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Flights From EU Countries Banned From Entering Nigeria

The Federal government has said it would be also be banning flights from the European nations just as they have banned flights from Nigeria into their country. As part of measures to contain the spread of the Coronavirus in its

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Breaking: FG Lifts Ban On Religious Gatherings Despite COVID-19

The clamour by Nigerians for places of worship to be re-opened amidst the COVID-19 pandemic has gotten to the ears of the Federal Government. On Monday June 1, the Federal Government announced it has now lifted the ban on religious

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Sierra Leone Lifts Ban On Pregnant Girls Attending School

In 2015, a rise in rape, abuse, and poverty during the deadly Ebola outbreak fueled a spike in teenage pregnancies. Consequently, a ban on pregnant girls going to school was introduced in Sierra Leone. The ban was overturned on Monday,

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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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How Ban On Compulsory Blood Donation In Lagos Hospitals May Affect Expectant Mothers- Health Commissioner

The Lagos State Commissioner of Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has reacted to the ruling that banned state-owned hospitals from demanding compulsory blood donation from husbands of pregnant women seeking antenatal and maternity services. According to updates published by PUNCH, the

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Court Stops Fathers’ Compulsory Blood Donation In Lagos Hospitals

The Lagos State High Court in Ikeja on Monday struck down the policy that spouses of pregnant women seeking antenatal care in Lagos public hospitals must compulsorily make blood donation before their pregnant wives could be registered for antenatal care.

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Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia Bans Pilgrims From Visiting

Coronavirus remains a growing world health concern and every country is doing what it can to keep the deadly virus at bay. In the same vein, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has now banned religious pilgrims from visiting Mecca or

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Kano State Government Bans Street Begging By Almajiris

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has taken a giant step in the right direction and banned street begging in the state on Tuesday. The Governor said the action is to fully consolidate the free and compulsory primary and secondary

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Saudi Arabia’s Latest Law Protecting Women Is Laudable On All Fronts

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been touted as one of the most hostile civilisations in the world when it comes to the rights of women but all of that is changing as the country continues to make steady progress

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Right Or Wrong? Delta State Plans To Ban Nursing Mothers From Doing This…

Chairman of Delta State Civil Service Commission, Nkem Okwuofu, has told workers in the state that the commission had completed the review of the 1978 civil service rules. Okwuofu said this on Thursday during a routine inspection exercise at the

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NAFDAC Finally Wades Into The Sniper Suicide Scourge, Gives Ultimatum For The Recall Of The Product

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control NAFDAC, has finally taken definitive step many weeks after public outcry calling for the ban of Sniper insecticide. Public outcry came following the notorious popularity of the product, which was

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Sad! Two Girls Lose Their Lives After Undergoing Botched Female Circumcision

Two girls, a teenager from Sierra Leone, and a 10-year-old from Guinea, reportedly lost their lives recently, following a botched female circumcision. According to police reports, the teenager, Fatmata Turay, died after she was circumcised in an initiation ceremony in the

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