Latin America Now Region With Most COVID-19 Deaths

  Latin America and the Caribbean surpassed Europe on Friday to become the region with the most COVID-19 deaths, according to an AFP count based on official data.  The world’s worst-hit region has recorded 213,120 fatal cases, 460 more than Europe, according to the tally registered at 1700 GMT. Over the last week, 44 percent … Continue reading Latin America Now Region With Most COVID-19 Deaths

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Trump Says US Coronavirus Vaccine ‘Possible’ By Election

  President Donald Trump on Thursday said that a vaccine may be produced ahead of the US presidential election on November 3 — a more optimistic timeline than given by his top infectious diseases doctor. Asked by radio talk show host Geraldo Rivera whether a vaccine could come by the election, Trump said: “I think … Continue reading Trump Says US Coronavirus Vaccine ‘Possible’ By Election

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US Economy Regains 1.8m Jobs In July

  The US economy regained 1.8 million jobs in July, a solid but unremarkable result that comes as President Donald Trump prepares for a difficult re-election bid, but economists warn challenges to the pandemic recovery are growing. As COVID-19 cases spiked in several states in recent weeks, new restrictions to contain the virus forced some … Continue reading US Economy Regains 1.8m Jobs In July

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Edo Speaker To AGF: Don’t Allow Desperate Politicians Use Your Office To Cause Crisis

  Following what has now been termed the “failed invasion” of the Edo State House of Assembly (EDHA) Complex, the Speaker of the Assembly, Rt. Hon. Frank Okiye, has advised the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, not to allow his office to be used by unscrupulous persons to turn … Continue reading Edo Speaker To AGF: Don’t Allow Desperate Politicians Use Your Office To Cause Crisis

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Edo Speaker To AGF: Don’t Allow Desperate Politicians Use Your Office To Cause Crisis

  Following what has now been termed the “failed invasion” of the Edo State House of Assembly (EDHA) Complex, the Speaker of the Assembly, Rt. Hon. Frank Okiye, has advised the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, not to allow his office to be used by unscrupulous persons to turn … Continue reading Edo Speaker To AGF: Don’t Allow Desperate Politicians Use Your Office To Cause Crisis

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US ‘Concerned’ Over Political Climate In Edo, Ahead Of Elections

  The United States Mission in Nigeria on Friday said it was concerned over the “reports of the deteriorating political climate in Edo State.” In a tweet via its verified page, the diplomatic envoy added that it was disappointed with the role played by some political actors in the state. The Edo State Governorship Election … Continue reading US ‘Concerned’ Over Political Climate In Edo, Ahead Of Elections

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We Will Resist Every Attempt To Unlawfully Remove Obaseki – Wike

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Campaign Council for Edo State Governorship Election has condemned the illegal invasion of Edo State House of Assembly by political thugs of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Addressing journalists in Port Harcourt today, the Chairman of the Campaign Council and Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, also … Continue reading We Will Resist Every Attempt To Unlawfully Remove Obaseki – Wike

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After 30 Years, Buhari Signs Amended Companies And Allied Matters Bill

  President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja assented to the Companies and Allied Matters Bill, 2020 recently passed by the National Assembly. The President’s action on this important piece of legislation, therefore, repealed and replaced the extant Companies and Allied Matters Act, 1990, introducing after 30 years, several corporate legal innovations geared toward enhancing the … Continue reading After 30 Years, Buhari Signs Amended Companies And Allied Matters Bill

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At Least 14 Dead After Indian Jet Skids Off Runway

  At least 14 people were killed and 15 others were seriously injured Friday when an Indian passenger jet skidded off the runway after landing in heavy rain, officials said. Air India Express said more than 190 passengers and crew were on board the plane, which left from Dubai and landed at Kozhikode airport in the southern … Continue reading At Least 14 Dead After Indian Jet Skids Off Runway

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US Imposes Sanctions On Hong Kong’s Top Leader

  The United States slapped sanctions Friday on Hong Kong’s top leader, a new salvo in a major escalation against Beijing after ordering sweeping restrictions on Chinese-owned social media giants TikTok and WeChat. In the most significant US action on Hong Kong since Beijing imposed a tough security law, the Treasury Department said it was … Continue reading US Imposes Sanctions On Hong Kong’s Top Leader

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