President Muhammadu Buhari signs bill against discrimination of persons with disability

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday signed into law a legislation that will henceforth criminalise common discriminations against persons with disabilities. The Discrimination against Persons with Disabilities (Prohibition) Act would see corporate entities and individuals face excruciating sanctions if found guilty of discriminating against persons with impairments, according to Ita Enang, the president’s National Assembly liaison… Read More President Muhammadu Buhari signs bill against discrimination of persons with disability

One dead, dozens injured following platform collapse at presidential campaign rally in Borno State

At least one person died while over 50 people were injured on Monday after a platform at President Muhammadu Buhari’s election campaign venue in Maiduguri, Borno State, collapsed, witnesses said. President Buhari campaigned for his reelection in the state capital and the All Progressives Congress event at the Ramat Square was attended by thousands of… Read More One dead, dozens injured following platform collapse at presidential campaign rally in Borno State

Fire torches Guinness Nigeria brewery in Abia State

A wildfire on Friday engulfed parts of the Guinness Nigeria Plc, Aba Brewery, Abia, razing bottles, chemicals, office structures and furniture to ashes. Firefighters battled hard to contain the fire, which started at about 11 a.m. on Friday and blazed on till late in the evening. Okezie Uche, Aba Fire Service Commander, said that his… Read More Fire torches Guinness Nigeria brewery in Abia State

Algeria to hold presidential election on April 18

Algeria on Friday announced a presidential election for April 18 without indicating whether veteran leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika would stand, following calls for his nomination by a loyal ruling caste of businessmen, trade unions and the military. The 81-year old leader, who has been in office since 1999 and rarely been seen in public since suffering… Read More Algeria to hold presidential election on April 18

Unknown gunmen murder Ghanaian investigate journalist Ahmed Hussein-Suale

Gunmen in Ghana killed an investigative journalist who had helped uncover corruption in football, rights groups and his employer said on Thursday. Ahmed Hussein-Suale was shot three times by men on a motorbike while driving home from work on Wednesday in the capital Accra, said his production company Tiger Eye PI. “We … are terribly… Read More Unknown gunmen murder Ghanaian investigate journalist Ahmed Hussein-Suale

Daniel Amoateng voted 2018 Most Influential Young Ghanaian

Civil engineer, speaker, author, philanthropist and prophet, Daniel Amoateng has been voted the 2018 Most Influential Young Ghanaian in the 4th edition of the annual ranking poll by leading international rating firm, Avance Media. Prophet Daniel Amoateng who was nominated under the Leadership & Civil Society beat competition from other 49 influential young Ghanaians from… Read More Daniel Amoateng voted 2018 Most Influential Young Ghanaian