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Murdered Libyan smuggler’s family kill 30 migrants in revenge – ministry

The family of a Libyan smuggler killed by migrants have taken revenge by killing 26 Bangladeshis and four Africans, the country’s UN-recognised government said Thursday.
An outspoken Nigerian pastor, Adewale Giwa, has told the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to open churches in Nigeria to enable pastors heal all coronavirus patients in the country.

Pastor Giwa: How God used Trump against the antichrist, forced vaccination

Senior Pastor of Awaiting The Second Coming Of Jesus Christ Ministry, Adewale Giwa, says God has used United States President, Donald Trump, to stop the plans of “coronavirus” creators.

Dangote, MTN emerge most admired African brands

For the third time in a row, Dangote Group has emerged as the most admired African brand, of African continent origin, by consumers, paired with t he telecommunication giant, MTN in a survey of 100 Africa best brands announced in a novel global virtual event that incorporated the market openings of Kenya, South Africa and Nigeria.
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Goodluck Jonathan: Coronavirus could give rise to dictators

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, Friday advised Africans to be careful the way they handle coronavirus pandemic, noting that the virus could give rise to dictators.
Super Eagles duo, Kenneth Omeruo and Chidozie Awaziem will be looking forward to impress new Leganes manager, Javier Aguirre who will be in dugout against Real Sociedad at the Reale Arena tonight.

Emmanuel Amuneke, Mutiu Adepoju happy with Eagles stars’ exploits in La Liga

Former Super Eagles greats Emmanuel Amuneke and Mutiu Adepoju have expressed delight at the performances of Super Eagles players in the Spanish LaLiga.
Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has threatened to expose corrupt leaders in the north.

IPOB: Biafra in future will teach Nigeria how to run democracy

The leader of Igbo separatist group Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has boasted that in the event that Biafra attains nationhood ‘Nigerians will troop to Biafraland to learn how to run a democratic government.’
Air Peace airline has taken delivery of a new ERJ-145 aircraft to help boost its domestic and regional operations.

Confusion trails move to deny Air Peace rights to evacuate Nigerians from Canada

Indications have emerged on how the Canada High Commission in Nigeria is allegedly working against Nigeria’s Air Peace airline effort to evacuate 319 stranded Nigerians caught up in the North American country due to the coronavirus pandemic lockdown.
US President Donald Trump speaks during the daily briefing on the novel coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, in the Brady Briefing Room of the White House on April 17, 2020, in Washington, DC. (AFP-Jim Watson)

Donald Trump threatens to cut China ties over coronavirus spread

US President Donald Trump threatened to cut ties with China over its role in the spread of the coronavirus, as the global death toll from the disease topped 300,000.

Archbishop Kaigama advises Nigeria to revamp health sector

Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, the Archbishop of Abuja Catholic Archdiocese, has advised the Federal Government to learn from the COVID-19 pandemic and fix the health sector, education and the social systems.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa visits the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) treatment facilities at the NASREC Expo Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa April 24, 2020. Jerome Delay-Pool via REUTERS-File Photo

Coronavirus stirs rancour in South Africa on democracy anniversary

South Africa’s divisions over race and wealth inequality, which the COVID-19 crisis had briefly sidelined, returned to the fore on Monday’s 26th anniversary of the end of apartheid.
South Korea’s SolGent has secured an order to supply a U.S. government agency with an additional 7,500 kits which can each perform 100 coronavirus tests, the CEO of the biotech firm told Reuters.

China: 72 Nigerians test positive for coronavirus in Guangzhou

An official diplomatic document has emerged showing that the Chinese Government detailed how 72 Nigerians tested positive for COVID-19 in Guangzhou, China.
Former Super Eagles skipper John Obi Mikel has reacted for the first time after his contract termination by Trabzonspor over coronavirus comment.

Charles Okwemba: Mikel Obi erred swapping Chelsea for China

AFC Leopards legend Charles Okwemba feels former Nigeria international John Obi Mikel made a big mistake by ditching Chelsea for Chinese outfit Tianjin TEDA in 2017.
Foreign Affairs Minister, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, has advised Nigerians to exercise restraint in accepting and disseminating information on alleged maltreatment of Nigerians and by extension Africans living in China.

Nigeria draws red line with China over coronavirus discrimination

The Federal Government said yesterday it has drawn the red line with China over allegations of continued racial discrimination against blacks and Africans, particularly Nigerians, resident in Guangzhou Province and other parts of the country.
Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates after winning his men's singles second round match against Portugal's Joao Sousa, on day two of the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 - Rolex Paris Masters - indoor tennis tournament at The AccorHotels Arena in Paris, on October 30, 2018. (Photo by Anne-Christine POUJOULAT / AFP)

Novak Djokovic may dump tennis over compulsory vaccination talks

Novak Djokovic is worried that his stance over a potential coronavirus vaccination could signal the end of his record-breaking tennis career.
With a list of names in his hand, Alfa Barrie is on the phone to an African migrant, one of Istanbul’s undocumented workers looking for help as the coronavirus pandemic hits Turkey’s largest city.

Virus spreads anxiety among Istanbul’s African migrants

With a list of names in his hand, Alfa Barrie is on the phone to an African migrant, one of Istanbul’s undocumented workers looking for help as the coronavirus pandemic hits Turkey’s largest city.
South Korea’s SolGent has secured an order to supply a U.S. government agency with an additional 7,500 kits which can each perform 100 coronavirus tests, the CEO of the biotech firm told Reuters.

Report: Over 300,000 may die of coronavirus in Africa if action is delayed

Without adequate protection, over 300,000 Africans could lose their lives to Coronavirus (COVID-19) due to the continent’s struggling economies, a report by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has warned.
China said Wednesday it is in close communication and friendly talks with the African side on the situation of Africans living in south China’s Guangdong Province, reiterating that all foreigners are treated equally as Guangdong is enhancing anti-epidemic measures in the face of mounting pressure caused by imported cases of COVID-19.

China, Africa in talks about situation of Africans in Guangdong

China said Wednesday it is in close communication and friendly talks with the African side on the situation of Africans living in south China’s Guangdong Province, reiterating that all foreigners are treated equally as Guangdong is enhancing anti-epidemic measures in the face of mounting pressure caused by imported cases of COVID-19.
Foreign Affairs Minister, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, has advised Nigerians to exercise restraint in accepting and disseminating information on alleged maltreatment of Nigerians and by extension Africans living in China.

Nigeria: We’ve no capacity to absorb nationals abroad now

Nigeria’s minister of foreign affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has said the country does not have the capacity and resources to absorb Nigerians abroad who want to come home immediately due to the crisis caused globally by the coronavirus pamdemic.

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