WORLD NEWS

Samsung Chief Jailed for 2.5 Years Over Corruption Charges_Ada Nkong

The de facto chief of South Korea’s Samsung business empire was convicted Monday over a huge corruption scandal and jailed for two and a half years, in a ruling that deprives the tech giant of its top decision-maker. Lee Jae-yong, vice-chairman of Samsung Electronics, the world’s biggest smartphone and memory chip maker, was found guilty… Continue reading Samsung Chief Jailed for 2.5 Years Over Corruption Charges_Ada Nkong

POLITICS · WORLD NEWS

Trump should not be prosecuted for Capitol riot incitement, former FBI Director James Comey says_Femi Ehiabhi

President Donald Trump should be convicted by the Senate but not criminally prosecuted for inciting Capitol rioters, former FBI Director James Comey said Sunday, adding that it would give America space to "heal." "The country would be better off if we did not give him the platform that a prosecution would for the next three… Continue reading Trump should not be prosecuted for Capitol riot incitement, former FBI Director James Comey says_Femi Ehiabhi

POLITICS · WORLD NEWS

Even as Trump exits, Democrats say ‘most dangerous crime’ demands a Senate trial_Femi Ehiabhi

President Trump’s staunchest allies sought on Sunday to stave off a trial for him in the Senate over the storming of the U.S Capitol by a mob of his supporters, while Democrats demanded he be held accountable for what one called the “most dangerous crime by a president ever committed against the United States.”Three days… Continue reading Even as Trump exits, Democrats say ‘most dangerous crime’ demands a Senate trial_Femi Ehiabhi

EDUCATION

There is Enough to Leverage on to Get Wealthy- Abah _Ada Nkong

Youths have been urged to take advantage of the opportunities around them to great wealth for themselves. The converner ,Guide the Youth Initiative , Jacob Abah made the call during the maiden edition of a monthly seminar series organized by the initiative. The seminar with the theme "Wealth Creation a Panacea to Financial Stability" according… Continue reading There is Enough to Leverage on to Get Wealthy- Abah _Ada Nkong

EDUCATION

Schools in Edo State to Remain Closed Till February 1_Ada Nkong

Edo state governor, Gov. Godwin Obasekisays schools in the state will remain closed until Feb. 1, while the state works out measures for coping with the second wave of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Obaseki spoke at a news conference on in Benin. Meanwhile, schools across the country are preparing to resume on Jan. 18. ”We… Continue reading Schools in Edo State to Remain Closed Till February 1_Ada Nkong

HUMAN INTEREST

Armed Forces Remembrance day: Not Enough Ado_Ada Nkong

Today we remember, our fallen heroes, Nigeria remembers you, We honor you, your courage we salute, Nigeria remembers you. You gave your life for a truly just cause, That Nigeria may be one, strong united sovereign state, Nigeria remembers you. Nowadays, you just wake up and its armed forces remembrance day. No heralding or at… Continue reading Armed Forces Remembrance day: Not Enough Ado_Ada Nkong

COVID-19

The US coronavirus death toll is projected to surpass 400,000 by Inauguration Day_Femi Ehiabhi

At the current rate of daily fatalities, the US death toll from the Covid-19 pandemic may surpass 400,000 before President-elect Joe Biden is sworn in on Wednesday. Another 14,400 Americans are projected to die from the virus over the next six days, according to an ensemble forecast published by the Centers for Disease Control and… Continue reading The US coronavirus death toll is projected to surpass 400,000 by Inauguration Day_Femi Ehiabhi

WORLD NEWS

Uganda’s Bibi White Claims He Won Elections by Far_Ada Nkong

Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine on Friday claimed victory in a presidential election, rejecting early results which gave President Yoweri Museveni a wide lead as a “joke”. “I am very confident that we defeated the dictator by far. I call upon all Ugandans to reject the blackmail. We have certainly won the election and we’ve… Continue reading Uganda’s Bibi White Claims He Won Elections by Far_Ada Nkong

HEALTH

PTF National Coordinator Debunks Rumuors of Lockdown_Ada Nkong

The PTF National coordinator, Dr Sani Aliyu has asked Nigerians to disregard false reports of an imminent lockdown. In a video being circulated by the PTF, Dr Aliyu urged Nigerians to go about their normal activities while observing the covid-19 guidelines. Follow link to See Video https://youtu.be/UYU58snFjJY