The abductors of a retired United States of America Army officer, Major Jide Ijadare, and one other person at a palm oil factory on Wednesday demanded N20m ransom from his family. The gunmen, who invaded the factory belonging to the former army officer along Ijan Ekiti-Ise Ekiti Road in Ijan […]

William H. Gates II, a lawyer and philanthropist who was the father of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, has died at 94. Gates died Monday at his beach home in Washington state from Alzheimer’s disease, his family announced Tuesday, CBS News reports. In an obituary, the family credited the patriarch with […]

The naira continued its downward trend, as it exchanged for the dollars at N460 in the parallel market on Tuesday, despite the resumption of forex sales to the Bureau de Change Operators. The naira had earlier dropped from N480/$ following the Central Bank of Nigeria’s announcement to resume forex sales […]

THE Senate on Tuesday reviewed the nation’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic and submitted that the European style adopted by the Presidential Task Force, which is coordinating the exercise, was killing Nigeria’s economy. But the National Coordinator of the PTF, Dr Sani Aliyu, said poverty was the strongest weapon used […]