Thursday, December 8, 2022

COVID

June 8, 2021

Despite pandemic, U.S. visa application surged by 2.5%

“So far in 2021, we have interviewed over 2500 student applicants, and we will continue to prioritise student visa appointments throughout the summer months.”

EducationUSA
March 8, 2021

Nigeria to ban flights from UAE, Netherlands over COVID testing row

Airlines from the two countries had been using rapid COVID-19 tests on customers before they were allowed to board flights to Dubai.

Boss Mustapha
February 23, 2021

U.S. treasury nominee Adeyemo to be grilled by Senate today

He will be grilled on his views on U.S. policy toward China, currently the subject of a comprehensive review.

Wally Adeyemo
January 31, 2021

Mysterious COVID-19 vaccines hit Nigerian market

A spokesman of NCDC described the sale of the vaccine as “crazy”.

Photo of Coronavirus vaccine used to illustrate this story (Credit: Bloomberg)
January 9, 2021

Federal government sets conditions for states to get COVID-19 vaccines

Last year, lawmakers had questioned the preparedness of the Federal Ministry of Health to procure and preserve the vaccines.

Photo of Coronavirus vaccine used to illustrate this story (Credit: Bloomberg)
January 6, 2021

LUTH alerts workers on ‘deadlier’ wave of COVID-19

Lagos has always topped the list of the recorded COVID-19 cases nationwide.

Coronavirus
January 5, 2021

UK varsity develops 5 minutes COVID-19 test

The test can be performed using standard laboratory equipment, compared to Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) tests.

Covid-19 test kits
December 28, 2020

Americans to receive $600 as Trump reluctantly signs $900bn COVID-19 package

The American president makes a U-turn days after describing the proposal as “wasteful”.

U.S President Donald Trump. [CREDIT: Bloomberg]
December 24, 2020

Government to suspend passports of Nigerians for breach of COVID-19 protocols

Returnees who fail to submit to COVID-19 tests risk their passports suspended.

Boss Mustapha
December 3, 2020

COVID: Over 1 billion people could suffer extreme poverty by 2030: UN

The world prepares for the aftermath of coronavirus pandemic.

Hungry children used to illustrate the story