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Countries around the world are increasingly adopting sweeping measures to stem the spread of the new coronavirus, including full lockdowns, shutting down airports, imposing travel restrictions and completely sealing their borders.
Japan is set to ban entry of foreign nationals coming from 18 European countries and Iran to curb the spread of the coronavirus, local media reported on Tuesday.
Luxembourg on Saturday became the first country in the world to abolish fares for trains, trams and buses, to decongest the roads and curb pollution.
The coronavirus outbreak that began in China has infected more than 85,000 people globally.
As coronavirus hits parts of the globe, scientists are intensifying their efforts at developing vaccines to contain the disease.
Russia and Syria on Friday came under strong criticisms from western countries in the UN Security Council over the killing of 33 Turkish soldiers in Syria on Thursday.
West Virginia’s disabled residents and overseas military personnel will be able to vote by smartphone in the US presidential election this year, the latest development in a push to make balloting more accessible despite persistent security fears.
The Federal Government has nominated Prof. Adebambo Adewopo, a foremost professor of Intellectual Property to lead the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO).
The Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN) is working assiduously to ensure that its players’ qualifier for this year’s Tokyo Olympic Games in Japan.
A stone’s throw from Nelson Mandela’s former home in South Africa’s Soweto township, Dumile Badela’s restaurant is now more hectic and lucrative than ever, thanks to Uber Eats, his hungriest customer yet.
Ten international films, including widely acclaimed offerings from South Korea, Spain and Senegal, are on the shortlist of movies vying for Oscar’s Academy Award nominations.
Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp faces an anxious wait over the fitness of forward Mohamed Salah as the Premier League leaders prepare for a trip to Crystal Palace on Saturday.
Netherlands captain Virgil van Dijk has withdrawn from the squad for Tuesday’s Euro 2020 qualifier against Estonia for personal reasons.
Nathan Ake thinks that Juventus' Matthijs de Ligt has all the same gifts as Ballon d'Or frontrunner Virgil van Dijk and hopes the Liverpool star goes onto be crowned the world's best player.
An international “grand committee” of lawmakers called on Thursday for a pause on online micro-targeted political ads with false or misleading information until the area is regulated.
Russian hackers piggy-backed on an Iranian cyber-espionage operation to attack government and industry organizations in dozens of countries while masquerading as attackers from the Islamic Republic, British and U.S. officials said on Monday.
Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari in a nationwide broadcast on Sunday ordered a total lockdown in Abuja, Lagos and Ogun State as a proactive measure to contain the spread of the deadly novel coronavirus in Nigeria.
Uber is ramping up its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, pledging 10 million free rides and food deliveries for health care workers, senior citizens, and others affected by the outbreak.
Nigeria will be able to test up to 1000 suspected cases of coronavirus by the end of this week, the NCDC has said.
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Tuesday, has announced four more new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), making the number of confirmed cases in Nigeria rise to 139.
Abdisalan Hassan Hersi, governor of the Nugaal region in northeastern Somalia has been killed in a suicide bomb blast claimed by the al-Shabab armed group, police said on Monday.
A former Governor of Oyo State, Dr Abiola Ajimobi, has expressed solidarity with his successor, Gov. Seyi Makinde, as he tested positive to Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19).
President Muhammadu Buhari has been called upon to retrace his steps and include Oyo State and other states with confirmed cases of Covid-19 in whatever measures being taken by the Federal Government to curtail the spread of the virus in the country.
A front line All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant for the September 19 Edo State gubernatorial election, Engr Chris Ogiemwonyi, has directed that his campaign office be shut down to all public and political activities with immediate effect until the ravaging COVID-19 subsides.
From the first signs that Coronavirus, or COVID-19 was turning into an epidemic and was officially declared a world-wide emergency, the Federal Government started planning preventive, containment and curative measures in the event the disease hits Nigeria.
The Anambra State command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, says it has deployed 250 of its personnel to move into the state and enforce the recent order by the state governor, Willie Obiano.