ASUU Strike: Lecturers demand $23m Abacha loot

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has said the federal government should have used the recovered $23million Abacha loot to meet its demands. ASUU president, Emmanuel Osodeke, stated this on Tuesday during an interview on Channels Television. Last Tuesday, the federal government and the US reached an agreement to repatriate a new batch of … Continue reading ASUU Strike: Lecturers demand $23m Abacha loot

Fidelity Bank announces plans to acquire Union Bank UK

Leading financial institution, Fidelity Bank Plc, has intimated the public of its proposed acquisition of Union Bank UK as part of its expansion plans. In a regulatory filing issued on the Nigeria Exchange (NGX) on Tuesday, 30 August 2022, the bank stated that it has entered into a binding agreement for the acquisition of 100% … Continue reading Fidelity Bank announces plans to acquire Union Bank UK

Taiwan fires live rounds at unidentified drones

Taiwan has fired warning shots at three unidentified drones that flew near its outlying islands. It is not clear who was flying the drones, but all three were seen flying back towards the Chinese mainland, said Taiwan's defence ministry. It comes as Taipei has over the past weeks complained of Chinese drones flying close to … Continue reading Taiwan fires live rounds at unidentified drones

One China Policy: The winners and losers

For decades, US presidents have had to grapple with a hugely sensitive tightrope known as the "One China" policy. Meziesblog explains what it consists in. What is the 'One China' policy? It is the diplomatic acknowledgement of China's position that there is only one Chinese government. Under the policy, the US recognises and has formal … Continue reading One China Policy: The winners and losers

COVID-19: Japan further relaxes border controls for tourism

Tourists will be able to visit Japan from next week on package tours without a guide, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Wednesday, as the country moves to ease strict COVID-19 controls. From September 7, Japan will also raise its daily cap on the number of people allowed to enter the country to 50,000, Kishida told … Continue reading COVID-19: Japan further relaxes border controls for tourism

Anthony signing could convince Ronaldo to stay at Manchester United

Cristiano Ronaldo will end the speculation around his Manchester United future after being convinced to stay at Old Trafford. Elsewhere, Barcelona are hoping to complete two more defensive signings before the transfer window closes, Manchester City launch a shock bid for Borussia Dortmund's Manuel Akanji and Bukayo Saka is set to double his salary with … Continue reading Anthony signing could convince Ronaldo to stay at Manchester United

Elon Musk cites whistleblower revelations in new filing to scrap Twitter deal

Elon Musk made a fresh filing to terminate his Twitter deal, citing new revelations from the platform’s former security boss about major security gaps and misleading account data, a document made public Tuesday showed. In their filing to the Securities and Exchange Commission, Musk’s lawyers said the information recently provided by whistleblower Peiter Zatko illustrated … Continue reading Elon Musk cites whistleblower revelations in new filing to scrap Twitter deal

Peter PSquare reveals why opponents hate Peter Obi

Peter Okoye of duo music group, PSquare, has given reason supporters of other presidential candidates attack Labour Party flag bearer for the 2023 presidential election, Peter Obi. Peter, also known as Mr P, on Tuesday, said opponents attack Obi because their candidates are bad products. According to him, they cannot sell their candidates without attacking … Continue reading Peter PSquare reveals why opponents hate Peter Obi

UNILAG speaks on plan to end ASUU strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Lagos branch, has restated its commitment to the ongoing strike by the union. It debunked rumours that its branch had suspended the strike. A statement issued on Tuesday by the Chairperson of the branch, Dele Ashiru, read in part, “The attention of the leadership of ASUU-UNILAG … Continue reading UNILAG speaks on plan to end ASUU strike

Barcelona star forced to joined Man Utd after Xavi’s comment

Sergio Dest Barcelona right-back, Sergino Dest has decided to join Manchester United before the transfer window closes. The Catalan side have also set a price tag for Manchester United to sign the player before Thursday. Erik Ten Hag wants to bolster his defensive options before the summer transfer window closes later this week. Dest, who … Continue reading Barcelona star forced to joined Man Utd after Xavi’s comment

Patrick Vieira’s warning to Arsenal and Chelsea

Crystal Palace boss, Patrick Vieira has warned Arsenal and Chelsea, informing them that Wilfried Zaha is going nowhere this summer. The Frenchman dismissed speculation that the Ivorian winger could leave the club before the transfer deadline. The Ivory Coast international has been linked with late summer moves to Chelsea and Patrick Vieira’s former club Arsenal. … Continue reading Patrick Vieira’s warning to Arsenal and Chelsea

Trending news in Nigeria today 31.08.2022

1. Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) led chieftains of the party to the residence of former President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday. Among those who visited the former president were Senator Kashim Shettima, APC Vice-Presidential candidate, and five Governors. 2. Atiku Abubakar, Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), … Continue reading Trending news in Nigeria today 31.08.2022