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Nigeria collects coronavirus drugs from Bangladesh

Subject to the effectiveness of the medicine, the government of Nigeria intends to import these medicines and medical instruments from Bangladesh

An ampule of Ebola drug Remdesivir is pictured during a news conference at the University Hospital Eppendorf (UKE) in Hamburg, Germany, on 8 April 2020.

Armed bandits kill at least 18 in Nigeria

Armed bandits in Nigeria's northwestern state of Katsina killed at least 18 people, including a local official, and stole thousands of livestock on Sunday.

Armed bandits kill at least 18 in Nigeria

Niger stampede kills 20 at handout for refugees

Fifteen women and five children were trampled to death on Monday in a stampede for food and money for refugees in southeast Niger, a regional governor said.The accident occurred at a youth and ...

Niger stampede kills 20 at handout for refugees

Lassa fever kills 29 in Nigeria

Nigerian health authorities have announced stepped-up emergency measures to tackle a rise in Lassa fever cases after 29 people died this month."As at 24th of January 2020, 195 confirmed cases and 29 ...

Lassa fever kills 29 in Nigeria

Five killed by 'jihadists' in northeast Nigeria

Five members of a militia in an offensive were killed by alleged jihadists linked with the Islamic State militant group killed in Nigeria's northeastern Borno state, militia sources told AFP.Fighters ...

Five killed by 'jihadists' in northeast Nigeria

35 civilians killed in Burkina Faso attack

A militant attack in northern Burkina Faso on Tuesday killed 35 civilians, almost all of them women, the president said, one of the deadliest assaults in nearly five years of jihadist violence in the ...

35 civilians killed in Burkina Faso attack

BCB announces team for ICC U-19 World Cup

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Saturday announced team for the next year’s ICC Under-19 World Cup which is set to take place in South Africa, reports UNB.Wicketkeeper-batsman Akbar Ali will ...

BCB announces team for ICC U-19 World Cup

ECOWAS urges progress on common currency

The Economic Community of West African States, known as ECOWAS, on Saturday urged members to push on with efforts to establish a common currency, optimistically slated to launch next year.The bloc ...

ECOWAS urges progress on common currency

OPEC considers deeper output cuts

Faced with slowing global economic growth and abundant reserves putting pressure on oil prices, the OPEC group and its partners could seek to deepen output cuts when they meet in Vienna on Thursday ...

OPEC considers deeper output cuts
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