said he gave Kano and Kaduna States two ministerial slots because of the number of votes he got during the election.
NAN reports that Buhari stated this during a courtesy visit on the Emir of Zazzau, Dr Shehu Idris in his palace in Zaria, Kaduna State.
The president noted that issues of unemployment would be quickly addressed when all levels of government lived up to their duties.
“I have been talking to the Governor when we were driving, the young people, the population growth here is so big and the 20 and below are the majority.
“And they don’t seem … >>> Read Full Story
Former Black Stars of Ghana player, Junior Agogo died on Thursday in London at the age of 40.
According to GHANAsoccernet.com, the former Zamalek player passed in London on Thursday morning.
He made his debut for the Black Stars in May 2006 in a friendly against French league side OGC Nice.
The 40-year old became a local hero after his impressive display with the Black Stars at the 2008 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) which was held in Ghana.
Agogo scored three goals for the Black Stars at the AFCON 2008, helping the team to reach the semi-finals and picking third place in … >>> Read Full Story