Nigerian Government Moves To Reduce Youth Movement Out Of Nigeria, Sets Up Committee

The Nigerian Government has commenced the process to fast-track the operationalisation of the presidential deliverables to strengthen internal security.Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has set up a Task Force for the assignment, Daily Post reports. A statement issued by the Director of Press, Blessing Lere-Adam, said the Permanent Secretary, Shuaib Belgore inaugurated the committee. Umaru…Continue Reading

UK government negotiating with AstraZeneca to secure South African variant vaccine

The UK government has begun negotiations with AstraZeneca to secure a “variant vaccine” that can tackle the South African variant, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said.Also known as the Beta variant and the B.1.351 variant, a study published in March found two doses of the current AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine only had a 10.4% efficacy against…Continue Reading

Government backtracks on local lockdowns after travel confusion

The government has backtracked on its advice for people in several local areas worst hit by the Indian variant to not travel following widespread confusion.There was concern local lockdowns were being imposed “by stealth” after the government’s website changed its COVID guidance over the last few days for eight councils without announcing it, saying people…Continue Reading

CNR: How a well-meaning U.S. government database fuels dangerous vaccine misinformation

On April 30, 2021, the website Natural News — which NewsGuard has rated Red, meaning generally unreliable — published a story reporting the death of a 2-year-old who in late February had received the second dose of a Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine during the companies’ clinical trials for children. The only problem? Children under 5 did…Continue Reading

Government of Canada investing in safety at the Thunder Bay International Airport

From traveling to medical appointments, getting goods to market, distributing PPE and medical supplies, or delivering vaccines, Canadians rely on safe and well-maintained local airports to support vibrant communities. May 18, 2021            Thunder Bay, Ontario            Transport Canada From traveling to medical appointments, getting goods to market, distributing PPE and medical supplies, or delivering vaccines, Canadians…Continue Reading

CNR: British government to consider independent regulator for football

The creation of an independent regulator is on the agenda for a British government review of football which will also look into whether the much criticised Owner’s and Director’s Test is fit for purpose.The review, which will be led by Member of Parliament and former sports minister Tracy Crouch, has been brought forward following the…Continue Reading

Morrison government has ‘completely pushed away responsibility’ for quarantine

Labor MP Peter Khalil says there has been a “complete pushing away of responsibility” by the Morrison government on quarantine and these failures have led to the harsh travel ban on Australians returning from India. “Why aren’t we repatriating our people, our Australian citizen, like the US, the UK and many other counties have done,…Continue Reading

Latest from Government on Ireland’s travel rules and the inter-county ban

Invalid EmailSomething went wrong, please try again later.When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Your information will be used in accordance with ourPrivacy Notice.Ahead of an expected Government announcement next Thursday, the entire country has a number of questions about what the summer will look like. One…Continue Reading

BCCI gets ‘government assurances’ to provide Pakistan visas for T20 World Cup

News”However, whether the fans can travel across the border to watch matches is still not clear”Pakistan have not toured India for a bilateral series since 2012  Getty ImagesPakistan’s cricket players will get visas to compete in the upcoming T20 World Cup in India this October, the BCCI’s apex council has been told by the board…Continue Reading

Government encourages use of community testing centres and mobile specimen collection stations for testing

Government encourages use of community testing centres and mobile specimen collection stations for testing ******************************************************************************************      ​The Government has been refining its anti-epidemic strategies in accordance with the development of the epidemic, including conducting large-scale COVID-19 testing for groups of different risks under the three key principles of “compulsory testing on a mandatory basis,…Continue Reading