COVID-19: Details of Trump’s phone conversation with Buhari emerge

The Presidency has provided more details about the telephone conversation between President Muhammadu Buhari and President Donald Trump of the United States of America. DAILY POST reported earlier that there was a telephone conversation on Tuesday afternoon between Buhari and Trump. A statement to DAILY POST on Tuesday night, signed by Femi Adesina, the President’s […]

Michael Ojemudia selected by Denver Broncos in the NFL draft

(NNP) Michael Ojemudia, a football (American) player for the University of Iowa has been selected by the Denver Broncos as the 77th pick in the 2020 National Football League draft. Ojemudia whose father was born in Nigeria and immigrated to the United States and worked for Ford Motors, was the third Hawkeye chosen by the […]

Abacha loot recovery: Lawyers wade into dispute between US senator, EFCC

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission By Ikenna Anyanwu Senior Nigerian lawyers have weighed-in on recent altercation between the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and Senator Charles Grassley, the Chairman of the US Senate Committee on Finance, expressing concern at the exchange of words. Grassley reportedly wrote a letter to the Chairman of the Money […]

Trump to sign executive order to temporarily suspend immigration to the U.S.

(New Nigerian Politics) President Trump on Monday announced through his Twitter feed that the United States will temporarily suspend immigration due to coronavirus that has thus far claimed over 42,000 Americans. The president noted that Americans would need to recover and find jobs, in essence inferring that this is not a time to bring in […]

Trump says he has ‘total authority’ to reopen economy – U.S. Governors disagree

President Trump on Monday claimed “total authority” over when and how to ease restrictions aimed at fighting the coronavirus outbreak. Trump’s statement came hours after coalitions of governors on both coasts announced regional plans for reopening their states. “When somebody is president of the United States, the authority is total. The governors know that,” Trump […]

Virginia (USA) pastor who defiantly held church service dies of coronavirus

————————————————— Bishop Gerald Glenn The New Deliverance Evangelistic Church An evangelical pastor died of COVID-19 just weeks after proudly showing off how packed his Virginia church was — and vowing to keep preaching “unless I’m in jail or the hospital.” In his last known in-person service on March 22, Bishop Gerald O. Glenn got his […]

COVID-19: US overtakes Italy in deaths

The US death toll overtake Italy’s to become world’s highest. There have now been 19,701 deaths reported by the US, according to John Hopkins University. That compares to 19,468 reported by Italy’s government. Regardless of which country has reported a greater number of deaths, it is a tragedy for both. New York deaths stabilizing at […]

Coronavirus: 1,000 Nigerians in US, Europe apply for evacuation

More than 1,000 Nigerians in the United States and across Europe have applied to be evacuation from the Coronavirus-torn countries. The Nigerian Government had urged Nigerians outside the country willing to return home to indicate interest and that on arrival, they must be quarantined compulsorily. The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), led by Abike Dabiri-Erewa, […]

COVID-19: US government warns citizens leaving Nigeria because of Coronavirus

The United States Mission has warned its citizens leaving Nigeria because of COVID-19, that hospitals back home are “overwhelmed”. This was contained in a statement posted on its website on Sunday. It explained that two flights scheduled to evacuate citizens from Lagos on Friday were canceled, because of flight clearance issues. However, nationals who will […]

U.S. choir ravaged by coronavirus after continuing rehearsal against warnings

With the coronavirus quickly spreading in Washington state in early March, leaders of the Skagit Valley Chorale debated whether to go ahead with weekly rehearsal. The virus was already killing people in the Seattle area, about an hour’s drive to the south. But Skagit County hadn’t reported any cases. Schools and businesses remained open, and […]

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