Nigeria Records 125 New Cases Of COVID-19

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has confirmed 125 new cases of coronavirus in the country. 125 COVID-19 cases were recorded in Nigeria on Thursday, September 24. According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Lagos state recorded 37 new cases. Other states with fresh cases include Plateau-18, FCT-17, Ogun-15, Rivers-10, Benue-7, Kaduna-7, Anambra-5, […]

‘I Married A Yoruba Muslim In 1984’ – Onyeka Onwenu Finally Breaks Silence

The mother of two children, who had always kept her intimate life private, brought this revelation to light in ‘My Father’s Daughter’, her memoir, which will be released on October 1. The ace Nigerian singer and actress, Onyeka Onwenu, has finally opened up on her connubial relationship, revealing that she got married to a Yoruba […]

Obaseki Is Free To Return To APC If… – Wike Speaks

Wike said the Edo State governor must never forget that he was given an umbrella when he was left in the cold. Nyesom Wike, the Rivers State Governor has said Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, who was recently re-elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, is free to return to the All […]

Two Fake Soldiers Arrested In Ogun

The suspects were arrested after they beating up an elderly market woman and disrupted commercial activities in the market. Two suspected fake soldiers who specialises in terrorising and robbing people are currently under investigation by the Ogun State Police Command. The suspects, identified as Joseph Uzor and Obadeyi Quadr, were arrested on September 22 in […]

Suspected Goat Thief Gets Nabbed And Beaten To A Pulp In Abuja (Photos)

According to an eyewitness, who posted the photos on Facebook, the suspect confessed to have stolen the goats from Kogi State. Photos have shown how an alleged thief was beaten up by a mob in Abaji Area Council of Abuja. The man was beaten up after he was allegedly caught with a vehicle loaded with […]

Mali’s designated interim president makes first public appearance

Bah Ndaw, a retired colonel who has been designated Mali’s interim president following last month’s coup, made his first public appearance on Thursday, meeting a regional mediator, AFP reporters saw. Ndaw, 70, met former Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan, in Bamako on a mission for the 15-nation bloc ECOWAS, on the eve of his swearing-in. Ndaw’s […]

Breonna Taylor protesters defy second night of curfew in Louisville

More than 1,000 people defied a second night of curfew in the US city of Louisville to protest over the lack of criminal charges in the police killing of Breonna Taylor, with some seeking refuge in a church. Two officers were shot during clashes in Louisville a day earlier, after authorities announced a grand jury […]

Rio de Janeiro postpones world-famous carnival over Covid-19

Rio de Janeiro’s carnival parades became the latest casualty of the coronavirus pandemic Thursday as officials announced they were indefinitely postponing the February 2021 edition, with Brazil still reeling from Covid-19. “We came to the conclusion that the event had to be postponed,” said Jorge Castanheira, the president of the group that organises the annual […]

Aboriginal owners decry ‘corporate vandalism’ after sacred site destruction

The traditional owners of an ancient Aboriginal site in Australia blown up by Rio Tinto accused the mining giant of a “shocking act of corporate vandalism” Friday in their first public comment on the incident. The Puutu Kunti Kurrama and Pinikura (PKKP) people of Western Australia said Rio Tinto ignored their warnings against its plans […]

Number of Covid-19 patients in intensive care as high as in June

An average of 1,476.4 people per day tested positive for the new coronavirus (Covid-19) in Belgium during the past week, according to the latest figures by Sciensano on Friday. The trend of new infections per day increased by 48% over the 7-day period from 15 to 21 September. On Monday 21 September, the last complete […]

Brussels police chief suspended pending probe on tear gas use at health workers’ protest

A chief police officer in Brussels has been put on leave pending an investigation into the illegal use of tear gas during a health workers’ protest. Commissioner Pierre Vandersmissen, head of interventions with the Brussels-Ixelles police zone, led the police response to a demonstration of health care workers in Brussels on 13 September. Following the […]

Why Belgium relaxed coronavirus measures as France tightens them

On Wednesday, Belgium and France both introduced new rules to curb the rising coronavirus figures, but while Belgium mostly relaxed previous measures, France announced additional restrictions. Even though both countries are now coloured red on the coronavirus map of the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), meaning over 120 new coronavirus infections per […]