Our objectives go beyond making life difficult for our female counterparts, says SMAN

Elders Stingy Men Association of Nigeria(SMAN) has assured that their concept, visions, goals and objectives go beyond making life difficult for their female counterparts.  In a statement signed by Cletus Opukeme, a national ex-officio member of the Abuja branch, the new group said: “Elders Stingy Men Association of Nigeria(SMAN) vision may be different from the youths. Although, we are both pursuing the same objectives, using different approaches. “Our SMAN agenda is to make future millionaires through entrepreneurial development resulting from financial prudence/management and zero tolerance to financial waste or profligacy. …

Why I cannot date a co-artiste – Ejehi Ejodamen

In this exclusive chat, plumpy movie star, Ejehi Ejodamen, talks about a range of issues including why she cannot date any of her colleagues in the movie industry. Excerpts: How and where I spent my yuletide I spent my yuletide partly in Ekpoma, Uromi and Benin. I attended some shows that I and some of my colleagues organised. Attendance was strictly by invitation in line with the Covid-19 pandemic protocol. I also spent some time with some of my family members and friends. I also attended an end of year…

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, gets kudos for adire fabrics economy

Director General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe says he has found a soul mate in Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun on the strategic campaign to promote indigenous fabrics as national dress code, thus showcasing Nigeria’s iconic cultural heritage. Runsewe who’s also the President, Africa Region of the World Craft Council (WCC), noted that the pronouncement by Ogun State Governor to adopt adire fabrics as official uniform for all the students in the state remains the very  critical and visible engagement to support cultural awareness and…

JIFORM seeks partnership with Middle East to abolish women slavery

The Journalists International Forum for Migration (JIFORM) has written the African Union (AU) on the need to strengthen bilateral agreement with the Middle East authorities with the intention of abolishing women slavery smuggled under the Kafala system through which many citizens of the continent had been trapped through several human trafficking gimmicks for years. Kafala is a system used to monitor migrant laborers, working primarily in the construction and domestic sectors in Gulf Cooperation Council member states which was erroneously bought into by some African countries several years ago.  In a…

NIDCOM pledges continuous support for JIFORM

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) has promised to support the second summit of the Journalists’ International Forum for Migration (JIFORM) slated for Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, on Thursday, October 15th, 2020. This promise was made by Abdur-Rahman Balogun, Head of Media and Public Relations and Protocol, on behalf of the Chairman/CEO of the Commission, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa while receiving a delegation of the migration body led by its President, Ajibola Abayomi on a visit. Speaking Balogun stated that  “the Commission is ever ready to extend its support to…