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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has developed and launched a new guideline for the conduct of elections during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak in the country.
The U.S. response to the coronavirus pandemic is “embarrassing” compared to other countries, Microsoft founder Bill Gates said in an interview with CNN.
The World Bank has accessed the impact of the rampaging COVID-19 pestilence and predicted that 95.7 million Nigerians will live below the poverty line by 2022.
Australians have flocked to tennis courts in record numbers since social distancing measures put in place to contain the COVID-19 outbreak were relaxed, Tennis Australia (TA) said on Saturday.
Stadiums in France will re-open to fans on July 11, as the country continues to lift measures imposed to contain the COVID-19 outbreak, the government said on Saturday.
Kuwait on Friday reported 604 new cases of COVID-19 and five more deaths, raising the tally of infections to 38,678 and the death toll to 313, the Health Ministry said in a statement.
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) expressed their concern about living conditions of migrants, refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region amid COVID-19 outbreak.
At least 120 Kenyan students from various universities in Sudan who are stranded following travel restrictions due to Covid-19 crisis could soon return home after Mvita MP Abdulswamad Nassir and well-wishers heeded to their cries to be evacuated.
Tanzania this weekend became the first African country to resume a national league suspended during March because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned against diverting attention and resources from non-communicable diseases (NCDs).
Zambia’s Health Minister Chitalu Chilufya tested positive for the new coronavirus Tuesday as the country’s confirmed cases surpassed the 1,000 mark.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says schools will remain closed until a vaccine for the novel coronavirus is ready.
Lesotho’s former finance minister Moeketsi Majoro has been sworn in as the country’s new prime minister one day after Thomas Thabane resigned as leader.
Indonesia’s COVID-19 cases rose by 693 within one day to 19,189, Achmad Yurianto, a health ministry official, said at a press conference here on Wednesday.
According to the Turkish news outlet, Yeni Asir, the Yellow Reds have identified the Heracles Almelo goal poacher as a possible replacement for Ryan Babel and Florin Andone whose loan deals will expire at the end of this season.
The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, says diversion and safety precaution are imminent, owing to the emergency rehabilitation on the third mainland bridge in Lagos.
Former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has asked security agencies in the country to place suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, on watch list.
The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Comandant Maj.-Gen. Jamil Sarham, reaffirmed the academy’s commitment to turn out the best officers for the Nigerian Armed Forces.
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the seventh virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The chairperson of the Plateau Chapter of the Nigerian Association of Women Journalist (NAWOJ), Jennifer Yarima, has observed that women and girls living in houses without toilet facilities are more at risk of being raped.
The Kwara State Government has acquired two state-of-the-art Mercedes Benz Ambulances to boost emergency response system in the state.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the Appeal Court judgement on the Kogi governorship election delivered on Saturday as a travesty of justice.
Wife of the Benue State Governor, Mrs Eunice Ortom, has tested positive for COVID-19
Oghenekaro Etebo will still not be available to play for Getafe when they visit Osasuna on Sunday in the LaLiga, manager Jose Bordalas has confirmed.
The United States of America, recorded 25 percent of the cases with 53,213 more positive tests, followed by Brazil with 48,105; India, 22,771, and South Africa, 9,000.