Ondo State Mourns as Governor Akeredolu Passes Away After Leukemia Illness

Ondo City, Nigeria – Ondo State was plunged into mourning today following the news of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu’s passing. After a prolonged illness, the Governor succumbed peacefully earlier this morning, surrounded by his family and close aides. Governor Akeredolu, fondly known as Aketi by many, leaves behind a legacy of dedication and service to Ondo … Read more

Two lives lost in Christmas Day tragedy on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Festive cheer turned into mourning on Christmas Day in Nigeria as a tragic accident claimed two lives on the busy Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. Details surrounding the incident remain partially cleared, but initial reports suggest a collision between multiple vehicles opposite the AP filling station. Emergency services responded swiftly, working through the afternoon to clear the wreckage and … Read more

Isabel dos Santos Faces $734 Million Asset Freeze in London Dispute

Angolan businesswoman Isabel dos Santos, once the richest woman in Africa, has had £580 million (approximately $734 million) of her assets frozen in a legal battle with telecoms giant Unitel SA. The freezing order, granted by the High Court in London, pertains to a long-running dispute between dos Santos and Unitel, in which the Angolan … Read more

PayPal Adjust Its Terms and Conditions to Comply with EU’s Law

The popular online payments giant PayPal.Com has agreed to rewrite its terms and conditions, bringing them into line with stringent EU consumer protection rules. The move marks a significant victory for regulators and user advocates, who have long criticized PayPal’s opaque and often unfair practices. The EU Commission announced the agreement in a statement on … Read more

Infinix Surges to Top 10 as Smartphones Shipments Soar 75% in Q3 2023

The third quarter of 2023 saw Infinix, a rising star in the global smartphone market, experience spectacular growth, securing its place as a significant participant in the sector. IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker data shows that Infinix not only surpassed its high Q3 goals but also broke all previous records to become the fastest-growing … Read more

Google to Bring Crypto Ads Back in January 2024 After 5 Years Ban

Tech giant Google is poised to re-enter the cryptocurrency advertising market after a five-year ban, with approval for ads promoting “Cryptocurrency Coin Trusts” set to begin in January 2024. This marks a significant shift in policy for the platform, which previously banned all crypto-related advertisements in 2018 due to concerns about volatility, fraud, and consumer … Read more

Prior Notice: CBN To Freeze Account without BVN and NIN from Q1 2024

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has declared that it will start freezing Nigerians bank accounts without a Bank Verification Number (BVN) or National Identification Number (NIN) from April 2024. It’s been seen that this decision is part of the apex bank’s commitments to strengthen the Nigerian financial system, enhance the rate at which company … Read more