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Coronavirus: FG Approves Evacuation Flight For Stranded Nigerians In US

The Federal Government is to evacuate another batch of stranded Nigerians from New York, the United States of America. This was confirmed by the Nigeria Consulate in New York via a statement issued on Friday, June 26, 2020. It noted that the Nigerian Government had approved a third evacuation flight from the Newark Liberty International […]

Music Legend, Majek Fashek Dies

Nigerian music legend and reggae king, Majekodunmi Fasheke, popularly called ‘Majek Fashek’, is dead. His death was confirmed by his Manager, Omenka Uzoma, on the late singer’s official Instagram handle. The PUNCH gathered that Majek Fashek, Born in Benin City, Edo State, died in a hospital in New York, around 5:45pm on Monday, June 1, […]

Coronavirus: US Death Toll Overtakes Italy As World’s Highest

The United States has now overtaken Italy to have the highest death toll from coronavirus in the world. The latest data, compiled by Johns Hopkins University, shows more than 20,000 people in the US have died. The grim milestone comes shortly after the United States became the first nation to record more than 2,000 virus […]

COVID-19: New York Using Mass Graves Amid Outbreak

New York City buries coffins in a mass grave, as the death toll from the COVID-19 outbreak continues to rise. New York state now has more coronavirus cases than any single country, according to latest figures. The state’s confirmed caseload of Covid-19 jumped by 10,000 on Thursday, April 9, 2020 to 159,937 of whom 7,000 […]

New York Tiger Tests Positive For Coronavirus

A Tiger at the Bronx Zoo in New York has become the first of its kind to test positive for Coronavirus. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) revealed this in a statement published on its official website on Sunday, April 5, 2020. The 4-year-old female Malayan Tiger, named Nadia, tested positive after showing symptoms […]

New York Neurosurgeon Who Separated Conjoined Twins Dies From COVID-19

The neurosurgeon who allowed CNN inside a remarkable operation to separate twins Jadon and Anias McDonald, Dr James T. Goodrich has died. Dr Goodrich, according to the Hospital where he worked, died on Monday, March 30, 2020, after a complications related to Covid-19. Montefiore Medicine CEO, Dr Philip O. Ozuah, said: “Dr. Goodrich was a beacon […]

Update: Trump Tests Negative For Coronavirus As U.S Expands Europe

Following concerns over the exposure of the President of America, Mr Donald Trump, to a disease that has paralyzed the globe, his Physician, Dr Sean Conley has said the President tested negative for the novel coronavirus. Mr Trump agreed to the test after coming in contact with several members of a Brazilian presidential delegation visiting […]

Harvey Weinstein Sentenced To 23 Years For Rape

Producer Harvey Weinstein has been sentenced to 23 years in prison for rape and sexual assault. Weinstein was found guilty in a trial in New York last month, finalising a dramatic fall from grace for one of Hollywood’s most powerful figures. The 67 year old appeared in court on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 in a […]