Tue, 07 Jul 2020

Live COVID-19 updates: Brazilian president takes new coronavirus test

BEIJING, July 7 (Xinhua) -- The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - ...

Nigeria to disinfect schools ahead of class resumption

ABUJA, July 6 (Xinhua) -- The Nigerian government on Monday said the disinfection of schools to curb the spread of ...

Nigeria to continue to promote good relationship with China: minister

LAGOS, July 6 (Xinhua) -- The Nigerian government on Monday pledged to continue to ensure the sustainability of the already ...

Quotes of the Day from Xinhua World News, July 6

CANBERRA -- The Australian government has announced a new Recycling Modernisation Fund (RMF) to boost the nation's waste and recycling ...

Nigerian police deploy 780 special troops to tackle bandits in NW

LAGOS, July 6 (Xinhua) -- Nigerian police has deployed 780 special troops to tackle activities of bandits that are unleashing ...

Nigerian president condemns Boko Haram for attacking UN aid helicopter

ABUJA, July 5 (Xinhua) -- Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday condemned the terrorist group Boko Haram for attacking a ...

21 passengers missing, 2 rescued after boat mishap in Nigeria

ABUJA, July 5 (Xinhua) -- Twenty-one persons were declared missing on Sunday after a boat capsized in the Benue River, ...

Flashy Nigerian Instagram star extradited to US to face BEC charges Naked Security

Flashy Nigerian Instagram star extradited to US to face BEC charges Naked Security ...

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala best for WTO job

FOR the second time in eight years, Nigerias international economic jewel, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has thrown her hat into the ...

Living with the COVID-19 reality

THE latest rules for the gradual ease of the coronavirus pandemic lockdown simply show that Nigeria, like most countries around ...

Our foreign policy thrust much change (2)

THE answer to the question as to whether our foreign policy thrust is ripe for repositioning is an obvious yes. ...

Time to change our foreign policy thrust (1)

IT appears time has come for Nigeria to make a shift in the focus of her foreign policy. President Muhammadu ...

Special court for rape cases

ORDINARILY, the announcement by Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, SAN, that his office is exploring modalities for the establishment ...

COVID-19- Wrong time to drop guard

THE worst-case scenario may be here soon. We are approaching the saturation or breaking point in our war against the ...

Malami must prosecute killer-soldiers

UNLESS Nigerians collectively demand for justice from the Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, the soldiers who killed the ...

Tackling the plight of road sweepers

ONE of the ways of keeping our urban roads clean is through the employment of daily road sweepers. These highway ...

Arrest Of Magu Confirms Nigeria Stinks, Says Anglican Bishop, Adeoye - Sahara Reporters

Arrest Of Magu Confirms Nigeria Stinks, Says Anglican Bishop, Adeoye SaharaReporters.com ...

Jose Enrique- Thiago Alcantara isn't the best fit for Liverpool - TODAY

Thiago Alcantara may be an ''unbelievable'' player, concedes Jose Enrique, but that does not make the Bayern Munich midfielder the ...

DSS 'arrests' acting EFCC boss Ibrahim Magu - TODAY

The EFCC boss was arrested for travelling to the United Arab Emirates during the period the country was on a ...

Malawi's Lazarus Chakwera pledges graft clampdown in subdued inauguration amid virus - TODAY

Malawi's new President Lazarus Chakwera pledged to clamp down on corruption on Monday, as he delivered his inauguration speech in ...

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Over 3,000 Congolese refugees arrive in Uganda in three days

More than 3,000 refugees from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) arrived in Uganda between Wednesday and Friday last ...

My dream has always been to play under Dhoni: Sandeep Sharma

New Delhi [India], July 7 (ANI): As wicket-keeper batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni celebrates his 39th birthday today, bowler Sandeep Sharma ...

Over 3,000 Congolese refugees arrive in Uganda three days

More than 3,000 refugees from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) arrived in Uganda between Wednesday and Friday last ...

Sanzaar boss confident 2020 Rugby Championship can take place

, Marinos said he remained optimistic that the four-nation event will be staged in 2020.He said the likely destination would ...

South Africa must take a stand on 'Black Lives Matter': Lungi Ngidi

Cape Town [South Africa], July 7 (ANI): South Africa pacer Lungi Ngidi has said that the side needs to take ...

Donald Trump, black NASCAR driver in war of words over noose protest

Trump said.Wallace responded with an uplifting message "to the next generation" - and a denunciation of the president.The 26-year-old encouraged ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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