COVID-19 In Kogi Is Real, I Won’t Play Politics With Lives – Dino Melaye

Dino Melaye, a former lawmaker representing Kogi West Senatorial District in the National Assembly, has insisted that reports of the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19) in Kogi State is real. Kogi State Government had rejected the report of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) that two cases of COVID-19 were recorded within the province. Saka Haruna […]

NCDC Reports 553 New Cases Of COVID-19

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed five hundred and fifty-three new cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria. The health sector on Saturday, May 30 at about 11:55 pm updated their official microblogging site account with the new figures which have raised the eyebrows of Nigerians. The newly reported case, however, brings the total […]

George Floyd: Curfews defied as demonstrations escalate across US

Demonstrations against racism and police brutality have spread to even more cities across the United States as people in many parts of the country defied curfews to protest against the killing of George Floyd. The days-long protests sweeping the nation have reawakened outrage over years of deaths of Black people at the hands of police, […]

Iran says virus cases surpass 150,000

Iran said its caseload of novel coronavirus infections passed the grim milestone of 150,000 on Sunday, as the country struggles to contain a recent upward trend. The government has largely lifted the restrictions it imposed in order to halt a COVID-19 outbreak that first emerged in mid-February. But the health ministry has warned of a […]

Iran says US talks ‘futile’, denounces black American’s death

Iran’s new parliament speaker said Sunday any negotiations with Washington would be “futile” as he denounced the death of a black American that has led to violent protests across the US. Mohammad-Bagher Ghalibaf, a former commander of the Revolutionary Guards’ air force, was elected speaker on Thursday of a chamber dominated by ultra-conservatives following February […]

Sadness on the border as France turns back Belgian trippers

For hundreds of Belgians hoping to spend time with French friends and relatives after almost three months of lockdown, the sunny holiday weekend proved a grim disappointment. While families with ties in the Netherlands, Germany and Luxembourg were able to put the coronavirus epidemic out of their minds for a short while, the French border […]

Protesters gather worldwide to show solidarity with George Floyd

Miles from Minneapolis where George Floyd, 46, was killed in police custody, thousands of protesters gathered in Berlin, London and Toronto on Saturday to demontrate against police brutality and racial injustice. FRANCE 24 reports. Dozens of protesters gathered in front of the American embassy in Berlin with banners sporting slogans like “Black Lives Matter,” “No […]

Joe Biden condemns violence of US race protests

US presidential candidate Joe Biden on Sunday condemned the violence of race protests that have erupted across the United States but said Americans had a right to demonstrate. “Protesting such brutality is right and necessary. It’s an utterly American response,” the Democratic White House hopeful said in a statement. “But burning down communities and needless […]

Coronavirus: 195 new infections, hospital admissions jump to 40 in Belgium

195 additional people have tested positive for the new coronavirus (Covid-19) in Belgium, confirmed the Federal Public Health Service during a press conference on Friday. This brings the total number of cases in Belgium since the beginning of the pandemic to 58,381. The total reflects all people in Belgium who have been infected, and includes […]

Coronavirus: 125 new infections, 29 hospital admissions in Belgium

125 additional people have tested positive for the new coronavirus (Covid-19) in Belgium, confirmed the Federal Public Health Service during a press conference on Friday. This brings the total number of cases in Belgium since the beginning of the pandemic to 58,186. The total reflects all people in Belgium who have been infected, and includes […]

BREAKING: Nigeria Reports 387 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Infections Hit 9,302

COVID-19 cases in Nigeria increased further on Friday with 387 cases reported by the country, even as authorities intensifies efforts to flatten the curve of the pandemic. The new cases were confirmed by the specialist agency, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Twitter. This takes the country’s total infections to 9,302, out of […]

Aso Rock To Record Another Death, Trouble For Buhari’s Chief Of Staff – Primate Ayodele

The founder of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church in Ejigbo, Lagos, Primate Elijah Ayodele, says Aso Rock, Nigeria’s Presidential Villa will record another death. Primate Ayodele in a series of prophecies warned that President Muhammadu Buhari might lose another “special aide” if he does not pray. The President lost his chief of staff, Abba Kyari, to […]

UN adopts new voting procedure during COVID-19 pandemic

The U.N. General Assembly adopted a new voting procedure Friday for the upcoming election of new members of the Security Council aimed at preventing a large gathering and ensuring social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead of meeting in the horseshoe-shaped assembly chamber at U.N. headquarters overlooking New York’s East River, ambassadors from the 193 […]

Human traffickers kill 26 Bangladeshis in Libya

Bangladeshi authorities are struggling to recover the bodies of 26 nationals after they were killed in a gunfight by human traffickers in Libya on Thursday. A group of 42 migrants, including 38 Bangladeshis, was held captive by traffickers in Mizdah, around 180 kilometers from the capital Tripoli, the Bangladesh Embassy in Libya said, quoting one […]

Minnesota requests more help as riots continue there — and across US

The state of Minnesota is requesting 1,000 additional National Guard soldiers as rioting broke out once again Friday night following the death of George Floyd earlier in the week. Gov. Tim Walz and Minnesota National Guard Adjutant Gen. Jon Jensen announced the request at a news conference early Saturday, FOX 9 of Minneapolis reported. Guard […]

CNN headquarters in Atlanta vandalized by protesters after George Floyd death

A protest erupted outside CNN’s headquarters in Atlanta on Friday amid nationwide demonstrations following the death of Minneapolis man George Floyd, with many of the protesters seen vandalizing the entrance of the building in videos posted to social media. A crowd gathered in front of the CNN Center and grew over the course of several […]