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The United States has demanded a fresh probe of the president of African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, over allegations leveled against him.
Emirates Group is planning to cut about 30,000 jobs to reduce costs amid the coronavirus outbreak, which will bring down its number of employees by about 30 per cent from more than 105,000.
The chief executive of French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi will report to the Elysee Palace on Tuesday for a meeting with President Emmanuel Macron, the president’s office said on Friday.
French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi plans to make any vaccine it develops against the novel coronavirus available to all.
Former Google engineer James Damore, who sued Google in 2018 for allegedly discriminating against conservative white men, has asked a court to dismiss the suit, Bloomberg
France is integrating new AI tools into security cameras in the Paris metro system to check whether passengers are wearing face masks.
Barely a week after helping to repatriate $311m (N118bn) stolen by the late Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha, the United States says there is a separate $319m (N121bn) Abacha loot in the United Kingdom and France.
Royal Dutch Shell on Thursday cut its dividend for the first time since the 1940s after a first-quarter loss – and warned virus-ravaged oil prices will take time to fully recover.
With gradual easing of the COVID-19 lockdown in Nigeria and elsewhere, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it has resumed provision of foreign exchange to all commercial banks for onward sales to parents wishing to pay schools fees and SMEs wishing to make essential imports needed to revamp economic activities across the country.
The Federal Government has requested for the account statements of some former public office holders to 10 banks. Bloomberg reports that the public officers include former President Goodluck Jonathan and his wife, Patience; former Ministers of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke and Rilwanu Lukman.
The Oxford University’s Jenner Insititute believes it has produced an effective Coronavirus vaccine, and plans to carry out clinical tests on 6,000 people before the end of May.
ByteDance, which also operates the social media app TikTok, developed Feishu as an internal app, then marketed it for business use in 2019. An international version of the app, called Lark, launched in April 2019 and is still operating in markets like Japan and Singapore.
Oil prices have plunged further below $5 a barrel with the threat to erase decade of demand growth with thousands of jobs under threat as coronavirus continues to spread further.
The UK is moving to drop Huawei as a vendor for the country’s 5G cellphone network in a major blow to Communist China over poor coronavirus transparency.
Apple’s unannounced high-end over-ear headphones will reportedly come with interchangeable parts. Bloomberg reports that Apple is developing new high-end headphones that include swappable ear pads and headbands that magnetically attach. The modular design, similar to some other high-end headphone brands, is reportedly designed for owners to switch out parts during exercise sessions.
Bloomberg’s monthly survey of economists puts the contraction in the euro area at more than 10% in the January-June period, with most of the hit – 8.3% – in the second quarter. Even with an expected rebound later in the year, the bloc’s output will still decline more than 5% in 2020.
The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
Alliance for Surviving COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion contradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.
They also denied signing a Memorandum of Understanding with the state government over their three-week warning strike.
A Rwandan court on Thursday handed a life sentence to a former politician found guilty of orchestrating the killing of tens of thousands of people during the 1994 genocide, a court spokesman said.
Twitter concealed one of Donald Trump’s tweets on Friday for “glorifying violence,” ramping up a dispute with the US president who says social media companies censor conservative voices like his.
Zenith Bank Plc, has emerged as the best bank in Nigeria in the recently released Global Finance Magazine World’s Best Banks Awards 2020.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that there is no evidence that COVID-19 can be transmitted through an infected nursing mother to her child via breast milk.