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UEFA Ban On Man City: Exodus Of Players Looms In

The two season ban which the football governing body in Europe (UEFA) imposed on Manchester City could trigger exodus of players from the club. UEFA last week imposed a ban on Manchester City from participating in UEFA Champions league for two seasons after finding the club management guilty of violating it’s financial fair play rules. […]

Two Dead As Sydney-Melbourne Train Derails

Two people have been killed after a Sydney to Melbourne express train derailed near the Victorian town of Wallan, Australian media reports. The emergency services said several other passengers who were injured are undergoing treatment. One person was airlifted to a hospital in Melbourne. Images showed a number of twisted carriages had left the track, […]

Rapper Pop Smoke Shot Dead In Apparent Robbery

The US rapper Pop Smoke has been killed, after an apparent armed robbery. Los Angeles Police reported that Pop Smoke whose real name Bashar Barakah Jackson was shot at his home during a robbery  and later pronounced dead, shortly after rushing him to the hospital, on Wednesday, February 19, 2020. Officers confirmed that an unknown […]

Fayemi’s Wife Takes Battle Against GBV To EKSU

The First Lady of Ekiti State, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, has charged the students of Ekiti State University to desist from acts capable of promoting Gender-Based Violence in the institution. Erelu Fayemi made the call at a one-day workshop themed: Gender Based Violence, GBV and Sexual Harassment in Tertiary Institutions: The Way Forward. The workshop was […]

Australia Launches National Inquiry Into Bushfires

Australia has set up a national inquiry into its month-long bushfire crisis that affected three in four Australians and prompted widespread criticism of the Government for its sluggish response to the blazes. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the vast scale of the fires, which killed more than 30 people and destroyed thousands of homes, required […]

At Least Nine People Killed In Germany Shisha Bars Shootings

At least nine people were killed in two shootings near the German city of Frankfurt, with an unknown number of attackers still at large. According to Local Media, the shootings which happened late Wednesday, February 19, 2020, targeted shisha bars in Hanau, about 20 kilometres (12 miles) from Frankfurt, and Police launched a huge manhunt […]

Two Iranians Die After Testing Positive To Coronavirus

The Health Ministry in the Islamic republic of Iran has disclosed that two people have died after testing positive for the new coronavirus, being Iran’s first cases of the disease. According Channels TV, a branch of the State Television, YJC News Agency, reports that the pair who died on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, were Iranian citizens […]

China Announces Biggest Drop In Coronavirus Cases

China has announced the biggest drop in new cases from the coronavirus outbreak in nearly a month. The National Health Commission said more than 74,500 people have now been infected nationwide by the virus, which first emerged in central Hubei province in December, 2019. The death toll jumped to 2,118 on Thursday, February 20, 2020, […]

Atalanta Defeat Valencia 4 -0; Near Champions League Quarter-Final

Atalanta defeated Valencia 4-1 to take a giant step closer to reaching the Champions League quarter-finals for the first time. AFP reports that Hans Hateboer scored twice after 16 and 62 minutes, on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, sandwiching further goals from Josep Ilicic (42) and Remo Freuler (57). Denis Cheryshev pulled one back for Valencia […]

Lassa Fever: 63 People Placed Under Surveillance In Lagos

The Lagos State Government has placed 63 people under surveillance over fears that they may have been infected by a Lassa Fever patient. The Commissioner for Health in the State, Professor Akin Abayomi, disclosed this in a statement issued by the Director of Public Affairs, Ministry of Health, Dr Tunbosun Ogunbamwo. This comes a day […]