WORLD NEWS

Maskless Lawmakers Will Be Thrown Out- Pelosi

The US House of Representatives has ordered all members and staff to wear masks as the nation's death toll from coronavirus passed 150,000. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned anyone who breaks the new rule faces being removed from the chamber. She took the decision after Louie Gohmert, a Texas Republican often seen around the Capitol… Continue reading Maskless Lawmakers Will Be Thrown Out- Pelosi

HEALTH

FCT Lifts Ban on Market Operational Days_Ada Nkong

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has lifted the ban placed on market operations from three to seven days a week, effective from July 30, 2020. The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello made the disclosure in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Anthony Ogunleye, on Wednesday in Abuja. Bello, however, said that the… Continue reading FCT Lifts Ban on Market Operational Days_Ada Nkong

HEALTH

404 Cases of Covid-19 Reported in Nigeria_Ada Nkong

Nigeria recorded a comparatively low number of cases for 29 July 2020 with 404 cases reported. The total number of confirmed cases is 42208.19004 have been discharged while 873 deaths have been recorded. The number of active cases is 22,331.

WORLD NEWS

Iran Blasts Dummy UD Aircraft With Missiles _Ada Nkong

Iran has launched missiles at a mock-up of a US aircraft carrier in the strategic Strait of Hormuz. The drill included fire so heavy that the US military temporarily put two regional bases on alert. The US navy condemned the "irresponsible and reckless behaviour by Iran", labelling it an attempt "to intimidate and coerce". The… Continue reading Iran Blasts Dummy UD Aircraft With Missiles _Ada Nkong

SPORTS

Martinez Fantastic Solo Goal Seals Inter Milan Victory Over Napoli_Femi Ehiabhi

Lautaro Martinez once again proved why he is a man in huge demand after sealing Inter Milan's 2-0 victory over Napoli thanks to a superb solo goal at the San Siro Antonio Conte's side have moved up to second in Serie A with just one match remaining thanks to goals in either half from Danilo… Continue reading Martinez Fantastic Solo Goal Seals Inter Milan Victory Over Napoli_Femi Ehiabhi

HEALTH

No Respite For Lagos as NCDC Announces 624 More Covid-19 Cases_Ada Nkong

Lagos with 212 cases makes up about one third of the 624 cases reported by the NCDC for 28 July.Oyo has 69, Niger 49, Kano and Osun 37 and FCT 35.Kaduna has 4 cases while Nasarawa has 2. The total number of cases confirmed so far is 41804 while 18764 patients have been discharged. 868… Continue reading No Respite For Lagos as NCDC Announces 624 More Covid-19 Cases_Ada Nkong

WORLD NEWS

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Inaugurates Dhaka OIC Youth Capital 2020_Ada Nkong

The Honorable Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated Dhaka Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Youth Capital 2020 in a virtual inauguration declaration ceremony on Monday 27th July, 2020. The Inauguration program was attended by His Excellency Yousef bin Ahmad Al- Othaimeen, Secretary General, Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC); His Excellency Mr. Azad Rahimov,… Continue reading Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Inaugurates Dhaka OIC Youth Capital 2020_Ada Nkong

Aviation

Osinbajo’s Helicopter Accident Caused by Human Error – AIB _Ada Nkong

The Accident Investigation Bureau has released the final report of the February 2, 2019 helicopter accident in Kogi involving the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo and three other accidents.Earlier, the AIB had said the crew lost visual contact with the ground at about 50 feet owing to dust generated when landing on a sandy area.The… Continue reading Osinbajo’s Helicopter Accident Caused by Human Error – AIB _Ada Nkong

SPORTS

Real Madrid Striker Mariano Tests Positive for Covid-19 _Ada Nkong

Real Madrid forward Mariano has tested positive for coronavirus, the La Liga champions announced on Tuesday. “After the COVID-19 tests carried out yesterday on our first team footballers by the Real Madrid Medical Services, our player Mariano, tested positive,” Real said in a statement. “The player is in perfect health and is complying with the… Continue reading Real Madrid Striker Mariano Tests Positive for Covid-19 _Ada Nkong