Rave News Digest: Kcee And Wife Welcome Third Child, Immigration Officers Allegedly Punished For #BopDaddy Challenge, Serie A + More
Kcee and his wife, Ijeoma have welcomed their third child, immigration officers punished for #BopDaddy challenge, Serie A aims for June 13 restart. Stay in the know with our Rave News Digest which summarizes five of the hottest global news you need to catch up on, saving you time and energy. Consider it your daily news fix.
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1. Kcee and wife welcome third child
Nigerian singer, Kingsley Okonkwo who is popularly known as Kcee has welcomed his third child with wife Ijeoma Okonkwo. In a post shared on his Instagram page on Tuesday, May 12, 2020, Kcee announced the birth of their baby boy which also happened to be his wife’s birthday.
“When counting the luckiest people on earth I count myself first, my wife just gave birth to a bouncing baby boy (King Kwemtochukwu Okonkwo) today which happens to be her birthday,” he wrote.
“The mother, the father, the newborn baby, Kanye, Sommy, and of course his favorite uncle @iam_emoney1 are all doing very well. You all should pls help me wish @misseijay a happy birthday and ask her what she wants as her birthday gift cos money no be problem. God is the greatest no.”
Congratulations to Kcee and his wife, Ijeoma on the birth of their third child.
2. Immigration officers punished for participating in the #BopDaddy challenge
The Nigerian Immigration Service has disciplined five of its female officers by transferring them to Borno, Yobe, Kano and other States far away from their current duty posts for participating in a social media competition known as #BopDaddy challenge.
The immigration authorities stated that the five women would not be given any relocation allowance and must resume at their new duty posts within seven days despite a ban on interstate travel currently in place.
According to a document posted on social media, the five officers are – Priscilla Irabor, Catherine Bakura, Blessing Udida, Binti Attabor, and Ockiya Eneni. Early in April, the NIS in a disciplinary memo asked the women to explain why they should not be disciplined for allegedly violating the agency’s internal code.
3. Lesotho is the last African nation to record a COVID-19 case
The southern African country of Lesotho has recorded its first coronavirus case, its health ministry has said, becoming the last nation on the continent to confirm an infection.
The ministry on Wednesday said it conducted 81 coronavirus tests on travelers from neighboring South Africa and Saudi Arabia, of which one was positive, while the results of 301 other tests are awaited.
“The Ministry of Health informs the Basotho nation and the entire community living in Lesotho, that the country now has the first confirmed case of COVID-19,” Director-General Dr Nyane Letsie said. The patient is a Lesotho national studying in Saudi Arabia.
4. UN chief warns that the psychological suffering will outlast the pandemic
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned that psychological suffering will outlast the coronavirus crisis.
“Even when the pandemic is brought under control, grief, anxiety, and depression will continue to affect people and communities,” he said in a message.
The UN chief launched a policy brief urging governments, civil society and health authorities to address the mental health dimension of the crisis.
5. Serie A aims for 13 June restart subject to government approval
Serie A plans to resume its season on 13 June if Italy’s government approves. The league’s general assembly met on Wednesday via video conference and approved the date for resumption “in accordance with government decisions and medical protocols.”
Clubs in the Italian top-flight returned to training earlier in May but players can only train individually.
Serie A was suspended on 9 March with 12 full rounds and four outstanding fixtures still to play. Juventus, chasing their ninth consecutive Serie A title, are top of the league, a point ahead of Lazio. Teams will be able to train collectively from Monday.
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