World Bank Slashes Global Growth Forecast And Warns About Growing Inequality

KEY POINTS * The World Bank slashed its global growth forecast on Tuesday and cautioned that…

Football: Should the Africa Cup of Nations Be Held Every Four Years?

By Alexis Billebault The Confederation of African Football (CAF) supports FIFA’s plan to hold the World…

Champions League Draw To Be ‘Entirely Redone’ After Error – UEFA

The draw for the last 16 of the Champions League is to be “entirely redone” after…

U.S. Tightens COVID-19 Travel Rules As Countries Race To Quell Omicron Threat

Air travelers to the United States (U.S.) will face tougher Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing rules as several…

PHOTO NEWS: FIRS Chairman/CATA President, Muhammad Nami, Holds Inaugural Meeting With CATA Secretariat

SHARE THIS Muhammad Nami, Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Nigeria, and President…

NBA Chairman Renews Legal Battle Against British Airways Over Breach Of Contract

The chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Epe Branch, Barrister Ademola Abiodun Koko, alongside his…

AfDB To Create 25 Million New Jobs By 2025 – Adesina

Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, the President of African Development Bank, says the bank is targeting to create…

Apple Once Threatened Facebook Ban Over Mideast Maid Abuse

Two years ago, Apple threatened to pull Facebook and Instagram from its app store over concerns…

UNICEF’s Report of 13.2 million out of school Nigerian Children Sad – Philanthropist

By Wole Adedeji, Ilorin A Kwara State philanthropist and a one-time governorship aspirant, Engr. Adebayo Babalola,…

Bitcoin jumps to new high above $66,000 after landmark U.S. ETF launch

KEY POINTS Bitcoin notched a fresh all-time high as investors cheered the successful launch of the…

Facebook fined $69 million by UK competition watchdog for ‘deliberate’ breach during Giphy probe

KEY POINTS The Competition and Markets Authority issued Facebook with what’s known as an initial enforcement…

Kwara To Support Innovative Ideas Among Youths

…To sponsor three to ‘Intra-Africa Trade Fair’ in South Africa.  By Wole Adedeji, Ilorin The Kwara…

Colin Powell, First Black US Secretary Of State, Dies of COVID

Colin Powell, the former United States Secretary of State and the first Black person in the…

Facebook plans to hire 10,000 people in the EU to build its vision for a ‘metaverse’

KEY POINTS Facebook said it plans to create 10,000 high-skilled jobs in the EU over the…

US, Haiti seek release of 17 missionaries snatched by gang

U.S. officials are working with Haitian authorities to try to secure the release of 12 adults…

Senate Avoids A US Debt Disaster; Votes To Extend Borrowing

The Senate has dodged a U.S. debt disaster, voting to extend the government’s borrowing authority into…

Two Journalists Win Nobel Peace Prize

Two Journalists – Maria Ressa of the Philippines and Dmitry Muratov of Russia – won the…

I Didn’t Make Mistake Leaving Barca For PSG – Messi

Lionel Messi has said that he did not make a mistake leaving his boyhood club, Barcelona…

Ex-Facebook Manager Criticizes Company, Urges More Oversight

While accusing the giant social network of pursuing profits over safety, a former Facebook data scientist…

Pope Expresses ‘Shame’ At Scale Of Clergy Abuse In France

Pope Francis expressed “shame” for himself and the Roman Catholic Church on Wednesday for the scale…