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  • The Race Towards Discovering New, Effective Therapies Against Covid-19 – Nigerian Observer

    The Race Towards Discovering New, Effective Therapies Against Covid-19

    At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) approved four promising therapies for large-scale clinical trials across the globe against COVID-19. These four therapies were, the anti-malarial drugs, Chloroquine/Hydroxychloroquine, Remdesivir, Lopinavir/Ritonavir (HIV drugs) and Interferon-beta (an immune system messenger that can cripple viruses). Over the past few months, several other therapies […] More

  • NYC Mayor de Blasio says Gov. Cuomo owes NYPD an apology

    NYC Mayor de Blasio says Gov. Cuomo owes NYPD an apology

    “I think he owes an apology to 36,000 hardworking men and women who have been putting their lives on the line for all of us,” the mayor said. “The important point here, is he dishonored the men and women of the NYPD in an absolutely inappropriate way for any leader to do. Any elected official […] More

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    Planet Berlin: Thai home cooking

    Former model Dalad Kambhu reinterprets Thai cuisine in her Kin Dee restaurant – with vegetables from the Berlin area. Between Thailand and Brandenburg There are countless Thai snacks in Berlin. And yet there is no real understanding of the fine cuisine of Thailand, which is one of the best in the world. Dalad Kambhu reinterprets Thai recipes […] More

  • Tullow cites success as trucking of oil from Turkana to Mombasa ends

    Tullow cites success as trucking of oil from Turkana to Mombasa ends

    The contract for the Early Oil Pilot Scheme (EOPS) has expired after two years of disruptions and just one sale of the crude in the international market. Tullow Kenya with its joint venture partners – Total and Africa Oil – on Tuesday confirmed the end of the contract, adding that EOPS has served its purpose. […] More

  • UK Prime Minister to host Global Vaccine Summit

    UK Prime Minister to host Global Vaccine Summit

    UNITED Kingdom (UK) Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tomorrow host the Global Vaccine Summit, bringing together leaders from around the world at a virtual event to pledge their support to Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. A statement issued by Press & Public Affairs Officer, British Deputy High Commission, Lagos, Ndidiamaka Eze, said the event is aimed […] More

  • why are there protests over the death of George Floyd?

    why are there protests over the death of George Floyd?

    Who is Eric Garner? Floyd’s death, and his last desperate words, resurrected the memory of Eric Garner, another black man, who also told police “I can’t breathe” as he was placed in a fatal chokehold on New York’s Staten Island, on July 17, 2014. Floyd’s death comes just weeks after the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, […] More

  • UK to change immigration rules for Hong Kong citizens if China passes law

    UK to change immigration rules for Hong Kong citizens if China passes law

    Britain will change its immigration rules and offer millions of people in Hong Kong “a route to citizenship” if China imposes new security laws, Boris Johnson has said. Writing in the Times, Mr Johnson said the UK would “have no choice” but to uphold its ties with the territory. China is facing mounting criticism over […] More

  • PML-N Spokesperson demands removal of Imran Khan as Prime Minister

    PML-N Spokesperson Demands Removal Of Imran Khan As Prime Minister

    Marriyum Aurangzeb has strongly criticized the ruling party, saying that the inept government of PTI changed four health secretaries just in three months but could not improve the health system. Calling Imran Khan as missing Prime Minister, Marriyum Aurangzeb said that he was in charge of the health department which was given on contract by […] More

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    Davido, Tiwa Savage and Mr Eazi Cover Billboard Magazine

    Born and raised in Harlem, New York, Johnson grew up in a devout Muslim family with her parents and 13 siblings. Her large family, she says, gave her a built-in the community and she didn’t feel the need to put much stock in relationships outside the home. “There were times when I needed my space […] More

  • President Muhammadu Buhari

    President Buhari signs 2018 Executive Order 008

    President Muhammadu Buhari has signed an amendment to Executive Order 008 of 2018 on Voluntary Offshore Assets Regularization Scheme (VOARS). The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, made this disclosure on Thursday. Malami, in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Dr. Umar Jibrilu Gwandu, confirmed […] More

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    Why we released 3,751 prisoners – Nigeria Correctional Service

    The Comptroller General, Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS), Ja’afaru Ahmed, says 3,751 inmates have been released. He said those affected were freed because they met the criteria set by the Federal Government. The Service Public Relations Officer (SPEO) Chuks Njoku, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday. President Muhammadu Buhari had ordered the decongestion of prisons […] More

  • Emilia Dike

    Nollywood loses another popular actress to death

    Emilia Dike Nollywood popular actress Another Nollywood actress Emilia Dike is dead. She died on Wednesday in Enugu. She just slumped and died, according to Okechukwu Oku, who announced her death. Oku, who is a movie director broke the news on his Instagram page and lamented why death is so cruel taking good people away. […] More

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    Watch Zlatan Performing His New Single ‘Road to CDK’

    For her set, Savage sang 2Baba’s “Ihe Neme,” “Only Me,” and “Be There” with the support of three back-up singers and a band. She also performs a rendition of Bob Marley and The Wailers’ 1977 classic “Wait In Vain” towards the end of her performance. It’s a feel-good exchange between two of Nigeria’s biggest artists […] More

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    Face masks and slippers: Museums preserve lockdown life

    HISTORY. This file combination of photographs created in London on March 27, 2020 shows disposable plastic gloves discarded in the street in Manchester, Marsden (top right), and London. The global coronavirus pandemic is still raging but museums are already gathering testimony and objects to remember life under lockdown. File photos by Oli Scarff and Daniel […] More

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    Dennis Alcapone ‘fell in love’ with ‘Lollipop Girl’ Millie Small

    In 1964, Millie Small made one of only two or three trips back to her homeland, Jamaica, and it is an occasion that is engraved in singer Dennis Alcapone’s heart. He was fortunate enough to have actually seen the sensational My Boy Lollipop singer in person, and the teenager made a lasting impact. “She had […] More

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    Does cannabis protect against the corona virus?

    Canadian researchers suspect that the medicinal plant might protect against the new coronavirus. The preliminary results are part of research into the use of cannabis to treat cancer and Crohn’s disease. Researchers are currently pursuing both traditional and less traditional approaches to finding a vaccine or medication for the new SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. They have looked at existing drug candidates, […] More