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AFRICAN HERO – PROF IYA ABUBAKAR

This edition of our African Hero spotlights Professor Iya Abubakar, a man aptly described as a genius, he became a professor of mathematics at age 28 and a vice chancellor of one of Nigeria’s premier universities at age 40.

NewsLink 2023- 09- 29 Second Edition

Ghana’s Attorney General has criticized the judiciary for the delay in the prosecution and conclusion of high-profile criminal cases describing it as unfair and unjust. Ghana has in recent years had many politically exposed cases seeing several postponements, with some…

NewsLink 2023- 09- 29 First Edition

Nigeria’s highest economic decision-making body, the National Economic Council, has expressed genuine concerns over the proposed strike by organized labor and the consequences of such actions on the national economy at such a critical time. NEC therefore urged all members…

NewsLink 2023- 09- 28 Second Edition

Let’s begin with the report from The Burkinabè government confirming that it foiled a coup attempt during the night from Tuesday to Wednesday and announced the arrest of the soldiers involved in this mission. Minister of Communications and spokesperson for…

NewsLink 2023- 09- 28 First Edition

Ghana is poised to generate approximately $6.6 billion USD annually from its lithium deposits once mining operations commence in 2026, resulting in the creation of 1,000 to 2,000 jobs within the country. The mining contract has been awarded to Atlantic…

NewsLink 2023- 09- 27 First Edition

We cross over to Nigeria as The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Tajudeen Abbas, has asked the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to halt its plan for a nationwide strike over fuel subsidy removal. The speaker made the call on…

NewsLink 2023- 09- 26 Second Edition

Over in Burkina Faso, the transitional government has again suspended a media outfit for publishing what it labeled as untruthful articles. According to Ouadougou, Jeune Afrique, a pan-African weekly magazine reported about false tension and discontent within the country’s armed…

NewsLink 2023- 09- 26 First Edition

We begin in Niger where the United States says it is evaluating the evolving situation in the country. The U.S. remarked barely 24 hours after France announced the immediate withdrawal of its ambassador, and diplomatic staff from Niamey as well…

NewsLink 2023- 09- 25 Second Edition

The Malian state over the weekend reiterated its priorities to include the restoration of peace and security across the country. Speaking at the ongoing UN General Assembly in New York, Mali’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdoolaye Diop also solicited international…

WELBODI Ep 182 – Maintaining A Healthy Heart

This edition focuses on the heart. Your heart is the primary organ of your circulatory system. It pumps blood throughout your body, controls your heart rate and maintains blood pressure. Your heart is a bit like a house. It has…