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DR NGOZI OKONJO-IWEALA GETS WHO APPOINTMENT

Former Minister for Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo – Iweala has been confirmed by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as it’s special Envoy for the newly inaugurated access to coronavirus Tools Accelerator. (ACT)

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COVID-19 LOCKDOWN: OYO SETS TO REOPEN STATE SECRETARIAT

The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde has said the state secretariat would be reopened on Monday,27th April.

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BREAKING: NIGERIA'S COVID-19 CASES RISES TO 1182 AS NCDC CONFIRMS 87 MORE INFECTIONS

The number of coronavirus cases in Nigeria has increased from 1095 to 1182.

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LAGOS GRANTS RESIDENTS PERMISSION TO BURY CORPSE

The Lagos State Government has decided to allow residents who have corpses in mortuaries but have not been able to bury them in the last two months due to the lockdown order occasioned by the sprea...

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COVID-19: FIRM DISCLAIMS RECEIVING N5.5BN FROM NDDC TO SUPPLY PPE

A firm identified as Signora Concepts Services Limited has denied the report claiming it received N5.5bn contract to supply Coronavirus Personal Protection Equipment to the nine states in the Nige...

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COVID-19: FOUR FAMILY MEMBERS DISCHARGED IN KASTINA.

Four family members of the katsina COVID-19 index case, Late Dr Aliyu Yakubu, has been discharged after testing negative

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BREAKING: FAYEMI CONFIRMS 4 SEPARATE CASES OF COVID-19 IN EKITI.

Four new cases of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Ekiti State.

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COVID-19: ONE NEW CASE CONFIRMED IN KADUNA

Kaduna State has confirmed one new case of coronavirus, bringing the number of active cases to 4, the state ministry of health says.

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GOVERNOR OBIANO RELAXES LOCKDOWN FOR CHURCH SERVICES TO HOLD

Governor of Anambra state, Willie Obiano has relaxed the lockdown in the state to enable churches to hold service

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COVID-19: NCDC SETS UP TWO NEW LABORATORIES IN THE NORTH

The Nigeria Centre for Disease and Control has recently set up two new Laboratories to the Molecular Laboratory Network for the fight against the Coronavirus Pandemic. The two laboratories are si...

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COVID-19: 12 NEW CASES CONFIRMED IN OSUN

Osun State has recorded 12 new cases of Coronavirus, bringing the total confirmed cases in the state to 32.

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EDO STATE GOVERNMENT COMMISSIONS 30-BED ISOLATION CENTRE IN BENIN.

The Edo State Government, today, commissioned a 30-bed isolation centre at the Stella Obasanjo Hospital, Benin city.

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COVID-19: LAGOS RECORDS NEW DEATH CASE

Lagos State has recorded a new death today, 25th April, bringing number of deaths in the state to 19.

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COVID-19: LAGOS DISCLAIMS FAVOURITISM IN RELIEF ITEMS DISTRIBUTION

The Lagos State Government has disclaimed allegations that palliatives are distributed among the elites.

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WHY WE ARE NOT DOING DOOR-TO-DOOR COLLECTION OF SAMPLES - NCDC DG

The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Mr Chikwe Ihekweazu, has explained why the agency is not doing door to door testing for the COVID-19.

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COVID-19: PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP TO SELL VENTILATORS TO FOUR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES.

President Donald Trump’s administration said Friday it would sell ventilators to at least four developing countries to fight the

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COVID-19 UPDATE

114 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported;

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DAPO ABIODUN ENFORCES WEARING OF FACE MASKS FROM MAY 1ST IN OGUN STATE.

Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has urged the people of the state to wear face mask in the public or risk 14 days in isolation.

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BREAKING: 10 MORE COVID-19 PATIENTS DISCHARGED FROM ISOLATION CENTRE IN LAGOS

The Lagos State Government has discharged 10 COVID-19 patients after making full recoveries from the disease.

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COVID-19: OYO SETS TO RETURN 1800 BAGS OF RICE DONATED BY FG, SAYS IT IS INFESTED

Oyo state government is set to return 1,800 bags of rice donated by the Federal Government, which were said to be unhealthy.

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COVID-19 LOCKDOWN: 29 SENTENCED BY MOBILE COURT FOR CURFEW VIOLATION IN EDO

An Mobile Court at, Uselu, Benin on Friday, 24th April, has sentenced 29 people to community service for violating the curfew order imposed by Edo State Government.

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COVID-19: EDO COMMENCES DECONTAMINATION OF PATIENTS' HOMES AND OFFICES

The Edo State Government has begun fumigation and decontamination of homes and offices of patients tested positive for coronavirus.

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BREAKING: ADAMAWA EXTENDS LOCKDOWN BY 14 DAYS.

Adamawa State Government has ordered the extension of the lockdown in the state for another period of 14 days with effect from

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AKEREDOLU SACKS AIDE OVER NEGLIGENCE

The Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has sacked Mr Banji Adewumi, his Special Assistant on Youths and Students Affairs, for wilful neglect of duty.

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CHINESE COMMUNITY IN LAGOS DONATES FOOD ITEMS WORTH N10M TO THE LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT.

The Chinese Community in Lagos, has donated 300 bags of rice, 500 cartons of noodles, N3 million worth of Spaghetti and a cheque of N10 million to Lagos State.

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NJC RECOMMENDS COMPULSORY RETIREMENT OF TWO JUDGES

Two judges have been recommended for immediate compulsory retirement by The National Judicial Council (NJC) for falsification of their ages and withholding of judgment.

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LOCAL GOVERNMENT COUNCIL DISTRIBUTES FREE FACE MASKS IN ONDO.

Mr Abayomi Adesanya, the Caretaker Chairman of Okitipupa Local Government Council of Ondo State, on Friday distributed face masks to residents as part of

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COVID-19: JIGAWA WELCOMES 524 ALMANJIRIS DEPORTED FROM KANO

Jigawa State Government has received 524 almajiris deported from Kano state.

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BREAKING: TINUBU LOSES MOST TRUSTED AIDE.

Late Raheem, Chief Security Officer to Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the APC is dead.

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COVID-19: FG DONATES 1,800 BAGS OF RICE TO GOMBE STATE GOVERNMENT.

The Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs has donated 1,800 bags of rice to Gombe state Government as palliative to

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COVID-19: UNIBEN IMPOSES USE OF FACE MASKS

The Management of the University of Benin, Edo State has mandated the use of face masks on its campus to combat the spread of coronavirus.

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COVID-19: WHO OFFICIAL, TWO OTHERS TEST POSITIVE IN BAUCHI

An official of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and two other people have been tested positive for coronavirus in Bauchi State.

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BAUCHI STATE GOVERNMENT IMPLEMENTS PARTIAL LOCKDOWN

As a way to curb the spread of COVID-19, Bauchi State government has adopted a partial lockdown of the state effective from Friday, 24th April.

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COVID-19: ABIA MONTIORS 209 CONTACTS OF INDEX CASE.

Abia Government on Friday said it had traced 209 contacts of the two index coronavirus cases in the state and placed them under surveillance in an isolation facility.

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COVID-19 LOCKDOWN: KADUNA SETS UP MOBILE COURTS TO TRY VIOLATORS

Kaduna State government says it has set up mobile courts to try curfew violators, in its efforts ensure there is no escalation in the number of Coronavirus cases in the state.

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BREAKING: PLATEAU RECORDS INDEX COVID-19 CASE.

Plateau state has recorded it's first Coronavirus case.

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COVID-19 IS NOT POLITICAL - DR OLUMUYIWA OLADIMEJI

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and a former member of the House of Representatives, Dr. Muyiwa Oladimeji, has said it is appalling that despite the laudable strides of the Osun S...

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COVID-19 PATIENTS REFUSES TO BE TAKEN TO TREATMENT CENTRES.

The coronavirus pandemic took a negative turn on Thursday that some people who tested positive have refused to be taken to treatment centres.

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COVID-19 UPDATE

108 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported;

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BREAKING: FEMALE POLICE OFFICER SHOT DEAD IN PORTHARCOURT

A female Police officer was gunned down at Eneka in Portharcourt today.

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COVID-19: WE ARE NOT DOCTORING TEST RESULTS TO COMPETE WITH OTHER COUNTRIES - NCDC

The Director of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, says the country is not inflating test results of Coronavirus.

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COVID-19 LOCKDOWN: WHY WE AGREED ON 14 DAYS NATIONAL LOCKDOWN - DAPO ABIODUN

The Governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun has disclosed the reasons why Nigerian governors decided to embark on a National lockdown.

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COVID-19: INDEX CASE IN ANAMBRA DISCHARGED AFTER FIVE DAYS.

The only patient receiving treatment for COVID-19 in Anambra state has been discharged.

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17 NCDC AND 7 WHO OFFICIALS SENT TO KANO TO INVESTIGATE COVID-19 SPREAD.

The Presidential Task Force on Coronavirus has said that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has sent at least 17 persons, including seven from the World Health Organisation (WHO) to Kano...

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3 DOCTORS TEST POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 IN LAGOS - MEDICAL GUILD

The Medical Guild says three of its members at Alimosho General Hospital and Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, had tested positive for COVID-19.

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COVID-19: BUHARI IS THE CHAMPION OF CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE - ECOWAS

President Muhammadu Buhari has been appointed the ‘Champion of the COVID-19 response’ by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Authority of Heads of State and Government.

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AKWA IBOM EXTENDS LOCKDOWN BY THREE DAYS.

The Akwa Ibom State Government has extended it's restriction order by three days.

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COVID-19: OGUN HEALTH WORKERS SOLICIT FOR INCREMENT IN RENUMERATION, PPE

Doctors and Health workers in Ogun state have pleaded to the state government to provide better renumeration and kits to enhance their responses to curtail the spread of Coronavirus in the state.

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NIGER MANDATES FACE MASKS.

The Niger Government on Thursday, declared that wearing of face masks in public places in the state had become compulsory so as to curb the spread of coronavirus.

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FG INFLUENCES THE RELEASE OF 60 NIGERIANS IN TANZANIA PRISONS

The Federal Government says it has secured the release of 60 out of 73 Nigerians serving different jail terms in Tanzania prisons.

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