Chimamanda discusses democracy, feminism, race, others with Angela Merkel -GCFRNG

Award-winning author of Half of a Yellow Sun and Americanah, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, joined German Chancellor Angela Merkel as guest speaker at the Düsseldorf’s Schauspielhaus theater last Wednesday. The duo held the audience spellbound in an hour-long conversation that covered topics like democracy, feminism, race, art, fashion, and social media. The conversation was moderated by  …

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We want 126 SUVs for justices — Appeal Court President -GCFRNG

President of the Court of Appeal, PCA, Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, on Monday, urged the Federal Government to urgently review the salaries of judicial officers in the country, asking for 45 Prado, 81 Hilux Sports Utility Vehicles, SUVs, for justices. Justice Dongban-Mensem lamented that salary structure for judges in Nigeria has consistently ranked poorly when compared …

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Non- indigenes absolve Monarch of imposing igbo leader in Ondo -GCFRNG

The crisis over the Eze Ndigbo chieftaincy title in Akure, the Ondo state capital took a new dimension as non indigenes yesterday absolved the traditional ruler of the town, Deji of Akureland, Oba Aladelusi Aladetoyinbo of alleged imposition of the lgbo leader. Recall that some lgbos in the state alleged that the monarch imposed High …

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Ebonyi Commissioner to farmers: Take Agriculture as business, become self reliant -GCFRNG

The Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Ebonyi State, Chief Moses Nomeh has charged farmers to take advantage of the benefits inherent in the Agricultural sector and engage in large scale commercial ventures. The Commissioner stated this during the flag off of a three day workshop organized by AfricaRice on Zero Hunger Project in collaboration …

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Anambra poll: Put your house in order INEC tells parties -GCFRNG

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has advised political parties featuring in Anambra governorship election to put their houses in order and carry out responsible campaigns. Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, gave the advice when he spoke with the Newsmen on Monday in Abuja. Okoye urged political …

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Sit-at-home: Markets, transporters, schools ignore Obiano’s order -GCFRNG

MOST streets in the various cities in Anambra State remained deserted yesterday despite the order given by Governor Willie Obiano that people should go about their normal businesses, the markets, privately -owned shops and inter-city transporters refusing to open. Schools, which were expected to reopen Monday remained shut as both teachers and pupils/students did not …

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Oil Production: Nigeria lacks capacity, records 315,000 bpd below new OPEC quota – Report -GCFRNG

THE Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, Monday, disclosed that Nigeria produced 315,000 bpd, indicating a drop of 20.27 per cent below its new 1.554 million barrels per day, mb/d quota, excluding Condensate in August 2021. The organization had granted the new quota to Nigeria in line with its moves to gradually return to a …

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Kogi Jailbreak: Escapee-inmates rearrested, some returned on their own — Gov Bello -GCFRNG

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has said most of the prisoners who escaped from the Kabba Custodial Centre have been rearrested through swift security network while some returned on their own. The governor disclosed this in a press statement signed Monday, by the State Commissioner for Information and Communications, Kingsley Fanwo. Vanguard reports that gunmen …

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Kano Assembly summons Internal Revenue Service chairman -GCFRNG

The Kano State House of Assembly has summoned Chairman of the Kano Internal Revenue Service, Mr. Abdulrazak Salihi, to appear before it over activities of the Board. The Majority Leader, Alhaji Labaran Madari (APC Warawa), in a matter of urgent public interest, moved the motion for the invitation of the chairman during plenary on Monday. …

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