Trump criticizes Birx for the first time after she issues coronavirus warnings

US President Donald Trump criticized Dr. Deborah Birx in a Monday tweet after she warned the pandemic is “extraordinarily widespread” in the US.While Trump and other top White House officials have publicly attacked Dr. Anthony Fauci, the tweet marked the first time Birx, the coordinator of the White House coronavirus task force, publicly drew Trump’s ire.The dust-up comes as the country continues to be ravaged … Continue reading Trump criticizes Birx for the first time after she issues coronavirus warnings

PDP Berates APC For Defending the Mortgaging of Nigeria’s Sovereignty

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the attempt by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to trivialize the mortgaging of the nation by raising frivolous allegations against the PDP validates APC’s complicity in the pawning of our country to foreign interests. The party holds that APC’s jaundiced reaction to the attempt to send a future generation of Nigerians to China on slavery shows that the APC … Continue reading PDP Berates APC For Defending the Mortgaging of Nigeria’s Sovereignty

Retail Giant Shoprite Announces Decision To Leave Nigeria following approaches from potential investors

South African retail giant Shoprite has announced it is leaving Nigeria 15 years after it began operation in Africa’s most populous country.In a statement on Monday, the Cape Town-based retailer said it has commenced a formal process to consider the potential sale of all or a majority stake in its supermarkets in Nigeria.The company said the results for the year do not reflect any of … Continue reading Retail Giant Shoprite Announces Decision To Leave Nigeria following approaches from potential investors

Astronauts splash down aboard SpaceX capsule off Florida

Two US astronauts hit the water safely aboard a Dragon capsule off Florida, marking NASA’s first splashdown landing in decades. The capsule was developed by private firm SpaceX, owned by tech billionaire Elon Musk. Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley landed safely aboard a SpaceX Dragon capsule in the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday after a two-month stay at the International Space Station.NASA✔@NASA “Thanks for flying @SpaceX.” … Continue reading Astronauts splash down aboard SpaceX capsule off Florida

CNPP asks Amaechi to step aside over alleged $5.3bn Chinese loans for sovereignty saga

The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has demanded that the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi immediately steps aside while the probe of the alleged lethal clauses in Article 8(1) of the commercial loan agreement signed between Nigeria and Export-Import Bank of China which allegedly “wills the sovereignty of Nigeria” in the $400 million loan for the Nigeria National Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Infrastructure … Continue reading CNPP asks Amaechi to step aside over alleged $5.3bn Chinese loans for sovereignty saga

Minnesota AG: Justice Dept. must investigate white supremacists

Minneapolis police have linked the ‘umbrella man’ who damaged a business during the George Floyd protests to a white supremacist group. In conversation with host Jonathan Capehart, Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison calls on the Justice Department and other federal agencies to do more investigation of white nationalist organizations, which have ‘been able to flourish’ in his estimation, due to what Ellison sees as a … Continue reading Minnesota AG: Justice Dept. must investigate white supremacists

My message to every Arsenal supporter – Arteta

Mikel Arteta had a clear message for the Arsenal fans after lifting the Emirates FA Cup: enjoy this moment – and it’s only the start! Our head coach collected his first trophy in charge, and paid tribute to our supporters around the world. “It’s a great start!” he said. “Thank you so much for being so supportive all the time and for the reception I got … Continue reading My message to every Arsenal supporter – Arteta

NNPC faults firm’s $125m claim over crude oil stored in China

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has faulted the claim by a firm, Samano Sa De Cv and its officials – Ramirez and Jose Salazar Tinajero – that they were entitled to $125million as compensation for providing information about some 48 million barrels of crude oil allegedly stolen from Nigeria and stored in China since 2015. NNPC said the claim by Samao and its officials … Continue reading NNPC faults firm’s $125m claim over crude oil stored in China

We Just Didn’t Perform Well Enough To Win A Final – Lampard

Frank Lampard accepted the Blues didn’t do enough to win today’s FA Cup final and the boss also bemoaned our misfortune with injuries before and during the game. From the moment Christian Pulisic impressively put us ahead with just five minutes on the clock, not a great deal went right for Chelsea. A brace from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang turned the contest around, Cesar Azpilicueta, Pulisic and Pedro … Continue reading We Just Didn’t Perform Well Enough To Win A Final – Lampard

Arsenal 2-1 Chelsea: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang double guides Gunners to FA Cup final win

Skipper Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored twice as Arsenal defeated Chelsea 2-1 to win their record-extending 14th FA Cup at Wembley. And they booked their spot in the next season’s UEFA Europa League. Christian Pulisic had given Chelsea the dream start, but the Blues’ unravelled after Aubameyang was brought down by Cesar Azpilicueta inside the area and converted the resulting penalty. A brilliant finish from Aubameyang 23 … Continue reading Arsenal 2-1 Chelsea: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang double guides Gunners to FA Cup final win