The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has expressed satisfaction at the 3,000 Nigerian youth that have so far taken advantage of the ministry’s online training and attained competency badges under the Ministry’s DY.ng initiative.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) is committed to the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic on all fronts, particularly protecting young people.
The sum of N500, 000 has been donated to the Bauchi State government to enable it to fight the spread of COVID-19 in the state.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has revealed that a total of 185 people have died of Lassa fever with 951 cases confirmed in the country since the beginning of the year 2020.
The ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) has called on the Federal Government to track and monitor the utilisation of resources committed to the COVID-19 response by setting up a clear accountability mechanism structure in partnership with Civil Society Organisations.
Three-time African Footballer of the Year Abedi Pele has released a statement paying tribute to Pape Diouf.
Everyone is affected by the compulsory stay-at-home directive. When newsmen drove round some parts of Lagos, most brothels and hotels had lost its original bustle.
Italy’s national lockdown to try to contain the spread of coronavirus will probably continue beyond the start of May, Angelo Borrelli, head of the Civil Protection Agency, said on Friday.
Retired Doctors, Nurses and Laboratory Scientists across the country have volunteered their services to the cause of fighting the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic spreading across States in Nigeria.
However, with 20 COVID-19 patients already discharged and 2 death recorded, the total active cases remain 168 in the country.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the rising spate of fake news and misinformation, in spite of repeated caution by government, is distracting the fight against Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Movement For the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, has called on the people of the Southeast region to take advantage of the herbs in curing the COVID-19 ravaging the world.
Millions of Americans without health insurance should not have to pay for any Covid-19 treatment, the White House said on Friday in Washington.
Chelsea and Ivory Coast legend Didier Drogba has joined the likes of Samuel Eto'o and Demba Ba in denouncing the remarks of two French medical practitioners who said on television the vaccine that could be effective in treating coronavirus should first be tested in Africa.
This is coming as the West-African country grapples with the attendant effects of economic shocks as a result of the coronavirus pandemic which has paralysed most activities in the country while infecting over 170 people with two deaths.
Thousands of foreign prostitutes working in Germany have been made homeless after brothels closed due to the coronavirus outbreak and borders snapped shut, making it difficult for them to return home.
Coronavirus-linked flight restrictions are hampering efforts to wipe out locust swarms on the verge of devastating crops in eastern Africa, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said.
Over 100 people have been arrested and arraigned at the Magistrate Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State over violation of the state government’s lockdown in some parts of the state capital following outbreak of Coronavirus.
Cameroon and Abia Warriors Goalkeeper Charles Tambe was reportedly shot in Apata area of Ibadan, Nigeria by hoodlums on Friday morning.
Coronavirus lockdown: Security agencies, task force should treat Nigerians with dignity – Reps deputy whip
The Deputy Chief Whip of the House of Representatives, Hon. Nkeiruka Onyejeocha on Friday urged security agencies and Task-Force set up by Federal and State Governments to treat people with dignity and respect as it is needless to stop people from getting coronavirus by harassing and shooting at them.
Medical charity Alima planned to open an emergency operating theatre this week in Burkina Faso, but the project has stalled because the country closed its borders before a surgeon and anaesthetist could fly in, its director told Reuters.
Dapo Abiodun, Ogun state governor, says the lockdown of the state as directed by President Muhammadu Buhari would commence on Friday.
Manchester City are convinced Arsenal are behind the plot to have their European ban upheld if the Covid-19 crisis prevents an appeal.
Nigeria needs to embark on massive testing and isolation of patients to check the spread of COVID-19 infection in the country, a member of the House of Representatives, Mansur Soro (APC, Bauchi), said on Sunday.
Libya's justice ministry announced on Sunday that over 450 prisoners were being freed in a bid to protect against the spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) in the wake of the war-torn country's first declared infections.
Nigeria’s Victor Moses and teammates at Inter Milan are willing to accept pay cut as the Serie A outfit plan to reduce salaries due to the coronavirus crisis, according to the Italian agency ‘ANSA’,