NCDC Tasks Media On Extensive Covid-19 Advocacy

NCDC Tasks Media On Extensive Covid-19 Advocacy

The outgoing Director-General,  Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC),Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu has challenged the media to carry out more advocacy roles as part of measures to curtail the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.  Speaking on Thursday in Lagos at the 5th Annual Conference of...
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Nigeria Explains Measures For COVID-19 Pandemic Recovery, Reconstruction

Nigeria Explains Measures For COVID-19 Pandemic Recovery, Reconstruction

The Federal Government has outlined some of the measures being implemented for COVID-19 Pandemic Recovery and Reconstruction in the country, after taking steps to contain the spread of infection, minimize casualties and ensure that clinical services could cope...
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World Bank Approves $400m Credit For Nigeria

World Bank Approves $400m Credit For Nigeria

The World Bank’s Board of Directors has approved a $400 million credit for Nigeria from its International Development Association (IDA) for COVID-19 vaccine acquisition.   A statement issued on Friday, in Washington, explained that the&nb...
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PSC Bans 2,000 Nigerians From Traveling Abroad

PSC Bans 2,000 Nigerians From Traveling Abroad

The Presidential Steering Committee(PSC) on COVID-19  has banned over 2,000 Nigerians and foreigners from traveling abroad and into the country for one year, for evading the Coronavirus Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test at the country’s internat...
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CAC Registers 245,000 SMEs Free Of Charge

CAC Registers 245,000 SMEs Free Of Charge

The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has registered more than 245,000 Small and Medium Enterprises businesses free of charge.  The Registrar-General, Alhaji Garba Abubakar, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Wednesday&...
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Edo, Akwa Ibom Top List Of 444 New Covid-19 Cases, 7 Deaths

Edo, Akwa Ibom Top List Of 444 New Covid-19 Cases, 7 Deaths

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC), has recorded seven more Coronavirus (COVID-19)-related deaths and 444 new infections from 20 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).  NCDC explained that the 444 fresh cases reported on Friday, i...
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COVID-19: Lagos Uses 400 0xygen Cylinders Per Day

COVID-19: Lagos Uses 400 0xygen Cylinders Per Day

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that severe COVID-19 patients in the state currently utilise 400 oxygen cylinders per day since the outbreak of the third wave.  Sanwo-Olu stated this on Monday at the Lagos House, Ikeja, during...
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Nigeria Records 665 New Cases Of Covid-19, Eight Deaths

Nigeria Records 665 New Cases Of Covid-19, Eight Deaths

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday recorded 665 new cases of COVID-19 and eight deaths across the country. According to NCDC, the new cases were reported from 13 states- Lagos (369), Anambra (68), Oyo (63), Akwa Ibom (48),...
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World’s Largest Airlines Plunges By $12b As COVID-19 Cases Climb

World’s Largest Airlines Plunges By $12b As COVID-19 Cases Climb

Airline companies are still far from pre-pandemic profit and sales as some of their businesses, like business travel, are not even comparable to normal levels.    However, the growing number of COVID-19 cases, fears of new travel restrictions due to...
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Oil Extends Losses As Covid-19 Slows Demand

Oil Extends Losses As Covid-19 Slows Demand

Oil prices fell for a second day on Friday after the International Energy Agency warned that demand growth for crude and its products had slowed sharply as surging COVID-19 cases worldwide forced governments to revive movement restrictions.Reute...
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Nigeria Reports 610 New Cases Of COVID-19, Two Deaths

Nigeria Reports 610 New Cases Of COVID-19, Two Deaths

Nigeria on Tuesday recorded 610 new cases of COVID-19 infections, the second-highest in nearly six months.   According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the new infections took the country’s total confirmed cases to 179,118, from the 422 ca...
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COVID-19: SIFAX Boss Advocates Improved University ICT infrastructure

COVID-19: SIFAX Boss Advocates Improved University ICT infrastructure

In view of the COVID-19 pandemic that slowed down teaching and learning in the country’s educational institutions, Dr. Taiwo Afolabi, Group Executive Vice Chairman, SIFAX Group, has tasked relevant stakeholders in the education ecosystem on the need to upgra...
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Nigeria Records Another 565 Covid-19 Cases

Nigeria Records Another 565 Covid-19 Cases

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has revealed that the number of active COVID-19 cases in Nigeria increased to 9,066 with 565 additional cases confirmed on Friday.   The NCDC stated that 76 people had recovered and were discharged from.....
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Nigeria Records 566 New Covid-19 Cases, 11 Deaths

Nigeria Records 566 New Covid-19 Cases, 11 Deaths

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday reported 566 additional COVID-19 infections due to a surge in the spread of the Delta variant in the country.  The NCDC, which made this known via its website on Friday Morning,...
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