The minister of the federal capital territory, Nyesome Wike on Wednesday, was seen in a video making the rounds on social Media cooking a meal for the chief of staff to the president, Femi Gbajabuamila, as Muslim faithfuls celebrated Eid Maulud.
The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo Olu on Wednesday, went on a tour of the ongoing Red Line Rail Project at the Agege Station in Lagos, where he gave a warning to traders selling goods along the rail corridor to vacate the rail tracks within 2 days.
In a video making the rounds, the Governor could be heard saying that the rail corridor is for transportation and not a market. Nigerians continue to express concern about the depreciation of the Naira, on Wednesday, an old image showing the currency exchange rate as at September 26 1983 has surfaced online.
The image from Joliba heritage and culture, a non profit organization showcasing Nigeria’s history detailed the exchange rates from the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Japan, France, Switzerland and the Netherlands, at the time, the rate was N1 to $1.50 and N1 to £1.
President Joe Biden On Wednesday, nominated the duo of Chinenye Ogwumike and Osagie Imasogie into the 12-member advisory council on Africa Diaspora Engagement. Chinenye Ogwumike is a two-time WNBA All-Star for the Los Angeles Sparks and a full-time, multi-platform ESPN commentator and NBA analyst.
The 31 year old basketball star graduated from Stanford University with an International Relations degree under the mentorship of Dr. Condoleezza Rice. Osagie Imasogie on the other hand is an Investment Banker and the co-founder of a private equity firm that is focused on life sciences he has invested over $1 billion dollars into the industry.
Osagie is also a practicing attorney and holds LLM degrees from the London School of Economics and the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and is a member of the New York State Bar.