Shea butter nourishes opportunities for African women

Shea butter nourishes opportunities for African women Fair trade brings decent profits to millions By: Rebecca Moudio In a fancy Manhattan hotel in New York, women in colorful traditional African gowns make their way to one of the conference rooms. Their outfits provide a fascinating contrast to the grey and black business suits surrounding them. The crowd is diverse, but is …

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Investigate alleged Plot to Kidnap Gov. Amaechi-New PDP Tells FG

INVESTIGATE ALLEGED PLOT TO KIDNAP GOV. AMAECHI AS A MATTER OF URGENCY, NEW PDP TELLS FG * SUPREME COURT WILL HEAR OUR CASE WITH TUKUR’S FACTION The Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is alarmed by the report in the Vanguardnewspaper of today, 8th October, 2013 entitled “Alleged plot to kidnap Amaechi uncovered”. The story, which has …

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President Jonathan forget about National Conference-Oshiomhole

President Jonathan forget about National Conference-Oshiomhole. The Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has urged President Goodluck to abandon  any plans about  National Conference and concentrate on better issues , such as unemployment, security and other issues bothering the country. . He said this to journalists in Ado-Ekiti, on Wednesday evening, after a rally in commemoration of  the third anniversary of …

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Odimegwu Quits As NPC Boss

Odimegwu Quits As NPC Boss. The National Chairman of the National Population Commission, NPC, Eze Festus Odimegwu has resigned from the commission.According to a statement by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim, President Goodluck Jonathan has accepted  Mr. Odimegwu’s resignation and wished him the best for the future.Mr Eze Festus Odimegwu has become very unpopular in recent …

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Saudi Arabia rejects UN Security Council seat

Saudi Arabia rejects UN Security Council seat

Saudi Arabia  has rejected  UN Security Council seat  in protect against what they say is the UN double standard in the case of syria. According to  Saudi Arabia  “Work mechanisms and double-standards on the Security Council prevent it from carrying out its duties and assuming its responsibilities in keeping world peace,” the Saudi foreign ministry said in a statement.”Therefore Saudi …

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Nigeria is a country with “Modern Slavery’-Report

Nigeria is a country with “Modern Slavery’-Report .According to the an anti-slavery campaign group India, China, Pakistan and Nigeria have the highest numbers of people enslaved.Together with five other countries, they account for three-quarters of the total estimated number of people in modern slavery worldwide They also said  that India, China, Pakistan and Nigeria have the highest numbers of people enslaved.The Global Slavery Index …

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ASSU-We will not Suspend Strike until all Our Conditions are Met

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has  seriously refuted reports that it is under pressure to suspend its  four months old  strike.The ASUU chairman during a telephone interview  reaffirm their  determination to fight on until their demands are meet .He stressed that the union position on the implementation of the 2009 agreement signed with the federal government has not …

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Nigeria to Serve as a Non-permanent Member on the Security Council

Nigeria along with other countries including  Chad, Chile, Lithuania, Nigeria and Saudi Arabia have been elected  to serve as a non-permanent members on the Security Council for two-year terms, beginning on January 1, 2014. The five countries obtained the required two-thirds majority of those member states present and voting in the 193-member Assembly. Under the Un charter, the 15-member Security …

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Chief Ede Dafinone heads to Election Petition Tribunal

Chief Ede Dafinone

Dafinone heads to Election Petition Tribunal The last appears not to have been heard of the National Assembly poll in Delta Central as the Democratic Peoples Party (DPP) has vowed to contest the outcome of the poll at the Election Petition Tribunal. The DPP senatorial candidate for Delta Central, Chief Ede Dafinone is contesting the victory of Mr. Emmanuel Aguariavwodo …

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PRRINN-MNCH Training/Capacity Building for Health Stakeholders

PRRINN-MNCH Flags off Training/Capacity Building for Health Stakeholders from 60 communities on CBSD in Zamfara State. Apart of efforts towards addressing maternal and child mortality through the training of health stakeholders on community based service delivery (CBSD), the Partnership for Reviving Routine Immunization in Northern Nigeria-Maternal Newborn and Child Health (PRRINN-MNCH) Initiative in Zamfara state this Monday July 2013 flagged off “Training/Capacity …

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