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Bill Gates denies ‘inventing’ COVID-19

Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates on Thursday debunked claims by some conspiracy theories accusing him of creating the coronavirus disease, AFP reports.

WHO declares Nigeria Polio free

The World Health Organisation, WHO, has declared Nigeria free of wild polio, following the completion of documentation for the free status.

COVID-19: Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea, by Lawretta Egba

Today, we have now been met with a holistic problem and there are no clear-cut solutions. There’s no eliminating the existence of the pandemic for now. Our only option is to come together to face the sea, increase our chances of finding a miracle that will part this sea

Climate change, stereotype hindering businesses in Africa, Dangote, Bill Gates, Mo Ibrahim raise alarm

Renowned philanthropists, Bill Gates, Mo Ibrahim and Aliko Dangote have expressed concern over the effect of climate change and the stereotypes on Africa that have hindered business opportunities in the continent.

Buhari attends UN General Assembly in New York, to depart Abuja Sunday

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja on Sunday for New York, United States, to participate in the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, UNGA74, which opened on Tuesday, September 17.

LVMH’s Bernard Arnault displaces Bill Gates, becomes ‘second richest man’

Bill Gates has been unseated as the second richest man in the world, losing the position to Bernard Arnault, the chairman and CEO of...

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s investment in Nigeria hits $1bn — Gates

Mr Gates said the foundation was also in discussion with the Nigerian Minister of Health, to support local production of vaccines.

Polio: Kano government approves N320m on immunisation in 2017

From Mustapha Adamu, Kano The Kano State ‎government on Wednesday said it approved the sum of N320,760,950 for Routine Immunisation in 2017. This was made known...

Dangote demands probe of Kano polio vaccine funds

Aliko Dangote, the chairman of Dangote Foundation and Africa’s leading businessman, has requested the Kano state government to audit funds donated to it for...

Bill Gates, Dangote, Northern governors sign MoU on immunization

Renowned billionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates, Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote and six state governors from the Northern part of Nigeria have signed a...

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