Month: October 2020

Breaking: Over 1m people contract Coronavirus in UK, nearly 47,000 dead

More than 1million people have now caught coronavirus in the UK after 21,915 more positive test results were confirmed Saturday, theSun reports. Another 326 deaths have been recorded, meaning 46,555 have now died from the bug in Britain. In the last few weeks both Spain and France have surpassed 1million positive cases, with France announcing …

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Breaking: US special forces storm Nigeria, rescue kidnapped American, kill bandits during the operation

An American citizen held hostage in northern Nigeria has been successfully rescued by the United States forces, CNN is reporting. This was revealed in a statement by the Pentagon Spokesman, Jonathan Hoffman, on Saturday. Part of the statement reads, “U.S. forces conducted a hostage rescue operation during the early hours of October 31 in Northern …

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#EndSARS: Group urges FG to end lingering ASUU strike

Academic Frontier Initiative (AFI), a non-partisan organisation, has called on the federal government to urgently meet the demands of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in order to re-open public universities across the country. ASUU embarked on industrial action over eight months following the non implementation of 2009 Agreement, 2019 Memorandum of Action, Arrears …

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Entire Lazio squad in quarantine after COVID-19 positives

Lazio, already deprived of several players, announced on Saturday that it had put its entire squad in quarantine after positive coronavirus tests. Lazio fielded a depleted team in Brugge in the Champions League on Wednesday and drew 1-1 without last season’s top European scorer Ciro Immobile and midfielders Luis Alberto, Manuel Lazzari, Lucas Leiva and …

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Plus Politics Business HealthWise Editorial Columns Opinion Ondo Election Subscribe Logo Search for: FEATURED I lost two-month pregnancy to SARS’ torture, schoolteacher tells Lagos panel

Hearing by the Lagos State Panel of Judicial Inquiry into complaints of human rights violations by men of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad continued on Saturday with a schoolteacher, Ndubuisi Obiechina, narrating to the panel how she was arrested in 2017 on a bogus allegation of being a thief and a kidnapper and tortured by …

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Court remands seven men for gangraping minor to death

An Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, on Friday, ordered seven men who allegedly gang-raped a minor to death, be remanded in Ikoyi Custodial Centre. The police charged Ajom Tabi, 37; Omobolanle Olowookere, 41; Aliu Bilyamin, 24; Emmanuel Okon, 24; Bolarinwa Olamilekan, 24; Badmus Abdulateef, 20; Azeez Quadri, 22; and Sunday Odunayo, 22 with …

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2 policemen killed, 4 injured, 8 stations burnt, rifles stolen in Ebonyi

Ebonyi State Police command yesterday said two of its officers were killed while four others were injured during the attacks on some police stations and divisions across the state by miscreants who took advantage of the recent EndSARS protest to unleash mayhem in the state.   According to the command, the names of the killed …

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