• UPDATED: India returnee dies of coronavirus in Lagos

    UPDATED: India returnee dies of coronavirus in Lagos0

      A 45-year-old Nigerian who returned from India has died of coronavirus-related complications in Lagos State. Lagos Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, made this known on his Twitter handle on Tuesday. He said, “No new case of #COVID-19 was confirmed in Lagos on 20th April, 2020. However, #COVID19 related deaths were recorded in Lagos.

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  • UI College of Medicine provost, deputy test positive for COVID-19

    UI College of Medicine provost, deputy test positive for COVID-190

    The provost and deputy provost of the University of Ibadan’s College of Medicine, Professors Oluwabunmi Olapade-Olaopa and Obafunke Denloye respectively have tested positive for coronavirus. NAN reports that Prof. Olapade-Olaopa made this known in a statement released on Sunday. The Public Relations Officer of University College Hospital, Ibadan, Mr Toye Akinrinlola, confirmed this in a

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  • Global spending on robotics, drones to hit $128.7bn

    Global spending on robotics, drones to hit $128.7bn0

    Femi Asu Worldwide spending on robotics systems and drones will increase by 17.1 per cent to reach $128.7bn in 2020, according to a new report by the International Data Corporation. The IDC, in its ‘Worldwide Robotics and Drones Spending Guide,’ forecast that the spending would reach $241.4bn by 2023 with a compound annual growth rate

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  • Australia Endures World Record Breaking Heat

    Australia Endures World Record Breaking Heat0

    Australia on Tuesday endured the hottest day on record, according to preliminary results from the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) released on Wednesday. Diana Eadie, a meteorologist with the bureau said that the average maximum temperature across the country was 40.9 degrees Celsius, breaking the previous record of 40.3 degrees set in January 2013. “This heat

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  • Bayelsa loses oil field to Rivers, as court orders correction of map error

    Bayelsa loses oil field to Rivers, as court orders correction of map error0

    Abuja The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Monday, ordered Bayelsa State to hands-over Soku oil field to Rivers State. The court, in a judgement that was delivered by Justice Inyang Ekwo, said it was satisfied that the oil field rightfully belonged to Rivers State. It, therefore, directed the National Boundary Commission, NBC,

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  • 9-Year-Old Nigerian Boy Builds Over 30 Mobile Games

    9-Year-Old Nigerian Boy Builds Over 30 Mobile Games0

    At just 9-years-old, Nigerian Basil Okpara is reported to have built more than 30 mobile games. Like many others his age, Basil loves to play games but his fascination with gaming does not end at playing, his curious mind has led him into coding, leading him to come with dozens of game ideas. ChannelsTV reported

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