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No fatality as five states record 70 new Covid-19 cases

  Nigeria, on Monday, recorded 70 fresh coronavirus cases. According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the new infections was recorded in five states;...

China’s GDP at record pace with 18.3% growth

  China's gross domestic product (GDP) expanded at a record pace of 18.3 percent year-on-year during the first quarter of this year as it rebounded...

Germany’s Merkel under fire over COVID-19 lockdown law

German Chancellor Angela Merkel faced opposition on Wednesday to a plan to seek new powers to force coronavirus lockdowns on areas with high infection...

Beijing marks progress in vaccinations

  Beijing has provided coronavirus vaccinations for more than 12 million people as of Monday morning, with around 19.17 million doses given, according to the...

COVID-19: Why Vaccine Passports are Problematic

  ABUJA - Vaccine passports, a few months ago, were only the figments of a wild imagination. Today, we are tackling new COVID-19 related issues,...

Vaccine Politics: A perfect storm waiting to happen

  By LaBode Obanor A sedentary lifestyle is quite antithetical to human nature. That is why the world anxiously awaits a return to some form of...

COVID-19: Lagos, FCT shut seven treatment centres

The two cities most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, Lagos and Abuja have started shutting down isolation centres with seven of them now closed. The...

Nigeria receives 100,000 doses of Covishield vaccine from India

  The Federal Government has received 100,000 doses of Covishield vaccine from India. The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, confirmed...

FG directs states to halt Covid-19 vaccination halfway

  The Federal Government has asked all the states administering the Covid-19 vaccine to stop the exercise the moment they use half of the doses...

Afenifere, Gani Adams, Keyamo, others mourn Odumakin

Tributes have been pouring from various quarters since the news of the death of Afenifere spokesman, Yinka Odumakin, broke out earlier on Saturday. Odumakin died...

Fuel queues to disappear soon, NNPC GMD says after meeting Buhari

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, has frowned at the re-emergence of petrol queues across the country,...