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Leaders from around the world congratulated newly sworn-in U.S. President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on Wednesday, expressing cautious optimism over future relations after four years of tumult under Donald Trump.
They are Justice Olubukola Aigbokhaevbo, who until her appointment was the Deputy Chief Registrar (Special Duties), Lagos Division, and Justice Rahman Oshodi, who once acted as Secretary to the Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee of the Section on Business Law.
Trump’s decision to skip Biden’s swearing-in ceremony comes after weeks of his refusal to acknowledge that Biden had defeated him in the Nov. 3 election. Trump finally acknowledged his loss in a video on Thursday, saying that a new administration will take office in January.
Members of Parliament of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) have served notice they will not attend the swearing-in ceremony of President-elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and his Vice, Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia.
Two serving ministers from Kwara State; Lai Mohammed and Gbemisola Saraki and other stakeholders in All Progressives Congress (APC) have moved against Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq’s efforts to stop Hon Bashir Bolarinwa from being recognised as the Chairman of the state caretaker committee, describing the actions as illegal, illogical and unacceptable.
Gov Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has lauded the role of corps members in healthcare delivery during the global COVID-19 pandemic in the state.
The Oba of Benin, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolo , Ewuare II has congratulated Governor Godwin Obaseki and his deputy Comrade Philip Shaibu for the inauguration to begin their second term in office.
In a statement, Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, said the event would be held at the Tennis Court at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, adding that all necessary arrangements for the inauguration ceremony have been concluded.
The inauguration of Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo will hold on Thursday in strict compliance with COVID-19 protocols.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, yesterday, inaugurated the new State Executive Council, with a task to members to be diligent in their duties, saying, “we must accelerate the trajectory of growth and development of Lagos State as we can’t afford to disappoint Lagosians.”
China said on Wednesday that the Indian government’s decision to keep a ban on 59 Chinese apps was a violation of the World Trade Organization’s fair rules of business and would hurt Chinese firms.
Four major Taiwanese chip makers met the island’s economics minister on Wednesday and told her they were willing to prioritise supplies for auto makers amid a global shortage of chips for the industry, the minister said.
The World Health Organisation, WHO, has okayed delaying the second injections of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for up to six weeks in exceptional situations, such as limited vaccine supplies, just as it recommended for the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines.
Dayot Upamecano is capable of solving Liverpool's defensive injury crisis, according to Peter Crouch, who has described the RB Leipzig star as "one of the best in Europe".
China’s ByteDance is cutting the size of its 2,000-plus India team and is unsure when it will make a comeback, the company told employees in an internal memo on Wednesday, months after its popular TikTok video app was banned.
The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Ebonyi chapter, has charged government at all levels to supply more personal protective equipment (PPE) in schools.
"With profound sadness, Ora Media announces the death of our co-founder, host and friend Larry King, who passed away this morning at age 87 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles," the statement said. "For 63 years and across the platforms of radio, television and digital media, Larry's many thousands of interviews, awards, and global acclaim stand as a testament to his unique and lasting talent as a broadcaster."
A whopping 1.27 billion dinars or about US$284 million was devoted to the fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in 2020, the Libyan Central Bank (LCB) announced on Wednesday.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state has condoled Malam Musa Adamu, the husband of one Aisha, a seven-month pregnant woman who was killed by bandits on the Kaduna-Birnin Gwari Road in Chikun local government area of Kaduna state on Sunday.
Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti has sent out a warning to their Premier League rivals over the return of top goalscorer Dominic Calvert-Lewin.