UNIPORT orders compulsory use of face masks
The University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, has directed staff members, students and all visitors to wear face masks in the institution following threats of the Delta variant of coronavirus.
False warning of ‘dangers’ of face masks
Despite the best efforts of international organisations and governments, misinformation about Covid-19 continues to spread. A screenshot shared on WhatsApp in February 2021 claims to warn against the “dangers” of wearing a face mask and that certain foods can “cure” Covid-19. The same information was also posted on Facebook. Let’s revisit the facts. Face masks don’t lead to oxygen…
No, face masks don’t cause brain damage, pneumonia or organ failure
A graphic that has been viewed over 4 million times since it was posted on Facebook on 8 January 2021 claims that face masks worn to slow the spread of Covid-19 cause brain damage and bacterial pneumonia, and starve your body and its organs of oxygen. It includes a photo of a newspaper article with the headline “Masks Causing…
Kebbi trains 320 women on skills
Kebbi State Government has trained 320 women on different skills, including production of face masks and sanitisers.
Mobile Court sentences 33 for various offences, including not wearing face masks
A Mobile Court in Benin on Friday convicted 33 people for not wearing face masks, improper disposal of refuse and displaying wares in unauthorised places.
Masks block 99.9% of large Covid-linked droplets: study
Face masks reduce the risk of spreading large Covid-linked droplets when speaking or coughing by up to 99.9 percent, according to a lab experiment with mechanical mannequins and human subjects, researchers said Wednesday.
NCDC, experts differ on ending face masks, temperature checks
There seems no end yet for temperature checks and use of face masks as experts, yesterday, expressed diverse positions on when Nigerians should do away with the shield and the checks.
People Refusing To Wear Face Masks Made To Dig Graves For Coronavirus Victims
The coronavirus pandemic has caused a lot of damage across the globe and in a bid to curtail its spread, authorities have mandated the use of face masks. Defaulters who were caught not using face masks in Ngabetan in East Java province of Indonesia have been punished by being made to dig graves for coronavirus victims.…
Buhari orders compulsory use of face masks nationwide
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed state governments and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to enforce the use of face masks in public places across the country.
RCCG donates 20,000 face masks to Lagos
The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) has donated additional 20,000 medical face masks to the Lagos State government as part of its contribution to combat the spread of COVID-19