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Fear of travel ban in the aviation as FG mulls lockdown

An aircraft engineer and Chief Executive of 7 Stars Global Hangar, Isaac Balami, said, “Too much has happened to us in the last nine months; it is clear that COVID-19 has done a lot of havoc.

Coronavirus: Government ‘could pay £500 to everyone who tests positive’ to encourage self-isolation

The scheme, which would cost up to £450m a week, aims to encourage more people to take a test and to persuade those who test positive to stay at home, regardless of their financial situation.

Research: Pandemic lockdown may have increased nearsightedness (myopia) in China

The greatest increase in nearsightedness was among 6-year-olds, where the prevalence jumped from 5.7% in 2019 to 21.5% in 2020. Nearsightedness doubled among 7-year-olds over previous years, and increased 1.4 times in 8-year-olds.

Coronavirus: Liverpool city leaders call for third national lockdown to prevent ‘catastrophe’

We keep the spread of Covid-19 under constant review based on latest medical and scientific data and have been clear we will not hesitate to take actions necessary to protect local communities."

England’s COVID-19 infections down 30% during national lockdown: survey

The reproductive number of the virus was estimated at 0.88, reinforcing data released on Friday which showed infection numbers were shrinking by between 0% and 2% every day.

Another lockdown looms in Nigeria — Ned Nwoko

Ned Nwoko in his response talked about one Nigeria, fiscal sector and malaria project which can create 3 millions job in the first 6 months of implementation.

PM Johnson not heading for a national lockdown yet, minister says

I do not believe that the prime minister wants to set off on a national lockdown, but as ever he is advised by scientists - he takes that decision," Coffey told Sky.

FG further relaxes COVID-19 restrictions

…Full re-opening likely by December …Curfew now 12am to 4am …Parks, cinemas to...

Lockdown violation: FCT Court convicts Naira Marley, to pay ₦200, 000 fine

A Mobile Court of the Federal Capital Territory FCT sitting at the Eagle Square in Abuja has convicted an artiste, Azeez...

FG retains curfew, extends eased lockdown by four weeks

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has approved the extension of the current phase of the national response to COVID-19...

Australia’s government to back Victoria’s strict coronavirus lockdown

By Lidia Kelly Australia’s government expressed support on Sunday for the strictest social-distancing measures yet by the state of...

Many countries begged Nigeria for food during lockdown – FG

The Federal Government has said many neighbouring countries asked Nigeria for food during the lockdown occasioned by coronavirus pandemic.

COVID-19: How 70-year-old died over lockdown enforcement

A 70-year-old driver has lost his life at Maraban Gwanda, Sabon Gari Local Government Area of Kaduna State when a vigilante...

Fresh lockdown scares Rivers residents

Residents of Rivers State at the weekend expressed fears following threats by Governor, Nyesom Wike to return the lockdown strategy of fighting...

COVID-19: Niger extends lockdown by two weeks

Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger State on Thursday extended the COVID-19 Preventive, Containment and Emergency Order in state by two weeks...

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Update: 30 abducted worshippers rescued, 10 still missing – Katsina police

“I can say 10 are still missing. Information at my disposal is that one of the families have been contacted by the criminals. So, in a nutshell, we can say they are presently detained in the hands of these abductors.”

Aguero apologises for missed Panenka penalty against Chelsea

“I would like to apologise to my teammates, staff and supporters for missing the penalty. It was a bad decision and I take full responsibility.”

Bandits kidnap dozens of Muslim worshippers in Katsina

The bandits, it was gathered, stormed the area around 2am and kidnapped the worshippers in a mosque located in the outskirt of the town.

Bayelsa councillor rejects fundraising after building bridge with funds meant for official car

“After due consultations from well-meaning Nigerians home and abroad,” she tweeted, “I want to formally decline the offer to raise a GoFundMe or any form of CrowdFunding for any purpose whatsoever.