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Nigeria Confirms Three More Deaths As COVID-19 Infections Cross 45, 000

    Nigeria on Thursday reported three more deaths from COVID-19 as the country’s infections from the virus crossed 45, 000. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) which revealed the latest figure, also said the West African nation had 354 fresh COVID-19 cases for the day. Nigeria’s latest COVID-19 infections were confirmed in 16 … Continue reading Nigeria Confirms Three More Deaths As COVID-19 Infections Cross 45, 000

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UEFA Weighs Neutral Venues For Next Season’s Champions League

    Poland, Hungary, Greece and Cyprus are prepared to act as “neutral hubs” and host matches in the Champions League or Europa League qualifying rounds if the coronavirus disrupts next season, UEFA said Thursday. The pandemic has forced UEFA to schedule the last three rounds of this season’s Champions League in Portugal, and the … Continue reading UEFA Weighs Neutral Venues For Next Season’s Champions League

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Rockefeller Foundation Shortlists Nigerian Adefolami Agunbiade For Food Vision Prize

    A Nigerian, Adefolami Agunbiade has made the Rockefeller Foundation Top 10 Finalists for the Food System Vision Prize. Agunbiade and nine others were picked from a pool of over 1, 300 applicants from 110 nations with plans of developing a plan of the generative and nourishing food system that they aspire to create … Continue reading Rockefeller Foundation Shortlists Nigerian Adefolami Agunbiade For Food Vision Prize

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Oshiomhole Wanted Me To Help Him Impeach Obaseki – Edo Deputy Governor

  The Deputy Governor of Edo State, Comrade Philip Shaibu, has said his loyalty to Governor Godwin Obaseki is unwavering.  In a chat with newsmen on Thursday, Mr Shaibu revealed how former APC National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, wanted him to join in the move to unseat Obaseki. Shaibu said he begged Oshiomhole to let … Continue reading Oshiomhole Wanted Me To Help Him Impeach Obaseki – Edo Deputy Governor

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Microsoft Eyes Entire Operations Of TikTok In Talks – Report

  Microsoft has expanded its talks on TikTok to a potential deal that would include buying the global operations of the fast-growing video-sharing app, the Financial Times reported Thursday. Microsoft declined to comment on the report, after previously disclosing it was considering a deal for TikTok operations in the US, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. … Continue reading Microsoft Eyes Entire Operations Of TikTok In Talks – Report

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Northern Governors Frown At Persistent Attacks In Southern Kaduna

  The Northern Governors Forum has condemned the recent attack in Southern Kaduna in which about 22 persons were reportedly killed on Wednesday night, as yet to be arrested gunmen attacked four Atyap villages in Zangon Kataf Local Government Area (LGA) of Kaduna State. In a statement, Chairman of the Forum and Governor of Plateau … Continue reading Northern Governors Frown At Persistent Attacks In Southern Kaduna

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BREAKING: INEC Introduces Election Result Viewing Portal

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has introduced a dedicated portal where election results from polling units can be viewed in real-time. This was disclosed by Festus Okoye, INEC spokesperson, in a statement on Thursday. According to the statement, the portal is a new step to further strengthen INEC’s election management process and enhance … Continue reading BREAKING: INEC Introduces Election Result Viewing Portal

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Premier League clubs vote against retaining five subs rule

    Premier League clubs voted against continuing to allow five substitutes for the 2020/21 season on Thursday. Following the resumption of the 2019/20 campaign after the coronavirus shutdown, clubs were allowed to name nine substitutes and make five changes during matches to support player welfare. Some clubs wanted the new regulation carried over but … Continue reading Premier League clubs vote against retaining five subs rule

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‘Vaccine Nationalism’ Cannot Beat COVID-19, Says WHO

      The World Health Organization on Thursday warned against “vaccine nationalism,” saying vaccine-hogging richer countries would not be safe coronavirus havens if poor nations remained exposed. WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said it would be in wealthier nations’ interests to ensure that any vaccines eventually produced to protect against the new coronavirus were … Continue reading ‘Vaccine Nationalism’ Cannot Beat COVID-19, Says WHO

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Mauritanian President Reshuffles Cabinet After First Year

    Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Cheikh El Ghazouani on Thursday carried out a government reshuffle and replaced his prime minister, a day after prosecutors received a key report on the dealings of former head of state Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz. The Saharan state’s official news agency AMI said Prime Minister Ismail Ould Bedda Ould … Continue reading Mauritanian President Reshuffles Cabinet After First Year

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