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Opinion: 5 Reasons Why President Trump won't Support Okonjo-Iweala as Next WTO Director General - Blessing Mene
Opinion: 5 Reasons Why President Trump w...

Opinion: 5 Reasons Why President Trump won’t Support Okonjo-Iweala as...

This is an opinion article by Blessing Mene. People who want Okonjo-Iweala to become the next WTO Director-General mostly are excited about the prospect of the first female & African to lead the WTO. But President Trump doesn’t think that way, here are five secret reasons why President... read more »

Okonjo-Iweala Makes Final Two in WTO Race
Okonjo-Iweala Makes Final Two in WTO Rac...

Okonjo-Iweala Makes Final Two in WTO Race

  Former Minister of Finance Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has made it to the final stage of the race to the office of the Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Mrs. Iweala made the final cut with South Korea’s Yoo Myung-hee, Bloomberg reports. Okonjo-Iweala has experience working at... read more »

Ibadan Poly Sacks Lecturer for Alleged Sexual Misconduct
Ibadan Poly Sacks Lecturer for Alleged S...

Ibadan Poly Sacks Lecturer for Alleged Sexual Misconduct

The management of The Polytechnic, Ibadan has terminated the appointment of a lecturer in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Kelani Ajadi Omotoso, for alleged sexual misconduct. The institution’s Registrar/Secretary to the Council, M. T. Fawale, who released a statement explaining... read more »

Red Cross Advocates for Safe Motherhood, as Women Conclude August Meeting
Red Cross Advocates for Safe Motherhood ...

Red Cross Advocates for Safe Motherhood as Women Conclude August Meeting

The Nigerian Red Cross Society in Enugu State have sensitised women of Agulu, Umana community in Ezeagu Local Government Area (LGA) on safe pregnancy practices and hygiene promotion on the occasion of their just concluded annual August Conference. Speaking during the exercise, the Health... read more »

Google Celebrates Kenyan Hero, Mekatilili wa Menza
Google Celebrates Kenyan Hero, Mekatilil...

Google Celebrates Kenyan Hero, Mekatilili wa Menza

Google has dedicated a customized Doodle on its homepage to honouring Mekatilili wa Menza, Kenya’s foremost liberation fighter. She is famed for leading the Giriama people to counter colonial masters in the early 20th century. Google in a tweet said, “Today, we honor Mekatilili wa Menza, the... read more »

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Tolulope Arotile, first female combat helicopter pilot in the Nigerian Air Force has died in a road traffic accident. Reports have it that the pilot died due to complications arising from... read more »

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Former Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), has accused Godswill Akpabio, Minister of Niger Delta affairs of sexual harassment, saying she once slapped... read more »

Kenya Records Close to 4,000 Pregnant School Girls During Corona Virus Lockdown

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The chances of school girls in Kenya continuing their education after lockdown have been threatened by spate of pregnancy among school-going girls in the country. Teen pregnancy has surged in the... read more »