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It took Luis Salgado years of manual labor to save enough money to open a small fresh produce store, so when torrential floods swept away $1,500 worth of apples, bananas and other fruits, he decided there was no longer a future for him in Honduras.
An Australian court on Friday dismissed eight out of 87 contempt of court charges against media on their reporting of ex-Vatican treasurer George Pell’s 2018 conviction for child sex assault.
At the recently concluded U.S. Consulate General Lagos Documentary Film Festival, Konwiser Brothers’ documentary ‘Make It Work’ received laudation from STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) educators and innovators for its message of passion and determination.
Nollywood actress, Joke Lawal, says female actresses are being viewed as prostitutes by many Nigerians, adding that this disturbing trend is gravely affecting the local film industry and has to change when she gets a chance.
Eight journalists, Lade Bonuola, founding member and pioneer, Associate Editor of The Guardian newspaper, and Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, will be honoured at the award presentation event of the 15th Wole Soyinka Award for Investigative Reporting.
In the same vein, president of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Samson Ayokunle, and the Catholic Archibishop of Abuja, His Grace Ignatius Kaigama, also expressed dismay at the level of religious intolerance in the country.
Romania’s old-growth forests are vast ancient woodlands that straddle the Carpathian Mountains in Eastern Europe. They have survived unchanged since the end of the ice age. But now these extraordinary forests are disappearing at an alarming rate and once gone, they can never be fully restored.
Scores of freshly-dug graves fill the church compound in Mai-Kadra. Shovels abandoned by weary hands are strewn on the dirt among empty cans of lemon air freshener that fail to mask the stench of death.
A lecture organised to mark what was called the 10th anniversary of progressive governance in Osun State has been cancelled by the organisers following the interventions of the party leaders at the national level.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has accused CNN of desperation over its second report on the Lekki toll plaza shootings that happened on October 20.
The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has identified parents, teachers, caregivers as well as neighbours as major perpetrators of violence against children in Nigeria.
This was disclosed Friday in a new report released by Save the Children report, titled: “Killed and Maimed: A Generation of Violations Against Children In Conflict.”
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has advised the Federal Government to explore the use of relevant technology for the purpose of revenue collection by its agencies, so as to prevent the diversion of public funds into private pockets.
Manchester City youngster Phil Foden opened his England account with a double deposit as Gareth Southgate’s charges ended their Nations League campaign on a high with a 4-0 victory over 10-man Iceland.
Twitter said Tuesday it was rolling out tweets which disappear after 24 hours, joining rival social platforms in offering ephemeral messages.
Following negative impacts caused by the novel Coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic on businesses, ActionAid Nigeria, Wednesday, called on the Federal Government to reduce import tariffs on media consumables and grant tax holiday to media houses in order to cushion the effects.
An election observer, Yiaga Africa, Friday, ahead of bye-election across the six geopolitical zones of the country, scored the Independent National Electoral Commission’s preparedness on average while it predicted low voter turnout.
Suspected armed bandits on Saturday disrupted the voting process during the State Assembly election in Oroji village in Rini ward of Bakura local government area of Zamfara state.
The Federal Government said on Friday that despite that fake news and misinformation on social media fuelled the recent #EndSARS crisis, it would not shut down the internet or stifle press freedom.
Governor Bello Masari of katsina State has approved automatic employment of first class graduates of the state University: Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University, UMYU, into the civil service of the state.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, has warned the newly-promoted generals against coup plots.
Fitch Ratings, a global credit rating agency, predicts a risk in the rating of Nigerian banks due to foreign currency liquidity.
The Trump administration has once again extended the deadline for ByteDance to sell video sharing platform TikTok’s business in the US, Reuters reported. The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) has given China-based ByteDance until December 4th to either sell or spin out its US business, according to a court filing. CFIUS reportedly granted the extension “to allow time to review a revised submission” that it recently received.
Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone applauded and had tears in his eyes during the minute's silence for Diego Maradona at the Mestalla.
Mr Stephen Jiyason, the Commandant, Plateau Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), has pledged adequate security for farmers in the state.
The Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRC) on Friday advised Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of government to sanction contractors who failed to complete projects awarded to them.