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US firm rakes in $1.1bn ahead of COVID-19 vaccine launch

    US firm rakes in $1.1bn ahead of COVID-19 vaccine launch

Moderna Therapeutics, a US biotech firm, says it has received $1.1 customer deposits ahead of its global COVID-19 vaccine launch. The biotechnology company revealed this in its third quarter financial

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COVID-19: France announces second lockdown — amid record surge

    COVID-19: France announces second lockdown — amid record surge

France has imposed a second nationwide lockdown to slow the spread of coronavirus following a record surge in infections. President Emmanuel Macron announced on Wednesday that travels between regions will

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How ‘seven men from Nigeria’ tried to hijack a ship in the UK

    How ‘seven men from Nigeria’ tried to hijack a ship in the UK

Hampshire Police has announced the arrest of seven men from Nigeria “who attempted to hijack” an oil tanker on the Isle of Wight, United Kingdom.   The stowaways, whose names

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Samsung chairman, Lee Kun-hee, dies at 78

    Samsung chairman, Lee Kun-hee, dies at 78

Lee Kun-hee, chairman of South Korea’s Samsung Electronics, died on Sunday at age 78. His family did not state the exact cause of death. In May 2014, Kun-hee had suffered

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ECOWAS court to continue with virtual sessions post COVID-19

    ECOWAS court to continue with virtual sessions post COVID-19

The ECOWAS court of justice says it will continue with virtual sessions after the spread of COVID-19 is contained. Several

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21 killed in church building collapse in Ghana

    21 killed in church building collapse in Ghana

At least 21 people have been confirmed dead in the collapse of a three-storey church building in eastern Ghana. In

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Venezuelan envoy asks ECOWAS court to stop US from extraditing him

    Venezuelan envoy asks ECOWAS court to stop US from extraditing him

Alex Saab, special envoy to the Venezuelan government, has asked the ECOWAS court of justice, to halt the plan to

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EXTRA: I may leave US if I lose this election, says Trump

    EXTRA: I may leave US if I lose this election, says Trump

President Donald Trump says he may leave the United States if he does not win the upcoming presidential election. The

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‘Remdesivir has little effect on COVID-19’ — WHO contradicts US drug company

    ‘Remdesivir has little effect on COVID-19’ — WHO contradicts US drug company

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says remdesivir, an antiviral drug considered as one of the treatments for COVID-19, has “little

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Nigerian-born lawyer, who designed ‘Wazobia tricycle’, joins Michigan guber race

    Nigerian-born lawyer, who designed ‘Wazobia tricycle’, joins Michigan guber race

Austin Chenge, a native of Benue state, has joined the race for the governorship position in Michigan. Chenge, who announced

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