NGO Trains Over 200 Indigent Delta Women In Skills Acquisition

……set to empower 50 with starter parks     Omamuzo Efidhere In a bid to expand opportunities for women’s entrepreneurship, education, and employment, Dr. Rhoda Makinde Initiative, DROMI, a Non-Governmental Organization is training over two hundred indigent delta women in skills acquisition. Fielding questions from journalist at the ongoing free one week skill acquisition training holding at the hall of Anointing Intl. Group of Schools, Ughelli, Prince Happy Igho Umukoro, stated that the objective of the Delta edition was to empower women to be self-reliant, sufficient and empowered so that…

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NGO Proposes Bill Against Elder Abuse

A Non-Governmental Organisation, Dew-Drop Foundation on Tuesday in Enugu held an advocacy walk against elder abuse calling for criminalisation of the act to serve as deterrent to potential abusers of elderly persons in Enugu state. According to the reports, the Executive Director of the Foundation, Mrs Agatha Nnaji led other partner organisations including the VOICE and Centre for Gender Economics Africa to a sensitisation walk against elder abuse to critical government stakeholders including the Executive, the Legislature and the Judiciary on the urgent need to develop policy framework to protect…

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Pressure Group Urges Bulkachuwa To Abide The Oath Of Office She Sworn To Protect

    A political pressure group, Nigeria Democracy Defenders has advised the President of the Nigeria Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachuwa not to divert from the contents of the oath of office she sworn to protect to save the judiciary from imminent and impending constitutional breach over the continuous refusal to hear the Election Appeals from the decision of the election petition tribunal emanating from Delta state. It would be recalled that the National and State House of Assembly Election Tribunal sitting in Asaba, Delta State delivered judgments…

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Adjogbe Gets Award of Excellence From PHEW Foundation

  .…. seeks solution to national challenges By Victor Bieni UGHELLI- The Director- General of PHEW Foundation International, Engr. Queen Uche Chigbo has said that the group has decided to honour the erstwhile Executive Director, Projects, Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Engr Dr Samuel Adjogbe, FNSE to commend his past and present contributions to national development and SDGs. Engr. Adjogbe stated that for Sustainable development Goals (SDGs) to be impactful, it must address national challenges. He made this remark recently when a delegation from a non-governmental organisation, PHEW Foundation International,…

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Donald Trump takes swipe at Apple for ditching iPhone home button

President Donald Trump took a swipe at Apple chief Tim Cook with a tweet lamenting the removal of the iPhone home button. “To Tim: The Button on the IPhone was FAR better than the Swipe! (sic)”he tweeted Friday. Trump switched from android mobile to an iPhone in March 2017, the same year Apple dropped the physical home button from its top models. This earlier shift seemed to be the target of presidential ire, rather Apple’s latest iPhone 11 release in September. It is not the first time Trump has cast…

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Brexit: EU prepares to grant UK three-month extension

The EU is preparing to sign off on a Brexit extension to 31 January 2020 with an option for the UK to leave earlier if a deal is ratified, according to a leaked draft of the agreement seen by the Guardian. Despite objections raised by the French government, a paper to be agreed on Monday circulated among member states suggests the EU will accede to the UK’s request for a further delay. The UK would be able to leave on the first day of the month after a deal is…

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Sola Sobowale, Adesua Etomi win at AMAA 2019 — full list

The role of Eniola in the Nigerian movie titled “King of Boys” ensured Sola Sobowale emerges as the Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) 2019. Adesua Etomi who also acted as Kemi in King of Boys won the award of Best Actress in a Supporting Role, while “King of Boss” emerged as Best Nigerian film. AMAA 2019 kicked off with a red carpet at about 5 PM at the Landmark Event Centre on Sunday, October 27, 2019. Actress and producer, Kemi Lala Akindoju,…

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Does staring at a woman’s breast elongate a man’s life?

Over the years, medical scientists have suggested that women live longer than men with researches showing a survival advantage for females in all reviews. Researches have also been carried out toward unraveling the cause of this riddle. Two researchers, Stephen Austad and Katherine Fischer, both of the University of Alabama, U.S., in a piece published on June 14, 2016, held that humans are “the only specie in which one sex is known to have ubiquitous survival advantage.’’ It said that the sex difference in longevity might be one of the…

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23-year old woman steals SUV, phones worth N1 million after sex romp

A team of detectives, led by the Divisional Police Officer, Ikeja Police Station, CSP Gbenga Ogunsaki, has arrested one Miss Deborah Nwachukwu, 23, for stealing a Toyota jeep, cash and items worth N1 million. DSP Bala Elkana, the Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), said this in a statement released to newsmen on Sunday. According to Elkana, the suspect is an indigene of Abia and resided at No. 19 Irewale Street, Ipade Area, Lagos. He further explained that Nwachukwu stole the Toyota Jeep, two Samsung S10, wrist watch, designer…

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Argentina gets new president amid economic crisis

Centre-left opposition candidate Alberto Fernández has been elected president of Argentina in a vote dominated by economic concerns. Fernández secured more than the 45% of the vote needed to win, beating conservative incumbent Mauricio Macri. Raucous crowds gathered at Fernández’s election headquarters to celebrate the result. The vote was held amid an economic crisis that has left a third of Argentina’s population in poverty. Macri had trailed behind his challenger in pre-election polls and was trounced by the opposition in primary elections in August. He conceded defeat on Sunday night.…

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