You’re A Politician, Trump Blasts Pope Francis

-Adewale Adetoyese US President, Donald Trump has replied Pope Francis, who earlier criticized him and described him as non-Christian. TellAfrica gathered that Trump responded to the criticism at a campaign rally in Kiawah Island, S.C., describing the Pope as a politician. Trump equally warned the pontiff about the Islamic State, who he said: “their primary goal is to get to the Vatican.” “If and when the Vatican is attacked,” he said, “the pope would only wish and have prayed that Donald Trump would have been elected President.” The President had…

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The President Of Nigeria Receives Backlash Over Anti-Feminist Actions

-Doyinsola Johnson The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has faced criticism after only listing one woman in the renaming of railway stations. last Monday, Mr.Buhari had named 23 different train stations after “deserving Nigerians” that has contributed to the progress and development of their communities, areas and the country. Along those named were former Nigerian leaders, serving ministers and Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka. Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, a feminist and activist who was also mother of Afrobeat music legend Fela Kuti,was the only woman honored with this privilege . People have suggested…

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Saoirse McHugh Quits Green Party

-sayo Johnson Saoirse McHugh, now a former member of the European Parliament (MEP) and the green party has left the Green political party. She stated that she left because it was toxic. Saoirse says that she has been disappointed in the party for the last year. She also goes on to say that she and others were against joining government with  with Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael, as they think that they would push social justice aside and austerity measures would be implemented to pay back any pandemic debt. Here is…

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Nigerian Diplomatic Mission Faces Uncertainty As Cronyism Becomes The Order Of The Day Under President Buhari’s Administration

 The administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has systematically eroded the ethos of professionalism and decurum in the Nigerian diplomatic service in favour of political loyalist and cronyism. Where career diplomat who are well trained and fit for purpose have been rendered useless and left to suffer aberration in the appointment of Ambassadors. In July 2015, envoys appointed by the Jonathan Administration were recalled. This development resulted in all 93 Nigeria’s embassies and high commissions to be left without substantive heads for over one year until the government finally decided to…

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CATHOLIC CLERGY SEEKS BETTER DEAL FOR NIGERIAN YOUTHS

The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev. Alfred Adewale Martins has reiterated the need for all stakeholders and government at all levels to create an enabling environment for the young people to thrive in their undertakings. Archbishop Martins said efforts should be intensified in creating a conducive environment in order to positively harness the gifts and talents of the youthful population for the emancipation of a greater Nigerian nation. The Archbishop made the observation at the recent graduation of the 32 pioneer graduates of St Augustine University, Ilara, Lagos State.…

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