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Four footballers, club president, pilot die in plane crash

Four footballers and the president of the Brazilian fourth-tier men’s club Palmas Futebol e Regatas have died in a plane crash. The pilot also died in the accident shortly after take-off on Sunday in the central Brazilian state of Toncantin, the club announced. The players and club president Lucas Meira were on their way to […]

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COVID-19: We Don’t Need To Vaccinate 20 Million Lagos Residents, Says Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said that his administration does not need to vaccinate over 20 million residents of the state against the deadly COVID-19. He disclosed this during an interview on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics, adding that the state government is engaging some companies in the production of COVID-19 vaccines for residents of the […]

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Murder at the convent : She was murdered for catching a priest and a nun in a s*x act (Photos)

She was murdered for catching an Indian priest and nun in a sex act. Three decades later, justice is served. The dead nun’s slippers were scattered on the convent kitchen floor — one near the entrance, the other by the fridge. Her white veil was found snagged on the door. An open bottle of water […]

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Why we backed Nigerian Government reopening schools, by NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said Friday that its support for the Federal Government’s decision to reopen schools for the second term of the 2020/2021 academic session was based on the fact that the benefits of having children in school outweigh the risks of transmission of COVID-19. But NCDC Director-General, Chikwe Ihekweazu, also […]

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Biden Reverses Trump’s Visa Ban On Nigeria

Newly inaugurated US President Joe Biden has reversed a Donald Trump policy that restricted the granting of immigrant visas to Nigerians. In January 2020, Trump had expanded curbs on immigration to include six more countries, including Nigeria. At the time, the US government said the policy was designed to tighten security for countries that don’t […]

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Trump’s impeachment trial stalled in US Senate

The second impeachment trial of former U.S. President Donald Trump may not begin until mid-February, to give him time to prepare a defense against charges of inciting insurrection. Republican senators sought the delay after Democrats earlier in the day said that the House of Representatives could send the impeachment charge – passed last week in […]

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Why restructuring of Nigeria won’t work – Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said the quest for restructuring may not work until issues that divide Nigerians are resolved. Mr Jonathan stated this on Thursday at the 18th Daily Trust Dialogue. He lamented how divisive politics and mistrust have retarded the progress of the country. The former president, whose administration convened the 2014 National […]

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7 things to know about the 127- year-old ‘fat’ Bible used to swear in Biden

By the constitution of the United States, elected officials are not required to take their oath of office specifically with the Bible or any other. But most Presidents had in the past chosen to swear by the Bible. Most of the Bibles used have also had a tinge of history or family connection like when […]

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Foreigners Without Face Masks Punished With Push-Ups

Foreigners caught not wearing face masks on the Indonesian resort island of Bali are being subject to an unusual punishment: push-ups. Video footage circulating on social media this week shows tourists in T-shirts and shorts being made to do the exercise in sweltering tropical heat as masked security officials stood over them. Bali authorities made […]

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Biden Without Wasting Time, Signs Executive Order Reversing Trump Policies

Joe Biden was on Wednesday sworn in as the 46th President of the United States at a scaled-down ceremony overseen by over 20,000 National Guards in Washington DC. Biden took the oath of office administered by US Chief Justice, John Roberts, and became the oldest US president in history at age 78. The president in […]

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Trump shuns Biden as new President’s inauguration holds today

President Donald Trump has spent his last full day on Tuesday in the White House mulling pardons as President-elect, Joe Biden was set to arrive in Washington ahead of Wednesday’s inauguration that his predecessor, in a final break with tradition, would snub. CNN reports that Trump had mostly dismissed the traditions that go along with leaving office. […]

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INEC announces date for Anambra governorship election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has scheduled the Anambra Governorship poll for November 6. INEC announced the timetable and schedule of activities for the election in a statement issued on Tuesday in Abuja by its Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye. Mr Okoye said that the commission met on Tuesday and deliberated on the […]

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Treat malaria symptoms as COVID-19, says Governor Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has advised residents of the state to consider and treat any malaria symptom as COVID-19 until proven otherwise. Sanwo-Olu, at a briefing on Tuesday, also raised the alarm that the oxygen demands for COVID-19 patients at the Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba, had increased to 350 six-litre cylinders daily […]

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Man found ‘living in airport undetected for three months’

A Californian man who was “scared to go home because of Covid” lived undetected in Chicago’s O’Hare Airport for three months, according to multiple reports. Aditya Udai Singh, 33, was arrested on Saturday morning local time at O’Hare and charged with impersonation in a restricted area of the airport and theft of less than $500, […]

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Trump moves to lift some Covid-19-related travel restrictions before he leaves office 

President Donald Trump on Monday lifted coronavirus-related travel restrictions for much of Europe, the United Kingdom, Ireland and Brazil, effective on January 26 — a move that President-elect Joe Biden’s administration has promised to block. In an executive order issued Monday evening, Trump said he had been advised to lift restrictions on incoming travelers to the […]

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COVID-19 Vaccine: The World Is On The Brink Of A Catastrophic Moral Failure – WHO

World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Monday warned rich countries against hogging COVID-19 vaccine doses while the poorest suffer. Ghebreyesus blasted vaccine manufacturers for chasing regulatory approvals in wealthy nations rather than seeking global approval. “I need to be blunt. The world is on the brink of a catastrophic moral failure,” Tedros said. “And […]

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COVID-19: FG Releases N10bn To Support Domestic Vaccine Production

The Federal Government has released the sum of N10billion to support domestic vaccine production. This is according to the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire. Speaking on Monday at the briefing by the Presidential Task Force (PTF), Dr Ehanire said the Federal Government is working to develop the country’s own vaccines. The minister said the […]

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