California man who spent 39 years in prison gets $21 million for wrongful conviction

A California man who was wrongfully convicted for killing an ex-girlfriend and her son four decades ago has reached a $21 million settlement with the city of Simi Valley, officials said. Craig Coley, 71, was sentenced to life in prison … Continue reading California man who spent 39 years in prison gets $21 million for wrongful conviction

Meet Wendy, Nigeria’s NASA Whizz, Who Is First Black Woman To Bag PhD In Aerospace Engineering

Nigeria is known for producing geniuses who almost always break barriers in their several industries. These Nigerians have put the country on the map and in the eye of the global community with their amazing talents. A young Nigerian lady … Continue reading Meet Wendy, Nigeria’s NASA Whizz, Who Is First Black Woman To Bag PhD In Aerospace Engineering

2019 election: INEC will not disappoint the world, Yakubu assures German ambassador

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, says the commission will not disappoint Nigeria and the world in the conduct of the forthcoming general elections. Yakubu made the pledge when he received the German Ambassador to … Continue reading 2019 election: INEC will not disappoint the world, Yakubu assures German ambassador

Whitmer: State should increase purchases from disadvantaged businesses

The state must attempt to buy more from small businesses in disadvantaged areas and increase contracts with them under an executive directive signed on Friday by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. The directive requires the state Department of Technology, Management and Budget to adopt policies that will increase purchases from opportunity zones or businesses that are “geographically disadvantaged.” The order expands opportunities for businesses “falling behind” without support needed to succeed in their communities, Whitmer said. “No one is asking for special treatment,” Whitmer said. “There’s a sense that the wheels are greased for the people who are incumbent contractors.” The directive honors promises … Continue reading Whitmer: State should increase purchases from disadvantaged businesses

Mohamed Salah Wins CAF African Player Of The Year

Mohamed Salah has been named African Player of the Year for the second time in succession. Salah defended his crown after scoring 44 goals for Liverpool and Egypt in 2018. He finished as the 2017-18 Premier League Golden Boot winner with 32 goals. Liverpool team-mate Sadio Mane and Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang also made the three-man shortlist for the award. Continue reading Mohamed Salah Wins CAF African Player Of The Year

FG, labour sign pact, National Assembly to get minimum wage bill Jan 23

The Federal Government and organised labour in the country on Tuesday finally reached an agreement that the Presidency would send the National Minimum Wage (Amendment) Bill to the National Assembly after three days of meetings. The agreement came on a day that labour unions staged a nationwide protest over the non-transmission of the bill to the National Assembly by the Federal Government. Unlike other meetings, the Tuesday meeting lasted for fewer hours. However, President of Trade Union Congress, Kaigama Bobboi, warned that if the Federal Government reneged on the date it promised to transmit the bill to the National Assembly, … Continue reading FG, labour sign pact, National Assembly to get minimum wage bill Jan 23

Oyo govt rebuilds Ayefele’s Music House

The Oyo State government has rebuilt Gospel singer, Yinka Ayefele’s `Music house’ it demolished in 2018. Ayefele expressed his gratitude to the Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, for rebuilding the once-demolished ‘Music House’ allegedly valued at N800m. He took to his instagram page @yinkaayefele to share his appreciation with a card, saying “Thank you sir, we appreciate you”. The card read, “The management and staff of Yinka Ayefele Limited is using this medium to thank his Excellency, the Executive Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi for rebuilding the music house.” Following Ayefele’s appreciation message, fans congratulated Ayefele on getting … Continue reading Oyo govt rebuilds Ayefele’s Music House

American Actor Michael Jai White Reveals That He and His Wife Are Ghanaians

The popular American actor, Michael Jai White, known for his numerous movie roles, has revealed that he and his wife are Ghanaians. Michael has recently been enthroned King in a traditional Ghanaian region, Akwamu. . His name is now Nana Akoto III. “It was a great honor to be crowned King of the Akwau Kingdom of Ghana … I am really proud to be part of Ghana’s Akwamu. I went home, the land from which my ancestors were removed. I will continue to represent and promote this beautiful land and its rich culture, “said the actor after his enthronement. In a post on his … Continue reading American Actor Michael Jai White Reveals That He and His Wife Are Ghanaians