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Founder of MZ Ngwenya Foundation, Robert Ngwenya Conferred with honorary degree in Humanities

The founder of MZ Ngwenya Foundation, Mr Robert Ngwenya has been conferred with an honorary degree in Humanities by the Good News International University of India.

The honorary award was conferred on him during the Global Peace Summit that was held in London from the 6th to the 7th of December at the Universal Peace Federation building, 43 Lancaster gate, Central London. The host, Justina Mutale Foundation is a London based organisation working to promote and foster empowerment of women globally. 

The Global Peace Summit brought together leading Peace Ambassadors, Humanitarians, Philanthropists, Clergy, multi faith religious leaders, decision-makers, statesmen and many others who are working for human prosperity and sustainability for all. The Summit's main subject of discussion was on peace and social cohesion globally. Mr Ngwenya, now Dr Ngwenya, has been a champion of many humanitarian initiatives in South Africa through his MZ Ngwenya foundation. 

The MZ Ngwenya Foundation was established by Dr Robert Mogabe Ngwenya and his wife Zinhle (Mabena) Ngwenya  with the aim of transforming the lives of those affected by drug abuse, particularly Nyaope (A popular drug among south African drug addicts). The foundation has popularised the fight against drugs through a concert held annually under the banner #NyaopeMustFall or #JoinTheMovement and is responsible for the rehabilitation of over 200 addicts over the past 4 years and clothing 50 to 100 homeless people on a monthly basis. It is a pillar of community building programs in the North West province and South Africa as a whole. 

A letter from the Good News International University read ;
"As per the recommendation from Ambassador Dr. Alwin Roland Timothy on behalf of the Justina Mutale Foundation, I am pleased to inform you that you have been selected for an Honorary Doctorate Award from the Good News International University. Honorary Doctorates at the Good News University are conferred on individuals whose achievements reflect the values of the University and those individuals that have made a positive impact in their communities and the world at large. Through this Award, our university recognises individuals who have excelled in their chosen field or made a significant contribution to public life. We have received and reviewed your profile and we find your achievements to be very impressive. The Board herewith, expresses its pleasure in awarding you a Doctorate Degree for your exemplary work in serving the international community and outstanding contributions to humanity. "

The award comes at a time where the foundation is working towards building a rehabilitation. Dr Robert Ngwenya has expressed his humble gratitudes for this honour and hopes that this recognition will also unlock more partners and sponsorships allowing the foundation to assist and change more lives.

Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu Alumni Association Set To Honour Distinguished Personalities On 14th December

The reknowned Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Alubmni Afssociation, formerly ANSU, Awka Branch is set to host the "Get-Together and Award Presentation Ceremony on the 14th of December, at King David Hotel, Regina Caelio Junction, Awka, Anambra State.

The 2019 COOUAA, Get-Together Award Presentation Ceremony would organized under the distinguished  Chairmanship of His Worship, Mike Anyadiegwu, popularly called "Ochi Agha". The Award Occasion will be having Chief Ekene Okam of Elakam Empire, as the Special Guest of Honour and Barr. Chukwuemeka Okoli, a Leadership and Business Development Strategist. 

Other distinguished keynote leaders and organising executives for the Get-Together Award Presentation and ceremony includes Hon. Emeka Agwata, Chairman COOUAA Awka Branch, Barr. Tony Anazor, Secretary Awka Branch, Mr. Emeka Okoye, Chairman planning Committee.

The delightful occasion will witness a ceremonious decoration of Awardees across several award categories and impact. Speaking with Hon Emeka Agwata, the Chairman Awka Branch for the 2019 Award event, he noted that the Association has organized the Award to bring together Alumni and however build a cognitive relationship amongst Alumni of COOUAA across Nigeria and the globe.

Some of the distinguished Award recipients already confirmed for the 2019 presentation and ceremony are Hon. Engr. Chris Azubogu, Best Legislator Award, Prof. O. S. A. Obikeze, for Excellent Award in Academics, Chief Ndubuisi Nwobu, for Outstanding Leadership Award, His Worship Mike Anyadiegwu, for Excellent Professional Service Award, Mr. Chima Anaetoo for Good  Ambassador of ANSU Award, Mr. Chino Ugwunze, for Good Ambassador of ANSU Award, His Youthfulness Bonaventure Enemali for Outstanding leadership Award, Chief Sylvester Okoye, for Alumnus of the Century Award, High Chief Emeka Ofoegbunam, for Good Ambassador of ANSU Award and prof Arinze chinwuba, for Excellence award.

Other recipients are Prof. Greg Nwakoby for Excellent Service Award and Hon. Barr. Vincent Ofumelu for Outstanding Legislator Award, Mr. Alex Nwankwo, for Good Ambassador of ANSU Award, Chief Ifedi Josiah, as Human Development and  Community Service Award, Chief Ekene Okam, for Outstanding Record Label Award, Dr. Chinenye Nwabueze and Chief Surv. Romanus Ayadinuno as Human Dev. & Comm. Service Award

BREAKING: Buhari appoints new FIRS chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has named Mr. Muhammad M. Nami as the new chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service.

He replaces Mr. Tunde Fowler, whose tenure expired on Monday.

He is a tax consultant and graduate of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State.

"Mr. Muhammad, a well-trained tax, accounting and management professional with highly rated qualifications and professional practice and licenses from relevant professional bodies, has almost three decades of practical work experience in Auditing, Tax Management and Advisory and Management services to clients in the banking, manufacturing, services and public sectors as well as non-profit organisations," the Presidency said in statement by  spokesperson, Garba Shehu.

Buhari also approved the composition of the board of FIRS.

Queen Of Unity Nigeria, Queen Ujah Ruth Releases Photoshoots After Crowning

Young and vibrant Nigeria Model, Beauty Queen, Philanthropist and impact-humanitarian, Queen Ujah Ruth, popularly reffered as "Ruchina", has xrayed her achievements, prospects and visionary mission in her career of impact, role a modelling and mentorship to younger persons.

Speaking during an exclusive interview with Abujapress, the recently crowned Queen of Unity Nigeria 2019 told reporters that her envisioned interest in the industry was to create and introduce new trends and styles that will sporadically influence better opportunities and platforms for beauty talents to be explored.
Described as a true epitome of generosity and super courage, Queen Ujah has continue to stand tall amidst other feminist icons in the industry. She has continued to embark on impact projects geared at emancipating the underprivileged persons from some of the routine challenges they are faced with.

In her ambitious cravings, the young Beauty Queen dashed into the limelight in her career after she won Finest Girl South-West Nigeria in 2014. She kicked off her career incitefully as undergraduate of Benue state university studying Mass Communication . Notably "Ruchina" can be defined as an aspiring personality filled with determination, vigour and focus.
As a beauty Queen and model, Queen Ruth Ujah possesses all the qualities, charisma, including the physical and mental structure required of a beauty icon and role model. With her figurative striking beauty which brings her several extols, Ruchina has the possessive push lips, sultry dark-brown eyes, with curves that puts her on the spotlight even at private and public events and ceremonies. Her structural perfection is noticed 4.5feet body type, a 6inches height and convincing weight of 40kilogram.

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