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NSITF again! President Buhari sacks MD and four directors of NSITF on allegations of fraud

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the indefinite suspension of the Managing Director/Chief Executive of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, Mr Adebayo Somefun The sack was delivered by ministry of Labour and productivity. They are the Executive Director, Finance and Investment, Mr Jasper Ikedi Azusalam; Executive Director, Operations, Mrs Olukemi Nelson, and Executive Director, Administration,[...]

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NSITF again! President Buhari sacks MD and four directors of NSITF on allegations of fraud

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the indefinite suspension of the Managing Director/Chief Executive of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, Mr Adebayo Somefun The sack was delivered by ministry of Labour and productivity. They are the Executive Director, Finance and Investment, Mr Jasper Ikedi Azusalam; Executive Director, Operations, Mrs Olukemi Nelson, and Executive Director, Administration,[...]

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NSITF again! President Buhari sacks MD and four directors of NSITF on allegations of fraud

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the indefinite suspension of the Managing Director/Chief Executive of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, Mr Adebayo Somefun The sack was delivered by ministry of Labour and productivity. They are the Executive Director, Finance and Investment, Mr Jasper Ikedi Azusalam; Executive Director, Operations, Mrs Olukemi Nelson, and Executive Director, Administration,[...]

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Jeff Bezos’s wealth skyrocket to $171.6 billion

Richest man on Forbes list of billionaires and its best man alive Jeff Bezos has just got a new high in his net worth. He is now worth $171.6 billion. His wealth increased by $56.7billion this year even amid the corona virus global lockdown. His company Amazon continued to see growth in the back of[...]

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Meghan Markle claims British royal family left her ‘unprotected’

The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle has claimed she was left “unprotected” by the royal family from “false and damaging” media articles when she was pregnant, according to leaked documents published on Thursday. The claims were made in submissions as part of her high-profile case against the Mail on Sunday, website Mail Online and its[...]

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COVID-19: Protect yourselves, Ayade warns as borders reopen

The Governor of Cross River State, Ben Ayade, has urged the people of Cross River State to take responsibility by protecting themselves from contracting coronavirus as the Federal Government reopens state borders across the country.He gave the advice while celebrating the COVID-19 free status of the state along with members of his cabinet and other[...]

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Djokovic, wife recover from COVID-19

Novak Djokovic and his wife Jelena, who last week both tested positive for coronavirus following his exhibition tournament in the Balkans, have now tested negative, his press service said Thursday.Neither the 33-year-old player nor his partner felt any symptoms, the statement said.The couple had been self-isolating since returning to Belgrade from Zadar in Croatia, the[...]

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Judge says Johnny Depp’s libel case in UK can go ahead

A British news group on Thursday failed in its bid to have a libel case brought by Hollywood actor Johnny Depp thrown out, paving the way for a full court hearing. Depp, 57, is suing News Group Newspapers (NGN) over an April 2018 article in The Sun tabloid that claimed he had been violent to[...]

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Cross River insists on zero COVID-19 infection

The Cross River Government has insisted that it has no COVID-19 case, saying that it has nothing to gain by hiding cases of infections in the state. The Cross River Government has insisted that it has no COVID-19 case, saying that it has nothing to gain by hiding cases of infections in the state.Gov. Ben[...]

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APC names Ganduje, Oyegun, Oshiomhole members Edo campaign council

The Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje has been appointed by the Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress to head the party’s high-level National Campaign Council for the Edo State Governorship Election.Other members of the team include: The Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma who is to serve as Deputy Chairman[...]

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Anambra says UNIZIK late provost treated self for COVID-19

The Anambra State Government has said the late Provost of College of Health Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnewi campus, Prof Onochie Udemezue, resorted to self-medication in treating COVID-19.Udemezue died about a week ago of diabetes and COVID-19-related complications. In a memo to Governor Willie Obiano by an unnamed commissioner, the state accused the late professor[...]

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Ireland’s ex-president, Mary Robinson, to lead probe into AfDB Chief

Ireland’s former president Mary Robinson will lead a panel to investigate the leader of the African Development Bank (AfDB), accused by whistleblowers of corruption, the bank said. Akinwumi Adesina, 60, a charismatic speaker known for his elegant suits and bow ties, became the first Nigerian to helm the AfDB in 2015 — but a 15-page[...]

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Biden campaign outraises Trump for second straight month

Democrat Joe Biden outraised President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign for the second straight month and for the second quarter of 2020, figures released Wednesday showed, highlighting robust enthusiasm for the White House challenger.Biden, the Democratic National Committee and related fundraisers brought in a staggering $141 million in June, the campaign’s best fundraising month ever and[...]

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Tesla is officially worth more than Toyota

Elon musk’s Tesla is now officially the most valuable auto company. Tesla is an electric car making company. Shares of Tesla have doubled since the start of this year. Market capitalization of Tesla stands at $207.2bn as against Toyota’s $201.9bn

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COVID-19: 74 in prison despite qualifying for amnesty – Falana

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has written a letter to the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, requesting the release of 74 persons who remain in prison custody despite qualifying for amnesty being granted to some inmates due to the Covid-19 pandemic.In three separate letters sent to Aregbesola, Falana said most of them were[...]

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COVID-19: Thailand reopens schools, nightclubs, others

Mask-wearing pupils catching up with friends at one Bangkok high school were quickly told to spread out as they headed back to lessons on Wednesday after months of distance learning due to coronavirus restrictions.The teenagers, resuming classes along with all other public school students in the kingdom, chatted animatedly before being called to sit in[...]

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Oscar 2021: Genevieve Nnaji, Akin Omotoso named Academy members

Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji and Film director, Akin Omotoso, have been selected as members of the 2020 class of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.In a statement released on Tuesday, The Academy has invited a total number of 819 artistes and executives who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures.Other[...]

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