UN Marks Mandela’s 100th Birthday, Says Struggle For Equality Continues

The UN will mark 100 years since the birth of the late anti-Apartheid activist, Nelson Mandela, on Wednesday, taking stock of what the organisation termed his vast legacy for mankind. “Nelson Mandela was a towering global advocate for justice and equality”, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said in his video message for Nelson Mandela International Day. The Day is…

NFF Mandates Mohammed Sanusi to Step Aside, Postpones League Resumption

The Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) led by Chris Giwa, suspended Dr. Mohammed Sanusi as General Secretary, following corruption allegation leveled against him and has appointed Dr. Emmanuel Ikpeme as Acting General Secretary of the football house. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the announcement was made on Tuesday night…

Mahama to lead Commonwealth election observers for Zimbabwe elections

Mr John Mahama, former president of Ghana, will lead a Commonwealth group to observe Zimbabwe’s general elections on July 30, the Commonwealth Secretariat has announced. John MahamaFormer President of Ghana The secretariat, in a statement by its Media Division, said Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, would deploy Mahama to lead other eminent persons from across the regions…

Presidential Committee on North East Initiative to Ensure Safe Return of Displaced Persons to Liberated Communities

Alkasim Abdulkadir, Abuja: The Presidential Committee on the Northeast Initiative (PCNI) has adopted proactive measures to accelerate the successful safe and voluntary resettlement of persons displaced by the insurgency in the northeast region. The PCNI Vice Chairman, Mr. Tijjani Tumsah, disclosed this on July 12, in Maiduguri, Borno State. He also said that the Committee…