The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday warned that the anti-viral drug Remdesivir should not be used for hospitalized COVID-19 patients, explaining that trials have failed to prove that the treatment is effective. WHO chief clinician, Janet Diaz, told a press conference from Geneva that there was no clear evidence that the use of remdesivir […]
Beyoncé leads the 2021 #GRAMMYs nominations with 9 nods incl. “Song of the Year,” “Record of the Year,” and “Best Music Film.” — Beyoncé is the 2nd most-nominated artist of all time in the GRAMMY awards history.
The 2021 Grammy Awards nomination list has been released and Beyonce topped the nominees list with nine nods. Taylor Swift, Dua Lipa, and Roddy Ricch are all up for six awards for the 63nd Grammy Awards which will be held on January 31, 2021, at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. See full list below. Record […]
LGBTQ activist, Amara, has advised women to avoid splitting bills with men in the name of gender equality. She explained that men make more money because they have more power in society, therefore they should keep paying the bulk of the bills until there’s a balance in earning power. She wrote: “Do not split bill […]
The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) has suspended Dr Anuoluwapo Adepoju Olufunmi popularly known as Dr Anu indefinitely from the medical profession in Nigeria with effect from 5th November 2020. The suspension Order was issued by the Medical and Dental Practitioners Investigation Panel pursuant to powers conferred on it by s15(3)c of the […]
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the African continent has reached 2,026,841, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said on Friday. The death toll related to the pandemic stood at 48,681, the continental disease control and prevention agency said in a statement. A total of 1,714,395 people infected with COVID-19 […]
The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, on Saturday, declared that its members are not in a hurry to call off the prolonged industrial action. Dr Edor J. Edor, the ASUU Chairman of University of Calabar said lecturers are determined to ensure that the challenges of universities are substantially resolved. In an exclusive interview with […]
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The U.S. has withdrawn from the Open Skies Treaty due to non-compliance by Russia, Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said on Sunday, making good on a planned move by the outgoing Donald Trump administration. The move was immediately criticized by a top Democrat, who urged President-elect Joe Biden to reverse the decision next year. The […]
The meeting between the Federal Government and the organised labour on the hikes in fuel pump price and the electricity tariff on Sunday ended in confusion as the labour leaders walked out of the parley in anger. The dialogue which was meant to take updates on the implementation of resolutions reached during the three previous […]