Latest News, Events and Happenings in Nationwidehttps://news.bestnaira.com/Latest News.en-usCovid deaths among Europe's elderly hits all-time low: WHOhttps://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/covid-deaths-among-europes-elderly-hits-all-time-low-whohttps://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/covid-deaths-among-europes-elderly-hits-all-time-low-whoThe share of Covid-19 related deaths in Europe among those over the age of 80 has reached the lowest level since the start of the pandemic, the World Health Organization said Thursday. x The trend could possibly be attributed to the rollout of vaccin <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Google goes international with vaccine-finding featurehttps://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/google-goes-international-with-vaccine-finding-featurehttps://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/google-goes-international-with-vaccine-finding-featureGoogle on Thursday went international with tools designed to help people find Covid-19 vaccination locations, as the US internet titan ramps up efforts to fight the pandemic. x The internet titan also plans to launch a cloud-based &#8220;virtual agen <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Africa to see slowest regional growth in 2021: IMFhttps://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/africa-to-see-slowest-regional-growth-in-2021-imfhttps://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/africa-to-see-slowest-regional-growth-in-2021-imf A participant stands near the IMF logo at the International Monetary Fund / World Bank Annual Meeting 2018 in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia. Sub-Saharan Africa is set to record the world&#8217;s slowest regional economic growth at 3.4 percent <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Telcos to resume SIM registration, replacement next weekhttps://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/telcos-to-resume-sim-registration-replacement-next-weekhttps://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/telcos-to-resume-sim-registration-replacement-next-weekThe Nigerian Government Thursday said telecommunications companies will resume registration, activation and replacement of SIM cards on April 19, months after the process was halted. x But the registration will follow the new policy guidlines approve <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Football concussion sub trials 'fall short' of protecting players - FIFPROhttps://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/football-concussion-sub-trials-fall-short-of-protecting-players-fifprohttps://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/football-concussion-sub-trials-fall-short-of-protecting-players-fifproTrials using permanent concussion substitutes in English football have sometimes &#8220;fallen short of their objective&#8221; and &#8220;jeopardised player health&#8221;, putting unfair pressure on the medical staff, the global players&#8217; union <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 UK PM denies helping Saudi crown prince over Newcastle bidhttps://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/uk-pm-denies-helping-saudi-crown-prince-over-newcastle-bidhttps://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/uk-pm-denies-helping-saudi-crown-prince-over-newcastle-bidBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson denies intervening to try to help a Saudi bid for Newcastle football club, Downing Street said Thursday, amid a widening Westminster scandal over corporate lobbying. x Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman sent privat <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 North Koreans mark anniversary of founder's birthhttps://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/north-koreans-mark-anniversary-of-founders-birthhttps://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/north-koreans-mark-anniversary-of-founders-birthNorth Korea marked the anniversary of the birth of its founder Kim Il Sung Thursday, with mask-wearing citizens placing flowers before his statue in Pyongyang. x The grandfather of the current leader Kim Jong Un was born 109 years ago and April 15 is <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Nigerian government apologises for power outage, irregular supplyhttps://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/nigerian-government-apologises-for-power-outage-irregular-supplyhttps://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/nigerian-government-apologises-for-power-outage-irregular-supply Minister of power Sale MammanThe Nigerian Government has apologised to Nigerians over the current power outages and shortages in various parts of the country. x Minister of power Sale Mamman in a statement by his media aide Aaron Artimas said power <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Africa CDC says cannot predict when second COVID-19 shots will arrivehttps://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/africa-cdc-says-cannot-predict-when-second-covid-19-shots-will-arrivehttps://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/africa-cdc-says-cannot-predict-when-second-covid-19-shots-will-arriveMany Africans who have received their first COVID-19 vaccine do not know when they will get a second shot because deliveries are delayed, the continent&rsquo;s top public health official said on Thursday. x &ldquo;We cannot predict when the second do <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 FG blames Nigerians, media for Twitter's choice of Ghana for Africa officehttps://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/fg-blames-nigerians-media-for-twitters-choice-of-ghana-for-africa-officehttps://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/fg-blames-nigerians-media-for-twitters-choice-of-ghana-for-africa-office [files] Nigeria&#8217;s Information Minister Lai Mohammed. REUTERS/Afolabi SotundeMinister of Information Lai Mohammed has said Twitter&#8217;s decision to set up in Ghana instead of Nigeria where it has more users will serve as a lesson to Nigerian <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Five prime uses of Moringa leaf you didn't knowhttps://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/five-prime-uses-of-moringa-leaf-you-didnt-knowhttps://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/five-prime-uses-of-moringa-leaf-you-didnt-knowThe miracle tree, Moringa, Moringa Oleifera, or the drumstick is a plant recognized for its medical properties. It is used to treat more than 300 conditions. All parts of the Moringa tree possess some medicinal or nutritional value&#8221; says Amrit <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Drug-resistant malaria gaining foothold in Africa: studyhttps://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/drug-resistant-malaria-gaining-foothold-in-africa-studyhttps://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/drug-resistant-malaria-gaining-foothold-in-africa-studyResearchers on Thursday reported the first clinical evidence that drug-resistant mutations of the parasite responsible for malaria are gaining ground in Africa. x Experts have long worried about the emergence of drug resistance across the continent, <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 US J&J Covid vaccine pause continues after experts defer votehttps://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/us-jj-covid-vaccine-pause-continues-after-experts-defer-votehttps://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/us-jj-covid-vaccine-pause-continues-after-experts-defer-vote Licensed vocational nurse Denise Saldan prepares the single-dose Johnson &amp; Johnson Janssen Covid-19 vaccine at a vaccine rollout targetting immingrants and the undocumented in Los Angeles, California on March 25, 2021. &#8211; The US is calling <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Semenya wins 5,000m race, but falls short of Tokyo qualifying timehttps://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/semenya-wins-5000m-race-but-falls-short-of-tokyo-qualifying-timehttps://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/semenya-wins-5000m-race-but-falls-short-of-tokyo-qualifying-time South African middle-distance runner and 2016 Olympic gold medallist Caster Semenya competes in the women&#8217;s 5000m final during the Sizwe Medical Fund Athletics South Africa Senior Track and Field Championships held at the Tuks Athletics Stadiu <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100 Twitter unveils algorithmic fairness initiativehttps://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/twitter-unveils-algorithmic-fairness-initiativehttps://news.bestnaira.com/posts/view/twitter-unveils-algorithmic-fairness-initiativeTwitter said Wednesday it was launching an initiative on &#8220;responsible machine learning&#8221; that will include reviews of algorithmic fairness on the social media platform. x The California messaging service said the plan aims to offer more tr <br>GuardianBestNairaThu, 15 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0100