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Magu’s Conundrum: I Am Not Involved In Anyway – Osinbajo

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Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has yesterday denied any involvement that has to do with receiving an alleged N4 billion Naira from the embattled and ousted acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu.

Judicial Autonomy: Lawmaker Hail President Buhari, Calls For Similar Move In Education Sector

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The state House of Assembly Member representing Oshodi/Isolo2 state constituency in Lagos State, Mr. Jude Chukwuemeka Idimogu, has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for granting autonomy to state Judiciary and their Legislature counterpart in the country.

Why Governor Wike Is Suddenly Praising President Buhari – Adesina

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The Special Adviser to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has disclosed what prompted Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state to suddenly start praising the President.

Russia Successfully Completes 1st COVID-19 Vaccine Trial

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The Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University in Russian has successfully completed the World's first clinical trials for the COVID-19 vaccine on humans.
The Director of the Institute for Translational Medicine and Biotechnology, Vadim Tarasov said the vaccine was produced by Gamalei Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology on June 18, 2020.

COVID-19 Update: Nigeria Records Fresh 571 New Cases, 16 Deaths

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The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has revealed yesterday that it has recorded an additional 571 new cases of coronavirus with additional 16 new deaths pushing the death toll to 740. With the new cases being on the rise, the Nigerian number of confirmed cases for the coronavirus has been pushed to 32,558 as at yesterday evening. Although careful examination of the pandemic has revealed there is a slight decrease when compared to that recorded on Saturday.

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Africa has disclosed that there are currently 19 potential COVID-19 vaccines at the clinical trial phase. In a statement via their official twitter, the health body said, "South Africa is the first country on the continent to start a clinical trial with the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg testing a vaccine developed by the Oxford Jenner Institute in the United Kingdom. "The South African Ox1Cov-19 Vaccine VIDA-Trial is expected to involve 2000 volunteers aged 18 to 65 years and include some people living with HIV.

CBN Suspends The Importation Of Maize

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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has directed maize dealers to discontinue the processing of Form M for the importation of maize with immediate effect. The apex bank issued this directive on Monday in Abuja through a circular signed by its Director of Trade and Exchange Department, Dr. OzoemenaNnaji.

COVID-19 Palliative: BOI Support The Most Hard-Hit Economic Sectors

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The Bank of Industry (BOI) is gradually reviewing its strategies to ensure that those business enterprises that were hard-hit by the coronavirus lockdown are being supported. Accordingly, the BOI is targeting those in agro-processing, food processing, technology, healthcare, and pharmaceuticals to stimulate economic recovery and growth. During a virtual seminar presentation by, Kayode Pitan, the Managing Director of the bank on “overcoming business challenges presented by the pandemic”, said the move was an additional response to the significant changes in the global and local operating landscape.

Crude Oil Prices Decline As Traders Center On OPEC Meeting

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The prices of crude oil plummeted on Monday morning during the London trading session, as oil traders fixed their attention on an OPEC technical meeting billed to hold on Wednesday. The OPEC meeting is expected to suggest a relief in the control of oil production that has assisted the rally of crude oil prices in recent months.

Just In: Man City Two Years Ban On Champion League lifted

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Manchester City FC will play in the next season champions League following the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has thrown away the two years ban on the club from European football.

'Arsenal Are A Bit Behind Tottenham Spurs Have More Chance Of Top-Four Finish Next Season, Says Merson

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The Gunners are no longer the strongest force in north London, according to their former midfielder
Paul Merson, who has expressed his belief that "Arsenal are a bit behind Tottenham" while admitting Spurs have a better chance of a top-four finish next season.

I Left The National Team Because Of The Distance Between Nigeria And China - Ighalo

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Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo has revealed he is ‘thinking’ about returning to the Nigerian national team. The 30-year-old says he is in regular contact with the Super Eagles coach and hinted he could reverse his decision to end his international career. The forward played a key role as the West Africans qualified for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations after missing the previous two editions in 2015 and 2017.

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In a bid to achieve greater professional efficiency, the Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai has approved the appointments and redeployment of 37 generals and colonels to different formations and units with effect from July 20, 2020.This was disclosed by Sagir Musa, the Acting Director, Public Relations on Tuesday in a statement in Abuja, saying the shake-up was in line with the routine exercise aimed at reinvigorating the system. The posting and appointments include Maj. Gen. Lucky Irabor from Defence Headquarters Department of Training and Operations to Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC), Minna as Commander.

Electric Car and Clean Energy Company, Tesla has cut the price of its Model Y sports utility vehicle by $3,000 in efforts to maintain sales during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is four months after the sports electric SUV was launched to the market.
However, Model Y isn't the first vehicle the company made reductions on. In May 2020, Tesla slashed the price of its Model 3, Model X, and Model S vehicles. According to Reuters, the company released a lesser than expected fall in sales in the second quarter of 2020, indicating good results despite the impact of the pandemic on businesses.

Body Of 'Glee' Actress Naya Rivera Found In Lake

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A body recovered from a lake in California has been identified as the missing 'Glee' star, Naya Rivera, Police said on Monday.
The 33-year-old actress was declared missing on Wednesday last week after her four-year-old son, Josey was found sleeping alone on a boat hours after they went on a boating trip at Lake Piru near Los Angeles.

Following another daily record of COVID-19 cases, President of the United States, Donald Trump finally wore a facemask in public for the first time since the pandemic while he visited veterans at the Walter Reed Military Medical Center outside Washington on Saturday. Trump had in the past said he was not going to wear a face mask in order to stop the speed of the pandemic, mocking rival Joe Biden for wearing a mask. In April, he said, "I don't think I'm going to be doing it, wearing a face mask as I greet presidents, prime ministers, dictators, kings, queens - I just don't see it."