AN OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT BUHARI BY A CORPS MEMBER: LET’S MAKE NIGERIA WORK FOR ALL…

Your Excellency, With high hope of a better Nigeria,which my colleagues and I have committed ourselves, we welcome you back to the country. Permit me, your Excellency, to on behalf of all serving corps members convey our view on some critical issues to you via this very platform. I hope it gets to you. There… Continue reading AN OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT BUHARI BY A CORPS MEMBER: LET’S MAKE NIGERIA WORK FOR ALL…

America set to go after Diezani Alison-Madueke

A former US State Department Nigeria specialist, Mathew Page, has suggested that a US civil forfeiture case to seize $144 million of assets from two cronies of Diezani Alison-Madueke, may just be the start of her legal troubles with America. US Justice Department last week filed an asset recovery case in Houston against Jide Omokore… Continue reading America set to go after Diezani Alison-Madueke

Human urine better than fertiliser, expert says

An environmental engineer, Mr Isaac Bryant, on Saturday urged conversion of human urine into fertiliser and other products that would have higher environmental value. “Urine, which most of us consider as waste, is a valuable resource which we can use directly as fertiliser. “Urine is very safe, hygienic, easy to handle and collect, and easily… Continue reading Human urine better than fertiliser, expert says

S/Africa guilty of violating obligation to ICC

South Africa violated its obligations to the ICC by failing to arrest Sudan’s President Hassan al-Bashir when he visited in 2015, the court’s judges said in a ruling on Thursday. However, the war crimes court judges declined to refer South Africa to the UN Security Council over the matter. They noted that South African courts… Continue reading S/Africa guilty of violating obligation to ICC

Africa, China brainstorm on poverty reduction

More than 50 African countries and China have gathered in Addis Ababa to share experiences on prosperity and poverty reduction. The brain-storming holding at the African Union headquarters was organised on the platform of Africa-China High Level Dialogue and Think Tanks Forum. The event was flagged-off by the Chinese Foreign Minister, Wang Yi, on Wednesday.… Continue reading Africa, China brainstorm on poverty reduction

Models celebrate nakedness in Times Square

Around 200 models gathered in Times Square to have their bodies painted while completely nude. The art project “Body Notes” had tourists gawping in New York as men and women of all shapes and sizes celebrated their nakedness. The stunt intended to “promote positivity and acceptance” according to the organisers, Human Connection Arts. Later the… Continue reading Models celebrate nakedness in Times Square

Economic recession looms in South Africa

South Africa’s economy may be headed towards technical recession as growth rate has shrunk and unemployment has hit levels not seen in 14 years. According to a report by Reuters,  the economy shrank 0.3 percent in the last quarter of 2016 and if it shows a contraction when domestic product results are released next week Tuesday, Africa’s  most… Continue reading Economic recession looms in South Africa