Wednesday, 10th August 2022
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14 Jul
The rise is mostly driven by the omicron variants BA.4 and BA.5, showing that the pandemic is changing but not over. It is clear that the global community would still feel more financial
14 May
A security expert, Mr Dennis Amachree, on Saturday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to declare religious intolerance and fanaticism as pandemics that required to be expeditiously eradicated from the country.
4 Mar
Mr Peter Esele, a labour activist, on Friday advised that the lingering fuel scarcity in the country be treated as in the era of pandemics.
4 Nov 2021
Delivering immunisation and nutrition programmes together is necessary to maximise results and minimise costs of these critical health services, enabling more people to be reached
21 Jun 2021
The Nigerian chapter of the Organisation for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) has said contemporary researches should address emerging issues like food insecurity, pandemics and climate change
1 Apr 2021
Conference of Speakers of State Legislature of Nigeria has identified research as an effective response to pandemics.
23 Mar 2021
The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) on Monday launched a US$3.5 billion (N1.645 trillion) plan to dramatically reduce or even eliminate the future risk of pandemics
12 Sep 2020
• 18 Nigerians On Scholarship Programmes In Japan Atlanta ’96 Olympics gold medallist, Chioma Ajunwa-Opara, yesterday doled out various items to police officers who are into various sporting activities as part of measures to cushion the effect of COVID-19 Pandemics. Ajunwa, a top police officer, is the first and only Nigerian woman to compete as…
29 Oct 2019
The new Global Health Security (GHS) Index has warned that no country is fully equipped to deal with the next global pandemic. The inaugural GHS Index released on October 24, 2019, found severe weaknesses in all 195 countries’ abilities to prevent, detect, and respond to significant disease outbreaks.


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Elon Musk has sold nearly $7 billion worth of Tesla shares, according to legal filings, amid a high-stakes legal battle with Twitter over a $44 billion buyout deal. The Tesla boss sold some 7.9 million shares between August 5 and 9, according to filings published on the Securities and Exchange Commission's website on Tuesday. "In…
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More than 800 inmates have escaped from a prison in eastern DR Congo after gunmen staged a jailbreak in which two policemen were killed, sources said Wednesday. Armed men "attacked Kakwangura central prison in the town of Mutembo" overnight Tuesday, Captain Antony Mualushayi, the military spokesman in the Beni region, said. "The initial toll, which…
23 mins ago
The opening match for this year's World Cup, between hosts Qatar and Ecuador, will be brought forward by one day to November 20, World Cup sources told AFP on Wednesday. The move, which should be approved by the FIFA Council before the 100-day countdown starts this week, will retain the tradition of the first match…
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