Zamfara Budgets N17.1b For COVID-19 Recovery Programme

Zamfara Budgets N17.1b For COVID-19 Recovery Programme

Zamfara State Government has budgeted N17.1billion for COVID-19 action recovery and economic stimulus programme tagged, “Matawalle Vision 2023’’. Performing the formal inauguration of the project, Gov. Bello Matawalle said it was designed to address the challenges associated with the pandemic...
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Worship Centres Flout COVID-19 Protocols

Worship Centres Flout COVID-19 Protocols

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to celebrate Christmas, the birthday of Jesus Christ on Saturday, some churches in Abuja did not obey/enforce the COVID-19 protocols of wearing face mask and social distancing.  Christmas is an annual festival...
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Buhari Tasks Nigerian Varsities On Cure For COVID-19

Buhari Tasks Nigerian Varsities On Cure For COVID-19

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday tasked Nigerian universities to come up with a cure for Coronavirus (COVID-19)  Represented by Mr John Mairafi, a Director with the National Universities Commission (NUC), Buhari gave the charge in Oye-Ekiti, at the ...
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WHO Approves Covovax Vaccine For Emergency Use

WHO Approves Covovax Vaccine For Emergency Use

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday approved the Covovax vaccine for Emergency Use Listing (EUL), elevating to nine the number of immunisations approved to fight the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.  The vaccine is produced by the Serum Institut...
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US Surpasses 800,000 Covid-19 Deaths

US Surpasses 800,000 Covid-19 Deaths

More than 800,000 Americans have now died from the coronavirus, the highest recorded national death toll from the global pandemic. It comes as the US reached 50 million confirmed cases of Covid-19 on Monday.  Most deaths have been recorded among...
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Ayade Suspends Calabar Carnival Over Insecurity, Omicron COVID-19 Variant

Ayade Suspends Calabar Carnival Over Insecurity, Omicron COVID-19 Variant

Governor  Ben Ayade of Cross River has suspended the 2021 annual Calabar carnival due to insecurity and the outbreak of Omicron COVID-19 variant.  Mr Linus Obogo, Deputy Chief Press Secretary to Gov. Ayade, disclosed this in an interview with th...
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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 ...
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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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