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28 Jan
Three persons have been reported dead after a 65 years old hunter, Uchechukwu Nweke allegedly killed his wife, son and shot himself at Amunike community in Awka North council area of Anambra State. It was gathered Nweke allegedly shot his wife, Patricia Nweke (55), and his son named Obinna Nweke (29) with a single barrel…
20 Jan
Kano State Government says it has recorded 17 deaths and 827 new cases between November 2020 and January. Dr Sabitu Shanono, the Deputy Coordinator, Technical Response of the state task force on COVID-19
6 Jan
Controversy has erupted over an attack on Sunday on a village in central Mali, located in an area where the French armed forces say they carried out an airstrike on jihadists the same day.
17 Dec 2020
A professor of paediatrics at the College of the Medicine University of Lagos, and Clinical Lead, Newborn Essential Solution and Technologies (NEST360°), Chinyere Ezeaka, has said Nigeria
21 Nov 2020
Russia on Saturday registered record numbers for daily infections and deaths from the coronavirus, two days after having passed two million cases.
11 Nov 2020
Imo State has recorded 12 deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic since the index case was confirmed in the country. Also within the period, 616 confirmed cases were recorded, while 580 infected persons recovered from the pandemic. State Coordinator of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr. Sebastian Okwu, who disclosed this in Owerri, during a media…
31 Oct 2020
The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 170 new COVID-19 cases with three coronavirus related deaths recorded in 10 states and Federal Capital Territory in the last 24 hours. The NCDC made this known via its verified wedsite on Friday. The public health agency said that the new confirmed brings the nation’s total…
19 Oct 2020
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has announced 133 new cases of Coronavirus in the country.
15 Oct 2020
Experts at a virtual conference have said quick diagnosis, culture collection, and antibiotic initiation in the first early hour were key to reducing sepsis mortality. Sepsis is a life-threatening syndrome/condition with very high mortality, usually caused by a bacterial infection. It is a response to the body’s immune system that results in organ dysfunction or…
8 Sep 2020
*Preventing pandemic 500 times cheaper than responding to one, researchers find A new modeling study suggests that disruptions to health services caused by Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) could lead to an increase in Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV), tuberculosis, and malaria deaths. Experts around the world expect COVID-19 pandemic to have a significant impact on society. This…
28 Aug 2020
To improve the economy, sustain the feats associated with containing the novel coronavirus as well as check further infections and deaths, experts under the aegis of Anap Foundation COVID-19 Think Tank, have called for the immediate lifting of the remaining restrictions nationwide. They advised that tests should be conducted on international passengers on departure and…
27 Aug 2020
South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa said Thursday that corruption around procurement of coronavirus supplies in the continent's worst-hit country must be a "watershed moment" for tackling graft. Ramaphosa told lawmakers during his quarterly question and answer session in parliament that it was "disgraceful" and a "huge stench" that some companies sought to "criminally benefit" from…

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TradeDepot, the leading B2B eCommerce and embedded finance platform in Africa, has raised $110 million in an equity and debt funding round to support the delivery of Buy-Now-Pay-Later services to 5 million SME retailers and drive further expansion of its merchant platform across the continent. The new funding will also support the expansion of the…
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The Nigerian Senate has called on the British authorities to consider removing Nigeria from their Coronavirus (COVID-19) red list.
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President of the Ugwumba Leadership Centre for Africa and All Progressives Congress (APC), Uche Nwosu has urged the Federal Government to partner with private organizations and individuals to drive its women and youths' empowerment policies and programmes. He said such measures will eliminate observed sharp practices that have undermined the government's efforts at tackling youths…
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Many students are feared dead in the Ojodu area of Lagos State after a truck ran into them on Tuesday afternoon. The accident happened along Isheri Road, just before the Ojodu Police Station. An eyewitness said the accident which occurred at about 3:00 pm claimed the lives of over 10 students with others injured from…
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The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday released guidelines for its “Production and Productivity” initiative, through the “100 projects for EVERY 100 days” project.