The federal government of Nigeria is mulling the idea of banning all flights from the UK as soon as possible over a new deadlier Covid-19 strain.

CityNews Nigeria gathered from sources that Buhari government is not taking chances of a possible transmission of the new dealier and more contagious Covid-19 which has just been discovered in the United Kingdom.

Sources say the federal government through Joint Task Force (JTF) on Covid-19 may release the statement banning all UK flights into Nigerian airspace in order to forestall possible transmission from passengers coming home for yuletide celebrations.

CityNews Nigeria recall the the Dutch government today banned all flights from the United Kingdom over the new development which is giving serious cause for concern to UK and EU authorities.

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