President Muhammadu Buhari has dropped the annual Christmas get-together at the Presidential Villa in accordance with covid-enforced restrictions. The 78-year-old annually has religious and community leaders in the capital city for the Christian occasion, however, it won't happen this year as per an assertion by the administration. Buhari's spokesperson, Garba Shehu,...
Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has tested negative and therefore recovered from COVID-19, the deadly disease caused by the coronavirus. The chief press secretary to the governor, Gboyega Akosile, made this known on his Twitter account on Thursday, December 24, 2020, stating that the governor has left isolation. //twitter.com/gboyegaakosile1/status/1342112145316737024 The governor tested...
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has coordinated that all government and private schools in the state be shut down until further notice. This forms part of the public health directives issued by the governor on Friday, as the state government plans for a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic. He additionally...
The Lagos State government has asked houses of worship, mosques, and other worship places to implement the existing COVID-19 protocols in the midst of the rising cases revealed as of late in the state. It requested that they guarantee all gatherings should not exceed two hours with attendance not more...
Nigeria on Thursday recorded a total of 1,145 new cases of COVID-19, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said on its verified website and Twitter handle. The figure now becomes the highest ever infection recorded in one day since NCDC started taking a record of confirmed cases in March. According...
The Niger state government has ordered the closure of public and private schools including tertiary institutions across the state from Dec. 18, over the spike of COVID-19. Alhaji Ahmed Matane, Secretary to the State Government (SSG) and Chairman, Niger State Task Force on COVID-19, gave the mandates in a statement...
The Lagos State Health Commissioner, Akin Abayomi, has revealed that the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu is responding very well to care from home and also to the treatment for COVID-19. “Governor of Lagos, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, is responding well to COVID-19 home-based care and treatment. He is in high spirit...
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 617 new infections of the COVID-19 in the nation. The NCDC made this known on its verified website on Saturday. The News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) reports that COVID-19 cases started to flood far and wide with Nigeria recording more than 3, 502...
The Federal Government says it is set to get 20 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine in 2021. The Executive Secretary, National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Faisal Shuaib, made this known on Thursday, December 10, 2020, at the presidential task force on COVID-19. Shuaib said Nigeria is a member of...
Nigeria has recorded 550 new COVID-19 cases. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this announcement in a tweet on Tuesday night. The new cases were recorded in 16 states with the FCT, and Lagos remaining the highest figure of 219 cases. Other states are Kaduna with 52 cases, Kwara with19,...
The Federal Government of Nigeria has stated that COVID-19 would soon be something to be less worried about in the country and this is due to the fact that two vaccines under trial have more than 90% viability to end the disease. Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of...
The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has encouraged Nigerians to be careful about festivities, for example, Christmas carols as the year comes to an end. It additionally cautioned against non-essential travels similarly as it asked Nigerians abroad to remain any place they are or stand the danger of being abandoned...
The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has cautioned that a second wave of the pandemic was a lot likely, encouraging Nigerians to suspend their Christmas travels because of the danger of contracting the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTF, Mr....
The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 112 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19 in the country. This was made known on their verified Twitter handle on Saturday. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), so far, Nigeria has tested 705,809 people since the first confirmed COVID-19 case...