Art

From Transitioning to Afrobeats to Working with Sarz... Here’s “The Whole Truth” with WurlD  BellaNaija

From Transitioning to Afrobeats to Working with Sarz... Here’s “The Whole Truth” with WurlD BellaNaija

WurlD joined Accelerate TV’s Oscar , Tunde , and Ikechukwu on the isolation edition of “ The Whole Truth “. The music star spoke about how he started his Afrobeats journey, his new EP “ Afrosoul “, working with Shizzi , Sarz and what’s coming in the future. Watch the video below:. Up Next. WATCH this New Episode of MTV Shuga’s “Alone Together” on BN TV. Don't Miss. New Music: Merci-Lisa – Love Potion Full story

Education

‘We Are Not Taking That Risk Yet’, PTF Denies Reports Of Schools Reopening Amid COVID-19

‘We Are Not Taking That Risk Yet’, PTF Denies Reports Of Schools Reopening Amid COVID-19

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has reacted to reports that schools across the country are going to reopen on June 8, 2020, amid the coronavirus pandemic. Speaking with newsmen in Abuja on Wednesday, The Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba who is a member of the PTF, noted that the reports are false as the Federal Government is yet to decide on when schools would reopen. “The material that the Chairman of the PTF spoke ... Full story

Economics

JPMorgan's investment banking head: quarterly revenues tracking 50% up from 2019

JPMorgan's investment banking head: quarterly revenues tracking 50% up from 2019

FILE PHOTO: A view of the exterior of the JP Morgan Chase & Co. Corporate headquarters in the Manhattan borough of New York City, May 20, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Segar. NEW YORK (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co’s ( JPM.N ) head of its corporate and investment banking division said second-quarter revenues for its markets unit are on track to be up more than 50% higher than the same period last year, thanks to extremely strong fixed income and equities ... Full story

Entertainment

Disney proposes partial reopening of Walt Disney World on July 11

Disney proposes partial reopening of Walt Disney World on July 11

May 27 (Reuters) - Walt Disney Co aims to begin reopening its Walt Disney World theme parks in Orlando, Florida on July 11, a company executive said on Wednesday. Disney needs approval from the county task force and Florida’s governor before it can reopen Disney World. (Reporting by Lisa Richwine in Los Angeles and Helen Coster in New York; Editing by Anil D’Silva). Our Standards: The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles. Full story

Health

Brazil coronavirus death toll above 25,000, more than 410,000 cases

Brazil coronavirus death toll above 25,000, more than 410,000 cases

A man walks on an overpass during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 27, 2020. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes. SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil’s death toll from COVID-19 surpassed 25,000 people on Wednesday, at 25,598, the Health Ministry said. Deaths from the disease caused by the coronavirus over the last 24 hours were 1,086. The number of cases rose by 20,599, reaching 411,821 confirmed cases of infection by the ... Full story

Law

U.S. state of Arizona files consumer fraud lawsuit against Google

U.S. state of Arizona files consumer fraud lawsuit against Google

FILE PHOTO: The Google logo is pictured at the entrance to the Google offices in London, Britain January 18, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo. (Reuters) - Arizona filed a consumer fraud lawsuit against Alphabet Inc’s Google on Wednesday, alleging that the company used “deceptive” and “unfair” practices to obtain the location data of users. "Google collects detailed information about its users, including their physical locations, to target ... Full story

Living

Carl Icahn exits Hertz with 'significant' loss

Carl Icahn exits Hertz with 'significant' loss

FILE PHOTO: Billionaire activist-investor Carl Icahn gives an interview on Fox Business Network's Neil Cavuto show in New York, U.S. on February 11, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo. (Reuters) - Billionaire investor Carl Icahn said on Wednesday he had sold his entire equity position in Hertz Global Holdings Inc ( HTZ.N ) at a “significant loss”, days after the car rental pioneer filed for bankruptcy protection. Icahn, who was the ... Full story

Politics

Biden on 100,000 coronavirus deaths: 'To those hurting, the nation grieves with you.'

Biden on 100,000 coronavirus deaths: 'To those hurting, the nation grieves with you.'

FILE PHOTO: Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden is seen at War Memorial Plaza during Memorial Day, amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in New Castle, Delaware, U.S. May 25, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Barria. LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden released a video message on Wednesday marking the grim milestone of 100,000 American lives lost to the coronavirus ... Full story

Sport

Cocaine and Guinea-Bissau: How Africa's 'narco-state' is trying to kick its habit

Cocaine and Guinea-Bissau: How Africa's 'narco-state' is trying to kick its habit

Concern is mounting that Guinea-Bissau's efforts to stem the flow of drugs to Europe and the US have suffered a setback after a military-backed president took office, writes journalist Ricci Shyrock. Court documents show that the loot seized in Guinea-Bissau's largest ever drug bust last September included more than 20 vehicles, among them a "cinnamon coloured" Mercedes Benz, $3m (£2.5m) stashed in bank accounts, $90,000 worth of wine and ... Full story

Technology

Rio Tinto says it can extract strategic mineral from metal plant processing waste

Rio Tinto says it can extract strategic mineral from metal plant processing waste

FILE PHOTO: The Rio Tinto logo is displayed on a visitor's helmet at a borates mine in Boron, California, U.S., November 15, 2019. REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon. (Reuters) - Rio Tinto Plc said on Wednesday it has developed a process to extract the rare earth scandium from its titanium dioxide production process and is studying ways to commercially produce the mineral. The move is the latest example of Rio taking a second look at the waste from its ... Full story