Federal Government Of Nigeria Repatriate 265 Nigerians From UAE

-YOMMY AYILARA. 265 Nigerians From Dubai Arrive In Lagos.   The Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has successfully withdrawn the first batch of Nigerians stuck abroad amid the coronavirus epidemic.   It has been reported that on Wednesday, the 6th of May, 2020 that 265 Nigerians entered Lagos from Dubai on an Emirates Airline flight.   The Emirates flight is anticipated to be the primary of at least two other flights planned to evacuate Nigerians within the next few days.   By words said to the foreign ministry,…

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COVID-19 Ireland: 265 New Cases And 37 Deaths Recorded Today

This latest figures were confirmed by officials at the Department of Health during the evening briefing.   Another 37 people have died from Covid-19 in Ireland while 265 cases of Covid-19 have also been confirmed here. This accounts for the total number of cases to 22,248 altogether. While the death toll from COVID-19 in Ireland is 1,375. Data compiled by the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) indicates that, of the 21,908 cases reported as of midnight on Monday, 4 May: 57% are female and 43% are male The median age of…

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Almajiris Caught Sneaking Into Ondo State Amid Pandemic Now Sent Back To The North

20 Almajiris from the Northern part of the country sneaked into Ondo State on Tuesday.   The Almajiris got into the state by hiding in a trailer delivering cement into the state.   A man suspected man fronting for the Almajiris, Mr Umar Garuba, said the sum of N15,000 was paid to the driver, who brought them to Akure, in Ondo State.   He said about 25 of the Almajiris were to be transported into the neighbouring Ondo town before they were caught.   In his words; “I was going…

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African Union In Talks With Madagascar To Prove The Efficacy Of Herbal Remedy

The African Union is currently in talks with the Republic of Madagascar over the safety and efficacy of a herbal remedy recently announced by the country for the prevention and treatment of COVID.     This development was made known by the AU in a statement published on its website.   The continental organisation said its Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention would review the potency of the herbal remedy once Madagascar provides the required information in relation to the remedy.   The statement is as follows; “The AU…

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6 Year Old Girl Tested Positive For COVID-19 In Jigawa Amidst Hundreds Of Mysterious Death Claim By Residents

-YOMMY AYILARA. Six-Year-Old Girl Tests Positive For COVID-19 In Jigawa.   A six-year-old girl has tested positive for COVID-19 in Kazaure Local Government Area of Jigawa State.   The Commissioner of Health and Chairman of the Task Force on COVID-19 in Jigawa State, Dr. Abba Zakari substantiated this on Tuesday, the 5th of May, 2020.   He expanded that the girl’s father is the index case in Kazaure and was proved to be positive upon his arrival from Enugu State.     According to Zakari, out of the 18 samples…

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Operation No Face Mask, No Movement In Delta State

-YOMMY AYILARA. No Face Mask, No Movement    -Delta State Government   The Delta State Government has declared henceforth that, there shall be a no mask, no movement rule in the state.   This announcement was made after a meeting by the technical committee on the fight against the pandemic in the state.   The meeting was led by Governor Okowa, as a measure to curb the spread of the COVID-19.   Any person found disobeying the rule stands the risk of being taken to the isolation centre therefore it is…

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5G Network Status To Be Investigated By The Red Chambers

-YOMMY AYILARA. Senate To Investigate Status Of 5G Network In Nigeria. The Senate has announced that the intention to scrutinize the status of the 5G Communication network in Nigeria and how the technological impact will affect Nigerians. Senator Uche Ekwunife who sponsored the motion during plenary on Tuesday raised concerns about the skepticism of whether or not 5G has been initiated in Nigeria.   She further heightened concerns by some scientists and medical experts that the emissions from the 5G towers could adversely affect the health of citizens by resulting…

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Infectious Disease Bill Going Through Public Hearing

–YOMMY AYILARA. Infectious Diseases Bill To Go Through Public Hearing – Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila.   The uncertain Control of Infectious Diseases Bill, 2020 being discussed on the floor of the House of Representatives will be put to the public hearing. This was announced by Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila, Speaker of the House of Representatives. Gbajabiamila seemed to have bowed to public coercion, stated this during the plenary held today, the 5th of May, 2020 in the lower chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja.   He said; “The Control of Infectious…

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