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COVID 19: Mike Pence’s Chief of Staff tests positive for Coronavirus

The Chief of Staff to the US Vice President, Mike Pence tested positive for Covid-19 on Saturday. According to the VP’s spokesman, the Chief of Staff, Marc Short began...

Trump to ease lockdown, saying COVID-19 cases have ‘passed peak’

President Donald Trump vowed to unveil plans Thursday to reopen the world’s top economy, following cautious moves in Europe, claiming the US had “passed the peak”...

Coronavirus: US death toll exceeds China

The number of deaths in the United States from coronavirus has surpassed those reported by China, where the pandemic began in December, according to a toll published on...

US tops world in virus cases, overtaking China and Italy

The United States on Thursday took the grim title of the country with the most coronavirus infections and reported a record surge in unemployment as world leaders vowed...

US unemployment claims hit 3.3m

A record 3.3 million people applied for unemployment benefits in the United States last week as the Covid-19 pandemic shut down large parts of America’s economy....

Coronavirus vaccine research not for sale, Germany tells US

Germany’s foreign minister said Monday the rights to coronavirus vaccine research were not for sale, following reports Donald Trump wanted the US to buy exclusive...

Iran Guards Commander accepts responsibility for shooting down Ukrainian plane

The aerospace commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday a missile that was fired at a Ukrainian passenger jet exploded next to the plane before it went...

FIFA U17 World Cup: Netherlands eliminate Golden Eaglets in Round of 16

Five time champions Nigeria were on Wednesday eliminated from the 2019 FIFA U17 World Cup finals in Brazil after losing 1-3 to late bloomers Netherlands in their Round...

NBA announces three Nigerians in top 50 talented rookies

The National Basketball Association has drafted three Nigerian players into the top 50 most talented rookies in the USA and around the world, at the Barclays Center in...