Trump signs measure to permanently extend compensation for Sept. 11 responders

Americans to get N441,000 each as Trumps signs historic $2.2trn financial stimulus bill

President Donald Trump on Friday signed the $2.2 trillion (N827 trillion) financial stimulus package to cushion the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic in...
UN chief 'outraged' by deadly attack in central Mali

We still live in the shadow of slave trade — UN Chief

UN Secretary-General António Guterres says the world “still lives in the shadow of the transatlantic slave trade” in spite of rejecting racism.In a video...

UN mobilises N756m to fight COVID-19 in Nigeria

The United Nations says it has mobilised $2 million (N756 million) to assist Nigeria’s fight against the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.Mr Edward Kallon, the UN...
Pope condemns Gaza killings, says Mideast needs justice, peace

Pope Francis cancels May 31 trip to Malta due to coronavirus crisis

Pope Francis has cancelled a trip to Malta scheduled for May 31 due to the coronavirus crisis, the Vatican said on Monday.“Due to the...

Spanish coronavirus cases climb to 33,000, with 2,200 deaths

Confirmed coronavirus cases in Spain jumped 14 per cent in the past 24 hours to Monday, with 480 additional deaths bringing the nation’s total...
Trump says he will send 1,500 troops to Middle East

Trump seeks approval of malaria drug for use against coronavirus

U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday called for malaria drug chloroquine to be approved for use against the novel coronavirus.“HYDROXYCHLOROQUINE & AZITHROMYCIN (an antibiotic),...

Italy’s Covid-19 death toll up by nearly 20% to 4,032

Italy’s death toll from COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, on Friday rose to 4,032, in a 18.4-per-cent increase from Thursday.In its...
UN chief 'outraged' by deadly attack in central Mali

UN chief calls for coordinated global response to coronavirus crisis

United Nations (UN) chief Antonio Guterres on Thursday said that the world was at war with a virus and called for global leaders to...

U.S. reports 10,491 coronavirus cases, 150 deaths

The U.S. Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday reported 10,491 cases of coronavirus, an increase of 3,404 cases from its previous...
Trump says he will send 1,500 troops to Middle East

Trump tests negative for COVID-19, says physician

U.S. President, Donald Trump, has tested negative for coronavirus (COVID-19), according to his physician, Sean Conley.“Last night after an in-depth discussion with the President...