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Trump Issues Executive Order For US Ban On TikTok And WeChat

President Donald Trump has issued executive orders that would ban the social media apps TikTok and WeChat from conducting business transactions with other US groups in 45 days if they are not sold by their Chinese-owned parent companies.   According to Yahoo News, the orders come after the Trump administration deemed apps from Chinese software companies national…

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Coronavirus: US Exceeds Four Million Cases As Death Toll Continues To Surge

On Thursday, July 23, the United States of America recorded a grim new milestone regarding the coronavirus pandemic as the country’s toll topped four million, the same day, Europe confirmed three million total infections. While EU lawmakers combed through a huge aid package for their economies, the UN called for a basic income for the world’s poorest…

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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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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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Gokada CEO, Fahim Saleh, Gruesomely Murdered In The US

Social media is currently mourning Fahim Saleh, the owner of Nigeria’s motorcycle-hailing company, GoKada, who was found dead in the United States. According to The New York Post, Members of the New York Police Department (NYPD) found his dismembered body his New York apartment around 3:30pm (New York time) on Tuesday July 14. Sources described the killing as…

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US’ COVID-19 Toll Exceed 3 Million As Trump Pushes For Reopening Of Schools

In case you missed it, the United states on Wednesday crossed three million confirmed COVID-19 cases, as President Donald Trump continues to push for the resumption of schools. The novel coronavirus is surging in several southern hotspots of the nation, including Texas, Florida, Louisiana, and Arizona, while it has almost entirely receded from its former epicentre in New York…

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ICYMI: Kanye West Announces He’s Running For US Presidency In 2020

Kanye West on Saturday left the internet in shambles after he announced that he would be running for president in the 2020 US election, an apparent challenge to go head-to-head with the incumbent President Donald Trump. “We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future,” West shared…

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Hushpuppi, Woodberry Finally Extradited To The U.S. Over Alleged Fraud

Alleged Nigerian internet fradusters, Raymond Igbalode Abbas, known as “Hushpuppi” and Olalekan Jacob Ponle aka “Woodberry” has been finally extradited to the United States after being apprehended in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). On Thursday July 2, the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Christopher Wray praised the exceptional efforts exerted by the UAE, represented…

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Nigeria, US, Others To Be Restricted Entry Into Europe From July 1

Ahead of the reopening of Europe’s borders on July 1, Nigeria has been excluded from the list of countries whose travellers could be received into the continent. The European Union Commission released a list of 54 countries that qualified for travel into Europe as the union opens its borders that were shut to contain the spread…

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