Governors not against review of minimum wage – NGF

The Chairman of the Forum, Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara, said this while briefing journalists on the outcome of the forum meeting held on Wednesday in Abuja. The Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) says it is not against the upward review of the minimum wage. The Chairman of the Forum, Gov. Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara, said […]

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Tech: eBay is going to war with Amazon over an alleged scheme to steal business that is 'startling in breadth'

eBay is suing Amazon for allegedly infiltrating eBay's internal messaging system to poach high-value sellers. The suit claims that the scheme was 'startling in breadth,' and coordinated from Amazon's headquarters. eBay is suing Amazon for allegedly infiltrating eBay's internal messaging system to poach high-value sellers. The suit claims that the scheme was "startling in breadth," […]

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APO: UN women’s rights committee to review Bahamas, Republic of Congo, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Mauritius, Nepal, Samoa, Tajikistan, and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Download logo The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) is meeting in Geneva from October 22 to November 9 to review women’s rights in the following countries: Bahamas, Republic of Congo, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Mauritius, Nepal, Samoa, Tajikistan, and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. The above States have ratified […]

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Obaseki reiterates commitment to end poverty in Edo

Obaseki made this known while declaring closed the Smile project dissemination meeting organized by Catholic Relief Services, Nigeria in collaboration with the Edo Government. Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo on Wednesday in Benin reiterated his commitment to eradicate poverty across the 18 Local Government Areas of the state. Obaseki made this known while declaring closed […]

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Senate screens Prof. Owasanoye, 8 others for ICPC appointments

The nominee, if approved, will take over from Ekpo Nta, whose five-year tenure expired in June and who has been redeployed to the National Salaries, Incomes and Wages as a full-time commissioner. The Senate on Wednesday screened Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye as chairmanship nominee for the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC). The […]

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APO: Ministers endorse continental report on population and development issues in Africa

Ministers and senior government officials-in-charge of population in Africa met in Accra, Ghana, from 4 to 5 October 2018 and endorsed a continental report of the five-year review of the implementation of the Addis Ababa Declaration on Population and Development (AADPD). The AADP, a key framework for addressing population and development issues in Africa, was […]

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APO: The U.S. and Food security issues in Africa

Beth Dunford, the U.S. Agency for International Development Bureau for Food Security Assistant Administrator, and USAID Food for Peace Director Matt Nims discussed food security issues in Africa in advance of World Food Day, including USAID’s Feed the Future program during a telephonic press briefing with journalists across the world. Visit this link to access […]

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End insurgency to honour slain aid workers – INGO urges FG

INGO’s Senior Information Management Officer, Mr Mashood Raimi, said in a statement in Maiduguri that the justice the forum needed for the victims was immediate end to the conflict ravaging the region. The International Non-Governmental Organization (INGO) Forum, on Wednesday called for immediate end to insurgency in the North-East, as honour and justice for slain […]

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APO: Opening of Elections Reporting Training

First, let me welcome all of you to the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy. We are thrilled to have you with us for the next three days, which I believe are very important for journalism in Malawi, but more so as Malawi prepares for the forthcoming elections in May 2019. We can all […]

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Adekuoroye, Oborodudu to represent Nigeria at World Wrestling Championship in Budapest

Only four athletes have been selected to represent Nigeria at the upcoming 2018 World Wrestling Championship. Odunayo Adekuoroye, Blessing Oborodudu, Aminat Adeniyi, and Blessing Onyebuchi have all been selected to represent team Nigeria at the 2018 World Wrestling Championship which will hold in Budapest, Hungary. The four athletes who are women will be the ones […]

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Showing him what he’s missing? Cassie shares cleavage-baring photos following split from Diddy

Cassie Ventura has shared a couple of cleavage-baring photos hours after her split from Diddy was announced.The singer/actress shared the photos of Twitter but without captions.The 32-year-old had been in a relationship with Diddy for over 10 years before he moved on to 26-year-old model Jocelyn Chew. The post Showing him what he’s missing? Cassie shares […]

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