Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro said Tuesday he has tested positive for COVID-19 after months of downplaying the coronavirus’s severity while deaths mounted rapidly inside the country. The 65-year-old populist who has been known to mingle in crowds without covering his face confirmed the results while wearing a mask and speaking...
SAN FRANCISCO, July 06, (THEWILL) - Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has been arrested by the Department of State Services (DSS) over allegations that he owns four properties and that he was allegedly transferring funds abroad through a third party. Mr. Magu was...
BEVERLY HILLS, July 02, (THEWILL) - Over 30 prominent Nigerian activists, academics, and other professionals, have launched a new political movement called National Consultative Front (NCF) ahead of the 2023 general elections. The movement was made public on Wednesday in a communique made available to journalists at the new group’s...
SAN FRANCISCO, July 01, (THEWILL) - The Petroleum Product Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) has announced an upward review of the retail pump price of petrol from the previous N121.50 . This was revealed in a circular dated July 1st, where the downstream regulator said oil marketers are now expected to...
SAN FRANCISCO, June 30, (THEWILL) - Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19. He made the disclosure in a video he posted on his verified Twitter handle. According to the governor, he’s currently asymptomatic and has been self-isolating. “Today I tested positive for #COVID19. All...
SAN FRANCISCO, June 30, (THEWILL) - The coronavirus pandemic is “not even close to being over”, the WHO warned Monday, as the global death toll passed half a million and cases surge in Latin America and the United States. “We all want this to be over. We all want to...
BEVERLY HILLS, June 26, (THEWILL) - Ifeanyi Okowa, Governor of Delta state, has revealed that one of his daughters has tested positive to the coronavirus. Okowa made this known in a tweet Friday morning. He stated that himself and his wife, Edith, would immediately proceed on 14-day isolation. THEWILL had reported a...
SAN FRANCISCO, June 26, (THEWILL) - The European Medicines Agency said it has recommended authorising the use of the anti-viral drug remdesivir to treat the new coronavirus. “Remdesivir is the first medicine against COVID-19 to be recommended for authorisation in the EU,” the agency said. It said the recommendation still needs...
BEVERLY HILLS, June 25, (THEWILL) - Thumbs up for Liverpool FC after it became English Premier League champions, salivating for 30 agonizing years without the domestic title. The last time it won it was in the 1989-90 season. It had not won the league since the modern era was...
BEVERLY HILLS, June 24, (THEWILL) - Former French international and Arsenal star, Emmanuel Petit, has urged Gabonese striker, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to dump Arsenal FC because it is now a mid-level team. The former Arsenal players stated this while speaking to Paddy Power Wednesday, remarking that he would have left the...