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COVID-19: FG Warns Nigerians Ahead Of Possible Explosion In The Coming Days Following This Development

The Federal Government has said due to a combination of factors, Nigeria will most likely witness an explosion of the Coronavirus COVID-19 at the community level in the coming days. This announcement was made by the Minister of Information and

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FG Alerts Nigerians Of Coronavirus Malware That Can Lock Them Out Of Their Gadgets

The Federal Ministry of Information and Culture has warned Nigerans of the existence of an Android-based malicious and fraudulent Coronavirus Ransomware Application. While the ransomeware application claims to provide updates on the virus and infections near the user, when downloaded it blocks

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Coronavirus: Lagos State Government Issues Notice To All AMVCA Attendees To Self-Isolate After Attendee Tests Positive

The Lagos commissioner for health, Prof. Akin Abayomi has asked everyone who attended the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) 2020 held on Saturday, March 14, to observe strict self-isolation as they may have come in contact with a person

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World Health Organization Raises Alarm Over Rapid Acceleration Of The COVID-19 Pandemic

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that the Coronavirus disease pandemic is “accelerating” and that almost every country in the world has reported cases of the viral disease. Speaking at a news conference in Geneva on Monday, March 23rd,

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WAEC Postpones 2020 School Leaving Examinations

The 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination has been postponed indefinitely. The West African Examinations Council made this known in a statement on Friday. The statement quoted WAEC Nigeria’s Head of National Office, Mr. Patrick Areghan, as saying that

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FG Orders Closure Of Schools Nationwide

The Federal Ministry of Education is closing all tertiary, secondary and primary schools nationwide over the outbreak of the coronavirus in the country as part of measures to contain the spread. The Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Mr. Sonny Echono, confirmed this

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Lagos State Issues Notice To Passengers On Lufthansa/Turkish Flights Of March 13th & 14th To Self-Isolate

As contact tracing for the new cases of Coronavirus continues, the Lagos state government has appealed to every passenger onboard the Lufthansa flight LH568 on March 13th and the Turkish flight TK1830 on March 14th to isolate themselves and contact

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Lagos State Commissioner To Prepare SS3 Students For School Leaving Exams Through These Channels

Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo has disclosed that they are making arrangements for SS3 candidates preparing for the West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE) to be taught some core subjects via the media. In an interview on LTV’s ‘Lagos

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Coronavirus: FG Imposes Travel Restrictions To Nigeria From These Countries

The Federal Government has announced  its decision  to restrict entry into the country for travelers from 13 countries including the US and UK, as it announced five new cases Wednesday. The restriction will apply to travelers from countries with more

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Lagos State Government Bans All Churches’ or Mosques’ Gatherings Of More Than 50 Persons

The Lagos state government, in agreement with religious leaders, has banned all religious congregational service of over 50 worshippers as part of concerted efforts to contain the unprecedented devastation that the COVID-19 pandemic is causing globally.  The decision was reached after a meeting

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”Dont take Ibuprofen for Coronavirus symptoms”- WHO Signals Caution

The World Health Organization has warned against taking Ibuprofen for symptoms of coronavirus which includes runny nose, sore throat, cough and fever. The warning came after French health officials warned that anti-inflammatory drugs could worsen effects of the virus. Commenting on

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Here’s Why The Federal Government Is Appealing To Senior Citizens In Particular To Stay At Home As The COVID-19 Threat Continues

As the world continues to battle the Coronavirus pandemic, more than any other group, senior citizens and persons with underlying health challenges have been determined by medical experts to have minimal chances of surviving the infection, if they contract it.

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COVID-19: NYSC Announces Change Of Plans

The National Youth Service Corps has released an official statement and announced changes in its programs. This is in response to the global health concern brought forward by Coronavirus COVID-19. The NYSC governing body has now announced that it has

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Trump Administration Adds Nigeria and Five Other Countries To Travel Ban List

The US State Department on Friday night announced that it has put six new countries under its travel ban list. Under a proclamation signed Friday by President Donald Trump, citizens from Eritrea, Myanmar, Kyrgyzstan and Nigeria- Africa’s most populous country,

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Coronavirus: Nigeria and 12 Others Listed As Top Risk African Countries

Nigeria and twelve other nations have been listed as high-risk African countries for Coronavirus by the World Health Organisation. Nigeria, Algeria, Angola, Ivory Coast, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia were identified as African

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World Health Organization (WHO) Declares Coronavirus An International Health Emergency

The World Health Organization  has declared an international public health emergency over the outbreak of the deadly Coronavirus. The announcement was made on Thursday after a meeting between Health experts and the WHO emergency committee in Geneva. Speaking to reporters, WHO

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Chinese Supermarket Where Perishables Have 2089, 2073, 2037 Expiry Dates, Shut Down By FG

In its efforts to prevent the outbreak of any disease in Nigeria, the Nigerian Government has shut down Panda, a Chinese Supermarket where imported seafood and other animals with ridiculous expiry dates from China are sold. The supermarket said to

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Birth Tourism: Pregnant Nigerian Women To Be Denied United States Visa Under New Policy

The United States Government on Thursday gave visa officers more power to block pregnant women abroad including those from Nigeria from visiting America. Under a new rule, the US Department of State directed visa officers to stop “birth tourism” —

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Coronavirus: Nigerian Government Issues Public Advisory To Citizens On Latest Deadly Virus As It Heightens Screening Measures At The Airports

There is a major public health concern similar to Ebola currently threatening a worldwide epidemic. It is called the ‘Coronavirus’. The Federal Government of Nigeria in its response to development which could potentially spread and be fatal has now announced

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FG Announces New Laboratory For Yellow Fever, Measles & Rubella Testing

The Federal Ministry of Health, through the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has announced the inclusion of three new laboratories into national yellow fever/measles/rubella laboratory network. According to a statement signed by the Director-General, NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu on Tuesday,

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What Do You Make Of This New Directive To Schools In Kwara State?

The Kwara State government has given new directives to public school administrators within the state and therefore banned some existing components of morning assemblies. The directive was contained in a statement released by the state’s Commissioner for Education and Human

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Prince Harry And Wife, Meghan Markle May Be Courting Trouble With Their Latest Announcement

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have taken quite a bold step and made a big announcement. The British royals are again defying typical customs of the British monarchy and have announced that they will be stepping back from their role

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Yuletide: Police Reiterate Ban On Explosives And Fireworks

The Nigerian police force had warned ahead of the yuletide celebrations against the use of explosives and fireworks during the festive period. They warned that the use of the aforementioned posed potent security threat, adding that violators would be made

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Lagos State Teachers’ Recruitment 2019/20 (How To Apply)

The Lagos State Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM) has announced its plans to recruit 1,000 secondary school teachers into the state’s Post Primary Teaching Service. Mums who are seeking employment can tap into the opportunity. “This is to ensure that the

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Ogun State Government Opens Job Portal For Teachers’ Recruitment

A few months ago, the Ogun state government launched her recruitment portal and now there’s an update on that. The same portal is currently used to publish and announce all job vacancies within the state and all interested persons who

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