Barely a week after the FG barred travellers from the three countries, India, Brazil and Turkey, from entering Nigeria following increased death toll caused by COVID-19 pandemic, the FG has taken further action on restriction on gatherings of religious groups, weddings among others.According to Punchng, Mukhtar Mohammed, the National Incident Manager, made this known disclosed this at the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 in Abuja on Monday.
The fast spread of Covid-19 in Nigeria recently has been worrisome and this has led to various reactions from Nigerians. However, another Nationwide lockdown might commence in Nigeria if Covid-19 cases in Nigeria keeps increasing. The federal of Nigeria have been doing its best to make sure that Covid-19 is eliminated in Nigeria.
Recently, the Federal Government of Nigeria issued December 1st as the deadline for all Federal civil servants across the country to be vaccinated with Covid-19 vaccine and that any civil servants who fail to adhere with the directive will be prevented from gaining entrance into any of the federal government offices across the country.
As we all know, alot of things and activities has changed in the country since the deadly pandemic disease called Covid-19, surfaced in the country about some months ago.You will all agree with me that the federal government of Nigeria has done a great job in controlling the spread of the deadly pandemic disease for some couple's of months now.
1. I welcome you to the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 (PSC) National briefing for today, Monday, 2nd August, 2021 after a long break. 2. During this long break, the PSC have been meeting to deliberate on the rising number of COVID-19 cases and proffer ways to curtain a huge impact on our lives and livelihood.
Dear Sir, I write this letter to express my thoughts on your recent comment about Covid-19 where you called on the Federal Government to come to you for a lasting solution to the Covid-19 pandemic.As much as I believe that everyone is entitled to his or her opinion, I also believe that you should never have made such a misleading statement in public.
A news report on Daily Trust Newspaper had it that not less than 109 corp members had been diagnosed with COVID-19 across Nigeria. This situation calls for serious attention. Considering the number of people that must have got contact with such corps members (in the taxis/bikes and even in the camp), it is important restructure the orientation program of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC).
The Federal Government has said it would ban civil servants who fail to show proof of their COVID-19 vaccination from accessing their offices as from December 1. The Chairman of the Presidential Steering Committee PSC on COVID-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation SGF, Boss Mustapha, confirmed this at Wednesday’s briefing of the committee.
The arrival of Covid-19 in early 2020 disrupted global activities including the nefarious activities of drug trafficking cartels. With the global community in various stages of lockdown, drug trafficking activities suffered a lull. Once borders were closed, airports shut down and port not operating, transporting illicit drugs from the place of manufacturing to transit countries where mules then moved the shipments to user countries ground to a standstill.
The celebration of life of Prophet TB Joshua who died on June 5, 2021, will commence today. The late Prophet was a prominent person with a large number of followers and the funeral rites would expectedly attract people from different parts of the world. The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, said the State will do everything to make sure all Covid-19 protocols are duly observed during the funeral to avoid the spread of Covid-19 and its new deadly variants.
Both prosperity and poverty are contagious like covid-19. If you hang around wealthy people, you are likely to be wealthy, and if you hang around poor people, you are likely to be poor. Your circle affects your financial status. Reno Omokri via his Twitter page said that prosperity and poverty are infectious.
The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki has made Covid-19 vaccination compulsory for indigenes of the State. On Monday while flagging off the second phase of the vaccination exercise, he stated that there will be restriction from public places for those who are not vaccinated. He added that those who cannot show proof of taking at least the first dose of the vaccine may not be allowed to worship in Mosques, Churches, Banks and other Event Centers.
As the world continues to grapple with the coronavirus outbreak,which has claimed the lives of millions around the world,left many economies in tatters and puting the existence of human race in great danger.The effect has put all government across the globe on it's toes since it's outbreak in 2019 with some measure of relief observed.
Benue State State Deputy Governor, Engr. Benson Abounu has disclosed that the COVID-19 pandemic has shattered the world economies and worsened global food insecurity, affecting the vulnerable households in almost every country, with its impacts expected to continue through 2021 and beyond. He said that the pandemic raises the alarm on the urgent need to transform the world's food systems and rethink rapidly how we produce, process, market, consume our food and dispose our waste.
The Federal Government has said it will now make COVID-19 vaccinations available to Christians in churches on Sundays. The Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Faisal Shuaib said this on Tuesday while addressing Christian leaders on the second phase of COVID-19 vaccinations. Shuaib said adequate preparations have been made for Sunday Vaccination for Christians who do not have access to the vaccine during the weekdays.
Today's Headlines: Rep queries NHIS over Covid19 fund, coup: military detains President, PM of Mali.
Rep queries NHIS over Covid19 fund On Monday, the House of Representatives Committee on Finance queried the Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Mohammed Sambo, over N152,487,900 declared to have been spent on procurement of hand sanitisers, face masks and gloves during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic lockdown.
Three Covid-19 vaccines have received an emergency use authorisation from the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC. The vaccines are AstraZeneca (from Korea), Moderna and Sputnik V (from Russia). The new AstraZeneca approved is from Korea owing to the unavailability of AstraZeneca produced in India.
Photo shows air-supported structures for COVID-19 test in the Guangzhou Gymnasium in Guangzhou city, south China’s Guangdong province. (Photo/Guangzhou Daily) By Du Yifei, People’s Daily Since it found new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases in late May, Guangzhou, capital city of south China’s Guangdong province, has launched the most extensive nucleic acid testing campaign among all cities in the world.
In a Statement made by Zainab Ahmed the Minister of Finance, Budget, and National Planning, at the national dialogue on COVID-19 economic impact and assessment of national and states recovery plans and policy options in Abuja, she discloses that the federal government has spent N502.3 billion on the economy after the crisis of COVID-19 in the country.
Nigeria like other economies around the world is fighting the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Nigeria was already tackling its own fiscal challenges before the arrival of the dreaded pandemic which has further rained more difficulties on citizens of Nigeria and strained the challenges both economically and on the health sector.