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Nigeria eyes diplomacy to resolve Omicron travel restrictions

Reading Time: < 1 minutes ABUJA, Dec 13 (Reuters) – Nigeria is taking diplomatic steps to try to reverse travel bans placed on it by some countries that have added the West African state to their COVID-19 “red lists”, Aviation Minister, Hadi Sirika, said on Monday. Sirika on Sunday said he had recommended that Argentina, Britain, Canada and Saudi Arabia Read More…

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COVID-19: Two travellers from Nigeria, first Omicron cases in Canada

Reading Time: 2 minutes There are two confirmed cases of the omicron variant of the coronavirus in Ottawa, the Ontario government announced Sunday. “Today, the province of Ontario has confirmed two cases of the omicron variant of COVID-19 in Ottawa, both of which were reported in individuals with recent travel from Nigeria. Ottawa Public Health is conducting case and Read More…

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COVID-19: Nigeria among 8 African countries banned from entering Indonesia due to Omicron variant

Reading Time: 2 minutes Even though no Nigerian has tested positive for the new Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus, they cannot enter Indonesia as from Monday. This is because Indonesia has said that it will ban the entry of travellers who have been to eight African countries including Nigeria. It will also extend quarantine times for all arrivals Read More…