COVID-19: FG Extends Eased Lockdown By One Week

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has on Monday announced a one-month extension of phase three of the eased lockdow. The chairman of PTF, Boss Mustapha, announced this at the weekly briefing of the task force in Abuja. He said, “The PTF is improving on the International Travel Portal to minimise the challenges passengers keep […]

Covid-19: There Is No Lockdown Because The Government Is Considerate – Cleric Speaks

Nigerians have been advised to comply with protocol of Covid-19 pandemic to curb spread of its second wave.   The Deputy National Missioner of Nawair-ur-deen society of Nigeria, Sheikh Sheu Abdulmajeed who offered the advice in his Jumaat Service sermon at the society Central Mosque in Elegbata, Lagos said that the second wave is more […]

Breaking: UK PM Announces Fresh Lockdown

Nearly 56 million people in England will return to a full coronavirus lockdown, possibly until mid-February, to try to cut spiralling infection rates, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday. The measures, which include the closure of primary and secondary schools, will come into effect Wednesday, he said in a televised address, after Scotland announced […]

Lagos State Government Says All Public and Private Schools In Lagos State Remain Closed

The Lagos State Government has announced that all public and private schools below tertiary level in Lagos State remain closed indefinitely due to the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.   A statement issued by the Head of Public Affairs, Lagos State Ministry of Education, Mr. Kayode Abayomi says that the recent directive makes it […]

Anglican Bishop Begs FG To Not Impose Another Lockdown

Diocesan Bishop of Lagos, Anglican Communion, Rt. Rev. Humphrey Olumakaiye, has asked the Federal Government to not impose another lockdown amid fears of a potential second wave of the Coronavirus pandemic. He made the appeal in his New year message. Olumakaiye said, “As the second wave of the COVID-19 is spreading, we strongly advise the […]

Covid-19: See Why Another Lockdown Might Happen In Rivers State Soon

Following the second wave of Covid-19 as experienced in the nation, the residents of Rivers State will be the first to experience a major lockdown.   How did Gistongist know this?   The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has threatened to lock everywhere down without recourse to anybody.   According to reports, the Governor […]

Governor Sanwo-Olu Speaks On Covid-19

The Lagos State governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has affirmed that the best vaccine to stem down the second wave of Coronavirus in the country and Lagos in particular is by observing the preventive protocols.   Governor Sanwo-Olu represented by his Special Adviser on Central Business District, Mr. Gbenga Oyerinde made the affirmation at the 30th […]

UK Set For Fresh Lockdown

Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday announced a new four-week coronavirus lockdown across England, a dramatic shift in strategy following warnings hospitals would become overwhelmed within weeks under his current system of localised restrictions. Under the stringent new rules set to come into force from Thursday, people must stay at home except in cases where […]

Covid-19 Heat: France Raises Danger Alert

Reports says the French government has raised Covid-19 alert to Maximum in Paris following a period of high infection rates.   The City’s Police Chief, Mr. Didier Lallement in a news briefing, said bars, gyms and swimming pools will be closed for two weeks in a bid to curb the virus, but restaurants will remain […]