The Federal Government has approved the sack of all the directors in the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) with immediate effect. All nine directors were dismissed by the Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika. Those affected are: Alhaji Salawu Ozigi (Director of Finance and Accounts), Dr. Joyce Nkemakolam (Director of Aerodrome and Airspace Standards), … [Read more...] about Nigerian Federal Government sacks all NCAA Directors
Is Romeo Okwara the new Nigerian nightmare in the National Football League? Born of Nigerian parentage in Charlotte, NC, Okwara is the undrafted DE for the New York Giants, and with the 6 ft 5 inblocking of a punt last week, he is already being touted as a force to reckon with in the NFL. Okwara is only 21 years old (June 17, 1995) and … [Read more...] about ROMEO OKWARA: A NEW NIGERIAN NIGHTMARE IN THE NFL?
National Mall Washington, D.C. 11:55 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: James Baldwin once wrote, “For while the tale of how we suffer, and how we are delighted, and how we may triumph is never new, it always must be heard.” For while the tale of how we suffer, and how we are delighted, and how we may triumph is never new, it always must be … [Read more...] about FULL TEXT OF REMARKS BY PRESIDENT OBAMA AT THE DEDICATION OF THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE
Dibie Ike Michael with PRESS AGENCY The first African American president and president of the United States of America, Barack Obama has officially opened the first US national museum on African-American history in Washington, DC. Obama and his wife, Michelle Obama, on Saturday opened the new museum on the national mall by ringing a … [Read more...] about FIRST AFRICAN-ANERICAN MUSEUM OPENS IN WASHINGTON, DC
Nigeria's Imo State governor Owelle Rochas Okorocha has rewarded three Paralympic gold medallists from his state with gifts of cash and a car. Mr Okorocha hosted powerlifting gold medallists Roland Ezurike, Nwosu Ndidi and Josephine Orji at the state house in Owerri on Thursday. The governor then announced a cash gift of 1m naira ($3,100, … [Read more...] about PARALYMIC GOLD MEDALISTS FROM IMO STATE, NIGERIA, REWARDED BY THE GOVERNOR WITH CASH AND CARS