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Senate Confirms First African-American Head Of A Major U.S. Military Service

The Senate on Tuesday voted to confirm the first African-American Head of a major U.S. military service, Gen. Charles “CQ” Brown Jr. taking that step in the midst of national protests over police violence against black citizens.

China Removes Pangolin, World’s Most Trafficked Animal, From Traditional Medicine List

The Chinese government has removed pangolin scales from its 2020 list of approved ingredients used in traditional Chinese medicine, a move campaigners describe as a "critical step" towards saving the world's most trafficked mammal. As...

COVID-19: President Trump threatens to pull funding from the WHO amid feud with China

President Trump had halted the United States’ contributions to W.H.O. last month, claiming that the organization had mishandled the coronavirus outbreak as it emerged in China. It's not news that last year, the United...

FDA suspends SCAN, Gates-backed at-home COVID-19 testing program

The Seattle Coronavirus Assessment Network (SCAN) is an at-home coronavirus testing project backed by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Its operations were suspended by the FDA as it didn't have the required authorizations....

Premier League facing decisive week over season resumption

The Premier League is set for a decisive few days in establishing whether it is possible to resume and complete the current season. Club officials will meet today to continue talks on Project Restart.

Daniel Radcliffe and other stars are reading “Harry Potter” to fans online

Curling up with a good book is an excellent way to pass the time during quarantine and what better place to escape to than the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Fans of the seven-book series can now...

Mystery as Chinese coronavirus researcher, 37, at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is killed in murder-suicide while on verge of ‘significant findings’

A University of Pittsburgh professor who was "on the verge of making very significant findings" about COVID-19 was fatally shot in Pennsylvania over the weekend, authorities say. Bing Liu, a 37-year-old research assistant professor, was found...

Tesla’s CEO, Elon Musk, names child “X Æ A-12”

Baby names, contrary to how it may seem on the surface, can stir up quite a few debates and meme trends on the Twitterverse. A few years ago, it was actor Saif Ali Khan naming his son...

Be Ready to “Replace” Returned $300m Abacha Loot If Misused, United States Tells Nigerian Government

The United States Government has told Nigeria to be ready to “replace” the $300m General Sani Abacha loot it returned to the country if the fund was misused.  According to the U.S. Justice Department,...

Nigerian Government Receives $311m Abacha Loot from United States

The Nigerian Government has confirmed the receipt of $311m looted by late military dictator, General Sani Abacha. Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, confirmed this on Monday in a statement...
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President Buhari Endorses Osagie Ize-Iyamu As APC Candidate For Edo Election

President Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC)...
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Kwara gov’s wife offers to help Risikat, abandoned blue-eyed mom, daughters

Olufolake Abdulrazaq, the wife of Kwara State Governor, has offered to help the blue-eyed Kwara mom who was abandoned by her husband after...

ShopRite is Leaving Nigeria – Rumor Debunked

The "ShopRite is Leaving Nigeria" rumor which has been making rounds has been debunked by the grocery retailer giant.

Update: Lagos to reopen worship centres on August 7

The Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has announced the reopening of worship centres in the state from August 7 at 50% capacity.

‘We just didn’t perform’ – Lampard laments ‘complacent’ Chelsea’s FA Cup final defeat to Arsenal

Frank Lampard admitted that his Chelsea charges were not up to the task at Wembley as they threw away a winning position to lose...