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Oyedepo attacks Nigeria’s leaders

Founder of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, Bishop David Oyedepo, has lambasted Nigerian leaders over the state of the country. The Nation reports that the cleric spoke at the Covenant University’s 20th inaugural lecture delivered by Jonathan Aremu, a professor of International Economic Relations. Oyedepo, in reaction to Aremu’s concern about Nigeria’s negotiations with Read More

Journalist shot dead in Northern Ireland

A journalist has been shot dead during rioting in Londonderry that police are treating as a “terrorist incident”. Dissident republicans are being blamed for killing 29-year-old Lyra McKee during rioting after police searches in Derry’s Creggan area on Thursday night. The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) said the New IRA “are likely to be Read More

East African states join hands to eradicate FGM

Countries from East Africa have signed a declaration to eliminate Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and in particular the one that has cross-border dimensions. Senior officials from Ethiopia, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya on Wednesday signed the declaration at the end of a three-day meeting held in Kenya’s resort city of Mombasa. Senior government officials from Read More

Pinterest shares soar in stock market debut

Shares in online scrapbook company Pinterest have surged 25% after it floated on the New York Stock Exchange. The shares opened at $23.75 and rose to $24.89, after being priced at $19. This was above the expected range of $15 and $17, and raised $1.4bn in net proceeds. Meanwhile, video-conferencing firm Zoom Video Communications opened […]Read More