President of the United State Of American, Joe Biden has restored the Donald Trump era as he bans South Africa from entering the US over its virus variant.
Non-US Visitors from Brazil and most European countries including the UK and Ireland were also banned.
The imposed travel ban was enacted following the first recorded case of the virus in US soil from a resident at Minnesota after he returned from Brazil.
“This case marks the first documented instance of the Brazil P.1 variant in the United States,” said the Minnesota Department of Health on Monday.
Confirming the restriction on foreign travellers, White House Press Secretary, Jen Psaki on Monday said;
“On the advice of our administration’s medical and Covid team, President Biden has decided to maintain the restrictions previously in place for the European Schengen Area, the United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, and Brazil,”
“With the pandemic worsening and more contagious variants spreading, this isn’t the time to be lifting restrictions on international travel. And in light of the contagious variant, B1351, South Africa has been added to the restricted list.”
The electricity supply into the home of former President Shehu Shagari has been disconnected by the Kaduna Electric Distribution company over unpaid bills estimated to be over N6million.
The house was later reconnected same day (January 20) following intervention of a surety who promised to foot the bill.
Occupants of the house located on Sama Road in Sokoto include Shagari’s widows and relatives.
KAEDCO spokesman Abdulaziz Abdullahi told QED that, “The bill has not been paid since the former president died on December 28, 2018 at the age of 93.
“The company has given enough grace for them to settle the bills before the disconnection.”
A family source disclosed that prior to Shagari’s death; the state government...
Former Aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has reacted to the burning down of popular activist Sunday Igboho’s house by suspected arsonists
Kemi Filani News recalls that popular activist, Sunday Igboho’s house was razed by fire at the wee hours of Tuesday.
In his reaction, the PDP chieftain said the act proved cowardice and those behind the act were running scared. According to him, the act would only incite war, conflict, bloodshed & carnage.
Read the post below;
"Burning Igboho's house at 3.00 a.m. in the morning only proves that you are nothing but cowards & that you are running scared. I pray you do not get what you are looking for. War, conflict, bloodshed & carnage are best avoided. Let your madness stop here...
The Inspector-General of Police, Adamu Mohammed, has claimed youths who took part in the #EndSARS protest, want to join the Nigeria Police Force.
The #EndSARS protest which happened in October 2020, saw Nigerians take to the streets across the country to demand an end to police brutality and bad governance.
Mohammed, speaking on Channels Television’s Newsnight on Monday, said the same youths have shown interest in joining the Force.
He said, “The youths who participated in the #EndSARS and the rest of them, many of them want to join the police.
“Many of them will come and say, ‘Please, we want to join the police,’ because the service the police provide is a service of God.”