COVID-19: Governors Meet Over Reopening Of Economy, Other Issues

  Members of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) met on Wednesday to discuss issues affecting the country, including the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on Nigerians and the economy. At the meeting which held virtually and was presided by the NGF Chairman and Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, the governors resolved to approve the … Continue reading COVID-19: Governors Meet Over Reopening Of Economy, Other Issues

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Foreign Students Fear Deportation Over Trump Visa Threat

    Pakistani student, Taimoor Ahmed is one of hundreds of thousands of foreigners enrolled in American universities now fearing for their future after Donald Trump’s administration threatened to revoke their visas. The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced this week that foreign students whose entire courses have moved online because of the coronavirus … Continue reading Foreign Students Fear Deportation Over Trump Visa Threat

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Japan’s Boxing Nurse, Fighting Coronavirus While Dreaming Of Olympics

    Olympic boxing hopeful Arisa Tsubata is used to taking blows in the ring but it is during her work as a nurse that she faces her toughest opponent: coronavirus. The 27-year-old juggles a brutal training regime in boxing gloves with long, irregular hours in surgical gloves at a hospital near Tokyo. Tsubata mainly … Continue reading Japan’s Boxing Nurse, Fighting Coronavirus While Dreaming Of Olympics

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Japan’s Boxing Nurse, Fighting Coronavirus While Dreaming Of Olympics

    Olympic boxing hopeful Arisa Tsubata is used to taking blows in the ring but it is during her work as a nurse that she faces her toughest opponent: coronavirus. The 27-year-old juggles a brutal training regime in boxing gloves with long, irregular hours in surgical gloves at a hospital near Tokyo. Tsubata mainly … Continue reading Japan’s Boxing Nurse, Fighting Coronavirus While Dreaming Of Olympics

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Champions League Draw Comes With UEFA Hoping Virus Doesn’t Ruin Plans For Lisbon Finale

    Four months on from the last match in this season’s Champions League, the draw for the final eight will be held on Friday amid ongoing uncertainty about how safe it will be to play out the competition in Lisbon as planned, and with four last-16 ties still to be completed. It was on … Continue reading Champions League Draw Comes With UEFA Hoping Virus Doesn’t Ruin Plans For Lisbon Finale

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Ivy League Universities Halt Sports Over Coronavirus Concern

    The Ivy League group of elite US universities on Wednesday halted all sports until 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic, in a move that could have wide implications for the lucrative world of college sports. A statement from the Ivy League’s Council of Presidents said no sport at all would be played during … Continue reading Ivy League Universities Halt Sports Over Coronavirus Concern

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Australia Extends Visas For Hong Kongers

    Australia on Thursday extended the visas of around 10,000 Hong Kongers living in the country by five years following China’s security crackdown on the territory. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said a pathway to Australian permanent residency would also be offered to Hong Kong citizens currently in the country on student or temporary work … Continue reading Australia Extends Visas For Hong Kongers

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George Floyd Said Officers Would ‘Kill’ Him In New Recording Transcript

    George Floyd said he couldn’t breathe more than 20 times, called out for his children and late mother and said officers would “kill” him before he died in Minneapolis police custody, new evidence showed. Floyd, a black man, died on May 25 when a white police officer knelt on his neck for nearly … Continue reading George Floyd Said Officers Would ‘Kill’ Him In New Recording Transcript

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Barcelona Stay In Touch With Real Madrid And Send Down Rivals Espanyol

    Barcelona kept their faint title hopes alive and doomed Espanyol to relegation on Wednesday as Luis Suarez’s goal proved the winner in a pivotal Catalan derby at the top and bottom of La Liga. A cagey contest at Camp Nou exploded into life for six frantic minutes at the start of the second … Continue reading Barcelona Stay In Touch With Real Madrid And Send Down Rivals Espanyol

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Death Of Black Teen In US Juvenile Facility Sparks Outrage

  A viral video showing a black teen losing consciousness while being choked by staff members of a juvenile delinquency center sparked outrage Wednesday, as anti-racism protests continue to rage across the United States. Cornelius Fredericks, 16, died May 1, two days after being pinned to the ground by staff at Lakeside Academy — a … Continue reading Death Of Black Teen In US Juvenile Facility Sparks Outrage

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