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Beijing Reports Dozens of new COVID-19 Cases Amid Fears of a Second Wave
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Beijing Reports Dozens of new COVID-19 Cases Amid Fears of a Second Wave

Beijing has recorded 36 new locally-transmitted Coronavirus cases, amid fears of a second wave in the Chinese capital. Officials said on Monday June 15, that they traced the cases to a major wholesale food market after almost two infection-free months. Another 36 cases were also recorded on Saturday. The country's Vice Premier Sun Chunlan called on officials to take "decisive measures", warning that the risk of further spread remained high. The general manager of the market has been dismissed, along with other local officials. Three other provinces, Liaoning, Hebei, and Sichuan have also reported confirmed or suspected cases connected to Beijing. According to China's National Health Commission, Beijing recorded one new virus case on Thursday and six on Friday.  On Saturd...
Popular Delta Baker Achiki Dies in Fatal Accident
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Popular Delta Baker Achiki Dies in Fatal Accident

Popular Delta baker, Achiki Okoacha, has lost her life in a fatal accident along the Agbor-Asaba express road. According to reports surrounding her demise, Achiki who was in the company of her friend, Jenny, was returning from Asaba where she had gone to deliver a cake. The late baker was moments before her death seen in a Snapchat video made by her friend Jenny, who is said to be currently in coma at the hospital. The snapchat video shows Achiki driving her white Venza car, while Jenny made a video as Mayorkun’s ‘Of Lagos‘ played in the background. In other news, Nigerian singer Davido was also involved in an accident as photos of him walking with the aid of crutches surfaced on social media. An Instagram user identified as @prince_ii shared series of pictures from ...
Coronavirus: State House coverage restricted to 13 media houses by Presidency
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Coronavirus: State House coverage restricted to 13 media houses by Presidency

Coverageof the state house has been restricted to only 13 media houses as confirmed in a statement released by the Director of Information at the State House, Mr Attah Esa. The Presidency maintained that it scaled down the number of media house covering meetings at the villa in compliance with the “social distancing” rule and ban on public gathering of more than 50 people. The order which came after top Presidential officials tested positive for coronavirus, will be effected until further notice. 13 media houses granted access to the villa are; Deutsche Welle, NTA, Channels TV, TVC, FRCN, VON, NAN, The Sun, ThisDay, Leadership, Daily Trust, The Guardian and Vanguard. It is speculated that the new directive might lead to gradual shutting down of the state house except for es...
85-year-old Woman Jumps to Her Death in Anambra
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85-year-old Woman Jumps to Her Death in Anambra

An Eighty-five-year old woman identified as Ilione Victoria, has died after she allegedly jumped from the balcony of an apartment on the 3rd floor of a four storey building where she stayed with her daughter at No 18 Ilodibe Street, Awada, Anambra state on Tuesday March 17th. A statement released by SP Haruna Mohammed, the spokesperson of the state police command, says the octogenarian was battling with mental illness and had her movement restricted. She was at home with her care giver, one Judith Amumuche aged 32yrs at the time of the alleged incident. Mohammed said that before the arrival of the police, one Ikediaso Benedicta of 3-3 Housing Estate, Onitsha, who is said to be victim's daughter reportedly took the corpse away to an unknown destination but blood stains were observ...
Fake Soldier and Policeman Arrested for Using ‘Uniforms’ to Scout for Passengers on Restricted Routes in Lagos
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Fake Soldier and Policeman Arrested for Using ‘Uniforms’ to Scout for Passengers on Restricted Routes in Lagos

Two suspects have been arrested for impersonating security operatives at Oshodi by officials of the Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Taskforce). Monday Job was accused of impersonating a Police Officer and using his commercial motorcycle to scout for passengers on restricted routes, while Rasak Oloyede who presented himself as an Army Officer was accused of using his commercial bus for fraudulent acts along Lagos-Abeokuta expressway. Chairman of the Agency, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi said the suspects confessed to impersonating security operatives to avoid being accosted by genuine security officers on monitoring duties or patrol. Egbeyemi said; “Intelligence reports revealed that some dubious-minded motorcyclists are now using fake Nigerian Arm...
‘Cooking is Not Restricted to a Gender, Guys Learn how to Cook’ – Toke Makinwa Says
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‘Cooking is Not Restricted to a Gender, Guys Learn how to Cook’ – Toke Makinwa Says

  Media personality, Toke Makinwa, who believes cooking shouldn't be restricted to a gender want men to learn how to cook and not base the 'entirety of picking a life partner' on their belly. She wrote on Twitter:  'Cooking is not restricted to a gender, guys learn how to cook so you don’t base the entirety of picking a life partner on your belly, if you don’t want to, make enough to hire a chef. Life is too short to be triggered all the time.'
Viral Photos of a man whose wife allegedly Poured hot Water on Because She Found out he has a side chic
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Viral Photos of a man whose wife allegedly Poured hot Water on Because She Found out he has a side chic

Domestic violence meted out on husbands by wives is on the rise and it appears this menace is not restricted to Nigeria alone. Photos of a Kenyan man whose back, neck, and chest were scalded with hot water has been shared online and according to reports, his wife is responsible for his injuries According to Facebook users, the man and his wife live in Nyeri in Kenya. Unconfirmed reports claim the woman allegedly discovered that her husband had a side chic so she poured hot water on him in anger. Photos of the shirtless man standing in a hospital ward have been shared by multiple Facebook users. See them below.  
Trump Finally Adds Nigeria To His Restricted Travel list – NY Times
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Trump Finally Adds Nigeria To His Restricted Travel list – NY Times

President Trump adds Africa’s biggest country, Nigeria, as well as Myanmar, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Sudan and Tanzania, to his restricted travel list. The Trump administration on Friday added six countries to the nations facing stringent travel restrictions, virtually blocking immigration from Africa’s most populous nation, Nigeria, and from Myanmar, where refugees are fleeing genocide. Beside Nigeria, varying degrees of restrictions will hit three other African countries, Eritrea, Sudan and Tanzania, and one former Soviet state, Kyrgyzstan. Myanmar’s Muslim Rohingya could also be caught in the crossfire. The total number of countries on the restricted travel list now stands at 13. Immigrant visas, issued mostly to foreigners intending to live in the United States, will be banned fro...
Officials Evacuate Three Buildings After Balogun Market Fire
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Officials Evacuate Three Buildings After Balogun Market Fire

Emergency officials have begun to evacuate the affected buildings following the fire outbreak at the popular Balogun market in Lagos. The incident which occurred on Wednesday affected eight buildings while three structures have caved in so far. On Thursday, firefighters also continued the operation to stop the spread of inferno at the market. While the operation was ongoing, traders were restricted from the site of the incident. See the photos below:
Lagos State Government Bans Okadas, Tricyles and Others  From Operating in Parts of the State
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Lagos State Government Bans Okadas, Tricyles and Others From Operating in Parts of the State

The Lagos State Government has banned the activities of motorcycle riders popularly known as Okada riders and tricycle riders in six Local Government Areas (LGAs), nine Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) and 10 major highways across the State. Also banned are ride hailing services, OPay and GOkada. The state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, who made the announcement at the State House in Alausa, said the measures were taken by the Government in response to “scary figures” of fatal accidents recorded from operations of Okada and tricycles in the State between 2016 and 2019. Omotoso said the lack of regard for the Lagos Traffic Laws by the Okada and tricycle riders had resulted in preventable loss of lives, adding that their impermissible movements on re...
LASG Debunks List Of Restricted Routes For Keke Marwa And Okadas
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LASG Debunks List Of Restricted Routes For Keke Marwa And Okadas

The Lagos State Government has not taken a definite action on the operations of commercial motorcycles (Okada) and tricycles, popularly known as Keke Marwa on some routes across the State. A statement signed by Gbenga Omotoso, Commissioner for Information and Strategy and made available to OpenLife says contrary to the news in circulation on the list of restricted areas, especially on the social media, purporting that the government has banned Okada and Keke Marwa on some routes, the government declared that no such action has been taken, adding that the list is false and unofficial. It should be disregarded. According to the state government, a definite position on the issue will soon be made public through the official media channels of the government. Commissioner for Infor...
Everton announce signing of £10m Delph from Man City
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Everton announce signing of £10m Delph from Man City

The England international has joined the Merseysiders on three-year deal Everton have confirmed the signing of Manchester City midfielder Fabian Delph, for a fee believed to be around £8.5 million ($11m), which could rise to £10m ($12m). The 29-year-old has penned a three-year deal with the Toffees and hopes to enjoy more playing time with his new employers than he did in Manchester. Having been a key figure during City’s 100-point campaign in 2017/18, the England international was restricted to just 11 Premier League appearances for Pep Guardiola’s side last season, with only one in 2019 after falling behind Oleksandr Zinchenko and Benjamin Mendy in the pecking order for a starting berth at left-back.
Fake Election Observer Arrested With Ballot Papers in Jigawa
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Fake Election Observer Arrested With Ballot Papers in Jigawa

A fake domestic election observer, was yesterday arrested by the police in Jigawa state. The suspect was arrested with ballot papers and cash. The suspect identified as, Mansur Ahmed, was arrested along Birnin Kudu to Chiyeku Road, in Jigawa State, with sensitive customised as well as face caps and jackets bearing the inscription: ‘Domestic Election Observer’. Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) tags, two vehicle plate numbers, chunk of money and ballot papers in his possession. According to Auwal D. Sankara (Fica), Special Assistant to the Executive Governor of Jigawa State on New Media, the suspect was caught during the police raid with the sensitive materials which he held in order to gain easy access to restricted areas meant for personnel with due accreditation. ...
Lagos APC Campaign Rally: 18 Roads Will Be Restricted For Movement On Saturday
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Lagos APC Campaign Rally: 18 Roads Will Be Restricted For Movement On Saturday

The Lagos State Government has restricted movement on 18 major roads across the state for President Buhari’s campaign on Saturday at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Surulere. The former Minister of State for Defence and Chairman, Transport Committee on President Buhari’s Campaign visit to Lagos State, Demola Seriki, told journalists at a press conference in Ikeja on Wednesday that the restriction was necessary as Buhari would lead other All Progressives Congress members to seek Lagosians’ votes in the general elections. He said movement would be diverted on the roads so that motorists and commuters would not be left stranded. He listed the affected areas as the Stadium (Teslim Balogun and National stadium) in and out; Funsho Williams Avenue, Surulere, Lawanson/Itire /Tejuosho Road,...