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Euro 2020: Toni Kroos rues ‘unfortunate goal’ in Germany defeat by France

Toni Kroos rued an “unfortunate” own goal for Mats Hummels in Germany’s defeat by France in their opening Euro 2020 match on Tuesday which increases the pressure on Joachim Loew’s men.
FILE PHOTO - German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses a news conference at the Bundespressekonferenz, about the current situation of the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Berlin, Germany, January 21, 2021. Michael Kappeler-Pool-REUTERS

DR: U.S. spied on German chancellor, other Europeans through Danish cables

The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) used a partnership with Denmark's foreign intelligence unit to spy on senior officials of neighbouring countries, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Danish state broadcaster DR said.
The Chief Medical Director of the University College Hospital, Ibadan, Prof. Jesse Otegbayo, says privatisation of government-owned teaching hospitals will take quality and affordable healthcare out of the reach of many Nigerians.

CMD: Striking UCH doctors playing politics

Prof. Jesse Otegbayo, the Chief Medical Director, University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, has accused striking resident doctors of “playing politics”.

UCH resident doctors on strike over unpaid salaries

The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan, has embarked on an indefinite strike over unpaid four months salaries of some members.
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

NDLEA swoops on drug traffickers in Niger, Ondo, Kogi

A 70-year-old drug trafficker, Mohammed Rabiu Wada, who supplies illicit substances to Boko Haram insurgents and bandits have been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Niger State.
A 70-year-old drug trafficker, Mohammed Rabiu Wada, who supplies illicit substances to Boko Haram insurgents and bandits, has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA in Niger state.

NDLEA arrests 70-year-old bandits’ drug supplier in Niger

A 70-year-old drug trafficker, Mohammed Rabiu Wada, who supplies illicit substances to Boko Haram insurgents and bandits, has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, in Niger state.
Zimbabwean doctors have filed a lawsuit aimed at compelling the government to beef up coronavirus protection for public hospitals and healthcare workers.

Resident doctors embark on strike in Nasarawa

The association said it’s members at Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital (DASH) Lafia have decided to proceed on a three day warning strike because of the Hospital Management unilateral decision to suspend residency training programme and alleged victimization of it’s members for taking steps to protect themselves and the general public from the deadly covid 19 infection.

20 Kwara doctors test positive for coronavirus

At least 20 doctors have been infected with COVID-19 at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH), an official has said.
Zimbabwean doctors have filed a lawsuit aimed at compelling the government to beef up coronavirus protection for public hospitals and healthcare workers.

Medical director tasks doctors on brain drain

The Medical Director, Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Abuja, Prof. Saad Ahmed, has advised medical practitioners who had benefited from government’s investment in the health sector to reconsider their decisions to leave Nigeria for practice in other countries.

Nigerian institute holds annual conference

The Nigerian Institute of Chartered Arbitrators (NICArb) is set to begin a three-day virtual conference on Wednesday.
Xiaomi has announced the Mi Box 4S Pro, a streaming box capable of 8K video playback. The product was revealed on Weibo and is already available to order in China for 399 yuan, or about $60.

Xiaomi launches $60 8K streaming box

The box has 2GB of RAM, 16GB of storage, and supports HDMI 2.1. It comes with a Bluetooth remote that offers voice control. It’s not clear exactly which services will have 8K content available, or whether there are other ways to view your own 8K files on the device.
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European Union backs Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for WTO role

The European Union has endorsed former Nigerian finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as the next director-general of the World Trade Organisation, Bloomberg reported.

UITH resident doctors suspend three days warning strike

The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) Chapter, on Wednesday suspended its three days warning strike over assault on its members.

FMC doctors begin strike in solidarity with Delta doctors

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), Federal Medical Centre, Asaba, Delta State has commenced a three-day sympathy strike in support of the Delta State Chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), which is protesting against the unfavourable working conditions that have exposed its members to professional hazards.
Zimbabwean doctors have filed a lawsuit aimed at compelling the government to beef up coronavirus protection for public hospitals and healthcare workers.

Striking doctors replaced with volunteers at isolation centre

The Ogun State Government has replaced the striking doctors working at the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital COVID-19 Isolation Centre, with volunteer doctors.

12 doctors recover from coronavirus at Unilorin teaching hospital

Dr Lanre Olosunde, the President of Association of Resident Doctors, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) Chapter, says 12 doctors who tested positive for COVID-19 have recovered.
Following the reported and confirmed case of coronavirus in Lagos State, the Ondo State Commissioner of Health, Dr Wahab Adegbenro, on Saturday said the state’s emergency medical response team has been activated.

Deceased Ondo health commissioner our finest – resident doctors

Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) of the University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital (UNIMEDTHC) Ondo State, has described the late Commissioner for Health, Wahab Adegbenro, as the finest doctor in the state.
Nigerian singer, Yemi Alade, is among the A-list musicians across the world to perform at the ‘Global Goal- Unite For Our Future – The Concert’ fixed for Saturday.

Yemi Alade, Miley Cyrus, Shakira, others set for concert to tackle coronavirus

Nigerian singer, Yemi Alade, is among the A-list musicians across the world to perform at the ‘Global Goal: Unite For Our Future – The Concert’ fixed for Saturday.
Scientists around the world are building up their knowledge about the coronavirus, as they frantically search for a cure and vaccine.

Benue confirmed coronavirus cases rise to 35

The Benue State Action Committee on COVID-19 yesterday said that confirmed cases of infected people in the state have risen to 35.
Scientists around the world are building up their knowledge about the coronavirus, as they frantically search for a cure and vaccine.

Benue records 35 coronavirus cases, discharges 11

Benue state government has declared that the number of persons who have so far tested positive to the COVID-19 virus in the state is 35 in number.

Kogi: We see suspected coronavirus cases, but we cannot test – NMA

Controversy continues over the Covid-19 status of Kogi State. Whereas the State Government affirms it’s position that the State has not recorded any case yet, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, opines it is probably because enough tests are not being carried out in the State or they are not coming with all the facts.

LAUTECH resident doctors demand 24-months salary arrears, improved working condition

The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), Ladoke Akintola University Teaching Hospital, Ogbomoso has demanded for the payment of their 24 months salary arrears owed its members by the Oyo State Government.

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World champion Tyson Fury is promising to deliver a swift victory over Deontay Wilder next month when the two heavyweights resume their rivalry in a blockbuster trilogy fight in Las Vegas.

Tyson Fury vows knockout after Deontay Wilder’s silent treatment

World champion Tyson Fury is promising to deliver a swift victory over Deontay Wilder next month when the two heavyweights resume their rivalry in a blockbuster trilogy fight in Las Vegas.
In a demonstration to tackle the menace of ghost workers that has continue to drain the coffers of government, Bauchi State Governor, Sen Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed will hold a public parley with all the stakeholders involved in the payment of workers salaries in the state.

Bauchi: Death toll from cholera outbreak hits 37

The immediate-past Commissioner for Health in the state, Dr. Aliyu Maigoro, had on May 25, 2021, announced the outbreak in the state, with a 37-year-old housewife who reportedly had the disease at the Burra General Hospital on April 24, 2021.
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Euro 2020: Toni Kroos rues ‘unfortunate goal’ in Germany defeat by France

Toni Kroos rued an “unfortunate” own goal for Mats Hummels in Germany’s defeat by France in their opening Euro 2020 match on Tuesday which increases the pressure on Joachim Loew’s men.
When England face Scotland in Friday’s Euro 2020 clash at Wembley, the first meeting between the rivals in four years will renew a bitter feud stoked by centuries of antagonism and conflict.

Euro 2020: Antagonism and conflict fuel England’s rivalry with Scotland

When England face Scotland in Friday’s Euro 2020 clash at Wembley, the first meeting between the rivals in four years will renew a bitter feud stoked by centuries of antagonism and conflict.
A new report by the World Bank has indicated that the execution of major infrastructural projects in Nigeria was being driven by foreign sponsors.

World Bank: Rising prices pushed seven million Nigerians below poverty line

The World Bank has stated that inflationary pressure in Nigeria has pushed about seven million Nigerians below the poverty line in 2020 alone.

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Manchester United defender, Harry Maguire, was in England training ahead of their Euros kickoff.

Euro 2020: Manchester United skipper boosts England squad

And Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson was also seen sprinting at the Three Lions base in a major boost for boss Gareth Southgate, reports the Sun.

General Gowon: NYSC has contributed more to national development than other organisations

Former Head of State and founder of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), General Yakubu Gowon (rtd), has stated that the NYSC has contributed to national development more than any other organisation in the country.
Ajax’s Cameroonian international goalkeeper Andre Onana has been suspended for one year for doping, the Dutch club said on Friday.

Arsenal alerted as CAS slashes Andre Onana’s doping ban

Ajax goalkeeper, Andre Onana, has had his doping ban reduced to nine months by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said on Monday that 46 persons died in road accidents at the Old Toll-Gate corridor on the Abeokuta-Lagos expressway between January 2014 and May 2020.

Six killed, 10 injured in Bauchi-Kano Highway crashes

Six people have been killed in multiple crashes that occurred on Saturday, June 12, 2021, at 4.05pm involving a vehicle belonging to Zamfara State Government and two other vehicles.

Airtel’s broadband service ranked ‘best’ in Nigeria

Airtel Nigeria has been named the “Best in Test” following a nationwide broadband assessment by umlaut, a cross-industry company that offers advisory and engineering services to clients all over the world.