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    COVID-19 CURE: Scientists recommend Asthma plant for Coronavirus symptoms’ treatment

    Some scientists at the University of Ibadan have recommended a plant called Euphorbia Hirta as a herbal alternative to mitigating some of the diseases associated with...

  • Lockdown significantly reduces infection rate in S. Africa: president

    Amid scepticism about its effectiveness, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday defended the COVID-19 lockdown which he said has “significantly reduced the rate of infection.”...

  • Somalia confirms 60 new COVID-19 cases as tally hits 1,976

    Somali health ministry on Sunday confirmed 60 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections to 1,976. Health Minister Fawziya Abikar said 21 patients...

  • Unrest grips dozens of U.S. cities as Police, protesters clash

    Dozens of cities in the United States were seeing fiery clashes between the Police and protesters continue as the killing of George Floyd sparked massive unrest...

  • Iran deploys military helicopters to fight fire in forests

    Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) and Army on Sunday deployed helicopters to the forests of Zagros mountain in the west and southwest of Iran to...

  • Urgent: UK COVID-19 deaths rise to 38,489 as another 113 patients die

    Another 113 COVID-19 patients have died in Britain as of Saturday afternoon, bringing the total coronavirus-related death toll in the country to 38,489, British Secretary of...

  • North Macedonia reports 62 new COVID-19 cases

    North Macedonia reported 62 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Sunday, raising its total to 2,226, according to the country’s health ministry. The ministry informed that 1,552...

  • Commentary: Ghost of McCarthyism back in the United States?

    The announcement by U.S. President Donald Trump that he is considering revoking the visas of thousands of Chinese students is nothing short of sheer politicization of...

  • Telecom firms now to pay N1 per km for digital connection in Kwara

    Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has directed the slashing of the Right of Way (RoW) fee for telecommunications firms (Telecom) from N5,500 per linear metre to...

  • COVID-19: Students beg FG to reopen schools

    A cross-section of students in Kwara have appealed to the Federal Government to reopen schools despite the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic in the country. The students, who...

  • Nigeria’s ICT sector accounts for 14.07 pct of GDP in Q1: minister

    Nigeria’s information and communications technology (ICT) sector has contributed 14.07 percent to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), said the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy...

  • Russia criticizes police violence against journalists covering U.S. protests

    The Russian Foreign Ministry said Sunday that Moscow is concerned about growing police violence against and unjustified detentions of journalists covering protests in the United States...

  • Egypt’s army kills 19 “terrorists” in restive North Sinai

    Egyptian armed forces killed 19 “terrorists” in the country’s restive North Sinai province, a military spokesperson said on Sunday. The forces obtained intelligence information about a...

  • Ukraine reports 468 COVID-19 new cases, total over 23,600

    Ukraine reported 468 new COVID-19 infections on Sunday, taking its total to 23,672 confirmed cases with 708 deaths, the country’s health ministry said. As of Sunday,...

  • Christians obey govt’s directive on partial reopening of worship centres in Ondo

    Christians in Okitipupa, Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State on Sunday complied with the directive of the state government on partial reopening of worship centres...

  • Israel detects severe damage to Eilat’s coral reef in Red Sea

    Israel’s Ministry of Environmental Protection reported Sunday that heavy damage was caused to the coral reef in the Red Sea, off the coast of the southern...

  • Feature: Newly-weds tie knot without wedding parties in Syria

    “I had been dreaming about my wedding day for two years, but this dream remains a dream,” said Rama whose wedding party was limited to a...

  • Tackle COVID-19 in Kogi: Rep tells governor

    A member of the House of Representatives, Mr Tajudeen Yusuf, (PDP-Kogi) has urged Gov. Yaya Bello to take responsibility and tackle COVID-19 head on in Kogi. ...

  • BSO says Executive Order 10 has stopped governors from acting as emperors

    The Buhari Support Organisation (BSO), Southeast Zone, has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the Executive Order 10 that has granted autonomy to the Legislature and...

  • Pentecost Sunday: Catholic priest urges Nigerians to pray against COVID-19

    A Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. James Ahanaonu, of the Holy Spirit Parish Onireke, Lagos, on Sunday urged Nigerians to pray for God’s healing of the land...

  • Ondo 2020: Ex-PDP official joins race, promises people-oriented programmes

    A former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Publicity Secretary in Ondo State, Mr Banji Okunomo, has joined the state’s Oct. 10 governorship race. Okunomo, while speaking with...

  • Turkish businesses prepare to resume operation amid COVID-19 normalization

    Many businesses across Turkey on Sunday prepared to resume their operations for the first time after over two months of closure amid a slowdown in the...

  • Turkey inaugurates new hospital for COVID-19 patients

    Turkey on Sunday inaugurated a new hospital constructed for COVID-19 patients in the country’s biggest city Istanbul. The hospital was built in the Ataturk airport area...

  • Ebonyi to shut down some of its social media groups from June 2 — Official

    The Ebonyi Government says it will shut down most of its related social media – whatsApp – groups from June 2. The disclosure  is contained in...

  • Philippine Stock Exchange to reopen trading floor on June 1

    The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) will reopen its trading floor on Monday following the easing of coronavirus lockdown restrictions in the capital Manila. The PSE trading...

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