Okonjo-Iweala is candidate with the best chance- WTO

Okonjo-Iweala is candidate with the best chance- WTO • U.S insists on Korean's Yoo Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has the best chance of emerging Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) via consensus, the body has stated. In a tweet after the head of delegates meeting on Wednesday in Geneva, the WTO said the result of the consultations is being...... more

Chairman Samsung Group, Lee Kun-Hee dies at 78

Chairman Samsung Group, Lee Kun-Hee dies at 78 Samsung Electronics Co. said in a statement that its chairman, Lee Kun-hee, died Sunday. He was 78. No cause of death was given by the company, but Lee had been incapacitated since suffering a heart attack in 2014, according to The New York Times. “All of us at Samsung will cherish...... more

#EndSARS: Nigerians protest in London against violence

#EndSARS: Nigerians protest in London against violence Photo: Protestors shout slogans as they raise their fists during a protest action against police brutality in Nigeria, in New Cavendish Street in central London on October 24, 2020.  (Photo by Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)Around 500 demonstrators took to the streets of London on Saturday in support of youth #EndSARS protests in...... more

Israel army strikes Gaza target after rocket attack

Israel army strikes Gaza target after rocket attack • The rocket came after a weeks-long lull and caused only material damage to an area in southern Gaza An Israeli aircraft struck what the army said was a Hamas military target in the southern Gaza Strip late on Monday, shortly after Gaza militants fired a rocket into Israel. The rocket...... more

Don’t play ‘tough guy’ with COVID-19, Biden warns Trump

Don’t play ‘tough guy’ with COVID-19, Biden warns Trump Democratic presidential challenger Joe Biden on Friday urged Americans to take the coronavirus seriously, urging everyone to wear face mask in public after Donald Trump’s positive diagnosis. Biden, who shared the debate stage with Trump on Tuesday, tested negative for Covid-19 on Friday. “This is not a matter of politics. It’s...... more

Trump taken to US Military hospital after showing COVID-19 symptoms

Trump taken to US Military hospital after showing COVID-19 symptoms President Donald Trump has been taken to Walter Reed Army Medical Centre after showing some symptoms of the novel coronavirus disease. Trump and his wife, Melania, tested positive to COVID-19 on Thursday night after a White House aide — close to the president –also contracted the virus. “President Trump remains in...... more

Breaking: Trump, wife test positive for COVID-19

Breaking: Trump, wife test positive for COVID-19 U.S President Donald Trump said on Thursday he and his wife Melania had tested positive for COVID-19 and were in quarantine, after Hope Hicks, one of his closest advisers, tested positive for the disease. In a Tweet, Trump said he and Melania would “get through this together”. Hicks travels regularly with...... more

Mali: Ex-foreign minister Ouane named interim PM

Mali: Ex-foreign minister Ouane named interim PM Former Malian foreign minister Moctar Ouane has been named prime minister by the country’s interim president Bah Ndaw, state television announced Sunday. Ouane, 64, served as foreign minister between 2004 and 2011 during Amadou Toumani Toure’s presidency.  The members of the new PM’s government will be unveiled Tuesday, an officer from...... more

Woman cuts off her own hand to claim £925,000 Insurance payout

Woman cuts off her own hand to claim £925,000 Insurance payout A woman from Slovenia who deliberately sawed off her own hand in hopes of claiming £925,000 insurance payout has been sentenced to two years in prison. Julija Adlesic, 22, plotted with her boyfriend to have her left hand severed above the wrist at their home in the capital Ljubljana early last...... more

Four Nigerian students arrested for allegedly hacking Philippine bank’s system

Four Nigerian students arrested for allegedly hacking Philippine bank’s system Four Nigerians in Muntinlupa City, Philippine have been arrested for alleged involvement in an international syndicate that hacks and siphons funds from banks. However, the Nigerians denied the allegations. The National Bureau of Investigation made this known in a statement on Tuesday, ABS CBN News reports . The statement was signed...... more

Mali military ruler visits ousted President Keita in hospital

Mali military ruler visits ousted President Keita in hospital The head of Mali’s new junta on Thursday visited the man he ousted, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, at a hospital where the former president is being treated for a ‘a stroke-like attack’, family and medical sources said. “A delegation from the ruling military, led by Colonel Assimi Goita, visited (the) former president...... more

17 killed, 28 injured in China restaurant collapse

17 killed, 28 injured in China restaurant collapse At least 17 people died on Saturday when a restaurant in northern China collapsed, state media said, with rescuers pulling dozens of survivors from the rubble and searching for others believed to be trapped. The two-storey building used for banquets came down in the morning in Xiangfen county, in Shanxi province,...... more

ECOWAS gives Mali military 12 months to restore democracy

ECOWAS gives Mali military 12 months to restore democracy Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States’ (ECOWAS) has told the new military junta in Mali it has just one year to return the country back to civilian rule. This was one of the decisions arrived by the ECOWAS authority at the end...... more

Coup: Four soldiers killed as explosion rocks Mali

Coup: Four soldiers killed as explosion rocks Mali Four Malian soldiers were killed and one seriously injured on Saturday when an explosive device detonated as their vehicle drove by in the centre of the country, a military source told AFP. The explosion in the Koro region, near Mali’s border with Burkina Faso, comes just days after a military putsch...... more

ECOWAS suspends Mali, blocks borders, soldier declares self president

ECOWAS suspends Mali, blocks borders, soldier declares self president Following the military coup in Mali, the Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States will today (Thursday) hold an extraordinary summit on the situation in the country. This is coming as the ECOWAS suspended Mali and directed member countries to close their borders against the...... more

Mali President resigns after military coup

Mali President resigns after military coup President of Mali,  Ibrahim Boubacar Keita announced his resignation on live television in the early hours of Wednesday morning following a military coup. “I’ve decided to leave my post,” he said, clad in traditional clothing and a medical mask to protect against the coronavirus. The president and Prime Minister Boubou Cisse...... more

Cheers as soldiers arrest Mali President, Boubaca, Prime Minister

Cheers as soldiers arrest Mali President, Boubaca, Prime Minister Malian soldiers have arrested the country’s president, Ibrahim Boubacar and Prime Minister Boubou Cisse. Soldiers had earlier on Tuesday rounded up senior government and military officers in Kati town and elsewhere. Reports said there were scenes of thousands of citizens cheering the ouster. Crowds are jubilating at Independence Square in Bamako,...... more

Trump’s younger brother, Robert, dies at 71

Trump’s younger brother, Robert, dies at 71 Donald Trump’s younger brother Robert died on Saturday after being hospitalized for an undisclosed illness, the US president said in a statement mourning his loss. “It is with heavy heart I share that my wonderful brother, Robert, peacefully passed away tonight,” Trump said in a White House statement. “He was not...... more

Ex-US envoy to Nigeria, Walter Carrington, dies at 90

Ex-US envoy to Nigeria, Walter Carrington, dies at 90 A former United States ambassador to Nigeria, Walter Carrington, is dead. His wife, Arese Carrington, announced the death in an email to some media houses on Wednesday, titled, “Press Release – Ambassador Walter C. Carrington, former U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria and Senegal.” She wrote: “It is with a heavy and broken...... more

Shooting at White House interrupts Trump's press briefing

Shooting at White House interrupts Trump's press briefing U.S. President Donald Trump was abruptly escorted from the White House briefing room on Monday shortly after a shooting outside the fence surrounding the complex. Trump returned to the media room after several minutes and said a person had been shot by law enforcement and taken to the hospital. He said...... more

Lebanon’s Prime minister Hassan Diab, government resign

Lebanon’s Prime minister Hassan Diab, government resign Lebanon’s prime minister Hassan Diab announced his government’s resignation on Monday, saying a huge explosion that devastated Beirut and triggered public outrage was the result of endemic corruption. The Aug. 4 detonation at a port warehouse of what authorities said was more than 2,000 tonnes of ammonium nitrate killed at least...... more

Man and woman found dead inside a car in a park

Man and woman found dead inside a car in a park A man and a woman have been found dead inside a car this morning at an idyllic country park. The casualties were discovered in an unresponsive state by passers-by at Durlston Country Park, near Swanage in Dorset. The emergency services rushed to the coastal location but the pair were pronounced dead...... more

20 dead, 50 wounded, as terrorists hit prison, free 300 inmates

20 dead, 50 wounded, as terrorists hit prison, free 300 inmates At least 29 people are dead and 50 injured after ISIS attacked a prison in Afghanistan, sparking a two-day battle that saw 300 inmates including jihadis freed.  The attack began Sunday when an ISIS militant drove a van filled with explosives up to the prison gates and detonated it, before gunmen opened fire. Attackers...... more

British Airways retires entire 747 fleet ‘with immediate effect’

British Airways retires entire 747 fleet ‘with immediate effect’ British Airways is to retire its fleet of Boeing 747 with immediate effect due to the effects of the COVID-19 crisis. The airline has used the craft since July 1989 and is currently the world’s biggest operator of the 747-400 model. It was planning to retire the fleet of 31 craft...... more

'Personal Assistant, Tyrese Devon arrested over murder of Gokada founder, Saleh’

'Personal Assistant, Tyrese Devon arrested over murder of Gokada founder, Saleh’ The personal assistant to Fahim Saleh, founder of the Nigerian ride-sharing app Gokada, was arrested on Friday in the grisly murder of the 33-year-old tech entrepreneur in his Manhattan apartment, New York news media reported. Saleh’s body was found dismembered and decapitated in his luxury condo on Tuesday, New York police...... more

Internet celebrity, Hushpuppi reportedly arrested in Dubai

Internet celebrity, Hushpuppi reportedly arrested in Dubai Dubai-based flamboyant Nigerian Ray Hushpuppi has been reportedly arrested in Dubai by International Police (Interpol) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) over alleged fraud. According to unconfirmed reports, the Social Media celebrity was allegedly arrested alongside his colleagues Mr Woodbery on the grounds of being fraud suspects. They were allegedly involved...... more

Three policemen arrested in Mexico over man’s death in custody

Three policemen arrested in Mexico over man’s death in custody Three police officers have been arrested in the Mexican state of Jalisco over the death of a man taken into custody for allegedly breaking coronavirus restrictions, authorities said Friday. Among those placed under arrest over the death of 30-year-old Giovanni Lopez last month is a municipal police chief in Guadalajara and...... more

George Floyd: US imposes curfew on Washington

George Floyd: US imposes curfew on Washington PHOTO: Protesters disperse as they clash with police during a demonstration over the killing of George Floyd by a policeman outside the Third Police Precinct on May 27, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. - Demonstrators gathered on May 27 for a second night of protests over the killing in the US city...... more

Coronavirus: Monkeys 'escape with COVID-19 samples' after attacking lab assistant

Coronavirus: Monkeys 'escape with COVID-19 samples' after attacking lab assistant A gang of monkeys attacked a laboratory assistant and escaped with a batch of coronavirus blood test samples, it has been reported. The bizarre incident saw the troop of primates launch their assault near Meerut Medical College in Delhi, India. According to local media, the animals then snatched COVID-19 blood test...... more

Pastor who laid hands on COVID-19 patients dies of virus

Pastor who laid hands on COVID-19 patients dies of virus A Pastor, Frankline Ndifor, 39, who laid his hands on dozens of confirmed and suspected coronavirus sufferers is dead, according to Dailymail.co.uk Dr Gaelle Nnanga, who was called to treat Ndifor after he started suffering severe respiratory difficulties a week after falling ill with the virus, said the pastor died ten minutes...... more

 

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