Crypto.com scores fresh regulatory approval in France

Singapore-based digital asset platform Crypto.com scored a major regulatory approval in France. The digital asset platform was approved to register as a Digital Asset Service Provider (DASP) by the stock market regulator Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF). The approval was granted after getting clearance from the Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution (ACPR), the […]

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Gunmen attack Oyo police station, two feared killed

There is palpable tension in Iganna, a town in the Iwajowa Local Government Area of Oyo State, following a deadly attack on the police station in the community. Our correspondent gathered that the attack, which happened on Tuesday night, was carried out by some hoodlums. A source in the area told our correspondent that the […]

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Court rules against occupying Lekki Toll-Gate

The Labour Party’s #ObiDatti23 Forward Ever Rally scheduled to be held on October 1, 2022, suffered a setback on Wednesday as a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos ordered the party and its supporters not to converge on the Lekki Toll-Gate. Presiding Judge, Justice Daniel Osiagor, also directed the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, and […]

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MetaMask adopts custodial features for NFT-hungry institutional investors

Institutional investment is pouring into the crypto world, notably the nonfungible token (NFT) scene. In a reaction to the influx, MetaMask Institutional announced another addition to its custodial services offerings for institutional-level clients. MetaMask’s partnership with NFT management and storage service Cobo aims to create a “one-stop platform” for large corporations dealing with digital assets. Although […]

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Court denies Lawan, declares Machina’s APC senatorial candidate

The Federal High Court sitting in Damaturu has ordered the All Progressives Congress and the Independent National Electoral Commission to recognise Bashir Machina as Yobe North senatorial candidate of the party. The presiding judge, Justice Fadima Murtala Aminu, nullified the parallel primary election that produced the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, on June 9, 2022. The […]

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Ihedioha denies calling Peter Obi’s Igbo supporters ‘saboteurs’

A former Deputy Speaker of the House of representatives, Emeka Ihedioha, on Wednesday, denied calling Igbo people who are supporting the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, saboteurs. Ihedioha in a statement issued in Owerri, the Imo State capital, by his spokesperson, Chibuike Onyeukwu, said that there was no way he could have […]

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Pro sports league Karate Combat to launch DAO for fan, athlete governance

Karate Combat, a prominent full-contact martial arts league, announced the decision to form a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO) to transition its governance to fans and athletes. Karate Combat’s DAO will be launched as part of a three-year sponsorship deal with Hedera’s HBAR Foundation, expected to go live in December 2022. Holders of Karate Combat’s in-house […]

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Turkey bows to pressure, cuts Russian bank ties

Turkey’s booming wartime trade with Moscow took a giant step back on Wednesday with confirmation that the last three banks still processing Russian card payments were pulling out under pressure from Washington. The decision follows weeks of increasingly blunt warnings from the United States for NATO member Turkey to either limit its economic relations with […]

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