WORLD NEWS

Kamala Harris Says US at Inflexion Point_Ada Nkong

Daughter of Indian and Jamaican immigrants, Harris is the first woman of colour to be nominated as a candidate for vice president [Kevin Lamarque/Reuters] Daughter of Indian and Jamaican immigrants, Harris is the first woman of colour to be nominated as a candidate for vice president [Kevin Lamarque/Reuters]The Democratic Party has made history by nominating… Continue reading Kamala Harris Says US at Inflexion Point_Ada Nkong

HEALTH

Plateau ,Lagos Record High Number of Covid-19 Cases in Daily Update_Ada Nkong

As Nigeria crosses the 50,000 mark, Lagos and Plateau have recorded high figures for new cases of Covid-19. Plateau has 186 while Lagos has172 . The lowest cases were recorded by Kano and Osun with 3 cases each. In all 593 new cases were reported, the total number reported so far is 50488, 37304 cases… Continue reading Plateau ,Lagos Record High Number of Covid-19 Cases in Daily Update_Ada Nkong

SPORTS

Barcelona Appoints Ronald Norman New Coach_Ada Nkong

Barcelona have appointed former player Ronald Koeman as their new coach, as the Spanish football giants look to rebuild after their 8-2 thrashing by Bayern Munich that knocked them out of the Champions League.Koeman, 57, moves from his role as manager of the Netherlands national team on a two-year contract with Barcelona until 2022. The… Continue reading Barcelona Appoints Ronald Norman New Coach_Ada Nkong

POLITICS

SGF Recommends Nassarawa Model of Election For States Voting Covid-19 Era_Ada Nkong

The Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, has asked states preparing for elections in the COVID-19 era to adopt the model used in Nasarawa State. The SGF commended the recently concluded state Assembly bye-election held in the state. He noted that the state complied with the directive given by the Presidential Task… Continue reading SGF Recommends Nassarawa Model of Election For States Voting Covid-19 Era_Ada Nkong

WORLD NEWS

Pope Francis Calls For Social Justice, Vaccines For all_Ada Nkong

The coronavirus pandemic is exacerbating inequalities between rich and poor, Pope Francis said on Wednesday, calling for universal vaccines not reserved just for the wealthiest. As the virus continues to claim lives and wreak havoc on economies around the world, the Pope in recent months has tried to use all his moral force to demand… Continue reading Pope Francis Calls For Social Justice, Vaccines For all_Ada Nkong

WORLD NEWS

Mali Faced With Military Rule After President Forced Out_Ada Nkong

Mali awoke on Wednesday to a new chapter in its troubled history after rebel military leaders forced President Boubacar Keita from office, prompting its West African neighbours to threaten border closures and sanctions against the coup leaders. Keita, embattled by months of protests over economic stagnation, corruption and a brutal Islamist insurgency, said he had… Continue reading Mali Faced With Military Rule After President Forced Out_Ada Nkong

HEALTH

Nigeria About to Hit 50,000 Confirmed Covid-19 Cases_Ada Nkong

With 410 more cases confirmed,Nigeria will soon hit the 50,000 mark for confirmed cases of Covid-19. On a worrisome note, cases for Lagos increased by 210,FCT had 45 and On do 30. Ebonyi on the other extreme has 3, Abia 2 and Rivers 1. While 49895 cases have been confirmed so far, 37051 have been… Continue reading Nigeria About to Hit 50,000 Confirmed Covid-19 Cases_Ada Nkong

WORLD NEWS

Rafik Hariri Tribunal: Guilty Verdict Over Assassination of Ex- Prime Minister_Ada Nkong

One of four men accused of killing a former Lebanese prime minister in Beirut in 2005 has been convicted by a special UN-backed court. Salim Ayyash and the others, all from the Shia militant group Hezbollah, had been on trial in absentia since 2014. The killing of Rafik Hariri, one of Lebanon's most prominent Sunni… Continue reading Rafik Hariri Tribunal: Guilty Verdict Over Assassination of Ex- Prime Minister_Ada Nkong

HEALTH

Epilepsy :All You Need to Know_Dr Biodun Ogungbo, MBBS, FRCS, FRCSEd, MSc

What is epilepsy?Epilepsy is a recurring outward manifestation of a problem with the brain. The medical definition of epilepsy is ‘repeated seizures or convulsions (or fits) due to a brain problem’.  How does epilepsy occur?The brain is made up of billions of nerve cells and connections which work together in a delicate pattern to move… Continue reading Epilepsy :All You Need to Know_Dr Biodun Ogungbo, MBBS, FRCS, FRCSEd, MSc