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Samsung Electronics chairman Lee Kun-hee, who transformed the South Korean firm into a global tech titan, died at the age of 78 on Sunday, the company said.

Samsung Electronics supremo Lee Kun-hee passes on at 78

Samsung Electronics chairman Lee Kun-hee, who transformed the South Korean firm into a global tech titan, died at the age of 78 on Sunday, the company said.
Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has disclosed that the US$50 million University of Transportation, Daura, scheduled to take off September next year will be built free of charge by the Chinese government.

Group commends President Buhari, Rotimi Amaechi for rail infrastructure, others

The Movement for Progressive Youths of Nigeria (MOPYON) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the major achievements recorded so far by his administration in the area of infrastructure development.

SERAP sues President Buhari over ‘failure to publish details of N800 billion recovered loot’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit against President Muhammadu Buhari over failure to “disclose information and documents relating to the names of people from whom N800 billion in looted public funds have been recovered, specific dates of the recovery, and details of projects on which the money has been spent.”

CLO urges public officers to work for masses

The Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO), has called on political leaders to, at all times, demonstrate patriotic ideals and implement people-oriented programmes.

SEC educates investors on ‘investing in difficult times’

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has held a webinar to educate investors in the Nigerian capital market in understanding the rudiments of investing in difficult times.

Kogi community leader blames government for woes of Nigerian youths

The President of Takete Ide Progressive Union (TIPU) in Mopamuro Local Government Area (LGA) of Kogi State, Prince Richard Dare Fiki, has called on the government, corporate organisations and well-meaning individuals to create enabling environment for the youths to actualise their God-given potentials.
One of the pristine rallying points for all Yoruba in Nigeria and the diaspora, Olojo cultural festival, will this year come with unique features and upscale celebration, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II in Ife, has said.

Ooni wants #BBNaija show replaced

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, on Wednesday celebrated the International Youth Day with some Nigerian youths in his palace at Ile Ife, Osun.

Eid-el-Kabir: Ibadan community leader counsels Nigerians

Chief Adegboyega Adegoke, the Ajia-Balogun Olubadan of Ibadanland, has urged Nigerians to have faith in God and pray for a more prosperous country as Muslims celebrate the Eid-el-Kabir.

Olam Nigeria, IFAD’s value chain development programme inject N3 billion into Nigerian economy

Nigeria’s economy has received a boost of over N3 billion, via the partnership between Olam Nigeria, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Federal Government of Nigeria on the Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP).
Netflix will roll out new parental control features globally in the coming months. Ryan Anson-AFP-Getty Images

Netflix adds another 10 million subscribers

On top of announcing that longtime chief content officer Ted Sarandos would join CEO Reed Hastings as co-CEO, the company made a few impressive announcements. Netflix added 10.2 million subscribers in its second quarter, beating the company’s own estimates that it made in its first quarter, which suggested it could add around 7.5 million.
The Chairman-CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has congratulated Prof. Charles Egbu on his appointment as the Vice Chancellor of Leeds Trinity University, East London, United Kingdom.

NIDCOM congratulates Nigerian professor on his appointment as VC of UK university

The Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has congratulated Prof. Charles Egbu on his appointment as the Vice Chancellor of Leeds Trinity University, East London, United Kingdom.
Bukola Saraki

Senator Saraki knocks APC for linking him with Hushpuppi

A former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has described as irresponsible and cheap politics, a statement credited to the All Progressives Congress, which tried to link him with a cyber-crime suspect, Ramon Abbas aka Hushpuppi, who was recently arrested in the United Arab Emirates and extradited to the United States.
Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce on Covid-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, who stated this yesterday during the daily briefing of the Taskforce, added that the federal government would also put in place measures to control the movement of nomadic herdsmen who go across the border in search of greener pastures for their cattle.

PTF: End of coronavirus not in sight based on rising number of cases

Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic and Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha, has warned that based on the rising number of coronavirus cases, the end of the situation was not in sight.
South African president Cyril Ramaphosa has declared a national state of disaster as he announced a range of extraordinary measures to contain the coronavirus outbreak that has infected 61 people so far.

South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa appoints Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Trevor Manuel as special envoys

The Chairperson of the African Union, AU, President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, has appointed ex-Nigerian Finance Minister, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Dr. Donald Kaberuka, Mr. Tidjane Thiam and Mr. Trevor Manuel as Special Envoys of AU.

Ecobank announces new appointments and changes on the board

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, ETI, the Lome-based parent company of the Ecobank Group, announces two new appointments and changes on its Board of Directors.
The African Development Bank, AfDB, says it has approved a 70 million dollar loan for a road project in Ebonyi. The bank said on its website on Friday that it would provide $40 million, while its co-financier, the Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF), would contribute $30 million for the project.

AfDB signs first private sector loan in Sudan

The African Development Bank has signed an agreement with DAL Group, one of Sudan’s largest conglomerates, for the provision of up to $75 million to improve food security and household incomes in the country. The agreement is the Bank’s first private sector loan to the East African nation.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, has urged Nigerian youths to be actively involved in the fight against corruption in the country.

Governor Okowa urges youths to join fight against corruption

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, has urged Nigerian youths to be actively involved in the fight against corruption in the country.

NGO promises to focus more on converting waste to wealth

A non-governmental organisation (NGO) in Owerri, known as Junior Chamber International (JCI), says it will focus more of its activities in 2020 on converting waste to wealth in order to create job for the youths.

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Gridlock as fuel queues return to Abuja

Newsmen reported that while some filling stations were not dispensing as of Tuesday morning, a few others dispensing were besieged by motorists.
Sierra Leone captain Umaru Bangura has revovered from Covid-19 following 10 days in self-isolation.

Sierra Leone skipper gets coronavirus all-clear ahead Super Eagles clash

Sierra Leone captain Umaru Bangura has revovered from Covid-19 following 10 days in self-isolation.

NERC: Coronavirus affected DisCos’ collection efficiency, remittance in Q1 2020

The Nigerian Electricity Regulation Commission (NERC) on Tuesday said that the COVID-19 pandemic affected collection efficiency and remittance by the 11 Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) in the first quarter of 2020.
Johnny Depp will be awarded the Camerimage Award for “an actor with unique visual sensitivity” at the EnergaCamerimage Film Festival. “Minamata,” starring Depp, will be the closing film of the 28th edition of the event.

Johnny Depp to be honored at Camerimage, ‘Minamata’ to Open Film Festival

Johnny Depp will be awarded the Camerimage Award for “an actor with unique visual sensitivity” at the EnergaCamerimage Film Festival. “Minamata,” starring Depp, will be the closing film of the 28th edition of the event, which focuses on cinematography.
Producers on the projects include Singaporean filmmaker Eric Khoo, who is presenting Huang Junxiang’s creature feature Prisoners Of The Pacific; acclaimed cinematographer Christopher Doyle, who is reteaming with Jenny Suen on comedy Peaches; and Camille Gatin (The Girl With All The Gifts), who is producing Wang Haolu’s adaptation of Alastair Reynolds’ short story Fellow Travellers.

Macao film festival unveils line-up for Iffam Project Market

International Film Festival & Awards Macao (IFFAM) has unveiled the 14 projects that have been selected for this year’s edition of the IFFAM Project Market (IPM).