Omicron: UK Pledges £105m In UKAid To Nigeria, Others

The United Kingdom (UK) Foreign Secretary, Liz Truss, has pledged up to £105 million of UK emergency aid to help vulnerable countries tackle the Omicron COVID-19 variant, with a particular focus on Nigeria and other African countries. This was disclosed in a statement issued yesterday by the British High Commission in Abuja. It said the […]

China Welcomes 2022 With Worst Cases Since Taming Virus

China has started 2022 with its biggest tally of local coronavirus cases for any seven-day period since subduing the country’s first epidemic nearly two years ago, despite an arsenal of some of the world’s toughest COVID-19 measures. The National Health Commission reported on Saturday 175 new community infections with confirmed clinical symptoms for December 31, […]

The Return Of Budget Padding

Many things may not be clear about the teal state of the Executive-Legislators relationship currently, but ardent watchers of the polity will agree with me that the honeymoon is over. Although the president of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan and speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila still carry on l nothing has happened, this […]

UAE Bans Foreign Travel For Citizens Without Booster Jab

The United Arab Emirates has announced that it will ban citizens who have not had three doses of a vaccine against COVID-19 from travelling abroad. Officials said the exit ban, which comes into force on 10 January, would not apply to those who are medically exempt from receiving the vaccine. It is the latest country […]

2022: Experts Set Agenda For Strategic Repositioning Of Education Sector

Perturbed by the challenges that faced the education sector in 2021, experts and top professionals have set an agenda for the sector, with a view to repositioning it. They expressed their views, urging the government to consider improved funding of the sector and protection of schools in 2022. The zonal coordinator of the Abuja branch […]