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The Nigerian Navy (NN) at the weekend gave succour to about 1,000 vulnerable families in Lagos and Ogun states to cushion the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic.
South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has again replaced the army chief of staff, about three years to the day he fired former holder of the position Gen Paul Malong and a few days after firing Gen Jok Riak.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Niger says one person died and another injured in an accident on along Minna-Bida road in Bosso Local Government Area.
Kenya has banned movement in and out of two huge refugee camps as part of containment measures aimed at preventing the spread of the coronavirus among the vulnerable communities.
During a coronavirus epidemic that has cut a swathe through Europe’s elderly and vulnerable, it proved inspirational.
The death toll from the coronavirus outbreak in Iran reached 5,209 on Monday with 91 deaths in the past twenty-four hours, Health Ministry spokesman Kianush Jahanpur said in a statement on state TV on Monday.
Fifty-two African Union member states have so far reported 13,814 confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease with 747 deaths and 2, 370 recoveries.
IPOB claimed that the lopsidedness of government’s on-going disbursement of palliative to poor Nigerians to cushion the effect of the lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic showed hatred for the Southeast.
The first person to contract Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo in more than 50 days has died, the government said on Friday, ending hopes that the second worst outbreak of the disease in history might be over.
Coronavirus: Ghana has tested 14,611, collected 37,405 samples, recorded 378 confirmed cases – ministry
Ghana, Nigeria’s neighbour, has approached the deadly coronavirus disease aggressively by deploying routine and enhanced surveillance in the last eleven days.
The federal government has explained the spike in the number of Covid-19 infections in the country, blaming it on the porous nature of Nigeria’s land borders and predicting that soon, there could be more infections in the eastern flank of the country as people move on foot across borders.
The Federal Government has slashed the price of crude oil export for the month of March as no Nigerian cargo is sailing to China in February.
The Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) obviously still feeling triumphant over the success of the burial of the parents of their leader, Eze Israel and Lolo Kanu, have said that the burial has re-united old alliances and paved the way to unity among the Igbo and their neighbours.
The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
Alliance for Surviving COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion contradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.
The Deputy Chairman Senate Committee on Defence and Senator representing Plateau North, Istifanus Gyang, and the Plateau State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) have expressed their grief over the gruesome killing of five persons in Miango community by bandits in Bassa Local Government Area the state.
Though the COVID-19 pandemic situation is gradually becoming part of the life of Nigerians, a few more positive cases, discharges and deaths are being reported on a daily basis as was done Bauchi State which recorded two more deaths and one new case as of Thursday, 28th May 2020.
Leading Nigerian carrier, Air Peace, has commended Israel, China and India for contracting the airline to evacuate their citizens to their countries due to COVID-19 pandemic.
Borussia Dortmund midfielder Mahmoud Dahoud has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a knee injury, the Bundesliga club announced on Friday.
A meeting has been scheduled between President Muhammadu Buhari and Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, over recent killings in the state.