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Rescue teams on Wednesday drilled new holes down a gold mine in China’s Shandong province, searching for more survivors after an explosion 10 days ago and preparing an escape passage for a group known to still be alive, state media reported.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Information, Mr Gbenga Omotoso, on Tuesday, disclosed that the state generates 400 cylinders of oxygen for the care of COVID-19 patients.
Another new variant of the novel coronavirus seems to have emerged in Nigeria, the head of Africa's disease control body said on Thursday, cautioning more investigation was needed.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is scheduled to discuss on Sunday a tightening of lockdown restrictions with state leaders as coronavirus infections rise and amid growing calls for action, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
The roller coaster which the Nigerian equities market has enjoyed in the last two months may be short-lived as there are indications that investors are planning to take advantage of the low yield being recorded in the money market by diverting into Bitcoin trading.
Pope Francis has given the Vatican secretariat of state three months to transfer all of its financial holdings to another Vatican office following its bungled management of hundreds of millions of euros in donations and investments that are now the subject of a corruption investigation.
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American Williams, who turns 39 on Saturday, had hoped to stay at her French apartment as she attempts to win a record-equalling 24th Singles major. She has three French Open titles on her CV.
Iran is ready to pay compensations pertaining to the Ukrainian passenger plane that crashed in Iran’s airspace in January, head of Iran’s Civil Aviation Organisation told official IRNA news agency on Saturday.
Russia’s energy minister Alexander Novak has tested positive for Covid-19, Russian news agency TASS has reported.
Israeli warplanes pounded Hamas-ruled Gaza early Tuesday in response to Palestinian fire balloon attacks across the border, the Israeli army said.
Ireland’s Health Minister says he has not discussed with his public health team about implementing other local lockdowns as the government’s intention remains to lift two-week restrictions in the counties of Kildare, Offaly and Laois.
President Rodrigo Duterte of Philippines, on Monday went into isolation to keep him safe from COVID-19, his spokesman, Harry Roque, said after a cabinet member tested positive for the virus.
Turkish Super Lig outfit Galatasaray are desperate to sign Nigeria winger Samuel Kalu from Ligue 1 club Girondis Bordeaux this summer.
Chelsea are closing on a £40million transfer swoop for Brighton and Hove Albion skipper Lewis Dunk as Frank Lampard looks to shore up his defence.
Twelve health workers comprising of three doctors and nine nurses have tested positive for COVID-19 at the Federal Medical Centre, Jalingo, the Taraba state capital.
Director General of National Directorate of Employment, NDE, Mallam Abubakar Fikpo, has said the President Muhammadu Buhari’s led Federal Government was determined to eradicate poverty and unemployment in the country.
South African Minister in the Presidency, Jackson Mthembu, passed away on Thursday due to COVID-19 related complications, President Cyril Ramaphosa said.
The two had been convicted in August by a sharia court in Nigeria’s northern, mainly Muslim state of Kano. Teenager Omar Farouq was accused of making blasphemous comments during an argument, while Yahaya Aminu Sharif was accused of having shared a blasphemous message on WhatsApp.
The City of London on Thursday approved the removal from its ceremonial Guildhall home of statues of two figures that symbolise the financial sector’s historic role in slavery.
Eddie Hearn has hinted at a possible venue for the long-awaited heavyweight clash between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury.
Some gunmen on Thursday night kidnapped a former member of the Bauchi State House of Assembly, Abdulmumuni Ningi.
The Blues hierarchy is deeply unhappy with recent results, which have seen the Blues lose five of the past eight Premier League games.
Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command last Tuesday arrested two suspected cultists during a gun duel with members of the Aye confraternity at Igbelara, Ikorodu area of the state.
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden plans to sign dozens of executive orders and send sweeping bills to Congress in his first days in office, aiming to roll back some of Donald Trump’s signature policies on immigration and climate change while taking action to ramp up the government’s response to the coronavirus crisis.