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Korean Billionaires To Give Away Half of Their Wealth

Two self-made South Korean billionaires have pledged in as many weeks to give away half their fortunes –- a rarity in a country where...

Why US has highest COVID-19 death toll -Experts

The United States crossed the grim milestone of 500,000 deaths from Covid-19 on Monday, a year since announcing its first known death from the...

EXCLUSIVE: Nigeria set to sell refineries, ICC, 34 others (FULL LIST)

The Nigerian government is proposing to sell or concession no fewer than 36 of its properties to raise funds, largely to finance the 2021...
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Complete List of EEA & Non-EEA Countries

Here is a Full List of European Economic Area (EEA) and Non-EEA Countries around the World. Are you looking for a Scholarship in 2021? We...

Soldiers Who Assaulted Journalists Sentenced To Jail

A military court in Uganda has jailed seven soldiers convicted of assaulting journalists covering an event outside a United Nations office.https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581The court sentenced them...

BREAKING: Nigeria Exits Recession

Nigeria’s economy grew by 0.11 percent in the fourth of 2020 which has made the country exit recession.https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581This comes after two consecutive quarters of...

JUST IN: FG to borrow $1.2bn from the Dutch Bank

The Federal Government of Nigeria under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is set to borrow $1.2bn from the Dutch Bank and the Development...

IMF Supports CBN on Ban of Cryptocurrency

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has confirmed some of the crypto currencies were being used for money laundering and drugs trafficking.https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581This corroborates what the...

JUST IN: US sentences Invictus Obi to 10 years in prison over N5B fraud

Chief District Judge, Rebecca Smith, has sentenced international fraudster, Obinwanne Okeke better known as Invictus, to 10 years in prison for fraud to the...

#BeLikeNgoziChallenge Trends as Nigerians Dress Like Okonjo-Iweala To Celebrate Her (PHOTOS)

Nigerians have taken to their social media handles to celebrate the appointment of Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the new Director-General of World Trade Organization...

BREAKING: Bitcoin Hits All-Time High of Over $50000

Bitcoin rose above $50,000 for the first time on Tuesday while European equities eased after soaring the previous day on reduced coronavirus fears and...

US Mission Shares Images of America’s Cow Farm in Nigeria

The United States Mission in Nigeria on Monday, February 15, shared photos of its cow farm located in Ikun community, Ekiti state, Nigeria.https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581In a...

APC Congratulates Okonjo-Iweala on WTO-DG Job

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has congratulated Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on her appointment as the Director-General of World Trade Organisation (WTO).https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581It said the confirmation...

I Was Surprised Trump Opposed My Candidacy – Okonjo-Iweala, WTO DG

The Newly Appointed Director General of The World Trade Organization (WTO), Dr. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, has said that She was surprised that the United...

Buhari Congratulates Okonjo-Iweala On WTO Appointment

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the country's former Minister of Finance and Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on her election as Director General of the...

BREAKING: WTO Confirms Okonjo-Iweala as Director

The World Trade Organization (WTO) has confirmed Nigeria's former Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has the next Director-General of the organization.https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581Her appointment sets a new record...

BREAKING: Nigeria Senate Summons CBN Governor Over Crypto Ban

The Senate has invited the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele to brief its committees on the opportunities and threats of...

Mastercard Adopts Cryptocurrency as Payment Option

Mastercard says it will begin to accept cryptocurrencies on its network in 2021. https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581In a post by Raj Dhamodharan, its executive vice president for digital assets, blockchain...

BREAKING: Ghana Parliament Closed Down As 17 Lawmakers Test Positive for COVID-19

Ghana has shut down its parliament for at least three weeks over a surge in cases of coronavirus among lawmakers and parliamentary staff.https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581The speaker...

BREAKING: US Congressman Wright Dies of COVID-19

A Republican congressman from Texas who was being treated for COVID-19 has died, his office said Monday, the first sitting member to lose his...

Nigeria government is working on reawakening economy -Minister

In response to ongoing health and economic challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government has adopted counter-cyclical fiscal policies to accelerate economic...

Elon Musk invests $1.5 billion in cryptocurrency, Bitcoin hits new all time high

Tesla Inc., owned by world's richest man, Elon Musk has invested $1.5 billion in Bitcoin and signaled its intent to begin accepting the cryptocurrency...

US Senate to begin Trump Impreachment Trial Tomorrow

Former President Trump's second Senate impeachment trial will commence on Tuesday, setting up a week (or two) that will be equal parts historic and divisive. https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581The outcome...

BREAKING: Oil Prices Shoot To $60.19 Per Barrel, Highest In Over A Year

Brent oil prices Monday shot past $60 a barrel for the first time in more than a year Monday with investors growing increasingly optimistic about demand as...

#OccupyLekkiTollGate: Sowore to Lead Protest at Lekki on Saturday

Former Presidential candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC), Omoyele Sowore has announced plans to lead a protest to Lekki Toll Gate.https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581This is following...

I can end Boko Haram insurgency with support from the government -Sunday Igboho

Popular Yoruba rights activist Chief Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho has declared he has what it takes to fight against Boko Haram without the...

BREAKING: Ebola Resurfaces In DR Congo

DR Congo on Sunday announced a “resurgence” of Ebola in its troubled east after a woman died of the disease, just three months after...
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Cryptocurrency: I’m not keen on Bitcoin -Bill Gates

Microsoft founder, Bill Gates, has said that he would rather invest in companies “that make products” instead of Bitcoin.https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581The ex-Microsoft chief who disclosed his stance about...

BREAKING: Abducted Kagara Students Released

The abducted students of Government Science College, Kagara, in Niger State, have been released.https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581Their relatives and staff also taken are now out of captivity....

15 minutes “Zoom wedding” could save you $15K (N7M), Man advises prospective couples

A young man has advised prospective couples that instead of spending huge amount of money on weddings, they could just opt for a 15...

Men are so basic, Lady narrates how her ex got engaged to a girl that “stripped” at his birthday party

An American Lady who goes by the name Camille Corbett has expressed shock over how Men are so basic in choosing a partner as...

Don Jazzy acquires mouth-watering new crib in Lekki (photos)

Popular Nigerian music executive and Mavin records boss, Don Jazzy has taken to social media where he revealed a mouth-watering crib he just acquired...
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