U.S. ‘Looking At’ Banning Chinese Social Media Apps, Including TikTok — Mike Pompeo

by Seun Adeuyion July 7, 2020
The United State (US) is “looking at” banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok. This is according to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in an interview with Fox News on Monday.  There have been rising tensions between the U.S. and China, as scrutiny on TikTok and Chinese technology firms continue to grow.  When quizzed […]

#COVID19: Fresh Lockdown May Be Proposed After Two Weeks — PTF

by Seun Adeuyion July 7, 2020
The Presidential Task Force (PTF) Chairman and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, has lamented the increasing rate of COVID-19 cases among people in government, saying it was directly impacting on governance and security in the country. Mustapha stated this at the task force press briefing in Abuja, on Monday. According […]

Rivers Development Agenda Is State-Wide, Wike Says

by Seun Adeuyion July 7, 2020
Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike of Rivers State says development projects are executed in every local government area of the state to improve the socioeconomic life of the people. Wike, in a statement signed by Paulinus Nsirim, the state’s Commissioner for Information and Communication, stated that such holistic commitment to development is in keeping with the […]

#COVID19: UAE To Conduct Two Million Tests In The Next Two Months

by Seun Adeuyion July 7, 2020
Dr. Amna Al Dahak Al Shamsi, official spokesperson of the UAE Government, announced on Monday that it will complete more than two million Covid-19 tests during the next two months to continue to curb the spread of the virus. Al-Dahhak made the announcement at the UAE Government’s regular media briefing, while providing an update on […]

Bandits Hit Katsina Community, Kill 15 Farmers

by Seun Adeuyion July 7, 2020
Residents of Yar Gamji village in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State, have disclosed that at least fifteen farmers were on Monday morning killed by bandits. The farmers were working on their farmland when the bandits attacked about 10am and killed them, the residents told a national daily. The bandits reportedly arrived on the […]

31 More #COVID19 Patients Discharged In Lagos

by Seun Adeuyion July 7, 2020
The Lagos State Government, on Monday announced the discharge of thirty-one more COVID-19 patients after recovering from the disease.  This was contained in a statement by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu who also doubles as the COVID-19 Incident Commander in Lagos State. Sanwo-Olu said the discharged patients include 16 females and 39 males – all Nigerians – […]