Kim Jong Un Makes First Public Appearance In Nearly Three Weeks: State Media

  North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has made his first public appearance since speculation about his health began last month, cutting the ribbon at the opening of a fertilizer factory, KCNA reported Saturday. Kim “attended the ceremony” on Friday and “all the participants broke into thunderous cheers of ‘hurrah!'” when he appeared, the Korean Central … Continue reading Kim Jong Un Makes First Public Appearance In Nearly Three Weeks: State Media

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Northern Governors Meet, Resolve To Purchase COVID-19 Mobile Test Vans

  The Northern Governors Forum met on May 1st, 2020 to continue their discussions on tackling the Corona Virus Pandemic in the region. The meeting which again held via teleconferencing was presided over by Chairman of the Forum and Governor of Plateau State Simon Bako Lalong. The Forum reviewed some of the issues they earlier … Continue reading Northern Governors Meet, Resolve To Purchase COVID-19 Mobile Test Vans

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NNPC Commiserates With Victims Of Obalende Fire

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Friday said it was commiserating with families of the victims of a fuel tanker fire incident at Obalende area of Lagos. In a statement signed by NNPC spokesman, Kennie Obateru, the corporation said it wished all those that sustained injuries in the incident quick recovery. Earlier on Friday, … Continue reading NNPC Commiserates With Victims Of Obalende Fire

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COVID-19: The World Had Enough Time To Intervene, WHO Insists

The World Health Organisation reiterated Friday that the new coronavirus was of natural origin after US President Donald Trump claimed he had seen evidence it originated in a Chinese lab.

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Schools In New York To Stay Closed For Rest Of Academic Year

Schools in America's coronavirus epicentre of New York state will stay closed for the rest of the academic year, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Friday.

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Canada Says Five Who Went Missing In Navy Chopper Crash, Believed To Be Dead

The five missing crew members of a Canadian navy helicopter that crashed during a NATO operation this week into the Mediterranean Sea are presumed dead, officials said Friday.

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Canada Bans Assault Weapons In Wake Of Worst-Ever Mass Shooting

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday announced an immediate ban on military-grade assault weapons, responding to a mass shooting and arson spree that left 22 people dead earlier this month.

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COVID-19: Lagos Discharges 26 Ex-Patients

  Today, 26 more COVID-19 patients were discharged, having tested negative for the virus.  Those discharged include, 14 males and 12 females including 2 foreign nationals – a Polish and a Filipino. They were discharged from the Yaba and Onikan Isolation facilities to reunite with the society. READ ALSO: Nigeria Currently Tracing 12,000 COVID-19 Contacts … Continue reading COVID-19: Lagos Discharges 26 Ex-Patients

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We’ve Survived Past Epidemics, COVID-19 Wouldn’t Be Different For Nigeria – Ehanire

The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, says Nigeria and the rest of the world have experienced and survived previous epidemics so he is optimistic that the world would also overcome the COVID-19 soon.

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DR Congo Reports 41 COVID-19 Cases In Overcrowded Jail

  At least 41 coronavirus cases have been recorded in an overcrowded military prison outside DR Congo’s capital Kinshasa, health authorities said Friday. Health Minister Eteni Longondo told TopCongo radio that prisoners at the Ndolo jail were still being tested but he expected the number of cases to rise. Longondo said the current hypothesis was … Continue reading DR Congo Reports 41 COVID-19 Cases In Overcrowded Jail

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