Lazy youths comment: Senator Shehu Sani advise PMB to apologize

  Senator Shehu Sani, who represents Kaduna Central, has advised Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari to apologize and withdraw his statement that ‘Nigerian youths are lazy.’   Recall that on Wednesday, while speaking at the Commonwealth Business Forum in Westminster, Buhari stated that youths prefer to do nothing because they feel Nigeria is an oil-rich nation….

African Drum Festival opens in Abeokuta, 20 states, 40 African countries participate

  On Thursday, the third edition of African Drum Festival has started with 20 states, 40 African countries, Haiti, Brazil and Trinidad and Tobago participating.   The festival started in Abeokuta in Ogun state in South West Nigeria.   Alhaji Lai Mohammed who is the Minister of Information and Culture, who opened the festival disclosed…

Sudan’s foreign minister, Ibrahim Ghandour fired

  Sudan – Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour has been fired, shortly after seeking parliamentary intervention on non-payment of salaries of diplomats.   On Thursday, President Omar al-Bashir has issued a presidential decree relieving Ghandour.   Ghandour had on Wednesday asked parliament to step in and help Sudanese diplomats, who had not been paid their salaries…

UCLEEF declares 30-day prayer, fasting to stop PMB’s re-election

  The United Christian Leaders Eagle Eyes Forum(UCLEEF) has declared a 30-day prayer and fasting to stop Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari from winning the 2019 election.   Yesterday, in Abuja, UCLEEF’s Chairman, Pastor Aminchi Habu, said there was every indication that if President Buhari is re-elected in 2019, the country will continue to slide backward,…

APC: There will be no tenure elongation, Retain Zoning Formula

    The All Progressives Congress (APC)’s National Publicity Secretary Bolaji Abdullahi has insisted that there will be elections into all offices during next month’s congresses and convention of the party. He added that the party would retain its zoning formula.   Furthermore, he said that the party overruled Adamawa State Governor, Jibrilla Bindow’s suggestion…

Zimbabweans celebrate first Independence Day without Robert Mugabe as leader

  Yesterday, Zimbabweans are celebrating Independence Day for the first time without Robert Mugabe as leader since 1980.   In an interview with the Associated Press outside the main stadium in the capital, Harare, the 32-year-old John Kufa, said: “Besides celebrating independence I am also celebrating a new era. We are seeing change.”   As…

Ethiopia to dominate global coffee market – Ashenafi Ayano

  Ethiopia – The Director of Jimma Agricultural Research Center, Ashenafi Ayano, has claimed that the country has colossal opportunity to dominate global coffee market.   Ayano has made the claim during an exclusive interview with ENA, he said that coffee producing countries like Brazil, have been exposed to various environmental challenges that forced them…

Abubakar reacts to PMB’s comment on Nigerian youths

  Nigeria’s former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement that many Nigerian youths are lazy.   Buhari, while speaking at the Commonwealth Business Forum in Westminster on Wednesday, has stated that youths prefer to do nothing because they feel Nigeria is an oil-rich nation.   On Thursday, Abubakar has…

Zimbabwe: Fired nurses refuse dismissals

  Zimbabwe – Striking nurses that were fired by Vice-President Constantino Chiwenga have refused to buckle to government’s claims that they had been dismissed.   A statement by the Zimbabwe Nurses’ Association (Zina) maintained that their dismissals were an allegation, as their employer, the Health Services Board, still had subsisting contracts with them.   It…