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Nigeria Evacuates 324 Nationals From US Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

According to Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, another batch of 324 Nigerians stranded in the United States of America due to the COVID-19 pandemic have been evacuated. The Minister made this known on Saturday via Twitter where he noted that the Nigerian returnees are being expected into the country from Newark Airport, New Jersey. Onyeama…

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Update: Hushpuppi Set To Face Trial In California Over Alleged Fraud

Instagram celebrity, Ramoni Abbas Igbalode, popularly known as Hushpuppi has been transferred to California over his cybercrime allegations, weeks after hiring top Chicago lawyer, Gal Pissetzky as his attorney. Recall that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) accused Hushpuppi of funding his extravagant lifestyle from “hundreds of millions of dollars” from business email compromise frauds and other scams. Hushpuppi…

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COVID-19: Lagos Discharges 42 More Patients, Including 10 Foreigners

The Lagos State Government has confirmed that 42 more people recovered from coronavirus (COVID-19) following successful treatment of the virus. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the state’s incident commander, disclosed this in a statement on Friday. He noted that the recovered patients included 32 Nigerians and 10 foreign nationals, comprising 17 females and 25 males, Sanwo-Olu said the patients were discharged…

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Bollywood Star Aishwarya Rai & Daughter Contract COVID-19, Admitted In Hospital

Bollywood star, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has been admitted to an hospital in Mumbai, India along with her eight-year-old daughter Aaradhya, nearly a week after they tested positive to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Her actor husband Abhishek Bachchan and father-in-law Amitabh Bachchan are already in the same hospital, the highest-profile personalities to have been infected in the country, which…

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US Congressman & Civil Rights Icon, John Lewis, Passes Away At 80

US civil rights champion, John Lewis has passed away on Friday July 18, 2020. The US congressman, aged 80, excelled at what he liked to call “good trouble” — standing up against racial injustice to forge a better nation. The African-American icon marched with Martin Luther King Jr, was nearly beaten to death by police, and later as a sitting congressman…

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ICYMI: NCDC Confirms 600 New COVID-19 Cases As Toll Surpasses 35,000

600 new cases of COVID-19 has been confirmed in the country by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), bringing the toll to 35,454. The health agency revealed the latest figures on Friday night via its official Twitter account, noting that 19 cases were recorded in Lagos and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Lagos remains the epicentre of…

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Personal Assistant Of Gokada CEO, Fahim Saleh Arrested In Gruesome Killing

Tyrese Devon Haspil, the 21-year-old personal assistant of young Bangladeshi entrepreneur, Fahim Saleh who was found decapitated and dismembered in his US residence this week has been arrested. According to The New York times, he is expected to be charged in the horrific killing of the 33-year-old Gokada CEO who was discovered dead on Tuesday afternoon by his…

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COVID-19: India’s Toll Surges Past One Million As Global Crisis Worsens

On Friday July 17, India became the third country in the world to hit the grim milestone of million coronavirus cases, following Brazil and the United States where infections are still on the rise. According to Aljazeera, the virus has killed more than 588,000 people and infected nearly 14 million around the world since first being detected…

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