United States Gains 2.5 Million Jobs In May, Unemployment Falls Despite Pandemic

The United States economy regained 2.5 million jobs in May as coronavirus pandemic shutdowns began to ease, sending the unemployment rate falling to 13.3 percent, the Labor Department reported Friday. The result defied even the most optimistic expectations among economists, who had been expecting job losses of more than eight million and a jobless rate …

George Floyd: US Embassy in Nigeria Strongly Warns Citizens of Impending Danger in Lagos State

The United States of America’s Embassy in Nigeria has warned its citizens not to visit its consulate office in Lagos, over a planned protest against the murder of George Floyd. Floyd, an African-American man, was killed on Monday by a white Minneapolis police officer. His death has sparked protests across the US, with the American …

Donald Trump Orders Governors To Allow Places Of Worship To Reopen Immediately

US President Donald Trump has announced that he has ordered governors to open up places of worship opining that is wrong for some state governors to designate ‘liquor stores and abortion clinics’ as ‘essential services’ but keep places of worship like churches, mosques and synagogues closed. Amid the Coronavirus pandemic hat has killed over 95,000 …

US President Trump Threatens To Pull Out Of WHO Over Virus Response

President Donald Trump has threatened to pull the US out of the World Health Organization, accusing it of botching the global coronavirus response and of being a “puppet of China.” The American leader has been locked in a bitter spat with Beijing, alleging it covered up the initial outbreak in central China late last year …

Nigerian Boy Breaks two Records in his School in the United States

A Nigerian boy is being celebrated after he broke two records in his school in the United States. Timi Adelakun, 18, became the first black valedictorian of South Broward High School in Hollywood, Florida. Also, he made history again by having the highest GPA ever recorded at the school. “Coming from a low-income community, it …

US Bans Face Masks Made In China After They Failed Safety Testing

The US govt has placed a ban on face masks produced in China after it failed to meet safety testing and standards. The US Food and Drug Administration has announced that it has canceled the approval for some manufacturers in China to sell N95 respirators in the United States, as they failed to offer adequate …

CORONAVIRUS: US President, Donald Trump deputy’s aide tests positive

United States President, Donald Trump, has said Vice President Mike Pence’s Press Secretary, Katie Miller, tested positive for coronavirus. CNN reports that Miller is now the second White House staff member officially confirmed to have tested positive for the coronavirus this week. One of Trump’s personal valets had tested positive earlier in the week. “She’s …