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Nigeria Gets $32.8m As U.S Provides Coronavirus Aid Across Africa

The U.S. government is supplying millions of dollars, training and equipment to African countries to help combat the spread of the coronavirus. U.S. support to Nigeria in the global response to  the novel coronavirus now stands at $32.8 million with more...

Lesotho, Africa’s only COVID-19-free nation, confirms first case, Africa’s only COVID-19-free nation, confirms first case

  A Southern African country, Lesotho, reputed for being the only COVID-19-free nation on the continent, on Wednesday confirmed its first coronavirus case. The tiny mountain kingdom has become the last African country to register the virus, according to reports. The country's...

Wife of U.S. diplomat accused of killing British teenager

  An Interpol Red Notice has been issued for the wife of a U.S. intelligence officer charged with causing the death of a teenage motorcyclist in the U.K.   Anne Sacoolas is wanted in the killing of Harry Dunn near a Royal...

Mauritius declared COVID-19-free after 10 fatalities, 322 recoveries

    Mauritius, Africa's island nation, has officially been declared Coronavirus-free after suffering 10 fatalities.  It's total recoveries from coronavirus infections was announced today (May 11, 2020). Mauritania is the first African nation, some weeks ago, to have reported full recoveries (6 recovered cases and...

China Declines WHO Reps to Investigate Coronavirus Origins

    China has refused requests by the World Health Organization to take part in an investigation into the origins of the coronavirus. “We know that some national investigation is happening but at this stage we have not been invited to join,”...

U.S former VP Joe Biden denies sexual assault allegation

  Former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday emphatically denied a decades-old accusation of sexual assault leveled by a former staffer in his Senate office, breaking more than a month of silence on the allegation. “No. It is not true. I'm...

Piers Morgan tears into his friend Donald Trump for coronavirus failures

    Following US President Donald Trump’s decision to unfollow Good Morning Britain’s Piers Morgan on Twitter, the UK TV personality has written an open letter to Trump asking him to see sense. President Trump unfollowed Piers following the publication of an...

Trump calls Buhari, vows to donate ventilators amid coronavirus and Chinese inroads

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, discussed with his US counterpart President, Donald Trump, on the telephone. “President Muhammadu Buhari had a phone conversation with the US President Donald Trump today, the two leaders discussed Nigeria’s efforts to defeat the COVID–19...

Angolan polygamist with 281 children, 250 grandchildren from 47 wives, dies at 73

  …battled prostate cancer …mass of mourners defy COVID-19 ban to pay last respect   A celebrated Angolan polygamist, the late Pa Francisco Tchikuteny Sabalo, who engaged in unbridled procreation and had a community of 281 children from 47 wives, has bid the...

COVID-19 palliatives : One million people benefit from Refugee Zakat Fund worldwide, says UNHCR

  …urges organizations, well-meaning people for more contributions The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has urged Muslims and other faith-based organisations to support refugees struggling to cope with the impact of the current global COVID-19 crisis by contributing to...
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Coronavirus: Nigeria’s cases rise by 553 in one-day record

  Nigeria has recorded 553 new coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours, the highest daily rise since the outbreak...
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At last, 286 stranded Nigerians in China Arrive in Abuja, quarantined

    After several weeks of sending a ``Save-Our-Souls’’ to the Federal Government, the 286 Nigerians stranded in China as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown...

Brendan Rogers says he had coronavirus

  Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers says he "had no strength" after contracting the coronavirus in March. "I could hardly walk and it reminded me of...

Four years after, Pres. Buhari reconstitutes NNPC six-member board

    The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has got a new board following the expiration of the tenure of board members appointed in 2016 by...

Trump threatens protesters with ‘vicious dogs’ and ‘ominous weapons’

  Instead of quelling some of the outrage expressed by demonstrators near the White House who were protesting the killing of George Floyd, President Trump...