Wednesday, February 8, 2023


October 7, 2022

Extreme poverty unlikely to end by 2030: World Bank

The World Bank says the world is unlikely to meet the goal of ending extreme poverty by 2030, according to a new World Bank study.

September 13, 2022

17 million people in Europe have long COVID symptoms: WHO

Research findings were announced Tuesday on the lasting effects of a COVID-19 infection, known as long COVID.

September 9, 2022

Danish Queen adjusts golden jubilee celebrations over Queen Elizabeth’s death

The royal family is working on a number of adjustments to the programme, she said, without revealing the changes just yet.

Danish Queen
August 21, 2022

Local remedies precautionary measure against COVID-19 spread: Experts

Director-general of the Nigerian Institute Of Medical Research ( NIMR) said there is the need for research and development of indigenous solutions.

August 1, 2022

Nobel laureates, actors seek access to groundbreaking new HIV medicines

The current best PrEP option is approximately $60 per person per year.

Nobel laureates, actors seek access to groundbreaking new HIV medicines
July 21, 2022

Poland rolls out fourth round COVID-19 jabs as pandemic persists 

COVID-19 remained a pandemic in Poland, with the country averaging around 3,000 new cases a day, according to health minister Niedzielski

Adam Niedzielski and COVID vaccines
April 13, 2022

Farmer sentenced for leaving cattle to die of starvation

The judge at the Bavarian court gave the farmer a suspended sentence of one and a half years and a life-long ban on keeping animals.

Herd of Cattle [Photo Credit: New York Times]
April 4, 2022

COVID-19: Lagos sample tests exceed 1.16 million

About 17,487 tests were conducted within the reported dates, with a case positivity rate of 1.9 per cent as at March 30.

March 16, 2022

Western nations lift COVID-19 bans amid pandemic fluctuation

In Oceania, daily COVID-19 cases have fallen in Australia but are still rising in New Zealand.

WHO logo, COVID-19
January 10, 2022

Greece donates one million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Nigeria

Making the donation, the Greek foreign affairs minister assured Nigerians that the vaccines were not expired ones.

Johnson and Johnson