Food poisoning kills two in Adamawa community

Two children of a household have died in a rural community in Adamawa State after eating poisoned food. The incident occurred at the residence of a 45-year-old man identified simply as Yuguda of Luhu in Michika II ward of Michika Local Government Area. The deceased, said to be both Yuguda’s …

South African Company: Shoprite to stop operation in Nigeria

Shoprite Holdings Limited, a South African company with hundreds of outlets in Nigeria, says it may not continue operation in the country. The company stated this in its “Operational and Voluntary Trading Update” released on Monday. It said this was due to the effect of the coronavirus pandemic. “Following approaches …

Loans: President Buhari dragged to court

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the Federal High Court, Abuja to order President Muhammad Buhari to publish details of loans obtained by his government since May 29, 2015. The details should include interest rates, total amount of debts incurred, as well as projects the loans were spent …

Donald Trump set to ban Chinese video app, TikTok

United States President, Donald Trump, has announced plans to ban Chinese-owned app TikTok. The American leader disclosed that he could sign an executive order as early as Saturday. The intelligence community had warned that the app, owned by Chinese firm ByteDance, could be used to collect the personal data of …

Sex scandal: Senator Abbo wins in court

The Magistrates Court sitting in Zuba dismissed the case against the lawmaker representing Adamawa-North on the ground that the police failed to prove beyond reasonable doubt that he committed the crime. An Abuja Magistrates Court has ruled in favour of Senator Elisha Abbo in the case of assault filed against …