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About 165 global leaders, including a former UK Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, and former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo, have called for a concerted global response to the coronavirus pandemic led by the G-20 countries.
The Police in Rivers State have arrested one of the two suspects who allegedly took advantage of students’ absence from school due to the COVID-19 lockdown to burgle of one of the hostels at Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Iwofe, in Port Harcourt.
With the entire world under the siege of Coronavirus pandemic, a Yoruba socio-cultural group, Oodua Redemption Alliance (ORA), has said the Yoruba race is more than prepared to get the cure for the virus.
Twelve days ago, General Motors, put hundreds of workers on an urgent project to build breathing machines as hospitals and governors pleaded for more in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
To mask or not to mask, that is the question. But scientists now think you may want to put a face mask on it after all — if you have one.
Malians vote Sunday in a long-delayed parliamentary election, despite a raging jihadist conflict, the recent kidnap of a leading opposition politician and the coronavirus pandemic.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board says it has temporarily suspended all activities requiring physical contacts in all its offices and centres nationwide.
The Founder of Living Faith Church, also known as Winners Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo, has offered explanations for his decision to hold a well attended service on Sunday despite government’s directive not to.
The novel coronavirus epidemic has claimed more than 100 lives in the past 24 hours in the United States, bringing the total to 389 deaths as of Sunday, according to an authoritative tally from Johns Hopkins University.
Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) and Bayero University Kano (BUK) have suspended lectures for one month and asked students to go home, as part of measures to contain coronavirus.
The Vice-Chancellor of University of Abuja, Prof. Abdul-Rasheed Na’Allah, has approved the suspension 24 students indefinitely for their alleged involvement in cultism.
Bayero University Kano (BUK) has suspended lectures for one month, following a circular from the Federal Ministry of Education through the National Universities Commission (NUC), ordering the closure of Univeristies to prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nigeria.
The management of the University of Lagos has implored its students and staff to adhere strictly to all recommended safety measures against the dreaded Coronavirus disease.
A bill to establish an agency for forest guards to man federal roads and highways scaled second reading in the House of Representatives on Thursday.
University of Ibadan directs students to vacate campus, hostels, orders closure of primary, secondary...
As people across the globe continue to panic and employing safety strategies in curtailing the spread of the deadly Coronavirus, the authorities of the University of Ibadan have directed students of the institution to vacate the campus.
California Governor Gavin Newsom has ordered his state’s residents to stay at home. The order affects roughly 40 million people in the country’s largest state.
The Lagos State University management has postponed its 24th convocation indefinitely over growing coronavirus cases in Nigeria.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said on Wednesday evening that fifteen of the cases are Lagos, four in FCT, two in Bauchi and one is Edo
Following the arrival of the 15-member Chinese medical team, the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) have declared they will not allow the Chinese attend or touch any patient.
There was palpable panic on Wednesday in Kogi when the news of the death of a medical doctor in Katsina who was an indigene of the state filtered into the state.
Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, has expressed outrage over the killing of one of its members, Chibuisi Chikezie Okameme, aged 26, a petrol station worker in Abia State, on April 5.
The Rivers State Government has shut down Carveton Helicopters in the state for endangering the lives of Rivers people over what it tagged as “suspicious operation of the company in the state.”
Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has said that the state is well equipped to treat the only COVID-19 patient it currently has. Governor Akeredolu said the patient would not be transferred to Lagos State.
The Kwara State Government has called on the Minister of Health, Prof. Osagie Ehanire, to order the immediate sack of a Professor in the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, Professor Alakija Salami, who hid the travel history of a patient infected with the Coronavirus Disease, who eventually died in the hospital.
Nigerians have taken to social media to call out Popular Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele-Bello, for holding a party in her Lagos home during the ongoing lockdown.
Life can only fully return to normal once a vaccine to combat the new coronavirus is available globally, according to Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates.
President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the death of Dangaladiman Wamakko, brother to Senator Aliyu Wamakko.