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A coronavirus vaccine developed by Britain’s University of Oxford and the pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca has shown successful results in early trials. If it is approved by regulators, the vaccine appears suitable for a fast rollout around the globe

Coronavirus vaccine breakthrough raises hopes of rapid global rollout

A coronavirus vaccine developed by Britain’s University of Oxford and the pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca has shown successful results in early trials. If it is approved by regulators, the vaccine appears suitable for a fast rollout around the globe.
“The future of relations between Iran and the United States is not simple,” Saeed Khatibzadeh acknowledged at a press conference in Tehran, as President Hassan Rouhani’s government makes signs of apparent overtures to US president-elect Biden.

Iran: Dealings possible with US despite ‘crimes’

The “crimes” committed by the United States against Iran do not prevent “carefully considered” exchanges from taking place, Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman said Sunday.
US President Donald Trump has maintained support for Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen [Mark Wilson-Bloomberg]

US mulls Houthi ‘terror’ label as groups say civilians to suffer

United States lawmakers, international aid groups and rights advocates are warning the outgoing Trump administration against reported plans to label Yemen’s Houthi rebel group a “foreign terrorist organisation”, saying it would worsen the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.
The Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center reported early Saturday that the U.S. is on the brink of having 12 million COVID-19 cases, with 11,915,042 infections recorded.

US approaching 12 million coronavirus infections

The Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center reported early Saturday that the U.S. is on the brink of having 12 million COVID-19 cases, with 11,915,042 infections recorded.
Nigeria goalkeeper Maduka Okoye says he’s ready for the Afcon qualifiers against Sierra Leone and hopes to be between the sticks for the game.

Gernot Rohr impressed by Maduka Okoye

Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr has praised the performance of young goalkeeper Maduka Okoye in his side’s 0-0 draw with Sierra Leone in Freetown earlier this week.
The world would move from COVID-19 pandemic this year to hunger pandemic in 2021, David Beasly, Head of the World Food Programme (WFP) has warned.

WFP: The world moves from coronavirus to hunger pandemic In 2021

The world would move from COVID-19 pandemic this year to hunger pandemic in 2021, David Beasly, Head of the World Food Programme (WFP) has warned.
Ghana captain Andre Ayew has dedicated Thursday's 2-0 triumph over Sudan in the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying to former head of state Jerry John Rawlings, who passed away in the morning of the match day.

Andre Ayew pays tribute to Jerry Rawlings after Sudan double

Ghana captain Andre Ayew has dedicated Thursday's 2-0 triumph over Sudan in the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying to former head of state Jerry John Rawlings, who passed away in the morning of the match day.
Arsenal brought Gunnersaurus back from the brink of extinction on Tuesday.

Arsenal’s mascot Gunnersaurus back from brink of extinction

Arsenal brought Gunnersaurus back from the brink of extinction on Tuesday, barely a month after the club’s beloved mascot was made redundant as part of a cost-cutting effort aimed at mitigating the financial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2 President Buhari meets with Select Nigerians in the Diaspora living in the Netherlands on 16th July 2018

Nigerians in Netherlands urge President Buhari to end killings

Nigerians in The Netherlands Monday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to speedily put an end to the protracted killings of innocent Nigerians in the country.

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UN, EU urge media to intensify advocacy against gender violence

The joint EU-UN Spotlight Initiative, on Monday called on the media to intensify advocacy through reportage of violence against women and girls to end the menace in the country.
The PDP and its candidate, Babatunde Gbadamosi, are urging the court to disqualify the APC candidate, Tokunbo Abiru, over his alleged possession of two voter cards.

Tokunbo Abiru proposes antidote for national challenges

Mr Tokunbo Abiru, APC’s candidate for the Lagos East bye-election, has said that quality representation at the National Assembly is an antidote to diverse national development and security challenges.
US President Donald Trump speaks with General Motors CEO Mary Barra during a meeting with automobile industry leaders in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC on January 24th, 2017. - Photo by Saul Loeb - AFP via Getty Images

General Motors abandons Donald Trump’s war against California’s pollution powers

General Motors announced today that it is abandoning Donald Trump’s effort to take away California’s ability to set fuel efficiency standards. The company, along with Fiat Chrysler and Toyota, previously backed Trump’s efforts to roll back fuel efficiency standards.
Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa on Friday disclosed how the immediate past administration of former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode employed blackmail and harassment to witch-hunt and deprive the House of performing its duties appropriately.

Speaker: Lagos Assembly to pass 2021 budget before December 31

The Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, says the 2021 Appropriation Bill currently before the house will be passed before Dec. 31.

We believe it is South East’s turn to produce next president – Ebonyi PDP...

The Elder and major Stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday affirmed the belief that it is the turn of the South East to produce President of Nigeria in 2023.