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United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has warned in a new report of significant and growing consequences for children as the COVID-19 pandemic lurches toward a second year, ahead of World Children’s Day on 20 November, Averting a Lost COVID Generation is the first UNICEF report to comprehensively outline the dire and growing consequences for children as the pandemic drags on.
The poem quoted above: “The Second Coming” by Irish poet William Butler Yeats (1919) is probably one of the most adapted and quoted poems in world literature, and in politics and culture, to describe moments of anxiety, uncertainty and a seeming “slouching towards” chaos and anarchy in any community.
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 354 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the total number infections to 45,244.
The deputy governor sued for calm and enjoined the residents of the state to follow the safety protocols highlighted by the government and health authorities. He stressed that the state government is determined to flatten the curve of Coronavirus and curb community transmission
A Pharmacist, Mr Abiodun Ajibade, on Sunday attributed the spike in cases of COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria to carefree attitude of many people was responsible for increase in spread of in the country.
Brazil’s President, Jair Bolsonaro, has tested positive for the coronavirus after months of downplaying the dangers of the disease, as the United States begins its withdrawal from the World Health Organization despite logging a record number of new infections.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and Road Transport Unions have adopted resolutions towards enforcing COVID-19 protocol in the post interstate transportation restriction.
Malawi’s new President Lazarus Chakwera on Saturday ordered his inauguration ceremony be scaled down amid a surge of coronavirus cases, dampening excitement around his election win.
New Zealand reported no new cases of COVID-19 for two consecutive days on Wednesday, according to the Ministry of Health.
The Government of the State of Osun on Tuesday night confirmed that its Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Prince Wole Oyebamiji, has tested positive for Coronavirus.
As total infections in Nigeria hit 24,077, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has warned against abandoning face masks in favour of face shields.
Virologist urges governors to deploy ‘health marshals’ in communities to check spread of coronavirus
A virologist, Dr Akyala Ishaku, has advised state governors to make use of ”marshals’ to check community spread of the COVID-19.
Sri Lanka’s national air carrier, SriLankan Airlines, is planning to resume flights to South Korea, China and Australia from August once the country’s international airports open for foreign tourists, local media reports said on Tuesday.
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), has asked President Muhammadu Buhari not to allow states take full control of managing the COVID-19 pandemic saying Nigerians may suffer.
The joint EU-UN Spotlight Initiative, on Monday called on the media to intensify advocacy through reportage of violence against women and girls to end the menace in the country.
Mr Tokunbo Abiru, APC’s candidate for the Lagos East bye-election, has said that quality representation at the National Assembly is an antidote to diverse national development and security challenges.
General Motors announced today that it is abandoning Donald Trump’s effort to take away California’s ability to set fuel efficiency standards. The company, along with Fiat Chrysler and Toyota, previously backed Trump’s efforts to roll back fuel efficiency standards.
The Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, says the 2021 Appropriation Bill currently before the house will be passed before Dec. 31.
The Elder and major Stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday affirmed the belief that it is the turn of the South East to produce President of Nigeria in 2023.
The Nigerian Embassy in Germany has suspended a security guard, identified as Martins, in connection with allegations of sexual abuse and other criminal activity.
Aston Villa winger Jack Grealish insists he needs to star at a major tournament before he is worthy of comparisons to England legend Paul Gascoigne.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan and Senator Mohammed Sani Musa (Niger East) have faulted a report linking them to alleged bribery in the process leading to the reappointment of the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
“He was picking off passes, and I was just thinking, I didn’t even know what was going to happen there,” Eze says in the latest Uncut episode on the Premier League’s YouTube channel.
Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo scored a first-half brace to return Juventus to winning ways with a 2-0 victory over Cagliari in their Serie A clash at the Allianz Stadium on Saturday.