Tag Archives Covid-19

Air Peace Reconsiders, Recalls Sacked Pilots as FG intervenes
Air Peace Reconsiders, Recalls Sacked Pi...

Air Peace Reconsiders, Recalls Sacked Pilots as FG intervenes

The management of Air Peace Airlines has reconsidered its earlier decision to sack about 70 pilots following the intervention of the Federal. The recall of some of the sacked pilots was agreed upon after a meeting convened by Sentaor Hadi SIrika, minister of aviation, between the airline’s... read more »

I Ask for Some Patience With the Acquisition of Equipment – Buhari
I Ask for Some Patience With the Acquisi...

I Ask for Some Patience With the Acquisition of Military Equipment – Buhari...

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked Nigerians to be patient with his administration as he strives to equip the military against security threat. Buhari made the call in a tweet on his official twitter handle in the late hours of Monday 10 August, 2020. This call comes after Buhari had a meeting... read more »

FG Lifts Restriction on Sports, See List
FG Lifts Restriction on Sports, See List

FG Lifts Restriction on Sports, See List

The Federal government of Nigeria has granted permission for the resumption of non-contact sports in Nigeria. This was made known by Dr. Sani Aliyu, National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, during its daily press briefing in Abuja. Aliyu said low risk sporting activities... read more »

  FCT Mobile Court Fines Naira Marley Over Jabi Lake Mall Concert
  FCT Mobile Court Fines Naira Marley O...

  FCT Mobile Court Fines Naira Marley Over Jabi Lake Mall Concert

Nigerian musician Azeez Fashola, who goes by stage name Naira Marley has been fined N200,000 by an Abuja mobile court over his June 13 concert at Jabi Lake Mall in violation of COVID-19 lockdown measures. The fine was pronounced under heavy security at the Eagles square, Abuja. He pleaded guilty to... read more »

Eased Lockdown: PTF Ratifies Gradual Reopening of International Air Flights in Weeks
Eased Lockdown: PTF Ratifies Gradual Reo...

Eased Lockdown: PTF Ratifies Gradual Reopening of International Air Flights...

The Boss Mustapha led Presidential Task Force (PTF), on COVID-19 has signed off on gradual reopening of international air flights and train services across Nigeria in weeks, and not months. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that this formed part of the concessions agreed upon at the end of... read more »

FG Extends Phase Two Lockdown by Four Weeks, Retains 10pm Curfew

FG Extends Phase Two Lockdown by Four Weeks, Retains 10pm Curfew

President Muhammadu Buhari has ratified the extension of the phase two lockdown measures in response to COVID-19 by another four weeks. This implies that all guidelines introduced to curb... read more »

Botswana Bans Sale of Alcohol, Halts Liquor Licences as Part of Measures to Curb COVID-19 Spread

Botswana Bans Sale of Alcohol, Halts Liquor Licences as Part of Measures to Curb COVID-19 ...

Botswana has banned the sale and consumption of alcohol in public places and withdrawn liquor licenses in the country as part of effort to curb the spread of the fatal COVID-19. This was... read more »

Africa, World Risk ‘Generational Catastrophe’ on Education, UN cautions

Africa, World Risk ‘Generational Catastrophe’ on Education, UN cautions

The United Nations (UN) cautions that Africa and the rest of the world could witness a “generational catastrophe” due to the closure of schools around the world amid the COVID-19... read more »

Lagos State Government Shuts Down Eti-Osa COVID-19 Isolation Centre as COVID-19 cases reduce

Lagos State Government Shuts Down Eti-Osa COVID-19 Isolation Centre as COVID-19 cases redu...

The Lagos State Government has closed the Eti-Osa coronavirus patients’ isolation centre. This was announced by Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu during the 17th update on the... read more »

Enugu State’s Civil Servants to Resume Work August 3 -Governor Ugwuanyi

Enugu State’s Civil Servants to Resume Work August 3 -Governor Ug...

The Governor Enugu State, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has asked all civil servants in the state to resume work on Monday, August 3, 2020. The directive was contained in a statement by the Secretary to the State... read more »