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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Nigeria's exhausted medics keep waiting for COVID-19 vaccines

Medics in Nigeria have been exhausted waiting for COVID-19 vaccines as the country requested 10 million doses from African Union on Monday.

One of the doctors on the frontline, Oluwajoba Oroge was bracing himself for the week ahead on Saturday (January 16) - another long line of coronavirus patients at Abuja's private EHA Hospital, and another long wait for news on a vaccine.

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

FCMB Managing Director’s Wife Moves Out Of Their Home And May Seek Divorce

The wife of Adam Nuru, the Managing Director of First City Monument Bank (FCMB) alleged to have had an affair with one of his staff, has reportedly left their home.

Adam Nuru's wife,

Monday, January 11, 2021

How Kano Kids Were Kidnapped, Sold In Anambra, Enugu – Kano Government

The Kano State Government has reunited seven kids who were allegedly kidnapped and sold in Anambra and Enugu states, with their parents. 

The children were said to have been kidnapped from various locations within its state capital.

Saturday, January 9, 2021

N10.9bn Fraud: Court Jails Ex-Finbank MD, Okey Nwosu Three Years Imprisonment

Justice Lateefa A. Okunnu of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja, on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, convicted and sentenced Okey Nwosu, a former Managing Director, Finbank Plc, to three years imprisonment for over 10b fraud.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, had arraigned Nwosu alongside Dayo Famuroti, Agnes Ebubedike and Danjuma Ocholi on a 26-count amended charge bordering on stealing and illegal conversion to the tune of N10,934,704,402.

Thursday, January 7, 2021

Mark Zuckerberg Explains Why Facebook, Instagram Suspended Trump’s Account Indefinitely

The shocking events of the last 24 hours clearly demonstrate that President Donald Trump intends to use his remaining time in office to undermine the peaceful and lawful transition of power to his elected successor, Joe Biden.

His decision to use his platform to condone rather than condemn the actions of his supporters at the Capitol building has rightly disturbed people in the US and around the world. We removed these statements yesterday because we judged that their effect -- and likely their intent -- would be to provoke further violence.

Atiku Abubakar Receives Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine In Dubai

Nigeria’s former vice president, Atiku Abubakar reportedly took the Pfizer’s vaccine in the United Arab Emirates.

The people’s Democratic Party’s presidential candidate in the 2019 general elections took the dose in Dubai to prevent symptomatic cases of Covid-19.

United States Congress affirms President-elect Joe Biden's Electoral College victory

The United States Congress has just affirmed President-elect Joe Biden's Electoral College victory over President Trump.⁣

The counting of Vermont's three electoral votes put Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris over the 270-threshold needed to win the presidency.⁣