The Rivers state Government has placed N 100 m fine for violators of COVID - 19 burials protocols in the state . According to the state Commissioner for Health, Prof . Princewill Chike , on Saturday , the monetary sanction...
Three states in Nigeria with no record of COVID-19 patients currently on admission for the virus have been revealed on the website of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). As of Tuesday September 1, three states including; Kogi, Zamfara...
A candidate of the West Africa Examination Council examination has reportedly contracted Coronavirus in Akwa Ibom state as confirmed by Governor Emmanuel Udom. Speaking on Monday August 24 during a media chat in Uyo, the Governor who did not reveal...
Minister of Health in Madagascar, Ahmad Ahmad, has been fired by the country's president as coronavirus spreads in the country. The sack came one month after Ahmad had some issues with the President for seeking external help for COVID-19. Coronavirus cases...
A total of 25 medical doctors have commenced training on Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) on the fight against Covid-19 in Anambra state under the Nigerian Medical Association and sponsored by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). The trainees, drawn from...
The Anambra state ministry of health has confirmed four new cases of Covid-19 in the state. According to a chart published by the ministry today, August 17, 2020, the number of cases confirmed in the state so far totalled 177.
Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra state said a total of 18 deaths have been recorded in the state while 125 persons have been successfully treated and discharged. The governor who disclosed this in a Special Broadcast on Covid-19, said 17 people are currently...
Nasarawa State Governor, Engineer Abdullahi Sule, has flagged off the second phase of the distribution of various food items to the poor and vulnerable across the state, donated as palliative by the Coalition Against COVID-19 (COCAVID). Engineer Sule flagged off the distribution at...
An African group of professionals called African Professionals Renaissance Network, (APREN), based in Dakar, Senegal, choses governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state as the best performing governor in Nigeria, in the fight against COVID-19. In a letter sent to the governor dated...
Kwara State Deputy Governor Kayode Alabi and his wife Abieyuwa have contracted coronavirus . This was made known in a statement by the state ’ s Technical Committee on COVID - 19 spokesperson , Rafiu Ajakaye , on Tuesday ,The...
The Lagos State Government on Saturday placed a little relief to it citizens by increasing the permissible capacity for public gatherings in the state from 20 to 50 persons. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu made this open to the public during an...
Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi has brought to the public how he is afraid of coronavirus (covid-19), which he stated that he is not ready to die. Because of the fear, he takes both his sanitiser and extra mask everywhere...
A total of 15 positive cases from the 152 samples sent for COVID-19 tests have been recorded in the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH), Nnewi, Anambra state. The institution's Chief Medical Director, Prof. Anthony Igwegbe dropped the hint after receiving the medical...
A woman laid a confused story to Twitter users after she took to the platform to expose that her uncle, who she said died from Coronavirus few days ago, has come back to life."Still can't believe I lost an uncle to Coronavirus few...
Amidst the reality of community transmission of coronavirus in the country, the Bauchi State government has concluded arrangements to commence community testing for the vius in three Local Government Areas of Bauchi, Kirfi and Bogoro. The State Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed Abdulkadir identified...
Popular Super Eagles player, Samuel Kalu, has tested positive for coronavirus. Super Eagles player and Bordeaux forward, Samuel Kalu, has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a report by AFP. Kalu, who has been in quarantine in France, was the unnamed...
By: Isaac Ojo A staffer of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH) Nnewi, Anambra State, (Names withheld) has contacted covid-19. The patient who was said to be admitted into the Accident and Emergency (A/E) unit for six days after she...
Bordeaux forward , Samuel Kalu, has tested positive for COVID - 19 , becoming the second Super Eagles star to contract the disease after Genk striker, Paul Onuachu .The Nigerian has been in quarantine in France since returning from the West African nation...
The National Institute of Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD) has revealed its finding after evaluation and analysis of Madagascar’s cure called ‘COVID Organics’. NIPRD said COVID Organics cannot effectively cure coronavirus as claimed. The Institute said the...
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has tested positive for the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and has gone on self isolation. Onyeama disclosed this via his twitter handle on Sunday “Did my fourth COVID-19 test yesterday at the first...
Nigeria, on Saturday, recorded 653 fresh confirmed cases of COVID-19, with Enugu State contributing 80; Nigeria’s total number is now 36,107.In its daily report released, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, said the new cases were recorded in 27 states of the...
He died at an isolation center in Enugu. It was gathered that the Priest who hailed from Spain had served in Opus Dei Prelature, Emene, Enugu for over 28 years. Speaking on the death of Fr. Joachim...
The Presidential Task Force on COVID19 says about 63 percent of alcohol-based hand sanitizers in Abuja do not have NAFDAC’s registration number. The Chairman of the Task force and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha stated this at the...
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has announced that another twenty-one (21) COVID-19 patients have been treated and discharged from it's facilities. The Minister, Musa Bello revealed this in a tweet on Tuesday. He said the total number of...
Popular South African rapper, AKA, has tested positive for Coronavirus.The 32-year-old rapper announced his diagnosis by himself in a statement he posted on his official Twitter page on Friday, July 10. AKA also explained that he decided to make his results public to raise...
Anambra state on Wednesday recorded a total of 20 new cases of Coronavirus, bringing the total figure to 93. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), 460 cases were recorded across the states in the country with Lagos leading with a...
The Vice-Chancellor, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra state, Professor Charles Esimone has disclosed plans by the institution to establish a COVID-19 Test Centre in the university. The announcement reportedly triggered excitement in the university community following limited number of tests centers in the...
Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed of Bauchi State has warned residents of the state to adhere strictly to protocols of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) for Covid-19, saying that the pandemic is not yet over. The Governor stated this on Monday while...
Reports have emerged on the circumstances leading to the death of Ondo State Commissioner for Health, Dr Wahab Adegbenro, to Coronavirus on Thursday.            Adegbenro died at the Federal Medical Centre, Owo, after he was rushed there for treatment shortly after his health condition took a disturbing turn. 
The rule of social distancing which was advised by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Nigeria Center For Disease Control (NCDC) to check the spread of coronavirus was breached in Ondo State on Friday during the burial rites of the late Commissioner for Health, Dr. Wahab...