More Than 40 Rescued After Collapse Of Quarantine Facility In China

  More than 40 people have been rescued following the collapse of a hotel used as a coronavirus quarantine facility in eastern China on Saturday, state media reported.  Officials said around 70 people were initially trapped when the building first crumbled. Footage circulating on microblogging platform Weibo showed rescue workers combing through the rubble of … Continue reading More Than 40 Rescued After Collapse Of Quarantine Facility In China

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New York State Declares State Of Emergency, As Coronavirus Cases Rise

  The governor of New York on Saturday announced a state of emergency as the coronavirus continued to spread in the northeastern state, with 21 new cases.  A total of 76 people have so far tested positive for the virus, Governor Andrew Cuomo told reporters in the state capital of Albany. Ten of those affected … Continue reading New York State Declares State Of Emergency, As Coronavirus Cases Rise

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Controversial Messi Penalty Gives Barcelona Win Against Real Sociedad

  Barcelona needed a dubious late penalty given by VAR and converted by Lionel Messi to scrape past Real Sociedad 1-0 on Saturday and avoid another slip-up in La Liga’s title race.  Messi’s 24th goal of the season, and fifth in four games, was enough to save Barca, despite a drab display that threatened to … Continue reading Controversial Messi Penalty Gives Barcelona Win Against Real Sociedad

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Dele Alli Rescues Mourinho’s Tottenham At Burnley

  Dele Alli rescued a point for faltering Tottenham at Burnley on Saturday, scoring a penalty to earn a 1-1 draw and keep Jose Mourinho’s team in the hunt for a top-four finish. The home side were dominant in the first half at Turf Moor, taking the lead through Chris Wood, but a much-improved Spurs … Continue reading Dele Alli Rescues Mourinho’s Tottenham At Burnley

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Amid Renewed Attacks, Buratai Insists Army Will Crush Boko Haram, Bandits

    The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has insisted that the Nigerian Army, in collaboration with other security agencies, would soon crush all the enemies of national peace and security. He stated this in spite of the rising cases of attacks by the Boko Haram terrorist group in the North East, … Continue reading Amid Renewed Attacks, Buratai Insists Army Will Crush Boko Haram, Bandits

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APC Denies Convening Emergency National Executive Committee Meeting

  The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has dismissed the report of an emergency meeting of the party’s National Executive Committee. According to a statement on Saturday, the party noted that the said meeting was scheduled to hold on March 17. The statement jointly signed by three APC chieftains Babatunde Ogala … Continue reading APC Denies Convening Emergency National Executive Committee Meeting

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Super-Sub Lacazette Boosts Arsenal’s Euro Hopes Against West Ham

  Alexandre Lacazette came off the bench to keep Arsenal in the hunt for a Champions League place as his late strike survived a VAR review to seal a vital 1-0 win against West Ham on Saturday. Mikel Arteta’s side struggled to find any momentum for long periods at the Emirates Stadium and could easily … Continue reading Super-Sub Lacazette Boosts Arsenal’s Euro Hopes Against West Ham

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About 70 Trapped After Covid-19 Quarantine Building Collapses In China

  Around 70 people were trapped after the collapse of a hotel used as a coronavirus quarantine facility in eastern China on Saturday evening, officials said.  At least 37 people have so far been rescued from the rubble of the Xinjia hotel in coastal Quanzhou city, the emergency management ministry said. Footage circulating on microblogging … Continue reading About 70 Trapped After Covid-19 Quarantine Building Collapses In China

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Many Rendered Homeless As AMCON Seizes N8.4bn Properties In Lagos

  The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has seized several multi-billion Naira properties across Lagos, rendering its occupants homeless. AMCON enforcement units and sheriffs of the Federal High Court protected by policemen sealed up the properties in the execution of a 2019 order of Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court, Lagos. According … Continue reading Many Rendered Homeless As AMCON Seizes N8.4bn Properties In Lagos

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Alleged Fraud: Ex-Banker Testifies In Fayose’s Trial

    Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos has adjourned the fraud trial of former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose. The former governor is standing trial alongside his company, Spotless Investment Limited, on an 11-count bordering on fraud and money laundering to the tune of N2.2 billion. At Friday’s … Continue reading Alleged Fraud: Ex-Banker Testifies In Fayose’s Trial

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