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France’s virus-tracing app makes good start

France's digital minister has said its coronavirus contact-tracing app has been downloaded 600,000 times since it became available on Tuesday afternoon. StopCovid France is designed...

ITREALMS hosts webinar on IPv6

Multiple award-winning medium, ITREALMS Online has revealed that it will host its first virtual meeting on the Internet Protocol version Six (IPv6) on Saturday,...

The Fijian Police are seeking further legal advice to charge the island nation’s ninth COVID-19 patient, who returned from India and infected several other...

Wike imposes curfew on Rivers

The Rivers State governor, Ezenwo Nyesom Wike, has imposed a state-wide curfew on the state, which will take effect from June 2 till further...

Democracy and the Coronavirus: A Strange Mixture

When we finally take a drink from the bottle before us, what will we become? JUBAL KANAYO takes a look at what the future...

COVID-19: We must leave no one behind says Pope

The novel coronavirus pandemic should lead us to look out for the vulnerable, the displaced and our seriously ill planet, Pope Francis said on...

COVID-19: Nestlé donates N32m worth of items

Nestlé Nigeria Plc. has donated food and beverages worth N32 million to Kaduna State Government to support the state’s palliative efforts occasioned by Coronavirus...

Spain reports sharp fall in newly confirmed COVID-19 cases

Spain on Monday reported a sharp fall in the number of new cases of COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the new coronavirus, in...

Coronavirus-hit Ruby Princess cruise ship finally leaves Australia

The cruise ship solely responsible for about 10 per cent of all coronavirus cases and more than a quarter of COVID-19-related deaths in Australia has...

CACOVID plans food relief package for 1.7million Nigerian households

The Private sector-led Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) has ordered for 250,000 supplies for tests and another 150,000 extraction kits to fast-track molecular testing for...

China rebuffs theory coronavirus originated in lab

China on Thursday denied suspicions reportedly raised by U.S. intelligence sources that the coronavirus might have originated in a medical laboratory rather than a...

Chart: 318 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says active cases of the  Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Nigeria is 238, while total infections number...

Lagos records COVID-19 death at Ayinke House, LASUTH

The Institute of Maternal and Child Health (Ayinke House), Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, has recorded a COVID-19 related death, the News...

COVID-19: Niger State imposes 24-hour curfew

Niger Government has announced a 24-hour curfew for the period of two weeks as part of measures to further prevent the spread of coronavirus...

5G mobile networks do not spread COVID-19 – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says that viruses cannot travel on radio waves or mobile networks, saying COVID-19 is a respiratory disease. WHO through a...

Africa’s $12.4 Billion Safari Industry Devastated by the Coronavirus Pandemic

SafariBookings.com, an online marketplace for African safari tours, has conducted a second survey which involved 443 safari tour operators to ascertain the impact that the coronavirus...

NNPC halts payment of subsidies

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Malam Mele Kyari, says Nigeria would no longer pay subsidy on petrol with...

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