Adoption

Jonathan pushes for full adoption of technology in African elections

Deployment of technology for electoral processes will discourage ‘sit-tight syndrome’ among African leaders, says former President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday. Speaking at the on-going First Extraordinary Session of the ECOWAS Parliament in Monrovia, Mr Jonathan said “If full technology is deployed at all stages in the electoral process, elections will be free and fair and […]

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Take urgent steps to control Nigeria’s population growth, Reps tell FG

The lower chamber of the national assembly, House of Representatives has called on the federal government to take steps to urgently control the country’s population growth. The resolution was passed by the lower chamber during plenary session on Tuesday following the adoption of a motion sponsored by Chinedu Obidigwe, a lawmaker from Anambra state. In June […]

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Baba Ijesha To Open Defence Against S3xual Assault Allegation On February 17

Baba Ijesha The Sexual Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos has fixed February 17 for embattled Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju James, popularly known as Baba Ijesha, to open his defence over allegations of sexually assaulting a minor. Baba Ijesha is facing six counts bordering on the indecent treatment of a child, sexual assault, attempted sexual assault […]

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Fulani herdsmen prefer Tinubu as president in 2023: MACBAN

Fulani herdsmen are considering the adoption of APC national leader Bola Tinubu as their presidential candidate ahead of the 2023 presidential election, preferring him to others in ruling Nigeria, says Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN). “We are also scanning the people showing interest in the presidential seat with Bola Tinubu leading because he was […]

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Senate changes decision on direct primaries

The Senate has rescinded its decision to adopt direct primaries in the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill passed by the National Assembly on November 18, 2021. This followed the adoption of a motion for the re-committal of the bill to the Committee of the Whole by Senate Leader Yahaya Abdullahi at Wednesday’s plenary. In the earlier […]

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Jega speaks on electoral bill, says adoption of direct primary will create more problems

A former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Attahiru Jega has stated that more problems may be created if the direct primary mode is made complusory for political parties. This was stated by Jega at a town hall meeting on the electoral bill organised by Yiaga Africa on Sunday. Jega said it is […]

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2023: Nigerian political parties back Buhari’s rejection of electoral reform bill

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), an umbrella body of registered political parties, on Monday said Nigeria was not ready for the adoption of direct primaries. Although there have been controversies surrounding the insertion of the direct primaries clause into the Electoral Act Amendment, IPAC admitted that there were benefits […]

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‘Bye Bye Morons’ Review (‘Adieu les cons’): César Winner Pales in Comparison to Its Influences

A suicidal IT specialist and a blind archivist help a dying woman find the child she gave up for adoption in French director Albert Dupontel’s “Adieu les cons,” rechristened “Bye Bye Morons” in the U.S. (though “So Long, Suckers!” would’ve probably be a better translation). If you’re wondering how the iconoclastic Dupontel would incorporate such […]

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Red Table Talk: Sandra Bullock Speaks On Adopting Black Kids “I Have The Same Feelings As A Woman With Brown Skin”

It’s hard to believe anyone would take issue with Sandra Bullock, but the actress unpacks a lot of the criticisms she’s faced over her interracial adoption on the latest episode of “Red Table Talk.” Source: Red Table Talk / Facebook Watch Facebook Watch premiered the latest “Red Table Talk” episode featuring Oscar Winner Sandra Bullock […]

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Poor Thing: Yandy & Mendeecees’ Adopted Teen Infinity Wept During Tense Talk About Her Moving Out

Bossip Video Source: Paras Griffin / Getty Yandy Smith-Harris is trying her best to get adjusted now that her husband Mendeecees Harris is no longer in prison and they’ve started a new chapter in their lives after making a move to Atlanta. Sadly, things haven’t been going so easily with their foster daughter Infinity Gilyard.  […]

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Coronavirus undermining human rights – UN chief

United Nations UN Secretary-General António Guterres has cautioned against using the guise of enforcing COVID-19 protocols to violate the rights of people. The UN chief, in his message to mark Human Rights Day observed on Thursday, called for human rights to be put “front and centre” of COVID-19 response and recovery globally in order to […]

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Donald Trump administration moves ahead on removing bird protections

The Trump administration moved forward Friday on removing long-standing federal protection for the nation’s birds, over objections from former federal officials and many scientists that billions more birds will likely perish as a result. The post Donald Trump administration moves ahead on removing bird protections appeared first on TODAY.

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Single Man Adopts Five Siblings So They Don’t Have To Be Separated

A single man from Ohio recently adopted five kids at once. Robert Carter adopted the kids on Friday, National Adoption Day, after stepping up as the only foster parent who wanted to take in all them. Carter had been fostering the three boys and got together with the woman fostering the two girls, so the […]

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Actress, Joke Silva Reveals How She Found Out She Was An Adopted Child

Veteran Nollywood actress, Joke Silva has unveiled the shocking moment of her life on how she figured out that she was an adopted child. The 59-years-old businesswoman flashed backed to the faithful day she needed her international passport for an impending journey. According to the wife of popular actor, Olu Jacobs, she stumbled on her […]

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