Monthly Archives: September 2019

13 Year Old Nigerian To Attend The UN International High Level Conference

13 year old Blessing Ejindu, has been selected to participate in the October 7 International High-level Conference in Vienna Austria. Ejindu was picked by The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crimes, and is a student of the Battle Axe Academy, Lugbe, Abuja. Mr Marco Teixera, Senior Programme Officer and UNODC’s Global Programme Coordinator, confirmed this in a statement which

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Ghana: Timeline Of The Vicious End Of The Missing Takoradi Girls

The following account by WakeUpAfrica, recounts the sequence of events leading to the disappearance of four Takoradi girls, who are now confirmed dead. The AG. Inspector of General of Police, James Oppong Boanuh, said at a press conference Monday, that the results of the DNA test on remains retrieved in Takoradi have been relayed to the families along with condolences. All four girls

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Vice President Osinbajo’s Team Reacts, Says Report Insinuating Vice President Didn’t Follow Due Process In Supervising Agencies Under Him Is False

Yesterday WakeUpAfrica360 reported that President Buhari resolved the Economic Management Team, which used to report directly to the Vice President, and set up a new Economic Advisory Council, which was instructed to report directly to him. These move seemed to support the stories that there may be some rumble in Aso Rock, as unconfirmed reports claimed Osinbajo failed to follow

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Former CBN Governor Charles Soludo Makes Buhari’s New Economic Team

President Muhammadu Buhari has taken what many consider as a swift move in a bid to revamp the economy, when he dissolved the former Economic Management Team (EMT) and instituted a new Economic Advisory Council. He also stated through his spokesman Femi Adesina, that this new team will report directly to him, unlike the previous EMT, which reported directly to

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa Apologizes For Xenophobic Attacks

South Africa’s President, Cyril Ramaphosa, has reportedly tendered his apology following verbal attacks he suffered when crowd jeered and whistled at him on Saturday, during the Zimbabwean ex-leader, Robert Mugabe’s funeral in Zimbabwe. At least 12 people have been killed this month in a surge in violence and mob attacks against foreign-owned businesses in and around Johannesburg, South Africa’s largest

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Nigerian-Born International Rapper, Illyminiachi Set To Perform At Private Birthday Party In Nigeria, Alongside Davido, Toni Braxton, Others

Nigerian-born rapper, Illyminiachi, arrived Lagos Nigeria on Tuesday 10th September, ahead of his highly anticipated performance today, September 14th at a Private birthday party in Lekki, Lagos. The star rapper met a warm and ecstatic welcome as his fans cheered him on at the Airport. Illyminiachi is based in Vancouver and got attention with his six-track debut album on October

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Sarkodie nominated for BET Hip Hop Award

Sarkodie is out there, still making impact and taking Ghana Hip hop to such international recognition several years after he won his maiden BET award. The BET International Artiste laureate has got another nod, in a new category for the 2019 edition of the BET Hip Hop Awards. Here is how http://www.billboard.com reported it; On Oct. 5, the 2019 BET

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NDLEA Destroys Two Hectares Of Cannabis Farms In Edo State

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has made a landmark achievement in Edo State within the past month, as the Edo Command informed the media that they have discovered and destroyed two hectares of cannabis farms in the state. According to Buba Wakawa, the State Commander of the Agency, the farms are located in Ovia North East and Etsako

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Breaking News; Atiku Wins INEC In First Round Of Judgement

Information reaching WakeUpAfrica360, about the ongoing ruling in the Presidential Election Tribunal today, which is sitting at the Court of Appeal, has it that the court has dismissed INEC’s suit, where they sought to strike out the petition filed by PDP and Atiku, challenging the declaration of President Buhari as the winner in the February elections. INEC had sought for

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‘640 Nigerians Will Return Soon From South Africa’ Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Abike Dabiri-Erewa, chairperson of Nigerians in the Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), has revealed that about 640 Nigerians have indicated interest to leave the country and return to Nigeria. She disclosed this much to journalists yesterday, this report varied from the previous one in which Godwin Adama, Nigeria’s Consul-General in South Africa, had said that 400 Nigerians indicated interest to return home.

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