Tag: COVID-19

By Aminu Kutama A boxer identified as Chukwuemeka Igboanugo has died at the ongoing National Sports Festival in Asaba, Delta State. The Imo State representative was declared dead after losing a fight by knockout to his contender from...
By Ismail Auwal A bill that proposed six months jail term for parents who abandon their newborns or growing children has passed the second reading in the House of Representatives. The bill tagged, “Act to Re-amend the Child...

Covid: Nearly 30 million people under lockdown as China grapples with worst outbreak in two years

By News Desk China has put nearly 30 million people under strict lockdown measures as the country recorded a steep rise in new coronavirus infections, which have hit a...

Former US President, Barrack Obama, tests positive for COVID-19

By Ismail Auwal United States former President Barack Obama has tested positive for COVID-19. Obama on Sunday tweeted that he is "feeling fine" other than a scratchy...

Just in: Saudi Arabia suspends all COVID-19 restrictions for pilgrims

By Ismail Auwal Intending pilgrims traveling to Saudi Arabia will no longer have to worry about Covid-19 tests and quarantine, as the kingdom has immediately...

Misinformation fuels COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy – CITAD

By Ismail Auwal The Centre for Information Technology and Development (CITAD), has identified misinformation as a barrier to vaccine uptake. This was disclosed by the Coordinator,...

Lata Mangeshkar, India’s most iconic singer, dies at 92

India's legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar passed away at the age of 92 on 6, February, Sunday due to multi-organ failure. The veteran singer was hospitalised...

Insecurity, food Insecurity in Nigeria

By Safiyanu Ladan Banditry and kidnapping for ransom have created a sense of fear in many farming communities in North Western and Central part of...

Grammy awards 2022 postponed indefinitely due to Omicron

By Ismail Auwal The Recording Academy, which organizes the Grammy Awards ceremony, has announced that the 64th Grammy Awards will be postponed due to a...

COVID-19: Buhari’s aide Garba Shehu announces recovery

By Ismail Auwal President Muhammadu Buhari's senior special assistant on media and publicity, Garba Shehu, has announced his recovery from COVID-19. Shehu who disclosed this on...

UTME: Underage candidates not required to produce vaccination card -JAMB

By Ismail Auwal The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has clarified that candidates and visitors under the age of 18 are not required to...

In under-vaccinated Congo, fourth COVID-19 wave fills hospitals

At the St Joseph COVID Treatment Centre in Kinshasa, patients lie in ramshackle rooms breathing oxygen from old tanks. The clinic has 38 beds,...

Fourth wave: Isolation facilities are getting filled up with COVID-19 patients- NCDC

By Ismail Auwal Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has cried out that patients are beginning to fill up COVID-19 isolation centers in some states. NCDC...

Aisha Buhari orders staff to work virtually till further notice

By Salim Yunusa First Lady Aisha Buhari has directed all her staff to proceed on leave until further notice. This was contained in a statement signed...

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