Trump insists Biden won election through rigging

For the first time since the Nov. 3 elections, U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday acknowledged that his Democratic opponent, Joe Biden, won the race.   However, Trump reiterated his unsubstantiated claim that Biden stole the election through rigging.  …
Iconic Indian actor Soumitra Chatterjee passes away

Indian veteran actor and star of Bengali cinema, Soumitra Chatterjee, died on Sunday, officials said.   Chatterjee, born in 1935, breathed his last at a hospital in Kolkata, the capital city of West Bengal, where he was undergoing treatment for…
Gunmen abduct lecturer, 2 children at Zaria polytechnic,

Gunmen on Saturday abducted a lecturer and two children of another member of staff of Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic, Zaria, Kaduna State.   Mr Abdullahi Shehu, the Secretary, Information and Protocol Unit, of the polytechnic, told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)…
FCT natives task FG on ministerial appointments, state status

FCT Natives, under the umbrella body of the “Abuja Indigenous Liberation Movement (AILM)”, on Sunday in Abuja called on the Federal Government to consider FCT indigenes for ministerial appointments and confer a state status on the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).…
UN Sec-Gen. urges countries’ commitment to road safety

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged member states to prioritise road safety in their COVID-19 recovery plans.   Guterres made the call in a message to 2020 World Day of the Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, commemorated annually on the…
Agric firm to facilitate N5.7bn loan for 25,000 farmers

An agritech company, Farmcrowdy Limited (FC), says it intends to support 25,000 farmers across the country with a N5.7 billion loan through its Structured Financing policy.   Mr Oluwakotanmi Ojo, the Chief Financial Officer and Business Leader, FC Structured Finance, said this…