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U.S. pays Moderna Inc COVID-19 vaccine developer another $472m

The U.S. government’s Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) has paid Moderna Inc an additional $472 million to support the development of its novel coronavirus vaccine. The U.S.-based drug maker said the additional funding will support its late-stage clinical development including the expanded Phase 3 study of Moderna’s vaccine candidate. In April, Moderna had […]

Entertainment

Why I forgave my ex-husband Olakunle Churchill – Tonto Dikeh

Tonto Dikeh has revealed that she has forgiven her ex-husband, Olakunle Churchill, for the sake of their child, King Andre. The actress made this known in an interview with Dele Momodu on Sunday. Tonto made the statement while speaking about forgiveness, she said; “A man I love and respect always, talked to me about forgiveness […]

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UK announces plans to battle obesity time bomb

Britain on Monday announced plans to tackle the “obesity time bomb,” with a potpourri of measures, including ban on adverts for junk food before 9pm. Other measures are the cancellation of “buy one get one free” deals on such foods and flagging calories on menus of large restaurants. In addition government will arrange a consultation […]

Naija News

EFCC: I’ll now fight back publicly – Ibrahim Magu declares

Ibrahim Magu, the suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has declared that he will no longer hide but was now ready to fight back at orchestrated attacks against his person. Magu said he will henceforth reply to all the allegations against him in public. This was contained in a statement […]

Naija News

How to crash Naira exchange rate – BDC President, Gwadabe

The Association of Bureau De Change Operators of Nigeria (ABCON) says reopening of the BDC window would crash the spike in Naira exchange rate. The President, Aminu Gwadabe, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). He suggested the immediate reopening “for school fees payments pending when the international Air travels […]

Naija News

Akpabio names federal lawmakers involved in NDDC contracts [Full list]

The list containing names of Senators and House of Representatives members involved in the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, contracts has surfaced. The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio submitted the names to the National Assembly committees probing the activities of the commission last Thursday. The list was part of a letter the Minister […]

Naija News

Killings: Visit Katsina, Kaduna, Borno – PDP challenges Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to visit troubled States in Nigeria. PDP said Buhari should visit Katsina, Kaduna, Borno and States affected by Boko Haram, bandits, kidnappers, and herdsmen. The opposition party made the call while faulting Buhari’s one day trip to Mali. Buhari had traveled to Mali on […]

Entertainment

I Switched Off My Phone After Naira Marley Promised Me N1m –Jude Chukwuka

  Earlier this month, veteran actor, Jude Chukwuka made the rounds on social media after a video of him singing one of Naira Marley’s hit tracks got the attention of the singer. In reaction, the ‘Jo Soapy’ crooner pledged the sum of one million naira as appreciation for being a fan. Jude Chukwuka granted an […]

Entertainment

Kanye West apologizes to Kim Kardashian after his public rant about their ‘private matter’.

  Kanye West has taken to micro-blogging website, twitter to apologize to his wife Kim Kardashian for ‘going public’ with their ‘private matter. The 43-year-old dominated news headlines last week after he revealed on twitter that he had been planning to divorce her ever since she met with Meek Mill at a Hotel for Prison reform. The […]

Entertainment

Actor, Timini and girlfriend unfollow each other on Instagram.

  Nollywood actor, Timini Egbuson and his girlfriend Lydia have been the topic of discussion after they unfollowed each other on IG. The award winning Nigerian actor and gentleman, recently came under serious heat on social media after it was reported that he’s allegedly dating a 19 year old beauty. Timini fueled the dating rumours […]

Entertainment

Nigerian singer, Seunfunmi Stephen, recounts how her hubby died during a crossfire

  Nigerian singer, Seunfunmi Stephen, has shared the sad story of how her husband, Patrick Stephen, died during a crossfire between armed robbers and police officers in Lagos state. Patrick, a graduate of Marine Science from the University of Lagos, was killed by a stray bullet from armed robbers who were trying to hijack a […]

Foreign hub

China successfully test-runs world’s largest amphibious aircraft

China’s locally developed AG600 the world’s largest amphibious aircraft succeeded in its maiden flight over sea on Sunday morning in Qingdao, east China’s Shandong Province. According to its developer the aircraft took off from the sea off Qingdao at 10:18 a.m.. It completed the test flight after flying for about 31 minutes, said state-owned plane-maker […]

football sports

United secure Champions League spot after win at Leicester

Manchester United best Leicester City 2-0 to secure a place in the Champions League on premier league last day. Leicester, playing at home needed victory to make the Champions League sport, but they fumbled at the at King Power Stadium. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side needed a point from this decisive final-day meeting to confirm a […]