Africa should have united and insisted that Toyota’s new Ghanaian plant only produces electric-powered vehicles

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) Over the last fortnight or so we have been making a lot of noise about the fact that Toyota is locating its new assembly plant in Ghana instead of Nigeria without debating the real issue. By 2030, about one third of the world’s cars will be electric, so why are we Africans not part of this environmental revolution?


Southeast governors say they are ready for dialogue after Ipob gives several conditions for peace

GOVERNORS of the five Igbo-speaking states in the southeast geo-political zone have said they are ready to engage in dialogue with the Indigenous People of Biafra (Ipob) to resolve their differences.



Nigerians in South Africa hopeful that Buhari's visit will bring an end to xenophobic attacks

NIGERIANS in South Africa have expressed delight that Presidents Muhammadu Buhari and Cyril Ramaphosa plant to hold a bilateral summit next month to address the incessant occurrences of xenophobic attacks against them.



Ahmed Musa drops out of Tuesday's Ukraine friendly after failing to recover from injury

SUPER Eagles winger Ahmed Musa has pulled out of Tuesday's friendly game against Ukraine after failing to recover from an injury he picked up in a league match for his Saudi Arabian clubside Al-Nassr.



Nnamdi Kanu warns southeastern governors that anyone owing salaries must not travel abroad

INDIGENOUS People of Biafra (Ipob) leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has warned governors from the five states of Nigeria's southeast geo-political zone that they should not travel abroad if they owe workers salaries or they face being attacked.



Boris Johnson faces the prospect of being sent to jail for defying the law over Brexit delay

BRITISH prime minister Boris Johnson is facing the prospect of being sent to prison for breaking the law as he looks set to defy parliament and refuse to enact recent a bill which compels him to ask for delay to the UK's exit from the European Union (EU).



Does Nigeria understand the importance of bilateral trade deals in creating wealth and combating xenophobia

By Akinfe

(1) As the xenophobic attacks in South Africa has suddenly forced Nigeria to come up with a coherent foreign policy, has it occurred to most of us that Abuja does not have any understandable and beneficial bilateral trade agreements with any other nation on earth. Everything is done on a case-by-case basis


UK House of Lords passes anti-Brexit bill forcing Boris to extend EU stay until January 31

BRITAIN'S House of Lords has approved the recent bill passed by the House of Commons compelling prime minister Boris Johnson to extend Brexit until January 31 by asking the European Union (EU) for a three month extension of his plans to leave the community.



74 year old woman gives birth to twin girls after being childless for 54 years of marriage

INDIAN septuagenarian Yerramatti Raja Rao has delivered a set of twins at a private hospital in Guntur city in India's East Godavari District at the ripe old age of 74 after being married for 54 years during which she was childless.



Pastor dies of starvation 20 days into his annual fasting period as he tried to emulate Jesus

PASTOR Brighton Samajomba of Zambia's Heaven Is My Home Church in the northwestern town of Solwezi has died of starvation 10 days before the end of his annual 30-day fasting programme as he tried to emulate Jesus.




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