FG To Announce Next Phase Lockdown On Tuesday -SGF

The Federal Government is expected to announce the next phase of eased lockdown in the country on Tuesday. Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, made this known on Monday. He disclosed this after the task force met with the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), at the Presidential Villa. Bashir Ahmad, Personal Assistant on New Media to Buhari, tweeted, “Today is the last day of Nigeria’s phase II of the eased lockdown, members of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19…

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Burna Boy wins BET Best International Act Award 2020

Nigerian music star, Burna Boy, has won the 2020 BET Award for Best International Act. The 2020 BET Awards was held virtually at L.A. Live, Los Angeles, U.S. in the early hours of Monday. American comedian, Amanda Seales, hosted the awards. It was held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and was simulcasted via CBS. Burna Boy, who was nominated alongside Rema in the same category, beat the likes of Innoss’B (DR Congo), Sho Madjozi (South Africa), Stormzy (United Kingdom), Dave (United Kingdom), Ninho (France) and S.Pri Noir (France) to claim the…

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‘No entry for Nigerians, Americans into Europe’ -EU

Nigeria has been excluded from the list of countries whose travellers could be received into Europe when the borders reopen on July 1. Schengenvisainfo.com reported that the European Union Commission released a list of 54 countries that qualified for travels into Europe as the union opens its borders that were shut to contain the spread of COVID-19. The commission said that citizens of Brazil, Qatar, the US and Russia would only be able to enter Europe at a later date when the epidemiological situation in these countries improves. The countries from…

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