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Turkey’s Karadeniz Holding cut off the electricity it supplies to Lebanon, citing unpaid debts and a legal threat to its assets, Reuters reported on Friday.
Indian coronavirus infections and deaths held close to record daily highs on Monday, increasing calls for the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to lock down the world’s second-most populous country.
Kano State government has said that it would not hesitate to shut down more boarding schools if the state of insecurity across the country, especially in some of its neighboring states, worsens.
One of the largest pipelines in the US has been taken offline by its operator following a cyberattack. First reported by the New York Times, Colonial Pipeline, which carries 45 percent of the fuel supplies for the eastern US, said in a statement late Friday that it took “certain systems offline to contain the threat, which has temporarily halted all pipeline operations and affected some of our IT systems.”
According to Daily Beast, private jets, often used primarily by Bollywood glitterati and business moguls who left weeks ago, are now being booked by the middle class who are spending their life savings to save their lives.
India's health ministry reported 4,187 fatalities over the past 24 hours, taking the overall death toll to just under 240,000. Cases rose by 401,078, increasing the total since the start of the pandemic to 21.9 million.
The Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry Enugu, Nigeria (AMEN) Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka, has attacked his own constituency, The Catholic Church, accusing the leadership of the Catholic diocese of Enugu of wanting to shutdown his ministry.
India's coronavirus deaths rose by a record 3,780 during the last 24 hours, a day after it became the second country to cross the grim milestone of 20 million infections after the United states.
In the letter addressed to Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) and Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO), Apple said “Parler has proposed updates to its app and the app’s content moderation practices” that would bring the app into compliance with the App Store’s rules. Now, Parler is allowed to return once it reintroduces the app to the store.
The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has directed its branch chairmen nationwide to lead “visits” to government houses in their states over the 36 governors’ alleged unwillingness to implement judiciary’s financial autonomy.
After a meeting with the executive secretary of NSC, Barr. Hassan Bello, yesterday in his office, the president general of MWUN, Com. Adewale Adeyanju, warned other multinational companies in the maritime sector to desist from bringing in expatriates from Benin Republic, Ghana and other West African countries to takeover jobs meant for Nigerians.
The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) says it has suspended it proposed strike over Chevron Nigeria Limited’s plan (CNL) to lay off 600 workers at the Agbami Offshore Oilfield in Bayelsa.
The minister of Youth and sports development, Chief Sunday Dare, said the ongoing Edo 2020 National Sports Festival in Benin City has rekindled Nigerian youths hope for a better tomorrow, saying he sees a lot of young people who have future in sports.
Yahoo Answers, one of the longest-running and most storied web Q&A platforms in the history of the internet, is shutting down on May 4th. That’s the day the Yahoo Answers website will start redirecting to the Yahoo homepage, and all of the platform’s archives will apparently cease to exist. The platform has been operating since 2005.
India's worst-hit state ramped up its coronavirus restrictions as nationwide the daily infections exceeded 100,000 for the first time on Monday.
The Kwara command of the Nigeria Police Force has deployed some of its personnel to the Ilorin branch of Shoprite, a South African store operating across cities, over continued protests by staff of the grocery shop.
People in Myanmar opposed to the military junta marched, observed strikes and scrambled to overcome a shutdown of the internet on Friday, undaunted by the generals’ bloody suppression of protests during the past two months.
One of the most disconsolately heart-rending sports news from last year was the sudden passing away of Kobe Bryant, the American professional basketball player, the shooting guard, who spent his entire 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
No fewer than 25 rape cases were recorded in Enugu State from January to March 2021, the Centre Manager, Tamar Sexual Assault Referral Centre (Tamar SARC), Mrs Evelyn Onah, said.
A 70 year old man, Micheal Omolayo, suspected to be a ritualist has been arrested in Akure, the Ondo State capital for allegedly packing human hair in large quantity at a barber’s shop.
The United Nations’ Secretary-General, António Guterres, has urged all parties involved in the escalating violence in Gaza to halt further hostilities.
The Jigawa State Governor Alhaji Muhammadu Badaru Abubakar has given pardon to 17 convicted persons based on the recommendation of the State Committee on Prerogative of Mercy under the leadership of Dr Aisha Warshu Haruna (Mrs.)
Manchester City have been crowned 2020-21 Premier League champions, our third title success in the last four years.
The 24-year-old dominates the nine-goal shortlist as his efforts against West Ham United, West Bromwich Albion and Crystal Palace are up for the monthly accolade.
The Peoples Democratic Party says the failed robbery attack in Aso Rock on Monday shows that President Muhammadu Buhari, lacked the capacity to secure Nigeria.
The English top-flight sought and secured government approval in principle to roll over its existing rights agreement with Sky Sports, BT Sport, Amazon Prime Video and BBC Sport.
The Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Pauline Tallen, has described the demise of Aisha Jummai Al-Hassan as a monumental loss to the nation.