Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine Set For Final Trial Stage After ‘Promising’ Results

  The US biotech firm Moderna said Tuesday it would enter the final stage of its human trials for its COVID-19 vaccine on July 27, after promising early results were published in a journal. The Phase 3 trial will recruit 30,000 participants in the US, with half to receive the vaccine at 100 microgram dose … Continue reading Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine Set For Final Trial Stage After ‘Promising’ Results

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US Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg, 87, Hospitalised

  United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the 87-year-old anchor of its liberal faction, has been hospitalised for a suspected infection, the court said on Tuesday. Ginsburg was admitted to Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore early Tuesday after first going to her regular Washington hospital late Monday with fever and chills. She underwent … Continue reading US Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg, 87, Hospitalised

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Enugu Airport Runway Will Be Ready In August, Says Sirika

    The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has assured Nigerians that the rehabilitation work at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport runway Enugu will be completed by August 30. He made this known on Tuesday during a working visit to ascertain the level of work at the international airport. Sirika explained that the work progress … Continue reading Enugu Airport Runway Will Be Ready In August, Says Sirika

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COVID-19 Palliative: Jigawa Announces Tax Holiday For Small Businesses

  The Jigawa State Government has given a one year tax holiday to Small and Medium-scale Enterprises whose businesses suffered as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. The Commissioner of Finance, Babangida Umar, confirmed this to newsmen in Duste, the Jigawa state capital. According to him, only those business owners with a registered business name will … Continue reading COVID-19 Palliative: Jigawa Announces Tax Holiday For Small Businesses

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Kwara Governor, AbdulRazaq Sets Up Independent Panel To Probe LG Funds

  Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to conduct an independent probe into funds so far received and disbursed to the 16 Local Government Areas from May 2019 till date. The governor also set up a panel of inquiry comprising members from various backgrounds will also be … Continue reading Kwara Governor, AbdulRazaq Sets Up Independent Panel To Probe LG Funds

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Chelsea Closer To Champions League Qualification After Norwich Win

  Chelsea opened up a four-point cushion over Manchester United and Leicester in the race for a place in the Champions League next season despite making heavy weather of beating already relegated Norwich 1-0 at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday. Olivier Giroud’s header in first-half stoppage time secured the Blues a much-needed three points with a … Continue reading Chelsea Closer To Champions League Qualification After Norwich Win

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Corruption Fight: Buhari Won’t Be Deterred By Baseless Criticism – Presidency 

  The Presidency says President Muhammadu Buhari will not be deterred by baseless criticism in the fight against corruption. Speaking to State House correspondents on issues raised by Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) since the beginning of the interrogation of suspended acting EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, … Continue reading Corruption Fight: Buhari Won’t Be Deterred By Baseless Criticism – Presidency 

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Epstein’s Ex-Girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell Denies Committing Sex Crimes

  British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell pleaded not guilty in a New York court Tuesday to sex trafficking minors for her former partner, the late financier Jeffrey Epstein, as a judge denied her bail. The 58-year-old denied six charges related to alleged crimes committed by Epstein, a well-connected sex offender who killed himself in prison while … Continue reading Epstein’s Ex-Girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell Denies Committing Sex Crimes

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Strike: Over 200 Lagos Doctors Infected With COVID-19 – Medical Guild

  No fewer than 200 doctors in Lagos State have contracted coronavirus (COVID-19) in the line of duty. This is according to the Medical Guild in its response to an earlier statement from the state government on the ongoing warning strike by doctors in the state. In a statement jointly signed by the association’s Chairman … Continue reading Strike: Over 200 Lagos Doctors Infected With COVID-19 – Medical Guild

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Biden Unveils Ambitious Climate Plan In Contrast With Trump

  White House hopeful Joe Biden on Tuesday unveiled an ambitious climate change plan that would revamp the United States energy sector and seek to achieve carbon pollution-free power in just 15 years. The clean energy proposal was fleshed out in a speech in Wilmington as the veteran Democrat aimed to draw a contrast with … Continue reading Biden Unveils Ambitious Climate Plan In Contrast With Trump

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