BREAKING: Juventus’ Paulo Dybala, Girlfriend Test Positive for Coronavirus

Juventus striker, Paulo Dybala, and his girlfriend, Oriana Sabatin, have tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). He made this known via his Twitter handle on Saturday. He tweeted, “Hi everyone, I just wanted to inform you that we have received the results for the COVID-19 test and both Oriana and I have tested positive. “Luckily, we are in perfect condition. Thanks for your messages.” Also, Juventus on its website confirmed the status of the player. The club said, “Paulo Dybala has undergone medical tests that revealed a positive result for Coronavirus.…

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COVID-19: Tell Your Followers To Sit At Home, Akin Fadeyi Foundation Tells Religious Leaders

The Akin Fadeyi Foundation, conveners of the Corruption, Not in My country Project has called on all religious, political and traditional Institutions to adhere to the government and World Health Organization’s directive on the restriction of all religious and political gatherings. In a statement signed by the Organization’s Founder and ED, Akin Fadeyi, ‘’The rate of infections and tragic mortalities around the globe has underscored such compelling need for all of us to yield to government directive’. He added, ‘Irrespective of our country’s level of coordination, surveillance and critical preparedness,…

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Travel Restrictions: NCAA Issues NOTAM, Flights to Operate into Lagos, Abuja

The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, has issued a NOTAM (Notice to Airmen) on the travel restrictions directive by Federal Government of Nigeria. Only Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (DNAA) and Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos,(DNMM) will be opened to accept international flights irrespective of the type of operation. The NOTAM, signed by the Director General, NCAA, Capt. Musa Nuhu, to all operators, says the restriction of entry into the country for travelers from the 13 countries will take off midnight this Friday March 20, 2020. These countries are China, Japan,…

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Sanwo-Olu Shuts Nightclubs, Event Centres, Tertiary Institutions

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has ordered the closure of nightclubs, cinemas, bars and social gatherings in the state in a bid to stop the Coronavirus from spreading. Sanwo-Olu, who announced the ban at a press briefing on Friday, explained that religious activities, wedding and burial receptions, as well as political gatherings, were also affected by the order. The governor asked residents to avoid large gatherings for whatever reason, saying their cooperation was needed to curb the spread of the virus. He also announced the closure of all public…

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Coronavirus: NAFDAC Approves Chloroquine for Clinical Trial

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC has approved the production of Chloroquine for clinical trial in tackling the Coronavirus. Speaking in Lagos on Friday, the Director-General of the agency, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye, stressed that NAFDAC was not approving Chloroquine for the treatment of COVID-19 but for clinical trials to find treatment for the virus. This came a day after the United States President Donald Trump said the country’s Food and Drug Administration had approved the drug to treat the virus, even though the FDA later…

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Coronavirus: Big Blow for 33 Foreign Airlines as FG Shuts Abuja, Lagos Airports

The 33 foreign airlines operating flights into Nigeria may suffer a major blow as the Federal Government says it will in a few days shut the international wings of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, and the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja. The Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Capt Musa Nuhu, in a statement on Thursday announced the closure of the three other international airports in the country, namely Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano, Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu, and the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa,…

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WAEC Postpones Examination over Coronavirus

The 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination has been postponed indefinitely. The West African Examinations Council made this known in a statement on Friday. The statement quoted WAEC Nigeria’s Head of National Office, Mr. Patrick Areghan, as saying that the examination scheduled to begin April 6, 2020, was postponed as a result of coronavirus pandemic. Areghan said the timetable for the examination would be reviewed after the coronavirus pandemic situation improves. The statement read, “The West African Examinations Council in Nigeria, nay, the West African sub-region, has decided to…

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