Nigeria Records 156 New COVID-19 Cases As Russia Presents Vaccine To FG

  Nigeria on Friday recorded 156 new cases of the novel coronavirus, according to the nation’s disease control agency, as Russia presents its home-made vaccine to the Federal Government. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), in a late-night tweet, added that the country has now reported 54,743 confirmed cases of the virus, with 42,816 … Continue reading Nigeria Records 156 New COVID-19 Cases As Russia Presents Vaccine To FG

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Osimhen Scores Second Hat-Trick For Napoli

  Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen on Friday scored his second hat-trick for Napoli after two pre-season games. Osimhen’s hat-trick was pivotal for Napoli’s preseason victory over Italian second division side, Teramo. He scored in the fourth, 61st, and 65th minute, taking his tally to six for Napoli. Mexican Hirving Lozano scored in the 14th … Continue reading Osimhen Scores Second Hat-Trick For Napoli

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Ceballos Rejoins Arsenal On Loan From Real Madrid

  Dani Ceballos has rejoined Arsenal for a second season on loan from Real Madrid, the Premier League club announced on Friday. The Spanish international scored two goals in 36 appearances for the Gunners last season, helping Mikel Arteta’s side win the FA Cup. “Dani was an integral part of our team last season and finished … Continue reading Ceballos Rejoins Arsenal On Loan From Real Madrid

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UN Inspectors Assess Iran’s Nuclear Activity

  The UN’s nuclear watchdog said Friday that Iran had granted its inspectors access to one of two sites where undeclared nuclear activity may have taken place in the early 2000s. “Iran provided Agency inspectors access to the location to take environmental samples,” an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) report seen by AFP said. “The samples will be analysed … Continue reading UN Inspectors Assess Iran’s Nuclear Activity

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Security Operatives Repel Bandits On Kaduna-Abuja Expressway

  Security operatives have successfully repelled armed bandits who opened fire on motorists along the Kaduna-Abuja Road in the northern part of the country. The assailants were engaged in a gunfight with troops of the Nigerian Army and personnel of the Nigeria Police deployed on the expressway. Mr Samuel Aruwan, the Commissioner for Internal Security … Continue reading Security Operatives Repel Bandits On Kaduna-Abuja Expressway

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Osaka Battles Into Last 16 At US Open

  Two-time Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka battled into the last 16 of the US Open on Friday, requiring three sets to defeat 18-year-old Ukrainian Marta Kostyuk. Osaka, the 2018 US Open champion, needed 2hr 33min to beat the unseeded world number 137 6-3, 6-7 (4/7), 6-2 inside an empty Arthur Ashe Stadium. “She was … Continue reading Osaka Battles Into Last 16 At US Open

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Chelsea Complete Signing Of Havertz From Bayer Leverkusen

  Chelsea on Friday completed and announced the signing of Kai Havertz from Bayer Leverkusen.   More to follow . . . 

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Northern Groups Condemn Increased Petrol Price, Electricity Tariff

  A coalition of northern groups on Friday rejected the recent increase in the ex-depot price of petrol and electricity tariff by the Federal Government. They are demanding the immediate and unconditional reversal of the new pump price to the initial N145 per litre and electricity tariff to N23, with the assurance of regularity and … Continue reading Northern Groups Condemn Increased Petrol Price, Electricity Tariff

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P&ID Deal: UK Court Ruling, A Source Of Huge Satisfaction – Presidency

  The Presidency has lauded the judgement of a court in the United Kingdom on the case involving the Process and Industrial Developments (P&ID). In a statement on Friday, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, described the ruling as right and just. According to the presidential aide, the … Continue reading P&ID Deal: UK Court Ruling, A Source Of Huge Satisfaction – Presidency

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After Gbajabiamila Meeting, Ghana Considers Reviewing $1 Million Business Requirement

  Ghanaian President, Prof. Nana Akufo-Addo has suggested he is open to reviewing his country’s $1m capital base requirement for foreign businesses, Nigeria’s House of Representatives said in a statement on Friday. President Akufo-Addo gave the indications after meeting with the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila on Thursday. Gbajabiamila was visiting … Continue reading After Gbajabiamila Meeting, Ghana Considers Reviewing $1 Million Business Requirement

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