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Claims, myths hold that thunderstorms kill humans and animals unnaturally

Claims: Thunderstorm is often sent to destroy a person, animal, or thing unnaturally. It serves as vengeance or sanction for a wrong deed. Verdict: Thunderstorm is scientific. This is because science assumes the reality of its matters to minimise critical metaphysical attitude. Full Text: Belief about havoc wreaked by thunderstorms comes in two ways; sometimes […]

Fact-check: Has South Korean candidate, Yoo Myung-hee, withdrawn from WTO

Claim: Media reports and social media users claimed that Minister Yoo Myung-hee has withdrawn from the WTO DG race. Verdict: Minister Yoo Myung-hee has not withdrawn from the WTO DG race as the Council is yet to receive her withdrawal notice and officially announce the minister’s withdrawal from the race. Full Text: There was a […]

Oyo State COVID-19 Funds and Expenditures

When the Coronavirus disease started ranging and penetrating to States in Nigeria, many parts of the country were faced with challenges on how to cure the infected, prevent the subsequent spread and find a balanced palliative to many that have been affected by the compulsory lockdown among other challenges. Oyo State was not left out […]

Gov. Makinde Restores 100 Per Cent Subvention To LAUTECH

Oyo State Government has disbursed three point five billion Naira as subvention to the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH, Ogbomoso in the last one year. This disbursement was made following the restoration of the Institution’s monthly subvention to its original 295 million Naira by the Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde. BCOS News gathered […]

Oyo State Government Gets Full Ownership of LAUTECH

The ownership of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, LAUTECH, Ogbomoso has been ceded to Oyo State. This is as both States have mutually agreed on the terms of settlement while the joint ownership of LAUTECH has been formally dissolved. The PUNCH reports that while the main University ownership was transferred to the Government of […]

Lekki Shooting: “We Stand By Our Investigation”, CNN Tells Lai

Cable News Network (CNN) has reacted to comments by the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on its investigation into the shooting at the Lekki Tollgate in Lagos. It insisted that it did not rush to publish the report as it ensured due processes were followed, which included thorough research. “Our reporting was carefully […]

Lai Mohammed Threatens CNN, Insists No Life Was Lost During

The Federal Government has threatened to sanction CNN over its report on the Lekki shooting.  On Wednesday, CNN published its investigation on the incident, alleging that Soldiers used live bullets on #EndSARS protesters who had converged on Lekki tollgate on October 20, 2020. The Army insists that its men only fired blank bullets into the air to […]

Zimbabwean Journalist Freed After Arrest Over Tweet

A Zimbabwean High Court has freed award-winning Journalist Hopewell Chin’ono on bail, following his arrest earlier this month for allegedly obstructing justice by tweeting about a gold smuggling case. Chin’ono had been incarcerated at a maximum-security prison for the past 17 days, accused of breaching his previous bail conditions by tweeting about the possible Court […]

Spain To Vaccinate Much Of Its Population By Mid-2021

Spain will have vaccinated a large part of its population of 47 million against the coronavirus by mid-2021. Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced this on Friday, November 20, 2020, adding that the Government had put together “a comprehensive vaccination plan” that would be presented at Tuesday’s cabinet meeting, making Spain the first within the European […]

India’s COVID-19 Cases Surpasses Nine Million As Delhi Struggles

Coronavirus caseload in India has passed nine million on Friday, November 20, 2020, as hospitals in the capital New Delhi came under increasing pressure and graveyards began to fill up. Channels TV reports that the world’s second-worst-hit Country has now also registered more than 132,000 deaths from the disease, according to the latest official figures, which […]