Peru Surpasses 10,000 Coronavirus Deaths

  Peru surpassed 10,000 deaths from the coronavirus on Thursday, the health ministry said, a day after the government began easing a national lockdown in a bid to revive the economy. The number of deaths rose to 10,045, an increase of 185 in the last 24 hours, while the number of people infected rose to … Continue reading Peru Surpasses 10,000 Coronavirus Deaths

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APC Caretaker Committee Members Meet Tinubu

    Members of the Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have met behind closed-door with National Leader of the party, Bola Tinubu. The meeting held on Thursday at the residence of the former Lagos State governor in the Ikoyi area of the state. Yobe State Governor and APC Caretaker Committee Chairman, Mai … Continue reading APC Caretaker Committee Members Meet Tinubu

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IBAN Seeks Suspension Of New Broadcasting Code

  The Independent Broadcasters Association of Nigeria (IBAN) has asked the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to suspend the implementation of the amended 6th broadcasting code. IBAN’s Secretary, Mr Guy Murray-Bruce said this in a statement on Thursday where he explained that the amendment should be subjected to a new round of wide stakeholder consultation to … Continue reading IBAN Seeks Suspension Of New Broadcasting Code

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Man City Whitewash Premier League Champions Liverpool 4-0

    Manchester City reacted with a vengeance to being dethroned as Premier League champions by Liverpool to thrash the Reds 4-0 on Thursday. City sent a warning shot of their intentions to take the title back next season as Kevin De Bruyne, Raheem Sterling and Phil Foden all struck before half-time to inflict just … Continue reading Man City Whitewash Premier League Champions Liverpool 4-0

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Arteta Won’t Sell Arsenal Stars To Fund Rebuild

  Mikel Arteta insists Arsenal will not sell their best players to fund an overhaul of his inconsistent team. Arteta has been linked with several players as he prepares for a summer rebuild, but mooted moves for the likes of Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey won’t be cheap. While the club broke their transfer record … Continue reading Arteta Won’t Sell Arsenal Stars To Fund Rebuild

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Court To Hear Suit Challenging Conviction Of Funke Akindele, 237 Others

    A Federal High Court in Lagos is set to hear a suit challenging the conviction of popular Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele, her husband, Abdulrasheed Bello, who is popularly known as JJC Skillz, and 236 others. This comes as Justice Maureen Onyetenu fixes July 10 to hear the suit which was filed by a … Continue reading Court To Hear Suit Challenging Conviction Of Funke Akindele, 237 Others

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‘We Have Failed’: DR Congo Looks Back On 60 Years Of Independence

  As DR Congo marks 60 years of independence from brutal colonial ruler Belgium, some are lamenting how little progress has been made since in a country caught in a “vicious cycle of instability and poverty”. Belgium’s King Philippe took the unprecedented step this week of expressing his “deep regrets” for the abuses suffered under … Continue reading ‘We Have Failed’: DR Congo Looks Back On 60 Years Of Independence

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Israel’s Netanyahu Urges Caution As COVID-19 Cases Spike

  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged Israelis to continue wearing masks and respect social distancing measures, as confirmed novel coronavirus cases spiked following the easing of lockdown measures. Speaking after a cabinet meeting on the virus, he said the past 24 hours had seen nearly 1,000 new infections confirmed. Israel had imposed tight lockdown restrictions … Continue reading Israel’s Netanyahu Urges Caution As COVID-19 Cases Spike

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PDP Rejects Fuel Price Hike, Says APC ‘Lacks Human Sympathy’

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the increase in the price of petrol from N123 to N143.80 per litre. In a statement on Thursday by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the party described the increase as a punishment to Nigerians given the prevailing economic hardship in the country. “The party described … Continue reading PDP Rejects Fuel Price Hike, Says APC ‘Lacks Human Sympathy’

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Sweden To Audit Crisis Preparedness In Light Of COVID-19

  Sweden, under fire internationally for its handling of the coronavirus, said Thursday it would audit its ability to secure crucial resources during a crisis after a report found fault with its preparedness. The Scandinavian country’s approach to COVID-19, softer than the rest of Europe, has sparked rows with the World Health Organization and US … Continue reading Sweden To Audit Crisis Preparedness In Light Of COVID-19

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