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COVID-19: “Disregard Rumour of Vaccines, Immunize Your Children, Wards Against Measles” –UNICEF, NOA Urges Mothers

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) and NOA has urged mothers and health care givers in Imo to continue immunising children against measles and other child-killer disesaes amid COVID-19 pandemic.

News

Osinbajo chairs first Virtual NEC meeting

The National Economic Council meeting is currently holding its monthly session chaired by Vice president Yemi Osinbajo at the presidential villa in Abuja. This is the fourth meeting between the

Sports

‘Insensitive’ Japan Olympic Coronavirus Logo Pulled After Row

A satirical mock-up depicting the Tokyo Olympics logo as the new coronavirus has been pulled after Olympic organisers branded it “insensitive” and said it infringed copyright. The design combines the

Technology

Huawei’s Ambitions Stands Firm Despite US Pressure

AFP / NOEL CELIS Huawei’s growing ‘European village’ in houses 25,000 staff and has several train stations named after European cities such as Paris and Bologna Construction cranes at Huawei’s

News

WHO Reports Record Virus Cases as Trump Proposes Face-to-Face G7 Summit

The World Health Organization on Wednesday reported the largest single-day increase in coronavirus cases, as US President Donald Trump proposed hosting world leaders for the annual G7 summit as a

News

Study: Monkeys Develop Virus Immunity After Infection, Vaccine

Two studies on monkeys published on Wednesday offer hope that humans can develop protective immunity to the novel coronavirus. The studies, published in the journal Science, looked at a prototype

Entertainment

Big Brother Naija Debuts Season 5 of Reality TV Show

The journey to the fifth edition of the Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) reality TV show has started. Organisers of the show took to its Twitter handle to announce the commencement

Health

Japan Newborn, First To Get Liver Stem Cells Globally

Doctors in Japan have successfully transplanted liver cells derived from embryonic stem cells into a newborn baby, in a world first that could provide new treatment options for infants. The

Sports

Korean Football Club Get Record Fine Over Sex Dolls in Stands

South Korea’s FC Seoul were fined a record 100 million won ($81,000) for using sex dolls to fill seats at a match held behind closed doors, with K-League officials saying

Sports

NBA To Issue Guidelines Around June 1 on Recalling Players

NBA teams expect the league office to issue guidelines around June 1 allowing teams to begin recalling far-flung players in anticipation of resuming the coronavirus-disrupted season, ESPN reported Wednesday. The