Russia successfully completes world’s 1st COVID-19 vaccine trial

Russia has successfully carried out a human trial of COVID-19 vaccine. Vadim Tarasov, the Director of the Institute for Translational Medicine and Biotechnology in Russia, said the world’s first COVID-19 vaccine test was carried out by the Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University. READ ALSO: China to make COVID-19 vaccine a global public good Speaking with the country’s media platform,…

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ECOWAS orders FG to repeal provision in cybercrime law

The ECOWAS Court of Justice, Abuja, on Friday, ordered the Nigerian government to repeal or amend the provision of its cybercrimes law which violates citizens’ right of expression. A civil society organisation, Laws and Rights Awareness Initiative, had in a suit marked ECW/CCJ/APP/53/18 and filed by its counsel, Mr. Chukwudi Ajaegbo, on November 6, 2018, claimed that its members’ freedom…

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How Lebanese Ambassador walked out on reps

How Lebanese Ambassador walked out on reps

Lebanese ambassador of Nigeria, Mr. Houssam Diab, on Thursday, walked out on the House of Representatives reps Committee on Diaspora Affairs. Mr. Diab was summoned by the House Committee headed by Rep. Tolulope Akande-Shadipe, to respond to questions on the maltreatment of Nigerians in Lebanon, especially one Temitope Arowolo. Read also: NDDC: 80bn Financial Misappropriation Unacceptable – Lawan But as…

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US: Kanye West announces presidential ambition

Kanye Omari West popularly known as Kanye West on Saturday said that he is running for US president via his Twitter handle. West is an an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, composer, entrepreneur and fashion designer.  “We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president…

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FRAUD: Hushpuppi to face 20 years imprisonment – US

A Nigerian citizen living in Dubai, popularly known as Hushpuppi, who flaunted his extravagant lifestyle on social media on Friday appeared in a US court to face criminal charges, the US Justice Department announced. Hushpuppi was alleged to have conspired to launder hundreds of millions of dollars from business email compromise (BEC) frauds and other scams, including schemes targeting a…

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HEALTH: Wonderful benefits of Vitamin E

The benefits of vitamin E for skin and hair are quite famous. The vitamin can offer you several amazing health benefits. Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant that is good for your vision, brain, heart health and reproductive health too as well. Vitamin E supplements are commonly used. These have also become a part of skincare routine because of the…

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WHO laments on Swine Flu Virus found in China

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said it will “read carefully” a Chinese study on a new swine flu Virus, which researchers noted to have a pandemic Potential. A spokesman said the emergence of the virus, detected in pigs at a slaughterhouse in China, showed the world must remain on guard for new diseases even as it continues to tackle the Covid-19 Global…

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New virus with ‘Pandemic Potential detected in Chinese pigs

A new flu virus which has a Pandemic Potential to infect humans, has been identified in pigs around China but experts say that the virus is not an “immediate threat”. A seven-year study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences discovered a new H1N1 influenza virus in pigs in China called G4 EA H1N1. Researchers from China and the…

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Iran issues arrest warrant for US President Trump

Iran has issued an arrest warrant for US President Donald Trump and dozens of others for their role in the assassination of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani at the beginning of the year. The Iran Capital, Tehran has requested the help of Interpol in securing the arrest of the US President Donald Trump and others. Iranian prosecutor Ali Alqaismehr made the remarks during…

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