Friday, January 22

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FCMB Appoints Acting Managing Director, Yemisi Edun
Business

FCMB Appoints Acting Managing Director, Yemisi Edun

The First City Monument Bank (FCMB) has announced the appointment of Yemisi Edun as its acting managing director. Edun takes over the running of the bank from the Managing Director, Adam Nuru, who on Tuesday, January 5, proceeded on leave amid allegations of marital infidelity involving him and a former staff of the bank, Moyo Thomas. There are allegations that Moyo's estranged husband, Tunde Thomas, 45, died on December 16, 2020, from a heart attack after battling with depression upon discovering that the two children from their marriage were allegedly fathered by Mr Nuru. A statement from the bank announcing Edun's appointment reads in part “In line with normal corporate practice, Mrs Yemisi Edun is acting as the managing director of FCMB in the interim period while Mr Adam Nu...
Hisbah Conducts Door-to-door Search For ‘Sinners’ In Kano
News

Hisbah Conducts Door-to-door Search For ‘Sinners’ In Kano

Officials of Hisbah in Kano State on Friday conducted a door-to-door search at Hills and Valley, a holiday and relaxation resort located at Dawakin Kudu, Kano metropolis. SaharaReporters gathered that staff of the resort were made to take Hisbah personnel round all parts of the building. During the search, operatives of the Islamic security outfit searched all rooms and spaces to detect 'sinners’. Despite condemnation from Nigerians, Hisbah group has continued its push for Islamic agenda in the North. The agency established to enforce Sharia law in some states in the region recently banned stylish haircuts, sagging of trousers, playing of music at social events by disk jockeys and seizing tricycle from riders for adorning them with pictures considered to be obscene and ag...
WAEC Conducts Exams In Chibok Schools After 6 Years
Education

WAEC Conducts Exams In Chibok Schools After 6 Years

The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has successfully conducted the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) in senior secondary schools in Chibok in Borno six years after closure due to insurgency. Brig.-Gen. Abdul-Khalifa Ibrahim, Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC), 7 Division, Nigerian Army, disclosed this while playing host to members of Education in Emergency Working Group Nigeria (EiEWGN), on Thursday in Maiduguri. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the Chibok schools were closed after over 200 students were abducted by the Boko Haram terrorists from the Government Girls Secondary School in 2014. While the Federal Government has secured the release of some of the abducted girl, others are still in the terrorist captivity till date. Ibrahi...
South Korea Conducts Election Amid Coronavirus, Voters Wear Face Masks & Gloves
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South Korea Conducts Election Amid Coronavirus, Voters Wear Face Masks & Gloves

South Koreans go to the polls wearing masks and plastic gloves in election held amid coronavirus pandemic South Koreans are today going to the polls in one of the first national elections held amid the coronavirus pandemic. Voters were told to attend polling stations wearing masks and plastic gloves and were having their temperature taken on arrival. Anyone whose temperature was higher than 37.5C (99.5 F) is being led to a special booth. All voters must use hand sanitzer as they cast ballots and maintain one metre (40 inches) distance between each other. The election is set to decide control of parliament and shape President Moon Jae-in's ability to push through his agenda in the final two years of his administration. Globally, South Korea was one of the first countries...
COVID-19: Japanese University Conducts Graduation Ceremony Using Remote Robots
Education

COVID-19: Japanese University Conducts Graduation Ceremony Using Remote Robots

While the whole world is struggling not only to fight the novel coronavirus but also to figure out a way to carry on with their day-to-day life, some countries seem to be one or two steps ahead of us. While South Korea showed a brilliant effort to keep people who were exposed to confirmed coronavirus cases at home by sending them amazing comfort packages full of essentials, Japan enters the competition of who’s done it better by solving the problem of how to make public events such as graduation risk-free. BTT University in Japan has found a genius way to conduct a graduation ceremony without having the students physically attend it. The genius way is that they just resolved to using robots to represent the students. The graduation ceremony was held on March 28th at Hote...
Kano Conducts Mass Wedding For 1,500 Couples
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Kano Conducts Mass Wedding For 1,500 Couples

The Emir of Kano Malam Mohammad Sanusi ll, on Sunday, charged couples in the state to always respect the bond of marriage. The Emir gave the charge during the inauguration of the mass wedding of 1,500 couples sponsored by Kano State government at the central mosque Kano. He implored them to live a peaceful married life full of love and happiness. The Emir said the emirate had constituted a committee of Ulama which has designed a married law, aimed at curtailing the challenge of frequent break up of marriages. The Emir of Kano stated that the proposed family law would soon be submitted to the state government for the next line of action Governor Abdullahi Ganduje said his administration had spent over N30m in providing items of furniture and payment of a dowry for the gro...