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The World Health Organisation (WHO) in Africa has joined immunisation experts in urging the international community and countries to take concrete actions to ensure equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines, as researchers around the world race to find effective protection against the virus.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has identified security as a major success so far recorded by the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration since the past five years.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday in Abuja condemned what he called “the dastardly attack on UN aid helicopter in the Northeast on Saturday by the Boko Haram terrorists”.
A former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has described as irresponsible and cheap politics, a statement credited to the All Progressives Congress, which tried to link him with a cyber-crime suspect, Ramon Abbas aka Hushpuppi, who was recently arrested in the United Arab Emirates and extradited to the United States.
Nigeria has been named interim co-chair of the Alliance for Poverty Eradication launched by the United General Assembly on Tuesday.
Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo on Thursday called for a crucial security meeting between the federal government and leaders from the federal member states to be held in July to discuss key issues ahead of the elections.
The Democratic Republic of Congo’s high court on Saturday found the president’s chief of staff guilty of embezzling $48 million in public funds and sentenced him to 20 years in jail, the lead judge said.
The Nigeria Fish Farmers Association (NFAN) says it supports the re-election of Dr Akinwumi Adesina as President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) because of his numerous achievements.
As Nigeria joins the international community to celebrate the Day of the African Child, President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged the commitment of government to protect children from sexual violence, domestic abuse and exploitation.
Pope Francis on Sunday urged international bodies as well as political and military leaders to stop the violence in Libya and to also end the plight of migrants, refugees and others trapped there.
President Muhammadu Buhari Monday said only a collective international approach will mitigate the devastating effect of COVID-19, while assuring that the Federal Government will intensify efforts to monitor, test and isolate more people, especially at the community level.
The Chinese Embassy in Nigeria has lambasted Oby Ezekwesili, a former Minister of Education, for demanding compensation from China over the Coronavirus pandemic.
NEF, which made the allegation in a statement signed by Prof. Ango Abdullahi in Kaduna yesterday, noted that it was public knowledge that what the country needed was good policies that could turn around things when the current resources in the Nigeria were managed transparently.
South Africa on Thursday expressed concern over U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to halt funding to the World Health Organisation (WHO).
China said on Monday it is aware of calls for a debt relief program for African countries, and is willing to study the possibility with the international community.
Over 4.48 million Nigerians have so far applied on the online portal for the recruitment of the third batch of N-Power.
The Women in Energy Network (WIEN) has accused the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) of secrecy in the computation of the indices guiding pump prices of petroleum products.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Bayelsa Command, on Monday warned drivers of private cars and commercial buses in the state not to violate its two passengers’ per seat regulation in their own interests.
The Sokonte Davies-led Caretaker Committee of the factional All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, has accused the court-recognised acting caretaker committee chairman, Igo Aguma, of truncating the peace and reconciliation processes of the party in the state.
Antoine Griezmann’s struggles at Barcelona in 2019-20 are of no concern to France national team coach Didier Deschamps.
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) Kogi chapter, has appealed to the Federal Government to urgently address demands of the Joint Action Congress (JAC) of Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Lokoja, to save the state’s health sector from collapsing.
The suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, may be facing fresh cases of alleged re-looting of funds recovered by the commission as well as bribery.
A check by newsmen at Sabon Gari market in Kano on Thursday indicated that prices of building materials had shot up by about 10 per cent in the past six weeks.
The CBN said the survey was conducted from May 18 to 27, 2020, with a sample size of 2,070 households randomly selected from 207 enumeration areas across the country and a response rate of 97.9 per cent.
Global leaders called for a comprehensive approach to counter the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, which International Labour Organisation (ILO) chief Guy Ryder said on Wednesday had plunged the world of work into “unprecedented crisis”.