Tag Archives: Lockdown

Sanwo-Olu Announces Second Lockdown For Lagos Over Rising COVID-19 Cases

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced tougher coronavirus restrictions across Lagos state — including strict ban on concerts, carnivals and street parties — until further notice. This forms part of the public health directives issued by the governor on Friday, as the state government prepares for a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic. He also directed that all government and private…

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Rita Ora Issues Apology, Pays £10k Fine After Throwing Birthday Bash Amid Lockdown

British pop star, Rita Ora has issued an apology for breaking coronavirus restrictions by hosting a star-studded party to mark her 30th birthday. The singer was seen arriving at Casa Cruz restaurant in London’s Notting Hill on Saturday night, November 28,2020, dressed in a silver dress and fur coat . In the UK, lockdown rules…

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Rita Ora Slammed After Throwing 30th Birthday Party In London Despite Lockdown

British pop star, Rita Ora has come under fire after breaching lockdown laws by hosting a lavish 30th birthday party over the weekend. According to The Sun, about thirty people attended the secret bash at posh Casa Cruz restaurant in Notting Hill, West London on Saturday. Images showed Ora arriving with some of her showbiz friends including the models…

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COVID-19: Delta Grants Reopening Of Cinema Houses, Hotels & Others

On Thursday September 10, the Delta State Government further relaxed the COVID-19 directives put in place to curb the spread of the ravaging virus. The Commissioner for Information, Charles Aniagwu made this known in in Asaba where he stated that cinemas, hotels, eateries, and others have been allowed to operate but should observe the COVID-19 protocols. He reportedly said, “We have…

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COVID-19: Lagos State To Reopen Tertiary Institutions On September 14

The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has lifted the lockdown placed on tertiary institutions, ordering them to be reopened from Monday, September 14. Disclosing this development during a regular briefing on the state’s COVID-19 status on Saturday, August 29, Sanwo-Olu also announced that primary and secondary schools are also tentatively scheduled to re-open from…

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UK Falls Into Biggest Recession In History Due To Coronavirus Impact

Britain’s economy has officially entered its “largest recession on record”, the Office for National Statistics revealed on Wednesday August 11. According to official data, the European nation contracted by a record 20.4 percent in the second quarter of coronavirus lockdown and after gross domestic product (GDP) contracted by 2.2 percent in the first three months of the year.…

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Ed Sheeran And His Wife Reportedly Expecting Their First Child Together

According to multiple reports, Ed Sheeran is going to be a father! The British popstar is expecting his first child with wife, Cherry Seaborn which will be arriving in a few weeks after keeping the pregnancy quiet during lockdown. A source close to him and his childhood sweetheart told The Sun that they were “over the moon” with the news. Ed announced…

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Nigeria Extends Eased Coronavirus Lockdown By Four Weeks

The Nigerian government on Thursday extended the country’s eased lockdown for at least four more weeks, Mr Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 announced. Speaking during the Task Force briefing in Abuja, Mustapha noted that the PTF made some recommendations to the…

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COVID-19: Naira Marley & His Manager Fined For Breaching Lockdown Directives

According to Channels TV, Naira Marley and his manager Seyi Awonuga have been “awarded a fine of one hundred thousand naira each“ for violating COVID-19 lockdown orders. The duo pleaded guilty to the case which was presided by the Magistrate of a Lagos State Special Offences (Mobile) Court in Oshodi, a police statement disclosed on Thursday.…

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