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A 26-year-old South-African female engineer from Pietermaritzburg stood out last month when the country celebrated Women’s Month. Photos of her mixing the cement, measuring and stacking the building blocks without help, went viral on various social media platforms, warming hearts...
The four former staff of Signatious Hotel in Warri, Delta State, who were allegedly stripped naked on the order of the owner of the hotel who is a former Minister of State for Education, Kenneth Gbagi, have written a letter...
A Nigerian lady has been left devastated after saving what she believes was huge money in the box only to see about N7,000 in it months later. According to her, she bought the savings box “kolo” in February from a local trader...
Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo on Monday lamented that the poverty situation in the country, as well the economic distortions and hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic are deepening daily. The Vice President revealed this in his presentation on the...
A new report released Wednesday by Apple shows that Nigeria ranks below India but above Brazil in using Apple iPhones. Apple iPhones are among the most popular and expensive phones in the world. The new report shows that only 6%...
MacKenzie Scott, the former wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, is now the world's richest woman following a surge in Amazon stock. A writer and philanthropist, MacKenzie Scott became the richest woman in the world just days after her ex-husband Jeff...
The Niger state police command in Nigeria have arrested a senior civil servant for smuggling his brother's name on federal government payroll for 11 years, local media reported. Mohammed Ndanusa was arrested in Minna, Niger State after being found to...
Cameroon has banned the exportation of cereals, including millet and corn, to Nigeria as a food security measure after a production drop. Cameroon blamed the continued threat from Boko Haram terrorists as the cause of the decrease in food production...
As part of efforts to cushion the economic hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari approved the employment of 774,000 workers a few months ago. Under the program, Nigerian unskilled workers will earn N20, 000(equivalent of $52)...
A new report by the National Bureau of Statistics, shows that Nigeria’s inflation rate rose further in July 2020 to 12.82% (year-on-year). This is a 0.26% increase in the rate recorded in June 2020 (12.56%). On a month-on-month basis, the Headline index...
An average British home is 81 square yards. With 4,840 sq yds to an acre, Sir James Dyson has 1,452,000 sq yds of space which is enough to fit 17,900 homes. The British billionaire investor and industrial designer, lives in...
The video below shows one of the twin towers of the World Trade Center in Abuja Nigeria in flames. The incident happened in the afternoon on Monday July 13. The cause of the inferno is still unclear but eyewitnesses at...
The US Treasury Department and IRS sent about 1.1 million coronavirus stimulus payments, totaling almost $1.4 billion to dead people as of April 30, a Government Accountability Office (GAO) paper released Thursday reported. The mistake come as the U.S. government hurriedly issued...
Amazon CEO on Tuesday joined the growing list of tech leaders calling for their companies to commemorate Juneteenth. In a letter to employees, Jeff Bezos urged them to cancel all meetings on Friday to  honor Juneteenth, which celebrates the emancipation of...
Ecommerce giant Amazon recorded sales of $75.4 billion in the first quarter of 2020 as many consumers embrace online purchases due to COVID-19-induced lockdowns. That translates into nearly $10,000 in sales every second, according to calculations from Christopher , portfolio...
Popular video conferencing company, Zoom Communications is now valued more than the combined market capitalization of seven of the world’s largest airlines As coronavirus pandemic continues to sweep across the world, the demand for teleconference has skyrocketed as companies around the world...
AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson announced his retirement on Friday April 24, effective July 1, 2020. “After serving 13 years as AT&T’s Chairman and CEO, Randall Stephenson, 60, will retire as CEO but will serve as Executive Chairman of the Board...
Harvard University said on Wednesday it will not take the $8.6 million stimulus allocation offered to them as part of the massive $2.2 trillion CARES Act, approved by U.S congress to ease the financial burden of many of America’s...
Spain has returned coronavirus testing kits ordered from China for the second time, after claiming that the second batch is also faulty, Dailymail reported. The testing kits were manufactured and shipped to Spain by Chinese company Shenzhen Bioeasy to replace the...
After a critical small-business loans program ran out of money last Thursday, many people have continued to wonder why the $349 billion depleted so quickly. The U.S Congress approved the first-come-first-served Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) in March as part of the...
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