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New IMF reserves could fund vaccines in poor nations

New IMF reserves could fund vaccines in poor nations

Moves to bolster the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF’s) emergency reserves could provide the $44bn needed to vaccinate 70 percent of the population in lower- and middle-income countries by the end of 2022, at no added cost to rich countries, according [...]

April 6, 2021 Finance
Tinubu visits Odumakin’s widow in Lagos

Tinubu visits Odumakin’s widow in Lagos

The National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, yesterday, paid a condolence visit to Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin, widow of the late activist and columnist, Yinka Odumakin. The former Lagos State governor visited the widow at Odumakin’s Lagos residence. [...]

April 6, 2021 Government and politics
Nigeria records zero COVID-19 deaths for 4th consecutive day

Nigeria records zero COVID-19 deaths for 4th consecutive day

In a trend that began Friday, Nigeria on Monday recorded no fatalities from COVID-19 complications, according to health authorities. With no deaths in the past four days, the fatality toll in the country has remained 2,058 in total. This is according to [...]

April 6, 2021 Health issues
Gunmen Sack Army Personnel From Checkpoint

Gunmen Sack Army Personnel From Checkpoint

Dare-devil gunmen continued their assault in the South-East region of the country by attacking a checkpoint of the Nigerian Army on Sunday, burning down the operational vehicles. According to an eyewitness, the gunmen invaded the Ukworji Checkpoint along Owerri-Onitsha Road [...]

April 6, 2021 Crime
LG Electronics To Shut Down Its Mobile Phone Business

LG Electronics To Shut Down Its Mobile Phone Business

The South Korean electronics manufacturer, LG, is closing its loss-making mobile phone business. The board of directors approved the move on Monday, LG Electronics said in a statement released in Seoul. The shutdown of LG’s mobile phone sector is expected [...]

April 6, 2021 Business