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China Celebrates COVID-19 Success As Europe Suffers

China’s leaders held a triumphant ceremony to celebrate beating the coronavirus on Tuesday, as billions of people around the world still suffer the fallout from the pandemic and the global death toll nears 900,000. The upbeat mood in Beijing comes as concerns grow about a resurgence of Covid-19 across Europe, with France tightening restrictions, cases in Britain spiking and schools ...

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COVID-19: CLEEN Foundation, Experts Decry Gross Rights Abuse By Security Agents

Experts on security matters have described as worrisome the spate of human rights abuse by security operatives, whose duty is to first protect and defend the rights of Nigerians. One of the experts, Dr. Michael Ugwueze, who spoke during a webinar on Counter-Terrorism Legislations in Nigeria, organised by the CLEEN foundation, said the conduct of security agents in the enforcement ...

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VACANCIES : UN JOBS

Finance AssistantSave the Children – Save the Children InternationalAdded: 1 hour agoSave Senior Associate, Strategic Communications, TurkeyECF – European Climate FoundationTurkeyAdded: 1 hour agoSave Programme Analyst (Team Leader), Climate, Environment, Resilience – deadline extendedUNDP – United Nations Development ProgrammeArmeniaAdded: 1 hour ago | Closing: 9 Aug 2020Save Un(e) Chargé(e) des opérations pour l’Irak (H/F)HI – Handicap InternationalFixed termFranceAdded: 1 hour ago | Closing: 27 ...

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Foundation calls for Investigation of Security Agents over Extortions

CLEEN Foundation has urged the federal government to investigate extortion of citizens by security agents while enforcing the COVID-19 lockdown in the South-South region and across the country. The Executive Director of the organization, Dr Benson Olugbuo made the demand in a statement he signed and issued to newsmen on Tuesday. Olugbuo noted that virtually all sectors of public and ...

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COVID19: CLEEN Foundation Calls for Disciplinary Action Against the Security Officials who extort from citizens at interstate borders

For Immediate Release Abuja-Nigeria 9:00 pm Monday, 18th May 2020 Commercial Banks are urged to increase the number of active branches to support compliance with physical distancing directives; 1.0 Introduction Nigerians have started adjusting to the phased opening of the economy as announced by President Muhammad Buhari on 27th April 2020. Monday the 4th of May 2020 witnessed a huge ...

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Man, Wife, Three-year-old Child Test Positive For COVID-19 In Ebonyi

Umahi said the three-year-old child, who tested positive for the virus on May 11, was among the eight confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state. man, his wife and their three-year-old child have all tested positive for Coronavirus in Ebonyi State. Governor of the state, David Umahi, made the disclosure on Wednesday during a statewide broadcast. Umahi said the three-year-old child, ...

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Man who allegedly beat wife, bragged on Facebook to be charged to court

A Lagos-based man, Mr Afobaje Maiyegun, who allegedly battered his spouse and bragged about it on Facebook will be charged to court on Friday. The Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) made the disclosure in a statement on Thursday in Lagos.  The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Maiyegun had on May 5 posted on his Facebook page, “I beat my wife ...

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Chinese Don’t Want Africans In China­ —Abike Dabiri-Erewa

The former lawmaker also urged China to respect the rights of Nigerians, noting that there were many illegal Chinese migrants in Nigeria, who are not being singled out for maltreatment by the Nigerian Government Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has urged Nigerians in China to continue to demand their right, noting that it was ...

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China’s ground zero reports virus infections

A passenger wears a hazmat suit as a precaution against the COVID-19 coronavirus as he waits for a train at Hankou Railway Station in Wuhan China reported a new cluster of coronavirus cases in Wuhan Monday after a month without fresh infections at the pandemic’s global epicentre, as a northeastern city was placed under lockdown. The cases added to fears ...

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Little Richard, rock’s flashy founding father, dies at 87

US singer Little Richard transfixed audiences as he transformed the blues into the feverish new style of rock ‘n’ roll Little Richard, whose outrageous showmanship and lightning-fast rhythms intoxicated crowds with hits like “Tutti Frutti” and “Long Tall Sally,” has died. He was 87 years old. Reverend Bill Minson, a friend of the legendary musician, told AFP Little Richard died ...

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