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Rights violation: Nnamdi Kanu petitions UN council, demands independent probe
The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, has petitioned the United Nations Security Council to establish an independent commission to investigate the alleged complicity of Nigerian and Kenyan government officials in the detention of the 54-year-old. Read more…
Strikes: ASUU, others selfish, says FG, union faults minister
The Federal Government has accused the Academic Staff Union of Universities of selfishness over the strike it embarked upon. Read more…
Osinbajo officially declares for President
Nigeria’s Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday officially declared his intention to contest the 2023 presidential election. Read more…
Train attack: Terrorists release fresh video of kidnap victims
Terrorists who attacked an Abuja-Kaduna train and killed eight people have released a fresh hostage video showing their victims in an unidentified location suspected to be a forest. Read more…
French elections: Macron and Le Pen to fight for the presidency
Emmanuel Macron has won the first round of the French election and far-right rival Marine Le Pen will fight him for the presidency for a second time. Read more…
This invisible Covid-19 mitigation measure is finally getting the attention it deserves
Two-plus years into the Covid-19 pandemic, you probably know the basics of protection: vaccines, boosters, proper handwashing and masks. But one of the most powerful tools against the coronavirus is one that experts believe is just starting to get the attention it deserves: ventilation. Read more…
This US airport has reclaimed its title as the world's busiest
The US airport was knocked off its No. 1 perch to the No. 2 slot in passenger volume in 2020 by Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport in China, breaking the Atlanta airport's 22-year streak in the top slot. Read more…
Sovereign Trust Insurance’s profit rises by 42%
Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc’s profit after tax rose by 42 per cent in the 2021 financial period.
The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the underwriting firm, Mr Olaotan Soyinka, disclosed this in a statement on its 2021 financial performance. Read more…..
GTCO shareholders endorse N3 per dividend payment
Shareholders of Guaranty Trust Holding Company Plc have endorsed the payment of a total dividend of N3 per share for the financial year ended December 31, 2021. Read more…..
Aggrieved customers petition banks over N546bn wrong charges, others
No fewer than 2,256 depositors have lodged complaints on transactions totalling N368.9bn and $428.7m (N177.05bn) on their accounts against their banks with the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria. Read more…
Elon Musk declines to join Twitter’s board of directors
Elon Musk is no longer joining the board of Twitter, the CEO of the social media company said late Sunday, in a reversal less than a week after announcing the Tesla chief would be appointed. Read more…
Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck are engaged again
Bennifer 2.0 is planning to take it to the altar. Read more..
Police arrest husband of late popular singer, Osinachi
Peter Nwachukwu, the husband of the late popular gospel artiste, Osinachi, has been arrested by the police over the death of his wife. Read more….
Lady demands justice as Osun police gun down boyfriend
A lady, identified simply as Anabel, has demanded justice after policemen attached to the Osun State Police Command allegedly shot her boyfriend, one Abiola, to death during a raid around the Zone 10 area of Osogbo, Osun State. Read more…
Gunmen shoot man dead in Delta community
Gunmen suspected to be hired assassins have shot dead a yet-to-be-identified man along Oruwhoru road in Udu Local Government Area of Delta State. Read more…
Outrage as American model kills Nigerian boyfriend, gets bail
A Nigerian-American, Christian Obumseli, who was based in Miami, Florida, United States of America, has been killed by his girlfriend, Courtney Clenney, a popular Instagram star. Read more….
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