Politics

Banks can’t collect electricity bills, union tells CBN Banks can’t collect electricity bills, union tells CBN

Organised labour in the nation’s power sector has rejected a recent directive by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, that banks should take over the collection of electricity bills from Electricity Distribution Companies, DisCos. The electricity workers threatened to frustrate the implementation of the directive. Recall that CBN, through a Circular dated August 21, by […]

I Won My Election As Governor Without Support Of Ogieneni- Oshiomhole

Benin- Former APC national chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has reacted to the cold reception accorded him and his entourage during the APC’s campaign tour of Jattu, saying he won his election to become the governor of the state comfortably without any form of support from his clan head, the Ogieneni of Uzairue, HRH Kadiri OmogbaiA […]

Health

Omotola Jalade Contracted The Virus And Infected Her Kids,

Nollywood actress Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde has opened up on her COVID-19 journey and how she Infected her kids with the virus.The 42-year-old filmmaker made this known while addressing her colleagues on the popular filmmakers’ WhatsApp group, Filmic. A debate had risen on the group on how Nollywood can adhere strictly to the health guidelines of COVID-19, […]

Aleksei Navalny, Top Putin Critic, Is Flown to Germany After Suspected Poisoning

Mr. Navalny, the Russian opposition leader, was put on a plane in Siberia early Saturday. His departure was delayed for hours, even though German doctors said it was safe for him to travel. BERLIN — A prominent Russian opposition figure was flown to Germany for treatment of suspected poisoning on Saturday, his spokeswoman said, after […]

Life is slow, burials fast in Italian town in virus hotspot

Coronavirus: The burial was over and done in five minutes. Just enough time for the priest to utter a prayer over the body of the elderly woman, in the presence of one relative and two undertakers. The growing coronavirus outbreak in Italy leaves little room for decorum, and Zorlesco, a northern town of 1,700 residents […]

Metro

Deadly California wildfires scorch more than 1 million acres with no end in sight

The deadly California wildfires have burned over 1 million acres — and there’s no end in sight as thousands of firefighters struggle to contain the blazes and more emerge. Hundreds of fires were started by lightning, Cal Fire spokesman Steve Kaufmann said. There were approximately 12,000 lightning strikes that started 585 fires in the state […]

Aleksei Navalny, Top Putin Critic, Is Flown to Germany After Suspected Poisoning

Mr. Navalny, the Russian opposition leader, was put on a plane in Siberia early Saturday. His departure was delayed for hours, even though German doctors said it was safe for him to travel. BERLIN — A prominent Russian opposition figure was flown to Germany for treatment of suspected poisoning on Saturday, his spokeswoman said, after […]