COVID-19

Emirates And Dubai Health Authority Begin Implementing Digital Verification Of COVID-19 Medical Records For UAE Based Travellers

Emirates and the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) have begun to implement full digital verification of COVID-19 medical records connected to testing and vaccination for travellers based in the UAE. Emirates customers who have undertaken a PCR test in Dubai can choose to check-in without presenting their physical COVID-19 PCR test report. Moreover, customers who have …

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Ghanaian Musicians Are Suffering Under COVID – Mr Drew

Ghanaian Hiplife sensation Dr Drew has bemoaned the economic condition of musicians in the country in the wake of COVID-19. According to him, the ban on music concerts and other shows make it difficult for artists to make ends meet. “I’m not doing okay, especially this part of Africa where we benefit a lot from …

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7th Edition Of AFRIMA Rescheduled To 2021 Due To COVID-19

The African Union Commission (AUC) and the International Committee of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) have announced the deferment of the 2020 edition of the All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, to 2021 in the light of the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The decision to suspend the 7th Annual Edition of the main awards ceremony …

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Infectious disease law has been signed by Ondo State governor

Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has signed the Ondo State Dangerous Infectious Diseases (COVID-19) (Emergency Prevention) Regulations, 2020 into law. The law is for the regulations for the good order, safety, security and public health of the state. Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Donald Ojogo, said the governor exercised the aspects of the powers conferred …

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Federal government tests 26 Americans

The Federal Government on Tuesday debunked media reports that 26 Americans who arrived the Murtala Muhammed Inter­national Airport (MMIA), Lagos, on Monday were not screened for Coronavirus. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed made this known when he appeared on Nigeria Television. Authority programme, “Good Morning Nigeria” The Minister admonished the media …

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Federal Government distributes prevention equipments

The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development has donated preventive items to the People Living with Disabilities (PLWDs), at the Karmajiji disabled community in Abuja. The ministry explained that the donation is in line with the efforts of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration towards the prevention and further spread of COVID 19 …

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Osun state confines 3 New cases in isolation centre

Three new cases of coronavirus confirmed by the National Center for Disease Control (NCDC) in Osun State have been moved to the State Specialist Hospital, Asubiaro, Osogbo, the state capital, the Chief Press Secretary to the governor Mr Ismail Omipidan has said. The state government has isolated 120 Cote d’Ivoire returnees to the Ejigbo community …

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Akwa ibom governor signed Covid-19 restriction law

Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom, has signed the restriction of movement order for 30 days and the quarantine and treatment of persons with COVID-19 into law. This was contained in press statement signed by the Commisioner of Information, Mr Charles Udoh, and made available to newsmen in Uyo on Tuesday. Udoh said that the …

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Gombe state government procured Covid-19 testing machines

Gombe State Government says it has ordered for the supply of Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Machine to enhance testing for suspected cases of Coronavirus. Prof. Idris Mohammed, Chairman Task Force committee on Coronavirus, made the disclosure during an advocacy visit to the Emir of Gombe, Abubakar Shehu-Abubakar, on Monday in Gombe. According to him, there …

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ASUU distribute sanitizers to Nigerians

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has joined the campaign to curb the spread of the coronavirus by providing some intervention materials. The materials included sanitisers, handbills and posters as well as jingles aimed at sensitising Nigerians on the pandemic. The News Agency of Nigeria, (NAN) reports that ASUU National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, …

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