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COVID-19: Lagos warns you may be fined between N20,000 and N500,000 if you violate COVID-19 guidelines in Lagos.

In other to ensure compliance with COVID-19 measures to curb the spread of the virus, the Lagos State Government has warned residents against flouting the guidelines in place ahead of crossover services on Thursday, December 31, 2020.

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Lagos warns you may be fined between N20,000 and N500,000 if you violate COVID-19 guidelines in Lagos

Lagos warns against crossover services, says defaulters will be fined N500,000

In other to ensure compliance with COVID-19 measures to curb the spread of the virus, the Lagos State Government has warned residents against flouting the guidelines in place ahead of crossover services on Thursday, December 31, 2020.
The state government announced that residents, who violate the 12 am to 4 am curfew imposed by the Federal Government and other protocols would be fined up to N500,000 when caught.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Gbenga Omotoso while disclosing this in an interview with Punch also urged churches to avoid physical crossover services and large gatherings.

Omotoso said, “If you flout any of these rules, you can be fined. You will be taken to court and the magistrate will decide on the sanction. The fine can be between N20,000 and N500,000. It depends on the magistrate’s discretion.

“You most understand it is not just about punishing people. People are being advised to take responsibility. The regulations were rolled out as an advisory and people have been obeying while people who have disobeyed have faced the consequences.”
Omotoso however, expressed optimism that religious leaders in the state would comply with the state government directive on crossover services.

He said, “With what we have been seeing, I don’t think churches will flout the protocols. CAN (Christian Association of Nigeria) is in agreement with the government. COVID cases are going up and everybody is worried. Some of the giant churches have also announced that they won’t be holding physical crossover services.

“The Lagos State Government has also told them that there is a curfew by midnight to 4 am imposed by the Federal Government. Many of the churches have been adjusting their programmes. Churches are well-organised and we believe they will comply.”

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Quick Home Remedies To Get Rid of Sore Throat

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Sore throats are among one of the most common health ailments. It refers to pain, itchiness, or irritation of the throat. Throat pain is the primary symptom of a sore throat. It might deteriorate when you attempt to swallow, and you might experience issues gulping food and fluids.

Sore throats may be caused by common cold, viral infections and bacterial infections.

Regardless of whether a sore throat isn’t serious enough for a trip to the doctor, it’s still painful and may and may keep you from getting a decent night’s rest. Luckily, various natural quick  sore throat remedies can be used at home to help soothe sore throat pain and other symptoms, here are some;

1. Honey

Honey has been found to be more considerably more effective at taming nighttime coughs than common cough suppressants. It likewise shows that honey is an effective wound healer, which implies it may help speed healing for sore throats. Honey mixed in tea or taken on its own is a common household remedy for a sore throat.

2. Salt water

Gargling with warm salt water can help soothe a sore throat and break down secretions. It’s additionally known to assist with killing microbes in the throat. Make a saltwater solution with a half-teaspoon of salt in a full glass of warm water. Gargle it to help reduce swelling and keep the throat clean. This should be done every three hours or so.

3. Hot Sauce

It might sound peculiar to utilize hot sauce to mitigate a sore throat, however this has really been demonstrated to give alleviation to sore throats. Hot sauce is produced using peppers that are high in capsaicin, which can be utilized to battle irritation and give relief from discomfort. In this way, while it might burn from the outset, putting a couple of drops of hot sauce into a warm glass of water to swish may simply be the right solution for your sore throat.

4. Lozenges

Suck on lozenges or cough drops to keep the throat moist. Some brands have topical anesthetics, which will ease throat pain at least temporarily and last longer than sprays.
Lozenges with menthol also can feel refreshing and ease sore throat symptoms.

5. Peppermint

Peppermint is known for its ability to freshen breath. Diluted peppermint oil sprays may also relieve sore throats. Peppermint contains menthol, which helps thin mucus and calm sore throats and coughs. Peppermint also has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and antiviral properties, which may encourage healing.
Never use essential oils without mixing them with a carrier oil such as olive oil, sweet almond oil, or softened coconut oil. For peppermint oil, mix five drops of the essential oil with one ounce of the carrier oil of your choice. Never ingest essential oils.

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Let’s Vaccinate The World Against Hunger – Akinwumi Adesina

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Akinwumi Adesina

President of African Development Bank Akinwumi Adesina laid emphasis on the need to eradicate hunger, adding that hunger kills faster than The dreaded Covid 19 pandemic.

The AFDB president took his Twitter and to urge the world to take seriously the hunger that as ravaging some part of the world especially africa.

“For millions of poor people around the world, the risk of dying from hunger is greater than dying from COVID-19.” He wrote

He also called world leaders in another tweet to Join in the figth against hunger.

Let’s vaccinate the world against hunger @POTUS @JoeBiden @KamalaHarris @antonioguterres @EmmanuelMacron @BorisJohnson @FAODG @IFADPresident @WFPChief @WorldFoodPrize @SUN_Movement @DrTedros @AminaJMohammed

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Edo State Governor, Obaseki And Others Receive First Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

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Edo State Governor, Obaseki And Others Receive First Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, his wife and others have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine during a flag-off ceremony in the government house, GRA, Benin City, Monday, March 15, 2021.
Edo State Governor, Obaseki And Others Receive First Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine Edo State Governor, Obaseki And Others Receive First Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine Edo State Governor, Obaseki And Others Receive First Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

Others who received the vaccination include: Edi state deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu and his wife, Maryann, secretary to the state government, Osarodion Ogie Esq. among others.

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