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COVID-19: FG Begins Process To Restart International Flights

COVID-19: FG Begins Process To Restart International Flights

Written by on 10 August 2020

The Federal Government has begun the process of restarting international flights.  In a briefing on Thursday by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, the PTF National Coordinator, Sani Aliyu, said approvals have been given for aviation authorities to commence the process for the resumption of international flights. Mr. Aliyu said the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority […]

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Russia Aims To Produce ‘Millions’ Of Vaccine Doses By 2021

‘Vaccine Nationalism’ Cannot Beat COVID-19, Says WHO

Written by on 10 August 2020

  The World Health Organization on Thursday warned against “vaccine nationalism,” saying vaccine-hogging richer countries would not be safe coronavirus havens if poor nations remained exposed. WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said it would be in wealthier nations’ interests to ensure that any vaccines eventually produced to protect against the new coronavirus were shared globally. […]

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COVID-19 Cases In Africa Surpass One Million

COVID-19 Cases In Africa Surpass One Million

Written by on 10 August 2020

Coronavirus has now infected more than one million people in Africa, but hopes that the pandemic may be peaking in some countries are mingled with fears of a second wave. Nations across the continent have recorded 1,011,495 infections and at least 22,115 deaths, accounting for around five percent of global cases, according to an AFP tally as […]

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South Africa Coronavirus Deaths Top 10,000

South Africa Coronavirus Deaths Top 10,000

Written by on 10 August 2020

More than 10,000 people have died from coronavirus in South Africa since the pandemic arrived in the country in March, the health ministry said Saturday. The continent’s most industrialised economy has registered 553,188 infections, more than half of the continental caseload, and the fifth biggest number of COVID-19 cases in the world. Minister Zweli Mkhize […]

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Hollywood producers invite Ikorodu Bois to world premiere of ‘Extraction 2’

Hollywood producers invite Ikorodu Bois to world premiere of ‘Extraction 2’

Written by on 10 August 2020

Popular Nigerian online comedy group, Ikorodu Bois, have received an invitation to the premiere of Hollywood thriller, Extraction 2. The group drew the attention of the producers of the movie, Russo Brothers, following the remake of the movie trailer. The Russo Brothers, in a tweet, expressed excitement at the remake and invited the group to the […]

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Burna Boy, Wizkid win at 2020 BET Awards

Burna Boy, Wizkid win at 2020 BET Awards

Written by on 10 August 2020

Nigerian Afrobeat music superstars, Burna Boy and Wizkid have both emerged winners at the 20th BET Awards held on Sunday. The award which took place virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic was hosted by Amanda Seales. Burna Boy emerged winner in the Best International Act, while Wizkid’s feature on Beyonce’s ‘Brown Skin Girl’ track won […]

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Kanye West hires Mowalola Ogunlesi as design director of ‘Yeezy’

Kanye West hires Mowalola Ogunlesi as design director of ‘Yeezy’

Written by on 10 August 2020

  Grammy-winning rapper Kanye West is taking his Yeezy GAP collaboration to new levels just days after announcing the partnership. The rap heavyweight has reportedly teamed with British-Nigerian designer, Mowalola Ogunlesi for a prominent position on his squad. According to weekend buzz, Ye has filled his design director role with the popular fashion guru. Following […]

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UNHCR appoints ‘2Baba’ as 1st Nigerian Goodwill Ambassador

UNHCR appoints ‘2Baba’ as 1st Nigerian Goodwill Ambassador

Written by on 10 August 2020

Nigeria Artiste, Innocent Idibia, also known as 2baba, has been appointed a regional goodwill ambassador of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). UNHCR is an agency targeted at protecting refugees, forcibly displaced communities, and stateless people by assisting their voluntary repatriation, local integration, or resettlement to a third country. According to a statement […]

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