Members of Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) fighting its takeover by an American investment firm say the hiring of an executive from a U.S. company that makes footwear for the military and police clashes with the company’s values.
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) wrote to the Defense Department’s acting inspector general Sean O’Donnell on Friday, asking him to “review the potential misuse of funds by the Department.” They also asked O’Donnell to investigate whether the payments were “needlessly duplicative,” given that some of the defense contractors that got awards also received relief loans from the Small Business Administration.
Morris’s order could also call into question decisions made by officials in similar positions across the administration, which has not nominated people to fill 133 of the more than 750 key positions that require Senate confirmation. Many of the people carrying out those responsibilities may now be challenged for doing so in violation of law about filling federal vacancies.
The Federal Government has explained how the recent hike of fuel price will benefit Nigerians.The hike in the cost of fuel, as a consequence of deregulation in the past few days, has led to various reactions, including a planned nationwide strike by the labor union.
However grandly it’s staged, a throne speech is a difficult thing to judge. Just ask the opposition parties.
The president of the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) is stepping down only 18 months into the job, leaving the federal agency tasked with coordinating the country’s COVID-19 response without a seasoned leader.
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami; the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, and other key players in the country’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector are set for the 2020 virtual Nigeria Internet Governance Forum (vNIGF).
Although they were seemingly a lowkey couple, Carrie Underwood had some dirt to spill about her time with Tony Romo. After reportedly splitting in 2007, she later released a song called “Cowboy Casanova” in 2009 and many assumed she wrote the song for the celeb QB. But she told Esquire that she did nothing of the sort. The former American Idol judge said at the time, “I would never immortalize a guy that did me wrong. I would never give him that much credit.” Does that sound like a lot more went down than just him being “about football” and only football, right?
Defending his decision to have Parliament prorogued until Sept. 23, Justin Trudeau acknowledged the obvious on Monday — his Liberals do not occupy a majority of the seats in the House of Commons.
Ben Carson is worth a mind-boggling (pun intended) $30 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. But how did the political and medical figure amass that wealth? For one thing, being a neurosurgeon brings in a pretty penny.