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Senior African UN officials condemn “pervasive and systemic racism” in U.S

Agency Report Twenty-two senior United Nations officials have issued a joint statement condemning “pervasive and systemic racism” in the United States and beyond. The officials, who are Africans or of African descent, urged authorities and the international community to “go beyond and do more” than just condemning the act. Among the signatories are the Director-General, World Health Read more

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Buhari presides over ‘first ever’ virtual FEC meeting

…first of it’s kind in the history of the Federal Executive Council, involved Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha. By NAN President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday chaired the maiden virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, where he Read more

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COVID-19: Kaduna government discharges six patients, confirms one new case

By NAN “Five cases were earlier discharged in the one week, starting from April 14, 2020,’’ The Kaduna State Ministry of Health says it has confirmed one new case of the coronavirus (COVID-19). With the new case, the number of active cases in the state has increased from three to four. The state’s Commissioner for Read more
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World leaders, WHO launch $8.6bn plan to provide COVID-19 tools

About $8.6 billion (N3.2 trillion) is required to implement the plan described by the WHO as a landmark collaboration against the pandemic. Agency Report The World Health Organisation (WHO), major world leaders and stakeholders on Friday launched Access to COVID-19 in Tools (ACT) Accelerator. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that ACT Accelerator seeks Read more

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UCH doctor tests positive for Coronavirus – Makinde

The state government said seven people infected with the virus have been discharged while one was transferred to Lagos. By NAN A medical doctor at the University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan, has tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19). Gov. Seyi Makinde revealed this on his verified Twitter handle on Saturday night. “The COVID-19 confirmation test for Read more slams CJN for advocating Shari’a, says ‘it’s most reckless, insensitive statement from a jurist’
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Coronavirus: CAN President urges churches to provide relief packages to poor amid lockdown

By NAN The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on Thursday urged churches to provide relief packages to the poor during the Easter period to ease the effect of the lockdown. The CAN president, Samson Ayokunle, made the appeal in a statement issued in Lagos. “There is no other time the hope of victory over circumstances Read more