Tag Archives: Russia

ICYMI: Nigeria Receives Samples Of COVID-19 Vaccine From Russia

Russian has presented the Nigerian Government with the samples of COVID-19 vaccine in a bid to facilitate the country’s vaccine production. Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire received the samples from Alexey Shebarshin, Russia’s Ambassador to Nigeria during a visit to the Ministry in Abuja on Friday. The Russian Ambassador also handed over to the Ehanire an aide…

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US, UK, Canada Accuse Russia Of Hacking COVID-19 Vaccine Research

Spies from Russia have been accused by the United Kingdom’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) of trying to steal COVID-19 vaccine being developed in laboratories in Oxford and the United States. According to the BBC, security services have warned that Russian spies were targeting organisations trying to develop coronavirus vaccine in the UK, US and Canada.…

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Coronavirus Cases Crosses Over 5 Million With 327,000 Death Toll Worldwide

The novel Coronavirus also known as COVID-19 has infected over five million people across the world, according to data supplied and computed by Worldometers. The global total cases which now stand at 5,090,064 shows the United States of America as the most infected country with 1,578,801 cases. The US is followed by Russia, Spain, Brazil and the UK…

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Russian Instagram Model Jailed For Offering Policemen Threesome As Bribe

A popular Instagram model, Kira Mayer, who offered a threesome to traffic policemen in order to evade arrest has been sentenced to 18 months in jail. According to Russian tabloid, Komsomolskaya Pravda, Mayer faced two charges of use of violence against a representative of the authorities and breach of a driving ban. Mayer pleaded guilty to attacking…

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France Midfielder Nzonzi Joins Roma From Sevilla

France international, Steven Nzonzi, a World Cup winner in Russia, signed a four-year deal with Roma after leaving Sevilla on Tuesday. Roma paid an initial fee of 26.65 million euros (30 million euros) for Nzonzi, who featured in five of France’s seven games at the World Cup, including an appearance off the bench in the 4-2 win over Croatia in…

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75 Out Of 230 Nigerians Stranded In Russia Are Missing, Last Evacuation To Begin

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has revealed that 75 out of 230 stranded Nigerian football fans absconded in Russia after the 2018  World Cup. The ministry’s spokesman, Tope Elias-Fatile, revealed this in Abuja on Wednesday that the fans absconded in spite of government’s efforts to help them return home. He explained that 230 stranded Nigerian…

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Nigeria Leading Africa To A Desired Future – Saraki To Russian Parliament

The President of the Senate Dr Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday, stated that Africa was making a giant push to the future with Nigeria leading the Continent to the desired future. While addressing the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation at the invitation of the Chairperson of the Federation Council, Valentina Matviyenko, Saraki said that Africa’s…

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Britain Expels 23 Russian Diplomats Over Chemical Attack On Ex-Spy

Britain has expelled 23 Russian diplomats in response to a nerve agent attack on a Russian former double agent in southern England, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday, adding it was the biggest single expulsion in over 30 years. May told British parliament that Britain would also freeze Russian state assets wherever there was…

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