Home > International News

Coronavirus: All you need to know about symptoms and risks

What is coronavirus? According to the WHO, coronaviruses are a family of viruses that cause illnesses ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and the Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS). These viruses were originally transmitted from animals to people. SARS, for instance, was transmitted from civet cats

Read More

U.S. Orders Chinese State Media to Cut Staff in the U.S. by 40%

The Trump administration is ordering four Chinese state-owned news outlets to cut their Chinese staff in the U.S. by about 40%, amid a broader response to Beijing’s restrictions on American journalists and the expulsion of three Wall Street Journal reporters last month. Starting March 13, the four outlets will be allowed to employ a combined

Read More

Dabiri-Erewa attends PAUD, appeals for unity among Africans abroad

Chairman/CEO of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa and other PAN-AFRICANISTS attend the 2020 Pan African Unity Dialogue(PAUD) and Malcolm X Commemorative Session in New York under the leadership of the Institute of Black World 21st Century. The Chairman/CEO of NiDCOM, Hon. Dabiri-Erewa, who was the special guest

Read More

Coronavirus could worsen World economy recovery- IMF

The International Monetary Fund has said the coronavirus tragedy which emanated in China called for emergencies as it could worsen global economic recovery. The Managing Director, IMF, Ms Kristalina Georgieva, said this in a statement on Sunday, after the conclusion of the Group of 20 meeting of finance ministers and Central Bank Governors in Riyadh,

Read More

UEFA bans Man City from Champions League for 2 seasons

Manchester City have been banned from UEFA club competitions for the next two seasons and fined €30m after being found to have committed serious breaches of the UEFA Club Licensing and Financial Fair Play Regulations,” European football’s governing body has announced. A statement from UEFA said that the club was guilty of “overstating its sponsorship

Read More

We are fully determined to defeat Terrorism- Buhari

Anietie Udobit,Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari  has said that his administration is fully determined to combat and defeat all acts of criminality, banditry and terrorism in the country. PMB who said this on Tuesday February 11, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, at a meeting with the Executive Committee members of the Nigerian Community in

Read More

German leader Angela Merkel’s designated successor quits

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s designated successor has unexpectedly thrown in the towel, plunging her conservative party into deeper crisis as it struggles to agree on its future political direction after losing votes to the far right. Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer told leading members of the Christian Democratic Union that she will not be seeking the chancellorship in next

Read More

U.S. Senate acquits Trump in historic vote as re-election campaign looms

President Donald Trump was acquitted on Wednesday in his U.S. Senate impeachment trial, saved by fellow Republicans who rallied to protect him nine months before he asks voters in a deeply divided America to give him a second White House term. The businessman-turned-politician, 73, survived only the third presidential impeachment trial in

Read More