China allows couples to have 3 children

China has announced that it will allow each couple to have up to three children, marking the end of a strict two-child policy. The change was approved by President Xi Jinping in a politburo meeting, state media outlet Xinhua said.…

*NSCDC busts oil vandals in Lagos, promises to fight on (Guardian)*Again, suspected herdsmen kill 8 in Benue (Punch)

NSCDC busts oil vandals in Lagos , promises to fight on (Guardian) The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps ( NSCDC), Lagos State Command, has busted an attempt to siphon Premium Motor Spirit ( PMS) generally referred to as petrol…

*Police‌ ‌beef‌ ‌up‌ ‌security‌ ‌in‌ ‌Lagos,‌ ‌Ogun‌ ‌over‌ ‌rumoured‌ ‌IPOB‌ ‌militants’‌ ‌attack‌ (Punch)*Lagos‌ ‌Commodities‌ ‌Exchange‌ ‌to‌ ‌list‌ ‌N5b‌ ‌cashew‌ ‌nut‌ ‌contracts‌ ‌for‌ ‌Agvest‌ (Vanguard)‌

Police beef up security in Lagos, Ogun over rumoured IPOB militants’ attack (Punch) The Lagos and Ogun state police commands have beefed up security in different parts of the states to avert any possible attack by members of the Indigenous…

*Lagos police command rescues another abandoned baby (Punch)*CAC wades into Balogun Business Association crisis (ThisDay)

Lagos police command rescues another abandoned baby (Punch) Barely two months after an abandoned day-old newborn was rescued near a bush in the Oko-Oba area of Lagos, another baby abandoned around Orile bus stop has been found by the police.…

China mine rescue: Crews race to free trapped workers in Xinjiang

Rescue teams are trying to reach 21 people trapped in a coal mine that flooded in China’s Xinjiang region, local media reports say. It is not clear what triggered the flooding at the Fengyuan mine, but it reportedly occurred during…

World University Games in China postponed until 2022

The World University Games that were due to open in China in just over four months have been postponed until next year, the governing body the FISU said on Friday. The Switzerland-based FISU said COVID-19 and travel restrictions prompted the…

Chinese granny who fought off attacker in US praised for bravery

A 76-year-old Chinese grandmother who fought off an attacker has been hailed for her courage by many in China. Xie Xiaozhen was waiting to cross a street in downtown San Francisco when a man punched her, she said. She instinctively…

Boxes of ice-cream test positive for coronavirus in China

Ice cream has tested positive for coronavirus in China and left health authorities scrambling to trace people at risk of infection according to a report by The Daily Mail. Three samples of locally produced ice cream were found to be…

WHO team arrives in Wuhan, China to investigate coronavirus origins

An international team of scientists led by the World Health Organisation arrived on Thursday in China’s central city of Wuhan to investigate the origins of the novel coronavirus that sparked the pandemic. The group arrived late in the morning on…

*COVID-19: Lagos govt insists on approval to hold weddings with 300 guests (Vanguard)*How cybercriminals clone ATM cards, fleece bank customers of savings (Nation)

COVID-19:  Lagos govt insists on approval to hold weddings with 300 guests (Vanguard) The Lagos State Government has made it compulsory for prospective couples to obtain approval from the state authorities to hold weddings with 300 people in attendance. The…

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