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Caf likely to postpone African Nations Cup until 2022 as Covid-19 disrupts qualifiers

NIGERIA'S Super Eagles may have to wait until 2022 before participating in the next continental tournament after the Confederation of African Football (Caf) revealed that it is considering postponing the 2021 African Cup of Nations due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

 

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Given that Islam and Christianity are spreading coronavirus across Nigeria more than anybody else at the moment I think it is only fair to ask them to fund the post-Covid-19 development plan

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) It appears that the Nigerian government has given up on trying to get churches and mosques to observe social distancing. Governors across the country are being pressurised by imams and pastors to lift the ban on religious services

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Man dies outside Lagos hospital because they refuse to admit him amid fears he has Covid-19

HEALTH officials in Lagos State have conformed the death of a man identified as Joel who recently lost his life after being refused treatment at the Isolo General Hospital for fear of being infected with the Covid-19 virus.

 

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Nafdac to continue clinical trials of Hydroxychloroquine and Chloroquine despite WHO's withdrawal

NIGERIA'S National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (Nafdac) has said it will continue with clinical trials of the two drugs Hydroxychloroquine and Chloroquine in its search for a cure to Covid-19 despite the World Health Organisation (WHO) giving up on them.

 

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Can and NSCIA draw up guidelines to govern worshipping as government looks set to allow churches and mosques to open

FAITH bodies the Christian Association of Nigeria (Can) and the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) have begun drawing up guidelines to govern safe worshipping in churches and mosques ahead of an impending lifting of restrictions by the government.

 

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Aviation officials begin putting plans in place as Nigeria prepares to open up her airports

NIGERIAN aviation officials have begun putting plans in place to re-open the country's airport amid indications that the federal government will soon lift the suspension on all domestic and international flights.

 

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Amokachi joins list of sports stars handing out palliatives as his foundation hands out food in Kaduna

FORMER Super Eagles striker Daniel Amokachi has joined the growing list of sports stars providing the Nigerian public with Covid-19 palliatives after he distributed food items to 1,100 families in Kaduna.

 

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Is Nigeria aware of the fact that Indonesia has enjoyed some success in using guava as a potential cure for coronavirus?

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) I am sure you are all tired of hearing about how Nigeria is sitting on several goldmines but alas refuses to tap into their potential. Do you know Nigeria’s is the world’s 10th largest guava producer with an annual crop of about 800,000 tonnes?

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El-Rufai says parents who allow their children to become almajiris in future will face jail terms

GOVERNOR Nasir El-Rufai has warned that any parent who sends their offspring to an almajiri school in Kaduna State from henceforth will be charged to court as his government battles to control the spread of coronavirus which they bring with them.

 

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Nigerian traditional medicine practitioners submit 19 coronavirus drug applications to Nafdac

NIGERIAN health officials have revealed that they are considering applications from 19 different local firms that have produced herbal drugs which they claim can cure the dreaded coronavirus.

 

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