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India’s Covid-19 cases top 7 million as experts warn of fatigue over health measures

Health workers collect swab samples from employees of the Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI) for coronavirus tests in New Delhi on October 8, 2020. © Prakash Singh, AFPIndia’s confirmed coronavirus toll crossed 7 million on Sunday with a number of new cases dipping in recent weeks, even as health experts warn of mask and distancing fatigue … Continue reading India’s Covid-19 cases top 7 million as experts warn of fatigue over health measures

Sexual harassment victims not responsible for abuse — Osinbajo

The notion that victims or potential victims of sexual harassment are architects of their fate especially by their attitude, dressing or willingness to be in a compromising place with their violators is wrong and should be resisted in every situation. The victim must always be seen as the victim and not to be blamed. This … Continue reading Sexual harassment victims not responsible for abuse — Osinbajo

International Literacy Day 2020: FirstBank sets pace with innovative e-learning solutions

COVID-19 brought a huge challenge to education and literacy. First Bank of Nigeria Limited responded with a Rosetta stone of innovative e-learning initiatives that have far-reaching effects.Since 1967 that the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation have been celebrating International Literacy Day to promote the importance of literacy and education, every September 8 had … Continue reading International Literacy Day 2020: FirstBank sets pace with innovative e-learning solutions

41 attacks on journalists recorded in Nigeria in eight months – IPC

No Fewer than 41 journalists have been attacked at different locations in the country in the course of their duties between January and August, the International Press Centre has said. IPC Programme Officer, Melody Akinjiyan-Lawal, made the revelation during a webinar on Edo and Ondo States elections in Benin on Monday. The webinar was organised … Continue reading 41 attacks on journalists recorded in Nigeria in eight months – IPC

To live in the land of the free

By Gloria Mabeiam Ballason Esq Sometime in 1830, the paths of three men intersected- Beverly Randolph Snow, an Epicurean chef of mixed racial heritage, John Arthur Bowen, a 19-year old slave boy and Francis Scott Key, an attorney and scion of Maryland’s slave holding aristocracy. Snow bought his way out of slavery and established a … Continue reading To live in the land of the free

Benedict XVI Becomes Oldest Pope In History

By AFP At the age of 93 and nearly five months, Benedict XVI officially became the oldest pope in history on Friday, even if the record is complicated by the fact that he stepped down in 2013 and holds the status of “pope emeritus”. He was succeeded by Argentinian Jorge Bergoglio, 10 years his junior and … Continue reading Benedict XVI Becomes Oldest Pope In History

Nigeria secures landmark victory in P&ID contract suit

The Federal Government has secured a landmark victory in its pursuit to overturn a $10 billion judgment awarded against it in a case against Process and Industrial Developments. The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, in a statement in Abuja on Friday said the court has granted Nigeria’s application for an … Continue reading Nigeria secures landmark victory in P&ID contract suit

Gbajabiamila succeeds in Mission to Ghana as President agrees to consider resolutions

The President of Ghana, Prof. Nana Akufo Ado, has assured the Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, of the readiness of the Ghanaian Government to consider the resolutions reached at the “Legislative Diplomacy Bilateral Meeting” between Nigeria and Ghana’s senior legislators on September 2, 2020 at the Ghanaian Parliament House. The Ghanian … Continue reading Gbajabiamila succeeds in Mission to Ghana as President agrees to consider resolutions