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Nigeria Declares UN Security Council Obsolete, Undemocratic

Nigeria has decried the obsolete and old-fashioned composition of the UN Security Council, and described it as undemocratic. The Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the...

Africa’s Obese Population Fastest Growing Globally – FAO

Africa’s Obese Population Fastest Growing Globally – FAO The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has raised the alarm over what it termed “fastest rising incidences...

AfDB Seeks Global Partners To Tackle Hunger

AfDB Seeks Global Partners To Tackle Hunger   The African Development Bank (AfDB) has called on global partners to join hands to lift one billion people...

World Needs $94trn For Infrastructure By 2040-GIH

The world needs to spend 94 trillion dollars in global infrastructure by 2040 to eliminate infrastructure deficit, the G20-backed Global Infrastructure Hub (GIH) said...

Nigeria Gets $40m Humanitarian Aid From US

Nigeria Gets $40m Humanitarian Aid From US ….Explains Rationale Behind Visa Restriction The United States Government has announced a $40m humanitarian aid which has been given...

United Nations Earmarks $7.3bn for peacekeeping

The United Nations has earmarked 7.3 billion dollars to fund 13 peacekeeping missions and a logistics support office, diplomats said. The 193-member UN budget committee,...

North Korea Enjoys Bilateral Relations with Nigeria

North Korea Enjoys Bilateral Relations with Nigeria The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has pledged to build on the gains of the bilateral relations...

African Countries Urged to Accelerate Drive Towards Integration

African Countries Urged to Accelerate Drive Towards Integration Participants to the 13th African Economic Conference called for African countries to leverage the full range of...

World Bank Budgets $50 billion for Climate Adaptation and Resilience

World Bank Budgets $50 billion for Climate Adaptation and Resilience The World Bank Group has launched its Action Plan on Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience...

NPS Wins Global PR Award on Crisis Management

NPS Wins Global PR Award on Crisis Management The Nigeria Prison Service (NPS), Nigeria’s apex reformatory agency, has won the Golden World Award (GWA) on...

Iran Warns Britain Over oil Tanker Seizure

Iran Warns Britain Over oil Tanker Seizure The seizure of an Iranian oil tanker by Britain off Gibraltar last week will not be “unanswered”,...

Climate Change: Over 140 million May be Refugees by 2050- Report

Climate Change: Over 140 million May be Refugees by 2050- Report A new World Bank report has found that by 2050 the worsening impacts of...

Again, Nigerians under attack in South Africa

The Nigerian Community in South Africa, say, four members are in critical condition in the hospital while some shops have been burnt in renewed...
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Oil And Gas: Nigeria, Others To Spend Over $811 Billion On Fields

Oil And Gas: Nigeria, Others To Spend Over $811 Billion On Fields   Nigeria and other countries across the world will spend about $811 billion on...

Adesina Rallies Support For Technologically Driven Agriculture In Africa

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has developed an initiative called the Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) – a knowledge and innovation-based response to...

Nwankwo Kanu robbed of $11,000 in Russia

Nwankwo Kanu robbed of $11,000 in Russia Former Arsenal striker Nwankwo Kanu had $11,000 (9,300 euros) stolen from his suitcase at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport on...

Nigerian Crude Waits for Buyers

Nigerian crude for August loading is proving slow to find buyers amid rising supply, Reuters quoting oil trading sources has reported. Reuters said the supply...

UN Warns of Looming Water Shortage

UN Warns of Looming Water Shortage The planet earth will soon witness a decline in water supply if the report by the United Nations (UN)...

Nigerians Tremendously poor, says British PM

Nigerians Tremendously poor, says British PM Britain is worried by the bashing poverty in its erstwhile colony Nigeria and says the citizens are extremely poor. As...

UN says $2.6trn stolen annually Due to Corruption

UN says $2.6trn stolen annually Due to Corruption The United Nations (UN) says one trillion dollars are paid in bribes annually, with another $2.6 trillion...
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United States 1,686,436
Cases: 1,686,436
Deaths: 99,300
Recovered: 451,702
Active: 1,135,434
Brazil 365,213
Cases: 365,213
Deaths: 22,746
Recovered: 149,911
Active: 192,556
Russia 344,481
Cases: 344,481
Deaths: 3,541
Recovered: 113,299
Active: 227,641
Spain 282,852
Cases: 282,852
Deaths: 28,752
Recovered: 196,958
Active: 57,142
United Kingdom 259,559
Cases: 259,559
Deaths: 36,793
Recovered:
Active: 222,766
Italy 229,858
Cases: 229,858
Deaths: 32,785
Recovered: 140,479
Active: 56,594
France 182,584
Cases: 182,584
Deaths: 28,367
Recovered: 64,617
Active: 89,600
Germany 180,328
Cases: 180,328
Deaths: 8,371
Recovered: 160,300
Active: 11,657
Turkey 156,827
Cases: 156,827
Deaths: 4,340
Recovered: 118,694
Active: 33,793
India 138,536
Cases: 138,536
Deaths: 4,024
Recovered: 57,692
Active: 76,820
Iran 135,701
Cases: 135,701
Deaths: 7,417
Recovered: 105,801
Active: 22,483
Peru 119,959
Cases: 119,959
Deaths: 3,456
Recovered: 49,795
Active: 66,708
Canada 84,699
Cases: 84,699
Deaths: 6,424
Recovered: 43,985
Active: 34,290
China 82,985
Cases: 82,985
Deaths: 4,634
Recovered: 78,268
Active: 83
Saudi Arabia 72,560
Cases: 72,560
Deaths: 390
Recovered: 43,520
Active: 28,650
Chile 69,102
Cases: 69,102
Deaths: 718
Recovered: 28,148
Active: 40,236
Mexico 68,620
Cases: 68,620
Deaths: 7,394
Recovered: 47,424
Active: 13,802
Belgium 57,092
Cases: 57,092
Deaths: 9,280
Recovered: 15,272
Active: 32,540
Pakistan 54,601
Cases: 54,601
Deaths: 1,133
Recovered: 17,198
Active: 36,270
Netherlands 45,236
Cases: 45,236
Deaths: 5,822
Recovered:
Active: 39,414
Qatar 43,714
Cases: 43,714
Deaths: 23
Recovered: 9,170
Active: 34,521
Ecuador 36,756
Cases: 36,756
Deaths: 3,108
Recovered: 3,560
Active: 30,088
Belarus 36,198
Cases: 36,198
Deaths: 199
Recovered: 14,155
Active: 21,844
Bangladesh 33,610
Cases: 33,610
Deaths: 480
Recovered: 6,901
Active: 26,229
Sweden 33,459
Cases: 33,459
Deaths: 3,998
Recovered: 4,971
Active: 24,490
Singapore 31,616
Cases: 31,616
Deaths: 23
Recovered: 14,876
Active: 16,717
Switzerland 30,736
Cases: 30,736
Deaths: 1,906
Recovered: 28,100
Active: 730
Portugal 30,623
Cases: 30,623
Deaths: 1,316
Recovered: 17,549
Active: 11,758
United Arab Emirates 29,485
Cases: 29,485
Deaths: 245
Recovered: 15,056
Active: 14,184
Ireland 24,639
Cases: 24,639
Deaths: 1,608
Recovered: 21,060
Active: 1,971