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Matshidiso Moeti, World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director for Africa says Africa Infodemic Response Alliance (AIRA) will fight COVID-19 misinformation in the continent.
President-elect Joe Biden’s incoming COVID czar, Jeffrey Zients, is facing new scrutiny over his corporate ties — particularly a two-year stint on Facebook’s board of directors. But the Biden transition team confirmed that Zients liquidated his Facebook stock earlier this year and will retain no equity when he officially begins his White House role.
Traditional rulers across the country have lent their voice to the call on the youth who staged the recent nationwide protests against police brutality to embrace dialogue in resolving their grievances.
Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has commended his Ebonyi counterpart, Gov. Dave Umahi, for defecting from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Many Nigerians have castigated the Cable News Network (CNN) for projecting misinformation, inconsistent reportage on the EndSARs protests and alleged number of deaths at the Lekki Toll Gate on Oct. 20.
The Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle, has hailed the decision of his Ebonyi counterpart, David Umahi, to join the All Progressives Congress (APC).
President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwunmi Adesina, has backed former Nigeria Head of State, Yakubu Gowon, refuting the claims that he ”looted half of Central Bank of Nigeria to the UK.”
Twitter will hand control of the presidential @POTUS account to Joe Biden when he is sworn in on inauguration day, even if President Donald Trump has not conceded his election loss, US media reported Friday.
“There is no question at all that these elections are rigged,” Mart Helme, of the far-right EKRE party and interior minister in Estonia’s coalition government, told a radio show on November 8, as he repeated the US president’s false claims of elections fraud.
#EndSARS: CNN report of Lekki shootings is one-dimensional piece of irresponsible journalism – minister
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Thursday condemned CNN’s report of the massacre of #ENDSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate on October 20 by security agents.
Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, yesterday told students and their parents not to expect suspension of ongoing strike by its members soon, advising lecturers to seek alternative means of survival.
Elon Musk took to Twitter Thursday night to say that he has received mixed results after being tested for COVID-19 and is currently experiencing symptoms of a common cold.
Democratic presidential candidate and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has reiterated his confidence in winning the election, with counting still ongoing in battleground states.
As of Thursday morning, a huge Facebook group called “Stop the Steal” was organizing rallies and fundraising to challenge election results across the US. The group accumulated more than 300,000 members in the less than 48 hours it existed before Facebook removed it on Thursday afternoon.
“Right now, the President’s Twitter account is posting lies and misinformation at a breathtaking clip,” Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI) tweeted Wednesday. “It is a threat to our democracy and should be suspended until all the votes are counted.”
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 Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, has stated that what ever he says in the state would happen, adding that he would soon return.
Former Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has cautioned the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, against interfering with the party’s ongoing reconciliation efforts.
Pele has described Diego Maradona as "incomparable", while expressing his belief that the death of his "great friend" should teach the world to "admire each other more" and spread a little more love.
While many Namibians have names originating from the ex-colonial power Germany, a newly-elected municipal councillor has overnight romped to prominence not because of his victory but because he is called Adolf Hitler.
The Jigawa State Government says that it has already secured 11 mining licenses from the Federal Ministry of Steel and Mines for interested investors to harness in the State.
Neymar scored twice to help PSG to a 3-1 win over Man United at Old Trafford, a result that puts them in a strong position to reach the Champions League round of 16.