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Can Europe, US & South America learn from South Africa’s Ministry of Health response to first and second Covid-19 waves?

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Afe Babalola calls for a strong legal framework for tourism in Nigeria

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OPEN LETTER | RE: APPROVAL OF BODY-WORN CAMERAS FOR OFFICERS OF LAW ENFORCMENT AGENCIES IN LAGOS STATE

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By Wale-Ojo Lanre While leaders in the United States and Brazil rejected scientific and medical advice, and chose to embrace conspiracy theories, South Africa’s Ministry of Health immediately adopted a science and fact-based approach to fighting Covid-19. The Ministry fought the virus, not the science. Since the first coronavirus case was reported in South Africa …

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A legal legend and founder, Afe Babalola University Ado Ekiti, ABUAD, Aare Afe Babalola, SAN, has called for the drafting of a robust and strong legal framework for the enhancement of the tourism sector in Nigeria. Aare Afe Babalola made this call while receiving the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor of Ekiti _ State on …

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  The Nigerian Diaspora Direct Investment Summit (NDDIS) in London has announced its next ‘face to face’ summit with the theme: “Computer Village” & Information Communication Technology (ICT) Summit. At an online Press conference, the founder of NDDIS, Otunba Bimbo Roberts Folayan announced that NDDIS had entered into collaboration with the ‘Computer Village – Market …

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OPEN LETTER KAYODE AJULO & CO. CASTLE OF LAW BARRISTERS / SOLICITORS/ CONSULTANTS/ ARBITRATORS/ NOTARIES BN 2028223 KACCL/LET/AS/04/01 1st April, 2021 H.E Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, The Executive Governor of Lagos State, Lagos State. Your Excellency, RE: APPROVAL OF BODY-WORN CAMERAS FOR OFFICERS OF LAW ENFORCMENT AGENCIES IN LAGOS STATE IMPERATIVE OF A LEGAL AND REGULATROY …

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President Joe Biden stumbled multiple times then fell to his knees as he climbed the steps of Air Force One on Friday in the latest of a string of incidents which raise concerns over his health.   Biden, 78, was boarding the aircraft at Joint Base Andrews just before noon for a flight to Atlanta …

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COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF THE MEETING OF THE GOVERNORS’ FORUM WITH THE LEADERSHIP OF MIYETTI-ALLAH CATTLE BREEDERS ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA (MACBAN) AND THE HEADS OF SECURITY AGENCIES ON EMERGING SECURITY CHALLENGES IN THE SOUTH-WEST GEO-POLITICAL ZONE, HELD AT THE INTERNATIONAL CULTURE AND EVENT CENTRE (DOME), AKURE, ONDO STATE ON MONDAY, 25TH JANUARY, 2021. …

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Full list of countries on the UK’s new quarantine ‘red list’  The UK government has published a full list of countries A new ‘red-list’ of high risk countries has been laid out by Downing Street, in a bid to keep mutant strains of coronavirus at bay. UK nationals and residents returning from these destinations will …

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Lagos-Ibadan rail By Fadairo Olufemi I took the lagos-ibadan train ride on the second day after it was officially opened for commercial business. It was a wonderful experience. I know many people would write about the train as more people get to use it, so i would only focus on salient points that people may …

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Chinese President Xi Jinping   The Chinese government has temporarily suspended entry into China by Nigerians and other nationals in Nigeria holding valid Chinese visas or residence permits. This new order is due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Embassy of China and Consulate in Nigeria announced this in a public notice on Thursday, adding that …

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In a bid to reduce social contact, the government has ordered that households do not leave or go outside of their homes except for specific purposes. It also means that certain businesses will be forced to close as officials desperately try to slow the spread of infections. The general public, employers and employees across England …

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Nigeria’s airports have re-opened to some international airlines.   Nigeria started welcoming back international airlines on the weekend. After six months of banning international flights, Nigeria re-opened both Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport in Abuja and Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos on Saturday. Already, airlines are lining up to fly back into the country. “We …

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Nigeria’s  Akinwumi Adesina has been re-elected as the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), for another five-year term. The re-election took place electronically during AfDBs’ 2020 Annual Meeting. It was reported Mr. Adesina  disclosed his intentions to run as the multilateral bank’s President for a second time yesterday. Mr. Adesina stressed the need for unity …

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The Federal Government has rescheduled the resumption of international flights earlier slated for August 29 to September 5. The postponement of international flights was announced on Thursday by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA). It would be recalled that the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, announced that international flights will resume operation on August 29. The …

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Following the Federal Government’s plans for international airlines to resume operations in the country by August 29 2020, British Airways and a few international airlines have disclosed dates for resumption of operation. While Ethiopian Airlines and Angola Airlines will resume operations on August 29, the British Airways, Air France, KLM Airlines and African World Airways will …

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The Nigerian government has announced that international flights will resume on August 29. It also announced the procedures that would be followed for the resumption. The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, announced the new dates for resumption of flights at the bi-weekly Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 briefing on Monday. He said the flight operations would …

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