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Joe Biden fractures foot while playing with dog

US President-elect Joe Biden has fractured his foot while playing with one of his dogs, his doctor has said. Mr Biden, 78, twisted his ankle...

Clean Nigeria Campaign critical to poverty reduction – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday said the Clean Nigeria Campaign is critical to the Nigerian government's poverty reduction and social inclusion efforts. He noted...

17.5m Nigerian children lack education, medical care – Report

An Ibadan-based Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), the Life Support Network (LSN), has said about 17.5 million children in Nigeria do not have access to education...

Global coronavirus cases pass 50 million

The total of confirmed coronavirus cases has surged past 50 million following record numbers of new cases in several countries. More than 1.25 million people...

White House chief of staff Mark Meadows tests positive for coronavirus

White House chief of staff Mark Meadows has tested positive for Covid-19, officials have told United States media. It was not immediately clear how Mr...

Poor diet can make children 20cm shorter – Report

Poor diets for school-age children may contribute to an average height gap of 20cm (7.9in) between the tallest and shortest nations, an analysis suggests. It...

Global coronavirus deaths hit one million

The number of deaths from coronavirus globally has crossed the million threshold, with more than 1,000,502 deaths recorded as of Sunday evening, according to worldometer.info. That...

Like polio, we can defeat Covid-19, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja expressed optimism that African countries can defeat the coronavirus pandemic, in the same manner, it eradicated the...

Nigeria has made progress addressing malnutrition – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Buhari administration is making progress tackling the problem of malnutrition in the country through the implementation of various...

Putin approves use of COVID-19 vaccine

President Vladimir Putin of Russia has said a locally developed vaccine for Covid-19 has been given regulatory approval after less than two months of...

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