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Daily Archives: May 26, 2020

Rise in fake news

Rise in fake news distracting COVID-19 fight – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the rising spate of fake news and misinformation, in spite of repeated caution by government, is distracting the fight against Coronavirus (COVID-19). The minister stated this in Abuja when he [...]

April 3, 2020 Government and politics
Merkel

Germany’s Merkel returns to office after quarantine stint

German Chancellor Angela Merkel left her Berlin home for the first time in almost two weeks on Friday, after she was forced into quarantine following contact with a COVID-19-infected doctor. Merkel has returned to her office, where she will continue [...]

April 3, 2020 International
NPA

NPA expects 27 ships with petroleum products, food items

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it is expecting 27 ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods from April 3 to April 10. The NPA stated this in its publication, `Shipping Position’, a copy of which was [...]

April 3, 2020 Economy
American billionaire

FG apologises for begging American billionaire for ventilators

The Federal Government has apologised for openly begging American billionaire businessman, Elon Musk, for ventilators. The President Muhammadu Buhari administration came under fire for the undignified manner it went about requesting between 100 and 500 ventilators from the United States [...]

April 3, 2020 Government and politics
coronavirus cases top a million

Global coronavirus cases top a million, deaths surpass 50,000

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases around the world has soared past one million and fatalities have topped 50,000 as the United States reported the highest daily death toll of any country so far. Despite more than half the planet [...]

April 3, 2020 Health issues