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Monthly Archives: December 2018

MURI-OKUNOLA BECOMES THE 21ST AND THE YOUNGEST HEAD OF SERVICE IN LAGOS.

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Monday swore in Mr Hakeem Muri-Okunola as the 21st Head of Service (HOS) in the state. He also swore in six new permanent secretaries into the Lagos Body of Permanent Secretaries. They are: Kosoko Adeyemi, Goncalves Fausat, Balogun Bolajoko, Adeniji Olufemi, Adelaja Omobolanle, and Lawal Temidayo. Adeyemi is Adekunle Gold’s father. At 46 ...

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CHINESE AUTHORITIES CLOSE THREE HUI MUSLIM MOSQUES FOR ‘ILLEGAL RELIGIOUS EDUCATION’

Three “illegal” Hui mosques in the southwestern Chinese province of Yunnan were closed by authorities on Saturday, but officials refused to say if worshippers were arrested. Weishan County Propaganda Bureau would not say if anyone was held, only that police had taken the necessary measures against what authorities called “illegal worship”. Officers at Weishan County Public Security Bureau and Weishan ...

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CHINESE AUTHORITIES CLOSE THREE HUI MUSLIM MOSQUES FOR ‘ILLEGAL RELIGIOUS EDUCATION’

Three “illegal” Hui mosques in the southwestern Chinese province of Yunnan were closed by authorities on Saturday, but officials refused to say if worshippers were arrested. Weishan County Propaganda Bureau would not say if anyone was held, only that police had taken the necessary measures against what authorities called “illegal worship”. Officers at Weishan County Public Security Bureau and Weishan ...

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WFP BLOWS WHISTLE OVER STEALING OF RELIEF FOOD IN YEMEN

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has blown the whistle over the theft of humanitarian food relief in Yemen after uncovering evidence of the practice in the capital, Sana’a, and other parts of the country controlled by the Ansarullah (Houthi) movement. WFP wants an end to the theft and diversion, according to a statement issued today. A WFP survey ...

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IRAN TV BOSS LOSES JOB OVER JACKIE CHAN SEX SCENE

A regional boss of Iran’s state broadcaster IRIB has been fired after inadvertently letting a Jackie Chan sex scene slip through its tight censorship rules. A video posted online apparently by a viewer on Kish Island showed the Hong Kong martial arts star sleeping with a woman in the film Shinjuku Incident. Iranian media said the “immoral” scene was aired ...

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