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A dollar rebound faltered on Tuesday as political wrangling over a United States relief plan and the gloomy outlook weighed on the currency.
Media will be barred from the Republican National Convention in North Carolina later this month, US news outlets reported, when President Donald Trump will formally receive his party’s nomination.
Seventeen states and Washington, DC have filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration’s policy that would prevent international students who are taking online courses from remaining in the US.
World number one Rory McIlroy says he is planning to play in the PGA Tour’s first three tournaments when the season resumes next month after the COVID-19 disruption.
Former President Barack Obama described President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic as “chaotic” in a conference call with former members of his administration.
Former American world boxing champion Floyd Mayweather says he is not returning to boxing and has also debunked claims he is broke.
Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE announced on Wednesday, May 6, 2020, that the first participants have been dosed in the U.S in the Phase 1/2 clinical trial for the BNT162 vaccine program to prevent COVID-19. The trial is part of a global development program, and the dosing of the first cohort in Germany was completed last week.
3.2 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week as the coronavirus crisis sidelined 33 million workers in less than two months, the feds said Thursday.
The U.S. Treasury announced its borrowing will reach a record $3 trillion in the current quarter, as the coronavirus batters the economy and government spending increased, including through massive stimulus programmes.
Facebook will allow users in the United States and Canada to transfer photos and videos to a rival tech platform for the first time – a step that could assuage antitrust concerns by giving users an option to easily leave the company’s services, the social media network said on Thursday.
President Donald Trump could sign an executive order temporarily banning the issue of new green cards and work visas in the next few days, The New York Times reports.
Cable News Network (CNN) presenter, Richard Quest, has contracted COVID-19, according to a statement he released on Monday.
A rift has opened up over the design of smartphone apps to trace people in Europe at risk of coronavirus infection, potentially hindering efforts to curb the pandemic and ease crippling travel restrictions.
The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) kept the petrol dealers guessing on Tuesday when it approved an ex-depot price of N138.62 per litre for the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) petrol and kept the pump price to its chest.
The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rep. Ndudi Elumelu (PDP-Delta), says opposition lawmakers in the house have been at the center of unearthing and exposing acts of corruption in the country.
The Zamfara State Government has directed secondary schools in the state to reopen from August 9, to enable exiting students sit for Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE).
Activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) extended a positive trend on Tuesday with key market indices appreciating further by 0.31 per cent.
The Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, says 32 federal, state and private universities across all geopolitical zones are involved in different stages of research toward tackling direct and collateral impacts of COVID-19.
The presidency Monday dismissed a report by Punch newspaper which said Nigeria continues to sell electricity to her West African neighbours on credit while the nation suffers persistent blackout.
The Lagos State Government has okayed the reopening of schools for Senior Secondary School 3 pupils to write the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination.
Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN) said the recent media attacks on him with regards to the ongoing investigation of the suspended Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, is the price he has to pay for serving his fatherland.
President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the sacrifices of Muslims and Christians in abiding by the COVID-19 guidelines for the good of society.
Mikel Arteta believes Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s future at Arsenal could be influenced by the outcome of Saturday’s FA Cup final against Chelsea as the Gunners try to convince the Gabon international to extend his contract.