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Covid: Global death toll reaches three million

The true number is believed to be significantly higher because many cases overlooked in the early stages of the outbreak that began in Wuhan, China, at the end of 2019.

COVID: Nigeria reports 1,065 new recoveries — over 7,000 discharged in one week

With 1,065 patients discharged on Thursday, more than 7,500 patients were confirmed to have recovered from COVID-19 in the last seven days.

A person dies of Covid-19 every six minutes in Los Angeles County

Covid-19 deaths in Los Angeles increased about 30% this week compared to last.

Women Affairs Minister tests positive for Covid-19

she is currently asymptomatic and has gone into isolation during the period of treatment.

U.S. jobless benefit cut-off pushes millions to financial cliff-edge

About 9 million Americans who would not normally qualify for unemployment insurance, including the self-employed and gig workers, were receiving Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) until it expired along with other CARES programs on Saturday

Breaking: Sanwo-Olu recovers from #COVID-19

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, The Executive Governor of Lagos State, has been tested negative from #COVID-19 infection. According to Gboyega...

Pelosi, McConnell to get vaccine, urge members to do same

“Once we have completed the vaccination of the Members, we will follow a process to identify the continuity-essential staff members,” Monahan said, adding that his office would continue with appointments “until the small vaccine supply is exhausted.”

Nigerians will get COVID-19 vaccine in January – Health Minister, Ehanire

we must be able to get the vaccines that work well, with the good cost of storage and cost of delivery. That is the one we will like to get as soon as they are available."

Covid-19: Ganduje shuts all Kano schools

"Parents whose children are in boarding schools are also to arrange and convey their children/wards back home from Wednesday.

Pfizer seeks emergency approval for COVID-19 vaccine in India, media say

Officials at the DCGI and the health ministry did not respond to requests for comment. A government official, however, told Reuters that no application had been received as of Saturday night.

Health minister tests positive after getting COVID-19 vaccine trial dose

Vij, who is the holding charge of several ministries including health, said on Twitter that he had contracted the virus.

US former presidents Obama, Clinton, Bush volunteer to receive COVID-19 vaccine publicly

Vaccines developed by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna-NIH are expected to be approved by US authorities shortly, and a top science official said Wednesday the United States hopes to have immunized 100 million people by the end of February.

‘World’s biggest’ PPE manufacturer forced to shut factories as thousands of workers test positive for Covid

The glove maker has 47 factories and of that 41 are in Malaysia. but many of its workers are from Nepal and they live in crowded dormitory complexes.

Pfizer Covid vaccine distribution will begin within 24 hours of approval, says US Army general

“My goal [is] tens of millions [of vaccine doses] in December hopefully and we expand into hundreds of millions [of doses in] January, February, March,”

NCDC announces 300 new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) said that the country’s epicenter, Lagos State, reported 255 new COVID-19 cases, its highest number of single-day infections since August 22.

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9th senate empathy for the wounded in action (WIAs), an ‘ESPRIT DE CORPS’ for the agile soldier, says NAPMAIDEs chairman

"The visit of the leadership of the 9th Senate led by the Senate President, Distinguished Senator Ahmed Lawan to a military hospital in Kaduna to show empathy for the Wounded In Action (WIAs) who were brought there from the various theater of operations is a shared spirit of comradeship, enthusiasm, and devotion to a cause among the unarmed soldiers in war front".

Denmark v Finland match: Christian Eriksen stabilised in hospital after collapsing in match

Eriksen’s partner, wearing a Denmark shirt, came to the touchline and was comforted by the captain Simon Kjaer and the goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel.

Democracy: Ayade derailed, disappointed those who trusted him — Senator Onor

“I was one of Ayade’s campaigners. I believed in him because I thought he was sincere in his dreams for our state. I had thought we had seen a messiah with the ability to cause a great transformation in our state, based on his statements. But the man has disappointed all of us and I feel terribly disgusted about the way things have nosedived

Democracy Day: We must hinge our democracy, nationhood on strong institutions, equity, justice, fairness- Oyetola

"June 12 is a sad reminder of our missed opportunities on our journey to nationhood, democracy and good governance as a nation. It should ever provide us with the opportunity to rethink and retool our nationhood and democracy to avoid a repeat of those sad days