Fraud: FBI nab Dapo Abiodun’s aide, Abidemi Rufai, in New York

The United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigation have arrested Abidemi Rufai, a Senior Special Assistant to Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, over $350,000 employment fraud. Rufai was arrested on Friday evening at the John F Kennedy International Airport in New…

New York’s daily coronavirus cases top 1,000 for first time in months

New York surpassed 1,000 daily coronavirus cases for the first time since early June – an increase partially tied to the Hudson Valley and Brooklyn. The concerning state figure comes as city officials, struggling to contain COVID-19 clusters in some…

US Open gets green light to go ahead without fans

The US Open has been given the green light to run without fans in August by New York governor Andrew Cuomo. Tournament organisers had decided to push ahead with plans to run the event at the USTA Billie Jean King…

Covid-19 and the dark sides of the medical world – Magnus Onyibe

According to preliminary test trial reports of 350 patients administered with a combination of Hydroxychloroquine and Azithromycin medication in the state of New York, within three to four hours, breathing was restored, zero intubation, zero hospitalisation and zero death. If…

Thousands of NY COVID patients are being treated with anti-malarial drug

As many as 4,000 seriously ill coronavirus patients in New York are being treated with the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine, state health officials say. President Trump has touted hydroxychloroquine as a potential life-saver, although there is no widespread scientific evidence to…

Coronavirus cases continue to rise in New York and throughout US

The number of coronavirus cases in New York surged by more than 4,500 on Saturday, jolting the statewide number of infected past 11,600 on the eve of an unprecedented lockdown from Brooklyn to Buffalo aimed at containing the deadly bug.…

82-year-old grandma bodybuilder beats home intruder with table (RT)

A home intruder who intended to rob a house of an old woman in New York was sent to the hospital after the 82-year-old homeowner – a former bodybuilder – prevented the potential crime with the help of a table.…

New York plunged into darkness as fire causes Manhattan blackout (Metro)

New York City was plunged into darkness last night after parts of Manhattan were hit by a blackout. Times Square, Midtown and Hell’s Kitchen were all among the areas left without electricity, which began at 6.47pm. Broadway shows were forced…

New York police arrest man with petrol in St Patrick’s Cathedral (BBC)

A man has been arrested after walking into New York’s St Patrick’s Cathedral carrying two full petrol cans, lighter fluid and lighters, police say. They say guards confronted the 37-year-old as he entered the Manhattan church on Wednesday evening. He…

Konga Travel launches with more value, convenience for air travellers

Konga Travel, a technology-driven, revolutionary travel booking agency has officially announced its much-awaited entry into the Nigerian market, with a suite of best-priced flight deals and high-value offerings for all categories of air travellers. The launch which officially raises the…

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