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Paul Pogba: Manchester United midfielder tests positive for coronavirus

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has tested positive for coronavirus, says France manager Didier Deschamps. The 27-year-old will have to self-isolate and will be unavailable


Minimum wage: Govt pleads as NLC threatens strike

The Joint Public Service Negotiating Council in Taraba, on Wednesday, gave the state government a seven-day ultimatum to sign the N30,000 minimum wage agreement or


US approves use of blood plasma treatment on coronavirus patients

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given emergency authorisation for the use of plasma to treat coronavirus patients. The technique uses antibody-rich blood


Coronavirus: New Zealand records first virus cases in 102 days

New Zealand has put its largest city back into lockdown after recording four new Covid-19 cases, ending a 102-day streak without a local infection. A


Putin says Russia is ‘first’ to develop coronavirus vaccine

President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that Russia had become the first country to approve a vaccine offering “sustainable immunity” against the coronavirus and that one


We’re working to ensure Nigerians have access to coronavirus vaccines – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says it is working hard to ensure that Nigerians have access to the coronavirus vaccines when available. Dr


EXPOSED: Iran cover-up of Covid-19 deaths revealed by data leak

The number of deaths from coronavirus in Iran is nearly triple what Iran’s government claims, a BBC Persian service investigation has found. The government’s own


Airlines panic as FG ‘withdraws’ N27b support

The plight of local airlines has taken a turn for the worse as more become insolvent, struggling to meet financial obligations. The fate of the


Ogun to subject SS3 boarding students to COVID-19 test

Ogun State government has said that all SS3 boarding students in the state must take the tests for COVID-19 and malaria before they will be


Lagos Govt Shuts COVID-19 Isolation Centre In Eti-Osa

The Lagos State Government has shut down the Eti-Osa Isolation Centre with effect from Friday night. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu disclosed this on Saturday during a