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COVID-19: NCDC Records Six New Cases Of British Variant

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed that six new cases of the B117 strain of COVID-19 have been found in the country.  NCDC confirmed this on Monday, February 1, 2021, through its Director-General, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, at the Presidential Task Force (PTF) briefing in Abuja; stating that with the reported six cases […]

COVID-19: “FG Targetting At Least 70% Of Nigerians For Vaccination”

No fewer than 70 per cent of the Nigerian population will be vaccinated when the Federal Government takes delivery of the COVID-19 vaccines. This is a target the Government has set for itself and has assured Nigerians that it will do all it can to ensure the goal is achieved. The Secretary to the Government […]

COVID-19: NCDC Records 1,114 Fresh Cases, 27 New Deaths

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has recorded 27 new deaths from the Coronavirus, even as the country recorded 1,114 fresh infections on Friday, January 29, 2021. This was disclosed in the report published by the NCDC in the early hours of Saturday, January 30, 2021. The new cases were recorded in 21 States […]

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Consuming Ewedu Will Not Cure COVID-19

CLAIM: There is a WhatsApp post claiming that ewedu leaves kill Coronavirus. The post, which is also on a website and Twitter handle, stated that: “Krain krain has flavonoid that aids the absorption of zinc in the body. Zinc can enter the virus ‌ infected cells and stop corona virus from reproducing. Good news. Eat […]

COVID-19: “We Don’t Need To Vaccinate 20 Million Lagos Residents”

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said his administration does not need to vaccinate over 20 million residents of the State against the deadly COVID-19. He disclosed this during an interview on Channels Television, adding that the State Government is engaging some companies in the production of COVID-19 vaccines for residents of the State. […]

Victor Osimhen Recovers From COVID-19

Nigerian striker, Victor Osimhen, has been given the all-clear by the medical team of Italian Club giants, Napoli, after making a full recovery from the Coronavirus disease. The 22-year old had tested positive for the virus after he returning from Nigeria where he had celebrated the yuletide. His clean bill of health was disclosed via […]

NGF Sets Up Team To Advise On Procurement, Administration Of

The Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) has set up a team of experts to advise on the procurement and administration of the Coronavirus vaccines. The decision was taken during the 24th teleconference meeting of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum held on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. Channels TV reports that the meeting was to deliberate the procurement and […]

Rivers State Records 163 New Cases Of COVID-19 As 14

Rivers State has reported 163 new cases of the Coronavirus, even as 14 more persons were confirmed dead across the country. Channels TV reports that Rivers’ tally made it the second most-prolific virus State on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, just behind Lagos State, the country’s epicentre of the global pandemic. In an early-morning tweet on […]

“How Increased Travels, Religious Activities, Others Triggered Hike In COVID-19

​The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has highlighted the factors that led to the increased figures of Coronavirus recorded in the country since November 2020. Addressing reporters on Monday, January 11, 2021, in Abuja, the PTF Chairman, Mr Boss Mustapha, revealed that increased local and international travels were among the major factors. He listed […]