Okowa condoles with Ebimami family over death of their patriarch –

By Etop Ekanem Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State and thepeople of the state have condoled the family of late Chief Emmanuel Ebimami of Egbema kingdom in Warri North Local Government Area, over the death of their patriarch. The governor, who was represented by his deputy, Kingsley Otuaro, at the […]

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FDA pushes virtual clinical trials during coronavirus outbreak

This is the web version of Brainstorm Health Daily, Fortune’s daily newsletter on the top health care news. To get it delivered daily to your in-box, sign up here. Happy Wednesday, readers. I want to start off with an announcement: Our 2020 Fortune Brainstorm Health conference, which was scheduled for April, has been postponed. This was a […]

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Nigeria cancels already issued visas for travelers from 13 countries

Visa The Federal Government has announced the cancellation of already issued visas for travelers from 13 countries as part of measures to contain the pandemic coronavirus. Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, briefed State House correspondents at the sidelines of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting on Wednesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting was […]

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The IRS deadline to pay taxes was extended by 90 days. What does that mean for filers?

The Trump administration has announced that most individuals and businesses will be allowed to delay paying their federal tax bills for 90 days as part of an emergency relief plan amid the coronavirus pandemic. Some questions and answers about the delay and its potential impact on the U.S. economy: Do I still need to file […]

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Coronavirus kills 475 people in Italy within 24 hours

Coronavirus economic impact concept image By Nwafor Sunday About four hundred and seventy five people are dead in Italy within twenty four hours, making it the world’s worst affected country after China. BBC noted that there are a total of 35,713 confirmed cases in the country, with more than 4,000 having successfully recovered. Lombardy, the […]

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Trump signs coronavirus relief package into law, providing paid sick leave, free testing

Subscribe to Fortune’s Outbreak newsletter for a daily roundup of stories on the coronavirus outbreak and its impact on global business. The Senate cleared the second major bill responding to the coronavirus pandemic, with lawmakers rushing to follow up with an additional economic rescue package that President Donald Trump’s administration estimates will cost $1.3 trillion. […]

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Source — Ex-Raiders safety Karl Joseph agrees to join Browns

Former Raiders safety Karl Joseph has agreed to a deal to join the Cleveland Browns, a source told ESPN’s Josina Anderson. Joseph, the Raiders’ first-round pick out of West Virginia in 2016, suffered a season-ending broken right foot while planting and leaping to make a game-sealing interception of the Los Angeles Chargers’ Philip Rivers in […]

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Ekiti gov, Fayemi, confirms 38-yr-old male tests positive

Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, has confirmed that a 38-year-old male has tested positive for coronavirus in the state. The Ekiti State Taskforce on Covid-19, headed by His Excellency Dr John Kayode Fayemi, can confirm that we have recorded an incidence of a Nigerian male, 38 years old, of Ekiti origin, who has tested positive […]

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Silver says NBA will consider many ideas if play can resume

The NBA is considering an idea where some players would be quarantined or isolated for purposes of being able to compete against one another and provide basketball fans with some sort of diversion from the coronavirus pandemic. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver revealed that notion as one of several items under consideration by the league right […]

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Lions give CB Desmond Trufant 2-year, $21M deal, source says

Cornerback Desmond Trufant has agreed to a two-year contract with the Detroit Lions worth $21 million, including $14 million guaranteed, a source told ESPN’s Jordan Schultz. Trufant became a free agent after the Atlanta Falcons released him with three years and $35.25 million left on his contract. The move saved the Falcons $4.95 million against […]

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