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The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday the spread of coronavirus cases that had no history of travel to China could be “the spark that becomes a bigger fire” as people across China trickled back to work after an extended Lunar New Year holiday.
President Donald Trump, facing a bruising re-election campaign and the possibility of more Democratic investigations in Congress, will make a public statement on Thursday about his acquittal on impeachment charges by a deeply divided US Senate.
Foxconn has stopped “almost all” of its production in China until February 10th at the earliest due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to both Reuters and Bloomberg. A lengthy stoppage could substantially disrupt Foxconn clients, the most visible being Apple, from shipping devices to customers.
The Tanzanian government has arrested Pastor Boniface Mwamposa after twenty people were killed and a dozen others injured in a stampede during a church meeting in the northern Tanzanian city of Moshi.
A military airplane carrying a group of mostly Portuguese nationals who were stuck in coronavirus-hit Wuhan, the capital of China’s Hubei province, touched down in Lisbon late on Sunday.
The government of Myanmar has flown home dozens of citizen-students from the coronavirus-stricken Chinese city of Wuhan early Sunday, government officials said.
Greece wants to install a floating barrier in the Aegean Sea to deter migrants arriving at its islands’ shores through Turkey, government officials said on Thursday.
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is “desperate” to play after having his ankle cast removed following surgery earlier this month but there is still no timeline for the Frenchman’s return, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said.
The UK will allow “high risk vendors” to supply equipment for its 5G network infrastructure, the government announced today. The announcement outlining the limitations imposed on high risk vendors such as Huawei was made after weeks of speculation about the company’s role in the UK’s 5G infrastructure. All four of the UK’s major operators are already using the company’s equipment in their 5G networks.
This was disclosed by Information and Culture Minister, Lai Mohammed, in an interview with Reuters in London yesterday. He said Nigeria had no warning from Washington that it could be added to the list of countries subject to a travel ban, adding that such a move would be “hasty” and send the wrong signal to investors.
The Federal Government says the speculated plan by the U.S. to add Nigeria to its existing list of visa travel ban countries is ill conceived.
A U.S. senator on Friday urged Tesla to rebrand its driver assistance system Autopilot, saying it has “an inherently misleading name” and is subject to potentially dangerous misuse.
Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund is in talks to buy English football club Newcastle United for about 340 million pounds (about N156.4 billion), a source familiar with the situation told Reuters.
China’s central Hubei province, at the center of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak, reported 13 new deaths caused by the new virus on January 25, state media CCTV reported on Sunday.
Huawei has announced the postponement of a major developers’ conference because of safety precautions around the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, China. HDC.Cloud 2020 was planned to take place in Shenzhen on February 11th to 12th, but has been pushed back to March 27th-28th, according to the event’s website. 17 people are confirmed to have been killed by the SARS-like virus so far.
Apple dropped plans to let iPhone users fully encrypt backups of their devices in the company’s iCloud service after the FBI complained that the move would harm investigations, six sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
A man died after falling into a river on Sunday as Storm Dennis swept across Britain with the army drafted in to help deal with heavy flooding and high winds.
The Oyo State Government, on Sunday, warned some leaders of the suspended National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in the state to desist from carrying out the threats of violence issued in a video, which has gone viral in the last 24 hours.
The Special Strike Force on Social Miscreants, inaugurated by the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, Mr Hakeem Odumosu, has arrested the leader of Aiye Confraternity, Sikiru Samuel.
The Nigerian Army has confirmed an attempt by Boko Haram insurgents to infiltrate Damaturu, capital of Yobe State and cause havoc in the city.
Plateau United are back at the summit of the Nigeria Professional Football League log following a 2-0 win over Dakkada at the New Jos Stadium on Sunday
Paris Saint-Germain defender Thiago Silva has insisted that he and his team-mates are not afraid to face in-form Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland, but heaped praise on the teen sensation.
Alhaji Jibrin Giza, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Works in Nasarawa State was in the early hours of Sunday, abducted by yet to be identified gunmen.
Passengers boarding the Lagos-Ibadan free train rides have expressed excitement at the reliability of the train services, demanding for an increase in coaches so as to have more passengers on board.
Chelsea is set to go all out to sign Paris Saint-Germain target Abdoulaye Doucoure from the Watford at the end of the season.
Agent Mino Raiola has hinted that Paul Pogba could make a return to Juventus in the summer.