Manchester United

Manchester United to sign Dominic Calvert-Lewin

Manchester United is reportedly ready to move for Everton striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin this summer. The 24-year-old, who is currently away with England at the European Championship has been linked with Manchester United, and he has scored 21 goals and registered four assists in 39 appearances for the Toffees during the 2020-21 campaign. A number of clubs, including Manchester United, Real Madrid and Arsenal,…

Microsof

Microsoft – Government Agencies, suffered latest Russian cyber-attack

Microsoft has stated that international cyber space suffered a week-long threat to its security after a named Russian group allegedly infiltrated major organizations on the global front. This is according to recent publications made available by Microsoft. According to the software group, the ‘Nobelium’ had gained access to an email marketing account used by the…

Spanish Troops Deployed to Help Curtail Incessant Migration Across Ceuta, Melilla Enclaves

Spain has announced the deployment of special police forces to control illegal migration across its border. According to the Nation’s officials, a record-high 6,000 migrants had reached the Ceuta enclave from Morocco; with more than 1,000 being reported as minors. Disturbing reports also claim that majority of recent migrants had crossed at low tide while…

Independents Win Majority to Rewrite Chile’s Constitution

Chile’s Independent and opposition candidates have secured about two-thirds of seats to re-jig the nation’s constitution. This comes after Government-backed candidates finished with only a fourth of the seats; falling short of the number required to halt constitutional changes. Following a landslide of votes by the citizens to rewrite the constitution in a referendum last…

TikTok Appoints New CEO

TikTok has announced the recent appointment of Shouzi Chew as its permanent chief executive officer. This comes eight months after its former leader, Kevin Mayer, stepped down three months into the job; after developing threats in the US to ban the app. The social media outfit’s decision to choose Disney veteran, Mayer, was seemingly misinterpreted…

Vanessa Bryant

Her father is so proud of her: Vanessa Bryant

Natalia excitedly reacted to the news of her USC acceptance. Her mom, Vanessa Bryant, summed it up best, sharing, “Tears of joy.” The 18-year-old daughter of Vanessa and Kobe Bryant just got accepted into the University of Southern California. Fortunately, the future USC student’s heartwarming reaction to the news was captured on camera by her proud momma. “I got in, I…

Ashley Benson

Ashley Benson Mock “All the LA Girls” in a Selfie

Ashley Benson spurred a debate on Instagram when she posted a photo of herself appearing to mock “all the LA girls” who undergo beauty procedures to keep up with societal pressures. The secret is out that Ashley Benson prefers when women go with a more natural visage. The 31-year-old Pretty Little Liars alum took to Instagram on Saturday, March 27 to share a selfie…

COVID-19 Vaccine for Celebrities and Politicians

“Was thrilled to get my first vaccine shot at Essex County College and Essex County’s COVID Vaccination Center today,” the 41-year-old star of The Mandalorian shared in a lengthy Instagram message on Saturday, March 26. She included a video showing off the bandage on her arm. “You know, the science tells us that these vaccines are safe and effective at preventing…

Naira Marley

Naira Marley show was disrupt Cameroon special forces

Nigerian singer and songwriter, Azeez Fashola, aka Naira Marley, has urged bloggers not to paint Cameroonians bad, saying they love Nigerians. The singer made the appeal after the cancellation of the concert he was invited to perform in on Valentine’s Day in Cameroon. Cameroon’s indigenous musicians fiercely opposed Marley’s invitation to the event. Following the…

Physical Presence Is Mandatory For Membership Registration – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has stated that the upcoming membership registration to its party will require the physical presence of intending members and members alike. According to the political party, the move is to ensure that members’ data are captured during the membership registration and revalidation exercise. While speaking on Thursday at a workshop…

Nigerian-born Badejo Appointed Into Biden’s White House Counsel Team

President-elect of the United States of America, Joe Biden, has listed law practitioner – Funmi Olorunnipa Badejo in his presidential cabinet. According to an announcement made, the U.S President-elect had selected 20 additional members for the office of the White House counsel including Badejo. Prior to her appointment, the Berkeley Law College graduate had briefly…

Education Minister Reaffirms January 18 School Resumption Date

The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu has confirmed that the January 18, 2021 school resumption date will stand. According to a statement released on Thursday, by Bem Goong – the Ministry’s Director of Press and Public Relations, the Education Minister stated that the decision was reached following extensive consultations with state governors, commissioners of…

Twenty-One Commissioners of Police Redeployed By IGP

About twenty-one Commissioners of Police have been redeployed to new commands and formations; following an order by the Inspector-General of Police,Mohammed Adamu. According to a statement on Tuesday from Aremu Adeniran – the Deputy Force Public Relations Officer, CSP, the redeployments will take immediate effect as directed by the Force’s Inspection-General. Some of the redeployed…

PDP Felicitates With Obiozor After Victory In Ohanaeze Ndigbo Election

Newly elected President-General of Ohaneze Ndigbo – the Igbo socio-cultural organization – Professor George Obiozor has been congratulated by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). In a statement signed by the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the Ex-National Ambassador to United States, Israel and Cyprus was lauded with accolades after his victory in Sunday’s election;…

President Buhari, Osinbajo and Other Leaders Will Receive COVID-19 Vaccine on Live TV – Shuaib

The Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Faisal Shuaib, has announced that Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari will receive Covid-19 vaccine on live television, alongside other top and prominent Nigerian leaders including Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss…

FG Sanction Passport Holders, Travellers, Govt. Officials For Skipping COVID-19 Test Protocols

The Federal Government has sanctioned travellers, government officials and other passport holders; for failing to undergo compulsory COVID-19 tests after returning into the country. Dr Sani Aliyu – the National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19 – spoke extensively in a video released on Twitter; by the Ministry of Information and Culture on…

COVID 19: More NYSC Members Test Positive, PTF Speaks On Rising Rate Of Infections, Commences Sanctioning of Defaulting Passengers

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on Covid-19 has announced that 731 members of Batch B National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) have tested positive for coronavirus. Mr Boss Mustapha– The Chairman of the PTF on Covid-19 – had informed the public during Tuesday’s briefing at Abuja. The Chairman who spoke extensively, explained that the PTF had…

NCC Orders Network Providers To Block SIM Cards Registered Without NIN after Dec. 30

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has directed telecommunication companies to block SIM Cards not registered with National Identity Numbers (NIN) after December 30. In a meeting held on Monday, – the Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) and Management of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), the National Identity Management Commission…

One Dead, Several Hospitalized As Unknown Illness Sweeps India’s South-Eastern Region

India’s south-eastern State, Andhra Pradesh has reportedly been hit by an unknown illness. Reports also claim that more than 200 people have been hospitalized with one death recorded. Doctors in the region confirmed that the patients displayed a wide range of symptoms including nausea, fits and unconsciousness. The State has also been one of the…

Abiru Emerges Winner Of Lagos East Senatorial Bye-Election

The All Progressives Congress candidate, Tokunbo Abiru, has been declared winner of the Lagos East senatorial bye-election conducted on Saturday. In an announcement made by The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Abiru had amassed a total of 89,204 votes defeating his rival Babatunde Gbadamosi of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who emerged with 11,257 votes.…

We Will Sanction DisCos Selling Prepaid Meters – FG

Special Adviser to the President on Infrastructure, Ahmed Zakari has stated that the federal government are ready to sanction any official of electricity distribution companies (DisCos) caught selling prepaid meters to consumers. Zakari who spoke extensively in Wednesday’s stakeholders’ meeting explained that the prepaid meters are meant to be provided without added charges to consumers.…

FIRS On Taxes: We Will Recover Debts With Penalties After Deadline

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has announced the 31st of December, 2020 as it’s deadline for the recovery of outstanding taxes after which penalties and interests will follow. Executive Chairman of the FIRS, Muhammad Nami, explained in a signed statement that the service had disbursed series of palliatives for waivers of penalties and interest…

Ekanola Secures Approval As Acting VC From UI Governing Council

Newly elected acting Vice Chancellor, Prof. Adebola Ekanola has yesterday secured the approval of The Governing Council of the University of Ibadan. Prof. Ekanola’s appointment comes after an election was held at the University’s International Conference Centre in Ibadan and was presided over by Prof. Olayinka Omigbodun who is the Provost, College of Medicine. His…

APC Fix Date For NEC Meeting

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has scheduled the 8th of December for its emergency National Executive Committee meeting. This was presented in an announcement signed by the Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the party, Yekini Nabena, on Sunday and in accordance to the statement released titled, ‘APC: Emergency NEC Meeting Holds 8th December’. The meeting…

Travellers to UAE must have COVID-19 result, accommodation – NIS

Travellers to UAE must have COVID-19 result, accommodation – NIS

The Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, has announced that henceforth, travellers to the United Arab Emirates must possess confirmed return ticket, negative COVID-19 test result and valid health insurance covering the duration of stay. The Polymerase Chain Reaction test is expected to be taken within 96 hours before departure. The CGI, in…

COVID-19 threatens food security in Lagos, FCT, 2 other States — Experts

COVID-19 has grown beyond health crisis into global food pandemic –WFP

The World Food Programme on Monday said COVID-19 had grown beyond health crisis into global food pandemic of historical proportions. It noted that an estimated 200,000 persons would receive food and cash assistance in COVID-19 urban hotspots of Kano, Lagos and Abuja. The global non-governmental organisation commenced distribution of food items and cash assistance to…

Johnson defends COVID-19 strategy as UK infections soar

Johnson defends COVID-19 strategy as UK infections soar

BRITISH Prime Minister Boris Johnson yesterday defended his handling of the coronavirus pandemic despite weeks of rising infections, but warned that the country faced a “bumpy” winter ahead. Britain has Europe’s highest coronavirus death toll, at more than 42,400, and Johnson’s Conservative government is facing criticism from all sides. Opponents said tougher social restrictions are…

China vaccine

CHINA’S VACCINE SHOWS ‘NO SIDE EFFECTS’, SAYS RUSSIAN PHARMACEUTICAL FIRM

CHINA’S coronavirus candidate vaccine caused no side effects among recruits in Moscow as part of large-scale clinical trials. Russia approved Phase 3 trials of the Chinese vaccine developed by CanSino Biologics, a Chinese high-tech biopharmaceutical company, and a research team with the Academy of Military Sciences in August. “At the moment, the volunteers are doing…

BRITISH RESEARCHERS TO TEST COVID-19 VACCINE ON VOLUNTEERS DELIBERATELY INFECTED WITH VIRUS

British researchers are reportedly set to run clinical trials in which volunteers are deliberately infected with Covid-19 to test the effectiveness of potential vaccines. So-called “challenge trials” are expected to begin in January at a quarantine facility in London, according to the Financial Times, which cited people involved in the project. About 2,000 participants are said…

China

ONE CHINA POLICY: Chinese military flies 18 warplanes near Taiwan during US envoy’s visit

China’s military sent 18 planes including fighter jets over the Taiwan Strait in an unusually large show of force Friday as a U.S. envoy held a day of closed-door meetings on the self-governing island claimed by China. Under the Secretary of State Keith Krach, who handles the economic growth, energy and the environment portfolio, held…

UCH NURSES, PHARMACISTS, LAB SCIENTISTS, OTHER HEALTH WORKERS JOIN JOHESU NATIONWIDE STRIKE

Healthcare workers at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, on Monday, joined the nationwide strike called by the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that many essential places in the hospital, including the pharmacy, the medical records section and two of the main gates into the hospital were locked.…

Nigerian Money

Nigerian Money

Nigerian Money: The House says Akpabio is trying to distract Nigerians from the investigation into the financial activities of the NDDC. The House says Godswill Akpabio’s should go ahead and publicly publish a list of names of lawmakers who received contracts from the NDDC like he alleged [BBC] The House says Godswill Akpabio’s should go…

Eid Al Adha 2020

Eid Al Adha 2020

Eid Al Adha 2020 is around the corner, and the Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAHR) of UAE has announced a four-day holidays for the public in order to celebrate Eid Al Adha in the country According to the authority tweet on Twitter early this morning on 22nd of July, it’s said the Eid…

Oxford Coronavirus Vaccine

Oxford Coronavirus Vaccine

Oxford Coronavirus Vaccine Group said the vaccine project is already in the final stage. Positive news on initial trials of the University of Oxford’s potential COVID-19 vaccine that has been licensed to AstraZeneca could be announced as soon as Thursday, ITV’s political editor Robert Peston said. Phase III trials of the Covid-19 vaccine candidate, involving…

Coronavirus Vaccine by India may be launched by August

Coronavirus Vaccine by India may be launched by August

The first made-in-India coronavirus vaccine may be launched by August 15, with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) fast-tracking efforts to develop “Covaxin” in partnership with Bharat Biotech International Limited. A dozen institutes have been selected for clinical trials of the indigenous COVID-19 vaccine (BBV152 COVID vaccine), the government’s top medical research body has…

Dubai new quarantine guidelines

Dubai new quarantine guidelines

Dubai Tourism outlines criteria for home and hotel quarantine, besides other requirements Dubai Tourism has released a new set of guidelines on hotel and home quarantine for residents returning to Dubai. On Thursday, the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship announced a massive initiative to facilitate the return of 200,000 residents from different countries to…

Arewa youths react as Atiku’s son declaration

Arewa youths react as Atiku’s son declaration

The Arewa Youths Consultative Forum, AYCF, has reacted to reports that Atiku Abubakar, former Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, will be running for the same office in 2023. One of Atiku’s sons, Abubakar Adamu had explained that the former Vice President would contest for the presidency again in 2023 because “he has been an astute, strategic,…

Technological development in China

Technological development in the times of COVID-19 in China.

Technological: Tele-medicine powered by 5G, AI-driven temperature measurement, freight transport with automatic guided vehicles and other such innovative measures are widely used to contain the spread of COVID-19 in China. “New technologies, from 5G and big data to cloud computing and artificial intelligence, are powerful tools to tackle the world’s most pressing challenges, including the…

Zhong Nanshan

WARNING: China’s top respiratory expert Zhong Nanshan warns of potential second wave of COVID-19 infections.

Zhong Nanshan, China’s top respiratory expert, in an interview with CNN on Saturday said China still faces the “big challenge” of a potential second wave of COVID-19 infections. He said the lack of immunity among the population is a serious concern as the race to develop a vaccine continues. Zhong said authorities should not be…

Filipino volunteer

Filipino volunteer dies of coronavirus in Dubai

Filipino Volunteer was featured in Gulf News just last month helping in distribution of free meals. A Filipino volunteer who helped in the distribution of free meals has passed away in Dubai due to complications from coronavirus, his nephew and the Philippines Consul General have confirmed. Melchor Corpuz Mandac, 48, originally from Jones, Isabela, in…