Three Dead, Two Injured In Ogun Road Accident

Three persons have died while two others are said to have sustained various degrees of injuries in an accident involving a diesel truck and a Toyota Corolla car around Ajegunle on Papalanto-Ilaro road in Ogun.

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West Ham Stun Chelsea, Aubameyang Fires Arsenal Revival

    West Ham rocked Chelsea’s top-four hopes and boosted their survival bid with a dramatic 3-2 win, while Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang struck twice as Arsenal climbed back into European contention with a 4-0 thrashing of Norwich on Wednesday. Chelsea were hoping to take advantage of third-placed Leicester’s 2-1 defeat at Everton earlier in the day, … Continue reading West Ham Stun Chelsea, Aubameyang Fires Arsenal Revival

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COVID-19: FG Making Plans For Students To Write Exams, Says Education Minister

The Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, has said that contrary to reports that the Federal Government is making plans to reopen schools, it is only making plans for students in exit classes to write exams.

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Uruguay’s Foreign Minister Resigns

Uruguay’s Foreign Minister Ernesto Talvi, who shot to international prominence when he oversaw the repatriation of foreign passengers from a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship, announced his resignation Wednesday. Talvi’s move had been expected after he announced his intention last month to devote more time to his Ciudadanos political party, one of five in Uruguay’s governing coalition. … Continue reading Uruguay’s Foreign Minister Resigns

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Taraba LG Polls: Ishaku To Inaugurate Newly Elected Chairman Thursday

  Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State will on Thursday inaugurate the newly elected Local Government Council Chairmen. This was confirmed in a statement issued on Wednesday by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Hassan Mijinyawa. Mijinyawa noted that the ceremony will be performed at the Government Lodge in Takum area of the state … Continue reading Taraba LG Polls: Ishaku To Inaugurate Newly Elected Chairman Thursday

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Lawan Condoles With Governor Zulum Over Aide’s Death

  President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has commiserated with Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State over the death of his Chief of Staff, Babagana Wakil. In a statement issued on Wednesday by his spokesman, Senator Lawan sent his condolence to the family of Wakil, the government and people of Borno over the sad loss. … Continue reading Lawan Condoles With Governor Zulum Over Aide’s Death

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Eight Passengers Abducted In Ondo Regain Freedom

  Eight passengers that were abducted last week in lsua-Akoko, in Akoko North-East Local Government Area of Ondo State have regained their freedom. The passengers were travelling in a Toyota Sienna space bus from Abuja to Lagos when they were abducted by gunmen and taken into a nearby bush. The Public Relations Officer of Ondo … Continue reading Eight Passengers Abducted In Ondo Regain Freedom

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France Says Recovered Record 12 Bn Euros In Taxes Last Year

French tax sleuths helped the state recover almost 12 billion euros in 2019, Budget Minister Gerald Darmanin said Wednesday on Twitter, calling it a “record” year. Revenue obtained following tax audits accounted for almost 11 billion euros ($12 billion), on top of which rectified declarations added 358 million euros and judicial conventions involving Google and … Continue reading France Says Recovered Record 12 Bn Euros In Taxes Last Year

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British And German Remdesivir Stocks ‘Sufficient’ As US Buys Up Supply

    Britain and Germany said Wednesday they had sufficient stocks of remdesivir, the first drug to be shown to be relatively effective in treating COVID-19, and of which the United States has bought almost all supply. The US government announced this week that it had bought 92 percent of all remdesivir production by the … Continue reading British And German Remdesivir Stocks ‘Sufficient’ As US Buys Up Supply

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Tokyo Paralympic Games: Nigeria Picks More Tickets In Table Tennis

  Team Nigeria has added to the number of athletes that will compete in the Table Tennis event at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo after Isau Ogunkunle and Faith Obiora are confirmed among the list of players that qualified based on their world ranking by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF). From the 2019 African … Continue reading Tokyo Paralympic Games: Nigeria Picks More Tickets In Table Tennis

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