Tuesday, 7th February 2023
<To guardian.ng
Search

SocialDistancing

18 Oct 2021
The Saudi government has lifted social distancing measures, allowing full-capacity attendance at the Grand Mosque in the holy city of Mecca for the first time since the start of the pandemic. Follow DW for the latest.
17 Feb 2021
If clustering of people is a key channel in the spread of the coronavirus, social distancing, wearing of facemasks, constant hand washing, and sanitising are therefore important for its control. But in Nigeria, compliance remains a huge concern. So, why are Nigerians not bothered despite the risk of fines and imprisonment for not wearing a mask in public?⁣⁣⁣
19 Aug 2020
COVID-19 induced a sudden shift in the educational system, creating a move from the traditional classroom settings to the workable adaptation of online learning.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Though many parents and guardians are still skeptical about how the virtual learning system will affect the Nigerian education sector, especially as it will affect their wards, some are adapting to the new learning system.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣
14 Aug 2020
The announcement of the reopening of worship centres has been greeted with mixed reactions due to the continuous increase in the number of COVID-19 cases across Nigeria⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ While some worship centres have embraced the announcement, others have decided against reopening, looking to continue their virtual services.⁣ ⁣ So, will you be one of those worshipping at home or one of those doing so at a public place of worship?⁣ ⁣
18 Jul 2020
As countries all over the world continue to open establishments and businesses it is a known fact that things won’t be the same. ⁣Here are a few changes you could see at your favourite bars, nightclubs, and resorts as more businesses open.⁣⁣
20 May 2020
As the world continues to seek for a lasting solution to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, researchers in the US are affirming that the virus can be transmitted through the eyes and are now suggesting what their counterparts in China had earlier suggested; that protection from the virus should extend to wearing goggles or face shields, not just facemasks.⁣
16 May 2020
Today, in ‘Inside Stuff,’ multi-award-winning columnist and Executive Head of The Guardian's Editorial Board, Martins Oloja discuss what the Orasanye Report signifies and how it’s adaption might create more problems for the government. He takes a critical look at the problems in the service that the report did not address.⁣ ⁣⁣⁣
16 May 2020
Since the lifting of the coronavirus-induced lockdown of Lagos, Nigeria's most populous state is gradually getting back to life.⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣ GuardianTV had a chat with some of the metropolis' residents to know how they felt about the lockdown and the effect it had on their lives and businesses.⁣⁣⁣⁣
10 May 2020
Due to the global coronavirus pandemic, this year’s Ramadan is an unusual one for the Muslim community who are used to gathering together to pray and share meals as a community. Mosques around the world, including the holy sites in Mecca and Medina, have also been closed. These are a few of the reasons why this year's Ramadan is looking very different for adherents Islam around the world.⁣
19 Apr 2020
Here is why you should pick a copy of The Guardian on Monday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Monday.⁣
7 Apr 2020
The world is currently facing a coronavirus pandemic for which there is no cure and most countries have gone on lockdown, with some urging their citizens to practice social distancing as a way of curbing the virus' spread. But some individuals have been flouting the rules of the lockdown in their respective countries.⁣⁣ GuardianTV presents how nations have handled these transgressions.⁣⁣
27 Mar 2020
These were scenes from various parts of Lagos today, Friday 27 March, as Nigeria’s commercial capital and the state most hit by the coronavirus pandemic in Africa’s most populous nation, gradually slows down.⁣

Latest

1 hour ago
US oil company ExxonMobil recorded a net profit of $56 billion last year, beating its previous 2008 record. It benefitted from a surge in prices following the Russian invasion of Ukraine and a cost-cutting drive during the pandemic.
1 hour ago
Getting enough sleep is essential to good health, but millions of people struggle with it. As a result, many of us turn to calming music in the hopes that it will lull us to sleep.
1 hour ago
Australia will replace the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on its $5 banknote with a new design to reflect and honor the history of its Indigenous culture. King Charles III will feature on Australian coins, though.
1 hour ago
Women in low-income communities in India learn how to use energy efficiently. It’s a win-win for the climate as well as the household budget. For many it is the first time they understand the connection between fossil fuels and global warming.
4 hours ago
Scientists in Brazil are hopeful that a campaign to vaccinate endangered monkeys against yellow fever could save them from extinction. The last outbreak of the disease decimated the population of highly vulnerable golden lion tamarin monkeys.
4 hours ago
For months, European leaders have sought a united response to the US Inflation Reduction Act, or IRA. That plan, announced by the White House last year, favours American-made climate technology through subsidies and tax credits. But EU chiefs say the policy discriminates against Washington's closest partner, Europe.