Check last week’s top seven headlines and news brief on Politics, Sports, Business, Education & Entertainment news.
Over 40 rice farmers have been allegedly murdered by terrorist group, Boko Haram in Borno state. They were killed while harvesting their crops and working on a rice field. The President, Muhammadu Buhari reacted and condemned the killing.
The United Kingdom Parliament today, November 23, 2020 debated a petition on the End SARS protest. The petition created by Silas Ojo, garnered more than 220,000 signatures against the required 100,000 signatures, for lawmakers’ attention.
Former Nigerian Head of State, Yakubu Gowon, has finally broken silence on the accusation leveled against him by a UK lawmaker. Recall that the UK parliament had earlier debated sanctions on the Nigerian government and army. During this debate, Conservative MP Tom Tugendhat had alleged that Gowon stole half of Nigeria’s Central Bank and kept the loot in London.
Legendary Footballer Diego Maradona has passed away at the age of 60. The former Argentina attacking midfielder and manager suffered a heart attack at his Buenos Aires home.
Nominations for the 63rd annual Grammy Awards have been announced today November 24, 2020, by the Recording Academy. Some Nigerian musicians featured in few categories.
President Donald Trump said has declared that he will leave the White House if the Electoral College votes for President-elect Joe Biden. However, he has continued to cast doubt on the election result.