16 doctors died, 1,031 exposed treating patients -NARD, Halep wins Italian Open and more
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Watch Femi Fani-Kayode's ugly attack on journalist at press conference
A one-time Nigerian minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, recently lashed out at a journalist, Eyo Charles, after the Daily Trust reporter asked him during at a press parley in Calabar who was bankrolling his trip to the Cross River State capital. Fani-Kayode, on Wednesday, apologised for referring to Charles as “stupid” but not after he had come under heavy criticism for his outburst.
NLC rejects 6% Tenancy, Lease stamp duty agreement, Global coronavirus cases reach 15.7 million
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Nigeria politicians scandalous fight over new 774,000 job slot II Inside Stuff
Today, in ‘Inside Stuff,’ multi-award-winning columnist and Executive Head of The Guardian's Editorial Board, Martins Oloja, talks about how members of the Nigerian national assembly fight dirty with the minister for labour, Festus Kayamo over the new 774,000 job slot.
Covid-19: 'Bolsonaro is disrespecting the victims,' Brazil's ex-health minister says
Luiz Henrique Mandetta, a doctor by training, was President Jair Bolsonaro's health minister at the start of the Covid-19 crisis in Brazil. Amid a dispute with the president over social distancing measures, he was fired in April. In an interview with FRANCE 24, Dr Mandetta strongly criticised the Brazilian leader: "His management of the situation... has shocked people. The underplaying of the crisis from the beginning has shocked the world, because other countries put the crisis ahead of the economic consequences. He's out on a limb saying that he does not want to stop the economy."
Police arrest fake corps member, 2 soldiers in Ekiti, Falana drums support for Akeredolu’s re-election and more
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Italian football faces disruption as Salvini decree curbs hiring of foreign stewards
A few weeks before leaving the Italian government in September 2019, former interior minister Matteo Salvini signed a decree that effectively restricts the hiring of foreigners as stadium stewards. This "national preference" policy could disrupt the Italian football championship, which relies heavily on often poorly paid staff to assist spectators and security - a job that few Italians want to do. Some even fear that matches will soon have to be played behind closed doors - unless the government finds a way to accept foreign stewards.
Northern Ireland breaks years of deadlock with new leaders
The country has had its main parties at loggerheads since January 2017 but now that has come to an end. The DUP's Arlene Foster has been appointed as First Minister, with Sinn Fein's Michelle O'Neill her deputy.
Finland's Sanna Marin is world's youngest prime minister at 34
34-year-old Sanna Marin of Finland's Social Democrats has been named the country's new prime minister. Marin who was a former transport minister took over from Antti Rinne resigned after six months in office when he lost the confidence of the Centre Party, a coalition partner, over his handling of a postal strike. Sanna Marin is currently the youngest prime minister in the world.