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My wife frequently beats me – Divorce-seeking husband tells court

Wed Aug 12th, 2020     Comments

An electronic trader, Gbade Olaniyi, on Wednesday petitioned an Ile-Tuntun Customary Court in Ibadan to dissolved his seven year-old marriage to wife, Olubunmi, because she frequently beats... Read More →

Drivers, Uber speak on 'unclear' new regulations on ride-hailing services in Lagos

Wed Aug 12th, 2020     Comments

The new regulations for ride-hailing operators in Lagos State are getting no love from the people whose activities they aim to regulate. The regulations will come into effect on August 20;... Read More →

US health chief sceptical of Russia's virus vaccine claim

Wed Aug 12th, 2020     Comments

US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar, with US President Donald Trump, speaks on vaccine development on May 15, 2020, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC. (Photo... Read More →

Pound lower as UK mired in record recession

Wed Aug 12th, 2020     Comments

The British pound fell against the dollar and euro on Wednesday as official data showed Britain’s coronavirus-ravaged economy suffering its deepest recession on record. PHOTO: Getty... Read More →

Civilians, soldiers clash leaving 127 dead in South Sudan: army detectors

Wed Aug 12th, 2020     Comments

Clashes between soldiers and civilians during a disarmament exercise in the central South Sudanese town of Tonj have left 127 dead, the army spokesman said Wednesday. Major General Lul Ruai Koang... Read More →

Barcelona COVID-19 case had no contact with Champions League squad

Wed Aug 12th, 2020     Comments

A Barcelona player has tested positive for coronavirus but he has not been in contact with the squad travelling to Lisbon for the Champions League quarter-final against Bayern Munich, the club... Read More →

Trump announces sixth vaccine contract, for 100 mn doses

Wed Aug 12th, 2020     Comments

President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced a $1.5 billion contract with US biotech company Moderna for 100 million doses of an eventual coronavirus vaccine, the sixth such deal reached since... Read More →

Guinea schedules presidential election for October 18

Wed Aug 12th, 2020     Comments

Guinean President Alpha Condé speaks during a press conference at the Élysée Palace in Paris, France, on April 11, 2017. PHOTO: Lionel Bonaventure, AFP Guinea’s... Read More →

Champions League 'Final Eight' kicks off as PSG and Atalanta clash in Lisbon

Wed Aug 12th, 2020     Comments

Four months behind schedule because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Champions League has reached the quarter-final stage with Paris Saint-Germain taking on outsiders Atalanta in Lisbon on... Read More →

Nigeria receives ventilators promised by Trump in April

Wed Aug 12th, 2020     Comments

Nigeria has received 200 ventilators from the United States to help its fight against coronavirus, a promise made by President Donald Trump in April, health officials said Wednesday. PHOTO:... Read More →