Today, on ‘Inside Stuff,’ multi-award-winning columnist and Executive Head of The Guardian's Editorial Board, Martins Oloja speaks on the pandemic ravaging the world, including Nigeria. And after four weeks of lockdown of some Nigerian states, Martins says the lockdown is not over yet.
President Donald Trump recently announced that the United States would temporarily cut off funding to the World Health Organization, stating that the organizations have failed in its basic duties and its response to the coronavirus outbreak.
In the US, the country with the highest recorded cases of coronavirus, 5G is fairly limited, while Iran and some African countries in which the virus has spread to do not have 5G installed. In Nigeria, 5G was launched for trials in November 2019 but Africa’s most populous country has recorded one of the lowest cases of the virus globally. In fact, most cases confirmed in Nigeria were from people who flew in from abroad. So why do some still believe that 5G is responsible for COVID-19?
Many were looking forward to a loud and fun Easter celebration this year and couldn’t wait to organize one fun activity or the other but, due to the lockdown, Easter celebrations will be quiet this time around. Some people share how they feel about this year’s Easter with GuardianTV.
The world is currently facing a coronavirus pandemic for which there is no cure and most countries have gone on lockdown, with some urging their citizens to practice social distancing as a way of curbing the virus' spread. But some individuals have been flouting the rules of the lockdown in their respective countries. GuardianTV presents how nations have handled these transgressions.