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General Ibrahim Babangida Urges Reintroduction of Religious Knowledge in Schools to Foster Unity
According to him: “I can see that you are making a lot of efforts in trying to bring back morals and religious knowledge in our society.
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Crypto Exchange OKX Exits Nigeria Amid Regulatory Clampdown on Digital Assets
From August 16, OKX customers will no longer be able to open new trading positions or access services in the country. Crypto exchange OKX has announced an exit from Nigeria citing local laws amid a recent clampdown on digital assets services in the country. This adds to the ongoing regulatory debacle faced by crypto companies in the Nigerian market. The exchange has issued instructions to users as its local entity winds down operations.
Federal Government Launches Student Loan Scheme with ₦35 Billion Fund, President Tinubu Inaugurates Committee
Zenith Bank founder, Jim Ovia, who was appointed by Tinubu as the Chair of the Governing Board of NELFund, approved the disbursement of loans to successful applicants during the board’s inaugural meeting in Abuja last month. The Federal Government has officially commenced the Student Loan Scheme following a mild amendment to the programme.
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A 37-year-old woman was seriously injured after three wolves attacked her
A source told the AFP that the woman must have got through "security systems, a trench, and an electric fence supposed to keep the animals in." She was bitten "on the neck, the calf and the back," the source added. A 37-year-old woman was seriously injured after three wolves attacked her at the French Thoiry zoo and safari park near Paris, French media reported on Sunday.
Nvidia is no longer the most valuable company in the World.
"It’s just the usual fluctuations in the stock market which, with such large companies, can wipe or add hundreds of millions or even billions of dollars to their market value," said Russ Mould, investment director at AJ Bell. "Nothing has gone wrong at Nvidia." Nvidia’s run as the world’s most valuable company didn’t last long.
Kenya to Cut First Lady's Budget and Dissolve 40+ State-Owned Companies Amid Budget Crisis
47 State Corporations with overlapping and duplicative functions will be dissolved, resulting in the elimination of their operational and maintenance costs, and their functions will be integrated into the respective line ministries,'' he said. Kenya is to scrap the budget of the First Lady's office and dissolve more than 40 state-owned companies as part of austerity measures to address the country's budget crisis, President William Ruto announced.
President Bola Tinubu Establishes Cabinet Committee to Oversee NCDC's Cholera Emergency Operation Centre
The council then approved a cabinet committee comprising the Federal Ministries of Health, Ministry of Finance, Water Resources, Environment, Youth, Aviation, and Education because some of our children will be returning to school. President Bola Tinubu has directed the setting up of a cabinet committee to oversee the Cholera Emergency Operation Centre operated by the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
Court Orders Open Hearing for Former Kogi Governor Bello's Request, to Transfer Money Laundering Case
In a judgment on Monday, the court directed that former Kogi Governor Yahaya Bello's request to transfer his alleged money laundering case, initiated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to Kogi State be presented in open court. In a letter to his lawyers, the chief judge noted a pending appeal in the case, highlighting that any action before the appeal's resolution would be improper. In a judgment on Monday, the court directed that the request by Bello, for the transfer of the alleged money laundering case instituted against him, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to Kogi State, be presented in open court.