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WAEC announces relocation of Calabar office to Uyo

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has announced the relocation of its branch office in Calabar, Cross River State, to Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, following the recent vandalisation and looting of the office.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

NLC demands end to medical tourism by government officials

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, on Thursday called for an end to all forms of medical tourism especially by elected and appointed government officials.
Mark Odigie, an information technologist, could not permit his wife, Tope Mark Odigie, to drive alone to nearby Ketu-Ikosi Road, headquarters of Television Continental (TVC), where she works as a co-host of the station’s popular breakfast talk show.

CPJ: 12 journalists, 5 media outlets attacked during #EndSARS protests

In the report published on Wednesday, the CPJ said the journalists who covered the protests against police brutality and call for the abolition of the country’s Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad police unit were attacked.

NAF arrests personnel for assaulting curfew defaulters

For assaulting residents who defied the curfew imposed by the Osun State Government in Ilesha Area of the State, the Nigerian Air Force has arrested its personnel caught in a viral video.

#EndSARS: Akwa Ibom NUJ condemns attack on AKBC, other facilities in Uyo

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Akwa Ibom State Council, has condemned the attack on the Akwa Ibom Broadcasting Corporation (AKBC), Uyo.
The Bauchi State Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed has warned residents of Bauchi state to adhere strictly to protocols of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) for Coronavirus, saying that the pandemic is not yet over.

NMA: Nigerian government shifting coronavirus testing responsibility to citizens

As Nigeria ramps up COVID-19 testing, medical professionals have faulted the government’s privatisation of COVID-19 testing describing it as an act of ‘shifting responsibility to the citizens.”
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, disclosed this during an inter-ministerial media update on COVID-19 on Thursday in Ikeja.

Lagos approves seven private labs for coronavirus testing

The Lagos State Government has authorised seven private laboratories as Covid-19 testing centres, said the state Health Commissioner, Prof Akin Abayomi.
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, yesterday asked Health Minister, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, the whereabouts of visiting Chinese medical personnel, saying their activities in the country must the oversighted by the parliament.

Nigeria to shut down unaccredited hospitals treating coronavirus

The Federal Government has warned that it would henceforth take steps to close any hospital that goes into treatment of Covid-19 patient without proper accreditation.

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Iker Casillas suffers new ‘heart attack’

Legendary Real Madrid and Spanish goalkeeper Iker Casillas has suffered a new suspected heart attack that landed him in the emergency room.

NCC: 5G will positively impact Nigeria’s digital economy

The Chairman, Board of Commissioners of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Adeolu Akande, has stated that the full deployment of 5G technology in the country would have positive impact on Nigeria’s digital economy.
Malawi will destroy over 16 000 expired coronavirus vaccines donated to the impoverished country by the African Union three weeks before their use-by-date, a health official said on Wednesday.

Nigeria: Over 1.2 million vaccinated against coronavirus in two months

Nigeria has vaccinated 1,266,742 persons against COVID-19, two months after nationwide rollout commenced on March 5.
An aerial view of Konkola mine project north of the capital Lusaka, Zambia, file. REUTERS/SALIM HENRY

Zambia denies report it shuttered Konkola Copper Mines

Zambia’s Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) has not been temporarily or permanently shuttered, the state-appointed provisional liquidator of the copper mine previously owned by Vedanta Resources said on Wednesday, denying a Bloomberg report.
Jose Mourinho has said Tottenham deserved to win against West Ham as they fell 2-1 to their London rivals.

No ‘leading candidate’ to replace Jose Mourinho as Spurs mull over ‘options’

Tottenham are yet to identify a ‘leading candidate’ for their vacant managerial position with the club mulling over a number of ‘options’.

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Fulham manager Scott Parker is elated with the show of character from Ademola Lookman after his Panenka flop.

Leon Osman: Ademola Lookman has skills to unlock any defence

Former Everton defender, Leon Osman has described Fulham forward, Ademola Lookman as a player who has the skills and trickery to unlock the door of any team no matter the tightness of their defence.
The ranks of aspirants that have declared interest in the Ekiti State governorship election coming up in 2022 swelled on Wednesday, as former Deputy Governor, Dr Sikiru Lawal, unveiled his intent for the coveted seat.

May Day: Former Ekiti deputy governor greets workers

Former Ekiti state deputy governor and a leading Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) aspirant in the 2022 governorship election, Dr Sikiru Lawal, has congratulated workers in Ekiti and Nigeria for celebrating another Workers’ Day.
Manchester United fans protest outside Old Trafford

Manchester United vs Liverpool postponed

Manchester United’s match against Liverpool has been postponed after fans’ Old Trafford invasion, the Premier League club said on Sunday.
A patient suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) receives treatment inside the casualty ward at a hospital in New Delhi, India, May 1, 2021. REUTERS-Danish Siddiqui

Opposition chief calls for national lockdown as India’s coronavirus cases cross 20 million

Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi called for a nationwide lockdown as the country's tally of coronavirus infections surged past 20 million on Tuesday, becoming the second nation after the United States to pass the grim milestone.
Amazon received Food and Drug Administration authorisation for a Covid-19 test made by itssubsidiary STS Lab Holdco, and it plans to use it for its onsite coronavirus testing programs.

California appeals court finds Amazon responsible for third party sellers’ products

An appeals court in California has ruled that Amazon can be held liable for products sold through its marketplace by a third-party seller, the Los Angeles Times reported