#Live: APC supporters clash over vote buying, ballot box snatching as Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu vote, many shun social distancing

Two prominent candidates in Saturday’s governorship in Edo state, Godwin Obaseki, and Osagie Ize-Iyamu have already cast their votes at their nearest polling units. While incumbent governor Obaseki is of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ize-Iyamu is the flag bearer of All Progressives Congress (APC). Meanwhile, there are reports of clashes between supporters of PDP…

When will a coronavirus vaccine be ready?

Human trials have begun – but even if they go well and a cure is found, there are many barriers before global immunisation is feasible. When will coronavirus vaccine be ready? Though we can slow the spread of COVID-19, through confinement and other social distancing measures, and scientists are developing drugs to treat its symptoms,…

Sallah: Kaduna CP tasks ACs, DPOs on intensive security cover

 The Kaduna state Commissioner of Police, Umar Muri, on Thursday charged the Area Commanders and the Divisional Police Officers on surveillance and intelligence to ensure adequate security cover for the state during the Eidel-el-Kabir Sallah celebrations. Speaking in a press statement signed by the Kaduna state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Mohammed Jalige, and made…

Osimhen escapes as 3 Lille test positive for Coronavirus

Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen escaped but three Lille midfielders Renato Sanches, Jonathan Ikone and Jonathan Bamba have tested positive for COVID-19, coach Christophe Galtier said on Saturday, calling for more firmness in enforcing social distancing. All three tested positive last Monday, Galtier said after a 2-1 friendly win at Belgian first-division club Mouscron. He…

Adopt staggered school resumption, VC urges FG

Vice-Chancellor of Chrisland University  Abeokuta, Ogun state, Professor Peace Chinedum Babalola, has advised the federal government to adopt staggered reopening of schools across the country. Babalola, a Professor of Pharmaceutical Science, spoke at the 5th matriculation ceremony of the institution held virtually in Abeokuta Wednesday. The federal government had Monday released guidelines outlining actions, measures…