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Apple’s all 271 U.S. stores open for first time since pandemic began

The company has been cautious in re-opening its retail stores, using a team that includes medical experts to make its own calls on a county-by-county basis and sometimes shuttering stores again when local rules would otherwise allow stores to operate.

It is time get global economy fixed, Okonjo-Iweala speaks on new appointment

“A strong WTO is vital if we are to recover fully and rapidly from the devastation wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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

Pandemic to hit Japan’s economy more than expected, U.S.-China tension adds to concerns

Japan's economy will contract more than previously expected and suffer mild deflation during the current fiscal year, analysts predict, underscoring the...

Poland may reach peak of coronavirus infections in coming days— government spokesman

Poland may see the peak of infections from the coronavirus in the coming days, government spokesman Piotr Muller said on Friday.

Video: How Czech Republic significantly slows down deadly coronavirus

Czech Republic is one of the Covid-19 least affected countries. Below is a video of the measures Czech implores as coronavirus rips...

Video: Refrigerator trucks converted to makeshift morgues as mortuaries get filled to their brims in increasing death toll

Morgues are getting filled to their brims as death toll rises across the world. Authorities are left to no option than to...

Covid-19: The Dirge for Crème de la Crème

By Olawale Rasheed The belligerent spirit wreaking havoc worldwide without obeisance to power and riches is clearly vengeful...

EU states need 10 times more coronavirus equipment – internal document reveals

By Francesco Guarascio European Union states need 10 times as much personal protective equipment and other medical devices, such...

Australia declares “human biosecurity emergency”, warns coronavirus crisis could last six months

By Swati Pandey, Colin Packham Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Wednesday declared a “human biosecurity emergency” and said the...

Breaking: Katsina records first suspected coronavirus case in Dutsin-ma

A suspected case of coronavirus infection is raising panic in katsina when suspected carrier, who recently arrived Nigeria from Malaysia, gives symptoms...

Breaking! New coronavirus can persist in air for hours and on surfaces for days: study

By Gene Emery The highly contagious novel coronavirus that has exploded into a global pandemic can remain viable and...

Breaking news! The US volunteers to test first coronavirus vaccine

It's been made to a very high standard, using things that we know are safe to use in people and those taking part in the trial will be very closely monitored.

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Nigerian repatriated from Germany to US risks 30 years jail term for multiple money scams

The US Department of Justice’s Office of International Affairs of the Department’s Criminal Division provided significant assistance in securing the defendant’s extradition from Germany.

Police officer fired for pepper-spraying Black army officer in ‘horrifying’ traffic stop captured on film

police officer Joe Gutierrez was terminated from service after an internal investigation concluded that the police department’s “policy was not followed” and pepper spray was used against Lieutenant Caron Nazario, officials of Windsor, Virginia, said in a statement.

Nigerian stocks fall further, investors lose N30bn

The financial services industry (measured by volume) led the activity chart with 607.22 million shares valued at N6.07bn traded in 10,125 deals, thus contributing 68.46 per cent and 65.99 per cent to the total equity turnover volume and value respectively.

Buhari’s late driver not detained, tortured – DSS

The DSS spokesman, therefore, urged the public to disregard the fake news trending on the online platform.