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US Celebrates Nigerian doctor who helped Pfizer develop COVID-19 vaccine

The US embassy in Nigeria has celebrated Onyema Ogbuagbu, a Nigerian-born researcher and medical doctor, for his role in the development of a COVID-19...

6G: China launches ‘world’s first test satellite’ into orbit

China has successfully launched the “world’s first 6G satellite” into space to test the technology. The experimental satellite, containing sixth-generation telecommunications technology, was launched into...

I will be a President for all Americans — Joe Biden

Joe Biden has reacted to his victory at the US presidential poll, saying the work ahead will be hard, but promised to be president...

US Elections: Joe Biden to address Americans today, 2nd speech in 24 hours

Democrat Joe Biden, leading the U.S. presidential race said he would address Americans later on Saturday, his second address in 24 hours. The first on...

COVID-19 pushed 115 million people into extreme poverty – World Bank

For the first time in over two decades, global extreme poverty is expected to rise in 2020 due to COVID-19. The World Bank, in a...

UAE to Commence issuance of Visas to Nigerians Thursday

The United Arab Emirates, UAE, will begin issuance of Visas to Nigerians from Thursday, October 8, 2020. This was disclosed by Nigeria’s Minister of Aviation,...

Visa restrictions: FG lifts ban on Emirates Airline

The federal government has lifted the ban on Emirates Airline flights into the country. Hadi Sirika, the minister of aviation, announced on Tuesday that the...

UK spent N867.3b to send polio out of Nigeria – British High Commission

The United Kingdom on Wednesday said that it invested £1.7 billion (N867.3 billion) since 1995 to help end the wild polio virus in Nigeria. The...

FG, Ireland sign MoU to return €5.5m Abacha Loot

Ireland has signed a memorandum of understanding with the federal government to return €5.5 million looted by Sani Abacha, the late head of state,...

WHO urges Nigeria to decentralise coronavirus testing

The World Health Organisation has commended Nigeria for being able to set up 61 laboratories that can test for COVID-19 in the last six...

Russia’s coronavirus vaccine undergoes final testing phase

Russian Deputy Health Minister, Oleg Grinev, says a state laboratory vaccine for the novel coronavirus is undergoing final testing phase, expected to be registered...

COVID-19: Nigerian government receives second Batch medical supplies of UN basket fund

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has joined other stakeholders to receive 2nd Batch Medical Supplies purchased with UN Basket Fund for COVID-19...

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