Sri Lanka crisis forces 13-hour blackouts, hospitals stop surgery

Sri Lanka has announced nationwide 13-hour daily power cuts from Thursday and more hospitals suspended routine surgeries after running out of life-saving medicines, as the cash-strapped island’s economic crisis deepens.…

China: Panic buying in divided Shanghai under lockdown

Residents in Shanghai are scrambling to stock up on supplies while thousands quarantine in offices, as a lockdown rolls out in the divided city. After weeks of isolated compound lockdowns,…

Joe Biden signs anti-lynching bill in historic first

US President Joe Biden has signed legislation that designates lynching as a federal hate crime. The law follows more than 100 years and 200 failed attempts by US lawmakers to…

Multimillion-dollar Investment Coming In Ogun – Gov. Abiodun

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun says his administration’s efforts at attracting investments into the State are already yielding positive results, as companies are about to set up multimillion-dollar investments…

Abiodun Extols Bishop Adekunle At 60

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has extolled the virtues of the Bishop of Anglican Communion, Egba Diocese, Rt Revd. Oludaisi Adekunle for his humility and fervent faith in God,…

Ogun Uplifts 22,000 Enterpreneurs With N850m

As part of efforts to further create employment opportunities and generate wealth for the people, Ogun State Government through the Agricultural and Multipurpose Credit Agency, (OSAMCA), has disbursed N850m to…

Sadio Mane Denies Egypt Again, Fires Senegal to Qatar 2022

Sadio Mane scored the winning penalty in a shootout to send Senegal to the 2022 World Cup after Liverpool team-mate Mohamed Salah missed his spot-kick for Egypt. In a repeat…

2022 World Cup: FIFA, CAF to punish Nigeria after 1-1 draw with Ghana

Nigeria is facing sanctions from FIFA and the Confederation of African Football (CAF), after thousands of fans invaded the Moshood Abiola National Stadium pitch, following a 1-1 draw with Ghana…

Poor Nigerians to hit 95.1m in 2022, says World Bank

THE World Bank has said that poverty reduction stagnated since 2015, with more Nigerians falling below the poverty line over the years. The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), was…

Nigeria Suffers $14bn Loss to Farmer-herder Clashes, Says Osinbajo

Nigeria has lost over $14 billion yearly due to the frequent farmer-herder clashes, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said yesterday. Osinbajo made the disclosure in Lagos, while declaring this year’s Livestock…