Vanguard Latest News Saturday 23rd May 2020

Vanguard Latest News Saturday 23rd May 2020

Vanguard Latest News Today and headlines on some of the happenings and news trend in the Country, today 23/05/20

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Celebrating Babuje – One of the greatest goalkeepers in African football history

By Segun Odegbami It gives me great pleasure to celebrate my friend and compatriot. Last Sunday, May 17, he turned 69. He told me on Tuesday how he spent the day very quietly at home with his family in Enugu. But then, we spoke some more. We went back in time to the early daysRead More
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Ortom reverses order reopening worship centres, markets

Signs executive order against violator of COVID-19 safety measures By Peter Duru – Makurdi Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has ordered an immediate reversal of the order reopening churches, mosques, and markets in the state till further notice. He also signed an executive order to ensure the prosecution of anyone caught violating the safetyRead More
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Ortom signs executive order against violators of COVID-19 safety measures

By Peter Duru – Makurdi Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state has signed an executive order to ensure the prosecution of anyone caught violating the safety measures put in place to safeguard the health and protection of Benue people from the COVID-19 pandemic. He also ordered an immediate reversal of the order reopening churches, mosques andRead More
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Researchers claim new internet speed record of 44.2 Tbps

Researchers based out of Australia’s Monash, Swinburne, and RMIT universities say they’ve set a new internet speed record of 44.2 Tbps, according to a paper published in the open-access journal Nature Communications. That’s theoretically enough speed to download the contents of more than 50 100GB Ultra HD Blu-ray discs in a single second. What’s interestingRead More
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Eld-el-Fitr: Reps minority caucus urges Nigeria’s rebirth

By Tordue Salem – Abuja The Minority Caucus of the House of Representatives has congratulated Nigerians on the successful completion of the Ramadan fast, calling on them to use the Eid-el-Fitr celebration to foster a national rebirth. The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rep. Ndudi Elumelu, in a statement noted that “the Eid-el-FitrRead More
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Ortom rescinds order allowing religious activities, markets in Benue

Gov. Samuel Ortom has rescinded the order allowing Churches and Mosques in Benue to reopen for religious activities. Ortom announced the cancellation of the order on Saturday in Makurdi during the weekly news briefing on activities of the Covid -19 Quick Response Team. He explained that the decision to revert to status quo was basedRead More
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Two survivors pulled from Pakistani airliner crash wreckage

At least two people survived the crash of a Pakistani airliner that slammed into a residential area of Karachi on Friday, including a bank manager who was seen on local TV lying on a stretcher after being pulled out of the wreckage, according to reports. Zafar Masood, president of the Bank of Punjab, was removedRead More
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CSOs kick against infectious disease proposed bill

Say it’ll infringe on the rights of Nigerians By Festus Ahon – Asaba A coalition of Civil Society Organizations, CSOs in Delta State, have kicked against the proposed Infectious Disease Bill, 2020 currently on the floor of the National Assembly, insisting that the Quarantine Act and the Nigeria Center for Disease Control Law could coverRead More
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NBA legend Patrick Ewing tests positive for COVID-19

Patrick Ewing has tested positive for COVID-19 and is sharing his diagnosis to raise public awareness. The Knicks legend and current Georgetown coach is under the care and isolated at a local hospital, the school’s athletic department said in a statement. ALSO READ: Terry can match Lampard’s success as a manager, says Ancelotti “I want toRead More
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‘Faulty’ tests of truck drivers: Tanzania accuses Kenya of sabotage

The Tanzanian region of Arusha says Kenya is engaging in actions meant to affect its tourist potential by issuing faulty COVID-19 test results for cross-country truck drivers. Regional commissioner Mrisho Gambo in a statement of May 20 said nineteen drivers who were declared positive by Kenya tested negative in Tanzania. ALSO READ: ‘I was in hell’:Read More
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