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The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Wednesday chided the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government over what it called its “manifest lack of commitment and proactiveness” to check the spate of the second wave of COVID-19 and the accompanying deaths across the country.
The coronavirus mutation first found in Britain has now spread to 50 territories, according to the World Health Organization, while a similar South African-identified strain has now been found in 20.
The World Health Organization cautioned against major alarm over a new, highly infectious variant of the coronavirus that has emerged in Britain, saying this was a normal part of a pandemic’s evolution.
An international coalition aiming to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic needs $28 billion, a bargain price for stopping the damage done by a virus that has run rampant for the past year, a senior UN World Health Organisation (WHO) official said on Tuesday.
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson, 69, has contracted the virus, his deputy chief of staff Coalter Baker told NPR.
US President Donald Trump and his rival, Democratic nominee Joe Biden, hit the road on Sunday, two days before the election, matching their ground game with a blitz of social media activity.
With the coronavirus surging in the United States again, White House chief of staff Mark Meadows declared Sunday that the country is "not going to control the pandemic."
U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence’s chief of staff has tested positive for coronavirus but Pence plans to continue campaign travel, officials said.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) in Africa has joined immunisation experts in urging the international community and countries to take concrete actions to ensure equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines, as researchers around the world race to find effective protection against the virus.
The United States has said over N16bn ($41.3m) has been donated to assist Nigeria’s fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) would use every tool at its disposal to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, Tedros Ghebreyesus, the Director-General, has said.
Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus, the Director-General, World Health Organisation (WHO), says the agency will use every tool at its disposal to prepare, support and fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
The world largest private foundation, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has announced a further 150-million-dollar commitment to fight the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Tedros Ghebreyesus, head of the World Health Organisation, has dismissed as “racist” a suggestion by two French scientists that the coronavirus vaccine should be tested in Africa.
The federal government has started discussions with the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) to explore the potential for local production of medical consumables such as face masks, gloves, sanitizers, and even equipment like ventilators used in the prevention and treatment of Covid-19 pandemic.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned of a global shortage and price gouging for protective equipment to fight the fast-spreading coronavirus and asked companies and governments to increase production by 40%.
As coronavirus hits parts of the globe, scientists are intensifying their efforts at developing vaccines to contain the disease.
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The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, has thrown its weight behind the Eastern Security Network (ESN) launched by the indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB)
The world is falling short of promises made under the Paris climate deal to help the most vulnerable nations deal with the increasingly devastating impacts of climate change, according to the United Nations.
Ahead of the exit of the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, from the service early next month, a major crisis is now looming in the police force over the decision to sell the multibillion naira Police Officers Mess located at Onikan, Lagos State.
At a press conference in Gusau on Sunday, the Commissioner of police, Abutu Yaro, said that the command also recovered 200 rustled cows following its steadfastness in crime fighting.
Members of the House of Representatives have disagreed with the Federal Government over its decision to allow schools across the country to resume on Monday, January 18, 2021, amid the growing cases of the second wave of the COVID-19 infections in the country.
An Akure Magistrate Court has sentenced a female serial fraudster, Owolabi Omolola, to two-year imprisonment for defrauding one Ayodele Ayeni to the tune of N460,000.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) congratulates former Nigerian Ambassador to the United States of America, Prof. George Obiozor on his election as the new President-General of the apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanézè Ndígbo.
“The late officer is a fine gentleman, a patriot, and a professional cop who was very passionate about his duty to his fatherland. I recall the gallant roles the late officer played in some recent security developments in the zone.”
Vice Chancellors of some federal and state universities and the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, were at daggers drawn yesterday over resumption of universities in the face of the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic.
The Federal Government has ruled out the possibility of re-introducing fuel and electricity subsidies, saying there is no provision for such in the 2021 budget.