Parents refuse to pay £10k fine for son, 18, who threw party while they were away

The parents of an 18-year-old are refusing to pay his £10,000 fine for hosting a house party he claimed got out of hand. Police found between 80 and 100 people at the house party in Devizes, Wiltshire, on September 4.…

*Woman dies while being delivered of twins on Lagos street (Punch)*Catholic church, Adeboye’s son lead service at #EndSARS protest grounds (Guardian)

Woman dies while being delivered of twins on Lagos street (Punch) A woman, Mrs Bunmi Muri, has died along with her twin babies, around a park on Ogooluwa Street, in the Oke Oshodi area of Bariga, Lagos State, on Sunday.…

*181 students, staff test positive for COVID-19 in Lagos school (Guardian)*#EndSARS: Thousands hold candlelight sessions for victims in Lagos, others (Punch)

181 students, staff test positive for COVID-19 in Lagos school (Guardian) Lagos State Government has confirmed positive COVID-19 cases in a private boarding school in Lekki. Lagos Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, who broke the news on Friday, said…

Blood type plays key role in vulnerability to Covid-19, new research claims

A person’s blood type could play a key role in their vulnerability to Covid-19, with type O people less likely to catch the bug while types A and AB are most at risk, freshly released research has found. Two independent…

Eagles pass COVID-19 tests again, seek redemption against Tunisia

The Super Eagles will battle Tunisia on Tuesday (today), after players and officials of the national team tested negative for COVID-19 on Monday. The match, billed for the Jacques Lemans Arena in the Austrian city of St. Veit an der…

The Super Eagles: Work in progress – Ikem Aginam

The Super Eagles played their first match of 2020 on Friday, October 9, against Algeria in Austria.        Before the Super Eagles fans get mad over the result of this game, we must realise that the Super Eagles coach invited 10 new players…

Covid-19 virus ‘survives on some surfaces for 28 days’

The virus responsible for Covid-19 can remain infectious on surfaces such as banknotes, phone screens and stainless steel for 28 days, researchers say. The findings from Australia’s national science agency suggest SARS-Cov-2 can survive for far longer on surfaces than…

MfB, Lagos provide N5bn intervention fund to schools

EdFin Microfinance Bank has said it is partnering with the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund to provide a single-digit interest rate loan worth N5bn to over 2,000 private schools and individuals looking to fund their education in Lagos State. It…

Argentina suffers highest Covid-19 positive rate globally amid the world’s longest lockdown

Argentina has the misfortune of boasting the highest rate of positive Covid-19 tests in the world, even after the country endured more than 200 days of restrictions purportedly aimed at stopping the spread of the virus. In the South American…

8 migrants drown after forced off boat by smugglers

At least eight migrants have drowned and 12 are missing after human smugglers forced them off a boat near Djibouti, according to the International Organization for Migration (IOM). Another 14 migrants survived and are receiving medical care, a statement said.…

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