BREAKING THE SILENCE AND CHANGING ATTITUDES; BRITISH DEPUTY HIGH COMMISSION HOSTS WARIF, STAKEHOLDERS, TO RECEPTION ON SEXUAL AND GENDER BASED VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS.

As the first of a 2 week span of activities to mark International Women’s Day, the British Deputy High Commission hosted WARIF and a diverse selection of stakeholders from government, the entertainment industry, and civil society to a reception on Sexual and Gender Based Violence against Women and Girls, on Tuesday evening. The event, organized in collaboration with the Women at Risk Foundation WARIF; held at the British residence served...

NIGERIA MAJOR STOP AS UK TRADE COMMISSIONER EMBARKS ON TOUR OF AFRICA

On Friday February 23rd 2018 the UK’s Africa Trade Commissioner, Emma Wade-Smith, will be visiting Nigeria as part of a wider visit programme to the region, focusing on trade and investment. Her visit follows a number of senior British ministers across Africa including Foreign Secretary of State, Boris Johnson who visited Nigeria last August with the then Development Secretary; Sir Liam Fox, Secretary of State for Trade, visiting South Africa,...

The First Ever Community Sports Festival in Amuwo Odofin Ends in Grand Style

The maiden edition of the AmuwoGames tagged AmuwOOOlimpics2017 is done and dusted with the best teams crowned for the year. After 16 intersting games over a period of one month, we saw various athletes stand on top of the podium to claim the different AmuwoGames titles. The host team Mile 2 Lions came from behind to win the the overall champions title, with 9 Gold medals, 6 silver medals and...

DIRECTOR GENERAL, BPE VISITS SAHCOL – SAYS “SAHCOL IS A GOOD STORY”

The Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Alex Okoh has visited the Skyway Aviation Handling Company Limited, SAHCOL, as part of the bureau post privatization monitoring programme. After the physical inspection of SAHCOL facilities, Alex Okoh could not hide his admiration for SAHCOL, when he revealed that the initial briefing he had was that the SAHCOL facilities were ‘world class’, and that he was not expecting much...

Kenya Election Returns Were Hacked, Opposition Leader Says

KISUMU, Kenya — The Kenyan opposition leader, Raila Odinga, threw early results of the country’s presidential election into doubt on Wednesday, claiming that the electoral commission’s servers had been hacked to award the incumbent, Uhuru Kenyatta, a significant lead. Given Kenya’s history of postelection violence, Mr. Odinga’s comments renewed fears of deadly unrest, although he asked supporters to remain calm. Rights organizations have also warned of discrepancies in the preliminary...