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Coronavirus Updates

Doctors Urge Nigerians To Accept COVID-19 Vaccine

The Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN), yesterday, called on Nigerians to accept the COVID-19 vaccine when available in the country, saying,...

BREAKING: Ghana Parliament Closed Down As 17 Lawmakers Test Positive for COVID-19

Ghana has shut down its parliament for at least three weeks over a surge in cases of coronavirus among lawmakers and parliamentary staff.https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581The speaker...

COVID-19: Heineken Sacks 8000 Workers Due To Pandemic

Dutch brewing giant Heineken said on Wednesday it would cut around 8,000 jobs worldwide as the coronavirus pandemic pushed it into the red.https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581The world’s...
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FG Places Travel Restrictions On 100 Passengers For Flouting COVID-19 Directives

The Federal Government has placed fresh travel restrictions on 100 passengers for flouting its directives on COVID-19.https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581In a series of tweet on Tuesday, the...

BREAKING: US Congressman Wright Dies of COVID-19

A Republican congressman from Texas who was being treated for COVID-19 has died, his office said Monday, the first sitting member to lose his...

COVID-19: WHO Disqualifies Nigeria from Receiving Vaccine

The World Health Organisation-led COVAX global initiative has failed to shortlist Nigeria for the Pfizer vaccines following the country’s inability to meet the standard...

COVID-19: 1.3Million Nigerians Have Been Tested Since 2020 -Kayode Fayemi

Nigeria has tested 1.3 million persons for COVID-19 so far since the virus hit the country in February 2020.https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581The Governor of Ekiti State and...

BREAKING: Saudi Arabia Bars Entry From Countries As COVID-19 Cases Increases

Saudi Arabia on Tuesday suspended entry from 20 countries, ranging from some neighbouring states to the United States, in a bid to curb a...

COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu Turns Isolation Centre To Fee-Paying Private Wards

The Lagos State Government has disclosed that its COVID-19 isolation centre at the Gbagada General Hospital will be transformed into fee-paying private wards.https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581The move,...

405 Nigerians Killed By COVID-19 In Two Months -PTF

Nigeria lost 405 persons to coronavirus in the last two months, the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 said on Monday.https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581Seventy-five health workers were...

COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu approves Ivertmectin vaccine trial in Lagos

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved the clinical trial of Ivermectin drug for the prevention and treatment of COVID-19 infection in the state,https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581Sanwo-Olu...

Lagos has budgeted billions to tackle COVID-19 – Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, speaks about his administration’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, strides in infrastructure development, among other issues, in...

COVID-19: 41 Million Doses of Vaccine Has Been Secured -Health Minister

Osagie Ehanire, minister of health, says Nigeria has secured an additional 41 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581He disclosed this on Thursday, when he...

COVID-19: Opening schools in Nigeria is complete wickedness -Seun Kuti

Afrobeat singer, Seun Kuti has condemned the reopening of schools by the Nigerian government amid the second wave of coronavirus.https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581Kuti, in a post shared...

BREAKING: FG To Shut Down NYSC Camps

The federal government says it will shut down any National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) orientation camp that violates the COVID-19 protocol.  https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581Sunday Dare, minister of...

BREAKING: Mexico President Tests Positive For COVID-19

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announced Sunday that he was infected with the coronavirus, but said his symptoms were mild.https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581“I regret to inform...

BREAKING: El-Zakzaky’s wife contracts COVID-19, undergoing treatment in prison

Zeena Ibraheem, the wife of the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, has contracted COVID-19 at a correctional centre in...

COVID-19: Africa in danger of not been carried along in vaccination -WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that Africa is in danger of being left behind in COVID-19 vaccination as prices spike due to...

COVID-19: Larger percentage of Nigeria not willing to take vaccine -Report

A new report by SBM Intelligence, Nigeria’s geopolitical intelligence platform, shows that 35.9 per cent of Nigerians are unwilling to take the COVID-19 vaccine,...

BREAKING: Kano Civil Servants Ordered To Remain Home

In its effort to stem the rise in the number of COVID-19 cases, The Kano State Government on Tuesday directed all civil servants in...

COVID-19: Nigeria Government To Support Local Production of Vaccines With N10bn

The Federal Government says it has released N10 billion to support domestic vaccines production to tackle COVID-19 pandemic in the country.https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581The Minister of Health,...

COVID-19: Fake Vaccine Now In Nigeria -NAFDAC Warns

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Friday revealed that it had received reports of the importation of fake...

COVID-19: Vaccine sent to Oyo State by FG not enough -Seyi Makinde

Seyi Makinde,  governor of Oyo state, says the 1,848 doses of COVID-19 vaccine allocated to the state are insufficient.https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581Faisal Shuaib, executive director of the...

COVID-19: Plateau Government To Prosecute Those Misinforming Citizens

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau says the state government is set to prosecute those misinforming people on the existence of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19).https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581The...

COVID-19: There’s no second wave in Oyo State -Governor Seyi Makinde

Oyo Governor Seyi Makinde has said facts, figures and data available in the state on the current spread of coronavirus do not indicate a...

BREAKING: South Africa Closes All Land Borders

South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that its land borders will be closed to most travellers until 15 February, in an effort to...

COVID-19: FG working on quantity and quality of vaccine to purchase -Minister

Zainab Ahmed, the minister of finance, budget and national planning, says the federal government is working on the type and quantity of COVID-19 vaccines...
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BREAKING: Abducted Kagara Students Released

The abducted students of Government Science College, Kagara, in Niger State, have been released.https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581Their relatives and staff also taken are now out of captivity....

15 minutes “Zoom wedding” could save you $15K (N7M), Man advises prospective couples

A young man has advised prospective couples that instead of spending huge amount of money on weddings, they could just opt for a 15...

Men are so basic, Lady narrates how her ex got engaged to a girl that “stripped” at his birthday party

An American Lady who goes by the name Camille Corbett has expressed shock over how Men are so basic in choosing a partner as...

Don Jazzy acquires mouth-watering new crib in Lekki (photos)

Popular Nigerian music executive and Mavin records boss, Don Jazzy has taken to social media where he revealed a mouth-watering crib he just acquired...

Twitter Users To Earn Money From Newly Introduced Feature

Twitter says it would be exploring a ‘super follows’ feature that will allow content creators charge their followers for “premium content”.https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581The company on Thursday...
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