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Many Nigerians Angry Over the Ban on Buying & Selling of Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency CBN

Nigerians have taken to the streets of Social media to protest the ban on buying and selling of bitcoin and cryptocurrency in the country announced by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday. These social media protesters slammed the federal government for what they considered to be a backward action. According to the letter,…

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Joe Biden Appoints Nigerian-Born Lawyer, Enoh Ebong as the Acting Director of the U.S. Trade & Development Agency 

US President, Joe Biden has appointed a Nigerian-born lawyer, Enoh Ebong as the Acting Director of the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA). Ebong is the latest in the list of Biden’s appointees with Nigerian heritage. “The appointment meant a return to USTDA where from 2004 to 2019, Ms Ebong had served in a variety…

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U.S.-based Nigerian, Dennis Abuda Killed by His Abductors in Edo State After Ransome was Paid

U.S.-based Nigerian, Dennis Abuda was killed on Saturday 30th of January 2021, by his abductors. According to a Premium Times report, the slain Mr Abuda, who is based in Atlanta, Georgia, was abducted along the Benin bypass by unknown gunmen alongside other members of his family who were travelling with him to Lagos to catch…

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DNA Tests Reveals Delta State Judge is not the Biological Father of 3 of His Children

A Delta State High Court Judge, Anthony Okorodas, has confirmed that DNA tests have revealed that he is not the biological father of three children from his marriage with his former wife. He released a statement saying: “I have taken the decision to address the press in respect of certain traumatic developments that have arisen…

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“Ooni should have told Buhari the truth but he did not’—Sunday Igboho

Sunday Igboho also known as Sunday Adeyemo well known as the Yoruba rights activist has said the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi disappointed the Yoruba people when he visited the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), recently over the herdsmen crisis in the South-West region. The activist at a virtual ‘Townhall With Yoruba In Diaspora’ this…

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Tony Elumelu Foundation Demonstrates Gender Inclusion & Equality! Announces Three Female Senior Executives

Nkem Onwudiwe The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), the leading philanthropy empowering African entrepreneurs, has announced three senior executive appointments, effective February 1, 2021. This follows the launch of the 2021 TEF Entrepreneurship Programme, on www.TEFConnect.com, which this year prioritises the economic recovery of small and medium scale enterprises and young African entrepreneurs, following the disruptive effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Tony Elumelu Foundation, which marked ten years…

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Nigeria May Suspend Flights From UAE, Netherlands Due to Covid-19 

Musa Nuhu More Covid-19 travel woes…. The Nigerian Government has said it may suspend flights from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and The Netherlands due to the new COVID-19 protocols introduced by both countries for incoming travellers. Musa Nuhu, the Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), announced this while speaking at the Presidential Task Force…

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