Funbi Bello

COVID-19: Nigeria Records 575 New Cases

Nigeria has recorded 575 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the country’s total caseload to 31,323. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this in a tweet via its official handle, on Friday, 10, 2020. According to the health agency, 224 new cases were reported in Lagos, 85 in Oyo, and 68 in […]

APC LG Chairman In Ondo Resigns

The Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Ese-Odo Local Government Area (LGA) of Ondo State, Samuel Ajayi, has resigned from the party. Ajayi announced his resignation from the office of the APC chairman in the LGA and from the party in a letter dated July 10, 2020. The Publicity Secretary of the APC […]

Liverpool’s Henderson To Lift Premier League Trophy Despite Season-Ending Injury

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp confirmed on Friday that captain Jordan Henderson’s season was over due to a knee injury but said he would still lift the Premier League trophy. The England international was forced off 10 minutes from the end of Wednesday’s 3-1 win over Brighton following a collision with Yves Bissouma and a scan […]

Buhari Affirms Magu’s Suspension, Appoints Mohammed Umar As Acting Chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has affirmed the suspension of Mr Ibrahim Magu as acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Magu’s suspension by the President, which takes immediate effect, was announced on Friday, July 10, 2020, in a statement from the Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice. The […]

Buhari Signs 2020 Revised Budget Into Law

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law, the revised budget of N10.8 trillion for the year 2020. He assented to the budget at about 11:06 am on Friday, July 10, 2020, at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the nation’s capital. In his address, the President explained that the budget had to […]

Ondo Chief Judge Rejects Request To Set Up Probe Panel

The Chief Judge of Ondo State, Justice Oluwatoyin Akeredolu, has rejected the request by the State House of Assembly to set up a panel to investigate the State Deputy Governor, Mr Agboola Ajayi. This comes after 14 members of the Assembly served an impeachment notice on the deputy governor whom they accused of gross misconduct. […]

Hong Kong To Shut All Schools After Virus Cases Spike

Hong Kong will close all schools after the territory reported a spike in locally transmitted coronavirus infections, the city’s education minister said Friday, July 10, 2020. The government has ordered all schools to close from Monday, July 13, 2020, bringing forward the start of the summer holidays, Kevin Yeung said, after the city recorded 34 […]

‘Glee’ Star Rivera Believed Dead As US Lake Search Finds

“Glee” star Naya Rivera is believed to have accidentally drowned in a California lake, authorities said Thursday, July 9, 2020, after a search involving divers, patrol boats and helicopters found no trace of the US actress. The operation to locate the 33-year-old at Lake Piru, about an hour’s drive northwest of Los Angeles, “has turned […]

Lagos Lawmaker, Tunde Buraimoh Is Dead

A member of the Lagos State House of Assembly representing Kosofe Constituency II, Hon. Tunde Buraimoh is dead. Confirming his death, Hon. Sanni Ganeey Okanlawon from Kosofe Constituency 1, wrote on Facebook “ONE DEATH TOO MANY, TUNDE BURAIMOH, Sun re o”. Buraimoh was confirmed dead this morning, July 10, 2020, at about 1 am by […]

COVID-19: Nigeria Records 499 New Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 499 new cases of the COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 30,748. The Health Centre disclosed the new record late Thursday, July 9, 2020. Lagos State maintained its lead position with 157 new infections, bringing the total infections in the state […]