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Prominent Nigerian Pastor TB Joshua has again waded into the contentious issue of the worldwide coronavirus outbreak, calling on world leaders to reopen the economy.
Nigeria and other African countries need an estimated $114 billion this year in their fight against COVID-19, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said.
Nigeria on Monday confirmed its first coronavirus infection in the insurgency-hit northeast of the country, after a medic with Doctors Without Borders (MSF) died from Covid-19.
China reported 12 new confirmed coronavirus cases on April 19, down from 16 a day earlier, with no new deaths, the country’s health authority said on Monday.
Football leagues across Europe have been suspended since mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic which has claimed over 100,000 lives throughout the continent.
The number of COVID cases continues to rise. There are 2.3 million confirmed cases around the world, with more than 160,000 deaths, according to the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center.
Coronavirus deaths have surged past 150,000 worldwide with nearly a quarter of them in the United States, where President Donald Trump lent his support to protesters rallying against lockdown orders.
According to the latest figures, 3,869 people are known to have died from COVID-19 in the Chinese city - the epicentre of the outbreak.
Nigerian music star, Burna Boy, will join Nyovest, Lupita Nyong’o and Sho Madjozi, for the ‘One World Together At Home’ global concert in honour of healthcare workers battling the current coronavirus scourge.
South Africa on Thursday expressed concern over U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to halt funding to the World Health Organisation (WHO).
China on Thursday denied suspicions reportedly raised by U.S. intelligence sources that the coronavirus might have originated in a medical laboratory rather than a food market in the city of Wuhan.
Countries that want to lift coronavirus restrictions must meet a row of conditions to prevent another surge of infections, UN health chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Thursday.
The Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe Osagie, has said Governor Godwin Obaseki delivers sustainable projects to better the lives of Edo people and does not go about stuffing dollars in babariga, like the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje.
Malam Shehu Sani, who represented Kaduna Central in the Senate from 2015 to 2019, has called on the Kaduna state government and security agencies to seek out better strategies toward ending killings in the state.
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, Friday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to increase funding and logistics to the Nigeria Army, rather than contemplating sacking the Service Chiefs.
China sentenced another Canadian to death on drugs charges Friday, the second in two days to be handed the punishment, as tensions soar between Beijing and Ottawa.
Fifteen passengers and a pilot have been reported dead after an Air India Express flight skidded off the runway at Calicut international airport in Kerala.
Anambra State Ministry of Basic Education has said that only SS3 students in approved Public, Private and Mission schools can resume studies in the state.
Arsenal boss, Mikel Arteta, is delighted to reach the Europa League after winning the FA Cup.
The Lagos State Government on Wednesday announced the reduction of the Land Use Charge (LUC) to the pre-2018 charges, indicating a reduction of 48 per cent.
A former Governor of Delta State, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, has dismissed the claim made by Niger Delta Minister, Senator Godswill Akpabio, linking him to a road contract in the NDDC.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State on Thursday stormed the State House of Assembly, with hundreds of supporters.