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The United Nations on Thursday more than tripled its appeal to help vulnerable countries combat the spread and destabilising effects of the coronavirus pandemic, asking for $6.7bn to help 63 nations, mainly in Africa and Latin America.
International Labour Organisation, ILO, has said the COVID-19 lockdown and containment measures across the globe will increase poverty levels among the world’s informal economy workers by 56 percent in low-income countries.
A recent report analysis by Britain’s Office for National Statistics (ONS) claimed that residents in the United Kingdom (UK) from black heritage are more than four times likely to die from COVID-19 if infected.
The number of people facing acute food insecurity could nearly double this year to 265 million due to the economic fallout of COVID-19, the United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Tuesday threw his weight behind calls for an international inquiry into China’s initial response to the coronavirus and its origins.
The Cross River State Government has commenced the disbursement of N79 million to activate the implementation of 21 micro projects across some communities in the state as part of multi-sectoral intervention to Covid-19.
Former military Head of State Gen Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida (retd) has broken his silence since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in the country with a call for synergy between all the tiers of government to fight the further spread of the pandemic.
Chairman Senate Services Committee, Senator Mohammed Sani Musa, All Progressives Congress, APC, Niger East has reiterated his call for the urgent enactment of Social Media regulation law in the country.
Kasim Afegbua, spokesman for former military president, Gen Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida has debunked the rumour that his boss is dead.
The reported new editorial policy of the Punch Newspapers to address President Muhammadu Buhari as Major General in his official title and refer to his government as a regime instead of administration, comes to us as totally curious and utterly incredible.
The Chairman, Board of Trustees (BOT) of the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Malam Adamu Fika, Wazirin Fika, yesterday went down memory lane about how and why the Forum was formed.
Former Military Head of State, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB) has charged the Igbos to work hard towards promoting the unity and indivisibility of Nigeria.
Former military leader, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB), on Saturday urged Igbos to ensure ensure peaceful coexistence with other ethnic nationalities in the country and make Nigerians continue to feel their positive impact.
Former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babaginda, IBB, has called for collective effort aimed at uniting all segments of the country.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has praised the professionalism of Jorginho as he looks set to recall the midfielder in place of the injured N’Golo Kante.
The Commissioner made the charge while receiving the newly sworn in officials of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) Nasarawa state Council who paid him a courtesy call on Monday.
The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite, says the federal government has proposed N2.3 trillion to boost the mining and other sectors of the economy in post COVID-19 rescue operations.
The Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, Lamido Yuguda, has stated that the capital market has a lot of potentials for growth and development of Nigeria post COVID-19 and beyond.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has mourned the death of immediate past National Vice Chairman (North West), Inuwa Abdulkadir.
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, Monday alleged that Abia State has changed from Gods Own State to Miyetti Allah owned cattle market.
A 19-year-old Chemistry Student of the University of Ilorin, Mr. Ajayi Joshua Oluwatobi, was on Tuesday sentenced to Nine months imprisonment by an Ilorin High court for allegedly defrauding three students seeking hostel accommodation.
Newly-promoted Italian Serie A club Benevento has expressed interest in signing former Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi, this summer.
Nigerian striker Cyriel Dessers says he is delighted to sign for Belgian side KRC Genk, the club he supported as a child.
Carl Ikeme has posited that his former club Wolverhampton Wanderers did not deserve to lose to Arsenal in Saturday’s Premier League game at the Molineaux.