Friday, September 30, 2022

COVID-19 pandemic

September 28, 2022

Reps blame Buhari regime for preventing repair of deplorable roads

“The bureaucratic challenge at awarding contracts by the federal government has been hindering the work of the agency.”

September 26, 2022

Putin grants Russian citizenship to U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden

This comes nine years after Mr Snowden exposed secret surveillance operations by the U.S. National Security Agency.

Edward Snowden and Russian President Vladimir Putin
September 24, 2022

Half of Sudan’s most vulnerable children could die without aid: UNICEF

UNICEF says that 650,000 kids are suffering from severe acute malnutrition, with half of them likely to die if not treated.

September 24, 2022

Build momentum to end COVID-19 pandemic, UN chief urges world leaders

The UN chief also warned of a “shadow pandemic” of vaccine hesitancy and misinformation that needs to be tackled.

António Guterres
September 22, 2022

Taiwan to loosen COVID-19 pandemic border controls

Measures would be further loosened on October 13 for Taiwan to accept 150,000 international travellers weekly.

Tourists in Taiwan
September 20, 2022

Prudential Zenith announces 75% jump in 2021 profits

The insurance giant said it would continue improving its performance in the upcoming financial years.

Prudential Zenith Life Insurance
September 19, 2022

Monkeypox: China warns citizens against close contact with foreigners 

The comments came as the health bureau reported that a monkeypox case had been detected in someone described as an “international arrival” in Chongqing.

Monkeypox
September 19, 2022

U.S. court orders Governor Abiodun’s moneybag Bidemi Rufai to pay $604,260, forfeit assets

The Ogun governor’s aide was apprehended in May 2021 by U.S. security officials at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport in an attempt to flee.

Abidemi Rufai and Dapo Abiodun
September 17, 2022

Buhari to address 77th UN General Assembly

Key topics of discussion at this years’ UNGA include the war in Ukraine, the global energy crisis, climate action, and COVID-19.

President Muhammadu Buhari
September 17, 2022

Tobi Amusan ranks top 5, Ese Brume leaps 32 places in latest World Athletes Women chart

Tobi Amusan is now ranked 5th in the world while Ese Brume jumped to 61st position in the latest world rankings.

Tobi Amusan and Ese Brume