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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)...

UN Staff On Strike Over Pay Cut

UN Staff On Strike Over Pay Cut United Nations staff in Geneva have called a strike for Friday over pay cut after winning support from...

EU Vows To Respond To U.S. Import Tariffs

EU Vows To Respond To U.S. Import Tariffs   The European Union will go to the World Trade Organisation to impose its own measures if the...

Africa’s Energy Market To Hit $4.5bn In 2018

Africa’s Energy Market To Hit $4.5bn In 2018 Africa’s energy industry Merger and Acquisition (M&A) in 2018 may rise to $4.5 billion this year according...
Kemi Adeosun Finance Minister

Nigeria, SSA countries’ Debts Rise By 550% To $200bn – Report

Nigeria, SSA countries’ Debts Rise By 550% To $200bn – Report The total borrowing from the international debt markets by Nigeria and other countries in...

Output Cut: Price of brent crude oil rises to $70

The price of brent crude oil rose to 70 dollars a barrel on Monday, supported by ongoing output cuts led by OPEC and Russia,...

Indonesian Stock Exchange collapses

A floor at Indonesia’s stock exchange collapsed into the building’s lobby, on Monday, injuring an unknown number of people, according to media reports. “We are...

South Korea moves to ban cryptocurrency trading

The South Korean government on Thursday said it plans to ban cryptocurrency trading, sending bitcoin prices plummeting and throwing the virtual coin market into...

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...

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...

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...

Dubai Plans World’s Largest Solar Power Plant

Dubai, with peerless monuments such as the world’s 7-star hotel and tallest building, is taking its record breaking obsession to solar power. The small state,...

NDIC Extends DIS Capacity Building TO Ghana Deposit Protection Corporation

The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) is organising a five-day capacity building programme for senior officials of Ghana Deposit Protection Corporation (GDPC) as part...

Trump Renews Threat To Scrap Trade Agreement

President Donald Trump of U.S has renewed his threat to scrap North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and ripped on trading partners Canada and...

UN allocates $10.5m for poverty alleviation in northeast

The UN has allocated over $10.5 million to help thousands of vulnerable in need of life-saving humanitarian assistance in the devastated Nigeria’s northeast. The UN...

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...

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...

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,...
Climate Change Hon. Samuel Onuigbo

Nigeria, World Bodies to Recharge Lake Chad with $15bn- Rep Member

Faced with harsh climate change emanating from the drying up of Lake Chad, Nigeria and the world bodies have resolved to take the bull...
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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
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
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