Trump Accuses Harris, Biden Of Playing Politics With Anti-Virus Vaccine

    US President Donald Trump on Monday again hinted a coronavirus vaccine will be available before November’s election, as he accused his Democratic rivals for the White House of undermining public confidence in the immunization. His comments came days after vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris said she would not take Trump’s word on the … Continue reading Trump Accuses Harris, Biden Of Playing Politics With Anti-Virus Vaccine

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Pironkova To Face Serena In US Open Quarter-Finals

    Tsvetana Pironkova reached the quarter-finals of the US Open on Monday, defeating France’s Alize Cornet in three sets. The unranked Bulgarian, who only returned to tennis this year following a three-year absence from the circuit, secured her last eight berth with a 6-4, 6-7 (5/7), 6-3 victory at the Louis Armstrong Stadium. Pironkova … Continue reading Pironkova To Face Serena In US Open Quarter-Finals

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Ogun Govt Announces Automatic Promotion For Students, Fixes Resumption Date

  All students except those in tertiary institutions have been given an automatic promotion to the next class by the Ogun State Government which announced September 21 for the reopening of schools in the state for the first term of 2020/2021 session. The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Kunle Somorin, made the announcement in … Continue reading Ogun Govt Announces Automatic Promotion For Students, Fixes Resumption Date

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Merkel Not Ruling Out Nord Stream Fallout Over Navalny

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel will not rule out consequences for the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project if Russia fails to thoroughly investigate opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s poisoning, her spokesman said Monday. Asked whether Merkel would protect the multi-billion-euro pipeline from Russia to Europe if Germany were to seek sanctions over the Navalny … Continue reading Merkel Not Ruling Out Nord Stream Fallout Over Navalny

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NBA Fines Beverley $25,000 For Referee Abuse

    Los Angeles Clippers star Patrick Beverley has been fined $25,000 for verbally abusing a game official during his team’s defeat to the Denver Nuggets, the NBA said Monday. NBA vice president Kiki VanDeWeghe said in a statement Beverley was fined for his conduct during Saturday’s 110-101 loss to the Nuggets. Beverley’s verbal volley … Continue reading NBA Fines Beverley $25,000 For Referee Abuse

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Nigeria’s Increased Petrol Price Cheapest In West Africa, Angry Reactions Unnecessary – Lai Mohammed

  The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has defended the decision of the government to increase the price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol. He attributed the increased amount to the global price of crude oil, saying the “angry reactions” that have greeted the latest petrol price were “unnecessary and … Continue reading Nigeria’s Increased Petrol Price Cheapest In West Africa, Angry Reactions Unnecessary – Lai Mohammed

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Messi’s Botched Departure Was Not ‘A Serious Worry,’ Says La Liga President

    La Liga president Javier Tebas has said he was never seriously worried about the impact on the league if Lionel Messi had left Barcelona this summer. Messi admitted defeat on Friday in his attempt to find a way out of Barca, insisting the club’s president Josep Maria Bartomeu had “broken his word” over … Continue reading Messi’s Botched Departure Was Not ‘A Serious Worry,’ Says La Liga President

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2014 W/Cup Top Scorer James Rodriguez Joins Everton, Reunites With Ancelotti

    Everton completed the signing of James Rodriguez from Real Madrid on Monday, reuniting the Colombian playmaker with manager Carlo Ancelotti for the third time. The Premier League club are reported to have paid £22 million ($29 million) for the 29-year-old, who was top scorer at the 2014 World Cup.   A new stage … Continue reading 2014 W/Cup Top Scorer James Rodriguez Joins Everton, Reunites With Ancelotti

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UK Police Arrest Man Over Mass Stabbings In Birmingham

    Police on Monday arrested a man on suspicion of murder following a series of stabbings in Birmingham, Britain’s second city, that left one person dead and three critically injured. The 27-year-old suspect was held in a pre-dawn raid in the Selly Oak area following the apparently random attacks around the city centre in … Continue reading UK Police Arrest Man Over Mass Stabbings In Birmingham

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PHOTOS: Nigerians, Foreigners Storm Abuja Airport For International Trips

  The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja is witnessing increased activities as it hosts returning and outgoing travellers. Two days after the resumption of international flights at the airport, more aircraft have continued to ply the facility. During a visit to the airport on Monday, Channels Television crew observed that operations were being conducted in … Continue reading PHOTOS: Nigerians, Foreigners Storm Abuja Airport For International Trips

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