Sunday, January 24, 2021

US lawmaker-elect dies of COVID-19, days before swearing-in

A congressman-elect in the United States, Luke Letlow, has died of COVID-19.The Republican died Tuesday night, days before he was to assume...

COVID-19: Buhari mourns 20 doctors, Nkanga

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, on Saturday quoted the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari...

103 arrested for COVID-19 violation, robbery, arson in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Commissioner, Hakeem Odumosu, on Wednesday, paraded 103 suspects for allegedly violating the state government’s order to curb the...

Moderna Covid vaccine now available —Trump

The United States on Friday authorised Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use, paving the way for millions of doses of a second...

20 generals test positive for COVID-19, SGF in isolation

About 20 Generals have reportedly tested positive for COVID-19, about one week after the death of the General Officer Commanding, 6 Division,...

Nigerians allegedly attack medics at Rome COVID-19 centre after testing positive

Three Nigerian migrants attacked staff in a military hospital in Rome after testing positive for the new coronavirus, the defence ministry alleged...

UAE donates 7.5 tonnes of medical supplies to Nigerian Govt

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Saturday donated 7.5 tonnes of medical supplies to the Nigerian Government to support it in its...

Gov. Umahi, daughter, 3 others test negative for COVID-19

The Governor of Ebonyi State, Chief David Umahi, on Friday announced his COVID-19 status, saying his result returned negative.

Chile’s police train dogs to sniff out COVID-19

Police in Chile are training dogs to detect people that may be infected with the novel coronavirus by sniffing their sweat.

Two Madagascar lawmakers die after coronavirus infection

Madagascar President, Andry Rajoelina, on Sunday said two lawmakers — one member of the senate and one deputy — had died after...

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