Nigeria yesterday expressed solidarity with South Africa as it struggled with some of the difficulties posed by a new COVID-19 variant, Omicron, discovered in the country. The Nigerian government warned Western countries against discrimination against South Africa following travel restrictions imposed on Southern African countries in the aftermath of theContinue Reading

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerian universities and scientists to intensify research efforts to develop vaccines that can tackle the COVID-19 and its variants, which are  afflicting the world. His call is coming on the heels of the new more contagious Omicron variant of COVID-19, which has triggered global alertContinue Reading

At least 31 people, including a little girl, have died in the English Channel and others are injured after attempting to make the treacherous journey to the UK in a small boat, France’s interior minister has confirmed. It is understood an inflatable dinghy sunk in the water between Calais and Dunkirk, northern France, afterContinue Reading

More than 20 people have been injured and some have died after a car crashed into a Christmas parade in a city in Milwaukee. Chief of Waukesha Police Dan Thompson said that children were among the victims and confirmed that fatalities had occurred. In a press briefing, he told journalists:Continue Reading