Tag: coronavirus

Aisha Abubakar- Achonu: FG should come to the aid of Garment Manufacturers

The fashion industry, like many others in Nigeria, has been hit hard by the impact the prolonged COVID-19 pandemic has had on the country’s economy, permanently changing lives, livelihoods and…

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How Steve Bannon and a Chinese Billionaire Created a Right-Wing Coronavirus Media Sensation

Dr. Li-Meng Yan wanted to remain anonymous. It was mid-January, and Yan, a researcher in Hong Kong, had been hearing rumors about a dangerous new virus in mainland China that…

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ROYAL LOCKDOWN: Countess of Wessex self-isolating after coming into contact with someone who tested positive for coronavirus

THE Countess of Wessex is self-isolating after coming into contact with someone who tested positive for coronavirus. Sophie, 55, came into contact with the person earlier this week - who…

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Pelosi calls private hair salon visit in San Francisco, against local regulations, ‘a setup’

  PHOTO: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pulls back her hair while speaking about her visit to a hair salon during a news conference at the Mission Education Center Elementary School…

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Rolls-Royce launches £250,000 car as demand rebounds

  The boss of carmaker Rolls-Royce has said global demand for luxury vehicles is rebounding despite the pandemic. Boss Torsten Müller-Ötvös said that markets in Asia, Europe and the US…

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India Faces Worst Quarterly GDP Slump Ever After Lockdown

  Once the world’s fastest-growing major economy, India is set to post the steepest quarterly decline in gross domestic product in Asia as it quickly becomes the global hotspot for coronavirus infections.…

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Kenya Health Workers Threaten Nationwide Strike Over Inferior PPEs, Fraud

Kenya’s health workers threatened a nationwide strike amid allegations of corruption in the procurement of personal protective equipment, which they say is compromising safety as they battle the coronavirus pandemic.…

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PTF:International passengers who evade Nigerian tests face travel ban

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 on Monday at the its  briefing in Abuja said International passengers who evade tests in Nigeria will be put on the travel watch list…

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Lagos Health Commissioner Tests Positive to COVID-19, Self Isolates

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi has tested positive to COVID-19. Announcing this yesterday, the Commissioner for Information, Mr. Gbenga Omotoso said the professor became aware of…

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Lagos to reopen cinemas, bars, tourism centres as it issues guidelines to be met

In a move towards the reopening of cinemas and event centres, the Lagos State Government has listed some modalities, sets of protocols and guidelines that need to be put in…

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