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    Sallah: FCT Bans Prayers On National Eid Ground Over COVID-19

    The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Bello, has banned Eid gatherings at the National Eid prayer ground along the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua Expressway. The decision which was taken in a bid to curb the spread of...

    Civil Servants To Work-From-Home Till June 11, Says FG

    The federal government has extended its work-from-home directive for civil servants on Grade Level 12 and below. Yans reports that the directive was given to curb the spread of the deadly COVID-19 virus. This was made known during a press conference...

    COVID spreading in rural India; record daily rises in infections, deaths

    Hopes that India’s deadly second wave of COVID-19 was about to peak were swept away on Thursday as it posted record daily infections and deaths and as the virus spread from cities to villages across the world’s second-most populous...

    India Records 3,780 COVID-19 Deaths In One Day 

    India on Wednesday recorded its highest single-day death toll caused by the coronavirus since the pandemic began, as hospitals in the country continue to struggle with the massive patient load. The confirmed new infections have reached 382,000 in India. Experts believe...

    COVID-19: FG Bans Passengers From Brazil, India, Turkey

    The federal government has hindered non-Nigerian passport holders and non-residents who visited Brazil, India or Turkey within 14 days entry into Nigeria. The decision was reached by the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 due to increasing cases of COVID-19 and...

    India’s COVID-19 Death Toll Passes 200,000

    India’s coronavirus death toll passed 200,000 on Wednesday with more than 3,000 fatalities reported in 24 hours for the first time, official data showed. A total of 201,187 people have now died, 3,293 of them in the past day, according...

    U.S. Probing Two New Blood clot Cases After J&J’s COVID-19 Vaccine

    Two new cases of blood clots after administration of Johnson & Johnson's (JNJ.N) single-dose COVID-19 vaccine are being investigated by federal health officials, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday. One case was in a male and the...

    Oil drops to $65 as India’s COVID-19 cases surge

    The global oil benchmark, Brent crude, declined on Monday as the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and its allies indicated that it was watching surging COVID-19 cases in India, the world’s third-biggest oil importer. Brent crude, against which Nigeria’s...

    COVID-19 active cases hit 7,986 as NCDC confirms more infections

    The total active cases of coronavirus, COVID-19 being managed across the country has risen to 7,986. This is following the confirmation of 65 fresh cases by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC. NCDC made the announcement on Wednesday night while...

    COVID-19: I won’t take vaccine, I’m not guinea pig – Bishop Oyedepo

    COVID-19: I won’t take vaccine, I’m not guinea pig – Bishop Oyedepo Bishop David Oyedepo of the Living Faith Church, has said he won’t take the COVID-19 vaccine. Oyedepo, who spoke during the church’s Covenant Hour of Prayer programme, said he...
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    Serena Crashes Out Of Italian Open On Her 1000th Career Game

    Serena Williams, playing the 1000th WTA match of her career, lost on her return after nearly three months away...
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