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Trump administration to ban Americans from downloading TikTok and Wechat

Due to concerns over national security, Trump’s administration announced on Friday that it will ban Chinese-owned messaging and payment app WeChat effective Sunday and block new...

Poverty, economic crisis deepening daily, Nigeria’s VP Osinbajo cries out

Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo on Monday lamented that the poverty situation in the country, as well the economic distortions and hardship caused by...

Only 6 per cent of Nigerians use iPhones, new study finds

A new report released Wednesday by Apple shows that Nigeria ranks below India but above Brazil in using Apple iPhones. Apple iPhones are among the...

MacKenzie Scott, Jeff Bezos ex-wife, becomes the world’s richest woman

MacKenzie Scott, the former wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, is now the world's richest woman following a surge in Amazon stock. A writer and philanthropist,...

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe resigns after 7 years in power

After a record seven years and eight months in power, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday announced his resignation, citing ill-health after a...

Cameroon bans exports of cereal, including millet and corn, to Nigeria

Cameroon has banned the exportation of cereals, including millet and corn, to Nigeria as a food security measure after a production drop. Cameroon blamed the...

Nigeria’s inflation rate rises to 12.82% as food prices soar

A new report by the National Bureau of Statistics, shows that Nigeria’s inflation rate rose further in July 2020 to 12.82% (year-on-year). This is a 0.26%...

$1.4billion stimulus payments were sent to dead people – watchdog finds

The US Treasury Department and IRS sent about 1.1 million coronavirus stimulus payments, totaling almost $1.4 billion to dead people as of April 30,...

Read the letter Jeff Bezos sent to Amazon employees about black...

Amazon CEO on Tuesday joined the growing list of tech leaders calling for their companies to commemorate Juneteenth. In a letter to employees, Jeff Bezos urged...

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian resigns from board, calls for black successor

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian announced Friday that he has resigned from the company’s board of directors. He asked that a black candidate be appointed to replace him. Ohanian’s...

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