EPL: Arsenal Held By Crystal Palace

  Arsenal’s recent revival ground to a halt as Crystal Palace frustrated the Gunners in a scrappy 0-0 Premier League draw at the Emirates Stadium on Thursday. Mikel Arteta’s side had won their previous four matches in all competitions, but they were fortunate to extend their unbeaten run to five games. Palace were unable to … Continue reading EPL: Arsenal Held By Crystal Palace

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Police In Yobe State Reunite Three ‘Abandoned’ Children With Family

  The Yobe State Government and Nigeria Police Force have successfully reunited three children rescued in Damaturu the state capital with their parents after thorough investigations. The Police spokesman in the state, ASP Dungus Abdulkarim explained that the children were allegedly abandoned by their parents in Mafa Local Government Council of Borno state late 2020. … Continue reading Police In Yobe State Reunite Three ‘Abandoned’ Children With Family

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COVID-19: Israel Vaccinates Over Two Million People

  The number of people inoculated in Israel for coronavirus passed the two million threshold Thursday, with the prime minister saying there was “light at the end of the tunnel”. Israel “will become the first country to emerge from the corona crisis,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu boasted. “We see the light at the end of … Continue reading COVID-19: Israel Vaccinates Over Two Million People

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‘Weaker Boko Haram, New Equipment’: Presidency Lists Security Achievements

  The Presidency on Thursday published a checklist of its security achievements to date, ahead of the Armed Forces Remembrance Day scheduled for Friday. “January 15 every year is commemorated as Armed Forces Remembrance Day,” spokesman Femi Adesina said in a statement. “As the milestone is marked this year, it also provides ample opportunity to … Continue reading ‘Weaker Boko Haram, New Equipment’: Presidency Lists Security Achievements

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APC Primary: Appeal Court Dismisses Suit Challenging Yahaya Bello’s Candidacy

  The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has dismissed the appeal filed by Michael Elokun and two others challenging the emergence of Mister Yahaya Bello as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2015 governorship election held in Kogi state. In a unanimous judgment delivered by Justice Steven Adah on … Continue reading APC Primary: Appeal Court Dismisses Suit Challenging Yahaya Bello’s Candidacy

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Brazil COVID-19 Strain: UK Bans Arrivals From South America, Portugal, Others

  Britain will ban all arrivals from South America, Panama, Cape Verde and Portugal from 0400 GMT Friday over fears of importing a new coronavirus variant in Brazil, the UK government said Thursday. “I’ve taken the urgent decision… following evidence of a new variant in Brazil,” Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said on Twitter. “This measure … Continue reading Brazil COVID-19 Strain: UK Bans Arrivals From South America, Portugal, Others

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Doctor Who Declared Trump As ‘Healthiest’ President Ever Is Dead

  President Donald Trump’s former personal doctor — who claimed Trump had dictated a letter insisting he would be the “healthiest” president ever — has died, reports said Thursday. Harold Bornstein passed away last Friday at the age of 73, according to the New York Times. No cause of death was given. The long-haired gastroenterologist … Continue reading Doctor Who Declared Trump As ‘Healthiest’ President Ever Is Dead

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Kukah: Nigeria Controlled By Forces Bent On Setting It Ablaze, Says Ortom

  Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom on Thursday said Nigeria is being controlled by forces that are bent on setting the country ablaze if their interests are not guaranteed. The Governor made the comment while reacting to a quit notice delivered to the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Mathew Kukah. Kukah, on Christmas Day, had … Continue reading Kukah: Nigeria Controlled By Forces Bent On Setting It Ablaze, Says Ortom

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Lebanon Enters Full Lockdown To Stem COVID-19 Uptick

  Lebanon went into a tight lockdown Thursday, with residents barred even from grocery shopping and forced to rely on food deliveries as the country battles to slow spiking novel coronavirus cases. The new restrictions were only loosely respected in some areas of the country, however, reflecting deep mistrust of a political elite held responsible … Continue reading Lebanon Enters Full Lockdown To Stem COVID-19 Uptick

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Sixty-Four Insurgents Killed In Borno, Yobe States – Military

  As part of efforts to reduce acts of terrorism and insurgency to the barest minimum in the country, the Military has announced the killing of sixty-four Boko Haram terrorists in Borno and Yobe States. In a news conference in Abuja on Thursday, the Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche said the Military and … Continue reading Sixty-Four Insurgents Killed In Borno, Yobe States – Military

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