MISPLACED PRIORITIES: Peter Okoye’s warning to Nigerian youths

Popular Nigerian singer, Peter Okoye of P-Square fame has thrown shades at unemployed graduates who are still rooting for the ruling party to continue in the next general elections. The father of two via his social media platform wrote, “A graduate with no job. You manage to buy a smartphone and come on social media … Continue reading MISPLACED PRIORITIES: Peter Okoye’s warning to Nigerian youths

Ghanaian people dying of hunger, country experiencing 1983 famine – Oboy Siki

Oboy Siki, a well-known Kumawood actor who goes by the real name Nana Ofori Agyemang, has lashed out at Akufo-Addo's government over the rising cost of food items. According to Oboy Siki, the current situation is a re-introduction of the infamous 1983 famine. During an exclusive interview with Ghanaman TV, which Modernghana News monitored, the controversial actor … Continue reading Ghanaian people dying of hunger, country experiencing 1983 famine – Oboy Siki

Religious Profiling and Hate: Why you should not judge other people

Photo by Keira Burton on Pexels.com The judge asked the killer of former Egyptian President, Anwar Sadat, "Why did you kill Sadat?" He said to him, "Because he is secular!" The judge replied: "What does secular mean?" The killer said: "I don't know!" In the case of the attempted assassination of the late Egyptian writer, … Continue reading Religious Profiling and Hate: Why you should not judge other people

Kenya election and political lessons for the Nigerian electorates

August 9, 2022 could have been a random day across the world; in faraway Kenya, it's a special day for over 50 million citizens to vote for a president who will steer the affairs of their country for the next 5 years. The question of how President Uhuru Kenyatta's two terms in power had fared … Continue reading Kenya election and political lessons for the Nigerian electorates

IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL: Will Biden administration repeat history without paying a price?

Iran wants a deal on its nuclear program 'as soon as possible,' but doesn't want to be trapped into a bad deal, according to an advisor to its negotiatiing team. U.S. President Joe Biden's administration has been trying to resurrect the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, named the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which was … Continue reading IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL: Will Biden administration repeat history without paying a price?

2022 MTV Awards: Rap stars Nicki Minaj, LL Cool J and Jack Harlow to anchor the event

The MTV Awards later this month will have not one host but three, with rap stars LL Cool J, Nicki Minaj and Jack Harlow all set to anchor the ceremony. They’ll introduce and present the famous Moonmen trophies alongside performers including Lizzo, Anitta, BLACKPINK, J Balvin, Måneskin, Kane Brown, Marshmello with Khalid, and Panic! At … Continue reading 2022 MTV Awards: Rap stars Nicki Minaj, LL Cool J and Jack Harlow to anchor the event

China kicks against US-Taiwan trade talks, military drills

China is resolutely opposed to trade talks between the U.S. and the Taiwan region under a so-called "U.S.-Taiwan Initiative on 21st-Century Trade," the Ministry of Commerce said on Thursday. The one-China principle is the prerequisite for China's Taiwan region to take part in overseas economic cooperation, the ministry's spokesperson Shu Jueting told a press briefing. … Continue reading China kicks against US-Taiwan trade talks, military drills

DPRK launches 2 cruise missiles toward western waters

North Korean nuclear warhead The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) fired two cruise missiles toward the western waters, Yonhap news agency reported, citing a military official in Seoul. The military authorities of the Republic of Korea and the United States were reportedly assessing the details of the missiles. It was the second DPRK launch … Continue reading DPRK launches 2 cruise missiles toward western waters

Who is William Samoei Ruto?

Barring a petition filed lodged to contest the results of Kenya's recently completed presidential election campaign, William Samoei Ruto will be sworn into office as Kenya's fifth president on August 30, taking over from Uhuru Kenyatta who has completed his constitutionally allowed two 5-year terms. The petition must be filed within seven days. So, who … Continue reading Who is William Samoei Ruto?

Catholic bishops accept Lalong’s apology

The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria has accepted the apology tendered by Governor Simon Bako Lalong of Plateau State over his reference to the Pope while trying to explain the rationale behind his acceptance of the Director General, All Progressive Congress Presidential Campaign Council which attracted condemnations in some quarters. Governor Lalong was condemned by … Continue reading Catholic bishops accept Lalong’s apology