TRAVELS

FG Rescues Another Nigerian From Execution in Saudi Arabia_Ada Nkong

10 months after A Nigerian Lady was saved from execution in Saudi Arabia, the Federal Government of Nigeria, on the instruction of President Muhammadu Buhari through its agencies, has rescued another Nigerian, Malam Ibrahim Ibrahim,an indigene of Zamafara state, from being executed by Saudi Arabia authorities over drug related matters. A statement by Abdur-Rahman Balogun,… Continue reading FG Rescues Another Nigerian From Execution in Saudi Arabia_Ada Nkong

SPORTS · WORLD NEWS

Barcelona sign Martin Braithwaite from Leganes_Erik Ogar

Barcelona have announced the emergency signing of former Middlesbrough forward Martin Braithwaite until June 2024. The La Liga champions paid the £15m buyout clause for the Denmark international, who scored eight goals in 20 matches for Leganes this season. Barcelona were given special permission to make an emergency signing outside of the transfer window after… Continue reading Barcelona sign Martin Braithwaite from Leganes_Erik Ogar

HUMAN INTEREST

Copy and Paste Inventor Dies_Ada Nkong

Larry Tesler, an icon of early computing, has died at the age of 74.Mr Tesler started working in Silicon Valley in the early 1960s, at a time when computers were inaccessible to the vast majority of people.It was thanks to his innovations - which included the "cut", "copy" and "paste" commands - that the personal… Continue reading Copy and Paste Inventor Dies_Ada Nkong

Crime

Police Arrest Suspect Over Aso Rock Director Killing_Ada Nkong

The police in Abuja say they have arrested a suspect over the death of an Assistant Director attached to the State House in Abuja, Laetitia Dagan. A statement by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Command spokesman, Anjuguri Manzah, says the arrest followed a preliminary probe by the criminal investigation department of the force. The police… Continue reading Police Arrest Suspect Over Aso Rock Director Killing_Ada Nkong

HEALTH

Africa’s First Corona Virus Case Tests Negative_ Ada Nkong

patient who was placed under surveillance at a hospital in Egypt over coronavirus has tested negative. The patient, said to be a foreigner, was reported as Africa’s first coronavirus case on February 14. But four days later, the Egyptian health ministry and the World Health Organisation announced that repeated polymerase chain reaction (PCR) analysis, a… Continue reading Africa’s First Corona Virus Case Tests Negative_ Ada Nkong

HEALTH

Corona Virus: Scientist Warn Against Conspiracy Theories_ Jeff Omokhodion

Scientists say "Conspiracy theories do nothing but create fear" Scientists around the world are slamming and debunking conspiracy theories that the novel coronavirus has its origins not in animals, but in a Chinese laboratory, according to a statement published today in the medical journal The Lancet."We stand together to strongly condemn conspiracy theories suggesting that… Continue reading Corona Virus: Scientist Warn Against Conspiracy Theories_ Jeff Omokhodion

HUMAN INTEREST

FG Gives Cheques to Families of Fallen Heroes_Ada Nkong

Minister of Defence, Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi (rtd), has presented cheques to next-of-kins of the deceased officers and men of the armed forces who died in battle front in 2019. Magashi personally presented the cheques Tuesday ,to all of the 184 beneficiaries of the group life assurance of the armed forces. Presenting the cheques, he stressed… Continue reading FG Gives Cheques to Families of Fallen Heroes_Ada Nkong

HEALTH · WORLD NEWS

BLEACH CAN INACTIVATE CORONAVIRUS WITHIN ONE MINUTE_Jeff Omokhodion

Concerns are mounting about how long the novel coronavirus may survive on surfaces -- so much so that China's central bank has taken measures to deep clean and destroy its cash, which changes hands multiple times a day, in an effort to contain the virus. It is unknown exactly how long the novel coronavirus can… Continue reading BLEACH CAN INACTIVATE CORONAVIRUS WITHIN ONE MINUTE_Jeff Omokhodion

BANKING · ECONOMY · FINANCE

Cashless Policy Implementation: No going Back-CBN_Femi Ehiabhi

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said there is no going back on the full implementation of the federal government’s cashless policy which is expected to commence from April 1 across the country. The first phase of the cashless policy implementation started in Nigeria’s commercial hub, Lagos, on January 1, 2012. It expanded to… Continue reading Cashless Policy Implementation: No going Back-CBN_Femi Ehiabhi