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Govt Has No Idea Which Schools Are Ready To Re-Open – NMA President

   The federal government has no statistics to measure which schools are prepared for re-opening amid the coronavirus pandemic, President of the Nigeria Medical Association, Professor Innocent Ujah, said on Monday. Prof Ujah made the comment while speaking on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily. Based on the federal government’s directive, schools resumed in several states … Continue reading Govt Has No Idea Which Schools Are Ready To Re-Open – NMA President

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China Economy Grows 2.3% In 2020 Despite COVID-19 Crisis

  China’s GDP grew at the slowest pace in more than four decades in 2020, official data showed Monday, but it was still expected to be the only major economy to grow at all after a strong rebound from the coronavirus crisis. Covid-19, which has ravaged the world economy, first emerged in central China in late 2019. … Continue reading China Economy Grows 2.3% In 2020 Despite COVID-19 Crisis

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Samsung Chief Jailed For 2.5 Years Over Corruption Scandal

  The de facto chief of South Korea’s Samsung business empire was convicted Monday over a huge corruption scandal and jailed for two and a half years, in a ruling that deprives the tech giant of its top decision-maker. Lee Jae-yong, vice-chairman of Samsung Electronics, the world’s biggest smartphone and memory chip maker, was found guilty of bribery and … Continue reading Samsung Chief Jailed For 2.5 Years Over Corruption Scandal

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Twitter Suspends QAnon-Linked Republican Lawmaker’s Account

A newly elected Republican congresswoman known for promoting QAnon conspiracy theories accused Twitter of censorship on Sunday after her account was temporarily suspended for “multiple violations”. Marjorie Taylor Greene was hit with the 12-hour suspension after she tweeted claims of alleged election fraud in Georgia, her home state. Twitter flagged at least two tweets as “disputed” and prevented … Continue reading Twitter Suspends QAnon-Linked Republican Lawmaker’s Account

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Trailblazer Kamala Harris: America’s First Woman Vice President

  Kamala Harris will shatter one of the highest glass ceilings Wednesday when she takes the oath of office as America’s first woman vice president, blazing a trail in the most diverse White House ever. As running mate to incoming president Joe Biden, she helped bring Donald Trump’s turbulent rule to an end, rapping him during the … Continue reading Trailblazer Kamala Harris: America’s First Woman Vice President

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Kaduna Govt Asks Schools To Remain Closed Till Further Notice

  The Kaduna State Government has said that all public and private schools in the state remain closed till further notice. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Mrs. Phoebe Yayi disclosed this in a statement on Monday. She said that only Kaduna Polytechnic and the National Open University were exempted because they requested for them … Continue reading Kaduna Govt Asks Schools To Remain Closed Till Further Notice

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PHOTOS: Schools Re-Open In Abuja Amid Pandemic

  Schools in the Federal Capital Territory on Monday reopened for the 2020/2021 academic session. Ahead of the reopening, the schools were decontaminated while students were subjected to COVID-19 protocols, including wearing of face-masks. The students were given an extended stay at home following reports of the second wave of the pandemic. Channels Television’s photo … Continue reading PHOTOS: Schools Re-Open In Abuja Amid Pandemic

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Messi Sees Red As Bilbao Stun Barca To Win Spanish Super Cup

  Lionel Messi was sent off for the first time playing for Barcelona as Athletic Bilbao stunned the Catalans to win the Spanish Super Cup on Sunday, a dramatic final finishing 3-2 after extra-time. Moments before Bilbao’s momentous triumph was confirmed, Messi threw an arm at Asier Villalibre, who had earlier scored a 90th-minute equaliser in normal time to … Continue reading Messi Sees Red As Bilbao Stun Barca To Win Spanish Super Cup

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Inter Beat Juventus To Move Level With Leaders Milan

    Inter Milan beat champions Juventus 2-0 to move level on points with Serie A leaders AC Milan on Sunday, boosting their hopes of a first league title since 2010. Arturo Vidal got his head to a Nicolo Barella cross after 12 minutes for his first league goal for Inter Milan against his former … Continue reading Inter Beat Juventus To Move Level With Leaders Milan

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We Do Not Need A National Lockdown Now – Prof Ihonvbere

  Chairman of the House Committee on Basic Education and Services, Prof Julius Ihonvbere, says he does not think Nigeria needs a national lockdown at this moment.  Professor Ihonvbere who was a guest on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics stated that the government must do must to ensure that Nigerians begin to take the fight against … Continue reading We Do Not Need A National Lockdown Now – Prof Ihonvbere

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