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NCC notifies Nigerians on internet scam

The Nigerian Communications Commission has notified Nigerians on the increasing incidents of fraud across various internet platforms, especially on social media networks.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 322 new COVID-19 cases in the country, bringing the total number of infections to 52,227.

Nigeria records 100 new virus cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 100 new cases of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the country, bringing the total cases to 55,005.
The Commissioner for Health in Anambra, Dr Vincent Okpala, on Tuesday, said that no fewer than 25 health workers had been diagnosed and confirmed to have been infected with the novel Coronavirus pandemic in the state.

Official: 25 health workers infected with coronavirus in Anambra

The Commissioner for Health in Anambra, Dr Vincent Okpala, on Tuesday, said that no fewer than 25 health workers had been diagnosed and confirmed to have been infected with the novel Coronavirus pandemic in the state.
Lead Scientist Peter Kremsner, says the first results of a coronavirus vaccine clinical trial conducted by German biopharmaceutical company CureVac will be available within two months.

Recovered coronavirus patient tests positive again in China

A woman in central China’s Hubei Province has again tested positive for COVID-19, months after her recovery from the disease, local authorities said on Wednesday.
National Emergency Management Agency NEMA

NEMA: Eight million people prone to flood disaster in Lagos

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Tuesday warned that no fewer than eight million residents of Lagos State were prone to flood disaster.
Adama Barrow of The Gambia

Gambia’s health system near collapse amid pandemic

The Gambia has seen over a 70% rise in coronavirus cases last week, and its health sector is crumbling under the weight of the deadly virus.
The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muhammad Musa Bello

FCT minister advocates involvement of council chairmen, traditional rulers in community policing

The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello has called for active involvement of Area Council Chairmen and traditional rulers in the recruitment and deployment processes of community constabularies in the territory.

Experts urge mothers to embrace exclusive breastfeeding

Dr Juliana Olunuga, Medical Director, Ebute Meta Comprehensive Health Centre, Lagos, has encouraged breastfeeding mothers to embrace the six-month exclusive breastfeeding.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Edo governor urges caution as coronavirus death toll hits 82

The governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has urged residents to observe set guidelines to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) amid electioneering campaigns as death toll for the virus in the state hits 82.
Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu

IGP: Comply with ban on mass gatherings

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, has called for compliance with the ban on all mass socio-religious gatherings and other prevention orders directed at protecting citizens and checking the further spread of the COVID-19 virus in the country.
A Nigerian-born and trained physician, Dr Stella Emmanuel, is trending on social media after delivering an impassioned COVID-19 speech in the U.S. on Monday.

Hydroxychloroquine is cure for coronavirus – Nigerian doctor

A Nigerian-born and trained physician, Dr Stella Emmanuel, is trending on social media after delivering an impassioned COVID-19 speech in the U.S. on Monday.
Young adults are driving the new cases of COVID-19 higher in Canada, health authorities said Sunday, warning of serious health consequences and suggesting strict prevention measures.

Young adults face high risk of coronavirus infections

Young adults are driving the new cases of COVID-19 higher in Canada, health authorities said Sunday, warning of serious health consequences and suggesting strict prevention measures
The World Health Organization (WHO) today (July 23) warned of the threat posed by COVID-19 to health workers across Africa.

WHO: Over 10,000 health workers infected with coronavirus in Africa

The World Health Organization (WHO) today (July 23) warned of the threat posed by COVID-19 to health workers across Africa.
Kayode Fayemi

Official: Only worship centres with coronavirus prevention facilities will re-open in Ekiti

The Ekiti State Government, has said that it will only allow churches and mosques with Coronavirus prevention facilities to resume activities in the state, while certificates of compliance must be received from the Ministry to authenticate their readiness to reopen.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Court jails two internet fraudsters in Ibadan

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibadan Zonal office on Tuesday secured the conviction of two internet fraudsters.
The University of Ilorin Alumni Association at its 13th National Congress held in Ilorin Kwara State on March 6, 2020 elected new national officers to steer the affairs of the association for the next four years.

Unilorin using its radio to fight coronavirus – manager

The management of the University of Ilorin says it has stepped up its fight against COVID-19 by using the institution’s radio station, UNILORIN 89.3 FM, to enlighten and sensitise the public against the pandemic.

Nigeria warns VIPs not to bring aides to airports

The Federal government yesterday warned top government officials and Very Important Persons, VIPs, not to approach airport terminals with their aides or personal assistants, saying such privileges will no longer be entertained once the operation of domestic flights commences tomorrow.
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WHO: We can’t let our guard down’ after new flu discovered in China

The World Health Organisation has said it will “read carefully” a Chinese study on a new swine flu, which researchers noted has the potential to cause another pandemic.

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Liverpool have completed the signing of Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich in a deal which could cost the Reds up to £27 million ($35m).

Liverpool complete Thiago Alcantara signing

Liverpool have completed the signing of Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich in a deal which could cost the Reds up to £27 million ($35m).
The Oyo State chapter of Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) says Governor Seyi Makinde disappointed himself for failing to fulfil the promises made to the party few days to the 2019 gubernatorial election.

Flood: Oyo assures NEMA of full support on disaster management

The Oyo State government has reiterated its commitment to fully support the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), towards effective management of disaster in the state as the rainy season begins.
Up to 1,000 fans will be allowed to watch each of the final two days of the Italian Open tennis tournament as Italy begins to open up stadiums for sports enthusiasts.

Up to 1,000 fans to watch Italian Open

Up to 1,000 fans will be allowed to watch each of the final two days of the Italian Open tennis tournament as Italy begins to open up stadiums for sports enthusiasts.
The Trump administration will ban WeChat and video-sharing app TikTok from U.S. app stores starting Sunday night, a move that will block Americans from downloading the Chinese-owned platforms over concerns they pose a national security threat.

Donald Trump to block TikTok, WeChat downloads in the U.S. from September 20

The Trump administration will ban WeChat and video-sharing app TikTok from U.S. app stores starting Sunday night, a move that will block Americans from downloading the Chinese-owned platforms over concerns they pose a national security threat.
Football leagues across Europe have been suspended since mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic which has claimed over 100,000 lives throughout the continent.

Hamburg player who pushed a fan gets five-game ban, fine

Hamburg SV defender Toni Leistner, who pushed a fan to the ground at the end of their German Cup defeat at Dynamo Dresden last week, was banned for five matches and fined 8,000 euros ($9,469), the German Football Association (DFB) said on Friday.