Ayushmann Khurrana makes it to Time's 100 most Influential People Of 2020; Deepika Padukone pens touching tribute
Ayushmann Khurrana makes it to Time's 100 most Influential People Of 2020; Deepika Padukone pens touching tribute - Ayushmann Khurrana honoured to be a part of TIME's list of the 100 Most Influential People in the world.
NCDC announces 176 new COVID-19 cases in Nigeria – The Sun Nigeria
(Abujah Racheal, NAN)The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 176 new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) infections in the country.The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on Wednesday.According to the agency, the new infection takes the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 57,437.The NCDC said that the new cases were reported from 14 states of the federation.
Trump Criticizes China for Covid-19 Response in United Nations Speech
President Donald Trump, who prefers speaking to boisterous crowds, is set to give a prerecorded address to the U.N. General Assembly as he grapples with the coronavirus pandemic, chilly relations between the U.S. and China and ongoing threats from North Korea and Iran — all during a heated campaign for reelection.
Mali appoints ex-defence minister as transition leader
The junta that overthrew Mali’s president last month said Monday that former defense minister and retired Col. Maj. Bah N’Daw will be the president during the transition period.Bah N’Daw was appointed by a 30-person panel set up by the National Committee for the Salvation of the People (CNSP), the junta that has ruled Mali since soldiers overthrew President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita on Aug. 18.CNSP chief Col.
NDDC promises to pay outstanding fees of stranded UK students
The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) says it will soon verify and pay all outstanding fees owed students under its foreign scholarship programme.The post NDDC promises to pay outstanding fees of stranded UK students appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.
Zimbabwe's outspoken opposition lawmaker Job Sikhala released on bail
A Zimbabwean court has freed on bail an outspoken opposition leader and lawmaker a month after he was arrested for promoting anti-government protests.
National Water Bill not RUGA replacement, has no hidden agenda ― FG
…Individual boreholes not affected…River banks not included…Opposition to bill borne out of ignoranceLai MohammedBy Soni Daniel, Emma Ujah & Gabriel EwepuThe Federal government has refuted allegations that the National Water Bill would cede large swathe of land along river banks to herdsmen, saying that there is no hidden agenda behind the Bill.The Minister of Information and culture, Alh.
AfCFTA must be backed by adequate policies, implementation – Lawan
By Henry Umoru, AbujaPresident of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, has said that for the African Continental Free Trade Agreement to grow to its expectations, there was the urgent need for it to be backed by requisite legal frameworks, right policies, and robust implementation.
Ogun pensioners protest, demand immediate payment of gratuities
Pensioners in Ogun State on Tuesday demanded immediate payment of gratuities of State and Local Government retirees from 2014 and 2011 to date.The post Ogun pensioners protest, demand immediate payment of gratuities appeared first on TODAY.
TUC to join NLC in nationwide strike – The Sun Nigeria
Benjamin Babine, AbujaThe Trade Union Congress (TUC) of Nigeria has on Tuesday disclosed that it will join the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and other the Civil Society allies to execute the nationwide strike which is to commence on the 28th of September.
Angola detains ex-president’s son-in-law on graft claims
Angolan state prosecutors on Tuesday arrested a businessman with close links to ex-president Jose Eduardo dos Santos over corruption claims, amid an anti-graft drive largely aimed at the former regime.The post Angola detains ex-president’s son-in-law on graft claims appeared first on TODAY.
NUC directs universities to conclude resumption arrangements as Nigerian government gives nod
The National Universities Commission has directed Universities to conclude arrangements for their reopening following the decline in the number of Coronavirus Disease cases in Nigeria.The post NUC directs universities to conclude resumption arrangements as Nigerian government gives nod appeared first on TODAY.