Coronavirus may have caused cinema closures and production shutdowns, but it doesn’t mean we can’t have news about upcoming projects trickling in every now and then. After Charles Okpaleke announced that the femme fatale horror classic Nneka the Pretty Serpent will be getting a remake, and had auditions in key states to find a fresh face to play the titular Nneka, we have also gotten confirmation that Seven director Tosin Igho will be helming Pretty Serpent
Tosin Igho won an AMVCA for Seven this year, and has been involved in mini projects that includes television. We are excited that things are shaping up despite the outbreak of coronavirus, and you can trust that we will bring you more news regarding the project
FG to decontaminate 123 aircrafts and 13 airports
The federal government has announced its plan to decontaminate 125 aircraft and 13 airports as part of measures to curb the spread of coronavirus. Minister of Environment, Muhammad Mahmood disclosed this at the daily briefing by members of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 on Wednesday.
NCDC says emergency phase for Lassa fever is over
The emergency phase of the 2020 Lassa fever outbreak has been declared over by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The announcement was made following a successive decline in cases below the emergency threshold, and an epidemiological review carried out by it (NCDC) and the World Health Organisation (WHO).
49 coronavirus patients discharged in Lagos
*️⃣49 #COVID19Lagos patients; 28 females & 21 males including a foreign national – a greek ?? were today discharged from our Isolation facilities at Yaba & Onikan to reunite with the society@jidesanwoolu@NigeriaGov@followlasg@WHONigeria pic.twitter.com/PneSF3hGX9
— LSMOH (@LSMOH) April 29, 2020
Ebonyi records second coronavirus case
Ebonyi state has recorded its second case of Coronavirus as confirmed by the State Commissioner for Health, Umezurike Daniel. Daniel who made the announcement on Wednesday April 29, said the 27-year-old man had just returned to the state from Asaba, the Delta state capital with his seven months pregnant wife.