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About 165 global leaders, including a former UK Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, and former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo, have called for a concerted global response to the coronavirus pandemic led by the G-20 countries.
The European Union is set to give 15 billion euros’ (16.3 billion dollars’) worth of support to Africa and other regions of the world for their efforts to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
Football has ground to a halt due to the coronavirus pandemic, and the immediate concern is the simple survival of many clubs because of the financial impact, but there is hope that the global game could ultimately emerge better from this crisis.
The World Bank and European Union (EU) have donated computer sets to critical Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in Cross River.
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.
Freight carriers are struggling to deliver goods by land, sea or air as the coronavirus pandemic forces Western governments to impose lockdowns, threatening supplies of vital products, including medicines into the most affected areas, such as Italy.
The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) has introduced an Online Assets Declaration System (OADS) for public servants, officials have said.
Pope Francis has backed a prominent journalist’s complaint that tax dodgers were partly to blame as Italy’s health facilities struggle to cope with the coronavirus crisis.
Tanzania and Somalia on Monday became the latest East Africa countries to confirm their first cases of coronavirus, as neighbouring countries shuttered borders and schools as fears of contagion rose.
The European Commission has decided to require most of its staff to work from home effect from March 16 due to the coronavirus, the president of the EU executive told employees in a video recording on Thursday.
Experts from the West African bloc ECOWAS have urged Guinea to expunge some 2.5 million names from its electoral roll due to a lack of proper identification, according to a document seen by AFP on Wednesday.
The European Commission has announced plans for new “right to repair” rules that it hopes will cover phones, tablets, and laptops by 2021. If successful, these rules will mean these devices should remain useful for longer before needing to be recycled or ending up in landfills.
A coalition of leaders of conscience in the country, under the aegis of the Third Force Movement in Nigeria has vowed to drag the Supreme Court of Nigeria to the United Nations, UN, United States of America, United Kingdom, African Union, European Union among others, over its refusal to review the judgment that sacked Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as the Imo State Governor.
Group warns French envoy against statements capable of undermining Nigeria’s efforts against terrorism
The National Democratic Front (NDF) has cautioned French Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Jerome Pasquier, to quit making utterances capable of undermining Nigeria’s progress against terrorism.
Greece on Friday boosted border patrols after Turkey said it would no longer prevent refugees from going to Europe, officials said.
The outbreak of the novel coronavirus in Europe is concerning but no reason for alarm, the European Union said on Wednesday.
EU institutions, on Tuesday, ordered staff who travelled to areas of Northern Italy hit by an outbreak of coronavirus to stay at home for two weeks.
Four Nigerian returnees have been detained by soldiers in Cotonou, the Benin Republic after being quarantined for 14 days in a hotel in the West African country for refusing to pay N900, 000 each for the accommodation facility.
The police in Lagos on Wednesday arraigned additional 17 residents who flouted the stay-at-home order of the state government.
President Muhammadu Buhari has granted pardon to some inmates of the Custodial Centres of the Nigeria Correctional Service, NCoS,.
The much-awaited 67 Nigerians resident in Ivory Coast on Wednesday arrived at Seme Border Post in a luxurious bus with registration number Osun XA 240 EJG.
Real Madrid's first team will take pay cuts of between 10 and 20 per cent to compensate for the club's loss of income during the coronavirus pandemic, the Merengue confirmed on Wednesday.
Google announced that its Stadia Pro cloud gaming service will be available for free in 14 countries for the next two months. The idea is to give people relief while isolating themselves because of the pandemic.
Kwara State Government on Tuesday, began fumigation of major markets in Kwara South Senatorial District, after confirmation of two coronavirus cases in the state.
The government has put Britain into a virtual lockdown, closing pubs, restaurants, and nearly all shops, while banning social gatherings and ordering Britons to stay at home unless it is absolutely essential to venture out.
Oyo State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has lauded the Federal Government for taking decisive action to ameliorate the effect of coronavirus on Nigerians.
5G phone masts are being set alight in the UK, after online conspiracy theories have misleadingly linked the cell towers to the coronavirus pandemic. The BBC reports that at least three 5G towers were set alight last week, and police and fire services were called to extinguish the flames.