Turkey: coronavirus cases surge
Turkey halted all intercity trains and limited domestic flights on Saturday as coronavirus cases jumped by a third in a day to 5,698, with 92 dead.
President Tayyip Erdogan called for a “voluntary quarantine” in which Turks stay at home except for shopping or basic needs. He ordered all international flights stopped.
Intercity travel by citizens would be subject to a governor’s approval.
Turkish Airlines CEO Bilal Eksi said domestic flights would only operate from Ankara and Istanbul to certain big cities as of midnight Saturday.
He said passengers would need to receive permission from the governor’s office after 1400 GMT.… >>> Read Full Story
Kindly Share This Story:Trace. Source: DreamsTime
By Avril Eyewu-Edero
Every time we shake someone, go into a room, use a computer, or kill a person, there is a high probability that you will leave either a biological, digital, trace or physical evidence of yourself at the crime scene. Every contact leaves a trace.
Sir Edmond Locard’s (French criminologist) principle of exchange which is the basis of forensic analysis states that ‘Every contact leaves a trace’, the sole aim of a forensic scientist or criminal investigator is to find evidence(s) related to an offender at a scene and compare to he/she’s sample either from a database … >>> Read Full Story
The crater left by the strange blast in Akure believed to be a meteorite
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu tweeted this morning he was on his way to the scene of a strange massive blast that rocked Akure, Ondo State capital overnight.
The blast, which occurred on Akure-Owo Road, was suspected to be from a meteorite
Like meteorites, the blast left a crater.
Photographs published online from the scene, at a village near Akure Airport revealed the crater.
Many residents rushed to the scene early today.
Governor Akeredolu tweeted:
“I’ve been briefed by security agencies in the state concerning the loud blast that was heard in Akure. … >>> Read Full Story
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Spain boss Luis Enrique says he will “always be grateful” to former club Barcelona and has not ruled out a return to the Liga giants in the future.
The 49-year-old followed up spells at Roma and Celta Vigo with a successful stint at Camp Nou, where he won nine trophies in three seasons.
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Luis Enrique stepped down in 2017 and is now in charge of the Spanish national side, but he is open to the idea of coaching Barcelona for a second time.
Asked in a Q&A session with … >>> Read Full Story
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has imposed a dusk to dawn curfew as part of stringent measures to halt the spread of coronavirus pandemic in the state.
The governor has also ordered the closure of markets except those selling perishable food items as Oyo State now has three confirmed cases of the new coronavirus.
“As a result of this, I have directed that the following additional measures be put in place: a dusk to dawn curfew (7 PM to 6 AM); no gatherings of more than ten people should be held anywhere in Oyo State,” Makinde said on … >>> Read Full Story
Kindly Share This Story:Super Falcons Ohale Marvis (L) on the ball against her opponents during the 2020 Olympics qualifier match between Nigeria and Algeria in Lagos on Tuesday (3/9/19).
Nigeria moved into the 38th position on FIFA’s latest Women’s World Rankings released for the first quarter of 2020 on Friday.
The African champions climbed a spot from 39th position in December 2019 amid the country’s inactivity since bowing out of the Olympic Games qualifiers last October. The Super Falcons missed out on a return to the showpiece event for the third time in a row at the expense of West African rivals Cote d’Ivoire on … >>> Read Full Story
Juventus forward, Paulo Dybala has opened up on his struggle with coronavirus (COVID-19), saying that he could hardly breathe.
Dybala became the third player of the club to test positive for coronavirus last weekend, after teammates Daniele Rugani and Blaise Matuidi.
The Argentine international and his girlfriend, Oriana Sabatini, tested positive for the deadly disease.
Dybala, who had already been in self-isolation for ten days, has now discussed his symptoms and how he felt while battling against COVID-19.
“I developed strong symptoms, but today I already feel much better,” Dybala told Juventus’ official YouTube channel.
“Now I can move better, walking and trying … >>> Read Full Story