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Nigerian Gbemisola Ijigbamigbe’s right leg was virtually paralysed after she contracted wild polio aged 11 months. Now the 28-year-old leads an active life as a wheelchair basketball player and also enjoys swimming and kayaking.
As newly reported cases of the coronavirus continued to spike across much of the United States, breaking records for hospitalisations, some local leaders are moving to enact more stringent restrictions.
Fulham climbed out of the Premier League relegation zone after finally solving their penalty woes in a shock 2-1 win at Leicester on Monday.
The number of confirmed Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the African continent has reached 2,163,284 as of Monday afternoon, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
Mr Godwin Emefiele, the Central Bank Governor, will tomorrow Wednesday, 2nd December 2020, meet with Governors of the 36 states, under the aegis of Nigerian Governors’ Forum, to discuss how to access Pension Funds for Infrastructure Development in the country.
Some 3,000 people began returning to their homes and deserted farms in the northeast Nigerian state of Borno on Monday, six years after fleeing jihadist violence and despite a weekend massacre that underscored the security risks they still face.
The Federal Government on Thursday gave a damning revelation that 66 per cent of Nigerian children in rural areas can neither read nor write.
Shortages have become ‘’very critical’’ in Ethiopia’s embattled northern region of Tigray, the United Nations says. The region of 6 million people is still sealed off as it faces threats by Ethiopian federal forces.
Mario Baudry, the partner of Diego Maradona's ex-girlfriend Veronica Ojeda, told Argentinian media outlets that the death of the Argentinian great was avoidable. He says that Maradona fell out of his bed a few days earlier, but no tests were done.
The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Uche Secondus, has said that Nigeria is falling apart and fast becoming a failed state.
Nigerian striker Kayode Olanrewaju was among the goal scorers for Sivasspor in their impressive 3-2 comeback win away to Qarabag in the Europa League on Thursday.