The new Abeokuta Train Station which was named after Professor Wole Shoyinka ,the 1986 winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in literature, is now set to resume full operation as the 156km Lagos Ibadan Standard Gauge Rail Line is set for formal Commissioning by Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari after the completion of all Major Construction works on the standard gauge line.
Oby Ezekwesili a human right activitist and a 2018 nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize has questioned the Northerns why they are not talking about all the insecurities happening in the region. She made this known when she tweeted Some of our Northern Brothers and Sisters: Stop disturbing @MBuhari . He is doing very well. He has won the terrorism war. You bigots are just angry at him. Same some of our Northern Brothers and Sisters: Why are you not talking about the killings in the North? We: 🚶🏾♀️🚶🏾♂️🚶🏾♀️🚶🏾♂️✍🏾
Oby Ezekwesili is one of the few folks held in high esteem when it comes to politicking in Nigeria. She had occupied a handful of governmental and international position, all of which she was adjudged to have done well. However, she has also refused top-notch positions from the government. She refused the ministerial appointment on two occasions which was offered to her by Yardua and Goodluck Jonathan. As result of this, many have accused her of dodging responsibilities because she is proud and afraid of performing
The Nobel peace prize has always been revered, respected for its importance and the recognition it gives to those who have done well in an attempt to bring peace to the world. For instance, people such as Gandhi, and Mother Teresa. However, there are times when the peace prize is given to someone in history and the world simply became doubtful of the process that leads to the selection process.
Instagram Shames Dino Melaye, Says He Is Peddling Fake News. Former Senator who represented Kogi West in the 8th National Assembly has been shamed by Instagram. The social media platform flagged his recent post as fake. The controversial former lawmaker had posted a screenshot on his Instagram home page a statement credited to Congolese Naubel Laureate, Dr. Denis Mukwege. The internationally respected Naubel Laureate holder was alleged to have said he resigned from Congo's COVID-19 team for his refusal to
Oby Ezekwesili and Aisha Yesufu reacts to the killing of 43 farmers in Borno. See what they said. The former Vice-President of the World Bank's Africa division and a Nobel Peace Prize Nominee for her work in transparency in the extractive sector, Obiageli Ezekwesili, porpulaly known as Oby Ezekwesili and her fellow in advocacy and #BringBackOurGirls campaign, Aisha Yesufu, have reacted to the latest and the most horrific attack of the dreaded Bokoharam group on farmers in the Northeastern part of the country.
Liberia was the first country that elected woman as their president in Africa. Liberia’s trailblazing former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf will launch a plan on Sunday to help other African women reach the top in a continent dominated by male heads of state. Johnson Sirleaf, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, became Africa’s first elected female head of state in 2006 and stepped down in 2018 in the war-scarred West African state’s first peaceful democratic transition in seven decades. “We’re creating
Pre. Trump Reports His "Trump Doctrine"Nobel Peace Prize Nomination as The 'Lame Stream Media' Won't
President of The United State Donald Trump has always complained of how the American media can always be bias in their reportage of even or activities that concerns him, especially if the event is the type that put his in a bright side or portray his goodness, which is one of the reasons the American White House occupant has embraced Twitter as a way of reaching out and sharing information that concerns him. Recently, Trump used his Twitter to say that, he is going to announce his "Trump Doctrine" earn him a
Evidently, archbishop Desmond Tutu is one of the most respected persons in the African continent and many other countries in the world. The octogenarian has displayed his leadership quality on several occasions. There is no doubt that archbishop Tutu is not just a religious leader but also a social and political leader. He has participated in so many sociopolitical activities both in South Africa and many other countries. For instance, he is believed to be very active during the anti apartheid protest in South
Donald Trump is the 45th president of the United States of America and one of it's oldest presidents, he was born on the 14th of June 1946(which means he is four years younger than President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria). Over the years, President Donald Trump has been known for his strict leadership style, blunt statements on racism, logical analysis that leaves no room for sentiments, various allegations and misconducts. Despite that, he has been norminated for the Nobel Peace Prize after helping to broker
Ever since the endsars protests began in Nigeria, there have been lots of crises beginning with the carnage at Lekki Toll Gate, Lagos.The Nigeria Government has tried to bring the protests to a stop. Its focus is mainly on social media through which most of the bloody activities were showcased, hence calling most of the graphic evidences products of Photoshop and then fining three tv stations that displayed some of the videos. The most recent is freezing of the bank accounts of the young endsars protesters.
Nobel Peace Prize is an annual prestigious prize awarded separately in six different fields (physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature, economics, and the promotion of peace). It is given to those who have made the greatest benefit or impact to humankind in the preceding year.
Nobel Peace Prize: Navalny, Trump, Thunberg and WHO among nominees as nominations close. Russian dissident Navalny Alexei, the World Health Organisation and climate campaigner Thunberg Greta have joined Trump among a list of anticipated options for the Nobel Peace Prize, according to a poll of Norwegian MPs who are qualified to propose nominees and who have a trail record of perfect guessing the champion. Mr Navalny, Ms Thunberg and the WHO – for its Covax programme to conserve fair access to Coronavirus vaccines
Wangarĩ Muta Maathai (1 April 1940 – 25 September 2011) was a Kenyan social, environmental, and political activist and the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize. As a beneficiary of the Kennedy Airlift she studied in the United States, earning a Bachelor's Degree from Mount St. Scholastica and a Master's Degree from the University of Pittsburgh.
President Trump’s Middle East peace initiatives appear to have sent a strong message of hope to the Free world. In fact, Trump was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize when He brought Israel and its two Arab neighbors to the negotiating table. Now that Saudi Arabia and others are also joining, it looks like Trump and Israel are not simply asking for a token friendships only. But Trump and Netanyahu of Israel envisage this deal to have a good economic and public relations appeal to the region as well. Even Sudan
Nobel Peace Prize is a prestigious award given annually to a person or persons that has done a great work for peace. It is also one of six annual prizes that are awarded to people for important work in the fields of literature, physics, chemistry, medicine, and economics.
According to information from Punch Newspapers, nominees for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize have been named. The winner of this year's edition will be announced in October 2021. Recall that last edition was won by Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. Abiy resolved a border conflict with neighboring Eritrea. This made him the most qualified for the last year's award. According to Nobel Committee, this year's edition has 210 individuals and 107 organizations vying for the price. However, we are going to look at some
Stacey Abrams has been nominated for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize for her work advocating for, protecting, and expanding U.S. voting rights, at NowThis reports: Abrams founded Fair Fight Action after her closely fought race for Governor of Georgia State, U.S. in 2018. She has dedicated the last two years to combating voter suppression in Georgia and advocating for all Americans, particularly minority communities and those in lower income neighbors, to fill out the 2020 census. Her efforts are considered to
In it's annual awards to individuals and groups efforts in making this world a better place. The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the 2020 Nobel Peace prize to the World Food Programme (WFP). This was done, quoting them verbatim, "for it's efforts to combat hunger, for it's contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict affected areas and for acting as a driving force in efforts to prevent the of hunger as a weapon of war and conflict." Every year, I look forward to this awards expecting