Facebook offers to aid INEC with 2019 general elections 

Facebook has offered to explore avenues with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that could help expand voter education and engage citizens meaningfully to achieve peaceful general elections in 2019. The social networking giant made this offer having noticed that topics Nigerians mostly shared on its platform bordered on elections and politics According to INEC,… Read More Facebook offers to aid INEC with 2019 general elections 

Soldiers arrest five cultists during initiation ceremony in Benue State

Troops of 707 Special Forces Brigade conducting EXERCISE AYEM AKPATUMA have arrested 5 suspected cultists at Katsina Ala local government area of Benue State. This is contained in a statement Monday night by Major Olabisi Ayeni, Assistant Director Army Public Relations. It said preliminary investigation revealed that the suspects were students of College of Education,… Read More Soldiers arrest five cultists during initiation ceremony in Benue State

Central Bank of Nigeria issues ultimatum to banks, financial institutions to settle customer complaints

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has directed that banks and other financial institutions must settle customers’ complaints on issues of overcharge, unauthorised deductions and other matters within two weeks. Mr Tajudeen Ahmed, Head of Complaints Management Division, said the CBN would ensure that bank customers received redress on issues of excess charges or unauthorised… Read More Central Bank of Nigeria issues ultimatum to banks, financial institutions to settle customer complaints

Former U.S. drug executive Martin Shkreli to held responsible for $10.4million losses 

​Former U.S. drug company executive Martin Shkreli will be held responsible for $10.4 million in financial losses when he is sentenced for defrauding investors, a federal judge ruled on Monday, rejecting his argument that he did not cause any losses because his investors eventually came out ahead. The ruling from U.S. District Judge Kiyo Matsumoto… Read More Former U.S. drug executive Martin Shkreli to held responsible for $10.4million losses 

Fourteen killed, ExxonMobil shuts down LNG operations as magnitude-7.5 earthquake hits Papua New Guinea 

Up to 14 people were killed in landslides and by collapsed buildings during a powerful earthquake in the remote Papua New Guinea highlands, police and a hospital worker said on Tuesday, with unconfirmed reports of up to 30 people killed. The 7.5 magnitude quake that rocked the region early on Monday also damaged mining and… Read More Fourteen killed, ExxonMobil shuts down LNG operations as magnitude-7.5 earthquake hits Papua New Guinea