Category: Health

How Steve Bannon and a Chinese Billionaire Created a Right-Wing Coronavirus Media Sensation

Dr. Li-Meng Yan wanted to remain anonymous. It was mid-January, and Yan, a researcher in Hong Kong, had been hearing rumors about a dangerous new virus in mainland China that…

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Will Nigerian Airlines Survive?

Since July 8, 2020 when the nation’s airspace was reopened for domestic flight operations, Nigerian airlines have been brainstorming on how to survive when after over three months of lockdown…

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Looted Kogi COVID-19 Palliatives: Many Lies of Yahaya Bello

Contrary to claims by Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State on a popular programme on Channels TV that his state was not among those, whose warehouses were looted by indigenes…

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During heated exchange, Nancy Pelosi tells CNN’s Wolf Blitzer he’s ‘an apologist’ for the GOP

During a contentious interview on Tuesday afternoon, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) repeatedly told CNN's Wolf Blitzer he had "no idea" what he was talking about regarding negotiations for a…

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Trump set for campaign Saturday amid COVID-19 battle

US President Donald Trump said he hopes to resume campaigning Saturday after receiving a green light from his doctor, even as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi prepares to unveil plans to…

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UN World Food Programme wins 2020 Nobel Peace Prize

The agency was recognized “for its efforts to combat hunger, for its contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas and for acting as a driving force to prevent…

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COVID-19: Disengaged staff petition Pencom over withheld unremitted pension funds to PFAs.

Emileo Castrol Former staff of Vintage Press Limited publishers of The Nation newspapers have petitioned the Director General National Pension Commission (PenCom) over backlog of unremitted pension due to workers.…

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Nigeria Overtakes India as World Capital for Under-five Deaths

  Nigeria has overtaken India as the world capital for under-five deaths, according to the 2020 mortality estimates released by United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). The development comes two years…

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Celebrating Nigerian Health Workers as Unsung Heroes against COVID-19

  Contrary to popular belief that Nigeria’s COVID-19 burden would, 188 days after the first recorded case, lead to human and economic catastrophe with millions of infections and hundreds of…

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Alexei Navalny: Russia opposition leader poisoned with Novichok – Germany

IMAGE COPYRIGHTREUTERS There is "unequivocal proof" that Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny was poisoned with a Novichok nerve agent, Germany has said. Chancellor Angela Merkel said he was a victim…

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