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Gov. Wike visits Financial Times of London, secures partnership in promoting investment opportunities in Rivers State

  The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, CON, GSSRS, has led a delegation of top government functionaries to the Financial Times of London. The Governor during the visit opened talks and secured the partnership of the world’s leading business publication in both promoting the Rivers State’s brand and her …

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World Cities Day 2017: Governor Wike joins World Leaders to commit to International Green Model City Initiative

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has joined respected world leaders to advocate the  development of  cities that integrate environmental integrity, economic prosperity and cultural vibrancy, saying  that is  what the International Green Model City Initiative aims to accomplish. Speaking on Tuesday alongside other World Leaders in New York during  …

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British Police: 7 women report Weinstein sex abuse allegations

British Police on Tuesday said that they were investigating allegations of sexual assault from seven women against disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. While they did not identify Weinstein by name, London’s Metropolitan Police said its officers were “investigating allegations of sexual assault from seven victims under Operation Kaguyak.’’ Operation Kaguyak …

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President Buhari congratulates Chinese leader on re-election; He remains focused, appreciates Nigerians’ prayers – Adesina

  President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Chinese President Xi Jinping on his re-election as General Secretary of the Communist Party of China and the leader of the nation. The President expressed his conviction that the success of the 19th National Congress of the CPC and the implementation of its …

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New World Food Prize Africa Institute to produce Borlaug-Adesina Fellows; Donors grow Adesina’s fund for young African agripreneurs to US $600,000

 The World Food Prize Foundation is partnering with President of the African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org), Akinwumi Adesina, to establish the World Food Prize Africa Institute. This follows the awarding of the 2017 World Food Prize to Adesina in Des Moines, Iowa, where he announced his decision to dedicate the $250,000 …

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Marriott International debuts Four Points by Sheraton in Tanzania

Located steps away from the famous Clock Tower, known to mark the center point from Cairo to Cape Town, it is easily accessible from both Arusha as well as the Kilimanjaro International Airport  POINT 1: Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) (www.Marriott.com) Monday announced the opening of Four Points by Sheraton Arusha, …

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EU denies favouring Buhari during 2015 Presidential Election; Commends Jonathan for accepting defeat

By Isaac Aregbesola  The European Union (EU) has denied favouring President Muhammadu Buhari above other candidates during the 2015 Presidential Elections in Nigeria. Santiago Fisas, the former Chief Observer of the 2015 EU Election Observation Mission ( EU EOM), and Member of the European Parliament,  said this in Abuja on Sunday …

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