COVID-19: 2021 Grammy Award Postponed

2021 Grammy Award Postponed

COVID-19: 2021 Grammy Award Postponed       The 2021 Grammys, originally scheduled for January 31st, have been postponed due to concerns over the spread of Covid-19. Organizers have not confirmed a new date, but sources say they are aiming to hold the event sometime in March. The Grammys had already planned on a limited show for 2021, forgoing an audience completely and only allowing presenters and performers on-site during the show. Nominated artists wouldn’t have been allowed on-site either, likely leading to a situation similar to the 2020 Emmys…

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COVID-19: Lagos Govt Arraigns 65 for Disobeying Midnight Curfew

Disobeying Midnight Curfew

COVID-19: Lagos Govt Arraigns 65 for Disobeying Midnight Curfew         The Lagos State Government has arraigned 65 offenders at the Special Offences (Mobile) Court for flouting the midnight curfew imposed on residents of the state to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in the state. The  Head, Public Affairs Unit of Lagos State Task Force, Adebayo Taofiq, in a statement issued on Tuesday said that the suspects were being tried for moving on new year’s day despite the curfew in the state. “The Lagos State Environmental and…

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Nigeria Loses Former Education Minister, Dauda Birma

Nigeria Loses Former Education Minister, Dauda Birma         A former Minister of Education, Alhaji Dauda Birma, has died. His son, Musa Dauda Birma, who announced the death on his Facebook page, wrote: “Innalillahi wa inna ilaihin rajiun, I lost a part of me that can never be replaced. May Allah forgive your sins and grant you janna.” Dauda who was also a presidential aspirant under the defunct All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) died in the early hours of Tuesday at his home in Yola, the Adamawa State…

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Dele Momodu Condemns Photo of Sowore in Handcuffs

Dele Momodu Condemns Photo of Sowore in Handcuffs     Ovation publisher, Dele Momodu has condemned the handcuffing of activist and SaharaReporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore when he was brought to court. Momudu shared a photo of Sowore in handcuffs on Twitter condemning the act and prayed this too shall pass. He tweeted, ”What a country, @YeleSowore in handcuffs, without being a terrorist, while some certified bandits are being over-pampered and even absorbed into our security services… THIS TOO SHALL PASS!!!” What a country, @YeleSowore in handcuffs, without being a terrorist,…

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Portugese Nurse Dies Within 48 Hours of Receiving Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

Portugese Nurse Dies Within 48 Hours of Receiving Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine       A nurse in Portugal has died within 48 hours of receiving the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine. 41-year-old Sonia Acevedo had received the vaccine on December 30 and died on January 1 at her residence. Acevedo’s death has led to fears about the safety of the Pfizer vaccine among people. She worked as a nurse in the pediatric department at the Portuguese Institute of Oncology in Porto. Acevedo’s father Abilio Acevedo has demanded a probe by the authorities…

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Alibaba Founder, Jack Ma Suspected Missing

Alibaba Founder, Jack Ma Suspected Missing       There are speculations that Chinese billionaire Jack Ma may be missing especially after reports surfaced that the businessman has not made any public appearance in more than two months. The Alibaba founder also failed to appear as scheduled in the final episode of his own talent show, Africa’s Business Heroes, which gives budding African entrepreneurs the chance to compete for a slice of US $1.5 million. Ma was supposed to be part of the judging, but was replaced by an Alibaba…

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Arsenal Defender William Saliba Joins French Side Nice on Loan 

William Saliba

Arsenal Defender William Saliba Joins French Side Nice on Loan       Arsenal defender William Saliba has moved to Nice on loan until the end of the season, both clubs announced on Monday. In a statement, Ligue 1 outfit Nice said the deal with Arsenal for the 19-year-old was without an option to buy, although a source close to the deal told AFP that the loan could be extended into next season. Arsenal said that the move had the aim of giving Saliba “the chance for more competitive playing…

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