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London Mayor Sadiq Khan has said he is “absolutely devastated” after five London bus workers died after testing positive for Covid-19.

Five London bus workers die of coronavirus

Sadiq Khan has reached out to commuters who are refusing to stay at home following the deaths of five London bus workers who tested positive for COVID-19.Mayor
People wearing face masks as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 novel coronavirus walk to a train, one of the stops being Wuhan, at a station in Shanghai on March 28, 2020. – The Chinese city of 11 million people that was Ground Zero for what became the global coronavirus pandemic partly reopened on March 28, after more than two months of almost total isolation. (Photo by Hector RETAMAL / AFP)

China’s virus epicentre eases travel restrictions after lockdown

Trains packed with thousands of passengers arrived in Wuhan Saturday as the Chinese city that was Ground Zero for the global coronavirus pandemic partly reopened after months in lockdown.
Saudi Arabia will suspend all domestic flights, buses, taxis and trains for 14 days to control the spread of the novel coronavirus, the official Saudi Press Agency reported on Friday.

Saudi Arabia suspends domestic flights, buses, taxis, trains

Saudi Arabia will suspend all domestic flights, buses, taxis and trains for 14 days to control the spread of the novel coronavirus, the official Saudi Press Agency reported on Friday.
Luxembourg is to become the first country to offer a free public transport system, as the government tries to reduce particularly dense car traffic.

Luxembourg makes public transport free for residents

Luxembourg on Saturday became the first country in the world to abolish fares for trains, trams and buses, to decongest the roads and curb pollution.
Mr Tony Attah, the Managing Director-Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) and the Vice President, Bonny Gas Transport, while bemoaning the slow pace of NLNG development.

Nigeria lagging behind in gas business – NLNG chief

“Obviously, in today’s reality, the Nigeria LNG is lagging behind, both as a company and as a country,” said Mr Tony Attah, the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) and the Vice President, Bonny Gas Transport, while bemoaning the slow pace of NLNG development .
The U.S. State Department said on Sunday it will evacuate personnel from its Wuhan consulate to the United States and will offer a limited number of seats to private U.S. citizens on a flight out of the epicenter of China’s coronavirus outbreak.

US to evacuate consulate staff, citizens from Wuhan

The U.S. State Department said on Sunday it will evacuate personnel from its Wuhan consulate to the United States and will offer a limited number of seats to private U.S. citizens on a flight out of the epicenter of China’s coronavirus outbreak.
In its effort to curtail the spread of a deadly new virus, Coronavirus, the Chinese government has expanded travel restrictions for two more cities, Huanggang, Ezhou after the Wuhan city was put in lockdown.

Coronavirus: China expands travel restrictions to more cities after 580 cases confirmed

In its effort to curtail the spread of a deadly new virus, Coronavirus, the Chinese government has expanded travel restrictions for two more cities, Huanggang, Ezhou after the Wuhan city was put in lockdown.

Flights delayed as intense cold grips north India

Many flights and trains were delayed on Thursday morning as intense cold wave gripped most parts of north India including Delhi.
Melee Kyari

NNPC seals $2.5 billion gas supply deal with NLNG

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has challenged shareholders of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) to work very quickly towards expanding the production capacity of the company beyond Train 7 to take advantage of developments in the global LNG market.

Bomb scare at Manchester airport

Bomb disposal officers carried out a controlled explosion on a suspicious package at Manchester Airport on Monday, police said, adding a man had been detained by officers at the scene.
Interswitch

e-Tickets: Nigerian, UK tech companies sign £56 million contract

Two technology companies, from Nigeria and the UK, have signed a £56 million agreement to provide card technology, which would allow commuters to travel with public transport without cash or a paper ticket.
Two passenger trains collided Tuesday morning in the Selby area, south of Johannesburg, leaving no fatalities but approximately 100 people injured.

Two South African passenger trains collide, about 100 injured

Two passenger trains collided Tuesday morning in the Selby area, south of Johannesburg, leaving no fatalities but approximately 100 people injured.

Noise from trains, planes, cars causes heart disease

Noise from trains, planes and cars has been linked to the development of heart disease, and researchers said on Monday that’s because it may disrupt the body on the cellular level in a way that increases the risk of common heart disease risk factors.

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Medical council validates four coronavirus test kits – registrar

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.