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COVID-19: FG Adjusts Restriction on Foreign Travellers
COVID-19: FG Adjusts Restriction on Fore...

COVID-19: FG Adjusts Restriction on Foreign Travellers

The Federal Government has relaxed a restriction on foreign travellers without evidence of payment for their COVID-19 PCR test. In a memo by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority obtained by our correspondent on Sunday, foreign airlines were asked to board passengers without evidence of payment for... read more »

 COVID-19: Lockdown May Be Reimposed In Rivers – Wike
COVID-19: Lockdown May Be Reimposed In R...

COVID-19: Lockdown May Be Reimposed In Rivers – Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has threatened to re-impose the suspended COVID-19 lockdown measures if residents fail to comply with COVID-19 protocols. Wike said this in a broadcast in Port Harcourt. He said that daily figures released from the National Centre for Disease Control showed that... read more »

Christian Pilgrims Barred From Travelling Over Refusal To Take COVID-19 Vaccine
Christian Pilgrims Barred From Travellin...

Christian Pilgrims Barred From Travelling Over Refusal To Take COVID-19 Vac...

Seven intending Christian pilgrims from Bauchi State have been barred from embarking on a religious pilgrimage to Israel due to their refusal to be vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine, even as 18 scholars from two universities in the state volunteered to take the jab. This was disclosed by the... read more »

Oshoala Recovers From COVID-19, Receives African Player Of The Year Trophy
Oshoala Recovers From COVID-19, Receives...

Oshoala Recovers From COVID-19, Receives African Player Of The Year Trophy

Asisat Oshoala has recovered from Covid-19. Barcelona Femeni posted a picture of the Nigerian striker training after recovering from the disease. She has also received her African Player of the Year trophy, more than a year after she won the award in January 2020. Oshoala is a 4-time African... read more »

109 NYSC Members Test COVID-19 Positive, 17 Admitted
109 NYSC Members Test COVID-19 Positive,...

109 NYSC Members Test COVID-19 Positive, 17 Admitted

Fears are rife at the various camps of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, across the country, as at least 109 prospective corps members were diagnosed with COVID-19. The NYSC orientation camps were opened at the weekend for Batch B, Stream 1 of this year’s season of the national youth... read more »

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 Records 40 New Cases of COVID-19

Nigeria Records 40 New Cases of COVID-19

Nigeria has recorded 40 new cases of COVID-19 on June 2, 2021, with no related death in the daily infection chart. This was contained in an update issued by the Nigeria Centre for Disease... read more »

Why We Banned UAE Flights - FG

Why We Banned UAE Flights – FG

The Federal Government has debunked reports that the United Arab Emirates placed a travel ban on Nigerian flights, noting that the Nigerian Government placed a ban on the UAE first due to... read more »

Buhari Receives Second Jab of COVID-19 Vaccine

Buhari Receives Second Jab of COVID-19 Vaccine

President Muhammadu Buhari has received the second jab of the AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19 Vaccine. A statement by the Presidency Twitter handle said President Buhari received the jab on... read more »

ASUU Lost 30 Members to COVID-19, Ogunyemi Says During Farewell Speech

ASUU Lost 30 Members to COVID-19, Ogunyemi Says During Farewell Speech

Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, the President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has said that about 30 members of the union died as a result of the COVID-19 virus. This was... read more »

House Of Representatives Queries NHIS Over N152 Million Spent On Sanitisers, Face Masks, Others

House Of Representatives Queries NHIS Over N152 Million Spent On ...

The House of Representatives’ Committee on Finance has queried the Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Mohammed Sambo, over how the scheme had been spending its resources,... read more »