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Italy is carrying out tests on 180 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean with a view to transferring them to a quarantine vessel in Sicily, an interior ministry source said on Saturday.
The Niger State government on Thursday approved N86 million for quarantine, feeding and repatriation of almajiri pupils to their various states of origin.
The Police on Monday called for media support in reuniting three stolen children with their families.
The passengers who were travelling to Lagos were reportedly abducted at Isua area in Akoko south east local government area of Ondo State.
The Kaduna State Government has evacuated 35,000 Almajiri children to 17 states and some neighbouring countries.
A Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldier who died of Covid-19 has been buried at his Olenguruone home in Nakuru County.
The world has failed to protect around one billion children from are physical, sexual or psychological violence, the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned.
Mr Olise Ifeajika, Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, said that establishing a mobile laboratory testing centre in Asaba has increased turnaround time for detection and treatment of Coronavirus patients in the state.
Italy's minister for sport Vincenzo Spadafora said the Serie A season will return "one step at a time" following the coronavirus outbreak.
Up to nine Premier League clubs will let their players skip Project Restart over fears they could infect their families with coronavirus.
Evacuation of the first batch of stranded Nigerians in the United States earlier scheduled for Sunday has been brought back to Saturday.
Nigerian doctors, under the auspices of Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has on Wednesday debunked claims that 70 per cent of their members have absconded their duties in Kano state.
The Federal Government yesterday expressed worry over the increasing cases of COVID-19 positives in the country, blaming the rise on non-compliant of lockdown orders, unauthorised treatment of COVID-19 persons in private homes and unaccredited health facilities among others.
Worried by the waves of sudden deaths that hit Kano, Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has said that autopsies are still being carried out to unravel the cause of the deaths.
Dr Matshidiso Moeti, Director for Africa, World Health Organisation (WHO), on Saturday said that Africa was falling short of the 2020 milestone of 40 per cent reduction in cases and deaths.
The Benue State Command of the Nigeria Police Force has confirmed the recovery of a total of 14 bodies from River Benue following last Sunday’s tragic boat mishap that claimed the lives of 26 youths in Makurdi.
The Lagos State Government says it has kicked off the “Jobs Initiative Lagos Programme” for youths in eight Lagos-based tertiary institutions.
Rain storm has destroyed no less than 2,600 makeshift tents and caused severe flooding in three temporary camps meant for the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Maiduguri.
Public school teachers in Ogun on Tuesday demanded the provision of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), infrared thermometers and hand sanitisers among other conditions for reopening of schools in the state.
A member of the House of Representatives representing Denge-shuni/Bodinga/Tureta federal constituency, Dr. Shehu Balarabe Kakale, has urged Federal Government to give same recognition of certificate to the Quranic education students, popularly known as Almajiri.
At least four bodies have been recovered after a boat capsized in Lagos on Friday, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has said.
The Gunners have been impressive in their past few games, especially with their 2-0 win away to Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Nigeria’s airspace will roar back to life on Wednesday as six domestic carriers are set to resume flights after more than three months of shut down.
Nigerian stocks closed the first half down with average loss of 8.80 per cent, equivalent to net capital depreciation of N1.14 trillion as investors struggled with a threesome of domestic macroeconomic uncertainties, global decline in crude oil price and trade wars and the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic.
Liverpool have been strongly linked with a move for the Spain international who has been tipped to leave the Bundesliga champions this summer, the 29-year-old entering the final year of his contract and reportedly keen on a new challenge after seven seasons in Munich.