Category: Health

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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Danish Toy Firm set to open 120 new stores despite pandemic

Hundreds of stores have shut during the pandemic but not at Lego, which is on track to open 120 new shops this year. The Danish toy firm told the BBC…

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Rolls-Royce launches £250,000 car as demand rebounds

  The boss of carmaker Rolls-Royce has said global demand for luxury vehicles is rebounding despite the pandemic. Boss Torsten Müller-Ötvös said that markets in Asia, Europe and the US…

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Lease of Hope for Nigerians in South Africa

  When Nigerian students studying in South Africa were travelling back in January after the Christmas and New Year holidays, they clearly, never knew that a global health pandemic that…

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Worsening welfare and security of IDPs in Nigeria

The Chairman of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Bauchi State, Buba Musa Shehu, spoke bitterly the other day about the sorry conditions of Nigerians who have been forced to…

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Hunger Threatensto Kill More People Than Covid This Year

      Over 132 million more people could go hungry as the pandemic exposes ‘cracks in the system’ The world is hurtling toward an unprecedented hunger crisis. As many as 132…

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Virus Update: Italy’s Record Contraction; Deaths Surge in India

  India saw its Covid-19 fatalities surpass Mexico’s to give it the third-largest death toll globally, as the Asian nation fast becomes the new epicenter of the pandemic. Italian companies slashed investment…

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    A teacher assisting student to force water out of waterless bucket in Adasobo By Adejumo KABIR ABUBAKAR Abdulqudus appeared worried on his way to school in the early…

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