Category Archives: News

Nigeria’s Odunayo Eweniyi & Damilola Odufuwa Make Bloomberg Businessweek’s 2020 “Bloomberg 50” List

Nigerian tech executives, Odunayo Eweniyi and Damilola Odufuwa have been honored in Bloomberg Businessweek’s 2020 “Bloomberg 50“, its annual list of innovators, entrepreneurs, and leaders who have changed the global business landscape in measurable ways over the past year. The Feminist Coalition co-founders were named alongside Singer Billie Eilish, Uruguay’s President Luis Lacalle Pou, Manchester United star Marcus Rashford, Former United…

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Senate Urges Buhari Administration To Procure & Administer COVID-19 Vaccines

Members of the Senate on Thursday urged the Buhari Administration to make sufficient funds available for procurement and administration of COVID-19 vaccines for Nigerians. During the plenary presided over by Senate President Ahmad Lawan in Abuja, they described as unfortunate the failure by government to produce a plan for the purchase, distribution and administration of…

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#EndSARS: Lagos Pays N60m Compensation To Families Of Slain Police Officers

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday presented a cheque of N10 million each to families of the six police officers lynched in Lagos State in the wake of the violence that trailed the nationwide #EndSARS protests, in fulfillment of his administration’s pledge made during an earlier meeting with police officers. The governor made the presentation to the…

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Coronavirus: Nigeria Records Two More COVID-19 Deaths, 343 New Infections

Nigeria’s daily count of coronavirus infections recorded a significant increase — compared to recent figures — on Thursday, with 343 new cases confirmed in 13 states and the federal capital territory (FCT). This is the first time in more than three months that the country’s daily count will exceed 340. Before December 3, 2020, the…

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OB Cuisine: Recipe Of The Day — Abby’s Cookhouse’s Ayamase Stew (Ofada Sauce)

Abby’s Cookhouse is showing us how she makes a tasty Ayamase or Green Ofada sauce as some might call it, eaten it with Ofada rice or just about any side you like. Ingredients used include: For the meat: Meat (assortment)- 3100 g Fresh thyme leaves Ginger- a thumb size Garlic- 3 cloves Onion- 1/2 (medium size) Seasoning cubes- 4 knorr cubes…

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IGP Orders Investigation Into Federal Suit Seeking To Stop State Judicial Panels’ Probes

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, has directed immediate investigations into a suit purportedly challenging the legality of the States’ Judicial Panel of Inquiry, investigating allegations by citizens against officers of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). The IGP, who gave the order on the heels of trending reports in the media on Thursday…

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Named Forbes Africa’s “African Of The Year” 2020

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the ex-Finance Minister and Nigerian candidate for the office of the director-general of the WTO has been honored as Forbes Africa’s 2020 “African of the Year”. The last issue of the year which is also the most awaited, uncovered the award bestowed on the brilliant economist which recognizes the continent’s most promising citizen, leading transformation and change on an…

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#EndSARS: Nigerian Police Force Files Federal Suit To Stop Judicial Panels’ Probes

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has filed a suit at the Federal High Court in Abuja seeking an order to stop the judicial panels of inquiry set up by state governors to probe allegations of police brutality and human rights abuses of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad and other police tactical units. The NPF, through…

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Six African Subsidiaries Of UBA Win Bank Of The Year At The 2020 Bankers Awards

In obvious recognition of its brand acceptance and its role in facilitating economic development across Africa, six subsidiaries of pan African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc have been named ‘Bank of the Year 2020’ by the Banker Magazine, leading global finance news publication published by Financial Times of London. For the second…

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