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First man cured of HIV dies of cancer: charity

Wed Sep 30th, 2020     Comments

This handout photo obtained September 27, 2020 courtesy of Michael Louella shows Timothy Ray Brown in home hospice with his partner, Tim Hoeffgen(L) on August 8, 2020 in Palm Springs, California.... Read More →

NERC suspends electricity tariff hike for 2 weeks

Wed Sep 30th, 2020     Comments

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission(NERC) has ordered the 11 Electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOs) to suspend the Sept. 1 tariff increase for 14 days. The commission’s... Read More →

Biden faces down raging Trump in chaotic debate

Wed Sep 30th, 2020     Comments

Democrat Joe Biden told a raging President Donald Trump to “shut up” in a chaotic opening debate that turned almost immediately into a shouting match weeks ahead of the most tense US... Read More →

Kuwait swears in new emir after death of ruler

Wed Sep 30th, 2020     Comments

Kuwait on Wednesday swore in its new emir, Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, and prepared to receive the body of his half-brother, the late ruler Sheikh Sabah who died in the US at the age of... Read More →

Nigeria records no COVID-19-related death in 24-hours, as cases reach 58,647

Wed Sep 30th, 2020     Comments

PHOTO: TWITTER/NCDC The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says no death was recorded in the last 24-hours, as the country recorded 187 new cases of COVID-19 in 12 states and the Federal... Read More →

Mourinho bemoans 'dangerous' schedule as Spurs see off Chelsea

Wed Sep 30th, 2020     Comments

Jose Mourinho believes players are being put in danger by the football authorities after Tottenham beat Chelsea 5-4 on penalties to progress to the quarter-finals of the League Cup after a 1-1... Read More →

UK economy shrinks 19.8% in Q2

Wed Sep 30th, 2020     Comments

Britain’s economy shrank by a record 19.8 percent in the second quarter, entering recession on the coronavirus lockdown, but the contraction was less severe than first thought, official... Read More →

Illicit transfers hit N103tr in 15 years

Wed Sep 30th, 2020     Comments

As admitted by President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria is struggling with illicit financial flows (IFF) as successive budgets suffer setbacks in the last 15 years. Judging by the current exchange... Read More →

Stakeholders canvass overhaul of labour unions, activism

Wed Sep 30th, 2020     Comments

Stakeholders have advocated an overhaul of labour unionism and activism in Nigeria, insisting that their approach to critical state matters were dated, especially in the way they handled... Read More →

New test kits raise hope for COVID-19 fight

Wed Sep 30th, 2020     Comments

Nigeria can now reach its target of testing more than 10 million residents for coronavirus (COVID-19) with a World Health Organisation (WHO)-approved on-the-spot coronavirus test that costs $5... Read More →