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The IMF and World Bank Group announced Thursday that their annual fall meetings will be mostly virtual due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The protesters gathered in Judiciary Square around the statue of Pike reportedly at around 11 p.m. (0400 GMT Saturday) and tore down the 120-year-old artwork 15 minutes later.
A man has been shot dead by law enforcement officers in Louisville on the fourth night of unrest following the death of unarmed black man George Floyd, local media reports.
The governor of Minnesota has said he plans to fully mobilise the state's National Guard and promised a massive show of force to help quell civil unrest following days of protests over the police killing of George Floyd.
Former President Barack Obama described President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic as “chaotic” in a conference call with former members of his administration.
Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE announced on Wednesday, May 6, 2020, that the first participants have been dosed in the U.S in the Phase 1/2 clinical trial for the BNT162 vaccine program to prevent COVID-19. The trial is part of a global development program, and the dosing of the first cohort in Germany was completed last week.
3.2 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week as the coronavirus crisis sidelined 33 million workers in less than two months, the feds said Thursday.
President Donald Trump conceded Tuesday that more Americans will die in reopening the US economy but underlined his insistence on a dwindling coronavirus threat by refusing to wear a mask, even as he toured a mask-making factory.
The head of Lesotho's ruling party on Wednesday rejected Prime Minister Thomas Thabane's demands for immunity from prosecution in a murder case that has gripped the southern African mountain kingdom.
President Donald Trump has said the US will bill China a substantial amount for damages caused by the coronavirus.
As the health status of North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong Un, continues to generate controversy, a train likely belonging to North Korea’s leader has been spotted at a resort town in the country’s east, satellite imagery showed, amid conflicting reports about Kim Jong Un’s health and whereabouts.
The Nigerian with the confirmed case of Covid-19 (coronavirus) in the U.S. likely got it outside Nigeria, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control disclosed on Sunday.
At least 19 people have now died in the United States from the coronavirus as the virus spread to 30 states with the latest of the hundreds of confirmed cases nationwide reported in Virginia, Maryland, the District of Columbia and New York.
The Federal Government, the United States of America (USA) and the Island of Jersey on Monday signed a tripartite agreement on the return of $318,460,329 looted by late former military Head of State, General Sani Abacha.
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, on Sunday departed Nigeria to attend a three-day meeting of the United States-Nigeria Bi-national Commission in Washington DC.
The Nigeria-US Bi-National Commission (BNC) is scheduled to hold between February 3, and February 4, in Washington DC.
The US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard, has inaugurated a state-of-the-art public health Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.
“It may be difficult for people like him to understand that a young woman can work hard and succeed on her own steam. Anyone can verify the ownership of the property of Glamd Africa at AGIS in Abuja. I am a tenant in the property. My landlord’s name is Musa Adams.”
The Benue House of Assembly has suspended its plenary sessions to allow lawmakers and members of staff to subject themselves to COVID-19 screening.
The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Benue State University, Makurdi, Prof. Zacharys Gundu has tested positive for COVID-19.
Pep Guardiola says Bernardo Silva is one of the most special footballers he has ever coached despite the midfielder's dip in form this season – something for which the Manchester City boss takes his share of responsibility.
Somali government spokesman Ismael Mukhtar Omar confirmed the attack, saying the militant group al-Shabab was behind the latest attack in Baidoa town, the administrative capital of Southwest State in Somalia.
The Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE), on Wednesday in Benin donated 3,800 face masks to Edo government to help the fight against COVID-19 pandemic in the state.
The foremost anti-graft group, Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA Resource Centre) is asking the Federal High Court to declare null and void the Legislative Houses (Powers and Privileges) Act of 2017 which confers special privileges on Nigerian lawmakers.
The United States on Thursday said China was committed to engage in arms control negotiations, inviting Beijing to the table.
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has constituted a Ward Congresses Electoral Appeal Panel for its Ondo State 2020 Gubernatorial Primaries.