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Lagos Government Shut Down Over 400 Clubs, 30 Event Centers Due To COVID-19

The Lagos State Government has sealed 400 night clubs and 30 event centres in the State for contravening COVID-19 directives.https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581Mr. Lanre Mojola, the Director-General...

BREAKING: Governor Seyi Makinde Receives Jab of COVID-19 Vaccine

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, at 12.20pm on Wednesday, received the AstraZeneca COVID-19 jab at Governor’s Office, Ibadan.https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581Dr Muideen Olatunji of the Oyo...

WHO reacts as countries suspends AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

The World Health Organization (WHO) has said AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine was temporarily suspended by some countries in the European Union (EU) as a precautionary...
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Nigerians must prevent third wave of the pandemic -PTF warns

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 on Monday warns Nigerians to be careful so that the country does not slide into possible third wave...

COVID: China To Issue Visas To Foreigners Who Have Taken Chinese Vaccine

China is poised to ease border restrictions to allow some foreigners — including from the US, India and Pakistan — back in, provided they...

AstraZeneca: Vaccine is safe for Nigerians -Federal Government

The Presidential Tasks Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has insisted that the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is safe for Nigerians despite the growing global concerns over...

BREAKING: Countries Stopping The Use of AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine

A dozen countries, including France, Italy and Germany, have suspended AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 shots because of fears over blood clots and other possible side effects.https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581Ahead...

Nigeria records over 2,000 COVID-19 deaths

Nigeria has crossed the 2,000 mark for the number of COVID-19 related deaths in the country.https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581This was confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease...

Man dies after suffering three-hour erection due to COVID-19

A COVID-19 patient in the US has died after suffered a painful three-hour erection due to a rare complication of the disease. Want to get...

JUST IN: Register For Nigeria COVID-19 Vaccine

Nigeria launched on online registration portal for COVID-19 vaccinations, its primary healthcare agency said on Monday, the day before the first doses are expected...

BREAKING: COVID-19 Vaccine First Batch Arrives Into Nigeria

The NAFDAC-approved Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, around noon on Tuesday, via an Emirates airline.https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581Chairman of the Presidential Task...

Why US has highest COVID-19 death toll -Experts

The United States crossed the grim milestone of 500,000 deaths from Covid-19 on Monday, a year since announcing its first known death from the...

BREAKING: NAFDAC approves AstraZeneca Vaccine

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has approved the use of AstraZeneca Vaccine for use in Nigeria, it’s Director-General, Prof....

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...

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...
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Outrage as dictionary defines “Desmond Elliot” as a foolish person

Nigerians, especially celebrities have expressed displeasure as regards the ways and manners entertainment fans are dragging Desmond Elliot across social media platforms. Want to get...

BREAKING: Bandits release 27 students of Forestry College, Kaduna

Bandits have released 27 students kidnapped from the Federal College of Forestry Mechanisation, Afaka, Kaduna State, Daily Trust reports.https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581One of the persons who received the...

Actress Seyi Ariyo cries for help after masquerades threaten her with death for making movie about them (Video)

Nollywood actress, Seyi Ariyo better known as Shebaby, has taken to social media to call Nigerians to come to her aid after masquerades threaten...

BREAKING: 1 confirmed dead, many injured in accident on third mainland bridge (Video)

A man has been confirmed dead in an accident involving an 18-seater bus on Third mainland bridge in Lagos State.https://twitter.com/IntelRegion/status/1313421958080536581Many others among the passengers...

Actress, Mercy Aigbe reveals why you shouldn’t give someone second chance

Popular Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe has taken to social media where he revealed why someone should not give people a second chance in their...
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