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UK prime minister Boris Johnson confirms he has tested positive for coronavirus

UK prime minister, Boris Johnson has confirmed he has tested positive for coronavirus This comes just after a Downing Street spokesperson announced in a statement...

America surpasses China, Italy to become most infected with coronavirus with 85,000 cases

The United States has overtaken China and Italy with most confirmed cases of coronavirus as over 85,500 Americans have tested positive for the virus. State-by-state...

Americans, Canadians to receive $1,200 and $2,000 as stimulus against coronavirus outbreak

Canada's Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau has announced new financial measures to help Canadians affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Workers who lost their income as a...

Mali shuts down after first two coronavirus cases

A nationwide curfew was announced on Wednesday March 25 by Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, after the West African country reported its first two...

Germany loses 6 million face masks in Kenya

The defence ministry in Berlin on Tuesday March 24, confirmed that a German army shipment of six million face masks "vanished" in Kenya. Though it...

US records first coronavirus death

The United States has announced its first Coronavirus death which occurred in the state of Washington. Dr. Jeffrey Duchin, health officer for Seattle and King...

Two cases of coronavirus confirmed in Iran

The Iranian health ministry has announced that preliminary tests on two suspected coronavirus cases have come back positive. On Wednesday, the country’s health ministry, Kiyanoush...

There will be mum and dad– President Putin rules out gay marriage in Russia

President Vladimir Putin has ruled out legalizing gay marriage in Russia. Speaking on Thursday in Kremlin, where he met a state commission to discuss the...

Trump discharged, acquitted as US senate voted him ‘not guilty’, ends impeachment trial

US president Donald Trump has been discharged and acquitted by the US senate over the charges of obstruction of congress and abuse of power...

Breaking: South African court issues arrest warrant for ex-president Jacob Zuma

A South African court has issued an arrest warrant for former President Jacob Zuma who has been on trial on 18 count charges of...

WHO declares coronavirus global emergency

Now that the World Health Organization has declared coronavirus an international emergency, what does that really mean? One week, a dozen countries and almost 200...

Breaking: UK confirms two cases of coronavirus

Two cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in the UK, Public Health England says. Professor Chris Whitty, chief medical officer for England, said: "We can...

Coronavirus: Racism, xenophobia as anti-China fears grip countries

As the coronavirus spreads, fear is fueling racism and xenophobia. As the virus has spread globally, so have public paranoia and anti-Chinese fears. Many people of...

Queen Elizabeth signs Brexit bill

Queen Elizabeth II gave her formal assent Thursday for Britain to end its decades-long involvement in the European Union and seek a more...

Queen to hold meeting with Prince Harry, senior royals over crisis

Queen Elizabeth II will host a showdown meeting with Prince Harry on Monday in an attempt to solve the crisis triggered by his...

Chadian president orders shooting both herdsmen, farmers to save majority

President Idriss Deby Itno of Chad has ordered the army to shoot dead both herdsmen and farmers if clashes continue as measure to save...

So much similarities with Donald Trump, as new UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson says, ‘I’ll make Britain great again’

</a1 Newly elected British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, Thursday promised that Brexit would make Britain the greatest place on earth, echoing the patriotic rhetoric of...

Buhari congratulates new UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson

President Muhammadu Buhari warmly congratulates Mr Boris Johnson as new British Prime Minister, while felicitating with Mrs Theresa May for providing visionary leadership for...

El Chapo’s trial: Mexican drug lord Joaquín Guzmán bags life imprisonment

A US judge has sentenced Mexican drug kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo " Guzmán to life in prison plus 30 years. Guzmán, 62, was found guilty of...

Reactions as Von der Leyen emerged European Union President

Figures from across the bloc have been quick to congratulate Mrs von der Leyen on her election victory. "This job is a huge responsibility and...

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Cleric tasks religious leaders on establishing youth skills centres

Pastor Godwin Olaoluwa of Glory of Christ Church, Ilorin, Kwara, has urged religious leaders to support the youth by establishing skills centres. Olaoluwa, who...

Nasarawa bye-election: Voters use face masks, observe social distancing, laud process

Voters in Nasarawa state, adhered to the use of face masks and social distancing during Saturday’s bye-election for Nasarawa Central constituency conducted by the...

Enugu govt urges proper exclusive breastfeeding habit

The Enugu State Government has called for the proper practice of the exclusive breastfeeding in order to maximise its benefit to the child, mother...

Youths protest incessant killings in southern Kaduna

Some youths on Saturday protested what they called “the unabated killings in the southern part of kaduna State”, a development they described as “very...

Hit and run driver kills man in Ibadan — OYRTMA boss

A hit and run driver, on Friday evening, killed a middle-aged man in Challenge area of Ibadan, on the Ibadan – Lagos expressway. This is...
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