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An official document released over the weekend, from the Dubai Media Office indicated that passengers from Nigeria were expected to have received a negative result for a PCR test taken within 48 hours before departure.
Portugal have been dealt a blow in the build-up to their Euro 2020 opener against Hungary with the news that João Cancelo has tested positive for Covid-19.
Algerian medics fear next week’s reopening of national borders will trigger a new surge in COVID-19 cases despite health measures, as people living abroad rush home to see family.
Travellers arriving from the United Kingdom (UK) would be subjected to compulsory self-quarantine due to the spread of the virus variant first detected in India, French government spokesman Gabriel Attal announced on Wednesday.
The Chairman of the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, has lamented that some returning foreign passengers escaped from isolation facilities, violating the mandatory quarantine requirement under the advisory earlier issued.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has registered additional two new related COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, its official Twitter handle said on Wednesday.
Concerned by the new wave of Covid-19 in some parts of the world, the federal government has banned passengers, who have visited India, Brazil and Turkey in the last 14 days from entering the country as part of precautionary measures to minimise the risk of a surge in the cases of the disease introduced to Nigeria from other countries.
Due to the resurgence of new strain of COVID-19, the federal government is paying special attention to vessels arriving from Brazil, South Africa and India into Nigerian ports.
Authorities in Spain have confirmed arresting a Mallorca man for infecting 22 people with Covid-19.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says the inability of some travellers to obtain QR codes and access their COVID-19 test results on Tuesday was due to system failure.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has registered 35 new recoveries from the COVID-19 infections, bringing the total number of recoveries in the country to 154,441.
Super Eagles playmaker, Alex Iwobi, has been cleared by the Confederation of African Football, CAF, to play against Lesotho later today after testing negative for COVID-19.
China has officially launched digital Coronavirus vaccination certificate for international travel, containing information on vaccination and results of PCR and antibodies tests, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.
The task force said the Ministry of Aviation and its relevant agencies have been mandated to take the necessary reciprocal measures as may be permissible under the laws and other international obligations expected to be discharged against Emirates airlines operating from the UAE and other airlines from The Netherlands.
The minister of state for health, Olorunnimbe Mamora, says Nigerians who have received COVID-19 vaccines abroad will still be required to take polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests upon arrival in the country.
For shunning COVID-19 directives, the federal government has placed a six-month travel restriction on another batch of 100 travellers.
Newsmen recall that the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 had directed for the immediate suspension of Emirates Airlines operations effective Feb. 4 until when the needed infrastructure and logistics were put in place for the Rapid Antigen Test (RDT) test by the Nigerian Government.
A COVID-19 testing laboratory will soon be established at the State House Clinic, the Presidential Task Force (PTF) Chairman and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, said on Tuesday in Abuja.
The Niger state Government has refuted social media reports that some members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) tested positive for COVID-19 at the ongoing orientation camp in Paiko.
The United Arab Emirate, UAE, says passengers from Nigeria can no longer travel through other countries or airports to Dubai.
The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday called on the private-owned laboratories in Nigeria to support the country’s testing capacity for the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Chief of Staff to Kogi State Governor, Mr Abdulkareem Asuku, has called for youth assertiveness in political party structures.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the results of candidates who sat in more than 720 CBT centres for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) conducted between Saturday, 19 and Tuesday, 22 June 2021.
The federal government has said it has extended the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine from June 28 to July 5, 2021.
In view of the two judgments of the court served on the party, the National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party said the party has discarded the use of the three man ad-hoc delegates for the election of its governorship candidate in the November 6 election.
The Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has presented 20 new patrol vehicles and dozens of bulletproof vests to security agencies in the state, a gesture meant to strengthen rapid response, curb crimes and make the state safer.
A former Minister of Aviation, Osita Chidoka, has said the need to ensure that the rule concerning federal character and quota system is enforced in employment and promotion in civil and public service should not be elevated over merit.
A Nigerian, Mark Okuo and his Kenyan accomplice, Florence Musau, have been accused of alleged conspiracy in internet scam, leading to over $4 million.
Senator Dino Melaye has threatened to take legal action after he was accused by a car dealer of N14.5 million debt for a Mercedes Benz he bought in 2018.
Charles Taylor has advised Callum Hudson-Odoi to continue playing for England despite strong interest from Ghana.
Founders of Africrypt, a cryptocurrency trading platform, Ameer and Raees Cajee, have reportedly vanished with Bitcoin worth $3.6 billion from their cryptocurrency investment platform.