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Man, 87, buys third coffin ahead of his funeral

An 87-year-old man from Busia, Kenya has bought a new coffin for his “future” burial ceremony. The man, identified as Aloise Otieng’ Ng’ombe, is said to have bought a coffin worth Ksh58,000 (GHS 3,900) for his burial. K2TV reported that Aloise had also bought coffins in 2009 and 2012. The …

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Abia 2023: ADP House of Representatives standard bearer, Meregini tasks Ikwuano/Umuahia citizens on Permanent Voters’ Cards

The 2023 House of Representatives Candidate of Action Democratic Party (ADP) for the seat of Ikwuano/Umuahia federal Constituency of Abia state, Chief Paul Meregini, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure adequate provision of logistics to enable all eligible citizens of the state and the country …

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Commonwealth snubs Zimababwe

Zimbabwe’s bid to be re-admitted into the Commonwealth group of nations appears to have flopped after the economic bloc snubbed the Southern African country. The Commonwealth Heads of Governments Meeting ended in Kigali, Rwanda, on Saturday with deafening silence on Zimbabwe’s re-admission bid. The Commonwealth, however, admitted two former French …

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Missing former Nigerian diplomat found dead in US

Police in Tuckahoe, New York, United States, have found the body of a former Nigerian diplomat, Ambassador Ejeviome Otobo. The 70-year-old, AMB Ejeviome Eloho Otobo was declared missing by Police in Tuckahoe, New York in United States of America. It was learnt that Ejeviome Otobo went missing on Wednesday, June …

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Gabon and Togo join the Commonwealth

The Commonwealth has admitted Gabon and Togo as its 55th and 56th members respectively. Both countries are former French colonies. Leaders accepted applications by the two west African countries at the closing session of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Kigali, Rwanda. It follows formal expressions of interest by …

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Zimbabwe lobbies to rejoin Commonwealth

Zimbabwe at the ongoing Commonwealth summit in Rwanda continued with lobbying for readmission 18 years after it was thrown out of the body over allegations of human rights abuses. President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government submitted an application on May 15, 2018 to re-join the grouping of 54 countries, a year after …

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