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Dr Yemi Popoola, Animal Scientist at the Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR&T), Ibadan, says Quail meat contains low fat and low cholesterol, hence a good antidote for a fat-related disease such as hypertension.

Scientist: Quail meat an antidote for hypertension

Dr Yemi Popoola, Animal Scientist at the Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR&T), Ibadan, says Quail meat contains low fat and low cholesterol, hence a good antidote for a fat-related disease such as hypertension.
Graham Ivan Clark, 17, was arrested Friday in Tampa, where the Hillsborough State Attorney’s Office will prosecute him as an adult. He faces 30 felony charges, according to a news release.

Florida teen arrested as mastermind of Twitter hack

A Florida teen was identified Friday as the mastermind of a scheme earlier this month that commandeered Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls and scammed people around the globe out of more than $100,000 in Bitcoin. Two other men were also charged in the case.
Young adults are driving the new cases of COVID-19 higher in Canada, health authorities said Sunday, warning of serious health consequences and suggesting strict prevention measures.

Young adults face high risk of coronavirus infections

Young adults are driving the new cases of COVID-19 higher in Canada, health authorities said Sunday, warning of serious health consequences and suggesting strict prevention measures
Scientists around the world are building up their knowledge about the coronavirus, as they frantically search for a cure and vaccine.

Coronavirus inflammatory syndrome now seen in adults

A rare multisystem inflammatory syndrome previously diagnosed in children and teenagers after being exposed to Coronavirus is being reported in older adults.
The migrants have been on the Ocean Viking ship operated by SOS Mediterranee for more than a week, with fights and suicide attempts on board prompting the charity to declare a state of emergency on Friday.

Italy says it may take migrants rescued in the Mediterranean

Italy is carrying out tests on 180 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean with a view to transferring them to a quarantine vessel in Sicily, an interior ministry source said on Saturday.
Osun State has recorded two new cases of coronavirus and discharged two other patients.

Global coronavirus deaths top half a million

The death toll from COVID-19 surpassed half a million people on Sunday, according to a Reuters tally, a grim milestone for the global pandemic that seems to be resurgent in some countries even as other regions are still grappling with the first wave.
NHS England has announced 866 further deaths of people who had tested positive for Covid-19.

WHO: Dead bodies of coronavirus patients not infectious, cremation not necessary

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says that except in cases of haemorrhagic fevers such as Ebola, Marburg and cholera, dead bodies are generally not infectious.
Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki, has asked the Peoples Democratic Party to show proof of allegations that the state treasury is empty.

Edo governor invokes Quarantine Act, firms up response to coronavirus

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, has signed the Quarantine Regulations pursuant to Section 8 of the Quarantine Act, the Public Health Law and other legislation, as the state firms up its response framework to the coronavirus pandemic in the state.
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UN: Coronavirus disrupting education of 849.4m worldwide

The coronavirus pandemic is disrupting the education of an eye-popping 849.4 million people worldwide, the monitoring arm of the United Nations’ Cultural and Education Agency (UNESCO) said yesterday.
Michael Oluronbi

Nigerian pastor jailed 34 years in UK for raping members in ‘spiritual baths’

Michael Oluronbi, originally from Nigeria and living in Birmingham, was found guilty of rape against six women and a man in January, actions described by a judge as “one of the worst cases of sexual abuse of multiple children to come before the courts”.

C&S pastor convicted of multiple count rape with wife’s help

A Cherubim and Seraphim Nigerian pastor based in the UK, Michael Oluronbi, who sexually abused children and adults for over 20 years, has been convicted of raping members of his congregation.

13 killed in Lagos-Ibadan highway car crash

Thirteen persons were on Wednesday died in an auto crash at Sapade-Ogere axis of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, officials said.

Another batch of 161 Nigerians return from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency on Thursday received another batch of 161 Nigerians from Libya barely 72 hours after a similar number came back from the volatile North African country.
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WHO: Europe loses ground in efforts to eliminate measles

Following several years of steady progress towards elimination of measles in the European Region, the number of countries that have achieved or sustained elimination of the disease has declined.

ILO: 255 million youths not employable

The Director General of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), Guy Ryder, at the weekend painted a gloomy future for young people across the globe, saying a whopping 255 million young people across the globe are unemployable.
Piggery farmers in Delta have lauded state government’s programmes and policies designed to boost pork production to meet the protein need of the people.

Piggery farmers laud Delta government’s initiatives on pork production

Piggery farmers in Delta have lauded state government’s programmes and policies designed to boost pork production to meet the protein need of the people.

NEMA receives another 195 Nigerians from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received another batch of 195 stranded Nigerians from Libya.

Hunger compels children in Bauchi IDP camp feed on onion leaves

Intense hunger as a result of the inadequacy of food items in an Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in the outskirts of Bauchi, has forced adolescent children to feed on onion leaves for survival.

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India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi attends the 3rd Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Summit in Bangkok on November 4, 2019, on the sidelines of the 35th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit. (Photo by Manan VATSYAYANA / AFP)

Premier: India set to mass produce COVID-19 vaccine, launches digital health mission

India is ready to mass produce COVID-19 vaccines when scientists give the go-ahead, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in his Independence Day speech on Saturday.
Manchester United are reportedly closely monitoring the situation of contract rebel Saul Niguez, although may face competition from Manchester City for the Atletico Madrid midfielder.

Saul Niguez could be Manchester United’s next signing – report

Manchester United are targeting Atletico Madrid star Saul Niguez again after losing out on Jadon Sancho, according to The Daily Star.
Ghana international Thomas Teye Partey was in action as his Atletico Madrid side succumbed to a 1-0 loss to city rivals Real Madrid in La Liga action in Spain on Saturday.

Arsenal to step up pursuit of Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey

Arsenal are prepared to step up their pursuit of Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey, a report from The Daily Star claims.
Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno has approved the payment of N148.8 million to offset the backlogs of arrears and monthly allowances of various batches of serving and past corps members in the state.

Borno resettles 2,800 IDPs 6-years after insurgents’ attack

Borno State Government, says it has resettled 2,800 displaced persons at Ajiri community in Mafa Local Government Area of the state.
The President of All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, Architect Ibrahim Kabir, Saturday, warned that without adequate food the Coronavirus, COVID-19, situation will worsen as government fights to contain its spread in the country.

NAIC, AFAN partner to insure 40m farmers against flood, other disasters

The Nigerian Agricultural Insurance Corporation (NAIC) says it is partnering with All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) to insure over 40 million farmers across Nigeria against flooding and other disasters.