The Philippine capital Manila returned to lockdown Friday as authorities sought to slow the spread of the hyper-contagious Delta variant and ease pressure on hospitals while trying to avoid crushing economic activity.
Condom sales have soared as COVID-19 restrictions begin to ease worldwide, according to a UK-based pharmaceutical giant. Reckitt Benckiser on Wednesday said its Durex brand of condoms, lubricants, and sex toys notched a “double-digit” increase in sales in the first quarter compared to a year ago as lockdowns eased in key markets. Demand for the…
Rita Ora's team offered a restaurant £5,000 to break lockdown rules for her 30th birthday, according to police in a new report by BBC. The pop star's security team also asked for CCTV cameras to be turned off during the party at Casa Cruz, in Notting Hill, on 28 November, amid the second virus lockdown.…
The French government admitted on Wednesday that current restrictions designed to contain the spread of coronavirus were not enough, raising the prospect of a third nationwide lockdown.
The Federal Government on Thursday urged Nigerians to disregard the news circulating on the social media that it was contemplating another lockdown.
3 Dec 2020
Greece said Thursday it will extend a coronavirus lockdown by a week to December 14, citing persistently high infection rates.
10 Nov 2020
Collins Dictionary on Tuesday announced that "lockdown" is its Word of The Year in 2020 following a dramatic increase in usage during the spread of Covid-19. Lexicographers said they picked the word because it had become synonymous with the experience of populations across the world as governments look to curb the coronavirus pandemic. "It is…
6 Sep 2020
Over 150 hand-washing stations have been provided to high-risk areas across the country, to support the government’s effort at curbing the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The gesture, courtesy of Procter & Gamble (P&G), is the second phase of its “Protect Our Heroes” mission – the company’s Force for Good programme to support the government’s efforts at curbing…
22 Aug 2020
Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) at the Durumi Camp in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have explained they sell foodstuffs donated to them to pay for hospital bills
19 Aug 2020
Despite the spending pattern of Nigerians, experts have said financial technology (Fintech) will improve the savings culture of citizens.
19 Aug 2020
The groundswell of direct aviation job losses this month climbed to 149,400 in Nigeria, following the prolonged lockdown of the international airspace.