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The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a global health emergency over a new coronavirus that has killed more than 3,630 people worldwide following an outbreak in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.
A cruise ship hit by the new coronavirus and headed to the port of Oakland, California, will remain in international waters for at least another day as officials worked on plans to transport passengers to federal facilities around the country and local officials began ordering the closure of schools and public spaces to try and stop the spread of the virus.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) has reiterated its commitment to holding this year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo as scheduled amid continued concerns over the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the event.
The head of the religious sect that has been at the centre of the coronavirus outbreak in South Korea has apologised to the nation for the disease’s spread.
European governments are readying plans for coping with a possible coronavirus pandemic, despite the fact that the numbers of COVID-19 cases are still small in Europe compared to Asia.
The Ijaw Youth Council, IYC, Worldwide has warned politicians in Bayelsa State against resorting to violence, following the Supreme Court ruling which declared Douye Diri as governor.
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Friday backed moves by the OECD group of free-market economies to reform the way online giants are taxed worldwide, even if that means companies like his own paying more to national governments.
A new study by Anglia Ruskin University, in Cambridge, England has revealed that less than one-third of women worldwide are satisfied with the size of their breasts noting that what many women may not realise is their dissatisfaction could have implications for their health.
The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday the spread of coronavirus cases that had no history of travel to China could be “the spark that becomes a bigger fire” as people across China trickled back to work after an extended Lunar New Year holiday.
The Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide, IYC, has advised Nigerians to take up other measures of protecting themselves, adding that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government has failed.
Five Niger Delta pressure groups have insisted that the 2023 Nigerian presidency should be reserved for the Igbo or the Niger-Delta would complete its truncated two tenures in 2023.
Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide says it has already raised $11 million for the realisation of its project of ensuring that Nigeria’s next president is of Igbo stock.
The apex socio-cultural umbrella body of the Urhobo people, Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, Worldwide has raised an alarm that by the time Amotekun succeeds in chasing away criminals from the South West, they will relocate to the South-South and the area will become uninhabitable.
Ohanaeze Youth Council (OYC), the apex Igbo youth socio-cultural organization, Tuesday, waded in, the war of words between Abia state Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu and the past deputy national publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Timi Frank.
The defence headquarters said the troops of Operation Hadarin Daji deployed in Zamfara has continued to close in on the bandits in the state.
Manchester United have been put on alert as Harry Kane has admitted he would be prepared to leave Tottenham.
Dino Melaye, former senator representing Kogi West Senatorial district, has reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari’s nationwide broadcast.
Governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has instructed that Nigerians, especially those residing in Lagos should abide by President Muhammadu Buhari’s orders.
Kusada town in Katsina State was deserted on Sunday as many residents were reported to have fled to avoid being arrested in connection with Saturday’s riot during which one person lost his life while a police station, the divisional police officer official quarters and seven vehicles as well as 10 motorcycles were burnt.
Kogi State Government has reaffirmed to its readiness to impose severe sanctions on heads of schools or institutions in the state who fail to comply with the shut down directive on schools.
A Federal High Court, Lagos, has nullified the election of Dr. Shamsideen Dosumu as the president of Eko Club and declared Chief Babatunde Fanimokun as the legitimate president of the club.
The leadership of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has demanded for the accountability of any counterpart fund donated to Nigeria to tackle the world dread virus Coronavirus better referred to as COVID-19.
The Commissioner of Police, FCT Command, Bala Ciroma, has reiterated the determination of security agencies to enforce compliance with the directives issued by the FCT Administration, as part of measures to contain and curtail the spread of COVID 19 infection in the FCT.
Few days after the Lagos State Government issued a stay-at-home directive to residents, in order to curtail the spread of the novel coronavirus, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has unveiled economic stimulus package for the indigent and the most vulnerable in the society.