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FDA cautions pet owners about infecting their pets in new video

Pets might not infect people with coronavirus, but pet owners need to protect cats, dogs and other companion animals, the US Food and Drug Administration cautioned in a new YouTube video. The video pushes the “aww” button with images of adorable furry kittens, ferrets, puppies and loving owners. “Though it doesn’t seem like animals can …

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BBC will stop streaming shows in ultra HD to cut the strain on the UK’s internet

BBC will stop streaming shows in ultra high definition as part of efforts to reduce strain on the internet, the British public service broadcaster said Thursday. “As a precautionary measure, we will no longer make programmes on BBC iPlayer available in Ultra High-Definition. We will keep the situation under review and are in contact with …

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Buhari has urged telecommunications service providers to ensure that yet-to- be covered areas get priority attention

The President spoke on Thursday in Abuja at the unveiling of the National Broadband Plan 2020-2025, inauguration of the Communications and Digital Economy complex, launching of the Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship Training and launching of the Abuja Emergency Communication Centre and the National Emergency Toll-Free Number 112. Buhari, in a statement by his Special Adviser …

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COVID-19: Lagos teachers to teach on radio, TV, online

To ensure school children continue learning during their forced holidays, the Lagos State Education Commissioner, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo, said the Ministry of Education had made arrangements for teachers to teach core subjects to help SS3 candidates preparing for the West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE). Public and private primary and secondary schools in the …

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Coronavirus: FG Orders Closure Of All Tertiary Institutions, Secondary And Primary Schools

This was confirmed by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education, Mr Sonny Echono. According to a communique on Thursday, Arc Sonny Echono who gave the order on behalf of the Education Minister, Adamu Adamu, also noted that all 104 Unity Schools in the country should close on the 26th of March, 2020 as …

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WHO Declares International Emergency Over Coronavirus

The UN health agency on Thursday declared an international emergency over the deadly novel coronavirus from China — a rarely used designation that could lead to improved international coordination in tackling the disease. “Our greatest concern is the potential for the virus to spread to countries with weaker health systems,” World Health Organization (WHO) chief …

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US President Donald Trump wished North Korea’s Kim Jong Un a happy birthday, Seoul said Friday — with nuclear talks deadlocked and six years after former Chicago Bulls star Dennis Rodman serenaded Pyongyang’s leader

North Korea has never officially confirmed Kim’s age or date of birth, but Rodman’s breathy Marilyn Monroe-style performance of “Happy Birthday” took place before an exhibition basketball match in Pyongyang on January 8, 2014. In a sanctions document, the US Treasury has said Kim was born on that day in 1984, which would make him …

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Airstrikes being conducted by the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE as part of the ongoing Operation RATTLESNAKE 2 have continued to yield tremendous results

The latest in the series of achievements by the troops is the destruction of portions of an Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) tactical headquarters and neutralization of some of their fighters at Kollaram on the fringes of the Lake Chad in Borno State.   In the words of the airforce spokesperson Air Commodore, …

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Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani was on track to win a second term Sunday after election officials announced he had scored a majority in the presidential polls

But despite Ghani’s apparent clean win, the fallout from the bitterly contested September 28 election looked set to continue, with top rival Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah saying he would contest the result. According to the Independent Election Commission, Ghani won 50.64 percent of the vote in the September 28 poll, easily besting Abdullah, who scored …

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A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr Mike Ozekhome, and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have disagreed over the claims that nobody was allowed access to a former Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr Mohammed Adoke

This comes shortly after Mr Adoke returned to Nigeria from Dubai in company with INTERPOL officers aboard Emirates Airlines Flight 785. The aircraft is said to have departed the Emirati commercial capital at about 8am Nigerian time and touched down at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja after about eight hours later. Ozekhome, who …

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