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WHO Predicts 100,000 Deaths from Covid-19 by end of Tokyo Olympics
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WHO Predicts 100,000 Deaths from Covid-19 by end of Tokyo Olympics

The World Health Organization (WHO) has predicted 100,000 covid-19 deaths by the end of the Tokyo Olympics this summer. The Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics, delayed for a year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, finally kicked off today, Wednesday, July 21. Some 11,000 athletes from 200 countries are set to arrive for the Olympics and the number of cases in Japan linked to the Games now stands at 79, according to organizers. Five of them are Olympic Village residents, three of which are athletes. Competitors including US gymnast Kara Eaker, basketball player Katie Lou Samuelson and tennis star Coco Gauff tested positive for Covid prior to arriving in Tokyo, ending their Olympic dreams. However, World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has urged people n...
Actress Susan Peters laments after buying a small basket of fish for N12,000
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Actress Susan Peters laments after buying a small basket of fish for N12,000

Actress Susan Peters took to Instagram to lament after buying a small basket of fish for N12,000. Susan who revealed that the basket had 12 fish in it, disclosed that it meant that she bought each one for N1,000. She further hinted on relocation as the increased food prices might stop many from cooking. The actress wrote;   This small basket of 12 is 12000 so it means 1k per one fish today , na waoh . Where are we heading to? E be like say na to relocate remain ooo, so we masses won't be able to cook again since meat is being extinguished. God na only you get power o , please do something
Man Utd Book EL Final Spot Despite Roma Loss
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Man Utd Book EL Final Spot Despite Roma Loss

Manchester United booked their place in the Europa League final as they clinched an 8-5 aggregate win over Roma despite going down 3-2 in the second leg at the Stadio Olimpico. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side will face Villarreal at the Gdansk Arena in Poland after the Spanish side overcame Arsenal in the other semi-final following a goalless draw at the Emirates. United extinguished any faint hope of a turnaround in the Italian capital when Cavani extended their lead (39) but quickfire second-half goals from Edin Dzeko (57) and Bryan Cristante (60) put Roma in front. Cavani notched his second of the night with a trademark header (68) before 19-year-old Nicola Zalewski settled the game on the night to cap an entertaining second leg - but United progress to their eighth European fi...
Gov. Udom’s Aide, Uwah Raises Alarm Over invasion of Farmland by Herdsmen
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Gov. Udom’s Aide, Uwah Raises Alarm Over invasion of Farmland by Herdsmen

  The Senior Special Assistant to the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel on Marketing and Brand Management, Mr. Ime Uwah, has raised an alarm over the alleged invasion of his farm by herdsmen. He said the farmland located along Airport road was first invaded by the herdsmen in July 2020 and again on 10th February 2021. Uwah recalled that during last year’s invasion, his farm manager challenged them and the herdsmen out of anger cut off his hand. He said in the latest incident of 10th February 2021, the herdsmen set fire on another farm near his own and the fire spread and consumed over 400 stands of plantains in his farm. He said “sometime in July, last year, we had an incident where the herdsmen passed through our farmland. They will normally pass through the ...
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Fire guts Otukpo Main Market in Benue

Shops and goods worth millions of Naira were destroyed after fire gutted Otukpo Main Market in the early hours of today March 16. Federal Fire Service said they arrived at the scene at 4am today to combat the inferno. @Fedfireng tweeted: "At exactly 4:00 hours, today 16/03/2020, Men of the Federal Fire Service, Zone A division, turned out to combat a raging inferno at the Main Market, Otukpo, Benue State. Fire was successfully extinguished."     However, someone whose mother's shop was affected by the fire claims the fire service didn't show up till 8am.     Photos and videos shared online show concerned residents and shop owners doing everything they could to subdue the flames that continued raging hours after it began.   ...

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