US Says China Trying To Steal COVID-19 Vaccine Research

  US authorities warned Wednesday that Chinese hackers were attempting to steal coronavirus data on treatments and vaccines, adding fuel to Washington’s war with Beijing over the pandemic. The FBI and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) said organizations researching COVID-19 were at risk of “targeting and network compromise” by China. They warned that … Continue reading US Says China Trying To Steal COVID-19 Vaccine Research

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Coronavirus Test Touted By Trump Produces Many False Negatives

  A rapid coronavirus test touted by President Donald Trump and used to test White House officials produces false negatives in almost half of all cases, according to a new study by researchers at NYU Langone Health. The test by Abbott Laboratories, which returns positive results in five minutes and negative in 13 minutes, as … Continue reading Coronavirus Test Touted By Trump Produces Many False Negatives

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Ronaldinho Closing In On 70 Days Detention In Paraguay

Lawyers of Brazilian great Ronaldinho, are hoping the former world player of the year will be allowed to go home after more than two months of detention in Paraguay over a forged passport.

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100-Year-Old Russian Woman Beats COVID-19

  Russia celebrated a rare bit of good news on Wednesday as a 100-year-old woman left a Moscow hospital after fully recovering from the coronavirus. In the country’s first reported case of a survivor that old, the woman, Pelageya Poyarkova, was discharged on her 100th birthday, the Moscow clinic treating her said. Russian television showed … Continue reading 100-Year-Old Russian Woman Beats COVID-19

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COVID-19: South Africa To Ease Lockdown Further By End Of May

South Africa will further loosen a nationwide coronavirus lockdown later this month as the number of confirmed cases crept over 12,000, President Cyril Ramaphosa said Wednesday.

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Northern Governors Forum Congratulates New Chief Of Staff, Professor Gambari

  The Northern Governors Forum has congratulated Professor Ibrahim Agboola Gambari, over his appointment as the new Chief of Staff by President Muhammadu Buhari. In a congratulatory message, Chairman of the Forum and Governor of Plateau State, Simon Bako Lalong described the appointment of the accomplished diplomat and Administrator as most deserving and timely. READ … Continue reading Northern Governors Forum Congratulates New Chief Of Staff, Professor Gambari

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COVID-19: Kaduna Govt Releases 60 Almajirai From Isolation

The Kaduna State Government has released 60 more almajirai from isolation after they tested negative to the coronavirus.

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Liverpool Coach Says He Prefers Messi To Ronaldo

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has said he prefers Barcelona star Lionel Messi to eternal rival Cristiano Ronaldo. Ronaldo and Messi, who have been one of football’s greatest rivals for over a decade, faced off in the Spanish La Liga between 2009 and 2018. Eleven out of the last 12 Ballon D’or awards have been won … Continue reading Liverpool Coach Says He Prefers Messi To Ronaldo

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Court Declares As Illegal, Payment Of Import Duty On Personal Goods

  The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has held that it is unlawful for officers of the Nigerian Customs Service to demand and collect import duty and other related charges on personal effects. Justice John Tsoho delivered the judgment in a case filed by a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Kehinde Ogunwumiju against the Nigerian … Continue reading Court Declares As Illegal, Payment Of Import Duty On Personal Goods

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NLNG Signs EPC Contracts With SCD JV Consortium

  The Nigeria LNG, on Wednesday, signed the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract for Train 7 with the SCD Joint Venture Consortium with Saipem, Chiyoda, and Daewoo, as it plans a major expansion in the country’s gas industry. The long-awaited Train 7 project is expected to boost Nigeria’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) output by … Continue reading NLNG Signs EPC Contracts With SCD JV Consortium

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