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Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets in El Salvador, angry at the introduction of Bitcoin as its legal tender. President Nayib Bukele says the cryptocurrency will help Salvadorans working abroad to send money back home. But demonstrators fear it will bring instability and inflation to the impoverished Latin American country. Some protesters set […]

The African Development Bank Group has approved a $50m Trade Finance Unfunded Risk Participation Agreement for Standard Chartered Bank. This was contained in a statement titled ‘African Development Bank approves a $50m Multinational Trade Finance Risk Participation Agreement facility for Standard Chartered Bank’ published on the bank’s website on Wednesday. The statement said, “The board […]

Real Madrid substitute Rodrygo struck an 89th-minute winner to snatch a 1-0 UEFA Champions League group-stage victory and punish a wasteful Inter Milan. The Brazilian met a pass from Eduardo Camavinga and volleyed in with seconds remaining of normal time. It was a painful conclusion to a game the Italian side had dominated for large […]

Popular Canadian comedian, Norm MacDonald, has died at 61 after a nine-year battle with cancer. The Canadian comic was born in Quebec City in 1959 and got his start in Canadian clubs before moving to the US to pursue TV comedy writing. He worked for the Roseanne programme before joining Saturday Night Live to host […]

Liverpool had to come from behind to win a Champions League thriller against AC Milan 3-2 at Anfield. Jurgen Klopp’s team laid siege to Milan’s goal from the start, taking a deserved early lead when former Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori deflected a cross from Trent Alexander-Arnold into his own net. Liverpool, who missed the chance […]

The Federal Government and the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors on Wednesday told the National Industrial Court, Abuja that they were open to negotiations in order to end the ongoing strike action. They disclosed this to Justice Bashar Alkali when the matter came up in court. The counsel for the resident doctors, Femi Falana (SAN), […]

The Police Command in Kaduna State has arrested two suspects over the killing of Abdulkarim Na-Allah, the eldest son of Sen. Bala Ibn Na’Allah, the Senator representing Kebbi South senatorial district, in Kaduna. The command Public Relations Officer, ASP Mohammed Jalige, confirmed the development to newsmen on Wednesday. He said the investigation was ongoing to […]

Nigerians have again been united in their opinions as they commended the southern governors for banning open grazing and signing it’s bill into law. Senior Special Assistant to Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, on Strategy and Special Duties, Dr Doyin Odebowale while featuring on Crest Breakfast Show, gave the commendation, saying the decision was timely especially as […]

Boris Johnson has fired a string of cabinet ministers and promoted new faces to replace them in a major reshuffle. The prime minister sacked under-fire Education Secretary Gavin Williamson and moved Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab to the justice department. Chancellor Rishi Sunak and Home Secretary Priti Patel keep their jobs. But there are promotions for […]

The UK, US and Australia have announced a special security pact to share advanced defence technologies, in an effort to counter China. The partnership will enable Australia to build nuclear-powered submarines for the first time. The pact, to be known as Aukus, will also cover artificial intelligence, quantum technologies and cyber. The three countries are […]


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