Villa boss Gerrard tests positive for Covid-19

Aston Villa head coach Steven Gerrard will miss the club’s next two Premier League games after testing positive for Covid-19, the club announced on Saturday. “Aston Villa can confirm Head…

Liverpool shrug off Covid outbreak to beat Newcastle

Liverpool shrugged off a coronavirus outbreak to keep their Premier League title challenge on track with a 3-1 win over Newcastle that was lit up by Trent Alexander-Arnold’s wonder goal.…

Omicron: Why UK removed Nigeria from travel red list – High commissioner

The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, has explained that the United Kingdom removed Nigeria from its travel red list based on “scientific and public health data”. She stated…

Omicron: NCAA lists new boarding rules, airlines risk ban

The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority says international airlines will be made to pay $3500 fine on each passenger flown into the country not complying with the Federal Government’s Revised COVID-19…

Omicron variant ‘almost certainly’ not more severe than Delta, Fauci says

Top US scientist Anthony Fauci said Tuesday early indications suggested the Covid-19 Omicron variant was not worse than prior strains and was possibly milder while cautioning it would take weeks…

Omicron: Moghalu calls on Africans to reciprocate ban on Western countries

A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Kingsley Moghalu has called on Nigeria and other African countries to reciprocate bans on Western countries over the…

Omicron variant: FG reviews international travel protocol

The federal government of Nigeria has reviewed its international travel protocol to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 Omicron variants The Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19 directed that passengers…

Canada bans travellers from Egypt, Nigeria and Malawi over Omicron fears

Canada on Tuesday banned travellers from Egypt, Nigeria and Malawi over fears of the spread of the new Omicron coronavirus variant, bringing to 10 the number of African countries targeted…