Sierra Leone appoints Nigerian Dr Laoluwa Adejayan as the head of its Covid-19 task force

SIERRA Leone's federal government has appointed Nigerian doctor Dr Laoluwa Adejayan as the head of the country's Covid-19 task force having adjudged him to be the most qualified person for the job.

 

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Maybe Nigeria should introduce a polygamy tax to help address the almajiri problem


By Ayo Akinfe

(1) Over recent weeks we have been reading countless reports about how the almajiris might spread the coronavirus across Nigeria, making it spiral out of control. Nobody appears to have come up with a solution to the problem so far

(2) According to Unicef, there are 9.5m almajiris in Nigeria. Street urchins with no hope whatsoever who will either end up as beggars, criminals or at worst terrorists

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Foreign airlines plan to resume flights to Nigeria in June as global lockdown starts to ease

FOREIGN airlines are planning to resume flights to Nigeria at the beginning of June as the global lockdown introduced as a result of the coronavirus pandemic is being gradually eased with some sort of normality returning.

 

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WHO says there is no conclusive evidence to prove coronavirus lives on surfaces like door handles

WORLD Health Organisation (WHO) experts have pointed out that there is no conclusive  evidence to prove that the Covid-19 virus can be contracted by touching surfaces such as handles and doorknobs after studying a series of recent tests.

 

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Jigawa State health authorities express concerns after 21 almajiris test positive for coronavirus

JIGAWA State health authorities have raised fears of a possible spread of the Covid-19 virus after 21 urchins popularly known as almajiris who recently arrived from neighbouring Kano State tested coronavirus-positive.

 

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About 250 Nigerians nurses and midwives currently being held in isolation over coronavirus

NIGERIA'S battle to combat the debilitating coronavirus pandemic is being hampered by the continued exposure of healthworkers to danger as about 250 nurses and midwifes are currently being held in isolation.

 

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To wean ourselves off crude oil the Nigerian population has got to start diverting money spent in these areas into citizen’s funds which can then invest such capital in manufacturing


By Ayo Akinfe

Areas where there needs to be serious cutbacks:

(1) Owambes
(2) Chieftaincy title acquisitions
(3) Tithes
(4) Spraying at parties
(5) Parties in Dubai
(6) The proliferation of monarchs
(7) Relentless aso ebi sewing
(8) Each family owning more than two cars
(9) Owning more than two homes
(10) Going abroad for medical treatment

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Federal government expresses concern at the rate which states are lifting the Covid-19 restrictions

FEDERAL government health officials has expressed dismay at the speed with which Nigerian state governors have lifted the restrictions on social distancing aimed at curbing the spread of the Covid-19 virus.

 

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UN warns that Covid-19 crisis could lead to global mental illness crisis as death and poverty bite

UNITED Nations (UN)  health experts have warned that a mental illness crisis is looming as millions of people are surrounded by death and disease and forced into isolation and poverty by the global coronavirus pandemic.

 

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