In Glasgow, nations miss deal deadline as disputes linger over coal and cash

Going into overtime Friday night, negotiators at UN climate talks in Glasgow were still trying to find common ground on phasing out coal, when nations need to update their emission-cutting pledges and, especially, on money. Talks are at a “bit…

*Sales rep arraigned for allegedly stealing 160 crates of beer (Punch)*#EndSARS Anniversary: celebrities, youths hold memorial procession at Lekki Tollgate (Channels)

Sales rep arraigned for allegedly stealing 160 crates of beer (Punch) A 33-year-old sales representative, Funmi Willoughby was on Wednesday docked in a Badagry Magistrates’Court for allegedly stealing 160 crates of beer worth N357,100. The police charged Willoughby, whose address…

*#EndSARS: Lagos official urges youths to protect public assets against vandalism (Vanguard)*#EndSARS anniversary: Organisers opt for car procession in Lagos (Nation)

#EndSARS: Lagos official urges youths to protect public assets against vandalism (Vanguard) Mr Olufunsho Elulade, General Manager, Lagos State Materials Testing Laboratory (LSMTL), on Tuesday, appealed to youths to protect public infrastructure in their locality against any act of vandalism.…

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell dies from Covid complications

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell, the first Black Secretary of State, died Monday due to complications from Covid-19, his family said in a statement on Facebook. Powell, 84, was fully vaccinated from Covid-19, his family said. He received treatment…

Surge in Covid cases in those vaccinated could have its benefits

Many people are worried about reports of “breakthrough” Covid-19 infections overseas, from places like Israel and the United States. A breakthrough infection is when someone tests positive for Covid after being fully vaccinated, regardless of symptoms. The good news is…

Trump contradicts top US officials, suggests China behind cyberattack

Contradicting his secretary of state and other top officials, President Donald Trump on Saturday suggested without evidence that China — not Russia — may be behind the grave cyberattack against the United States and tried to minimize its impact. In…

Trump threatens to leave US if he loses election

Donald Trump has threatened to leave the United States if he is beaten by Joe Biden in the presidential election as he trails behind in the polls. The president said he would ‘not feel so good’ if he lost to…

FG introduces new visa regime for UK, US, UAE, others‎

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has introduced a new visa regime for citizens of the United Kingdom, United States, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and 148 other countries.‎ The new visa regime, which consists of transit, business (single), business (multiple), tourism,…

US imposes sweeping new sanctions on Iran

The United States is imposing sweeping new sanctions on Iran to curb Tehran’s nuclear, missile, and conventional arms threats after Washington asserted the United Nations arms embargo on Iran was reimposed indefinitely late Saturday. White House National Security Adviser Robert…

*Lagos APC denies impending power tussle between Sanwo-Olu, Abiru (Guardian) *Lagos registers continuous assessment scores for JSS 1 admission (Nation)

Lagos APC denies impending power tussle between Sanwo-Olu, Abiru (Guardian) Lagos State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has dismissed the report that its candidate for the forthcoming October 31, 2020, Lagos East senatorial bye-election, Mr. Tokunbo Abiru, is being…

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