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Treat Women, Children’s Issues Seriously, VP Counsels Judiciary

Treat Women, Children’s Issues Seriously, VP Counsels Judiciary

VICE-PRESIDENT Samia Suluhu Hassan has directed the country’s judiciary to find ways of handling criminal cases facing women and children with special consideration because there are some invisible catalysts that prompt the vulnerable groups into acts which put them in trouble. “Women and children are more susceptible to social injustice, poverty and stigma… therefore when […]

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa, Possible Mugabe Successor, Says He Was Poisoned

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa, Possible Mugabe Successor, Says He Was Poisoned

Zimbabwe vice-president Emmerson Mnangagwa said late on Thursday he had been hospitalised in South Africa in August because he had been poisoned, escalating confrontation in the country during a fight to succeed 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe. Mnangagwa, a former intelligence chief nicknamed “the Crocodile”, is the leading candidate to succeed Mugabe, the only leader Zimbabwe […]

Mama Samia Suluhu Underscores The Importance Of Educating Girls

Mama Samia Suluhu Underscores The Importance Of Educating Girls

Vice President Mama Samia Suluhu has asked girls to utilise the fee free education as the open opportunity to reach their career goals in future. She made the remarks when opening the 14th edition of the gender festival at the Tanzania Gender Networking Programme (TGNP) grounds today. She said some reports shows an increase in […]

Osinbajo’s Vision And The Climate Of Fear

Osinbajo’s Vision And The Climate Of Fear

“Where have you been?” “I have been around” “I was just wondering why you have not said anything since the Acting President proclaimed that those of you who are asking for the restructuring of Nigeria are a bunch of government appointment seekers.” “So?” “Yes, so?” “Well, if you must know, I actually think that the […]

Gambia: New President Names Female VP Who Vowed To Prosecute Jammeh

Gambia: New President Names Female VP Who Vowed To Prosecute Jammeh

Gambian President Adama Barrow’s newly appointed vice president, Fatoumata Tambajang, is a former United Nations Development Program staffer who was instrumental in uniting Gambia’s opposition parties against Jammeh. Tambajang became a controversial figure after telling “The Guardian” newspaper late last year that Jammeh, who took power in a coup 22 years ago, would be prosecuted […]

Nothing Is Wrong With Going On Vacation – Buhari

Nothing Is Wrong With Going On Vacation – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari departed Abuja for London, United Kingdom on a medical vacation, yesterday. He will return to the country on February 6, 2017. This is the second time the president would be seeking medical attention since he took office on May 29, 2015. The first was in June last year when he left the […]

Gambian Vice President Resigns As Jammeh Remains Defiant

Gambian Vice President Resigns As Jammeh Remains Defiant

In what is clearly the biggest indication that the President of The Gambia, Yayha Jammeh, has lost control of his government, the country’s Vice president, Isatou Njie-Saidy, on Wednesday resigned. She announced her resignation hours before official end of the tenure of Mr. Jammeh’s administration as the country’s political impasse gets worse over the refusal […]

Obama Awards Biden The Presidential Medal Of Freedom

Obama Awards Biden The Presidential Medal Of Freedom

President Barack Obama on Thursday awarded Vice President Joe Biden the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, during a surprise event at the White House paying tribute to him. Moving Biden to tears, Obama hailed him as “the best vice president America has ever had” and “a lion of American history.” As […]

Osinbajo To Represent Buhari In Lagos, Says Presidency

Osinbajo To Represent Buhari In Lagos, Says Presidency

Contrary to speculations that President Muhammadu Buhari has cancelled his official visit to Lagos, his spokesman, Femi Adesina, yesterday told The Guardian via a text message that the trip had not been cancelled. He said Buhari would be represented in Lagos by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. Meanwhile, to ensure a hitch-free visit, the Lagos State […]

PMS price Hike: Presidency Rolls Out Palliatives, To Pay N5000 Monthly to 1m Nigerians

PMS price Hike: Presidency Rolls Out Palliatives, To Pay N5000 Monthly to 1m Nigerians

To cushion the harsh effect of the new pump price of Premium Motor Spirt, PMS also called petrol on the people, the presidency is set to implement the N500 billion earmarked in the 2016 budget for social welfare. A statement by the media spokesperson for Vice President Yemi Osinabjo, Mr. Laolu Akande in Abuja on […]

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