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Dozens of doctors' groups on Saturday warned that the Philippines was losing the coronavirus fight, urging President Rodrigo Duterte to tighten a recently eased lockdown as cases surged and hospitals turned away patients.

Philippines losing coronavirus war – doctors

Dozens of doctors' groups on Saturday warned that the Philippines was losing the coronavirus fight, urging President Rodrigo Duterte to tighten a recently eased lockdown as cases surged and hospitals turned away patients.
Andrea Pirlo has returned to Juventus to take over as the coach of their under-23s side, the Serie A champions have announced.

Andrea Pirlo appointed Juventus U23s manager

Andrea Pirlo has returned to Juventus to take over as the coach of their under-23s side, the Serie A champions have announced.

NYCFC investigating sexual harassment allegations involving David Villa

New York City FC has confirmed that the club is investigating allegations of sexual harassment levelled at former star David Villa.
Tyrese Devon Haspil, the 21-year-old personal assistant of Fahim Saleh, has been arrested after the tech entrepreneur was found decapitated and dismembered in his $2.2million Manhattan apartment

New York detectives arrest suspected killer of Gokada founder

His Personal Assistant, Tyrese Devon Haspil, 21, was early Friday taken into custody by the police in New York and will be charged for his murder, according to a New Times story by William K. Rashbaum and Michael Gold, citing to officials briefed on the matter.
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.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo, on Monday imposed a curfew in New York City as protesters against the death of George Floyd prepare for another night of protests on the streets.

George Floyd: New York imposes curfew, deploys more police officers as protest hightens

The killing of Floyd by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has seen protests, violent demonstrations, mostly of the black race over police brutality, with several US states activating National Guard troops.
Dozens of cities across the United States extended curfews through Sunday night and many deployed National Guard soldiers, amid continuing unrest on the streets.

US cities extend curfews, deploy soldiers as street anger mounts

Dozens of cities across the United States extended curfews through Sunday night and many deployed National Guard soldiers, amid continuing unrest on the streets.
Angry protesters took to the streets over the treatment of minorities by law enforcement[Carlos Barria-Reuters]

George Floyd: Minnesota governor to fully mobilise National Guard

The governor of Minnesota has said he plans to fully mobilise the state's National Guard and promised a massive show of force to help quell civil unrest following days of protests over the police killing of George Floyd.
Thousands of protesters ignored a curfew and vows of forceful police response to take to the Minneapolis streets for a fourth straight night, as the anger stoked by the police killing of George Floyd spread to more cities across the U.S.

Thousands ignore Minneapolis curfew as US protests spread over killing of George Floyd

Thousands of protesters ignored a curfew and vows of forceful police response to take to the Minneapolis streets for a fourth straight night, as the anger stoked by the police killing of George Floyd spread to more cities across the U.S.
As the United States approached 100,000 coronavirus deaths, The New York Times on Sunday marked the grim milestone with a stark memorial on its front page – one-line obituaries for 1,000 victims.

New York Times fills front page with names of US coronavirus victims

As the United States approached 100,000 coronavirus deaths, The New York Times on Sunday marked the grim milestone with a stark memorial on its front page – one-line obituaries for 1,000 victims.
Microsoft’s Solitaire game is turning 30 years old today. Microsoft is celebrating the occasion with a world record attempt of the most games of Microsoft Solitaire completed in one day.

Microsoft Solitaire turns 30 years old today

Microsoft’s Solitaire game is turning 30 years old today. Microsoft is celebrating the occasion with a world record attempt of the most games of Microsoft Solitaire completed in one day. 35 million people still play Solitaire monthly, according to Microsoft, with more than 100 million hands played daily around the world.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Thursday screening of 3,000 people found nearly 14% tested positive for antibodies for the novel coronavirus, suggesting that 2.7 million residents across the state may have been infected with the disease.

New York to allow small festival gatherings as more regions reopen

The U.S. state of New York will allow celebrations for the upcoming Memorial Day to happen with up to 10 people, as more regions in the state are restarting the economy.
US President Donald Trump has fired a fresh salvo at the World Health Organization, accusing its chief of siding with China and “politicising” the coronavirus pandemic while repeating his threat to freeze the UN agency’s funding.

US borrows $3 trillion as coronavirus bites harder

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.
Many Britons would be uncomfortable leaving their homes even if the government ordered the lifting of strict coronavirus lockdown restrictions in a month’s time, according to a poll on Friday.

Europe prepares to ease lockdowns as coronavirus pandemic ebbs

As Europe prepared for a cautious easing of coronavirus lockdown and restrictions on Sunday, following signs the pandemic may be slowing, hard-hit Italy set to follow Spain in allowing people outside after weeks of confinement.
Military jets flew over US cities on Saturday to salute frontline workers in the country with the highest coronavirus caseload and death toll in the world.1

US military jets salute frontline workers — in pictures

Military jets flew over US cities on Saturday to salute frontline workers in the country with the highest coronavirus caseload and death toll in the world.
A vaccine for COVID-19, the viral illness caused by the novel coronavirus, may be within reach sooner than many experts predicted.

Coronavirus: Nigeria’s double-digit death number worrisome – doctor

Canada-based Nigerian medical doctor, Dr. Oladayo Oladipo, has expressed concern over the increased numbers of fatalities and confirmed cases of novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) patients in the country.
Google’s Area 120 incubator is shutting down Shoelace, a local event organizing app that it’s been trialing in New York City for the past year, 9to5Google reports.

Google shuts down event organizing experiment as local meetups disappear

Google’s Area 120 incubator is shutting down Shoelace, a local event organizing app that it’s been trialing in New York City for the past year, 9to5Google reports
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Thursday screening of 3,000 people found nearly 14% tested positive for antibodies for the novel coronavirus, suggesting that 2.7 million residents across the state may have been infected with the disease.

New York to reopen economy in phases – governor

The U.S. state of New York will restart its economy after the peak of the coronavirus outbreak in a multi-phase manner, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Sunday.

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The logo of the Nigerian Stock Exchange is pictured in Lagos, Nigeria, file. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

NSE: Trading sustains positive trend, up by 0.31 per cent

Activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) extended a positive trend on Tuesday with key market indices appreciating further by 0.31 per cent.

NUC: 32 universities involved in research to tackle impacts of coronavirus

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.

WAEC releases 2020 WASSCE timetable

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released the timetable for the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Singapore-flagged container ship Kota Singa is docked at the Apapa Port Complex in Lagos, Nigeria's economy hub, on April 8, 2019. - The Nigerian port is congested with hundreds of ships, idly queueing for days to offload containers with goods. Lagos port congestion is affecting port operations and creating a severe backlog at ports, causing carriers’ containers to be held in port for extra days, as well as creating several miles of truck traffic at roads that links to port gates. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

NPA: 22 ships discharging petrol, other items at Lagos port

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Tuesday said that 22 ships at the Lagos ports were discharging petroleum products and food stuff.
The State Gov. Seyi Makinde, made this known via his official Twitter, @seyiamakinde on Saturday.

Oyo launches state-wide initiative against coronavirus

The Oyo State Government has launched a statewide containment and decontamination response initiative to curtail the spread of COVID-19 across the state.