Ghana To Reopen International Airport On Tuesday

Ghana To Reopen International Airport On Tuesday

Ghana will reopen its international airport on Tuesday but with new regulations in place to curb the spread of the coronavirus, the president announced. Kotoka International Airport, located outside the capital Accra, was closed in March along with other border points in a bid to contain the virus in the west African country. “I am glad to announce that Kotoka International Airport will reopen and resume operations from Tuesday, 1st September 2020,” President Nana Akufo-Addo said in a nationwide broadcast late Sunday. He said land borders would remain closed. New…

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Two Feared Killed In Shiites, Police Clash

Two Feared Killed In Shiites, Police Clash

At least two persons are feared killed during a clash between members of the proscribed Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), otherwise known as Shiites, and the police in Kaduna State. A crowd of IMN members had held a procession on Sunday in the Kaduna state capital and Zaria, before the unfortunate incident took place. The march was held in commemoration of the Ashura, a religious rite held by Shiites globally on the 10th of the Muharram Islamic calendar. While the procession was ongoing along the popular Ahmadu Bello Way in…

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Comprehensive Guide to Dry Beans Production

Comprehensive Guide to Dry Beans Production

IntroductionJuan Osorno, NDSU Dry Bean Breeder/GeneticistGreg Endres, NDSU Extension Cropping Systems SpecialistHans Kandel, NDSU Extension AgronomistKnown as a “nutritional powerhouse,” dry beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) are a human food high in protein, phosphorus, zinc, iron, vitamin B1 and fiber, among many other nutritional traits. Dry beans are an important staple food in many areas of…

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Supreme Court Upholds Election Of Yahaya Bello As Kogi Governor

Supreme Court Upholds Election Of Yahaya Bello As Kogi Governor

The Supreme Court has upheld the election of Yahaya Bello as the Governor of Kogi State. In its Judgement delivered on Monday, the Apex Court disagreed with the appeal filed on five grounds by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Kogi Governorship Election, Musa Wada. Mr Wada claimed that the election held on November 16, 2019, was riddled with serious electoral infractions; rigging and over-voting, and that Governor Bello didn’t secure the highest vote. Aside from the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, other members…

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Trump: No one will be safe in ‘Biden’s America’

Trump: No one will be safe in ‘Biden’s America’

President Donald Trump painted a grim picture of life in the U.S. if his rival, Joe Biden, were to win the November presidential election, promising that there would be insecurity economic decline, and an end to basic rights such as free speech and gun ownership. “No one will be safe in Biden’s America,” Trump said, as he accepted his party’s nomination to run for a second and final term as president on the last night of the Republican National Convention. The threat dovetailed with a law-and-order message that seems set…

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Crystal Palace complete £15m signing of England-born Nigerian midfielder, Eberechi Eze from QPR (photos)

Crystal Palace complete £15m signing of England-born Nigerian midfielder, Eberechi Eze from QPR (photos)

Crystal Palace have completed their £16million signing of midfielder, Eberechi Eze from Queens Park Rangers.  The England-born Nigerian star has put pen to paper on a five-year deal at Selhurst Park despite being targeted by several clubs including Aston Villa, Fulham, Leeds, West Ham, and West Bromwich Albion. The 22-year-old becomes the Eagles’ second arrival of the summer after Nathan Ferguson signed a three-year deal at the club. The attacking midfielder scored 14 goals in 46 appearances in the Sky Bet Championship for QPR. On signing for Crystal Palace, Eze said:…

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Chelsea confirm the signing of veteran defender Thiago Silva on a one-year deal

Chelsea confirm the signing of veteran defender Thiago Silva on a one-year deal

Chelsea have completed the signing of Veteran Brazilian defender Thiago Silva on a free transfer. The 35-year-old joins Frank Lampard’s side on a one-year contract after leaving Paris Saint-Germain following their Champions League final heartbreak by Bayern Munich.  Following his arrival, Silva told the club’s official website: ‘I am so happy to be joining Chelsea.  ‘I am delighted to be a part of Frank Lampard’s exciting squad for next season and I’m here to challenge for honours. See you soon Chelsea fans, I look forward to playing at Stamford Bridge very…

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Terry Waya consents to Kiddwaya, Erica’s relationship

Terry Waya consents to Kiddwaya, Erica’s relationship

Billionaire father of Kiddwaya, Terry Waya, has given his blessings to his son’s relationship with Erica. Terry Waya assured of his blessings during a Live Video chat on Instagram with media mogul, Dele Momodu of Ovation Magazine on Thursday, August 27. Responding to Momodu’s question of whether he accepts their relationship, Waya said they have his blessings, adding that he isn’t bothered about ethnicity. “Anywhere my children decide to settle and set up a home they have my blessing. We are all one; it does not matter which culture or…

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India records 77,226 new Covid-19 cases in 24 hours to take their total number to 3.38million

India records 77,226 new Covid-19 cases in 24 hours to take their total number to 3.38million

India has seen a large spike in number of new Coronavirus cases after 77,226 infections were recorded in the last 24 hours, the highest single-day caseload in the world.  India now has a total of more than 3.38 million cases since the start of the pandemic with 46 percent of infections detected in August alone. The country also reported 1,057 new deaths, the Health Ministry said earlier today, taking the total to 61,529. The figures show that India has been recording more than 60,000 new daily infections since August 7,…

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Activists gather for another March on Washington, 57 years later

Activists gather for another March on Washington, 57 years later

Martin Luther King III was five years old when his father stood before a quarter of a million people from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial and spoke the words “I have a dream”. Exactly 57 years have passed since crowds packed each inch of the National Mall to demand civil rights and economic opportunity. In some ways, a lot has changed. In others, much has stayed the same.So King will be in the nation’s capital on Friday, along with the Rev. Al Sharpton and tens of thousands of other…

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Police bullets hit teenage girls in Delta

Police bullets hit teenage girls in Delta

Two teenage girls reportedly sustained gunshot injuries from policemen attempting to stop a moving vehicle in Edjeba community, Warri South council area of Delta state. The Nation learnt the incident occurred on Thursday afternoon around CAC Junction in the community as the operatives made frantic efforts to stop the occupant of a Toyota Camry suspected to be an internet fraudster. It was gathered one of the girls was hit on the waist, while the other was struck on one of her hands. The policemen, who drove in a gulf Jetta…

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9 suspected Yahoo boys arrested in Port Harcourt (photos)

9 suspected Yahoo boys arrested in Port Harcourt (photos)

The Port Harcourt Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, August 26, 2020, arrested nine suspected internet fraudsters. A statement released by the antigraft agency gave the names of the suspects as Sotonye Orugbane; David Egbunugwu; Emmanuel Chinemerem, Providence Oliver Samuel and Emmanuel Fidelis Nwambu. Others are: Promise Nkwachi; Micah Nimi, Precious Ogadinma and Ebi Micah. According to the statement, the suspects were apprehended in an early morning raid on their hideout in Ozuoba by Obirikwere Road, Choba; NTA Road and Ada George Road in PortHarcourt, Rivers State. ”Investigations indicate that…

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We’ll no longer tolerate harassment of Nigerians in Ghana- FG

We’ll no longer tolerate harassment of Nigerians in Ghana- FG

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says the Federal government will no longer tolerate the harassment of Nigerians in Ghana. Lai Mohammed made this remark while reacting to recent attacks meted on Nigerians residing in Ghana. Recall that two weeks ago, some Nigerian traders in Ghana raised alarm over the closure of their shops after they were asked to pay N1 million. In June this year, a part of the building owned by the Nigerian High Commission in Accra, was demolished by Ghanaian authorities. In a statement released today Friday, August…

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