*10 suspected Yahoo boys held in Lagos (Nation)*4 Nigerians named among 100 global outstanding nurses, midwives (Vanguard)

10 suspected Yahoo boys held in Lagos (Nation) Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Lagos Zonal Office, have arrested 10 persons for alleged involvement in internet-related fraud. The suspects are: Jonathan Daniel Adebayo, Lawal Waidi Seun, Adeosun…

*Lagos records first case of Coronavirus in Nigeria (Punch) *Beggars in Lagos urged to pick up a vocation, get skilled (Guardian)

Lagos records first case of Coronavirus in Nigeria (Punch) The Lagos State Ministry of Health has confirmed the first case of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nigeria. The state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, in a statement around 1.40 am on…

Venezuela crisis talks in Oslo break up without agreement (BBC)

Talks between government and opposition representatives aimed at resolving Venezuela’s political crisis have ended without agreement. The talks in Norway were the first between the two sides since National Assembly Speaker Juan Guaidó declared himself interim leader in January, arguing…

Venezuela crisis: Opposition lawmakers take refuge in embassies (BBC)

Three Venezuelan opposition members of parliament have taken shelter in foreign embassies after losing their congressional immunity. They are among 10 lawmakers stripped of immunity after the Supreme Court said they should be investigated for conspiracy, rebellion and treason. The…

Venezuela crisis: Juan Guaidó’s deputy arrested in Caracas (BBC)

The deputy of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó has been detained by the country’s intelligence services. Edgar Zambrano, vice-president of the National Assembly, refused to leave his car when approached, and as a result he and his car were towed…

One dead, at least 27 hurt in Venezuela May Day clashes (ENCA)

A woman was shot dead and more than two dozen people were injured during May Day clashes between opposition supporters and Venezuela’s armed forces in Caracas on Wednesday, with opposition leader Juan Guaido attempting to rally demonstrators against President Nicolas…

Venezuela crisis: Dozens injured in clashes in Caracas (BBC)

A woman was shot dead and dozens injured in the Venezuelan capital Caracas on Wednesday, in clashes between opposition supporters and pro-government forces. Tear gas and water cannon were fired by the military amid rival demonstrations. Opposition leader Juan Guaidó…

Maduro claims victory over ‘coup’ attempt (BBC)

Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro claimed to have defeated what he called a military coup attempt by the opposition leader, Juan Guaidó. Dozens of National Guardsmen sided with the opposition in clashes on Tuesday that injured more than 100 people. But…

Venezuela power cuts: Blackouts hit Caracas and spread (BBC)

Most of Venezuela has been hit by an electricity blackout. The power cut plunged the capital Caracas into almost complete darkness during rush hour on Thursday, before extending to other areas. The government of President Nicolás Maduro has blamed the…

Man throws party to announce girlfriend is having affair with best friend of 20 years (Metro)

Family and friends were left stunned when the host of the party they had been invited to grabbed the microphone to tell everyone that his girlfriend was having an affair with his best friend of 20 years. The jilted lover…

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