Nigeria news today headlines : Sunday 24th May 2020

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COVID-19: Gaza Confirms First Death

A woman has died from coronavirus in the Gaza Strip in what marks the first death in the Palestinian enclave since the pandemic started. The health ministry said the 77-year-old woman had suffered from a chronic illness prior to contracting Covid-19. She had made the trip to Gaza via neighbouring Egypt on 19 May and …

PA Security Services Withdraw From Jerusalem

Palestinian security services withdrew on Friday from several Jerusalem towns which were classified as Areas B and C in the Oslo Peace Accords, Palestinian and Israeli sources reported. According to Palestinian Authority (PA) sources, this came in the wake of ending security coordination between the PA and Israel over the latter’s intention to annex large parts of the occupied West …



Naomi Osaka Tops Serena Williams, Becomes Highest-Paid Female Athlete

Naomi Osaka has surpassed Serena Williams as the world’s highest-paid female athlete, raking in $37.4million in prize money and endorsements over the last year, according to Forbes. The 22-year-old twice Grand Slam champion’s total is the most ever earned by a female athlete in a 12-month period. She earned $1.4 million more than American great Williams …

Church Of Holy Sepulchre To Reopen Sunday

Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulchre will reopen Sunday after a two-month closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Christian authorities in the holy city said. “Starting on Sunday 24 this most Holy Place will be accessible again to the faithful for visits and prayers,” leaders of the three denominations that share the site said in …

Spain To Reopen International Tourism From July

Spain will reopen to international tourism from July, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Saturday. The country is emerging from one of Europe’s strictest lockdowns, implemented on March 14.

COVID-19: Saudi Arabia Records 2,442 New Cases

Saudi Arabia has reported 2,442 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total to 70,161, according to a Ministry of Health official on Saturday. Details to follow…

Chicago Police Plan Summer Weekend Patrols

Chicago Police are increasing patrols and other agencies will help staff a new operations center beginning this weekend as the Memorial Day holiday marks a traditional summer kickoff. Police often reports spikes in violent crime during summer weekends and holidays, and Superintendent David Brown said the department is “maximizing” resources to prevent violence. Plans include …



Syria Records 11 New Coronavirus Cases

Syria’s Ministry of Health reported on Saturday 11 new coronavirus cases, rising to 70 afflicted, 37 recoveries and four deaths. Recent cases, according to official information, were registered in Syrian citizens from Kuwait and not due to local spreading events. During the past two weeks, 13 flights transported 2,270 nationals arriving in Syria from nine …

Novak Djokovic To Host Tennis Tour In Balkan Countries

Tennis world no.1 Novak Djokovic announced that he is hosting a tennis tournament across the Balkan countries starting on June 13. The ‘Adria Tour’ will start in Belgrade in Djokovic’s home country of Serbia. “I’m proud to officially share the news that the #AdriaTour will be held across the Balkans 13 June – 5 July …

ICC Advises Member Countries To Resume Cricket

The ICC has advised its member nations to exercise caution while resuming cricket activities, fearing a spurt in local transmission with many countries still struggling to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. As member nations ease restrictions imposed to contain the pandemic, the International Cricket Council on Friday issued comprehensive guidelines aimed at getting the sport up …

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