Man City’s Gundogan tests positive for coronavirus

Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan has tested positive for coronavirus, the Premier League club announced on Monday, hours ahead of their first match of the new campaign.The Germany international is now in self-isolation as the club prepare to play Wolves at Molineux.“Ilkay is now observing a 10-day period of self-isolation in accordance with Premier League[...]

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We will replicate Edo election victory in Lagos, says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has expressed determination to replicate the victory recorded in the Edo State Governorship election in Lagos State.This was contained in a press statement by PDP’s spokesperson in Lagos, Taofik Gani.In the statement titled, ‘Edo victory, we are fired up’, Gani said Godwin Obaseki’s victory has strengthened PDP’s determination to win the[...]

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Seven killed in Colombia attack

Seven people were killed and four others injured in an attack in south-western Colombia on Sunday, local media reported.“Seven young people … were massacred with grenades and gunshots,” Senator Temistocles Ortega told broadcaster Caracol.The attack happened in Munchique, in the south-western state of Cauca.“You have no alternatives in Cauca,” Ortega said, adding that those who[...]

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Emmy Awards winners in key categories

Here is a list of the winners in key categories for the 72nd Emmy Awards, which were handed out in Los Angeles on Sunday.HBO’s “Watchmen” led the way with a total of 11 wins at the Emmy Awards, including the prize for best limited series.Cult favorite “Schitt’s Creek” cleaned up in the comedy awards, taking[...]

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WHO endorses protocol for coronavirus herbal medicine trials

The World Health Organization (WHO) endorsed Saturday a protocol for testing African herbal medicines as potential treatments for the coronavirus and other epidemics.Covid-19 has raised the issue of using traditional medicines to battle contemporary diseases, and the endorsement clearly encouraged testing with criteria similar to those used for molecules developed by labs in Asia, Europe[...]

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Uni-Abuja mourns its chancellor, Emir of Zazzau

The Vice-Chancellor of University of Abuja, Gwagwalada, Prof. Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah, has commiserated with the family of Alhaji Shehu Idris CFR, Chancellor of the University, who died on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020 at the age of 84.The Vice-Chancellor in a statement by the Head Information and University Relations, Dr Habib Yakoob, on Sunday in Abuja said:[...]

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I’II announce my next plan soon, says Ize-Iyamu

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has said he will soon announce his next line of action after the declaration of Governor Godwin Obaseki the winner of the Saturday poll.Ize-Iyamu, who trailed the winner with over 84,000 votes, said he was still studying the results and he[...]

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Buhari holds closed-door meeting with Ghanaian President

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday night met behind closed doors with President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.Bashir Ahmad, the President’s Personal Assistant on New Media, confirmed this on his Twitter handle.The presidential aide, who could not elaborate on the agenda of the meeting between the two leaders, however, posted pictures in[...]

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