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“The organizing committee has identified those who have had close contact with the patient and entered them in home isolation from today, while the floor where the individual worked will be closed off and disinfected,” the committee said in a statement.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) removed a comment from its website on Tuesday that referred to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe when discussing the financial impact of postponing the Games, following objections from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Organising Committee.
The Tokyo Olympics next July will be a “uniquely risky” event, demanding flexibility from organisers amid the uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic, particularly if a vaccine has not been rolled out by then, medical experts say.
The postponed Olympic Games will now begin on July 23 next year and run until Aug. 8, the head of the Tokyo 2020 organising committee said on Monday, as the coronavirus pandemic made it impossible to plan for them properly this year.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has urged the Nigerian government to explore a multi-sectoral approach to locate ‘missing cases’ of Tuberculosis in the country.
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has replaced sports minister Pavel Kolobkov and his predecessor from his cabinet Tuesday following a doping scandal that has seen the country banned from this summer’s Olympics.
Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has described his Deputy, Dr Hadiza Balarabe, as a super star and great capacity for leadership.
Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state has assured organisers of the 2019 Nigeria Ladies Open Golf Championship of his total support to make the event a huge success.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Abuja promised that his government would adequately fund the development of golf and other sports in the country.
Tunisian giants, Esperance, will today know if their ‘victory’ over Wydad Athletic Club of Morocco on May 31 ‘controversial’ CAF Champions League final will be upheld or upturned by the Appeals Board led by Nigeria’s Abdulhakeem Mustapha (SAN).
The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) says the forthcoming 2019 Abuja International Trade Fair will feature 45 foreign companies to strengthen businesses, trade and investment opportunities in the country.
Nigeria’s First Lady and wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari has described former national chairman of All Progressive Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, who clocked 80 years of age on August 12, as a complete gentleman and a peace maker.
The Organising Committee of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) has announced that Nigeria’s legendary Afro-beat singer Femi Anikulapo-Kuti will perform at the opening ceremony of the competition.
The Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC), organisers of ZUMA Film Festival (ZUFF), has announced that the 2019 edition of the film fiesta will hold on Dec. 1 to Dec. 7 in Abuja.
As Africa fosters strategies to embrace and move with digital race, a three-day conference on “Technology, Innovation and Society’’ tagged CyFy Africa 2019 has been packaged to discuss the way forward.
Seventy-five registered political parties in the country, on Monday, passed a vote of confidence in the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, following what they described as successful completion of February 23 Presidential, National Assembly and March 9 Gubernatorial, State Houses of Assembly and Federal Capital Territory, FCT Area Council elections.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) is to acquire additional 18 aircraft by 2020 to boost its air assets.
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The coronavirus pandemic has prompted the largest educational disruption in history that has affected more than 1 billion school students worldwide, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday.
The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Akwa Ibom State Council, has hailed the appointment of Mr. Ini Ememobong as the new Commissioner for Information & Strategy in the State.
Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur and Inter Milan had all made inquiries about Reguilon this summer, but multiple sources have told ESPN that Chelsea are now favourites to land him.
Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Council for Edo 2020 gubernatorial election and Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has said the party and its candidate, Mr Godwin Obaseki, will resist plans by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to unleash mayhem on voters in the state in order to rig the forthcoming poll.
Dr Titus Okunrounmu, a former Director, Budgetary Department of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has called on the Federal Government to redouble efforts in developing the economy in order to stabilise the nation’s exchange rate.
Arsenal have won the FA Cup after Mikel Arteta’s side came from behind to beat Chelsea 2-1 at an empty Wembley Stadium.
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday raised the possibility of delaying the nation’s Nov. 3 presidential election despite its date being enshrined in the U.S. Constitution, drawing immediate objections from Democrats.
Comrade Issa Aremu, a former Labor Party Guber candidate in Kwara state, has said that campaign for the election in Edo and Ondo states should be issue-based and depersonalised.
The Western Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy has flagged off Exercise Okun Alafia II, a Yoruba word for Calm Water, to address insecurity in the maritime environment within its area of command, spanning Lagos up to 200 nautical miles of the nation’s Exclusive Economic Zone.
A father of three children, Emmanuel Eze, on Monday allegedly committed suicide at Amagu Umudiaka village, Ihe community in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State.