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Nigerians have been excluded from the list of countries whose nationals will be allowed in the region when the borders are open from July 1 by the European Union Commission.
European Union countries failed to settle on Friday on a final "safe list" of countries whose residents could travel to the bloc from July, with the United States, Brazil and Russia set to be excluded.
Nigerian singer, Yemi Alade, is among the A-list musicians across the world to perform at the ‘Global Goal: Unite For Our Future – The Concert’ fixed for Saturday.
France, Germany and Switzerland on Monday allowed travel to resume three months after unprecedented restrictions were imposed in a bid to curb the coronavirus pandemic.
The massive protests sweeping across U.S. cities following the police killing of a black man in Minnesota have sent shudders through the health community and elevated fears that the huge crowds will lead to a new surge in cases of the coronavirus.
FIFA, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the European Commission have announced the #SafeHome campaign designed to support women and children at risk of domestic violence during the coronavirus pandemic.
The German Government and Lufthansa have agreed on a much-anticipated bailout deal to help the airline cope with losses from the coronavirus pandemic, both sides announced on Monday.
Forests provide support and sustenance for over 90 per cent of the extremely poor of the world population, a report indicated on Saturday.
European Union (EU) countries must now focus on investment in public health and protecting jobs and companies, and worry about fiscal sustainability later, the European Commission said on Wednesday.
France and Germany proposed Monday a 500-billion-euro ($542-billion) fund to finance the recovery of the European Union’s economy from the devastation wrought by the coronavirus crisis.
The European Commission believes EU countries can reopen borders with other member states for the tourist season if they have COVID-19 infections under control and well-prepared healthcare systems, according to a draft document made available to dpa.
The European Union on Saturday marked the 70th anniversary of its foundation in low-key fashion thanks to the coronavirus lockdowns still in place in much of the continent.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has said she is hopeful that a vaccine against the novel coronavirus can be developed by the end of this year.
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.
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.
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.
The newly formed National Consultative Front (NCF) has said it was yet to metamorphosed into a political party but remains a meeting of like minds to chart a way of getting the country out of the wood.
The Federal Government has warned federal civil servants against flouting the workplace guidelines put in place to flatten the curve of coronavirus pandemic in the country.
A former Secretary to Enugu State Government and former Rector Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna Prof Samson Ukpabi is dead.
US Sunbelt mayors warned Sunday that their cities are at risk of being overwhelmed by a surge of coronavirus cases as they pushed back against US President Donald Trump’s attempt to minimize the gravity of the spreading virus.
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has approved the appointment of Mr Oluwole Moneyin and Mrs Charity Thiti, as Special Assistants on special duties and women mobilisation respectively.
Lionel Messi could be tempted by a reunion with Pep Guardiola at Manchester City, according to Rivaldo, amid fresh speculation about his future at Camp Nou.
The Benin Traditional Council (BTC), has described as fake news, the allegation that the Benin monarch, Oba Ewaure II, insulted President Muhammadu Buhari.
Former Nigeria international Ifeanyi Udeze has urged Gernot Rohr to assign Joseph Yobo as the Super Eagles’ defensive trainer.
Cross River Residents Electoral Commissioner (REC), Dr Emmanuel Hart, has urged chairmen of political parties in the state to educate their members to do the right things during elections.
Gombe State Task Force on COVID-19 says 350 persons infected with Coronavirus have been treated and discharged, while 19 deaths were recorded.