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Coronavirus: 2020 Ballon D’Or Award Scrapped

The Ballon d’Or for the world’s best players will not be awarded in 2020 because of a “lack of sufficient fair conditions” created by the coronavirus pandemic. The prize has been awarded by France Football every year since 1956. Barcelona’s Lionel Messi won the men’s prize last year, with USA forward Megan Rapinoe claiming the […]

Brazil Toll Tops 30,000 As Italy Reopens Borders

Brazil surpassed 30,000 deaths from the coronavirus outbreak as the disease continued to rip through Latin America, while Italy — at one point the hardest-hit country — prepared to reopen its borders in time for the European summer. After chalking up devastating human losses in Europe, the virus has now taken a firm grip in […]

George Floyd Death: Violence Erupts On Sixth Day Of Protests

Violence has erupted in cities across the US on the sixth night of protests sparked by the death in police custody of African-American George Floyd. Curfews have been imposed in nearly 40 cities, but people have largely ignored them, leading to tense stand-offs. Riot police clashed with protesters in New York, Chicago, Philadelphia and Los […]

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 […]

Coronavirus: US Overtakes China With Most Infected Cases

The US now has more confirmed cases of coronavirus than any other country, with more than 86,000 positive tests. According to the latest figures collated by Johns Hopkins University, the US has overtaken China (81,897 cases) and Italy (80,589). But with over 1,300 Covid-19-related fatalities, the US death toll lags behind China (3,296) and Italy […]

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 […]

F.G Signs Tripartite Agreement To Repatriate $318 Million Abacha Loot

The Federal Government has signed an agreement with the United States of America and the Island of Jersey to repatriate the sum of $318,460,329 looted and stashed away by former Head of State, General Sani Abacha. According to the spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ferdinand Nwonye, the agreement was sealed on Monday at […]

US Embassy Denies Refusing Bishop Oyedepo Visa

The United States of America embassy in Nigeria has denied media reports that it refused issuing visa to the Founder, Living Faith Church, Worldwide also known as Winners International, Bishop David Oyedepo. The Bishop was reported to have approached the Lagos Consulate of the United State embassy to renew his visa on Thursday, January 30, […]

Soleimani’s Killing: Shiites Protest In Abuja, Burn U.S Flag

Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) popularly known as Shi’ites has led a procession and protest in Banex, Wuse Area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. The Shi’ite members were protesting on Monday, January 6, 2020, over the killing of top Iranian General Qasem Soleimani following an airstrike by the United States […]