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‘It is obscene’: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie pens blistering essay against social media sanctimony

The novelist describes helping two writers who went on to insult her online, and condemns era of ‘angels jostling to out-angel one another’ Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has written a detailed essay about the conduct of young people on social media “who are choking on sanctimony and lacking in compassion”, who she says are part of a generation “so terrified of …

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Former Bank PHB MD, Francis Atuche Jailed Six Years For N25.7bn Fraud

After 12 years of trial that witnessed many twists and turns, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, June 16, 2020, finally secured the conviction and sentencing of Francis Atuche, a former Managing Director of the defunct Bank PHB Plc ( now Keystone Bank), to six years imprisonment for N25.7bn fraud before Justice Lateefat Okunnu of the Lagos …

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