Seasonal fog enshrouds buildings in the city centre of Cape Town, South Africa, March 30, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTX33FU8

Aisha Buhari, Ayade, Eletu-Odibo, Alakija, Sanusi, others to bag FACE HONORS Awards In Washington DC: Nigeria’s First Lady, Her Excellency, Aisha Buhari; Governor Ben Ayade of Cross-River State; Emir of Kanu, His Royal Highness, Muhammadu Sanusi Lamido II; CEO, Kazeem Royal Properties Limited, Prince Kazeem Eletu-Odibo; Managing Director, The Rose of Sharon Foundation, Mrs Folorunsho Alakija and 10 others are eminent Nigerians billed to bag various awards at the FACE HONOURS Awards, holding in Washington DC, United States of America, November 18, 2017. Read more

ECOWAS Parliament committees on gender, human rights, others meet October 3: The ECOWAS Parliament is to hold its localised meeting of the joint committee on gender, women empowerment, social protection, human rights, child protection and vulnerable groups from October 3 to October 7 in Niamey, Republic of Niger. Read more

Catholic Church to announce major fossil fuel divestment: A group of about 40 Catholic institutions will announce tomorrow a record divestment from fossil fuels. Read more

Indonesia fills gap as Nigeria’s palm oil production lags: Despite growing concerns over food security and Nigeria’s high food import bill, Africa’s most populous nation has failed to make appreciable efforts to tap into the production of crude palm oil (CPO) even as it suffers from an over 1.7 million metric tons deficit. Read more

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