The world has entered a “dangerous phase,” WHO warns

As countries relax the lockdown measures imposed in a bid to curb the spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), the World Health Organisation (WHO) has called on countries and individuals to remain extremely vigilant, noting that the virus continues to spread fast. “The world is in a new and dangerous phase,” WHO Director Tedros Adhanom […]

UK police keep ‘open mind’ about deady stabbing spree

British police said Sunday they were keeping an open mind about what prompted a lone suspect to stab three people to death in a park filled with families and friends relaxing in the southern English city of Reading. The Thames Valley police said three people were also seriously injured and a 25-year-old suspect from the […]

Thousands of empty seats at Trump’s comeback rally in Tulsa

President Donald Trump launched his comeback rally Saturday by defining the upcoming election as a stark choice between national heritage and left-wing radicalism. But his intended show of political force amid a pandemic featured thousands of empty seats and new coronavirus cases on his own campaign staff. Trump ignored health warnings to hold his first […]

Egypt readies army to intervene in Libya ‘if necessary’

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Saturday said his country has a legitimate right to intervene in neighbouring Libya and ordered his army to be ready to carry out any mission outside the country, if necessary. Sisi’s comments came amid high tensions over regional rival Turkey’s intervention in Libya. He also warned forces loyal to […]

Nigeria records 661 new COVID-19 cases, total number now 19,808

Nigeria recorded 667 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 19,808. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this on Saturday through its official Twitter handle. NCDC said that the 661 new confirmed cases were reported in 14 states, with 19 deaths. The health agency said that […]

Nigerian diplomatic building attacked in Ghana

A residential building in Nigeria’s diplomatic premises in Ghanaian capital city Accra was attacked twice, Nigeria’s foreign affairs minister said on Sunday. Geoffrey Onyema said unknown persons demolished the building using a bulldozer. He did not say when the demolition was carried out. “We are engaging the Ghanaian Government and demand urgent action to find […]

Tankers explosions: FRSC diverts traffic on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has announced diversion of traffic on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, following an explosion involving four trailers on Sunday morning at Kara Bridge. The Lagos State Sector Commander of FRSC, Mr Olusegun Ogungbemide, made the announcement in a statement on Sunday in Lagos. “Following the unfortunate crash that involved three fuel tankers […]

Heightening insecurity nation on the brink, security experts warn

• Change In Tactics Will Require Fresh Hands On Board – Stan-Labo • NASS Holds Key To Solving Security Challenges – Amachree • President, Not Service Chiefs Responsible To 200 Million Nigerians • Intelligence Is Vital In War Against Terrorism, Banditry – Ekhomu Except the Federal Government moves swiftly and takes firmer action against criminal […]

PHOTOS: Accident At Ogudu GRA, Lagos This Morning

During my usual workout, I saw this accident at Ogudu rd this morning. The man involved said he dropped one of their staff, moved and all of a sudden he saw a white bus that he thought was going to overtake him but with the velocity the bus was doing, it hit him off the […]

Happy Father’s Day To All Men

A good father is who is open minded, supportive, teaches his children how to love and appreciate, shows unconditional love, respects and shows how it’s done, teaches and practices the language of love and peace, loyal, spends time with his family, sacrifices, protects, honour his wife and home, be there, provide, discipline, teach them to […]