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Supreme Court Strikes Out Suits By Lagos And Ekiti Challenging

The Supreme Court has struck out suits by Lagos and Ekiti states, challenging the legality of virtual court sittings. In a unanimous judgement On Tuesday, July 14, 2020, Justice Olabode Rhodes-Vivour declared that as at today virtual court sittings are not unconstitutional. Details to follow.

Poland’s Populist President Narrowly Wins Re-Election

Polish President Andrzej Duda squeezed past a europhile rival to win re-election, official results showed Monday, July 13, 2020, but the narrow victory put allies in the populist right-wing Law and Justice (PiS) party on the back foot. Seeking close ties with US President Donald Trump, Duda has vowed to tighten already restrictive laws against […]

Ancient Aztec Palace Ruins Found In Mexico City

The remains of an ancient Aztec palace, which later was the home of Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortes, were discovered under a landmark building in Mexico City, the government said Monday, July 13, 2020. Basalt slab floors were found under the stately building of the Nacional Monte de Piedad, a historic pawn shop in the middle […]

Coronavirus: NCDC Confirms 595 New Infections, As Nigeria Exceeds 33,000

The Coronavirus cases in Nigeria have exceeded 33,000 following the confirmation of 595 new infections in the Country. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this on its Twitter handle on Monday night, July 13, 2020. According to the Centre, the new infections were recorded in 19 States and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. […]

N-Power: Over 4m Nigerians Applied For Batch C Jobs –

The Federal Government has said over four million persons have so far applied for the 2020 N-Power Batch C recruitment. According to the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Mrs Sadiya Farouq, since the portal was opened about sixteen days ago, Nigerians have responded positively. She stated this in a tweet on […]

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Oyo TESCOM Recruitment Exercises: The Applicants, Their Credentials, The Portal

As the five days earmarked for the uploading of credentials for applicants into Oyo State Post Primary Schools Teaching Service Commission, TESCOM, enters the second day, fear keeps gripping thousands of applicants as they are unable to access the portal designated for the upload. The State TESCOM Information Officer, Mr Raji Kolawole, in an interactive […]

Christopher Aurier, Brother Of Tottenham Player Serge Aurier Shot Dead

The younger brother of Tottenham defender, Serge Aurier, has been shot in Toulouse. The Fire Service said when emergency services arrived on the scene at 5a.m local time on Monday, July 13, 2020, the 26-year-old was injured in the abdomen and he later died in hospital, but a source close to the investigation said the […]

Fire Guts World Trade Centre In Abuja

A fire outbreak at the rooftop of the World Trade Centre in Abuja has been reported. An official of the Company managing the facility, Mr Ibukun Adeosun, explains that the fire occurred at about 11.30 a.m, on Monday, July 13, 2020. At least three fire service trucks were deployed to contain the fire, which Mr […]

Sri Lanka Shuts Schools Again As COVID-19 Cases Surge

Sri Lanka ordered government schools across the nation to shut Monday, July 13, 2020, just a week after they re-opened, following a surge in new coronavirus cases. The country has reported just 2,617 cases with 11 deaths, but army chief Shavendra Silva said nearly half the 1,100 residents and staff at a drug rehab facility near […]

COVID-19: South Africa Re-Imposes Curfew As Infections Spike

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday, July 12, 2020, re-imposed a night curfew and suspended alcohol sales as coronavirus infections spiked and the health system risked being overwhelmed. Coronavirus infection numbers had in recent days skyrocketed with at least 12,000 infections recorded daily, translating to around 500 infections every hour, severely straining health care […]