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Ikenna Asomba is the Editor of Diplomatic Watch powered by Conduit Communications Limited, where he serves as Head, Media. He has knack for Developmental Journalism, a skill he has used to influence decisions of policy makers towards a better life for the people.

2017: Fishers Posts Record Year 2,000 New Jobs, Announces Commitment of 511 New Jobs

By Ikenna Asomba (FISHERS, IND.) – On December 4, 2017, the City of Fishers, in Hamilton County, the United States, announced a record year for economic development with 2,185 new jobs and $64.5 million in capital investment committed by firms in 2017. The announcement in a statement on the city’s official website, culminates with several […]

U.S. Felicitates With Finland As It Marks 100th Independence Anniversary Dec. 6, 2017

By Ikenna Asomba The United States, Tuesday, felicitated with the Republic of Finland, to commemorate its 100th Independence Anniversary, December 6, 2017. A part of Sweden from the 12th century until 1809, Finland was then a Russian grand duchy until, following the Russian Revolution, the Finns declared independence on December 6, 1917. A statement signed […]

Int’l Anti-Corruption Day: U.S., UK Host Global Forum On Asset Recovery For Nigeria, Ukraine, 2 Others

By Ikenna Asomba As part of activities marking the International Anti-Corruption Day on December 9, as well as the United States government-wide effort to combat corruption and facilitate asset recovery, the United States is co-hosting with the United Kingdom the inaugural Global Forum on Asset Recovery (GFAR) at the World Bank headquarters in Washington, D.C. […]

Rejecting Devt Aid: How Ghanaian President Akufo-Addo Shocked French President Macron

Shortly after the November 29-30 African Union-Europian Union summit in Abidjan, the Ivory Coast capital, French President Emmanuel Macron visited several African states, including Ghana. But contrary to other African heads of state, Ghana’s President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has a clear vision of how to make his country independent from development aid, reports EURACTIV. […]

South Africa Commemorates 4th Anniversary Of Mandela Dec. 5

Tuesday, December 5, 2017, marks the fourth anniversary of the death of South Africa’s revered former president, Nelson Mandela. A series of events have been organised to commemorate the late struggle hero, reports The Citizen. Mandela died aged 95 on December 5, 2013, at his Houghton Estate home, City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, South Africa, […]

U.S. Supreme Court Okays Trump Travel Ban On 8 Countries

The United States Supreme Court has okayed the Trump administration to fully enforce its revised ban on allowing entry to the United States by residents of eight countries, even as legal challenges are still heard by a federal appeals court. Six of the countries — Syria, Libya, Iran, Yemen, Chad and Somalia — are majority-Muslim […]

The First “Bitcoin Billionaires” Are Winklevoss Twins

Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, twins who made a prescient $11 million investment in bitcoin, are reportedly now billionaires, thanks to that 2013 bet, reports CBS News. The brothers had first gained notoriety more than a decade ago when they unsuccessfully sued Facebook (FB) CEO Marc Zuckerberg for stealing the idea that became the world’s largest […]

When The Republic Of Indonesia Honoured PZ Cussons At Primaduta Award 2017

By Victor Gotevbe, Ikenna Asomba & Nathaniel Gotevbe Indeed, November 29, 2017, would continue to remain a day of honour for Nigeria’s leading consumer product group, PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc., as it emerged winner of  the Primaduta Award 2017. PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc led by its Chief Executive Officer, Christos Giannopoulos were honoured by the […]

2nd Indonesian Coffee Night Holds Dec. 2 In Lagos

The 2nd Indonesian Coffee Night, holds Saturday, December 2, 2017, at the Indonesian Embassy, 0n 5, Anifowoshe Street, off Adeola Odeku Road, Victoria Island, Lagos, The Director-General, Indonesian Trade Promotion Centre, Lagos (ITPC), Nino Setianwan said the 2nd Indonesian Coffee Night holds, noting that the event offers attendees a unique opportunity to network. This is […]

Photos: Evening Of Honour For PZ Cussons At The Primaduta Award 2017

Indeed, it was an evening of honour for Nigeria’s leading consumer product group, PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc., as it emerged winner of  the Primaduta Award 2017, organised by the Republic of Indonesia, on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. The event held at the Sky Restaurant, Eko Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. The meritorious award was presented to […]