Boris Johnson apologizes for missing Brexit deadline

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he will apologize to Conservative Party members who voted for him based on his promise to take Britain out of the European Union by Oct. 31. He told Sky News on Sunday that it was a matter of “deep regret” that he failed to do so. Asked if he was sorry about missing the deadline, Johnson said: “Yes, absolutely.” Johnson’s plant to leave the EU on Oct. 31 with or without a divorce deal was blocked by Parliament, which required him to seek…

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Breast Cancer Awareness: MWAN Leadership Launches  Project On Self-Examination

  By Victor Bieni ASABA- The National President, Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN), Dr. Mrs Minnie Oseji has said that the group has launched Women’s Right To Heath Information (WORTHI) Project for early Detection of Breast Cancer in each states of the six selected states in the country. This was disclosed to our reporter in a press release by MWAN Leadership today from the group’s National Secretariat at Asaba, Delta State Capital. The selected six states in the country included amongst others the followings: Delta, Kogi, Kebbi, Ondo, Kaduna…

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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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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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Delta born Journalist, Anthony Awunor Emerges Best Aviation Writer of The Year

  By Victor Bieni Leadership Newspaper Editor (Assistant Business Editor) cum Journalist, Mr Anthony Awunor has emerged the best Aviation writer of the year 2019 at the 13th Nigeria Media Nite-Out Award. The media guru spoke to our reporter today at DEOs Hotel, Asaba, Delta State Capital Stated that the annual award ceremony was held at the Lagos Airport Hotel, recently as witnessed by the crème-de-la-crème of the society, especially in politics, business, and entertainment, property, banking, ICT, media and others. According to wunor, he was announced as winner of…

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Delta Born Cyber Security Expert Sets To Train Nigerians on Clouding And Computing

  By Victor Bieni A Professor of Cyber Security, Professor Alex Atawa Akpodiete has disclosed that his World acclaimed Information Communication Technological Company, Atawa Technologies LLC in Conjunction with Atawa training Institute will conduct training trainings for students and all interested Nigerians in two different centres in Nigeria to start with, precisely Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal capital territory and Asaba, Delta State Capital. Professor Akpodiete who spoke to our reporter via telephone stated that the training will presents, students will be trained on: ICT Fundamentals+, Cyber Security, and Cloud computing essentials.…

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Delta State Gov’t Sets To Partner With Genuine NGOs To Eradicate Poverty

SEMCCA inaugurates Delta Executives By Joel Grandball/ Omamuzo Efidhere   Delta State Governor, Sen. Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, has stated that the State government is ready to partner with genuine NGOs to eradicate poverty. Governor Okowa who was represented by Chika Ossai, Commissioner forTrade and Investment, during the inauguration of the state chapter of SEMCCA at Ughelli, Delta held that government has over the years carried out various kinds of empowerment programmes that will better the lives of Deltans. According to Okowa, “Government commitment towards the eradication of poverty of Deltans…

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Nawa For Nigeria

  By Sunny Awhefeada We grew up cherishing the Pidgin English. Growing up in Evwreni and coming to maturation in Ughelli, the Pidgin English was our linguistic staple. The proximity of both settings to Warri made them a forte for pidgin to thrive. And we enjoyed the undiluted form of it. Since my earliest years were in Kaduna and Ibadan, I didn’t encounter the Pidgin English early enough like my later playmates in Evwreni and Ughelli.   But once I encountered the language I embraced it body, spirit and soul.…

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First man to conduct spacewalk Alexei Leonov passes on

Alexei Leonov, a Soviet-era cosmonaut who was the first man to conduct a spacewalk in 1965, died in Moscow on Friday aged 85 after a long illness. The Russian space agency Roscosmos said it was saddened to announce the death of “cosmonaut No 11” who was twice decorated with the country’s top honour, the Hero of the Soviet Union. Leonov was a close friend of Yury Gagarin, who became the first human to go to outer space in 1961. Four years later Leonov made history when he left a spacecraft…

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Crown University Gets Global Chartered Status From Government of USA

  By Victor Bieni The Vice Chancellor, Crown University International Chartered Inc. ( Ghana, Americas and other partner Campuses Worldwide), ( Formerly Crown University College, Accra Ghana, Professor Sir, Bashiru Aremu has Commended the Government of United States of America for granting the Institution global chartered status as Chartered body to offer both Academic, Technical and Professional courses Worldwide( all the countries of the World). The VC disclosed this to our reporter today in a telephone conversation when asked the reason the higher Institution now bears a new name and…

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