Sunday, March 7, 2021

Chukwuemeka Ayomide

March 6, 2021

Nigeria receives AfDB grant for capital market development

The fund is expected to simulate capital market development to unlock financial resources for productive sector investments.

March 5, 2021

Nigerian man jailed in U.S. for wire fraud, partner awaiting sentence

In November 2019, Mr. Iyalekhue pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud and was arrested alongside Mr. Osawaru.

cyber fraud
March 5, 2021

10-year-old boy killed for picking mangoes inside Nigerian Army barracks

The soldier was said to have detained and tortured the boy to death, despite pleas and warnings from his colleagues.

March 5, 2021

Global smartphone production dropped in 2020: Report

“The figure is projected to increase by nine percent in 2021 to 1.36 billion.”

March 4, 2021

African women less likely to die from COVID-19: WHO Report

This is in spite of the female dominance of the healthcare workforce which puts them at higher risk of infection.

Matshidiso Moeti
March 4, 2021

Scammers selling unauthorised COVID-19 vaccines in ‘blackmarket’: Report

“The majority of sellers came from France, Germany, the UK, and the USA, and the prices per dose ranged from $250 to $1,200.”

Photo of Coronavirus vaccine used to illustrate this story (Credit: Bloomberg)
March 4, 2021

Bandits strike again in Zamfara, abduct 60 people

“Suspected bandits again abduct more than sixty persons, set ablaze houses.”

Bandits used to illustrate the story
March 3, 2021

Hoodlums stole N787m from my palace during #EndSARS protest: Oba Akiolu

Mr. Akiolu’s comment, however, could make him a subject of interest to the nation’s anti-graft agency.

Rilwan Akiolu
March 3, 2021

UK to make $271 billion from digital payment market

The market’s transaction value would rise by another 60 percent summing up to $439 billion in 2025.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson
March 2, 2021

Lawan calls for inter-agency cooperation as Senate confirms service chiefs

Mr. Lawan said: “We expect our Armed Forces to take the fight to the insurgents and bandits.”

Ahmad Lawan