Home Topics Face Masks

Face Masks

Demonstrators covering their faces participate in a protest called The traditional clown's walk against the burqa ban in Vienna, Austria October 1, 2017. REUTERS-Leonhard Foeger

Denmark’s ‘burqa ban’ on full-face veils in public goes into effect

Denmark’s ban against the use of full-face veils in public spaces, called a “burqa ban,’’ went into effect on Wednesday.

Lassa fever: Lagos advocates personal, environmental hygiene

The Lagos State Government has again reiterated the need for members of the public to ensure and maintain adequate personal hygiene and environmental sanitation at all times as part of prevention and control measures against the spread of the Lassa fever disease in the State.

Denmark moves to ban burqa, masks

Denmark on Tuesday proposed a ban on the use of full-face veils as well as face-covering ski masks in public spaces, commonly called a “burqa ban.”

More than 120,000 flee rumbling Bali volcano

More than 122,000 people have fled their homes on the resort island of Bali, fearful that a rumbling volcano could erupt at any time, disaster officials said.

Recent Stories

Ogun State House of Assembly

Kunle Oluomo elected Ogun Speaker unopposed

Former Deputy Speaker, Ogun State House of Assembly, Kunle Taiwo Oluomo, emerged Speaker of the Ogun State 9th Legislative Assembly.
Semi Ajayi

Super Eagles’ Semi Ajayi reacts after 2019 AFCON snub

Super Eagles star Semi Ajayi has reacted after he was dropped alongside Leicester City's Kelechi Iheanacho from the 23-man Super Eagles squad for 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Virgil van Dijk says he does not really care when opposing fans boo him in the wake of jeers from England supporters in the Nations League.

Virgil van Dijk unfazed by booing during Nations League

Virgil van Dijk says he does not really care when opposing fans boo him in the wake of jeers from England supporters in the Nations League.
Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola cancels Dubai trip for council chairpersons

Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State has cancelled an earlier approved trip to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, for local government chairmen.
Aurora, the autonomous vehicle technology startup backed by Sequoia Capital and Amazon, has struck a deal with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to develop self-driving commercial vehicles.

Aurora and Fiat Chrysler partner to build commercial autonomous vehicle platforms

Self-driving car software startup Aurora said on Sunday it would partner with Fiat Chrysler to build autonomous platforms for commercial vehicles, the latest collaboration with an automaker for the fast-growing Silicon Valley company.