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Australia’s second-largest city, Melbourne heads back into Coronavirus lockdown

Nearly five million Melbourne residents have been ordered back into another lockdown after Coronavirus cases surged in Australia’s second-largest city on Tuesday, July 7.  From midnight on Wednesday, July, 8,  everyone in Melbourne will be required to stay home unless travelling to work, studying, shopping for food, or attending medical appointments. Restaurants, cafes, and bars […]

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Chinese city issues an alert after confirming a suspected case of Bubonic Plague, a rare but serious bacterial infection

While the World is still battling Coronavirus which first broke out from Wuhan in China, authorities in another Chinese city, Inner Mongolia have issued an alert after a hospital reported a case of suspected bubonic plague, a rare but serious bacterial infection that is transmitted by fleas from rodents. The health committee of the city of […]

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At least 21 feared dead as boat sinks in Benue

No fewer than 21 people are feared dead after a canoe they were travelling in capsized in River Benue. The boat was conveying mainly members of the ECAN Church Ijaha in Makurdi Local Government Area to a meeting across the river when it sank at Kwaghtan Sule in Guma LGA on Sunday, July 5. According to […]

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Family dispel rumor that makeup artist Deborah Tushima was poisoned at her birthday party over an iPhone 11 as they explain what led to her death

Deborah Tushima, the makeup artist who allegedly slumped and died on Saturday, July 4, during her birthday celebration, did not die of poisoning, her family member has said. Deborah is currently the number one trending topic on Twitter as people express shock over her sudden death on her birthday. According to screenshots of a chat shared by a family […]

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70-year-old man rapes eight-year-old girl in Niger state; gives her N80 as ‘compensation’i

A 70-year-old man has reportedly been arrested for allegedly raping an eight-year-old girl in the Chanchaga area of Minna, Niger State. The suspect, identified as Mohammed Sani Umar (Tela) allegedly raped the girl twice before giving her N80 to stay quiet about the incident. But the young girl later revealed that the septuagenarian defiled her […]

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Former Vice Chairman of APC, Inuwa Abdulkadir dies

Former National Vice Chairman North West of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Inuwa Abdulkadir, has died at the age of 54. Abdulkadir died at Usman Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto in the early hours of Monday, July 6, after a brief illness. Abdulkadir was a member of APC’s national working committee that was dissolved recently. […]

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‘Lionel Messi will end his working and footballing life at Barcelona’: Club president, Josep Maria Bartomeu rubbishes his exit claims

Barcelona president, Josep Maria Bartomeu has said that Lionel Messi will end his career at the club amid reports that the Argentine playmaker is yet to sign a new contract to extend his stay at the Nou Camp. It was previously reported that the striker indefinitely put contract talks on hold because of issues between […]

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Military court lacks power to try soldiers who allegedly killed policemen and freed Wadume – Femi Falana tells AGF Malami

Human rights lawyer, Mr Femi Falana (SAN), has dismissed the claim made by Attorney General of the Federation, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN),  that the 10 Nigerian soldiers, who allegedly killed three policemen to free a kidnap kingpin in Taraba State last year, must first be court martialed before they could be prosecuted in a civil […]

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Toke Makinwa responds to accusations that she hates men

Toke Makinwa has reacted after a Twitter user tagged her as a man hater. “Feminism is not about hating men,” a Twitter user wrote. Another, insinuating that Toke and Tonto Dikeh hate men, reacted: “Let’s ask @tokstarr or Tonto.” Toke replied: “I don’t hate men, I hate Patriarchy and I speak against “male privileges” “ […]

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Man shot dead in broad daylight in London

A man in his early 20s has died of gunshot injuries after a shooting in broad daylight near a children’s playground in north London. According to the Metropolitan Police, they were called at 3.20pm to Roman Way in Islington, north London, following reports of shots fired on Saturday. Eyewitnesses say they heard multiple gunshots before […]

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English-born Ghanaian footballer, Derrick Otim dies at 24 after drowning in a lake in the US

English-born Ghanaian footballer, Derrick Otim has died at the of 24 after he drowned in a lake in the US. The former Nottingham Forest midfielder drowned on Friday, July 3, in Lake Keowee, South Carolina, according to reports. In 2018, Lake Keowee was branded South Carolina’s “most deadly body of water” in a local news article which […]

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603 new cases of Coronavirus recorded in Nigeria

603 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in Nigeria on Saturday, July 4. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Lagos recorded 135 new cases, Edo-87, FCT-73, Rivers-67, Delta-62, Ogun-47, Kaduna-20, Plateau-19, Osun-17, Ondo-16, Enugu-15, Oyo-15, Borno-13, Niger-6, Nasarawa-4, Kebbi-3, Kano-2, Sokoto-1, Abia-1. Nigeria has now recorded 28,167 cases of COVID-19 with 634 […]

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Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, distances self from Hushpuppi

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has denied having any links with arrested suspected fraudster, Hushpuppi. Earlier today, the ruling party, APC released a statement in which it urged the EFCC and other security agencies to investigate the links between Hushpuppi and some PDP chieftains. The party in its statement said Hushpuppi has been photographed with Atiku and […]

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Hand over to me, you are incapacitated – Ondo Deputy Governor tells Akeredolu

Agbola Ajayi, the deputy governor of Ondo state who recently joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has asked Governor Rotimi Akeredolu to hand over to him.  In a statement released after Ondo commissioner for information, Donald Ojogho said the governor will never allow his Deputy take control of the state, Ajayi stated that he ought to be the acting […]

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US Federal prosecutors officially charge Hushpuppi for fraud. Faces 20 years in US prison

Ramon Olorunwa Abbas a.k.a. “Ray Hushpuppi” now faces a statutory maximum sentence of 20 years in a US federal prison after being extradited from Dubai to the United States.  In a statement released by the US Department of Justice, the suspected Nigerian fraudster was accused of conspiring to launder hundreds of millions of dollars from business email compromise […]