32 Recovered COVID-19 Patients Discharged As Jigawa Records Four New Deaths

  Thirty-two (32) COVID-19 patients have been discharged from the isolation center in Jigawa State after testing negative twice for the virus. This brings to 143 the total number of discharged COVID-19 patients in the state. READ ALSO: Makinde Reviews Curfew As Oyo Coronavirus Cases Hits 233 The Commissioner of Health Dr Abba Abba Zakari … Continue reading 32 Recovered COVID-19 Patients Discharged As Jigawa Records Four New Deaths

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Africa Day 2020: Buhari Says No Development Without Peace

  President Muhammadu Buhari has called for peace on the continent as a prerequisite for sustainable development. In a message to African leaders to mark the ”Africa Day 2020,” commemorated by the African Union Commission in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), President Buhari said Africa has given the world a new hope by … Continue reading Africa Day 2020: Buhari Says No Development Without Peace

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NECA Projects Economic Contraction In Second Quarter Of 2020

    Nigeria’s economy is projected to contract in the second quarter of 2020 due to the six weeks lockdown on some parts of the country, Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) has said. In a statement reacting to the latest Q1 2020 Gross Domestic Product (GDP) report released by National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) which … Continue reading NECA Projects Economic Contraction In Second Quarter Of 2020

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Delta Community Issues Quit Notice To Herdsmen

   Herdsmen resident in Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State have been issued a seven-day ultimatum to vacate bushes they are residing in the community. This is following an executive order given to them by the Local Government Chairman, Louis Ndukwe. The executive order directs the herders to vacate the bushes within … Continue reading Delta Community Issues Quit Notice To Herdsmen

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Thailand Conducts Tests On Monkeys In Search Of COVID-19 Vaccine

  Thailand is conducting tests on macaque monkeys as it races to produce a cheaper, alternative coronavirus vaccine it hopes will be ready by 2021, a top researcher said Monday. More than 100 candidate vaccines are currently in various stages of development around the world, at least eight of which are in clinical trials with … Continue reading Thailand Conducts Tests On Monkeys In Search Of COVID-19 Vaccine

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Dutch PM Didn’t See Dying Mother Due To COVID-19 Rules

  Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte was unable to visit his dying mother in her final weeks because he obeyed coronavirus restrictions against visiting care homes, his office said Monday. The news about Rutte emerged as Britain was gripped by a political row over allegations that the top aide to premier Boris Johnson broke COVID-19 … Continue reading Dutch PM Didn’t See Dying Mother Due To COVID-19 Rules

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Ireland Records No New COVID-19 Deaths, First Time In 10 Weeks

  Ireland recorded no new deaths from the coronavirus on Monday for the first time since March 11, when the first fatalities were announced. Prime Minister Leo Varadkar called it a “significant milestone”, adding on Twitter: “This is a day of hope. We will prevail.” The announcement came one week after Ireland, which has suffered … Continue reading Ireland Records No New COVID-19 Deaths, First Time In 10 Weeks

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WHO Suspends Trial Of Hydroxychloriquine As Treatment For COVID-19

  The World Health Organization said Monday it had “temporarily” suspended clinical trials of hydroxychloriquine as a potential treatment for COVID-19 being carried out across a range of countries as a precautionary measure. The decision came after the publication last week of a study in the Lancet indicating that using the drug on COVID-19 patients … Continue reading WHO Suspends Trial Of Hydroxychloriquine As Treatment For COVID-19

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US Writer Wins France’s Richest Books Prize

  US writer Joyce Carol Oates, so often a bridesmaid for the Nobel literature prize, won France’s richest books prize Monday. The Cino del Duca World Prize, which is worth 200,000 euros ($218,000), is often seen as a stepping stone to the Nobel, with Andrei Sakharov, Mario Vargas Llosa and the French novelist Patrick Modiano … Continue reading US Writer Wins France’s Richest Books Prize

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Makinde Reviews Curfew As Oyo Coronavirus Cases Hits 233

  Governor Seyi Makinde has reviewed the curfew in Oyo State, despite some spikes in the number of Coronavirus cases within the state. The governor har earlier put in place a 7:00 p.m. till 5:00 a.m curfew in the state but this has now been reviewed to 8:00 p.m till 5:00am. A statement by the … Continue reading Makinde Reviews Curfew As Oyo Coronavirus Cases Hits 233

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