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Soumitra Chatterjee: Indian actor dies from Covid complications aged 85

“International, Indian and Bengali cinema has lost a giant," tweeted Mamata Banerjee, West Bengal’s chief minister. “We will miss him dearly. The film world in Bengal has been orphaned.”

EU chief begins Self-isolation after contact with COVID-19 positive person

In accordance with regulations in force, I’m therefore self-isolating until tomorrow morning. I’ve tested negative on Thursday and am tested again today,” she tweeted.

Pope to travel outside Rome for first time since coronavirus pandemic

Pope Francis will next month visit the Italian town of Assisi, his first trip out of Rome since the coronavirus pandemic...

New Zealanders wear face masks as Auckland lockdown lifted

Schools and businesses reopened in Auckland on Monday after the lifting of a lockdown in New Zealand's largest city to contain...

Nigeria maintains drop in COVID-19 cases, reports 160 new infection

Nigeria has continued to maintain a drop in COVID-19 new cases, reporting only 160 cases and no death.

Factbox: Latest on the worldwide spread of coronavirus

A Hong Kong man who recovered from COVID-19 was infected again four-and-a-half months later in the first documented instance of human...

COVID-19: National library Abuja shut for one week

Members of Staff and the general public have been advised to stay off the entire premises of the National Library of...

Nigeria’s COVID-19 infections jump to 25,133 as Oyo discharges 180 patients

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Monday announced 566 new cases of the coronavirus, bringing the total number of...

BREAKING: Ogun suspends planned reopening of religious centres over rising cases of COVID-19

The Ogun state governor, Dapo Abiodun on Friday announced the suspension of the planned reopening of religious centres across the state.

Coronavirus: Oyo govt asks all civil servants, final year students to resume

The Oyo State Government has further relaxed the coronavirus curfew in the state and also asked final year students in schools to...

Coronavirus: Chinese medical team still in Nigeria – Officials

The Chinese embassy and the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) say the Chinese medical team controversially invited to support Nigerian efforts...

Coronavirus particles can remain in the air for 14 minutes — Study

A recent study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health says particles of the coronavirus released by an infected person...

COVID-19 is a scam, discharged Delta patient alleges

One of the recently discharged patients of the COVID-19 in Delta State, Monday in what appears to be a renewed campaign...

Bauchi records first COVID-19 death

Bauchi State Government has confirmed its first coronavirus related death. The State Deputy Governor, Sen. Baba Tela, who...

Coronavirus kills one doctor, infects 30 others in Kano — NMA

Over thirty medical doctors across public and private hospitals in Kano have been infected with coronavirus, according to the Nigerian Medical Association,...

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Gunmen invade palace, kidnap Ekiti monarch

the gunmen accessed the palace at about 8.30pm by scaling the fence before they began to shoot sporadically to scare the occupants.

London trip: President Buhari now re-energised- APC

“Mr president is undoubtedly re-energised and recommitted to executing the lofty developmental objectives of the APC-led administration,”

Ramadan: Kano Hisbah arrests three males, eight females for not fasting

We will investigate and if they have cogent reasons we will release them. Those found wanting will however be enlightened and even prosecuted if need be,”

1.05m persons vaccinated with with 1st dose of covid vaccine in Nigeria

A breakdown of the NPHCDA update contained in an Electronic Management of Immunisation Data, EMID, System, showed that Lagos remains ahead in the exercise with 193,794 persons vaccinated.