Daily Archives: October 30, 2020

Why US opposed Okonjo-Iweala as consensus candidate for WTO Director-General

The United States opposed Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the consensus candidate to lead the WTO. It has now been revealed that the US said it is supporting South Korean trade minister, Yoo Myung-hee, to become the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation because she is a “trade expert”. US Trade Representative, Robert Lighthizer, while giving reasons for opposing Okonjo-Iweala,…

Veteran singer, Prince Morroco Maduka dies at 76

Veteran singer, Prince Morroco Maduka, has died. He was 76 years old. The singer passed away on Thursday afternoon, October 29. He celebrated his 60th year as a singer this year. The chairman of the Anambra chapter, Performing Musician Association of Nigeria, Ikeme Mazeli, announced his passing in a statement released this evening ”With heavy heart of sorrow…We the entire…

Arrest without arraignment of suspected looters/curfew defaulters shows the police is only paying lip service to calls for a reform- NBA president, Olumide Akpata

The President of the Nigeria Bar Association NBA, Olumide Akpata, has said the arrest and detainment of suspected looters or curfew defaulters without their arraignment in court within the stipulated time by law, shows that the police hierarchy is yet to get the message of the recent #EndSARS protests or is an indication that they…