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President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday voiced concern over the heavy losses inflicted on South Africa’s media by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The government announced the country's first case of the disease on March 13, following its discovery in Wuhan, China, on December 31, 2019.
There was palpable fear and apprehension at the popular Ophoke-Abba market, Kpiri-Kpiri in Abakaliki, Ebonyi State capital, following the discovery of a substance suspected to be an Improvised Explosive Device (IED).
As the Kogi State Government is putting final touches to the reopening of schools, it has fixed August 18th as the deadline for registration, data capturing and subject analysis for learners in Primary Six and Junior Secondary School Three, sitting for all internal examinations in the State.
The Guild of Medical Directors says there is no scientific proof to back Dr Stella Immanuel, a Nigerian-trained U.S based doctor’s claim of cure for COVID-19 pandemic.
Director General of National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development, NIPRD, Dr Peter Adigwe, has said that analysis carried out by his organisation on the Madagascar’s native formulation against the COVID-19 pandemic, did not show evidence of efficacy on the disease.
When the new coronavirus hit Tanzania in mid-April, President John Magufuli called for three days of national prayer to seek God’s protection from the scourge. Barely a month later, he claimed victory over the disease and invited tourists to return to his East African nation.
Lives are at risk as the new coronavirus pandemic has led to a surge in the trafficking of substandard masks, sanitisers and other medical products, the UN warned Wednesday.
The Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) has said that $15.3million, which is part of the money Olalekan Jacob Ponle aka Woodberry stole, was stashed away in a Bitcoin (BTC) wallet.
The pilot in the helicopter crash that claimed the life of NBA legend Kobe Bryant told air traffic controllers he was trying to climb out of heavy fog just before the doomed chopper slammed into a hillside, preliminary findings showed on Wednesday.
Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, the Director-General, World Health Organisation (WHO), says the agency will use every tool at its disposal to prepare, support and fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
Manchester United have set up a COVID-19 testing facility in the car park of their Carrington Training Complex to test players and staff for coronavirus ahead of a return to training next week.
The Federal Government has said the “Artemisia annua”, the plant extract in Madagascar’s announced ‘remedy’ for coronavirus also grows in Nigeria.
South Africa’s central bank (SARB) said on Friday it would reduce overnight repo auctions to one per day from the two it has held since early March to inject liquidity into the banking system amid the coronavirus pandemic.
This is a piece around and about what I have seen about Coronavirus in Nigeria, from a sociological perspective, and not a report of any pathogenic experience. It has been more than a month since the Federal Government placed Lagos and Ogun states, and the Federal Capital Territory on a lockdown on account of the spread of COVID-19 in those three parts of the country.
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Nigeria Professional Football League outfit Kwara United has confirmed the signing of Michael Ohanu, Adesina Gats, and Afeez Nosiru.
A man, Hule Sunday, on Tuesday appeared in a Wuse Zone Six Chief Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, for allegedly defrauding his business partner of N10 million.
The Court of Appeal President, Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, has established a Governorship Election Petition Tribunal Secretariat in Edo State.
Mali’s military junta announced the leaders of a new transition government in the Sahel state on Monday, which will retain strong army links despite international pressure to appoint civilians after a coup.
Hon. Ikponmwosa Ray Odeh, Senior Special Assistant to Governor Obaseki, has commended the people of Edo State for their conflict-free conduct during the just concluded elections in the state and congratulated the governor for his massive victory.
Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), has congratulated Nigerian-born scientist, Ernest Ezeajughi, who was elected to serve a second term as the Mayor of Brent.
Former Central Bank Governor, Lamido Sanusi, has called for a vigorous education of the girl-child as a crucial solution to Nigeria’s socio-economic development.
The Katsina State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), on Tuesday confirmed that eight persons had died, while 25,961 buildings were affected by floods in parts of the state.
Super Eagles of Nigeria move up from 31st to 29th position in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking.
Victor Osimhen will potentially make his long-awaited Napoli debut from the bench having been named among the substitutes in their Serie A opener against Parma on Sunday.