Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 29, 2021: New World Group (NWG), with assets of over USD 2.5 Billion is mapping out its expansion into the GCC and wider region by establishing a strategic hub to complement its offices in London and Kuala Lumpur. NWG CEO and Co-Founder Adam Sadiq said:...
US NSA Jake Sullivan and Ajit Doval also discussed the Quad vaccine initiative in which more than a billion doses are to be produced in India. New Delhi: In the next 48 hours, the United States will be delivering raw material for vaccines, oxygen concentrators, ventilators, PPE kits to India, this...
Nigeria has been ranked the third-worst country in good governance index by a group in Singapore. In the inaugural Chandler Good Government  Index (CGGI) released on Monday, Africa’s largest economy scored 0.319 points to rank 102 out of 104 countries considered in the report. CGGI noted that the result reflected Nigeria’s...
Streaming giant, Netflix has revealed plans to spend $17 billion on content this year, as revealed in its first-quarter earnings report. The news is contained in a recent Variety report and the company, speaking via its letter to shareholders, said: "As we have noted previously, the production delays from COVID-19...
President Joe Biden has become the first US president to officially acknowledge that the massacre of Armenians under the Ottoman Empire during World War I was a genocide. Biden who made the declaration in a speech on Saturday risks a potential fracture with Turkey, but his comments have signaled US...
A man in the town of Manacor on the Spanish island of Mallorca, has been arrested on suspicion of deliberately infecting 22 people with Covid-19, according to the Spanish National Police (SNP) on Sunday. Police authorities added that the 40-year-old man “came to work with a 40°C fever according...
Traders, commercial bus drivers, tricycles and motorcycle operators have taken over walkways and pavements in most parts of Lagos, denying pedestrians free movement along the city’s busy roads, an investigation by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) has revealed. The walkways are passages or paths constructed for pedestrians. To ensure...
People who have been fully vaccinated against the Coronavirus (COVID-19) could have certain restrictions lifted soon, German Justice Minister Christine Lambrecht said. Lambrecht said this in an interview with the Handelsblatt newspaper on Saturday. “If it is established that a vaccination not only protects against illness, but can also prevent further...
The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate alleged illicit trade on human organs between Nigeria and China. The resolution was sequel to a unanimous adoption of a motion by Rep. Rimamnde Kwewum (PDP-Taraba) and co-sponsored by Rep. Olajide Olatubosun (APC-Oyo), at plenary on Thursday. Moving the motion earlier, Kwewum said...
TGI Distri Limited has recently launched a toilet cleaner known as Kleansol for family Use. According to the company, Kleansol toilet cleaner contains power dynamic fixings with 99.9% viability in killing all types of microbes in and around the toilet territory. During the launch of the item in Lagos, Mr. Govind...
A bigamist, Kelly Felix Iluobe, known to marry women fraudulently is currently on the run. According to reports gathered by Gistmania, Felix married a woman identified as Helen Princess Iluobe, claiming to have AA Genotype when it is AS. The three children, who have been produced in the marriage are said...
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II will not have a public celebration for her 95th birthday, according to royal sources. The reigning monarch is understood to have “no plans” to mark the event on Wednesday, which is her first birthday without her husband Prince Philip in 73 years, sources have told DPA. Philip,...
The Nigerian Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported zero COVID-19-related death for the ninth consecutive days as the nation’s fatality toll remains 2,061. The NCDC revealed this on its official Twitter handle yesterday being Tuesday, 20th April 2021. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, the country last registered a...
The Edo Government has released a sum of N1.5 million to offset the medical bills of three Persons with Albinism (PWA) suffering from skin cancer in the state. In an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Benin on Tuesday, Mrs Joy Odigie, the Assistant Edo Coordinator of The...
Chadian President, Marshal Idriss Déby Itno was born on the 18th of June 1952 and died on 20th April 2021. He was a Chadian politician and military officer who was President of Chad from 1990 until his death in 2021. He was also head of the ruling Patriotic Salvation...
Prof. Bamidele Owoyele, the President, the Ilorin Neuroscience Group (ING) says one out of  every four Nigerians suffer one form of mental disorder or the other. Owoyele, a  Professor of Physiology at the University of Ilorin, said this at the maiden Global Engagement and Advocacy Programme on Monday. The event was...
United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc has released its unaudited results for the first quarter ended March 31st, 2021, showing impressive double-digit growth across most of its major income lines. The bank leveraged on modest growth in both interest and non-interest income as well as increased efficiency to deliver an...