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Covid-19 update

-Global Covid-19 death toll passes 400,000
-U.S records 749 Covid-19 deaths in 24 hours

-Africa records 189,559 cases, 5,189 deaths, 82,985 recoveries

-Philippines insist no vaccine, no school
-Nigeria discovers 260 new cases, total now 12,486
-Doctors on duty to embark on strike
-Oyo discharges 15 covid-19 patients

-Crisis looms as COVID-19 cases outnumber bed-spaces in states
-Abia governor Ikpeazu tests positive
-Covid-19: Ikpeazu is being managed by competent team of medical practitioners ‘ Abia Govt
-Lagos discharges 31 covid-19 patients
-One dies of covid-19, four recover in Abuja

-Edo records 5 deaths, 13 recoveries

Covid-19 patient arrested inside Akure market selling wares

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2020 Admissions: JAMB fixes June 16 for policy meeting

#blacklivesmatter protesters insist on changes in police practices and race relations

Police arrest 185 suspected cultists in Lagos
Fraudster fleeces Nigerians on Facebook with ponmo scheme
Edo: More mudslinging as APC chieftain blasts Oshiomhole

Trump losing ground to Biden amid chaotic week
Adekunle Gold shed tears as wife puts to bed

Sydney bid to host Fury, Wilder rematch
Scholes doubt Ighalo’s ability
World footballers remember Stephen Keshi
Okwaraji mother dies at 83
Promoter allays fears over Joshua’s injury

Igbhalo recalls how he was racially abused in China

China’s economy still struggling to recover from pandemic
New infections threatens U.S economy
Osinbajo to commission Dukia ‘ Heritage bank gold and precious metal buying centres

Job losses loom in beverage companies as production drops
Deregulation: MOMAN, IPMAN, others kick as PPPRA backpedals, harps on guiding retail price
Contributory pension assets rose by N359B in four months

Oil market responds as Nigeria, Angola, Iraq, Russia renew commitment to OPEC+ decisions
Nigeria’s oil revenue drop by N140b