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COVID-19 impact on jobs worse than expected – ILO

By Cecilia Ologunagba New York, Oct. 27, 2021 Jobs recovery is stalled worldwide and disparities between advanced and developing economies is threatening the whole global economy, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) warned on Wednesday. The agency is projecting that global hours worked this year will be 4.3 per cent below …

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Bawa charges NDDC staff on good work ethics

Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Abdulrasheed Bawa has called for good work ethics as an important anti- corruption measure among staff of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC. He made the call in Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 while addressing management staff of the NDDC at a ”Two- Day …

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Nigeria’s new Ambassador to USA, Dr. (Mrs.) Emenike, meets nationals in New York Jurisdiction Friday, October 29

Nigeria’s new Ambassador to the United States of America (USA), Ambassador (Dr.) Uzoma Emenike, will be meeting with Nigerians in the New York jurisdiction on Friday, October 29, 2021. The New York Jurisdiction includes 20 states in the U.S – New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Maine, Vermont, Ohio, Indiana, Connecticut, …

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Youth power: Ballot vs Bullet By Martins Onyeike

Permit me to start this piece with a quote by popular American architect, author and designer, Richard Buckminster Fuller which reads thus: “You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” Considering the precarious situation we find …

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PDP convention: We’re handling litigations on delegates list – Gov. Okowa; We’re going as a united family – Edo PDP

By Emmanuel Oloniruha, Abuja/ Deborah Coker, Benin, Oct. 26, 2021 The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Accreditation Sub-Committee has said efforts are ongoing to resolve litigations regarding the delegates’ list to the Oct. 30 national convention of the party holding in Abuja this weekend. The Chairman of the Sub-committee and Governor …

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U.S Rep. Owolewa, Senator Sanders, Consuls General Egopija, Smaila, Dabiri-Erewa, Aluya, others feature in NAPAC USA Young Adults Summit

  The Young Adults Forum of the Nigerian American Public Affairs Committee (NAPAC) will on Saturday, October 30, 2021 hold its inaugural Summit with distinguished role models, Dr. Oye Owolewa, US Representative of Washington D.C, Mrs. Oyin Owolabi, candidate for the Millburn Township Committee, New Jersey and Mr. Junior Ezeonu, …

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Anambra guber poll: INEC releases update, assures on conduct of election; Appeals for cooperation of all

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) met Tuesday, October 26, 2021 to review preparations for the Anambra State Governorship Election and rose with assurances of its determination to proceed with the conduct of the poll on Saturday, November 6, 2021. A statement by Festus Okoye Esq., National Commissioner and Chairman, Information …

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Anambra elections: IGP deploys DIG Joseph Egbunike to coordinate election duties; Overhauls security landscape ahead of polls  

The Inspector General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has ordered a major overhaul of the security landscape in Anambra State ahead of the 6th November, 2021 Gubernatorial Elections in the State. The overhaul, according to a statement by CP Frank Mba, Force Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters, Abuja, includes the deployment of …

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Army refuses to reinstate gallant Commander of troops that killed over 200 Boko Haram insurgents in 5 hours Konduga Operation

… Lt Col Abdulfatai also led troops in recovery of Kawuri and Bama Communities Despite court judgements and interventions of the National Assembly, the Nigerian Army has adamantly refused to reinstate Lt Colonel Mohammed Abdulfatai who led troops in the elimination of over 200 Boko Haram terrorists in a Konduga …

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