Trial of Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine starts Monday, government official says

Subscribe to Fortune’s Outbreak newsletter for a daily roundup of stories on the coronavirus outbreak and its impact on global business. The first participant in a clinical trial for a vaccine to protect against the new coronavirus will receive an experimental dose on Monday, according to a government official. The National Institutes of Health is funding the […]

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A-League soldiers on in the face of coronavirus, but at what cost?

It’s Monday. Time to talk about the good, bad and ugly from Round 23 in the A-League. But first … The health and safety of staff and officials Much like when bushfires ravaged parts of Victoria and New South Wales earlier this season, this weekend provided a reminder as to the real-life importance of football […]

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LASG set to review money lending operations

By Olasunkanmi Akoni The Lagos State Government has commenced the process for the review of its proposed laws regulating money lender’s activities in the state, saying there was the need to repose confidence in the industry. State Commissioner for Home Affairs, Prince Anofiu Elegushi, who stated this at a “Stakeholders Forum” to examine the laws […]

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Fact checking claims from the Democratic debate between Biden and Sanders

Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders sparred one-on-one Sunday in a Democratic debate, held without a live audience in the shadow of a growing coronavirus pandemic. A look at how some of their claims compare with the facts: SANDERS: Noting that the U.S. is the only major country that doesn’t guarantee health insurance, he […]

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NNPC blames gas cylinder explosion for Lagos blasts

NNPC …Shuts down petrol pipeline, assures of steady fuel supply By Michael Eboh The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Sunday, blamed the  explosion that occurred at the Abule-Ado Area of Lagos State, in the early hours of Sunday, on a gas  explosion which occurred after a truck hit some gas cylinders stacked in a gas […]

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Devin McCourty returning to Patriots on 2-year, $23M deal, source says

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — New England Patriots safety Devin McCourty announced the news of his own signing Sunday night, saying he is foregoing free agency to return to the team this season. The deal is for two years and $23 million, a source told ESPN. McCourty made the announcement on his “Double Coverage” podcast with his […]

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Falcons, defensive tackle Tyeler Davison agree to a three-year extension worth $12 million

The Atlanta Falcons agreed to a three-year, $12 million extension with defensive tackle Tyeler Davison, who started 12 of 16 games in his first year with the team last season. Davison’s deal includes $4.5 million guaranteed, a source told ESPN. He signed a one-year contract worth $895,000 with the Falcons in 2019 after playing four […]

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