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“COVID-19 not hoax”, Sanwo-Olu Tells Lagosians

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has warned Lagosians on the devastating effect of the raging Coronavirus disease. The Governor appealed to Lagosians on Sunday, January 10, 2021, to take all the COVID-19 protocols seriously as the virus is not a glamorous disease or a hoax as some people claim it is. In his tweet, […]

Trump Orders Ban On WeChat Pay, Other ‘Chinese’ Apps

US President Donald Trump has ordered a ban on Alipay, WeChat Pay and other apps linked to Chinese companies, saying they could route user information to the Government in Beijing. Channels TV reports that the executive order is to take effect in 45 days, weeks after President Trump is replaced in the White House by […]

Gbajabiamila Confirms Death Of Vendor Shot By His Security Aide,

The Speaker of the House of Representative, Rt Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has confirmed the death of a Newspaper vendor shot by one of his security aides on Thursday, November 19, 2020.  Rt Hon. Gbajabiamila who, in a series of tweets on his official handle in the early hours of Friday, November 20, 2020, narrated how […]

“At Least One In Every Family Is At Risk Of

One in every four Nigerian is at risk of developing a mental health problem during their lifetime; meaning that 50 million Nigerians are at risk. This, according to a consensus of Speakers at a one day Online Training on Mental Health and Suicide Reportage for Media Practitioners in commemoration of the World Suicide Prevention Day […]

Coronavirus Pandemic: UK Hits About 3,000 In 24 Hours

The United Kingdom has registered almost 3,000 new Coronavirus cases over 24 hours, a level not seen since late May. The UK Health Ministry disclosed the figures on Sunday, September 6, 2020, adding that two more people had died after testing positive over the past 28 days, bringing the overall UK toll to 41,551, Europe’s […]

US Exceeds 6 Million COVID-19 Cases

The United States on Monday, August 31, 2020, passed six million coronavirus cases, according to a tally kept by Johns Hopkins University, adding one million new infections in less than a month. The country remains by far the most impacted in the world by the pandemic in absolute terms, with nearly a quarter of global […]

Ousted Mali President, Keita, Freed By Junta

Coup leaders in Mali have released ousted President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita from detention, a spokesman for the junta Djibrilla Maiga said on Thursday. Reuters quoted him as saying: “He was freed this morning, (and) he has returned to his home.” He however didn’t offer more details. Former Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita was detained during […]

COVID-19: Face Masks Compulsory In Paris As Cases Rise

Prime Minister of France, Jean Castex, on Thursday announced face masks will become compulsory throughout Paris. The Prime Minister who expressed concerns over the rise in coronavirus infections in the country said 19 more departments have been added to a map with “red” zones of active virus circulation, meaning 21 of France’s 94 departments are […]

Adesina Re-Elected AfDB President

Nigeria’s Akinwumi Adesina has been re-elected as the President of the African Development Bank President for a second five-year term. Adesina was re-elected at the election which took place electronically on Thursday at the virtual annual general meeting of the bank. Adesina’s reappointment on Thursday  is coming after a series of  alleged corruption and poor […]

Court Cases: Buhari Proposes 15-Month Time Limit

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday proposed that all civil cases in court should be conclude within 15 months and  that criminal cases from the high court to the Supreme Court should be concluded within a year. President Buhari disclosed this while he spoke at the 60th Annual General Conference (AGC) of the Nigerian Bar Association […]