Saturday, January 23

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Manchester United Say They Can Safely Host 23,500 Fans At Old Trafford
Sport

Manchester United Say They Can Safely Host 23,500 Fans At Old Trafford

Spectators have been barred from games since the league resumed in June after a three-month hiatus due to the pandemic, with fans last present at Old Trafford during United's 2-0 derby victory over Manchester City in March. The U.K. government had hoped to allow limited crowds back into sporting venues from October, but Prime Minister Boris Johnson put those plans on hold last month amid a surge in cases. "We spent around two months working with the government guidelines to... make sure we can have around 23,500 people in this stadium safely social distancing," United's chief operating officer Collette Roche told Sky Sports. "It's quite bemusing to understand why people can gather in other settings such as on an aeroplane or a restaurant, or even in a cinema to watch football,...
New York City Reports no new Coronavirus Deaths in a Single day
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New York City Reports no new Coronavirus Deaths in a Single day

New York City might be seeing a relief in it's battle against the Coronavirus pandemic as it recorded no deaths in a single day for the first time since March. According to preliminary data from the New York City's health department, zero deaths were confirmed within a 24-hour period between Tuesday and Wednesday. The latest figures offer a welcome glimmer of hope following weeks and months that have seen thousands of deaths in America's commercial capital.     New York City's death toll currently stands at 21,752 and even though the death toll did increase by 59 on Wednesday, those deaths had taken place on previous dates rather than in the 24-hour period from Tuesday to Wednesday. The last time New York saw an increase of zero daily deaths was on March...
Buhari Trusts Women More Than Men – Garba Shehu
Politics

Buhari Trusts Women More Than Men – Garba Shehu

Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, has disclosed that his principal trusts women more than men. The Presidential Spokesperson disclosed this while making an appearance in an NTA programme on Friday May 29. When asked if President Buhari would appoint more women in his government, Shehu said; “This is a prayer you are making and I join you in prayer, I support you. I think he should get more women.” “In any case, do you know that all his ministers of finance have been women. “Let me say this, I hope I don’t get myself into trouble. He is more trusted of women than men, because he has given this country… all these years, all the country’s money is in the hands of women and they kept it safely. And they are doing wel...
I Will Go To South Africa If Burna Boy Returns Safely – Teni
Entertainment

I Will Go To South Africa If Burna Boy Returns Safely – Teni

Afro-pop star, Teni The Entertainer, has had a frank talk with a South African fan who requested to know when she would visit the country. The plump singer told the fan on Twitter on Wednesday that she would visit South Africa after Afro-fusion star, Burna Boy, returns from the country. Burna will on November 24 be in Pretoria to perform alongside Jidenna and South African rapper, Kwesta, at the Africa Unite concert. “Hey @TeniEntertainer when are you coming to SA?” the fan asked, Teni replied: “Let Burna boy go and come back first.” Afterwards, Teni clashed with another fan who said that Burna Boy would not be allowed into South Africa without apologising for his comments about the country in September. “You are not the owner of South Africa! It is for all of us. Gbogbo wa la jo ...
Another 136 stranded Nigerians Return from Libya
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Another 136 stranded Nigerians Return from Libya

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received another batch of 136 stranded Nigerians from Libya. The Coordinator, Lagos Territorial Office of NEMA, Alhaji Idris Muhammed, confirmed the development to NAN on Tuesday in Lagos. Muhammed said the Nigerians arrived at the Cargo Wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, at 11.50pm on Monday aboard a chartered Al Buraq Air aircraft with registration number DMG-MJI. According to him, they were brought back by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and European Union under the Assisted Voluntary Returnees (AVR) Programme. He said: “The returnees are made up of 59 adult females, four female children and five female infants. “Also, there are 63 adult males, two male children ...