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Obama Tests Positive For COVID-19

Barack Obama has tested positive for a mild case of Covid-19, the former US president said on his Twitter account Sunday.

Chinese City Of Nine Million Locks Down As Covid Cases Spike

A northeastern Chinese city of nine million people was ordered to lockdown on Friday, as authorities scramble to halt a fresh Covid-19...

60 Ukraine Evacuees Test Positive For COVID-19

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reports that 60 Nigerians evacuated from Ukraine have tested positive for COVID-19.

“Firing Hong Kong Domestic Workers With COVID-19 Is Illegal, Immoral”- Philippine Diplomats.

The Philippines’ top diplomat in Hong Kong said Tuesday it was illegal and “immoral” for residents to fire and turf out domestic...

Queen Elizabeth Tests Positive For COVID-19

Britain’s 95-year-old Queen Elizabeth II tested positive for Covid-19 on Sunday. A fortnight after marking 70 years on the throne, aides said...

Trudeau To Invoke Emergency Powers Over Canada Protests

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday was expected to invoke rarely-used emergency powers to bring an end to trucker-led protests against...

Canada Protests Against COVID-19 Measures Set To Increase.

A week-long occupation of Canada’s capital by truckers opposed to vaccine mandates was set to ramp up Saturday with thousands of demonstrators...

Nigeria Represented As Winter Olympics Opens In Beijing Amid Covid Concerns.

Nigeria’s flag was hoisted in China on Friday as the opening ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympics commenced. The...

Beijing Olympics Begins Torch Relay Amidst COVID-19 Fears.

The Beijing Winter Olympics torch relay began its truncated journey to Friday’s opening ceremony as China tried to move on from the...

WHO Warns Of COVID-19 Medical Waste Threat.

The World Health Organization warned Tuesday that the vast amount of waste produced in tackling the Covid-19 pandemic posed a threat to...

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Bola Ahmed Tinubu delivers his Maiden Speech as the 16th President of Nigeria

Bola Ahmed Tinubu delivers his Maiden Speech as the 16th President of Nigeria. The speech highlights Nigeria's Transformation Agenda from Fuel Subsidy Reforms, Boosting electricity generation to addressing interest rate and exchange rate problems.

Nigeria’s New Hope: Can Bola Ahmed Tinubu Deliver?

Nigeria, a country with a history of economic and leadership challenges, is at a crucial juncture as it embarks on a new era. The recent election, like its predecessors, was marred by fierce contentions from opposing parties. However, on this momentous May 29th, a new hope emerges as Bola Ahmed Tinubu assumes the presidency. The key question that arises is whether he can effectively tackle Nigeria's governance and development problems within the span of a four-year presidential term.

Nigerian Chef, Hilda Baci Breaks World Cooking Record

Hilda Bassey Effiong, the 27-year-old Nigerian Chef and owner of MyFoodByHilda Restaurant, has made history by breaking the world cooking record. Her non-stop cooking marathon lasted for an impressive 100 hours, 40 minutes, surpassing the previous Guinness World Record set by Indian chef Lata Tandon in 2019. Hilda's remarkable achievement has not only captured the attention of Nigerians but also garnered global recognition.