Nigeria Confirms 453 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Infections Now 47,743…

  Nigeria has recorded 453 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of COVID-19 infections in the country to 47,743. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this on Wednesday night via Twitter. Giving a breakdown of the figures, the health agency said the new cases were recorded in Lagos, the FCT and…

Biden, Harris Launch Campaign With Call To ‘Rebuild’ Post-Trump US…

WILMINGTON, DE – AUGUST 12: The new campaign logo is displayed at the podium before Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden and his running mate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) arrive to deliver remarks at the Alexis Dupont High School on August 12, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. Harris is the first Black woman and…

Uber Chief: Law Could Idle Operations In California…

(FILES) In this file photo taken on September 22, 2017 A woman poses holding a smartphone showing the App for ride-sharing cab service Uber in London. Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP   Being forced to classify drivers as employees could temporarily idle Uber operations in its home state of California, the ride-sharing firm’s chief said Wednesday….

Back In India, A Proud Uncle And Aunt Admire Kamala...

U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) speaks during a hearing before Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee at Dirksen Senate Office Building August 6, 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Alex Wong / POOL / AFP     Kamala Harris’s late mother left her native India in 1960, but half a world away from…

PSG Produce Late Comeback To Beat Atalanta And Reach Champions...

Paris Saint-Germain’s Brazilian forward Neymar reacts after missing to score a goal during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final football match between Atalanta and Paris Saint-Germain at the Luz Stadium in Lisbon on August 12, 2020. (Photo by RAFAEL MARCHANTE / POOL / AFP)   Paris Saint-Germain snatched a dramatic victory from the jaws of defeat…

Buhari Mourns Nigeria’s ‘Long Time Friend’, Walter Carrington…

President Muhammadu Buhar mourns former United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Walter Carrington   President Muhammadu Buhari has mourned the former United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Walter Carrington. The President in a tribute on Thursday evening described the late diplomat as Nigeria’s ‘Long Time Friend’ who was courageous. He said the late Carrington “openly supported the…

Insecurity: Nigeria Police Overstretched, Akeredolu Defends Inauguration Of Amotekun…

A file photo of Ondo State Governor, Olurotimi Akeredolu.   Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, says the Nigeria Police Force is being overstretched as the nation confronts the numerous security challenges. Speaking during an interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today, Governor Akeredolu called for the decentralising of the police. “There are a lot of problems…

Man Utd’s Jones Received Twitter Apology After Jibe…

Phil Jones has endured a difficult season and missed out on a place in United’s squad for the current Europa League campaign with an ankle injury.   Manchester United defender Phil Jones has received an apology from Twitter after its official UK account mocked the England international. The verified @TwitterUK account took a swipe at…

The YNaija Rankings: Top 10 News Platforms (January – June)…

News outlets are continually engaging in the never-ending struggle of breaking the news first, creating the best content, and attracting the most extensive viewership. There are a plethora of news media platforms in the vast Nigerian online content ecosystem. From the churn, YNaija has collated two separate rankings of the top 10 news media web…

DSS Releases Mailafia After Six Hours Of Interrogation…

A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Obadiah Mailafia   The Department of State Services has released former Central Bank Deputy Governor, Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, after questioning him for more than six hours. Dr. Malaria was on Tuesday questioned by officials of the agencies in Jos, the Plateau State Capital…

Viral Trump Impersonator Sarah Cooper Gets Netflix Show…

WASHINGTON, DC – AUGUST 07: In this photo illustration, comedian Sarah Cooper’s page is displayed on the TikTok app on an Apple iPhone on August 7, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo Illustration by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)   Sarah Cooper, the US comedian whose uncanny lip-synch impersonations of President Donald Trump have gained millions of fans…

Champions League Quarter-Finals Guide…

Paris Saint-Germain’s Brazilian forward Neymar (C) and Paris Saint-Germain’s French forward Kylian Mbappe (R) celebrate with supporters outside the Parc des Princes stadium, in Paris, on March 11, 2020 after winning the UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Borussia Dortmund.  Photo: Anne-Christine POUJOULAT / AFP  …