Tag Archives: Nigeria

Covid 19: Nigeria not on the list as UK Bans 30 “High-Risk” Countries from Entry

International arrivals from high-risk countries on the United Kingdom’s banned list will have to quarantine in government-provided accommodation, such as hotels, for 10 days. They will be transported directly into quarantine after being met at the airport, the prime minister told MPs on Wednesday as he outlined the measures. Nigeria has not been listed as…

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Biden Lifts Trump’s Immigrant Visa Ban on Nigeria & Other Countries

US President, Joe Biden, has lifted the immigrant visa ban imposed on Nigeria and other countries affected by it by Donald Trump, his predecessor. Trump imposed the ban on immigrant visa issued to those who seek to relocate to the US on Nigeria and six other countries after expanding his controversial immigration policies. In a…

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Schools Resume After Extended Christmas Break Due to the 2nd Wave of Covid-19 Pandemic

Students in Nigeria are back in school after an extended Christmas break following reports of the second outbreak of Covid-19 Pandemic. According to a ChannelsTV Sunrise Daily report, upon resumptions the students were subjected to the health checks in line with covid-19 protocols, there was also the clean up of schools. Watch the ChannelsTV Sunrise…

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Nigeria Records 1,016 New COVID-19 Cases, 11 More Deaths Amid Second Wave

Nigeria recorded 11 deaths from COVID-19 on Wednesday taking the total death toll to 1,278. In the past 12 days, there have been 66 recorded deaths from the coronavirus, data from Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, shows. The NCDC in an update on its microsite Wednesday night said 1016 new cases were discovered across 21…

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Nigeria Reports Seven More COVID-19 Deaths, Infection Toll Exceeds 84,000

As Nigeria officially confirmed entering the second wave of COVID-19, more people are dying from the virus and health experts are calling for a strong government response. The country has recorded 1,254 deaths as of Sunday after seven more people succumbed to the disease in the previous 24 hours, according to the country’s infectious disease outfit, Nigeria…

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Nigeria Centre For Disease Control Records 712 New Infections Of COVID-19

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 712 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The latest figure of the pandemic was announced on the NCDC’s verified website late Friday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Nigeria recorded the lowest number of confirmed coronavirus infections in at least three days…

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ICYMI: Nigeria Records 1,041 New Cases Of COVID-19, Six More Deaths

Nigeria reported 1,041 new COVID-19 infections, the Health Ministry said on Thursday Christmas eve, bringing the national total over 81,963. Nigeria is currently battling its worst phase of COVID-19 with the recent surge in new infections officially declared the second wave last Thursday by the federal officials. According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC),…

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Nigeria Records Additional Five COVID-19 Deaths As Infection Toll Crosses 80,000

Nigeria is currently experiencing its worst stretch to date of COVID-19 with the recent surge in new infections. The total infections in the country has increased to over 80, 000. On Wednesday, 1,133 new COVID-19 cases were found in Nigeria, the second-highest daily tally ever. This is coming 48 hours after Nigeria’s daily coronavirus infections fell for…

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Coronavirus Update: Nigeria’s Infection Toll Almost 80,000 With 999 New Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 999 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 79,789. The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Tuesday. “On the 22nd of December 2020, 999 new confirmed cases and 4 deaths were recorded in Nigeria,” the public…

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