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Peter Obi sued for using Toddler in Campaign (14th November, 2022)(Politics, Campaign): Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has been sued by child’s right activist, Wale Ojo-Lanre for a sum of 50 million naira for allegedly using an underage child in his presidential campaign in Lagos State, Nigeria.
ASUU protests over payment of half salaries (14th November, 2022)(Education, Politics): Professor Emmanuel Osodeke, National President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has confirmed that ASUU has declared a lecture-free day to embark on a one-day protest over payment of half salaries by the Federal Government of Nigeria. This protest is to be held on Tuesday, 15th November, 2022, exactly one month after the union put an end to its 8-month strike on October 14th, 2022.
World Population hits 8 billion (15th November, 2022)(World Economics, Politics): The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs has stated that the world population is now 8 billion as at 15th of November, 2022. It also states that India is projected to surpass China as the world most populous country.
Donald Trump announces he is running for president (16th November, 2022)(Politics): Former President of the United States, Donald Trump, has announced that he is running for the office of President of the US in 2024 in order to make America “great and glorious again”.
Hundreds of Twitter Employees resign after Elon Musk’s “hardcore” policy (18th October, 2022)(Tech): After purchasing Twitter, firing its CEO, Parag Agrawal and other top executives, and slashing Twitter’s global workforce, Elon Musk embarked on a firing crusade by summarily terminating the employment contract of Twitter employees who publicly criticized or mocked his new leadership approach. Shortly after, Elon Musk gave a deadline to remainingTwitter employees to respond “yes” to a Google form if they wished to remain in the company for what he termed a hardcore reform to Twitter’s operations. When the deadline hit, hundreds of staff began tweeting the farewell emoji, signifying their rejection of Elon Musk’s proposal and management style.