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Hospitals in Kinshasa are struggling to treat rising coronavirus cases because of a lack of oxygen supplies, health officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) said Saturday.
The head of a leading Egyptian human rights group who was held for two weeks on terrorism charges said Saturday he hoped the campaign to secure his release would help others still jailed on similar Allegations.
“Rai da Cuta” (Life & sickness) by Maryam Umar has won this year’s BBC Hausa short story contest for women.
Emir of Zuru Emirate, Kebbi State, Retired Major-General Muhammad Sani Sami, Sami Gomo II, has been enrolled into the Kebbi State Contributory Health Insurance Scheme (KECHEMA).
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said Edinson Cavani’s arrival has been good for Anthony Martial.
Mrs Getrude Madina, Head public Relations, the Nigeria Integrated Water Resources Management Commission (NIWRMC), says the Federal Government has granted six water use licences to the Kano State Water Board.
Some persons with injuries on Friday stormed the Lagos Court of Arbitration in Lekki, the hearing venue of the Lagos State Panel of Judicial Inquiry, probing the alleged shooting of protesters by soldiers on the night of October 20 at the Lekki Tollgate.
Next year is shaping up to be a humanitarian catastrophe and rich countries must not trample poor countries in a “stampede for vaccines” to combat the coronavirus pandemic, top U.N. officials told the 193-member U.N. General Assembly on Friday.
The Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA), the agency responsible for promoting and facilitating local and international investments into licensed free export processing zones (EPZ), says it will introduce a new system for free zone registration from January 1, 2021.
The first doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine against COVID-19 would be administered in the UK on Tuesday, Chris Hopson, head of NHS Provider, a membership organization for the National Health Service trusts in England announced on Friday.
The Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRC) on Friday advised Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of government to sanction contractors who failed to complete projects awarded to them.
It took Luis Salgado years of manual labor to save enough money to open a small fresh produce store, so when torrential floods swept away $1,500 worth of apples, bananas and other fruits, he decided there was no longer a future for him in Honduras.
The National Pension Commission (PenCom) says it has received over 2,100 applications from retirement savings account (RSA) holders to transfer from one pension fund administrator (PFA) to another.
The Inspector General of Police, Muhammad Adamu, has ordered investigations into a purported lawsuit challenging the legality of the States Judicial Panel of Inquiry probing alleged brutalities of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS).
The Chief Executive of Zinox Technologies, Dr Leo Stan Ekeh, has called for adequate funding for the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA), calling it an asset that can enable the much needed socio-economic development that Nigeria seeks.
Zinedine Zidane had some of the pressure lifted on Saturday when an own goal from Sevilla goalkeeper Bono gave Real Madrid a 1-0 win away to Sevilla.
The military and police on Friday night foiled an attack by armed bandits in Kasuwan Magani community, in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
Following the confusion trailing the appeal court in Owerri validating All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate Frank Ibezim as the authentic candidate of the party for the Imo North senatorial bye-election against Senator Ifeanyi Araraume, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate Emma Okewulonu said he is contesting against two candidates.
The President of African Development Bank, AfDB, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, has said Africa’s economic growth this year will decline by 3.4%, because of the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Environment, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has expressed the readiness of the Senate and the National Assembly to partner with the Nigerian Bottling Company, NBC, and the Food and Beverage Recycling Alliance, FBRA, to fight the menace of plastic pollution through recycling.
British singer, Rita Ora has issued a public apology after she broke Covid-19 protocols by hosting her 30th birthday party on Saturday.
Iran will give a “calculated and decisive” response to the killing of its top nuclear scientist, said a top adviser to Iran’s supreme leader, while a hardline newspaper suggested Tehran’s revenge should include striking the Israeli city of Haifa.
In a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the President hailed the one-time Director of the defunct Mass Mobilization for Social Justice and Economic Recovery (MAMSER), for his services to Nigeria and humanity in general.
Justice Derefaka, technical adviser on gas business and policy implementation to the minister of state for petroleum resources, told journalists on Friday that his previous statement that vehicle owners will pay N250,000 for autogas conversion was not correct.