Showing posts with label Covid19. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Covid19. Show all posts

Thursday, 6 August 2020

COVID-19: FG extends ease of lockdown for another four weeks

The Federal Government has announced the extension of the second phase of the eased lockdown for another four weeks.

Wednesday, 5 August 2020

Bristow Helicopters Sacks 100 Pilots

The management of Bristow Helicopters Limited has terminated the appointment of 100 pilots.

This comes barely 24 hours after Nigerian airline, Air Peace, sacked over 70 pilots citing COVID-19 crisis.

The aviation company in a statement on Tuesday said those sacked comprised both Nigerian nationals and expatriates working with the company.

Tuesday, 4 August 2020

Air Peace sacks 70 pilots, cuts salaries by 40%

A Nigerian airline, Air Peace, has sacked over 70 pilots across its fleet.

It also reduced staff salaries by up to 40 per cent.

A member of the National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers disclosed this to one of our correspondents, craving anonymity.

The source said the number of sacked pilots was between 70 and 75 in total.

Monday, 3 August 2020

Man United legend Paul Scholes visited by police after breaking COVID-19 lockdown rules by throwing illegal house party

Manchester United legend, Paul Scholes was on Sunday visited by UK police officers after he threw an illegal house party on Friday July 31 for his son Arron, in Oldham, a Covid crisis area.

Police visited his £3.5million mansion after The Sun newspapers posted pictures on Sunday August 2, showing the crowded party he organized, flouting social distancing rules.

His son Arron was celebrating his 21st birthday and each party guest could have been fined £100 by police as indoor social visits have been banned across the UK over a spike in Covid-19 cases.

Covid-19: Senator Buruji Kashamu’s Health Worsens, Moved to First Cardiology Hospital!

Covid-19: Senator Buruji Kashamu’s Health Worsens, Moved to First Cardiology Hospital!

There is an indication that the health of billionaire businessman-cum-politician, Senator Buruji Kashamu, who has been receiving treatment for Covid-19, has turned for the worse.

Lagos state lists conditions that must be met by churches, mosques before reopening

The Lagos State Government has introduced some measures and conditions that must be met/fulfiled by all religious centres and places of worships that are planning to reopen, following further relaxation of lockdown.

These measures were contained in a press statement that was issued by the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu. TheLagos State Governor on Saturday, August 1, during his 17th briefing on the state’s COVID-19 response, announced the reopening of worship centres with effect from August 7th. Now, the Lagos State Government has specified that the following conditions must be met for worship centres that are planning to open;

Sunday, 2 August 2020

Ignore Lagos govt’s directive, don’t reopen – Pastor Tunde Bakare warns churches

Pastor Tunde Bakare of the Citadel Global Community Church (CGCC) has advised churches to ignore the Lagos State Government’s directive to reopen on Sunday, August 9.

Bakare, during an online sermon on Sunday, queried the decision to reopen the worship centres when the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said that the COVID-19 pandemic would peak in Nigeria in August.

The cleric advised worshippers not to allow any religious leader or government official to lead them like sheep to the slaughter house.

Lagos govt closes isolation centres as COVID-19 cases reduce

The Lagos State Government has announced the closure of the Eti-Osa Isolation Center in the state.

The state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu announced this during the 17th update on the management of coronavirus in the state, NAN reports.

According to the governor, “Some of the isolation centres now have less than 20 per cent of occupancy.”

He also stated that the Agidingbi Isolation Centre would also be closed and patients relocated to a large capacity centre – Indo-Centre in the Anthony area, which would soon be inaugurated.

Saturday, 1 August 2020


Lagos state Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has ordered the re-opening of places of worship in Lagos, starting from Aug 7.The Governor also increases public gatherings capacity from 20 to 50 people.

The Governor disclosed this during a briefing on COVID-19 at the Lagos House in Marina area of the state.
While mosques will be reopened next week Friday, the governor said churches will follow suit on Sunday, August 9.

Every Nigerian Received COVID-19 Relief - Sadiya Umar Farouq.

"There is hardly anyone in Nigeria who didn't receive the Federal Government palliatives care in this trial COVID-19 pandemic.All the tribes in Nigeria received the the palliatives,infact it was evenly distributed.

Governor Umahi, daughter and aides recover from COVID-19

Governor Umahi, daughter and aides recover from COVID-19

Governor Dave Umahi, his daughter and three of his close aides have recovered from Coronavirus after testing positive for the disease.

Governor Kayode Fayemi recovers from COVID-19

Governor Kayode Fayemi recovers from COVID-19

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has recovered from COVID-19.

The Governor, who went on isolation June 22 after testing positive for the virus, expressed gratitude for the prayers and good wishes received from well-wishers while he was in isolation.

Announcing his recovery on Twitter, the governor wrote

Wednesday, 29 July 2020

BREAKING: The Ogun State government on Friday has lifted the ban on religious gathering, with resumption date tentatively slated for August 14th, 2020.

The Ogun State government on Friday has lifted the ban on religious gathering, with resumption date tentatively slated for August 14th, 2020.

The guidelines include, no gathering should exist without the use of facemask, temperature checks at all times.

Georgina Onuoha reacts after being called out for not supporting Nigerian-trained doctor, Stella Immanuel

Georgina Onuoha reacts after being called out for not supporting Nigerian-trained doctor, Stella Immanuel who has insisted that hydroxychloroquine cures COVID-19

Nollywood veteran actress turned nurse, Georgina Onuoha has reacted after being called out on social media for not supporting Nigerian-trained US-based doctor, Stella Immanuel who has insisted that hydroxychloroquine cures COVID-19.

This came after Georgina Onuoha shared a clip of CNN anchor, Anderson Cooper commenting on Immanuel's claim of ‘spirit husbands’ being the cause of infertility.

Belarus president, Alexander Lukashenko reveals he tested positive for Coronavirus after telling people they could avoid it by drinking vodka

Belarusian President, Alexander Lukashenko on Tuesday July 28, announced he had asymptomatic COVID-19 but has already recovered from the virus.

He made the announcement at a meeting with security officials ahead of the country's election in two weeks' time.

Monday, 27 July 2020

FG lifts ban on airline that flew Naira Marley during lockdown

The federal government has lifted the ban placed on the Executive Jets Services following months of COVID-19 lockdown.

The private airline was suspended indefinitely by the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, for violating the licence given to it to operate a flight from Lagos to Abuja and back to Lagos.

The company had conveyed musician, Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, and ex-BB Naija housemate, Kim Oprah, to Abuja for a concert.

Sunday, 26 July 2020

Doja Cat Diagnosed With Coronavirus After Making Fun of People Who Were Scared of Getting It

Doja Cat recently revealed she was diagnosed with the coronavirus after making fun of people's fear of the disease back in March.

Doja spoke with Capital XTRA on Friday (July 24), where she revealed she had somehow contracted the dreaded virus. "It's been alright. I've stayed at home. I got COVID," she told the hosts. "Honestly, don't know how this happens. I guess I ordered something off Postmates. I don't know how I got it but I got it."

Wednesday, 22 July 2020

COVID-19: Gov. Fayemi Tests Positive

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has tested positive for Coronavirus.

The governor, who announced this via his verified twitter handle said he has gone into isolation.

59 NFL players test positive for Coronavirus

The NFL Players' Association (NFLPA) has confirmed 59 players have tested positive for Coronavirus as of July 22.

Initially, the NFLPA said 95 players had tested positive, but the players union amended the number on their website on Tuesday evening and said the previous number included all known positives across the league, including staff.

Tuesday, 21 July 2020

Madagascar hospitals reach full capacity as Covid-19 cases surge

Public hospitals in Madagascar have reportedly reached full capacity and will only admit patients with severe symptoms of Coronavirus as cases surge in the Indian Ocean island nation.

The Bloomberg news portal reports that five public hospitals in the capital Antananarivo had already announced that they could no longer cope with the influx of patients.
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