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Countries that have locked down their populations to prevent the spread of coronavirus need to put a premium on finding new cases and doing everything they can “to suppress and control” the virus, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday.
The Leadership of the National Assembly on Wednesday held a meeting with some Ministers and Heads of agencies from the Executive arm of Government to brainstorm on the impact of Coronavirus pandemic on the Nigerian economy.
Real Madrid is set to sign two attackers at the end of the season as they aim to strengthen their attacking options.
Uefa have confirmed that this season’s Champions League and Europa League finals will not take place at the end of May.
The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has urged Muslim faithful to obey the ban on social gathering by the Lagos State Government to prevent the spread of Coronavirus.
Manchester City are confident that the threat of a Champions League ban will not spark a mass Etihad exodus.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to use his leadership position to “urgently instruct the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to jointly track and monitor spending by federal agencies and state governors to combat coronavirus or COVID19 pandemic in Nigeria.”=
South Africa’s rand weakened on Wednesday amid mounting fears over the fallout from the coronavirus crisis, while investors awaited consumer price inflation and retail sales data to gauge the health of an already battered domestic economy.
President Donald Trump has approved the deferral of some $300 billion in tax payments to the Internal Revenue Service to help Americans weather the economic impact of the coronavirus crisis.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities, (ASUU) and the federal government will again meet today, Tuesday, to resolve the ongoing warning strike by the lecturers.
Arsenal's head of sports medicine, Dr. Gary O'Driscoll, has chosen to remain at the Emirates Stadium after turning down an offer from Premier League leaders Liverpool.
Manchester City are looking to make use of the current suspension in action by making progress with contract negotiations for Kevin De Bruyne and Raheem Sterling.
National leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Sunday said powerful forces in the party want the National Chairman of APC, Adams Oshiomhole, out of office because of their 2023 inordinate political ambition.
The chairman, Ekiti State Council of Traditional Rulers and Alawe of Ilawe-Ekiti, Oba Ajibade Alabi has cautioned the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi against meddling in the internal crisis of the Obas in Ekiti.
Having watched tragic events unfold in his homeland of Italy, where there have been over 17,000 cases of the virus, the 31-year-old was shocked about how sluggish the response was to the crisis from authorities.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has spoken to his Italian counterpart Sergio Mattarella over the phone to offer his “sincere condolences” to the Italian people over the coronavirus crisis.
Overland Airways will temporarily shelve its flight operations from Saturday, March 28, 2020 to Sunday, April 5, 2020, as part of efforts to contain the spread of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.
An explosion has occurred along Akure-Owo expressway, a few kilometres from the Akure metropolis.
South Africa has eased regulations govening small-scale power producers as part of efforts to tackle the country’s energy problems, but industry experts said the changes did not go far enough.
As part of her contributions to government’s effort towards mitigating the spread of COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria, Mandilas Group Ltd, the sole franchise dealer of Carrier air conditioners in Nigeria, has donated air conditioners in support of GTBank’s effort to create a 100-bed isolation centre at Onikan, Lagos.
Arsenal have identified Real Betis playmaker Nabil Fekir as a replacement for Dani Ceballos, whose loan deal expires this summer.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, has announced his resumption of the position of the party’s spokesperson on acting capacity pending the vacation of the Court judgement restranning Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu from performing as the National Publicity Secretary of the ruling party.
As the COVID-19 pandemic stretches into its second month and shows no signs of slowing, President Donald Trump has pushed to relax the restrictions on travel and movement that are, right now, the best hope for controlling the disease.
Facebook on Tuesday said the coronavirus pandemic has users flocking to its services while it undermines ad revenue on which the world’s biggest social network depends.
The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association has advised governments to urgently accord businesses more structured and specific support, to enable them to stay afloat and reduce the impact of Coronavirus on them.
Following the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic, the Kogi State Government has decided to excuse civil servants from work and keep them at home from Monday, as a preventive measure to curb the spread of the deadly virus.