Trump Says US Is ‘Terminating’ Relationship With WHO

President Donald Trump said Friday he was breaking off US ties with the World Health Organization, which he says failed to do enough to combat the initial spread of the novel coronavirus.

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Racism Cannot Be ‘Normal’ In US, Obama Says Of Latest Police Killing

Former President Barack Obama said on Friday he shared the "anguish" of millions of Americans over the death of a black man killed by police in Minnesota and that racism cannot be "normal" in the United States.

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Benue Inists On Conducting Chairmanship, Counsellorship Elections Amid COVID-19

The Benue State Independent Electoral Commission insists it will go ahead to conduct elections into chairmanship and counsellorship positions tomorrow May 30, in spite of the coronavirus pandemic which has crippled major activities across the world.

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Twitter Flags President Trump’s Tweet For ‘Glorifying Violence’, White House Responds

  Social media platform, Twitter, on Friday flagged US President Donald Trump’s tweet about the protests and violence in Minneapolis, Minnesota for “glorifying violence,” leading to a response from the American White House. Trump had tweeted about the protests which followed the death of a black man, George Floyd who was filmed saying he could … Continue reading Twitter Flags President Trump’s Tweet For ‘Glorifying Violence’, White House Responds

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Fifth Anniversary Factsheet Of Buhari’s Administration

  May 29, 2020, marks the end of the first year of the second four-year term of the Muhammadu Buhari administration, and the fifth year of his government in office. According to the Presidency, between May 29, 2015, when it was inaugurated for the first term, and now, the Buhari administration has made “salutary impact … Continue reading Fifth Anniversary Factsheet Of Buhari’s Administration

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Graft Allegation: Ignore Calls For An Independent Investigation Of Adesina – Obasanjo

  Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has called on the board of the African Development Bank to ignore calls for an independent investigation of Akinwumi Adesina by the US treasury secretary. Chief Obasanjo argued in a recent communique that the call negates the ethics of the Bank. Obasanjo also called on former African leaders to collectively … Continue reading Graft Allegation: Ignore Calls For An Independent Investigation Of Adesina – Obasanjo

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CNN Crew Arrested In US During Protest Coverage

  Police arrested a CNN crew broadcasting live from the US city of Minneapolis early on Friday while covering unrest sparked by the death of a black man at the hands of law enforcement. The crew was later released. The network posted footage of correspondent Omar Jimenez speaking calmly to police with batons and riot helmets, then … Continue reading CNN Crew Arrested In US During Protest Coverage

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La Liga To Resume June 11

  La Liga president Javier Tebas said on Friday that the league is hoping to resume on June 11 and start the 2020/21 season by September 12. There are still 11 rounds of matches in the Spanish top flight to be played this term. “The important thing will be to know the end date of … Continue reading La Liga To Resume June 11

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George Floyd: Protesters Burn Down Police Station In Minneapolis

  Hundreds of troops deployed to the streets of Minneapolis and St. Paul early Friday after a third night of rioting over police brutality against African Americans left hundreds of shops damaged and a police station on fire. After the angry demonstrations spread overnight to multiple US cities, from New York to Phoenix, President Donald Trump blasted … Continue reading George Floyd: Protesters Burn Down Police Station In Minneapolis

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Edo Discharges 11 Recovered COVID-19 Patients

  The Edo State Government on Friday discharged eleven recovered COVID-19 patients. This is according to a tweet by Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State via his official handle. With the recent development, 69 patients have now been discharged in the South-South State after their recovery. “We have discharged 11 COVID-19 patients from our isolation … Continue reading Edo Discharges 11 Recovered COVID-19 Patients

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