Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Zika virus outbreak should be considered a “public health emergency of international concern”, the World Health Organisation has said. The global health body made its decision after an emergency meeting in Geneva to discuss the “explosive” nature of the virus.   Highlights The...
The Nigerian government has approved 272 million Naira for the consultancy services, feasibility studies and conceptual design of the Abuja Rail Mass Transit Network lot four, five and six. Highlights: The approval was made at the meeting of the Federal...
The African National Congress has recommended that the government should immediately and unconditionally downgrade the South African Embassy in Tel Aviv, Israel.   The call for the policy change by the highest decision making body of the party follows US President...
          Highlights: The woman helped treat a Spanish missionary and a Spanish priest, both of whom had contracted Ebola in West Africa. Both died after returning to Spain Health officials said she developed symptoms on September 30. She was not hospitalized until...
The ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Nigeria has accused the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) of cloning Permanent Voter  Cards (PVCs). Highlights: The PDP made the allegation on Tuesday It says the DSS reason for raiding the APC office proved to...
For the first time in the last three years, Nigeria experiences a Christmas celebration devoid of bomb attacks by insurgents. Highlights Reports from across the country were devoid of bombing incidents In Abuja, security operatives were seen conducting stop-and-search on most motorists on...
Ohio Governor John Kasich has dropped out of the US presidential race after struggling to gain traction against Republican front-runner Donald Trump. Highlights Kasich announced his withdrawal from the race on Wednesday Senator Ted Cruz had earlier quit on Tuesday ...
The House of has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to focus on adding vigour to its activities, stressing the need for the body nor to relent in its varied efforts to rid the Nigeria of economic...
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta’s lawyers on Wednesday asked that the International Criminal Court (ICC) drop the case against the leader for crimes against humanity and acquit him, arguing that the prosecution does not have adequate evidence to prove its case. Highlights Kenyatta was charged...
The Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan, is confident that the Boko Haram terrorist group in the nation's north-east will be defeated in the next few weeks. Highlights: President Jonathan predicted the end to insurgency in the north-east in an interview with Voice...