#JusticeForUwa: Obaseki Orders Investigation Into Murder Of UNIBEN Student

  Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has ordered for an investigation into the murder of a 100-level student of the Department of Microbiology, University of Benin (UNIBEN), Miss Vera Uwaila Omozuwa. The 22-year-old student was reported to have been raped inside a church where she went to read at the Ikpoba Hill area of Benin … Continue reading #JusticeForUwa: Obaseki Orders Investigation Into Murder Of UNIBEN Student

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COVID-19: Buhari, PTF Delegation Meet In Abuja

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday held a meeting with a delegation of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19. The Chairman of the Task Force and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha led the delegation to the presidential villa. The meeting, as at the time of this report was still ongoing. … Continue reading COVID-19: Buhari, PTF Delegation Meet In Abuja

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Bayelsa Records First COVID-19 Death

  Bayelsa State on Friday recorded the first death of a patient from Coronavirus complications. The state COVID-19 Task Force made this announcement in a press conference in Yenagoa, the capital. The task force said the victim was a military officer in his forties. READ ALSO: Bandits Reportedly Kill Three Villagers In Katsina He was … Continue reading Bayelsa Records First COVID-19 Death

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LG Polls: PDP Wins All Chairmanship, Councillorship Seats In Benue

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has triumphed in the just concluded local government elections in Benue State. This comes as the Benue State Independent Electoral Commission (SIEC) declared the candidates of the PDP as winners of all the 23 chairmanships and 276 councillorship seats in the state. Chairman of Benue SIEC, Tersoo Joseph, announced … Continue reading LG Polls: PDP Wins All Chairmanship, Councillorship Seats In Benue

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Iran Says COVID-19 Cases Surpass 150,000

  Iran said its caseload of novel coronavirus infections passed the grim milestone of 150,000 on Sunday, as the country struggles to contain a recent upward trend. The government has largely lifted the restrictions it imposed in order to halt a COVID-19 outbreak that first emerged in mid-February. But the health ministry has warned of … Continue reading Iran Says COVID-19 Cases Surpass 150,000

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Spanish PM Seeks Final Two-week Lockdown Extension

  Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said Sunday he will seek parliament’s approval to extend Spain’s state of emergency one final time, which would keep the coronavirus lockdown in place until June 21. The current emergency is set to expire on June 7, and the Socialist premier told a press conference that one last two-week extension … Continue reading Spanish PM Seeks Final Two-week Lockdown Extension

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SERAP Calls For Audit Of Loans Obtained By Buhari’s Govt

  The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to provide the spending details of all loans obtained by his administration since May 29, 2015. In a letter to the President dated May 30, 2020, the group urged the Nigerian leader to use his leadership position and the opportunity of the … Continue reading SERAP Calls For Audit Of Loans Obtained By Buhari’s Govt

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100-Year-Old Indonesian Woman Beats COVID-19

  A 100-year-old Indonesian woman has recovered from coronavirus, making her the country’s oldest survivor of the deadly respiratory illness. Kamtim, who like many Indonesians goes by one name, was discharged from hospital this week after a month of treatment in her hometown Surabaya, Indonesia’s second-biggest city, officials said. East Java Governor Khofifah Indar Parawansa … Continue reading 100-Year-Old Indonesian Woman Beats COVID-19

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The Return Of La Liga: What’s At Stake?

  La Liga resumes on June 11 after a three-month absence due to the coronavirus pandemic. Real Madrid and Barcelona have been unable to pull away from each other at the top of the table while Atletico Madrid are involved in what looks like a four-way fight for Champions League qualification. AFP Sport takes a … Continue reading The Return Of La Liga: What’s At Stake?

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EU Tells UK Post-Brexit Deal Vital During COVID-19 Crisis

  The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator told Britain on Sunday that the economic damage wrought by the coronavirus crisis made it especially important the sides reach a new trade deal. EU and UK negotiators will enter a fourth and last scheduled round of talks this week that could determine if a comprehensive new agreement … Continue reading EU Tells UK Post-Brexit Deal Vital During COVID-19 Crisis

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