Day: April 27, 2019

What North Korea told Putin about Trump-led US govt

North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un told Russian President Vladimir Putin that peace and security on the Korean peninsula depended on the U.S., warning that a state of hostility could easily return, North Korean media said on Friday. According to Reuters, Kim’s remarks during talks with Putin appeared aimed at pushing Washington to be more flexible on North Korean demands for an easing of international sanctions. U.S. President Donald Trump, who ended a second summit […]

PDP rejects Okorocha’s reason for failing to pay workers’ salaries, pensions

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Imo State has rejected claims that the state government’s inability to pay salaries and pensions arrears was as a result of the clampdown on the some state’s accounts by the Economic Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) and Independent Corruption Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC). The state governor, Rochas Okorocha, had through the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mark Uchendu, said following the series of petitions written by […]

Dickson probes activities of appointees, PDP leaders during 2019 elections

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has inaugurated committees to investigate the activities of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders and his appointees during the just-concluded 2019 general elections. Dickson, who was represented by his Deputy and Central Chairman of the committees, Rear Admiral John Jonah, said they have one week to complete the assignment. At Inauguration on Saturday at the Government House, Jonah said: “These committees are to evaluate the performances and roles played by party […]

Indonesia’s presidential rivals both declare election win

Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Thursday declared victory in a presidential election to lead the world’s third-largest democracy, but his challenger also claimed he won and complained of widespread cheating. The stand-off comes as security officials and analysts warned of potential violence in the world’s most populous Muslim nation over the election dispute. Unofficial results from private pollsters based on vote samples from Wednesday’s election pointed to a comfortable win for Widodo, with about 55 […]

Africa’s Richest Pastors: Combining Faith, Business Success And Hedonism

Many choose the ways of religion, but the few who are ordained to become pastors are likely to be the most influential, reputable, and, of course, rich. Nowadays being a pastor is proven to also be quite the profitable occupation, mostly due to the extremely high number of believers and followers they lead, the worldwide exposure and other profitable endeavors.   This list reviews selected Reverends, Pastors, Prophets and Christian leaders. On one hand, we […]