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The confirmed COVID-19 cases in Japan increased by 2,502 to reach 140,288 as of Thursday night, according to the latest figures from the health ministry and local authorities.
The Federal Government has expressed determination to put appropriate structures in place to mitigate child road mortality.
The number of coronavirus infections worldwide has hit 60 million, nearly a year since the highly infectious disease began spreading around the globe.
A coronavirus vaccine developed by Britain’s University of Oxford and the pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca has shown successful results in early trials. If it is approved by regulators, the vaccine appears suitable for a fast rollout around the globe.
Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong was remanded in custody on Monday after pleading guilty to charges of organising and inciting an unauthorised assembly near the police headquarters during last year’s anti-government protests.
The Nigeria Bureau of Statistics (NBS), has said the information and communication sector contributed 9.57 per cent to the overall Gross Domestic Products (GDP) in the country’s third quarter in 2020.
Uche Uwaleke, Professor of Finance and Capital Market, has called for early passage of the 2021 Appropriation Bill and aggressive implementation of the Economic Sustainability Plan (ESP), as the country enters recession.
The Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said Nigeria’s Agricultural sector contributed 30.77 per cent to the overall Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the country in the third quarter of 2020 (Q3 2020).
Roma legend Francesco Totti has paid tribute to Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s longevity, saying the AC Milan forward can play until he is 50 years old.
She said parents were being urged to allow their children, especially girls, to attend school where they can acquire knowledge and skills with which they can contribute to nation-building.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for the setting up of an independent national truth commission on the reported killing of peaceful protesters by security agencies as well as alleged recruiting of hoodlums by agents of the government to disrupt the patriotic demonstration by Nigerian youths against police brutality in the country.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has saluted former President Goodluck Jonathan on the occasion of his 63rd birthday, describing him as an exceptional democrat, whose commitment to the unity, stability and development of our nation remains unparalleled.
Katsina State Governor Aminu Bello Masari on Wednesday presented budget proposal of N282.78billion for 2021 to the House of Assembly.
The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee, chaired by the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Aliyu Ahmed, announced the figure after its meeting yesterday.
For four consecutive days since November 14, no new death as a result of coronavirus complications has been recorded in Nigeria, leaving the current fatality toll at 1,163.
An attempt by the family of the budding songwriter, Daniel Chibuike Ikeagwuchi, who was shot dead by a policeman in Port Harcourt to seek justice at the Rivers State Judicial Commission of Inquiry was thrown out at today’s sitting.
Military authorities have notified the Kaduna State Government that troops have attacked another group of bandits in Chikun LGA, close to the boundaries with Niger State.
An elderly man Ibrahim Abubakar simply called Iro has committed suicide by hanging himself in his shop located along Zoo Road in Kano metropolis.
Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have abducted four persons at Mararaban Kuchichanchan, along Pai road, Kwali Area council of Federal Capital Territory.
In the same vein, president of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Samson Ayokunle, and the Catholic Archibishop of Abuja, His Grace Ignatius Kaigama, also expressed dismay at the level of religious intolerance in the country.
Commenting on the dispute on Saturday, Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud said Saudi Arabia is continuing to find a way to end the blockade on Qatar, but he added it remains conditional on addressing security concerns.
A ghastly fire outbreak in an illegal crude oil refining camp popularly known as Kpo-fire in Bayelsa State has claimed the lives of three teenagers, leaving one severely injured.
The Special Military Task Force, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), in Plateau has arrested 27 suspected cult members operating in various communties in Jos North Local Government Area (LGA) of the state.
A Federal High Court in Abuja has given a House of Representatives member, Umar Sani Dan Galadima (Kaura Namoda Federal Constituency of Zamfara State), up till December 4 this year to produce Faisal, the son of Abdulrasheed Maina, who is believed to have jumped bail.
A South Korean promoter was ordered to compensate fans on Friday after Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo failed to play an exhibition match as promised.