Tag: COVID-19

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Op-ed EditorMay 4, 2020

Do you live in Rivers? Gov. Wike’s giveaway should interest you | The #YNaijaCover

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers has announced a reward of 100,000 naira for any whistleblower that gives information on any ...

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Chinedu OkaforMay 2, 2020

It’s a long battle but an African remedy may just be the solution to COVID-19

The Coronavirus pandemic which has prompted a swift halt of economic activities all around the world, and also caused entire ...

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Ado AminuApril 30, 2020

Why are Nigerians protesting the NCDC bill? Take a look for yourself

If no-holds-barred criticism is what makes a great government, the Federal Republic of Nigeria may very well lead in global ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 27, 2020

COVID-19 : If you’re in search of a recipe for disaster, Kano’s reliance on ‘verbal autopsies’ is one

First question: why the fuss? We get surprised easily and forget that we are still in a country where there ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 25, 2020

As COVID-19 stretches health facilities in Africa, End Malaria awareness is now more urgent than ever

Since the Abuja 2000 Political Declaration on Roll Back Malaria, global efforts have dramatically reduced the global malaria burden. Unprecedented ...

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Ado AminuApril 24, 2020

The recklessness that led to Plateau State’s index coronavirus case

Daily updates on newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 across the country have become as much a part of our lives ...

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Chinedu OkaforApril 23, 2020

There may be many reasons to scapegoat the NCDC, Kano is not one of them

It’s easy to get caught up in the uniformity of conventional activities that make up our daily lives, so much ...

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Ado AminuApril 21, 2020

#OilPrice: Here’s how the crash concerns us unless we plan to drink our oil anytime soon

2020 is in a race with itself to shock us more and more each day, and it is winning. Shock ...

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Nelson C.JApril 14, 2020

#PayUsWithBVN is trending, will the FG listen or allow hoodlums consume us all?

Since the first major case of the novel coronavirus was confirmed in Lagos; critics, interest groups and Nigerians in general ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 10, 2020

It is finished! The Health Minister doesn’t think front line health workers are doing anything special

This period has brought with it interesting times and the owners of circuses; indeed. What’s today’s story? Nigeria’s Health Minister, ...

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Nelson C.JApril 6, 2020

‘Congratulations Sir,’ is trending on Twitter and this is what it’s about

In the late hours of Sunday, Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state, announced through his official Twitter handle that he tested negative ...

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Culture Intelligence from REDApril 6, 2020

COVID-19 is a crisis like no other, these are 10 effects the pandemic will have on Nigeria

By Isime Esene and Ifedayo Adeleye After it was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organisation in January, ...

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Culture Intelligence from REDApril 6, 2020

COVID-19 is a crisis like no other, these are 10 effects the pandemic will have on Nigeria

After it was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organisation in January, Coronavirus (widely known as COVID-19) has ...

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Bernard DayoApril 3, 2020

This Lagos ”breaking news” is the kind that will excite you | The @YNaija Cover –

The Lagos state government has announced the discharge of four Coronavirus patients. Meanwhile, 18 patients had earlier been discharged, after ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 2, 2020

Akwa Ibom mistook COVID-19 results for number of votes? | The #YNaija Cover

The headquarters of Nollywood may be moving to Uyo in the next few days if the action of the state ...

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Nelson C.JApril 2, 2020

Here’s what’s up in the Ada Ada vs. Durosoke battle on Twitter

Amidst the newly discovered cases of Coronavirus in Lagos and Akwa Ibom, Nigerians are taking a recess to argue about ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 1, 2020

Get in here if you want to know why Osun is on the COVID-19 map

As Nigeria confirms more cases of the coronavirus disease – COVID-19 – there are states bracing up for record cases. ...

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Nelson C.JApril 1, 2020

COVID19: What is April Fool’s Day in times of scourge?

To successfully carry out an April Fool’s prank, you need a trick, a joke, or a gigantic, well-crafted lie that ...

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Ado AminuMarch 31, 2020

COVID-19: The cure is almost here, but it’s not your kitchen herb

Nigerian Twitter is divided on how to approach the advice from the Ooni of Ife on how to get through ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 31, 2020

COVID19: It’s Day 1 of the first ever #Lockdown and here are our burning concerns

Nigeria’s commercial capital, Lagos, is among 3 cities in the country currently on total lockdown. The measure which has become ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 30, 2020

COVID-19: ‘Corona times deserve colonial measures’ | The #YNaijaCover

If you don’t know we are in interesting times, you probably may have been in a cave for the last ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 27, 2020

On top COVID-19, the U.S. is ‘threatening’ the Nigerian health sector | The #YNaijaCover

To combat the COVID-19 crisis in the U,S., the American government has advised medical professionals with approved immigration petition to ...

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Nelson C.JMarch 27, 2020

It’s 27th! TB Joshua’s prophecy is set to come to pass

It’s finally the 27th, same day for the prophesied end of the ‘horrific, sleep-snatching’ COVID-19 pandemic. The Twitter-verse is waiting, ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 26, 2020

COVID-19: It’s not 27th March yet and there’s already goodnews? | The #YNaijaCover

To panic is human, yet what is even more so is to hope. Hope is the intoxicating chemical that successfully ...

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Op-ed EditorMarch 26, 2020

COVID-19: Cases may be rising but Lagos is offering us wholesale hope amidst this scourge

To panic is human, yet what is even more so is to hope. Hope is the intoxicating chemical that successfully ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 25, 2020

Do we have a new President or what’s up with this new memo? | The #YNaijaCover

It’s exactly one month today since the index case of the novel Coronavirus(COVID-19) came into the country, signalling what would ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 25, 2020

Will #LetsFightCovid19 change the ‘only me’ mindset of the average Nigerian?

If you considered the adverse reactions of Nigerians in the South to the killings in Northern Nigeria as well as ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 23, 2020

COVID-19: Oh FG! Is this not the way out? | The #YNaijaCover

The scare and panic over the raging Coronavirus has reached alarming heights in Nigeria. After we went to bed on ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 23, 2020

Here’s what #LockdownNow holds for all of us

The latest COVID-19 updates will scare you more than you can’t panic. As much as not everyone acknowledges the existence ...

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Chinedu OkaforMarch 23, 2020

UltimateLoveNG: The Covid-19 scare finds its way into the Love Pad

Whether the Love Guests are aware of it or not, the Covid-19 virus has spread it’s tentacles into the Love ...

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