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Pupils return to school in Singapore

Pupils wearing face masks returned to school in Singapore on Tuesday and some workplaces re-opened as coronavirus restrictions were eased in the hard-hit city-state.
Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi is saluted as he is sworn-in for a second term in Maputo, Mozambique January 15, 2020. REUTERS-Grant Lee Neuenburg-File Photo

Mozambique forces in major fighting with insurgents – president

Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi said government forces had engaged in extensive fighting against insurgents after they attacked the town of Macomia in the gas-rich northern region on Thursday.
Inovio CEO Joseph Kim said that the company designed DNA vaccine INO-4800 in just three hours after the genetic sequence of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 was published.

Coronavirus: All you need to know about symptoms and risks

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a global health emergency over a new coronavirus that has killed more than 3,630 people worldwide following an outbreak in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.
Igbo Presidency project in exchange for Ruga settlements is not only a huge joke but total fallacy, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro President-General Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide has said.

Ohanaeze youths petition NAFDAC over boy’s death

The leadership of the apex socio-cultural youth organisation in Igboland, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide, on Friday, petitioned the Federal Ministry of Health, the Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, and the National Foods, Drug Administration and Control, over the death of a five-year-old pupil, Jerome Nwome.
The President of Nigeria Boxing Federation (NBF), Kenneth Minimah, has urged private companies to support three tiers of government in promoting and sponsoring of boxing competitions and boxing tournaments in Nigeria.

Federation seeks corporate sponsorship for boxing

The President of Nigeria Boxing Federation (NBF), Kenneth Minimah, has urged private companies to support three tiers of government in promoting and sponsoring of boxing competitions and boxing tournaments in Nigeria.

Ten killed in Mozambique jihadist attack

Ten people were killed in an ambush attributed to jihadists in Mozambique's far north, witnesses said Friday, the latest attack in a region where suspected Islamist extremists have waged a campaign of terror for two years.
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Russia’s secret intelligence agency hacks in ‘largest data breach in its history’

Hackers have successfully targeted FSB—Russia’s Federal Security Service and managed to steal 7.5 terabytes of data from a major contractor, exposing secret FSB projects.

Nigerians spent N3 billion in cinemas for first half of 2019

Nigerians spent nearly 3, 124, 026, 959 billion Naira to watch box office movies at Nigerian cinemas between January and June.
A 15,600-year-old footprint fossil found in southern Chile is believed to be the evidence of the oldest human presence in the Americas, according to a recent study.

Scientists find ‘oldest human’ footprint in Americas

A 15,600-year-old footprint fossil found in southern Chile is believed to be the evidence of the oldest human presence in the Americas, according to a recent study.

Tonto Dikeh’s estranged husband accuses her of forgery, petitions IGP

Mr Olakunle Churchill, the estranged husband of Tonto Dikeh, has petitioned the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammad Adamu, against the controversial actress.

Elections: SARS allegedly arrest scores in Kogi communities

Less than twenty four hours to the commencement of the presidential and National Assembly elections, scores of people have been reportedly arrested from across Kogi State, by operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS), Lokoja.

Police deny shooting protesting students in Ondo

The Ondo State Police Command has denied a report that its officers shot at protesting students on Monday in Akure.

Lassa fever: Ondo government donates medical items to FMC Owo

Ondo State Government has donated medical items to Federal Medical Centre, Owo, for improved healthcare service delivery against Lassa fever.

Commercial motorcyclist slumps, dies in Ondo filling station

A middle-aged commercial motorcyclist identified as Akinsowon Kehinde on Sunday slumped and died at a petrol station in Ondo town, Ondo West Local Government of Ondo State, while buying fuel.

Ondo government denies increasing childbirth fees

The Ondo state government has denied hiking childbirth fee at the State Specialist Hospital, Akure.

Pregnant woman, five others killed in Ondo building collapse

At least six people including a pregnant woman were reportedly killed in Igbabo town, Arogbo-Ijaw, in Ese Odo local government area of Ondo State when a church building under construction collapsed on them.

Official: Ondo government to spend N50 billion on road rehabilitation

Ondo State government has said it had earmarked about N50 billion in the 2018 budget for rehabilitation of roads in the state toward making them free of potholes.

Ondo students shut scholarship board over planned tuition hike

Ondo State students, under the aegis of National Association of Ondo State Students (NAOSS) and National Association of Nigeria Students (NANS), have shut down the state scholarship board over alleged unfavourable policies of the state government.

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Medical council validates four coronavirus test kits – registrar

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.