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    Buhari celebrates Edwin Clark at 93
    President Muhammadu Buhari has rejoiced with elder statesman and former Minister of Information, Edwin Clark, as he turns 93 years old. His message was conveyed in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, on...
    By candynews May 26, 2020 8113
    Sanwo-olu commiserates with New Telegraph Newspaper on editor's death
    Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu PHOTO:Twitter Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has commiserated with the management and staff of the New Telegraph newspaper on the death of its former Saturday editor, Alhaji...
    By Ola May 26, 2020 8122
    Proposed health code app sparks anger in China
    China already has apps that scan codes to determine if a user can enter certain areas based on their coronavirus risk AFP/File A Chinese local government’s proposal for a post-coronavirus health app that ranks citizens based on their...
    By Ola May 26, 2020 8673
    Coalition asks Buhari to scrap NDDC interim committee
    Niger Delta Accountability and Development Coalition on Tuesday said the probe of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) by the Nigerian Senate over alleged N40 billion scam cannot be trusted because it still approved a budget to the...
    By Ola May 26, 2020 9692
    Dutch mink workers may be first known humans infected by animals: WHO
    Dutch authorities will introduce mandatory coronavirus testing on all mink fur farms in the Netherlands after it’s believed a worker contracted the virus from one of the animals. PHOTO: Getty The World Health Organization said Tuesday...
    By Ola May 26, 2020 8044
    FG palliatives rotting under rain, sun in Kano
    Photo Credit: FG palliatives rotting under rain, sun in Kano by Murtala Adewale Nigerian Government food items delivered to Kano State government as palliatives are left rotten at open space and are being beaten by rain and sun, CandyNews...
    By Ola May 26, 2020 8353
    China's mask boom takes fabric away for nappy makers
    Face Mask PHOTO: Alto / Matthieu Spohn / Getty Images China’s ramp-up of mask production to counter the coronavirus outbreak has claimed unlikely victims — nappies, wet wipes and sanitary towels that are made with the same raw materials....
    By Ola May 26, 2020 9189
    BREAKING: Nigerian States’ Legislature, Judiciary: FG releases details of Financial Autonomy Order
    The federal government has released details of Executive Order No.10 of 2020, four days after it was signed into law by President Mohammadu Buhari. The details signals the implementation of Financial Autonomy for the State Legislature and...
    By candynews May 26, 2020 8023
    Another military helicopter crashes in Russia, kills all crew members
    A Russian Mi-8 Military helicopter has crashed at an airport in Russia’s remote eastern Chukotka region, killing all four crew members. The incident happened during a training flight on Tuesday, according to The Moscow Times. “The reason for...
    By candynews May 26, 2020 8133
    Tension in Ede Poly, as union accuses Rector of infraction, abuse of power
    There is palpable tension at the Federal Polytechnic, Ede, Osun State, over an alleged infraction perpetrated by the Rector, Dr John Taiwo Adekolawole. He was accused of dishing out repressive and Draconian directives targeted at members of...
    By candynews May 26, 2020 7363
    COVID-19: List of countries in Africa with highest coronavirus deaths
    Africa has recorded over 3,400 deaths due to complications arising from COVID-19. According to the latest number released by the World Health Organization, WHO, regional office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, there are 3,453 deaths recorded...
    By candynews May 26, 2020 7948
    COVID-19: FCT confirms 14 new cases
    The Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Authority, FCTA, has confirmed 14 new coronavirus cases in Abuja. FCTA made the confirmation while disclosing that the capital city now has a total of 520 confirmed COVID-19 cases. It also disclosed that...
    By candynews May 26, 2020 8589
    Philippines' Duterte says no school until there is a virus vaccine
    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte speaks with an official during his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, China, August 29, 2019. How Hwee Young/Pool via REUTERS Philippine President...
    By Ola May 26, 2020 6994
    Brazil stands by hydroxychloroquine despite WHO
    A pharmacy tech pours out pills of Hydroxychloroquine at Rock Canyon Pharmacy in Provo, Utah, on May 20, 2020. – US President Donald Trump announced May 18 he has been taking hydroxychloroquine for almost two weeks as a preventative measure...
    By Ola May 26, 2020 7263
    Australian media to be tried for contempt over Pell reporting
    Cardinal George Pell leaves the Victorian Magistrates Court in Melbourne. PHOTO: Paul Crock/AFP/Getty Images Dozens of Australian journalists and news organisations will go on trial in November for allegedly violating a gag order barring...
    By Ola May 26, 2020 7704
    Nigerian officials in trouble as Buhari govt probes leakage of memos
    President Muhammadu Buhari’s government has reacted angrily to the leakage of memos to the public allegedly by government officials. The Nigerian government bemoaned that state documents, including classified ones, were being sent out by...
    By candynews May 26, 2020 7610
    COVID-19: Oyo has 244 confirmed coronavirus cases – Makinde
    Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Tuesday declared that Oyo State now has no fewer than two hundred and forty-four confirmed cases of coronavirus also known as COVID-19. Makinde made this announcement in a series of tweets on his verified...
    By candynews May 26, 2020 7667
    Coronavirus: Why Africa has least cases, deaths in the world – WHO
    The World Health Organization (WHO) has given reason why Africa has been able to manage COVID-19 against the odds. The body said that the continent has hitherto dealt with several diseases and performed well. Since the outbreak of the...
    By candynews May 26, 2020 8177
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    COVID-19: Lagos Govt gives update on reopening of schools
    The Lagos State government has explained that it does not have the authority to unilaterally order the reopening of schools in the State. This was disclosed by the state Commissioner for Education, Folashade Adefisayo during an online...
    By candynews May 26, 2020 8479
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