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FG suspends 100 passports of passengers who refused to take second test of Covid-19 on arrival

Mr Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), said that the names of the passengers with the suspended passports would be published on Jan. 1, 2021, while the suspension would last for six months

Popular Nigerian public speaker, Ubong King dies of COVID-19 at 48

Popular Nigerian business consultant and motivational speaker, Ubong King, is dead. The late Ubong reportedly died in Lagos on Saturday, December 26.

COVID-19 : FG Slams 5-Week Restrictions On All Bars, Night Clubs and Event Centres”

The federal government has announced new restrictions following the spike in covid-19 in the country

Covid-19: Joe Biden, wife, takes vaccine, praises Trump

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden and his wife, Jill on Monday received their first doses of the coronavirus vaccine on live television, part of a growing effort to convince the American public the inoculations are safe

Many Outraged as Texas hospital appears to give worker fake covid-19 vaccine shot

A Texas hospital is under fire after eagle-eyed viewers claimed the Covid vaccine healthcare workers received on TV appeared to be fake.

Just In: Kaduna Govt Shut Schools Over COVID-19

All schools across the 23 Local Government Areas in Kaduna have been ordered by the State government to shut down.

Covid-19: New strain identified in UK

Among other foreign media breaking the news, The Independent and BBC quoted Hancock as saying the new strain of virus might be “behind a faster spread of the virus in the south-east of England.”

Niger state plans mass testing as three commissioners test positive for covid-19

The Chairman of the state Task Force on COVID-19 and Secretary to the State Government, Ibrahim Matane, when contacted, confirmed the development, saying, “All commissioners have been directed to go for COVID-19 test.”

Texas woman died from COVID-19 while on flight

The unidentified Garland woman in her 30s began to have difficulty breathing while on the tarmac awaiting takeoff on July 25

Dubai ruler sends medical aid to Nigeria

The Ruler of Dubai has ordered 14 tonnes of medical supplies and 20 tonnes of food supplies to Nigeria and Sudan, the Dubai Media Office said on Saturday.

COVID-19: US hands over 200 ventilators to Nigeria

The ventilators were presented on Tuesday by the U.S Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Bert Leonard at the Abuja Premier Medical Warehouse in the nation’s capital.

World coronavirus cases hits 20 million

According to, total confirmed cases were tallied at 20,016,286, with the death toll also estimated at 733,592. The United States, Brazil and India account for more than 50 percent of the cases.

Nigeria confirms 437 new COVID-19 cases, total now 46,140

Of the new cases reported, Lagos has the highest number of infections – 107, followed by the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Plateau which reported 91 and 81 cases respectively

Covid-19 free: New Zealand world’s safest place

New Zealand, the Pacific island nation of 5 million people is now the safest place in the world right now. In a COVID-19 pandemic raging world, New Zealand has successfully kept the disease away from its shores, in the last 100 days.

Fire Outbreak: 10 COVID-19 patients die, Another 10 injured at isolation centre

Ten COVID-19 patients died in a fire outbreak at an isolation facility in India on Sunday. Ten others were injured in the tragedy in Andhra Pradesh’s Vijaywada hotel, turned into a care centre. The cause of fire has not been ascertained yet, but reports said it may have been caused by a short circuit.

Sniffing dogs to detect COVID-19 at Dubai airport

Coronavirus-sniffing dogs capable of detecting the infection with 92 percent accuracy have been recruited to vet travellers arriving in the United Arab Emirates at Dubai airport

Covid-19: Travellers Must Now Arrive Three Hours Before International Flights

With the reopening of domestic airports for domestic flights in July after over four months of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic, travellers had been in high hopes for the resumption of international flights.

4 weeks more: FG Extends COVID-19 Lockdown

The Federal Government has extended the second phase of the eased lockdown for another four weeks.

Good News as Nigeria covid-19 cases decline further

For four days running, Nigeria’s covid-19 cases have declined, with a further drop on Sunday to send a message of hope that the nation will soon overcome the pandemic.

COVID-19 violation: Wedding guests flee as Task Force shuts down wedding ceremony in Ekiti

The coordinator, who spoke in Ado Ekiti, cautioned residents of the state, especially owners of relaxation centres, against violating the COVID-19 regulations
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