COVID-19: Cancer drug may quench inflammation in severely ill patients

An international clinical trial has been launched after a cancer drug that targets the root cause…

Airlines Improvise Gradual Liftoff As Lockdowns Ease

Cabin crews on standby with destinations revealed only hours before the flight, pilots put on simulators…

Court Declares Rivers APC Caretaker Committee Illegal

The High Court in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital has declared a former member of…

Aisha Buhari Loses Protocol Officer Yekini

The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari has lost one of her staff, Sani Yekini, according…

US Major League Soccer Set To Return In July

Major League Soccer will return from its coronavirus shutdown with a 26-team tournament behind closed doors…

Sagamu Company Reported 104 Of 108 COVID-19 Cases – Ogun Govt

The Ogun State government has clarified the recent confirmation of 108 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19)…

COVID-19 Spike: Ogun Govt Urges Residents To Remain Calm

The Ogun state government has asked residents to remain calm in the wake of a spike…

Buhari Condemns Boko Haram Killings, Charges Military To Extract Heavy Price From Terrorists

Following news of one of the most brutal terrorist attacks on innocent people emerging from the…

Nigeria Records 409 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Infections Hit 13,873

Nigeria on Wednesday June 10, recorded 409 new coronavirus cases taking the country’s total confirmed tally…

Michael O’Neill: Stoke City manager tests positive for Covid-19

Stoke City manager Michael O’Neill has tested positive for Covid-19 after the latest round of testing…

El-Rufai Orders Reopening Of Churches, Mosques In Kaduna

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has ordered the reopening of worship centres across the state. He,…

WTO Acknowledges Nigeria’s Nomination Of Okonjo-Iweala

The World Trade Organisation on Tuesday acknowledged Nigeria’s nominee for the post of its Director-General. Earlier…

Nigeria Records 663 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Infections Now 13,464

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 663 new positive cases of coronavirus (COVID-19)…

George Floyd’s funeral under way in Houston

The funeral is under way in Houston, Texas, for African American George Floyd whose shocking death…

IBM abandons ‘biased’ facial recognition tech

Tech giant IBM is to stop offering facial recognition software for “mass surveillance or racial profiling”.…

Ekiti Sues AGF, Others Over Constitutionality Of Virtual Court Hearings

The Ekiti State Government has filed a suit against the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF)…

Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza Dies Of Heart Attack

Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza has died of heart failure, the government said Tuesday. “The Government of…

Edo Governorship: APC displays aspirants’ credentials, speaks on Obaseki-Oshiomhole feud

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has displayed the credentials presented by the six aspirants seeking to be its…

Burial without govt approval attracts N10m fine, says Wike.

A new Executive Order signed by Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, to check the spread of…

FG considers reopening schools after interstate travel ban

The Federal Government has said it is considering reopening schools in the country after lifting the…

Nigeria Records 315 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Infections Now 12,801

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 315 new positive cases of coronavirus (COVID-19)…

George Floyd murder suspect Derek Chauvin has bail set at $1.25m

The Minneapolis ex-policeman accused of killing unarmed black man George Floyd has made his first court…

Coronavirus: Lockdowns in Europe saved millions of lives

Lockdowns have saved more than three million lives from coronavirus in Europe, a study estimates. The…

Coronavirus: John Magufuli declares Tanzania free of Covid-19

Tanzania’s President John Magufuli has declared the country “coronavirus-free” thanks to prayers by citizens. “The corona…

Triplet sisters marry triplets brothers in rare marriage

Two sets of triplets married each other over the weekend in Ngwo, Enugu Photos from the…

N50 Billion COVID-19 Fund: CBN to credit successful loan applicants in 48hrs

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) announced this evening that households and SMEs applying for the…

Personal Assistant To Adamawa Senator, Elisha Abbo, In Police Custody For Alleged Forgery

Abasiriyu was alleged to have written to the Director-General of the Department of State Services using…

FG declares June 12 public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Friday, June 12, as public holiday to mark this year’s Democracy…

5 Consumer stocks you should consider for your portfolio

The month of May may have been considered an uncertain period for businesses, given the prevalence of the COVID-19…

Reps grill PTF over COVID-19 funds

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 is appearing before the House of Representatives to account for…

We’ve no plans to absorb N-Power beneficiaries into civil service – FG

The federal government has said it has no plans to absorb the yet to be disengaged…

Abia gov tests positive for COVID-19

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has tested positive for coronavirus. The state Commissioner for Information, John…

My Talent, Not A Godfather Spoke For Me – Nigerian Footballer Okobi

Super Falcons midfielder Ngozi Okobi-Okeoghene has pinned her success in the national team to talent and…

Nigeria Records 260 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Infections Now 12, 486

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 260 new positive cases of coronavirus (COVID-19)…

Edo Govt Calls For Caution As COVID-19 Cases Rise To 387

The Edo State government has called on residents to be cautious and observe precautionary measures against…

OPEC, Allies Agree To Extend Output Cuts Through July

OPEC members led by Saudi Arabia and other key oil producers agreed Saturday to extend historic…

Umahi: There are moles in my government

Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has openly acknowledged the existence of moles in his government but…

Omo-Agege Denies Asking EFCC To Probe Akpabio

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has denied asking the Economic and Financial…

Jack Grealish: Manchester United interest will depend on Aston Villa’s survival, say Sunday Supplement panel

“If Villa do stay up, do Manchester United have the stomach to spend £80m on Grealish?”…

Coronavirus: AstraZeneca to begin making potential vaccine

Drug company AstraZeneca is to start producing a potential vaccine for coronavirus, its boss has told…

AfDB approves 288.5 mln USD to support Nigeria’s COVID-19 response

The African Development Bank (AfDB) on Saturday said it has approved 288.5 million U.S. dollar loan…

FG Confiscates Dan Etete’s $57million Jet In Canada

The investigation into allegations of corruption and money laundering against Nigeria’s former Minister of Petroleum, Dan…

9-year-old Kenyan wins presidential award for building wooden handwashing machine

A 9-year-old Kenyan boy who made a wooden hand washing machine to limit the spread of…

George Floyd: Thousands protest against racism across US

Huge peaceful rallies are taking place across the US against racism and police brutality on the…

Anthony Joshua says ‘racism is a pandemic’ at Black Lives Matter march

Britain’s world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua described racism as a “pandemic” when he addressed protesters at…

Nigeria Records 389 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Infections Now Exceed 12,000

Nigeria has recorded 389 new cases of the novel coronavirus, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control…

Nigeria Records 328 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Infections Now 11,844

Nigeria has recorded 328 new cases of the COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in…

Fayemi Signs Bill On Children Sexual Violence

Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi has signed into law a bill making treatment and care compulsory…

PHOTOS: Lawan leads senators to Orji Kalu’s residence

Senate President Ahmad Lawan led his colleagues to the residence of Orji Uzor Kalu, chief whip…

43-year-old patient dies of COVID-19 in Ogun FMC

A coronavirus patient has reportedly died at the Federal Medical Centre, Idi-Aba, Abeokuta. DAILY POST reports…

EU Launches Anti-Virus Air Bridge For DR Congo

The European Union will on Sunday launch a humanitarian air bridge to support the fight against…

PHOTOS: Buhari, Top Officials Attend Juma’at Prayers At State House Mosque

President Muhammadu Buhari alongside the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) Ibrahim…

APC To Screen Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu, Four Others For Edo Gov. Primary Election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced six governorship aspirants to be screened for the party’s…

Ganduje Directs House-To-House Sample Collection For COVID-19 Test

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has directed the commencement of house-to-house sample collection exercise in the…

Bello Lifts Lockdown In Kabba-Bunu, Insists Kogi Is COVID-19 Free

The Kogi State government has lifted the lockdown imposed on Kabba-Bunu Local Government Area of the…

Kogi Attack: IGP Orders Search For Perpetrators

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has ordered a full-scale search for the perpetrators of the…

Kano: Over 3,000 corps members test negative for COVID-19 – NYSC

Kano State Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Aisha Tata Mohammed has disclosed that…

Lekki regional road: Sanwo-Olu revokes land titles of Elegushi Royal family

Babajide Sanwo-Olu to reclaim the encroached alignments of the Lekki Regional Road, the state government has revoked the land titles. In…

Umahi shuts Ebonyi govt offices as Executive Council members get infected with COVID-19

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state on Thursday suspended all government activities for one week following…

NAFDAC cries out over fake COVID-19 drugs in Nigeria

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has warned of fake COVID-19…

Nigeria Records 348 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Infections Exceed 11,000

Nigeria has recorded an additional 348 COVID-19 cases, taking the total number of infections in the country…

COVID-19: Oyo State activates 3 community testing sites

The Oyo State Task Force  on COVID-19 on Wednesday activated three sites for COVID-19 samples collection in different communities…

Bandits Kill 9 In Fresh Kaduna Village Attack

At least nine people have been killed and many others injured following an attack on Avong…

COVID-19: Churches, mosques to hold one hour service as Ishamiya, Sunday schools, others remain closed – FG

The Nigerian Government has announced that the duration for each church service must not exceed one…

FEC Approves Refund of 148 Billion Naira to 5 States

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday approved refund of N148billion expended on federal…

COVID-19: WHO makes u-turn on Chloroquine trial

The World Health Organization (WHO) has made a u-turn and is resuming hydrochloroquine trial for treatment…

Female Student Raped And Stabbed To Death In Parents’ House In Ibadan

While the world is yet to recover from the rape and gruesome murder of Vera Uwaila…

Obaseki reveals how he helped Oshiomhole become Edo Governor

The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has said his predecessor, Adams Oshiomhole, had no money…

Two killed, others escape as police foil kidnap in Kogi

There is sign of relief among commuters in Idah Local Government, following the killing of two…

Orji Kalu released from prison

Senator Orji Kalu has been released from prison. Online media quoted a source close to the…

Nigerian reggae legend Majek Fashek dies at 57

Nigerian reggae legend Majek Fashek has died at the age of 57. The performer, popular for…

Gambia demands probe after US police shoot dead diplomat’s son

The Gambia has demanded a “credible” investigation after the son of a diplomat was shot dead…

SA court rules lockdown restrictions ‘irrational’

A South African court has found some coronavirus lockdown regulations imposed by the government “unconstitutional and…

UN Accuses Asian Nations Of Censorship During COVID-19 Pandemic

UN Accuses Asian Nations Of Censorship During COVID-19 Pandemic

Bauchi deputy governor tests positive to COVID-19

Bauchi deputy governor tests positive to COVID-19

Tokyo stocks open higher on US rallies, cheaper yen

Tokyo stocks open higher on US rallies, cheaper yen

COVID-19: FG Reveals Five Airports To Be Reopened By June 21

COVID-19: FG Reveals Five Airports To Be Reopened By June 21

Anxiety rises over attacks on media covering US protests

Anxiety rises over attacks on media covering US protests

Paris protest over black man’s death in French police custody

Agency Report Clashes at mass Paris protest over black man’s death in custody AFP / STEPHANE…

Mali Teachers Strike Over COVID-19 Concerns As Schools Reopen

Malian pupils wear face masks in the classroom of a school as the government decided to…

Lagos Rules Out Possibility Of Reopening Churches, Mosques

A file photo of Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu