Nigeria Government to distribute food to families in Lagos, Ogun, Abuja, Rainstorm wreaks havoc in Bayelsa and more
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31 March 2020 | 9:08 pm
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Prof. Micheal Nwankpa, Founding Director and Director of the Research Centre for African Conflict and Development, London launched his much-anticipated book Nigeria’s Fourth Republic, 1999-2021: A Militarised Democracy at the University of Lagos recently.
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Disney lays off Marvel Entertainment's chairman amid cost-cutting drive. Disney has laid off Isaac ("Ike") Perlmutter, the head of Marvel Entertainment, as part of its cost-cutting plans. The company began cutting 7,000 jobs this week in an effort to reduce $5.5 billion in costs.
After widespread concern over the pontiff's health, the Vatican said he will attend the Easter mass. Francis was hospitalized just weeks after his tenth anniversary as the head of the Catholic Church.
Following a foreign exchange auction at the end of last week, Nigeria's naira currency hit a record low on Monday as the central bank grapples with dollar scarcity and a backlog of demand for foreign currency.
Gunmen in Nigeria's northern Kaduna state kidnapped eight secondary school students coming from school along with an unknown number of others, authorities said on Tuesday, the latest in a wave of such abductions.
As Nigeria's Central Bank tries to rebuild trust following a disastrous introduction of new naira bills, customers' faith in the financial system is being tested, as many still battle to obtain cash.
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