Covid-19: Adherence to preventive tips, still key path to follow – Experts
By TVC News Nigeria
02 April 2020 | 12:50 pm
Nigeria, to a large extent, does not have ventilators if the situation gets critical. Coronavirus is a very dangerous disease and we have to take it seriously. The Coronavirus comes in wave, and it will be difficult to manage if self isolation is not enforced.
The BioNTech/Pfizer vaccine for 5 to 11 year olds could be approved in the US as early as October. Meanwhile, Australia plans to stop paying workers affected by lockdowns. Follow DW for the latest.
The US COVID death toll has continued to sharply rise, despite the widespread availability of vaccines. Meanwhile, the mayor of Rio de Janeiro has said unvaccinated travelers are not welcome. Follow DW for the latest.
Heavily armed gangs have been stepping up raids on schools and villages in northwestern Nigeria, often taking hostages for ransom.
US pharmaceutical company Merck is looking to get its COVID-19 pill cleared for emergency use. Meanwhile, people in Germany will have to start paying for rapid coronavirus tests that used to be free. DW has the latest.
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One year after #EndSARS protests rocked Nigeria, police have warned against a repeat to mark the anniversary. The largest protest in Nigeria's history ended after the army reportedly killed at least 12 demonstrators.
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Nigerian protesters Legend, Solomon and Samuel were all injured on the night of October 20, 2020 - a night they "can never forget" - when the Nigerian army used live ammunition to disperse a peaceful demonstration at the Lekki tollgate in Lagos. Between anger, deception, and hope, the 'Soro Soke' ('Speak Up' in Yoruba) demonstrators still want their voices to be heard a year later.
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One year after security forces violently suppressed mass protests against police brutality and bad governance, Nigeria's continued to demand better policing and governance for its leaders. Under heavy police watch, dozens of protesters rallied in a procession of cars waving green and white national flags from windows at the Lekki tollgate in Lagos, the site of the crackdown on last year’s #EndSARS demonstrations while the big question persists, what has changed?
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Eti-Inyene Godwin Akpan, a photojournalist during the last #ENDSARS Protest talks about his protest story and his encounter with the Department of State Services, Nigeria.
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Under Section 40 of the Nigerian Constitution, every person is entitled to assemble freely and associate with other persons. On 20 October 2021, some Nigerians will be doing exactly that in commemoration of the anniversary of the violent crackdown on peaceful #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki tollgate.