Nigeria Records Highest Single-Day COVID-19 Infections

  Nigeria on Thursday recorded its highest single-day COVID-19  infections with 745 new cases.  This was revealed in a late-night tweet by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). According to the NCDC, Lagos State had the highest number of infections for the day with 280 cases and is followed by Oyo and Ebonyi states … Continue reading Nigeria Records Highest Single-Day COVID-19 Infections

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Ishaku To Catholic Community: Stop Inciting People Against My Government

  Governor Darius Ishaku has asked a Catholic Community in Taraba State to desist from ‘inciting people against his government’.  According to the governor’s statement late on Thursday, a Catholic community under the aegis of National Catholic Diocesan Priests Association, Jalingo Diocesan chapter is criticizing the Taraba State governor for not doing much to nip … Continue reading Ishaku To Catholic Community: Stop Inciting People Against My Government

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Alleged Cyber Crime: Hushpuppi Has A Case To Answer – EFCC

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said Instagram celebrity, Ramoni Igbalode better known as Hushpuppi is being investigated by the agency over alleged cyber crimes.  Nigeria’s anti-crime body stated this in a tweet on its official handle on Thursday where it explained that the agency has “grisly details of his money … Continue reading Alleged Cyber Crime: Hushpuppi Has A Case To Answer – EFCC

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Disregard Rumours About Ajimobi – Spokesman

  A spokesman for former Oyo state governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, on Thursday asked the public to disregard “rumours circulating on the social media my principal.” Social media was abuzz with rumours about Ajimobi’s death late Thursday. But Special Adviser to Ajimobi on Communication and Strategy, Bolaji Tunji, dismissed the rumours in a statement obtained … Continue reading Disregard Rumours About Ajimobi – Spokesman

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India Lifts Export Ban On Hydroxychloroquine

  India Thursday fully lifted an export ban on hydroxychloroquine, a drug favored by US President Donald Trump as a treatment against coronavirus, as questions remain over the malaria medicine’s effectiveness against COVID-19. The Directorate General of Foreign Trade said in a notice that “hydroxychloroquine and its formulations” were now “free” to be exported. India … Continue reading India Lifts Export Ban On Hydroxychloroquine

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Three Players, Two Staff Test Positive To COVID-19 In French Side Saint-Etienne

  French Ligue 1 side, Saint-Etienne on Thursday said five persons in the club have tested positive for coronavirus. The club noted this in a statement where it explained that the tests were carried out on Wednesday. While giving a breakdown of the confirmed coronavirus cases, Saint-Etienne said three of the new virus infections are … Continue reading Three Players, Two Staff Test Positive To COVID-19 In French Side Saint-Etienne

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German Claim Of Russian Contract Killing ‘Unfounded’ – Ambassador

    German prosecutors’ accusation that  Russia ordered the murder of a Georgian man in a central Berlin park is unfounded, Moscow’s ambassador in the country said Thursday. “We consider these accusations to be unjustified and unfounded,” ambassador Sergei Nechayev said after Germany accused Moscow of having ordered the killing of a Georgian national in … Continue reading German Claim Of Russian Contract Killing ‘Unfounded’ – Ambassador

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Ten Killed In Attacks In DR Congo’s Volatile East

  Ten people were killed by militia fighters in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s volatile east where the army is battling armed groups, officials said Thursday. In the troubled Beni region of North Kivu, “four people were killed”, the region’s top official Donat Kibwana told AFP, blaming the notorious ADF militia. The Allied Democratic Forces … Continue reading Ten Killed In Attacks In DR Congo’s Volatile East

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Facebook Pulls Trump Ads Over Nazi Symbol

  Facebook on Thursday said it removed ads by President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign that contained a symbol used in Nazi Germany for political prisoners. “We don’t allow symbols that represent hateful organizations or hateful ideologies unless they are put up with context or condemnation,” Facebook head of security policy Nathaniel Gleicher said at a … Continue reading Facebook Pulls Trump Ads Over Nazi Symbol

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Solskjaer Praises Campaigning Man Utd Star Rashford

   Ole Gunnar Solskjaer heaped praise on Marcus Rashford for his work to help feed vulnerable families during the coronavirus crisis, saying it was more important than anything he would do on the pitch. The Manchester United striker has helped raise around £20 million ($25 million) for charity and this week persuaded the British government … Continue reading Solskjaer Praises Campaigning Man Utd Star Rashford

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