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Joaquin Phoenix, who won an Oscar this year for his role in the film Joker, has reportedly welcomed his first child with fiancee Rooney Mara. They named the baby boy after Phoenix’s late brother, River, who died in 1993.
Streaming service Quibi said on Wednesday it intends to wind down its operations and start a process to sell its assets, just six months after its launch.
S&P Global Ratings Services cut its assessment of Zambia’s debt to selective default after it said it couldn’t meet payments and skipped a coupon on its Eurobonds last week.
The Nigerian stock market could not sustain the bullish performance recorded earlier in the week as the market, Wednesday, plunged by 0.75 per cent following the curfew announced by the Lagos State as a result of the protest by Nigerian youths against police brutality, tagged #EndSARS.
Prof. Kemebradikumo Pondei, the Managing Director, Interim Management Committee (IMC) of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), has shunned the House of Representatives committee investigative hearing into the alleged N139.32 billion misappropriated between 2013 and 2018.
Two civil rights movements under the aegis of Women Arise and Centre for Change, on Wednesday, lent its voice to the killing of #EndSARS protesters by security operatives in Lagos but warned that Nigeria may return to its pariah status in the comity of nations witnessed during the regime of late General Sani Abacha.
No fewer than 800 youths on Tuesday blocked the entrance to the Imo State Government House for over two hours in the ongoing nationwide protest against police violation of human rights.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has condemned “reports that security agents are shooting at #EndSARS peaceful protesters at the Lekki Toll gate, Lagos. This must stop immediately.”
Security has been beefed up in Apo Village, settlement in Abuja after the Monday mayhem in which vehicles were burnt and houses destroyed.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has ordered the immediate closure of all schools in Ogun State from now till October 26.
Juventus have ‘precautionarily decided to temporarily suspend the activity of the youth sector’ following some cases of Covid-19 among their academy players.