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The U.S. response to the coronavirus pandemic is “embarrassing” compared to other countries, Microsoft founder Bill Gates said in an interview with CNN.
The World Bank has accessed the impact of the rampaging COVID-19 pestilence and predicted that 95.7 million Nigerians will live below the poverty line by 2022.
The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on Saturday, re-opened for business with passengers duly screened, in line with safety protocols following the Coronavirus (COVID-19), pandemic.
India reported over 17,000 new Coronavirus cases over the last 24 hours, pushing the country’s total above 500,000, federal health ministry data showed on Saturday, with infections surging in major cities including the capital New Delhi.
The coronavirus outbreak hindered the running of around 74.2% of Nigerian businesses, the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) has said.
Global response to the outbreak of the Coronavirus in Africa has been remarkable, especially following fears that should the virus take hold, its impact on the continent could be catastrophic.
The World Health Organization, WHO, has declared Congo free of the second-worst Ebola outbreak in history.
Eberechi Eze created a record in Queens Park Rangers’ 1-0 home loss against Barnsley in Saturday’s Championship game.
Europe has recorded more than 2.5 million coronavirus cases since the outbreak of the pandemic, with more than half the total accounted for by Russia, Britain, Spain and Italy, according to a tally from official sources complied by AFP as of 1030 GMT Saturday.
Stadiums in France will re-open to fans on July 11, as the country continues to lift measures imposed to contain the COVID-19 outbreak, the government said on Saturday.
Kuwait on Friday reported 604 new cases of COVID-19 and five more deaths, raising the tally of infections to 38,678 and the death toll to 313, the Health Ministry said in a statement.
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) expressed their concern about living conditions of migrants, refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region amid COVID-19 outbreak.
The displacement of thousands of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) due to the COVID-19 pandemic may drag the Philippines‘ GDP growth down by 0.4 percent this year due to the reduction in remittances, the Philippine central bank said.
Beijing's airports cancelled two-thirds of all flights and schools in the Chinese capital were closed again on Wednesday as authorities rushed to contain a new coronavirus outbreak linked to a wholesale food market.
The newly formed National Consultative Front (NCF) has said it was yet to metamorphosed into a political party but remains a meeting of like minds to chart a way of getting the country out of the wood.
The Federal Government has warned federal civil servants against flouting the workplace guidelines put in place to flatten the curve of coronavirus pandemic in the country.
A former Secretary to Enugu State Government and former Rector Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna Prof Samson Ukpabi is dead.
US Sunbelt mayors warned Sunday that their cities are at risk of being overwhelmed by a surge of coronavirus cases as they pushed back against US President Donald Trump’s attempt to minimize the gravity of the spreading virus.
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has approved the appointment of Mr Oluwole Moneyin and Mrs Charity Thiti, as Special Assistants on special duties and women mobilisation respectively.
The police in Akwa Ibom State have arrested 121 people for violating the government’s directive on compulsory use of face mask in public places as a measure to curb the spread of the dreaded COVID-19 in the state.
The APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on Thursday night declared that there were no differences to be sorted out at the party.
The Speaker, Ogun House of Assembly, Mr Olakunle Oluomo, has advised electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) to improve power supply and provide prepaid meters to all consumers before increasing tariff.
The Bauchi State universal basic education board (BASUBEB) said it had spent N39million in establishing 42 school gardens across some junior secondary and primary schools.
West Ham United return to action later today with a trip to St. James’ Park to face Newcastle United, and they will look to pick up all three points in order to further boost their survival bid following Wednesday’s 3-2 win over Chelsea.