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The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) says more that 5.8 million have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine since the commencement of the vaccination. Mrs Deborah Oladipo who serves as the Kwara Coordinator of NPHCDA, disclosed this on Tuesday in Ilorin on the sidelines of the COVID-19 vaccination in the state. Oladipo […]

The Senate on Tuesday resolved to mediate in the diplomatic row between Nigeria and the United Arab Emirates, UAE, following disagreements between both countries. The decision was reached sequel to a point of order by the Minority Leader, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, during plenary. The intervention came at a time the Federal Government announced the possible […]

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged the Central Bank of Nigeria to watch the product with a view to properly managing risks that may arise from the initiative. On boosting remittances,  the fund said, “Nigeria is among the key remittance destinations in sub-Saharan Africa, with remittance receipts amounting to $24 billion in 2019. “Remittances […]

The Nigerian Institution of Structural Engineers (NIStructE) says the 21-storey building that collapsed on the 1st of November in Ikoyi, Lagos state was originally designed to be six floors. Kehinde Osifala, NIStructE President, Kehinde Osifala made this known via a statement on Tuesday. Osifala said “There are clear indications of several design brief changes on the […]

The European Union is to step up sanctions against Belarus in response to an escalating migrant crisis on the border with Poland. Top EU diplomat Josep Borrell confirmed the move, saying that vulnerable migrants were being exploited in a “hybrid war” that is “intensifying”. Belarus is accused of pushing migrants towards its borders to undermine […]

The US has condemned Russia for conducting a “dangerous and irresponsible” missile test that it says endangered the crew aboard the International Space Station (ISS). The test blew up one of Russia’s own satellites, creating debris that forced the ISS crew to shelter in capsules. The station currently has seven crew members on board – […]

US president Joe Biden told his counterpart Xi Jinping of China that the US is strongly opposed to “unilateral efforts” to change the status quo or undermine peace across Taiwan. The two leaders have concluded their first face-to face virtual summit. Biden and  Xi also discussed controversial issues like China’s practices in Xinjiang and Hong […]

Nigerian duo, P-Square might be coming back together as they have followed themselves back on Instagram. The P-Square brothers, Peter and Paul Okoye have been doing their solo careers since the split but fans have called for them to reconcile with each other even as they have now followed themselves again on Instagram. Although the […]

Wizkid has become the first African feature on Billboard Korea’s Top 100 song series,. In a post on Instagram, Wizkid’s Essence was named on the Billboard Korea’s Top 100 songs to look out for, along with US rapper, Meek Mill and British singers, Ed Sheeran, and Adele. Essence is one of the songs off the […]

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday alerted the nation to the reported cases of Lassa fever in Edo, Bauchi, Ondo and Ebonyi states. NCDC Director General, Dr. Ifedayo Adetifa, announced this during a briefing at the COVID-19 Updates by the Federal Ministry of Health in Abuja. Represented by the agency’s Head of […]


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