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CDC retracts coronavirus airborne transmission guidance, says it was posted in error

The United States (US) Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has retracted its earlier published COVID-19 guideline in which it claimed that coronavirus...

COVID-19 may spread through droplets and airborne particles, US CDC warns

CORONAVIRUS is airborne and commonly spreads "through the droplets and airborne particles that are formed when a person who has COVID-19 coughs, sneezes, sings,...

COVID19: Lagos wants to re-open schools soon, but is the state ready?

SCHOOLS across Nigeria were shut down in March 2020 due to the ravaging coronavirus pandemic. 8 months later, with infection numbers dropping drastically the Lagos state government announced recently that schools would be fully opened on September 21st and 24th for tertiary and basic schools respectively. But is Lagos state ready to receive students in a safe learning environment?
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COVID-19: How transporters, POS money traders rip off interstate, local passengers (PART 1)

The outbreak of coronavirus in Nigeria has brought about many sharp practices, especially in the transport sector. JULIANA FRANCIS examines these practices and the weak regulatory system that enables such fraud

Madagascar sacks health minister amidst COVID-19 pandemic

WHILE the world still battles the COVID-19 pandemic, Madagascar, an island country in the Indian Ocean has sacked  Ahmad Ahmad, its health minister. Madagascar has...

Globally, 818m children lack access to soap and water in their schools – Report

NOT less than 818 million children in the world lacked basic handwashing facilities in their schools, latest data by the World health Organisation, (WHO)...
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We’re worried that $114.28m COVID-19 loan would be stolen – SERAP to World Bank

THE Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has in an open letter to the World Bank on Saturday asked that the approved $114.28 million...

COVID-19 response: World Bank, AfDB approve total of $402.5m for Nigeria

THE World Bank and African Development Bank (AfDB) have approved a total of $402.5 million for Nigeria for the fight against COVID-19 pandemic and...

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PVCs collection starts December 12, include weekends – INEC

THE Independent National Electoral Commission says the collection of Permanent Voter Cards will be available from December 12 to...

Amid dwindling oil revenue, non-oil sector contributes 73% to FG’s account – Finance Minister

THE Federal Government has lauded the non-oil sector for contributing 73 per cent to the government purse, stressing its...

Qatar 2022: Ghana’s penalty woes return, but Uruguay still fall short

ANOTHER crucial penalty miss paved the way for Ghana's group-stage exit. In 2010, the Black stars were memorably knocked out...

Nasarawa employs 300 health workers after ICIR’s reports

THE Nasarawa State Government has employed 300 health workers to boost primary healthcare services in the state. Executive Chairman of...

Ekiti to establish special courts to end gender-based violence – Governor’s wife

WIFE of Ekiti State Governor, Olayemi Oyebanji, has said that gender courts will be established across the state to...
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Nigerian fintech companies shame, threaten customers for late payment of loans

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Illegal loan apps ignore Nigeria’s cyber laws, continue to shame customers

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AMID the ongoing Russia – Ukraine crisis, a viral post...

Why UAE refuses work permit applications from Nigerians

  THE on-going rift between the governments of Nigeria and...

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