Biden’s Lead Increases In Wisconsin After Recount Trump Campaign Paid For
With Michigan, Pennsylvania, Georgia and Nevada having certified President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in their respective states, President Donald Trump has turned to Wisconsin in his latest attempt to overturn the election. But his efforts seemed to backfire after officials in the state’s most populous county announced Friday that the recount not only upheld Biden’s win, but it actually added votes to his lead. Out of the 460,000 ballots that were cast in Milwaukee County, Biden earned a net gain of 132 votes. Although an inconsequential number considering Biden won Wisconsin by roughly 20,000...
New York COVID-19 cases rise as state reports record number of tests, highest daily infections since April
ALBANY, N.Y. — New York’s COVID-19 cases rose again on Friday, reaching levels not seen since the spring, as the state braces for a post-Thanksgiving surge of infections.Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that 219,442 coronavirus test results were reported to the state a day earlier, a record high for the second consecutive day.However, the number of positive results also increased, with 8,176, or 3.72% of those tested, found to have the virus. That’s the highest daily number of positive cases since late April.Cuomo, who said earlier in the week he is preparing a “winter plan” for the state as cases ...
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Ondo: A Nigerian State under siege
With events of the last few days, Ondo State, Southwest Nigeria is under serious siege. Kidnappers, herdsmen and robbers are scampering for the soul of the state. Residents are living in fear, traversing communities within the state is no longer safe.VDO.AIThis is because men of the dark world are having field day unchallenged. Kidnapping for ransom and killings have gone up, with poor policing system compounding the crisis in the State.The terrain in Ondo, coupled with bad roads aid kidnapping. The moment motorists slowed down on approaching dilapidated roads, the kidnappers lurking around sp...
NAFEST 2020: Bayelsa takes overall 1st position
Bayelsa state on Saturday bagged the overall first position at the National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST) competitive events.VDO.AIthe competitive events were on traditional cuisines, arts and crafts, essay writing, quiz, traditional board game, indigenous fabrics and fashion parade, indigenous music, archery and coral competitions.Ekiti state and Rivers states emerged in the 2nd overall position, Plateau state bagged 3rd position, Kano and Enugu states had the fourth position, while Delta, Kaduna states and the Federal Capital Territory bagged the fifth position.This was announced dur...
Being A Movie Producer Without A Solid Backup Is Very Hard —Actor, Oseni Aremu
He started acting professionally in 2011, Oseni Samson Aremu who is in his early 30s, is also a movie producer and hails from Igbo Ora in Oyo state. The Lagos State-born actor in this interview by FEMI OGUNTAYO talks about his acting career and the challenges faced on the job. Excepts:What is your educational background?I had my primary and secondary school education in Lagos State, before I went into vocational work, because my parents couldn’t fund my education. So, I couldn’t study further.How and why did you join the acting industry?I joined the industry back in 2011; I had loved acting ri...
The next big thing in Israeli philanthropy
Israeli society was built by the sweat of pioneers. Today, it’s time to take the task of building the Jewish state into the philanthropic digital age.Jewish history is distinguished by the role of mutual aid, solidarity and communal giving. Rooted in the Hebrew Bible, tzedakah (charity) has been part and parcel of Jewish life throughout the ages.Here in Israel, so many of the institutions we rely on were built by that proud tradition. Even before the existence of the state, land was acquired, hospitals were staffed, and educational institutions were built via a web of organizations that provid...
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States impose new virus restrictions
As Americans resist calls to limit their travel for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, state and local officials nationwide are imposing new coronavirus restrictions.In California, Los Angeles County, the nation's largest, officials will prohibit in-person dining for at least three weeks, and a judge on Monday denied a request to temporarily restore indoor service at restaurants and gyms in San Diego County.New cases Monday put the county over an average of 4,500 per day. The county of 10 million residents has had a disproportionately large share of the state's cases and deaths. Although it...
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Michigan adds 6,290 COVID-19 cases, 145 more deaths
DETROIT — Michigan added 6,290 cases and 145 more deaths from COVID-19 on Tuesday as cases continue to surge across the state.Of the Tuesday deaths, 51 were identified during a delayed records review, the state said.The latest additions bring the state’s total of confirmed cases to 320,506 and deaths to 8,688 since the virus was first detected in Michigan in March, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.Michigan finished last week with a record of 50,892 cases, the sixth consecutive record week for confirmed infections, surpassing last week’s total of 44,019 new case...
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Gov Bagudu Presents N141bn Budget Proposal For 2021 Fiscal Year
Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, of Kebbi state has presented a budget proposal of N141 billion to the state assembly for 2021 fiscal year.The governor, who did not give a breakdown of the sectoral allocations of the budget said, the sum of N92.1 billion would go to the capital expenditure while N49.5 was for current expenditures.Bagudu, who said despite the global challenge of COVID-19 pandemic and the #EndSARS crisis that bedevilled the country, the state was able to do well in Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) as the state was able to generates over N10 billion qs at October this year sayin...
Why some city residents are in a state of panic
Dar es Salaam. Some residents of Kunduchi suburb in the commercial capital live in a state of panic while awaiting the government to allocate them new plots due to the liquefaction of the land upon which their houses are built.Oozing mud-slides have been spreading in the area so much so that at least nine houses have collapsed while tens of other houses have cracks, some of which are so serious that makes it dangerous for people to continue residing in them (the houses).“At first, we thought it was due to poor housing because the mud-slides started off as water leaks. This was to be followed b...