Obasanjo cautions Ghana’s presidential candidates ahead of poll

Daud Olatunji, Abeokuta Nigeria’s Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has warned Ghana’s presidential candidates against violence ahead of the December 7 general elections. Obasanjo urged the key players in the elections to ensure the peace and stability of the West African country. Obasanjo’s letter was addressed to the leaders of Ghana’s leading political parties, the National […]

North Korea allegedly executed two as COVID-19 and economic woes angers supreme leader

(NNP) North Korea has reportedly executed two of its citizens on the orders of Kim Jong Un. This is according to South Korean lawmaker briefed by his country’s spy agency. One was said to have flaunted COVID-19 rules and the other was a foreign exchange trader who suffered the ultimate fate as a result of […]

Sudan loses former prime minister to Covid-19

(NNP) Sudan’s last prime minister, Sadiq al-Mahdi, has died at the age of 84. According to sources, he died in the United Arab Emirates where he had gone to seek treatment for corona virus infection. Sadiq al-Mahdi was the last democratically elected prime minister before he was overthrown by deposed dictator Omar al-Bashir in a […]

WTO boss: Coast clear for Okonjo-Iweala as South Korea withdraws candidate – Report

South Korea has decided to withdraw its candidate from the World Trade Organisation, WTO, director-general race, according to Washington Trade Daily. Yoo Myung-hee is South Korea’s Trade Minister and its candidate for the top job at the WTO following the resignation of Roberto Azevedo. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s candidate in the WTO race, had secured the […]

Okonjo-Iweala’s chances for WTO DG brighten as rival withdraws

Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s chances of securing the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) brightened yesterday as South Korea withdrew its candidate, Yoo Myung-hee, from the race. Washington Trade Daily quoted sources as saying that South Korea had notified the United States (U.S.) government of its decision and would make the […]

$500m Chinese debt sparks confusion in airport concession • FAAN former MDs, directors warn of hidden takeover

• FAAN former MDs, directors warn of hidden takeover • Reps set up sub-committee Federal Government’s plan to concession airports has run into difficulties over an existing debt and pact with China to build four new terminals at the cost of $500 million. The “concession within concession”, according to the coalition of aviation workers’ unions, […]

Pictures: AFCON qualifiers: Arsenal captain, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, and his Gabon teammates slept at the Gambian International Airport on Sunday

By Michael Adeshina Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and his Gabon teammates slept at the Banjul International Airport on Sunday. The Panthers were scheduled to play Gambia in Bakau on Monday and they arrived at the Banjul International Airport late on Sunday night but were delayed. According to reports, their passports were seized despite providing their […]

Why I will forever be indebted to Jerry Rawlings – Obasanjo

By Kazeem Ugbodaga Former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo has revealed why he would forever be indebted to late former President of Ghana, Jerry John Rawlings. Obasanjo made the revelation in a condolence message to the family of Rawlings and people of Ghana over the death of Rawlings. He said it was Rawlings who housed […]

Don’t leave Ghana, FG advises Nigerian traders facing persecution

By Omeiza Ajayi The Federal Government has asked Nigerian traders facing tough times in Ghana not to leave the country, but to exercise patience as it continues to engage the Ghanaian authorities and other relevant stakeholders with a view to addressing their challenges. Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola gave the advice Tuesday in his […]

Former Ghanaian military and civilian leader, Jerry Rawlings, dies at 73

(NNP) Former Ghanaian military and civilian leader, Flight Lt. Jerry John Rawlings, has died at the age of 73. According to reports, he died of COVID-19 complications. Rawlings first came to national prominence when he staged a failed coup on May 15, 1979. He was court-martialed and sentenced to death, only to emerge from prison […]

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