Nigeria to establish 10 national parks to tackle biodiversity loss – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has announced plans of establishing 10 new national parks as part of the strategy to tackle biodiversity loss. Speaking on Wednesday September 22, in a video message to the hybrid High-Level event tagged “Transformative Actions for Nature and People” on the margins of the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA…

Leadership training will make female accountants excel – Yemisi Edun

A notable member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and Managing Director of First City Monument Bank (www.fcmb.com), Mrs. Yemisi Edun, has called on the foremost professional accountancy body and its affiliates to prioritise leadership development programmes for female accountants. She made the call during the investiture of Mrs. Catherine Nnaji…

Suspected armed robber killed, three suspects arrested as police foil cult initiation in Delta

Operatives of the Delta State Police command have foiled a cult initiation ceremony in Agbor and arrested two suspected cultists. Spokesperson of the command, DSP Bright Edafe, who disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, September 23, said a suspected member of a three-man robbery gang died after sustaining injuries during a shoot out…

CAF reduces Enyimba Captain Austin Oladapo’s doping ban from 1 year to six months

African Football’s ruling body, Confederation of African Football (CAF) has reduced the twelve months ban on Enyimba midfielder and captain Austin Oladapo. Oladapo was initially banned for one year by CAF for testing positive to prednisolone in a test conducted in May. The initial ban meant he would stay away from all football related activities…

A fifteen (15)-year-old girl is gang-raped by up to 33 men in latest horrifying sex attack case in India

A 15-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped on several occasions by up to 33 men in the latest horrifying sex attack case in India. The attacks took place at various locations in the Thane district of Maharashtra state over the last eight months, a senior police official confirmed. It was also reported that angry crowds had gathered outside…

Cristiano Ronaldo scammed £250k by travel agent after trusting her with credit card pin

A travel agent has been accused of cheating Manchester United striker Cristiano Ronaldo out of nearly £250,000. The 53-year-old, named in Portugal as Maria Silva, also scammed the football star’s super-agent Jorge Mendes out of more than £14,000 and former Man Utd winger Nani out of more than £1,500. Her wrongdoing culminated in her getting…

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