Indian And Chinese Troops ‘Clash On Border’ In Sikkim

Dozens of Indian and Chinese soldiers have exchanged physical blows in a clash on the shared border, Indian media report. Seven Chinese and four Indian troops were injured, an army official reportedly said, near the Naku La sector in the border state of Sikkim. Local commanders spoke and resolved the dispute, which took place on Saturday. The two countries have competing claims over their shared 3,400 kilometre (2,100 mile) border. The latest tense face-off took place near the Naku La sector in Sikkim, more than 5,000 metres (16,400ft) above sea…

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Coronavirus: Germany Infection Rate Rises As Lockdown Eases

Coronavirus infections are rising in Germany, official data shows, just days after the country eased its lockdown restrictions. According to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), Germany’s reproduction rate – the number of people each confirmed patient infects – is now above 1. This means the number of infections is now rising in the country. The report came as thousands of Germans gathered on Saturday calling for a total end to the lockdown. Chancellor Angela Merkel announced a broad relaxation of national restrictions on Wednesday after talks with the leaders of…

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Rivers Govt Declares PDP Youth Leader Wanted, To Demolish Hotels

The Rivers State Government, on Sunday, declared Mr Princewill Osaroejiji, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s Youth Leader in Eleme Local Government Area wanted. This was contained in a statement issued in Port Harcourt by Mr Paulinus Nsirim, the state Commissioner for Information and Communications. The statement said that Osaroejiji was declared wanted by the state government over his alleged involvement in criminal activities. It said that N5 million would be given to anyone who provided reliable information that would lead to Osaroejiji’s arrest The state government also said that two…

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Police Officer Dies From COVID-19 Complications In Ogun State

An officer of the Nigerian Police Force has died from coronavirus Disease COVID-19 complications at the Federal Medical Centre , Abeokuta, Ogun State. The spokesperson said the officer’s COVID-19 test result returned positive on Sunday morning. This brings the number of death recorded at the facility within a week to two The Head of Public Relations at FMC, Segun Orisajo, on Sunday morning, confirmed the death of the unnamed police officer.  He said the officer died at the facility three days ago. According to Orisajo, the deceased presented in the…

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Kwara Records First COVID -19 Death, 4 New Cases

Kwara State Government has announced the death of one of its COVID-19 patients. A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor AbdulRahan AbdulRazaq and COVID-19 Technical Committee spokesman Rafiu Ajakaye, , disclosed this on Sunday. The deceased, according to the statement, had recently arrived Kwara from Lagos with his wife and a child, shortly after he suffered stroke at his Lagos base The four new cases brings the number of confirmed active cases in Kwara to 31. According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, Nigeria now has…

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