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Trump Issues Executive Order For US Ban On TikTok And WeChat

President Donald Trump has issued executive orders that would ban the social media apps TikTok and WeChat from conducting business transactions with other US groups in 45 days if they are not sold by their Chinese-owned parent companies.   According to Yahoo News, the orders come after the Trump administration deemed apps from Chinese software companies national…

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Presdient Trump Threatens To Ban TikTok In The United States

President Donald Trump has threatened that he will ban fast-growing video app TikTok from the United States as the country’s authorities have raised concerns the service could be a tool for Chinese intelligence. US officials and lawmakers in recent weeks have voiced fears of the popular social media platform being used by Beijing for nefarious purposes, but the company…

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TikTok, Other Chinese Social Media Apps Face Ban In The U.S.

The US Government is l’ooking at’ banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok, over national security concerns. Mike Pompeo, the Secretary of state suggested the plan during an interview with Fox News’ Laura Ingraham on Monday, July 6 after he was asked whether the country should be considering a ban on Chinese social media apps, “especially TikTok.” He…

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Presidential Task Force Warns States On Reopening Schools, Viewing Centres + Other COVID-19 Updates

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has frowned upon the reopening of schools, television viewing centres and other areas of public interest amid the escalating cases of the pandemic. PTF Chairman and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, disclosed this during a live briefing on Monday in Abuja, the nation’s capital…

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Ondo Lifts Ban On Religious Gathering As State Records Second COVID-19 Death

The Governor of Oyo, Rotimi Akeredolu has lifted the ban on religious gathering imposed due to the outbreak of the novel, Coronavirus just as the State records its second COVID-19 death. Speaking at a press briefing in Akure, the State’s capital on Wednesday May 27, the Akeredolu said the ban was lifted after a wide review and consultations…

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Wuhan Officially Bans Eating Wild Animals After Coronavirus Linked To Wet Markets

As China eases out of its coronavirus crisis, it unveils one of its newest crackdowns in Wuhan; which officially bans residents from eating wild animals. In addition, Chinese farmers are now being paid cash to quit breeding exotic animals. On Wednesday (May 20), officials announced the ban in the city of Wuhan, which holds about…

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Nigeria Considers Ban On Inter-State, Inter-Town Travels And Closure Of Motor Parks

The federal government is considering a ban on inter-state and inter-town travels, to curb the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) across the country. This report came just as the number of confirmed cases arose to 51 on Wednesday night. Lai Mohammed, minister of information and Culture, who made this known in Abuja on Thursday, said the federal government…

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Coronavirus: Osun Bans Public Gatherings In Church, Mosque, Club And Others To Stem Contagion

The Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola has issued a ban on gatherings with high-densities in churches, mosques, nightclubs, sports arenas, schools and other public places to avoid the spread of coronavirus. In a statement issued by Oyetola’s spokesman Ismail Omipidan on Thursday March 19, it was gathered that the ban takes effect from Friday March 20 till…

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Lagos Announces Closure Of Private And Public Schools Over Coronavirus

Lagos State Government has announced that it will be closing down all public and private schools from Monday, 23rd March 2020 as part of the preventive measures against the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic. In a statement released by the state Commissioner for Education, Folashade Adefisayo, the state government said the move became necessary to prevent children and their…

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FG Issues Travel Ban On 13 Countries Over Coronavirus— Starting From March 21st

Following the record of the third case of coronavirus disease in the country, the Federal Government has reportedly placed a travel ban on 13 Coronavirus epicenters in order to safeguard its citizens. The Government of Nigeria is restricting entry into the country for travelers from China, Italy, Iran, South Korea, Spain, Japan, France, Germany, the United…

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