Breaking: Thomas Tuchel test positive for COVID-19, to miss FA Cup clash vs Plymouth

February 5, 2022 Football.London 0

Chelsea head coach Thomas Tuchel has tested positive for Covid-19 and will not be in the dugout for this afternoon’s FA Cup fourth-round tie against Plymouth Argyle. The German – who undertook his pre-match duties yesterday and oversaw first-team training – has entered self-isolation and will be absent for the clash at Stamford Bridge. There are now doubts as to Read More

More jitters as Lassa fever ‘returns’ amidst rising Covid-19 Omicron cases

January 7, 2022 BENJAMIN SAMSON 0

…Lassa fever killed 92 Nigerians in 2021- Report …Prepare for fresh, deadlier outbreaks, NMA warns …No coordinated effort to reduce casualties – Expert …Nigeria currently experiencing fourth wave – NCDC Nigeria is currently witnessing a resurgence of Lassa fever amidst the fourth wave of Covid-19 pandemic occasioned by the Omicron variants. BENJAMIN SAMSON in this report examines the current outbreak. Read More

Breaking: Arsenal ‘s Mikel Arteta tests positive for COVID-19, to miss Manchester City New Year day Premier League clash

December 29, 2021 Sportsmail 0

Mikel Arteta will miss Arsenal’s New Year’s Day clash with Manchester City after testing positive for Covid, nearly two years on from first contracting the virus.  The Spaniard previously tested positive in March 2020, shortly before English football was shutdown as the country tried to get a grip of the pandemic. And Arsenal have confirmed that the manager will not be on the touchline Read More

Tottenham out of Europe after UEFA award Rennes victory

December 20, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Tottenham Hotspur’s European campaign for this season is over after UEFA awarded Rennes a 3-0 victory in their final Europa Conference League group match on Monday.Spurs were unable to fulfil the December 9 fixture due to a swathe of Covid-19 cases in the squad. No agreement could then be reached between the clubs for a rearranged date before the deadline Read More

[Breaking] Omicron: UK bows, removes Nigeria from red list

December 14, 2021 BBC 0

The government has said that all 11 countries will be removed from the UK’s travel red list from 4am on Wednesday. Angola, Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe are on the list. The red list was reintroduced in late November as a precaution after the emergence of the Omicron variant. But Health Secretary Sajid Read More

Breaking: Despite taking double vaccine doses, South Africa’s President, Cyril Ramaphosa, tests positive for COVID-19

December 12, 2021 CNN 0

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is receiving treatment for mild Covid-19 symptoms after testing positive on Sunday, the office of the presidency said in a statement.He has delegated all responsibilities to Deputy President David Mabuza for the next week. Ramaphosa “started feeling unwell after leaving the State Memorial Service in honor of former Deputy President FW de Klerk in Cape Town earlier today,” Read More

Buni flags off mass vaccination campaign in Yobe

December 11, 2021 Editor 0

Yobe state Governor Mai Mala Buni, Friday, flagged off mass vaccination campaign against coronavirus infection. The event took place in Damaturu, the state capital. Represented by his deputy Idi Barde Gubana who is the state chairman committee on prevention and control of covid-19, the governor said the event was part of the National bold steps taken by the federal government Read More

Breaking: Confusion as British airways fly in, out of Nigeria

December 6, 2021 Editor 0

There are indications that British Airways on Monday operated inbound and outbound flights out of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos. The British carrier flew into Lagos with flight number – BA075 from London, Heathrow, MMIA officials revealed. The eyewitness disclosed that the flight landed at the runways of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport at exactly 04.55 am. Details Read More

Breaking: Nigeria records first Omicron COVID-19 variant

December 1, 2021 Editor 0

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, (NCDC) has eventually confirmed the first case of Omicron COVID-19 variant in Nigeria. This was disclosed in a press statement by the Director-General of the NCDC, Dr Ifedayo Adetifa on Wednesday morning. The centre had two days ago denied any record of the variant in Nigeria. Details loading…

WHO calls latest COVID-19 variant ‘Omicron’

November 27, 2021 Editor 0

The latest COVID-19 variant identified in South Africa has been given the Greek name ‘Omicron’, and labeled as a variant of concern by UN health agency experts due to its large number of mutations and possible faster rate of infection.  According to the UN World Health Organization (WHO), preliminary evidence also suggests an increased risk of reinfection with this variant of concern, Read More