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China’s women sealed a last-ditch spot at the Tokyo Olympics football Tuesday by squeezing past South Korea 4-3 on aggregate, a thrilling conclusion to a qualifying campaign dogged by coronavirus delays.
Seven athletes in the ongoing 20th National Sports Festival in Benin, Edo State, have tested positive for COVID-19.Seven athletes in the ongoing 20th National Sports Festival in Benin, Edo State, have tested positive for COVID-19.
Nigeria Football Federation President, Amaju Pinnick, has expressed his gratitude to the Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo Olu and Information and Culture Minister, Lai Mohammed, for their support to rescue Super Eagles during Alex Iwobi’s out of the Covid-19 issue.
The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on (COVID-19) has said it will apprehend, quarantine and ensure inbound passengers disobeying COVID-19 protocols borne the cost of testing for the coronavirus.
Organisers of the Australian Open have assured all concerned and tennis fans across the world that the first Grand Slam of the year will keep to its schedule. This assurance became necessary after a staff at one of the Melbourne hotels used to quarantine players tested positive for COVID-19, as reported by media on Wednesday.
The Federal Government has opened diplomatic channels on the plight of Nigerians awaiting deportation from Saudi Arabia.
Striker Victor Boniface has tested positive for Covid-19, according to his Norwegian club Bodo/Glimt.
Sri Lanka’s health minister, who publicly endorsed sorcery and magic potions to stop surging coronavirus infections in the island, has tested positive and will self-isolate, officials said Saturday.
In a statement, Chappelle’s representative said the comedian, “Has safely conducted socially-distanced shows in Ohio since June 2020 and he moved those shows to Austin during the winter. Chappelle implemented COVID-19 protocols which included rapid testing for the audience and daily testing for himself and his team. His diligent testing enabled him to immediately respond by quarantining, thus mitigating the spread of the virus.”
Popular British singer, Robbie Williams, is in isolation in the Caribbean after he tested positive for COVID-19 while holidaying with his family.
Two Australian Open tennis players have tested positive for Covid-19 after arriving in the city of Melbourne, amid growing controversy over the event.
Anambra State government debunked on Thursday, the rumours making rounds that some top officials of the state government had contracted the Coronavirus and were spreading it in government house.
A Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Kevin Brady, said on Wednesday he had tested positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19) just before he was due to receive the second dose of the vaccine developed by the Pfizer-BioNTech duo.
The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, on Wednesday, said it had not abandoned corps members who tested positive for COVID-19 in Jigawa state as reported by some news outlet.
The National Youth Service Corps has said it did not abandon corps members who tested positive for COVID-19 in isolation centres.
Four Bangladesh navy ships carrying at least 1,800 Rohingya refugees on Tuesday left the Chattogram port for Bhashan Char island in the Bay of Bengal, amid concerns many of the persecuted refugees were coerced into relocating to the flood-prone island.
“Wherever you see Myanmar people, shoot them down,” read one Thai comment on YouTube after a surge of coronavirus cases among workers from Myanmar.
Pope Francis on Saturday installed 13 new cardinals, including the first African-American to hold the high rank, further expanding the pontiff’s impact on the group that will one day elect his successor.
Maj.-Gen. Taoreed Lagbaja, the General Officer Commanding, 82 Division, Nigerian Army, has charged soldiers to be combat ready and maintain physical fitness.
Some Abuja-based lawyers on Monday called for review of laws which provisions no longer reflect realities to advance justice administration in Nigeria.
The Super Eagles captain linked up with his teammates at the Nigeria Professional Football League outfit for the first time since the move was confirned last week.
Plans for the formation of a new European competition were unveiled on Sunday, with 12 founding clubs having already signed up for the competition which has been designed to rival the current Champions League.
The Abia State Police Command is yet to confirm an alleged attack on Uzuakoli police station in Bende Local Government Area.
The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Senator Basiru Ajibola, has faulted the nomination of the chairman and members of the Governing Council of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The former governor of Niger State, Dr. Muazu Babangida Aliyu yesterday painted a detailed picture of the role played by all the governors of the 19 northern states, including those of the then ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in denying former President Goodluck Jonathan a second term in 2015.
Thiago Silva has left the door open to a contract extension at Stamford Bridge, after Chelsea's progression to the Champions League semi-finals under Thomas Tuchel.
The Chairman, Board of Federal Road Safety Corps, Bukhari Bello, has pledged the board’s commitment to support efforts to upgrade the FRSC Academy, Udi, to a degree-awarding institution.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) says Nigeria remained Africa’s biggest economy and top investment destination.