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Must Watch: Pastor Chris Oyakhilome Links The 5G Controversy With Coronavirus And The Anti-Christ

There have been so many twists to the issue of Coronavirus globally, with most believing it emanated from a science laboratory.
While the nations work hard towards curbing the deaths of thousands of people across the world, various leaders have continued to share their opinions on the virus and it's controversial link with the new 5G network.

Nigerian pastor, Chris Oyakilome has shared his own view and it has got people talking.

According to the revered pastor and General Overseer of Believers Love World, the pandemic was created in order to popularize the 5G network, which is gradually gaining attention across the world.

In the video he explains how the world through 5G would be susceptible to the control of the powers that be through the microchip that is implanted in the vaccine which he in turn linked to the reign of the Anti-Christ as predicted in the Bible

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There have been so many twistS to the issue of Corona Virus globally, with most believing it emanated from a science laboratory. While the nations work hard towards curbing the deaths of thousands of people across the world, various leaders have continued to share their opinions on the virus and it's controversial link with the new 5G network. Nigerian pastor, Chris Oyakilome has shared his own view and it has got people talking. According to the revered pastor and General Overseer of Believers Love World, the pandemic was created in order to popularize the 5G network, which is gradually gaining attention across the world. In the video he explains how the world through 5G would be susceptible to the control of the powers that be through the microchip that is implanted in the vaccine which he in turn linked to the reign of the Anti-Christ as predicted in the Bible. #247nnu #247nigerianewsupdate #coronavirus #covid_19 #chrisoyakhilome #blw
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People Go On Rampage, Destroy 5G Masts Over Viral Conspiracy Theory

A ‘baseless’ conspiracy theory that caught social media frenzy this week has been linked to at least two suspected arson attacks in the United Kingdom.
The unfounded claim, which has been repeatedly debunked by mainstream scientists and fact-checkers, linked coronavirus to 5G broadband technology without any scientific evidence. After circulating on multiple social media channels this week, officials in Liverpool and Birmingham now feared physical attacks against 5G infrastructure had happened in both cities.

In Liverpool, a 5G tower was set on fire Friday night, Liverpool Echo reported. The paper said the attack came hours after the city mayor, Joe Anderson, slammed “bizarre” conspiracy theories that 5G was the carrier of COVID-19, a strain of coronavirus that has infected over one million people and killed over 60,000 as of April 4.

“I am amazed that there are people out there who (are) saying things like this, that COVID-19 is somehow linked to 5G,” Mr Anderson said.

In Birmingham, a 70-foot mast holding a 5G broadband network was burnt by people suspected to be campaigning against the technology amidst unproven basis that it was somehow responsible for spreading the virus, The Guardian reported.

The Guardian said engineers working on cellphone infrastructure have faced harassment in recent days, and Facebook had removed a group that preaches violence against 5G installations.

The attacks have hampered efforts to ensure adequate Internet service to homes across the UK, reports said.

While not entirely new, the conspiracy theory purporting a link between 5G and contagious diseases has picked up this week, with some British celebrities also joining in circulating it.

But, the UK Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) said it was aware of the rumour and urged the public to dismiss it.

“We are aware of inaccurate information being shared online about 5G,” the office said on Twitter. “There is absolutely no credible evidence of a link between 5G and coronavirus.”

Also, a fact-checking think-tank, Full Fact, said the claim stemmed from two distorted theories.

One claimed 5G suppresses the immune system. But while 5G uses different radio frequencies compared to earlier generations, its waveband remained “non-ionising”, indicating that it cannot generate enough energy to smash the DNA in human cells.

The second theory rode on the claim of a biologist who suggested bacteria could generate radio waves, a controversial theory that has been debunked by mainstream scientists.

But the theory failed to explain why the virus has been spreading to some UK cities and other countries where 5G has not been deployed.

The last 5G technology has been touted as being 10 times faster than its predecessor, 4G, with the capacity to let doctors diagnose patients, conduct x-rays and even perform surgical operations remotely. Although the technology has picked rapidly since early 2019, most countries have not adopted it as of March 2020.

#Coronavirus: Five Soldiers Arrested For Raping Women During Lockdown

Five Rwandan soldiers have been arrested after residents of a slum in the capital, Kigali, alleged that they raped women as they enforced a nationwide lockdown to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the army has said.
Residents of Nyarutarama have been telling the military prosecution office that the soldiers also beat up male residents and stole from them, a BBC reporter in Kigali says.

One of the victims told journalists that on 26 March an armed soldier forced his way into her home and beat up her husband when she tried to intervene the soldier raped her.

The government imposed a nationwide lockdown to control the spread of COVID-19, but residents have complained about brutality meted out by security officers.

Last week, two men were shot dead after they were caught walking outside.

Police said the men had tried to attack the officers.

Rwanda has confirmed 84 cases of COVID-19.


House Of Reps Initiate Bill For Two Months Free Electricity

The House of Representatives on Saturday in Abuja said a fresh Stimulus Bill that will ensure that Nigerians get free electricity supply for two months would be considered to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila said the proposed bill is to help in boosting the economy through the informal sector as the country prepares for the aftermath of the coronavirus.

The proposed bill, which will be the second stimulus bill by the Green Chamber, is to be considered immediately the House reconvenes from its ongoing break, embarked on following the threat of Coronavirus outbreak.

It has, however, been agreed by the leadership of the National Assembly that the resumption date, initially slated for April 7, be extended by one week in compliance with the government’s 2-week stay-at-home policy.

Gbajabiamila spoke at the National Assembly on Saturday during a meeting between the National Assembly leadership and the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmad, the Director-General of the Budget Office of the Federation, Ben Akabueze, among others.

The speaker said the country could not afford to be unprepared for the effect of COVID-19 on its economy.

Explaining the necessity for the proposed stimulus bill for the electricity sector, the Speaker said electricity, being a commodity consumed by every household, has a greater effect on the people and that since more Nigerians are in the informal sector, the effects would be more felt by the economy.

“The issue of electricity, you’ll agree, because the Minister did say that she has been inundated by the public, just as we are, on several suggestions and ideas and I am almost a hundred per cent sure that, from those ideas will be the issue of some kind of shelter, as far as electricity is concerned.

“It is one thing that will touch every household. As I said earlier, when we engaged, I discussed with the electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) that packaged whatever they would require, if the government can give them, for us to allow for two months free electricity for Nigerians, they would be able to guarantee it.

“We have the figures. I think we should look very seriously into that as part of our package for economic stimulus because stimulus means something that will stimulate the economy. When you are stimulating the economy, most of it will come from the informal sector.

“When you are saving people their electricity and the fact that they now have stable electricity for two months, you are also saving the monies that would go into the payment of those bills at least for two months.”

On the need by the Executive arm to source for funds in the fight against coronavirus and its socio-economic effects, the Speaker restated the determination of the National Assembly to partner the Executive in efforts aimed at mitigating the effects of the disease on Nigerians and the economy.

He, however, noted that all government funds and private donations must be transparently accounted for.

He said: “Definitely, you will be taking loans from the Special Accounts, and as the Senate President said, it has to be backed by law, which again emphasizes the need to collaborate as earlier stated by the Minister.

“There has to be a collaboration. It cannot be a unilateral decision from the National Assembly; it can’t be a unilateral decision from the Executive; there has to be a collaboration. I’m glad that we are on that trajectory.

“I’m glad that my earlier discussion with the Honourable Minister on food and other items seized by the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has been taken care of, as stated by the Minister.

“We need to, as soon as possible let the public know. On the issue of the Presidential Task Force (PTF), none of us here, I don’t think any legislator can point to, who exactly is in charge. Where does the buck stop?
“Who is in charge of the disbursement? Who is in charge of the distribution of cash? Who decides what money goes where?

“Now, it is incumbent on the National Assembly to follow the money. Constitutionally, any money that comes into Nigeria, there has to be an oversight.

“That is why, we in the House have directed our Committees on Health, Disaster Management and Preparedness and Donor Agencies to talk to the PTF, talk to the Minister of Health and the Central Bank of Nigeria.

“I wrote letters to all these people, but I wasn’t sure where exactly the buck stops. We need to clearly define exactly who is handling the money, who is handling what?

Gbajabiamila also urged the Finance Minister and her team to consider all options put forward by experts in preparation against the economic effects of the coronavirus outbreak.

See What Has Happened To COVID-19 Patient Missing From Osun Isolation Center

The missing COVID-19 patient from Osun State Isolation Centre in Ejigbo has been apprehended and returned to the centre, 247NNU reports.
The patient, a woman, was apprehended in Ejigbo town and returned to the facility by the police on Saturday afternoon.

Chief Press Secretary to Osun State Governor, Ismail Omipidan, confirmed the development to The PUNCH.

He said that the patient had been apprehended and returned to the facility.

Osun State Government on Saturday morning said one of the patients at the Coronavirus Isolation Centre in the Ejigbo area of the state was missing.

The government also denied reports that six of the patients at the Isolation Centre had fled the facility.

The government in a statement by the commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Funke Egbemode, dismissed the report and said after headcount, only one person could not be accounted for.

The statement read in parts, “Our attention has been drawn to a story purporting that six persons were missing from our Isolation Centre in Ejigbo.

“One of the writers quoted a non-existent statement from the government to lend some measure of credibility to the story.

“Nothing can be further from the truth. As a government, we have not issued any statement to confirm or deny such a story. Besides, a quick check showed that the name and number of the first person on the list of the purported missing patients are indeed currently in our facility in Ejigbo.

“Recall that about a week ago, we received 127 returnees from Ivory Coast and we have kept them since then to avoid community transfer of the virus.

“This morning we embarked on a headcount and found out that only one person could not be accounted for by officials stationed at the Isolation Centre out of the 127 persons.

“The State Government is currently investigating the matter and will ensure that the missing person is brought back to the Isolation Centre and we will also ensure we trace all his contacts.

“We want to reiterate that any official(s) found culpable will also be dealt with accordingly.

“We implore members of the public to discountenance the alarm being raised. We will continue to do everything to protect the lives of our citizens in this fight against Coronavirus.”

Nigeria Records Two More Coronavirus Deaths

Nigeria has recorded two more coronavirus related deaths. One of the latest Coronavirus deaths occurred in Lagos and the other in Edo State.
Chairman Medical Advisory Committee (CMAC) of Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) Prof Lanre Adeyemo, confirmed the death of the COVID-19 patient at the hospital.

Contacted last night by The Nation to react to reports of a suspected case of Coronavirus dying in the hospital, Adeyemo said: “Yes, that is correct.”

Continuing, he said: “He had initially presented himself at the Infection Disease Hospital (IDH), Yaba.

“The policy for now is that when a patient presents they take the sample, and most of the time, they send the patient home. It is only when it is positive they bring them to Yaba.

“This one, before they announced that he was positive, the patient deteriorated and went to one hospital which referred him to LASUTH.

“LASUTH referred him to us but he came in at 4 am deteriorated.  When we suspected that he had COVID-19, we kept him in the holding area and he was the only person there.

“We then called our expert here in LUTH who is also part of the IDH Yaba to come and take sample so that we could confirm.

“In that process, he needed to get go ahead from IDH which eventually told him that the patient had, had his sample taken earlier and that it was positive.

“They came from Yaba to evacuate the patient. He eventually died at the holding area.”

Asked if the deceased visited the hospital alone, Prof Adeyemo replied: “He couldn’t have come alone to the hospital. I think some friends brought him, but we couldn’t find them again.”

He dismissed fears that more people might have been infected in the hospital as the deceased might have had contact with some patients at the hospital.

“It is all rumour.  This is a tertiary hospital. COVID or no COVID, we have universal precaution that we take.  The patient had no contact with any other patient. He was alone at the holding area,” he said.

There were no immediate details about the Edo State case.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed 20 additional cases, bringing the total cases in the country to 209.

Federal Government To Extend Lockdown As Coronavirus Cases In Nigeria Hits 209

Residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Lagos State and Ogun State face possible extension of the ongoing 14-day Coronavirus lockdown if they continue to violate the stay-at-home order.
The federal government warned on Friday that the only way to stop the spread of the deadly virus is for the people to play the part the government expects of them.

The virus claimed two more lives on Friday to take the country’s COVID-19 death toll to four.

Twenty additional confirmed cases were also recorded according to data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

There were also fears in Ilorin on Friday that the virus may have spread to Kwara State following the Thursday night death of a returnee from the United Kingdom.

The State government sought to play down the matter saying there was no evidence that Alhaji Jimoh Muideen, a chartered accountant, had the virus even after the Medical and Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria (MDCAN) University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital Chapter’s asked its members who in whatever way attended to the deceased to immediately proceed on self-isolation.

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State last night confirmed the first case of COVID-19 in the state.

Information and Culture Minister Lai Mohammed, who dropped hint of a possible extension of the lockdown, said the stay at home order was not being strictly observed.

“If we don’t behave ourselves, there is a likelihood that the lockdown will be extended. But if we behave ourselves, there might not be an extension and I hope we do so,” he said at an interview session with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

He added: “If we stay at home for two weeks and we are doing everything we are supposed to do, we should be able to effectively contain the disease.

“Therefore, my appeal to Nigerians is that they should obey the directive on social distancing, personal hygiene and shun gatherings. After two weeks, we will resume our normal life.

“But if they think it is a joke, then we may have to stay at home more than the two weeks.”

President Muhammadu Buhari announced the lockdown in a broadcast last Sunday as part of the effort to stem the spread of the coronavirus.

The President said the it would last two weeks in the first instance to “identify, trace and isolate all individuals that have come into contact with confirmed cases.”

There were 111 cases in the country when he made the broadcast a week ago.

During the NAN interview, the Information Minister also said that government would not allow families of coronavirus victims claim their remains for burial.

Mohammed   said such corpses are delicate hence the Federal Government has assumed responsibility for their handling and burial.

“Coronavirus is very dangerous and contagious; there is no medicine for it yet and it is not just capable of killing, overwhelming health care system but it will destroy the economy,” he said.

“In some countries, they are putting dead bodies in big refrigerators because the morgues have filled up.

“Nigerians should not forget that this is not the type of corpses that can be claimed for burial because it must be handled by the Ministry of Health.”

The minister who is a member of the Presidential Task Force for the Control of Coronavirus said the Federal Government had advised  state governors to provide, at least, 300-bed space facilities in their respective states in case of an upsurge in the coronavirus  pandemic.

He was optimistic that government would use the COVID-19 advantage and experience to further develop the health facilities in the country.

“We pray sincerely that we will not fall into the same error after we fought Ebola, and we relaxed,” he said.

“We intend to use the opportunity of this coronavirus to improve our health care system at the federal, states and local government levels.

“Nobody ever thought that what is worse than Ebola will come. The successes we have achieved so far is through technology, sharing data with WHO, US Centre for Disease Control.

“The governors must not wait for a deluge of patients before making the preparation.

“We are not asking them to build hospitals, but if they have facilities that can be converted such as hotels, conference centres, let us know and we will come and accredit them.

“We will tell them what equipment they would need and what type of training we are going to give as support.”

Mohammed said the Presidential Task Force for the Control of Coronavirus (COVID-19) was yet to receive any money from the funds donated by the private sector towards the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.

When his attention was drawn to calls by some Non-Governmental Organisation for the probe of the task force over the disbursement of monies gathered from the donations, the minister said: “We have not received even one kobo; people want us probed for how we spent monies we have not even seen.

“I can say without any fear that as of this moment, the task force has not received a kobo from anybody.

“The only money we will be able to account for is whatever money we receive from the federal government.

“The Nigeria Economy Group-led private sector has said it is not going to give a penny to the task force; it says it will only raise the money and ask us what our needs are.”

#Coronavirus: FG Breaks Silence On Deploying 5G Technology In Nigeria

The Federal Government has declared that no licence has been issued for the deployment of 5G Technology in the country.
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy Dr Isa Ibrahim Pantami disclosed this in a statement issued in Abuja on Saturday.

Pantami said “the attention of my office has been drawn to the public concern about the health implications of the deployment of Fifth Generation Mobile Networks (5G) in Nigeria.

“Based on available records at my office and the earlier report received from the regulator, I would like to clarify as follows:

“The National Frequency Management Council (NFMC), of which I am the Chairman, has not deliberated on or released any bulk frequency spectrum for the deployment of 5G;

“No license has been issued for the deployment of 5G in the country;

“A 3-month study trial commenced on the 25th of November, 2019 in order to critically review and study the health and security implications of deploying 5G in Nigeria;

“As part of the study trial process, I directed the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to ensure that a team of experts, security agencies and other stakeholders fully participate in the trial process and my office also invited these agencies to participate in the trial.

” The trial process has been concluded and the study and reporting process is currently ongoing.”

The Minister emphasized that President Muhammadu Buhari, placed a premium on the welfare, health and security of Nigerians.

He added that the desire of the administration for technological advancement would never be at the expense of the health and welfare of our citizens.

“Government will not act on the speculations only, but rather we will take an informed decision on 5G after due consultation with experts and the public,” Pantami said.

” I have also directed the NCC to engage citizens on any questions or concerns they may have regarding 5G,”he added.

“I wish to thank the general public for reaching out to us on this issue. We advise you all to remain rest assured that government will always take the welfare, health and security of the public into account while considering the deployment of any technology,” Pantami stated

Indian Couple Name Their New Born Twins Corona And Covid

Amidst a lockdown of their country due to the COVID-19 pandemic, an Indian couple has named their newborn twins ‘Corona,’ a boy and ‘Covid,’ a girl.
The couple based in Raipur, capital of Chhattisgarh, a state in central India, said, to them, the names connote the triumph they had over the hardships they experienced in the build up to the successful delivery which spanned March 26-27. The twins were born in Dr BR Ambedkar Memorial Hospital, a government hospital in Raipur.

However, they may reverse their decision in the future and rename their children, the couple told local media.

“I was blessed with the twins — a boy and a girl — in the early hours (of) March 27. We have named them Covid (boy) and Corona (girl) for now,” Mother Preeti Verma, 27, told news agency PTI.

“The delivery happened after facing several difficulties and therefore, my husband and (I) wanted to make the day memorable. Indeed, the virus is dangerous and life-threatening but its outbreak made people focus on sanitation, hygiene and inculcate other good habits. Thus, we thought about these names,” Mrs Verma added.

“When the hospital staff also started calling the babies as Corona and Covid, we finally decided to name them after the pandemic,” she explained further.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had on March 24 announced a 21-day lockdown of India’s 1.3 billion population in a bid to stem the spread of coronavirus.

Angst has since spiked, forcing Mr Modi to seek the forgiveness of the million of poor people in India. So far, the country has had a reported 2,032 cases and 58 deaths.

The Verma couple had to breach the restriction when Mrs Verma — who also has a two-year-old daughter — began to feel labour pain in the late night of March 26.

“I suddenly experienced severe labour pain and somehow my husband arranged an ambulance operated under 102 Mahtari Express service,” Mrs Verma further told PTI.

“As no vehicular movement was allowed on roads due to the lockdown, we were stopped by police at various places but they let us go after noticing my condition.

“I was wondering what would happen in the hospital as it was midnight, but fortunately doctors and other staff were very cooperative.

“Our relatives, who wanted to reach the hospital, could not make it as bus and train services were stopped due to the lockdown,” she said.

The babies were delivered in the early hours of March 27, within 45 minutes of the couple’s arrival, Indian Times also quoted Shubhra Singh, a spokesperson of the hospital, to have said.

“As soon as Verma reached the hospital with her husband, arrangements were made to perform a caesarean section on her as it was a complicated case,” Mr Singh was quoted as saying.

Brazil Government Digs Mass Graves In Anticipation Of Deaths As President Refuses To Lockdown Country

Disturbing aerial photos show dozens of freshly excavated graves at Brazil's biggest cemetery after the country's death toll hit 329 and cases soar to 8,076.
The spike in coronavirus cases in the South American nation has forced workers at the 780,000-square meter burial ground to increase the number of plots to a site that already has more than 1.5 million graves. 

Oswaldo dos Santos stood by this week as he watched several men in protective suits dig a hasty grave for his 36-year-old son at Cemitério de Vila Formosa, the largest cemetery in Latin America.

His grief was mixed with fear: What if he had the coronavirus? What if they all did?
Such is the case these days in Brazil where patients typically go several days waiting for their results to confirm if they are infected with the deadly disease that had killed 329 people and sickened 8,076 as of Friday.

Dos Santos lived with his son until Sunday, when he was suddenly hospitalized with severe respiratory problems. Like so many now filling the graves in Brazil's biggest cemetery, the son died before getting his coronavirus test result.
'I think he had the disease,' Dos Santos said as from the cemetery in Vila Formosa, on the outskirts of Sao Paulo.

The burial took 10 minutes, under new guidelines to limit crowds and contagion.

The grave diggers of Vila Formosa are working at a grueling pace, as their load has doubled to almost 60 burials per day. Workers are convinced the coronavirus is quietly killing far more than official statistics show.
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