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The boss of the Bundesliga says the German league must repay the trust shown by Angela Merkel’s government if football returns, as expected on May 9, despite the coronavirus pandemic.
German football clubs are hoping a return to action is on the horizon, even if it means playing in closed stadiums, after the country’s health minister and regional leaders said matches could potentially resume from May 9.
Austria will further loosen its coronavirus lockdown on May 15 by allowing restaurants and cafes to reopen and religious services to resume, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said on Tuesday.
The number of people facing acute food insecurity could nearly double this year to 265 million due to the economic fallout of COVID-19, the United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Tuesday threw his weight behind calls for an international inquiry into China’s initial response to the coronavirus and its origins.
A rift has opened up over the design of smartphone apps to trace people in Europe at risk of coronavirus infection, potentially hindering efforts to curb the pandemic and ease crippling travel restrictions.
Prominent Nigerian Pastor TB Joshua has again waded into the contentious issue of the worldwide coronavirus outbreak, calling on world leaders to reopen the economy.
Oil prices climbed with U.S. stock markets on Tuesday ahead of Joe Biden’s inauguration as U.S. president on optimism that more government stimulus will eventually lift global economic growth.
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) says it collected N4.9 trillion as tax revenue in the 2020 fiscal year.
Oyo State Government, yesterday, approved the sum of N8billion to be paid to the Osun State Government, which formed part of assets sharing negotiation reached between the two states during the negotiation for the sole ownership of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTEH), Ogbomoso.
According to him, the NSE engaged with the federal government to secure an ”essential service status” for the market as part of its Covid-19 response as well as engaged with the Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning to achieve specific capital market incentives in the 2019 and 2020 Finance Acts.
Chairman, House Technical Committee on Customs and Excise, Hon. Leke Abejide made the observations when he led other members of the committee on the oversight of Customs formations in Zone C of the Nigeria Customs Service with headquarters in Port Harcourt.
The Centre, whose mandate include “leading the preparedness, detection and response to infectious disease outbreaks and public health emergencies” disclosed this in a statement, titled: ‘NCDC Announces 6232 as Short Code for Public Enquiries’
The Northwest zonal office of the Special Investigation and Prosecution Taskforce on Electricity Offences have announced the arrest of seven suspects in connection with pre-paid metre cloning, theft, metre vandalism and other related offences in Kaduna State and its environs.
United States President-elect Joe Biden has nominated a key negotiator of the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement to be the US’s next deputy secretary of state, the second-highest position at the State Department.
President Muhammadu Buhari has emphasised the commitment of the Nigerian government to the enthronement of democracy and good governance on the African continent.
Nigeria will participate in the African Weightlifting Championships slated for April 1 to April 8 at Vacoas in Mauritius, an official said on Wednesday in Abuja.