Posts Tagged ‘covid-19’

#COVID19 Could Create Opportunity For Trade Bodies To Prove Relevance To Poorer Nations – WTO’s Candidate, Okonjo-Iweala

by Gerald Onwukaon September 21, 2020
Nigeria’s candidate for Director-General position of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has said that the pandemic outbreak could be a chance for trade bodies to redeem themselves and once more, gain back trust from impoverished countries. The former Finance Minister stated that rules governing trade must thrive to ensure that breakthrough achieved in […]

#COVID19: Lagos Govt Approves Full Reopening Of Churches, Mosques, Cinemas

by Gerald Onwukaon September 19, 2020
The Lagos State Government has ordered the full reopening of Mosques and Churches in the State. The announcement was given recently by the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Saturday, at the state house in Marina, Lagos. The Governor affirmed that Churches will now carry out midweek activities as Mosques will be allowed to […]

Nations Need To Come Together As A Vaccine Alone Cannot Solve #COVID19 Crisis – UN Chief, Guterres

by Gerald Onwukaon September 18, 2020
United Nation (UN) Secretary General, Antonio Guterres has said that developing a vaccine may not see the end of the ravaging coronavirus, says that Nations need to synergize and ensure even distribution of the vaccines. Describing COVID-19 as the most threatening in the world today, Guterres explained that nations must join resources to enable citizens […]

#COVID19: Scotland Launches App To Track Virus Related Cases

by Gerald Onwukaon September 10, 2020
Scotland launched recently a smartphone application that was developed by google and apple, ‘Protect Scotland’ that will aid in tracking coronavirus cases in the country. The application came out at a time when England are still finding it arduous to come up with their own version. First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon explained that what the app […]

Snoop Dog Set To Raise #COVID19 Awareness With Live Broadcast In Nigeria, UK

by Gerald Onwukaon September 9, 2020
Rap artiste Snoop Dog will be looking to increase awareness by streaming live from his compound in Los Angeles, which is targeted at raising funds meant to assist in fighting the coronavirus pandemic. The rapper will be streaming to millions of homes in Africa, Nigeria inclusive. The performance is meant to generate revenue for the […]

Flights Resumption: NCAA Impose $3,500 Fine On Passengers Without #COVID19 Negative PCR Test

by Gerald Onwukaon September 9, 2020
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), recently enforced levy of $3,500 for airline passengers without the negative COVID-19 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test. The development was contained in a letter that was made available by NCAA Director General, Captain Musa Nuhu. The letter was addressed to different managers operating various airlines in and out of […]