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WHO Urges ‘Extreme Caution’ In Lifting COVID-19 Restrictions

The World Health Organization on Wednesday urged “extreme caution” for countries considering lifting COVID-19 restrictions, warning that high vaccination rates would not...

COVID-19 Spreading In Africa At Record Pace, Says WHO

The Delta variant of coronavirus is driving the pandemic forward in Africa at record speeds, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned on...

WHO Warns Of June-July Covax Doses Shortfall

The World Health Organization said Friday a shortfall in COVID-19 vaccine doses going through the Covax programme in June and July could...

WHO Says Nearly 200,000 Palestinians Need Health Aid After Gaza Conflict

The World Health Organization (WHO) Wednesday warned of “staggering health needs” in the occupied Palestinian Territories after last month’s conflict between Israel...

WHO Approves China’s Sinovac COVID-19 Vaccine

The World Health Organization on Tuesday approved the Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use — the second Chinese jab to receive the...

Africa Needs 20m Doses Of AstraZeneca Jabs In Six Weeks – WHO

Africa needs at least 20 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine within six weeks if those who have had their first shot...

At Least 115,000 Health Workers Have Died From COVID-19 – WHO

At least 115,000 health and care workers have died from Covid-19 since the beginning of the pandemic, the WHO chief said Monday,...

Excess Deaths Due To Pandemic Much Higher Than Reported Covid-19 Toll – WHO

Up to three times more people have died due to the pandemic than indicated by the officially reported Covid deaths, the World...

745,000 Deaths Linked To Long Working Hours – WHO, ILO

No fewer than 745,000 deaths from stroke and ischemic heart disease as a result of long working hours were recorded in 2016.

Covid-19 pandemic to be ‘far more deadly’ this year, WHO chief sends out a strong warning

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a strong warning that the second year of Covid-19 is set to be "far more...

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Kano Govt Denies Plan To Ban Women From Driving

The Kano State Government has denied plans to ban women from driving automobiles, amid reports trending on social media.

Amazon Quarterly Profit Jumps But Shares Slide

Amazon said Thursday second-quarter profit jumped 48 per cent from a year ago to $7.8 billion, but shares in the tech and...

Terrorism War: We Are Available To Help, Boris Johnson Tells Buhari

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said that the UK is available to assist Nigeria in its war against terrorism. 

Despite Order, DSS Fails To Produce Igboho’s Detained Aides In Court

The Department of State Services (DSS) has defied a court order to produce the 12 detained aides of Yoruba-nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, ...