Liberia’s George Weah slashes his salary and vows to change ‘racist’ constitution

Liberian president George Weah

 

Liberia’s newly sworn-in president, George Weah, pledged to cut his own salary by a quarter during a nationwide address in which he warned of tough times ahead for a “broke” country.

“The state of the economy that my administration inherited leaves a lot to do and to be decided,” the former international soccer star said on Monday in an address apparently aimed at managing expectations following his election victory at the end of last year to replace Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

“Our economy is broken; our government is broke. Our currency is in free fall; inflation is rising,” Weah said. “Unemployment is at an unprecedented high and our foreign reserves are at an all-time low.” Continue reading

What Britain’s “Minister of Loneliness” Says About Brexit and the Legacy of Jo Cox

When it was reported, last week, that the British government had appointed a “Minister for Loneliness,” the news was greeted by observers on the opposite side of the Atlantic with fascination and a certain amount of knowing humor.

The title, Aimée Lutkin noted at Jezebel, might denote “a character from an alternate Harry Potter timeline where wizards battle ennui instead of snake magic.” Monty Python, which almost fifty years ago parodied Whitehall officialdom with its “Ministry of Silly Walks,” was invoked. Stephen Colbert, on his TV show, suggested that “Minister for Loneliness” sounded like “a Victorian euphemism for ‘gigolo.’ ” (Actually, the Victorian euphemism for gigolo was “Casanova,” but points for effort.) Colbert went on to riff upon the comedic implications of the appointment. “This is so British,” he said. “They’ve defined the most ineffable human problem and come up with the most cold, bureaucratic solution.”                          Continue reading

House of Reps issue arrest warrant against billionaire businessman, Mike Adenuga

House of Reps  issue arrest warrant against billionaire businessman, Mike Adenuga

A House of Representatives adhoc panel investigating operational activities of service of telecommunications companies In Nigeruia, has issued an arrest warrant against Billionaire businessman and chairman of Globacom Nigeria, Mike Adenuga, for constantly failing to honour its invitations.

At the panel’s seating today, the Chairman of the committee, Ahmed Abu, said Adenuga’s refusal to honor all of their invitations, is an affront to the legislature. According to Abu, records before the panel showed that Glo owes the Federal Government over N16.7 billion.                                                                   Continue reading

South Africans attack Nigerians, burn houses (Photos)

Flat occupied by a Nigerian burned by the mob. Photo credit: NAN A Nigerian owned shop burned at Krugersdorp. Photo credit: NAN

Four Nigerian houses have reportedly been burned by mob in South Africa – Cyril James, the Ward Chairman of the Nigerian Union has confirmed the occurrence – James urged the Nigerian mission to urgently intervene before the mob kills a Nigerian The Nigerian community in South Africa on Saturday, January 20, declared that a mob destroyed four shops and several houses belonging to their members at Krugersdorp, near Johannesburg.

Cyril James, the Ward Chairman of the Nigerian Union in the area, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the telephone from Johannesburg, South Africa that the attacks began on Jan. 18. James said that the mob alleged that a Nigerian abducted a South African girl and had canal knowledge about her.                           Continue reading

South African police reportedly kills a 27-Year old Nigerian

 

South African police reportedly kills a 27-Year old Nigerian

The Nigerian community in South Africa has alleged that a 27-year old man, Ebuka Okori, was killed by the police in Durban in the early hours of Friday 19th January, 2018.

According to Mr Bartholomew Eziagulu, the Chairman of the Nigerian Union chapter in Kwazulu Natal Province of South Africa, the victim was a native of Umunze in Orumba North Local Government of Anambra.

He said that an eyewitness informed the union that two police officers in mufti forcefully gained access to the victim`s house at Campbell Street in Durban at 2.am on Friday.

According to him, the officers immediately demanded money from Okori.

“When he refused, he was handcuffed, taken outside and shot dead. The officers took away his cell phone, e-passport and other valuable documents. The relative of the victim was tortured and robbed of his belongings while a third victim, a South African, was also robbed,” he said.

Eziagulu said that the Okori`s brother escaped from the house and called for help. Continue reading

Nasarawa State suspends Teachers & Principal for Flogging Students, bans Corporal Punishment

Nasarawa State Bans Teachers, Principal for Flogging Students - BellaNaija

The Nasarawa State Government has suspended the Principal of Government Science Secondary School, Nasarawa-Eggon, along with 3 other teachers, for flogging students, 3m360 reports.

The officials of the school have reportedly been suspended for one month for the beating of the students as seen in a video that trended on social media.

The update was reportedly confirmed to Northern City News by the state’s Commissioner for Education Tijjani Ahmed.

The matter is being investigated, he added, to enable the ministry take appropriate action. He said:                                                                Continue reading

Music Repcap : Play @shuleydee

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Shuleydee drops another monster hit #play. After a string of  Multiple Street Hit Singles Back To Back  blasting everywhere her catogenic cosmopolitan melody puts us on a stand still like it break dance in the 80’s, ( i no go play you johnny ….queen of melody eh eh eh ) dope hooks , melodic jabs, slow flow #play 100 .


shuleydee is here to stay with her last single titled Red Cup , The multiple award winning highlife artiste (US/Africa Awards 2017, Assembly Awards , TopNaija music Awards )

she is a brand ambasador to Sutol Nigeria Ltd, DLG Clothing , #3J’s Hotel,

Shuleydee recently floated her Forever Records and is curently working on her visuals for play with shafly who shot Ayama.

the Song is also available for purchase and streaming on Itunes, Spotify, Amazon, Tidal etc.

Download and enjoy! click here #PLAY

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