A British real estate firm called The Crown Estate has reportedly taken legal action in the High Court over rent arrears on office space occupied by Twitter. Twitterwhich has recently been in the news for a number of reasons after being acquired by Elon Musk, began using the office in 2014. Following the layoffs, Twitter also closed some of its offices around the world, citing the need to raise capital after committing to a debt-funded…"London landlord sues Twitter over ‘unpaid rent’ –"
Benin, the capital of Edo state, was besieged on Wednesday by pensioners who protested in droves against non-payment of pensions after years of retirement. Elderly people blocked all adjacent roads to the city center ring road, forcing motorists and other road users to weave through heavy vehicular and pedestrian traffic. To underscore their plight, the protesting seniors, most of whom retired 15 years ago, wore all-black clothing as a symbol of their personal financial woes.…"Pensioners lockdown Benin over unpaid gratuities –"