FG to release guidelines on school reopening

THE Federal Government has said it would roll out the course of action for the reopening of schools in the country. The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha,... Read more »

Trump threatens to ‘close down’ social media

US President, Donald Trump, today threatened to close down social media platforms after Twitter labelled two of his tweets “unsubstantiated.”   Twitter also accused Trump of making false claims.   “Republicans feel... Read more »

Amnesty Int’l slams Nigerian military for child, sexual abuse

Global rights group, Amnesty International, has condemned the treatment of children arrested for allegedly engaging in terrorism. Amnesty said the children were locked up alongside adult terrorists who sexually abuse them while... Read more »

Bus crushes motorcyclist in Anambra

AN accident occurred yesterday along Ekwulobia-Umunze Road at Nawfija in Orumba South Local Government Area of Anambra State yesterday killed a man, identified as Sylvester Ezeoke. He was riding on his motorcycle... Read more »

Africa’s COVID-19 cases now over 115,000 as Nigeria’s toll rises to 8,344

WORLD Health Organisation yesterday reported that confirmed coronavirus cases in Africa have risen to over 115, 000. The report came same time Nigeria’s total toll of COVID-19 infections shot up to 8344... Read more »

Children’s Day: Osodieme, Gombe gov, others seek more work from mothers

WIFE of Governor of Anambra State and Founder of Caring Family Enhancement (CAFE) Initiative, Mrs. Ebelechukwu Obiano has called on mothers to rededicate themselves to better upbringing of their children and wards.... Read more »

After Covid-19, Africa can come back better

THESE are challenging times for Africa, and, like the rest of the world, the continent is fighting to recover from the pandemic. But there are ways of helping to ensure that Africa... Read more »

S’Africa goes spiritual for COVID-19

…President declares May 31, National Day of Prayer RATTLED by COVID-19 pandemic, the government and people of South African have taken to prayer in a bid to escape the scourge with President... Read more »

COVID-19: Spain begins 10-day mourning for dead victims

Spain has begun an official 10-day mourning period for the over 27000 victims of coronavirus pandemic in the country.   Starting from Wednesday, all flags on public buildings across the nation and... Read more »

Virtual concert unites African artistes in fight against COVID-19

ARTISTES of African Origin have made move to heighten awareness on the Coronavirus pandemic ravaging the world.   Speaking during the launch of Virtual concert for African artistes’ synergy in the fight,... Read more »

COVID-19: S’ African migrants face hunger, xenophobia during lockdown

GRIM eyed women and children waiting for relief in form of any prospect having a full belly is daily sight across South African cities and slums.   A scene that played out... Read more »

FG gives condition for flight resumption in Nigeria airspace

THE Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has said passengers should brace up for rigorous health checks at the airports, flight delays and increase in airfare when restrictions are lifted and operations... Read more »

COVID-19 takes toll on mental health of European medics

EUROPEAN doctors, nurses and paramedics are battling with new challenges facing them from the pandemic. Not even full protective clothing has reduced the burden in any radical significance. Rather they have become... Read more »

Anti-viral drug, Remdesivir works against COVID-19 – Study

ONE vial of the drug Remdesivir during a press conference about the start of a study with the Ebola drug Remdesivir in particularly severely ill patients at the University Hospital Eppendorf (UKE)... Read more »

In five straight days, Brazil leads in global COVID-19 death toll

BRAZIL reported the highest daily COVID-19 death toll in the world today with 1,039 people killed, the fifth straight day the country has topped the list.   Latin America’s largest country, which... Read more »