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13 Aug 2020
It does not cease to amaze me how we human beings are wont to make simple matters complicated. I am a lay man, I should say from the beginning. My understanding is that the whole world
4 Aug 2020
The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, has revealed plans to reduce COVID-19 mortalities to less than one per cent. With just over two per cent deaths
25 Jul 2020
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro announced on Saturday he has tested negative for the new coronavirus more than two weeks after being diagnosed on July 7, attributing his recovery
19 Jul 2020
EU leaders battled to save a beleaguered 750 million euro ($860 million) virus recovery package at a summit on Sunday, as global deaths soared past 600,000 and Hong Kong
14 Jul 2020
The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 yesterday attributed the rising COVID-19 deaths in Nigeria to denial and delay in seeking help.
12 Jul 2020
The Lagos State Government says it has recorded three new COVID-19 related deaths, raising the number of COVID-19 related deaths in the state to 185.
2 Jul 2020
Top of the pack are: people who live in highly walkable, mixed-age communities may be more likely to live to their 100th birthday; at least 3.9 million early deaths are being averted worldwide every year
1 Jul 2020
At least 59 people have been killed in two days of protests and ethnic violence in Ethiopia since the murder of a prominent ethnic Oromo singer, according to an AFP tally
28 Jun 2020
The Enugu State Government has announced 56 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases in the state to 258. The state’s Commissioner for Health, Prof. Ikechukwu Obi, made the announcement in a statement
25 Jun 2020
Canada ranks worst among 16 OECD countries for its high number of coronavirus-related deaths in elderly care homes, according to a Canadian Institute for Health Information report
25 Jun 2020
At least 107 people died from lightning strikes in northern and eastern India Thursday, officials said, during the early stages of the annual monsoon season.
19 Jun 2020
The Osun Government on Friday said it had discharged four Coronavirus patients from its isolation centre in Osogbo. Dr Rafiu Isamotu, the State Commissioner for Health in a statement in Osogbo


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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has licensed Starlink, a satellite internet constellation operated by SpaceX, providing satellite internet access coverage to 32 countries. This licensing followed a visit to Nigeria by the company’s team in May last year. Elated Elon Musk took to his Twitter handle to announce this development today. The NCC has equally…
1 hour ago
The United States is extending for another six months exemptions from punitive tariffs for some medical products from China, the US Trade Representative announced Friday.
1 hour ago
Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has finally bowed to pressure from political parties by extending the deadline for the conduct of primary elections by six days. INEC Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, said the commission took the decision after a meeting with the 18 registered political parties under the aegis of the Inter-Party Advisory…
1 hour ago
Amber Heard's lawyer Ben Rottenborn has referred to Johnny Depp as a 'monster' in closing arguments for the Depp-Heard defamation trial. Both lawyers gave closing arguments in the current trial in Fairfax, Virginia, summarizing much of what has been said on both sides since the trial began on April 11. Rottenborn said, "if he abused…
2 hours ago
With its thong-covered beaches, flesh-flaunting carnival and sultry nightlife, Rio de Janeiro has a racy reputation, but it rose to a new level Friday when porn films started