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COVID-19: US Embassy Announces Arrival Of Four Million Doses Of

The U.S. Embassy in Abuja is pleased to announce the arrival of four million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine as part of the United States’ global efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. At a hand-over ceremony, Chargé D’affaires Kathleen Fitzgibbon delivered the shipment to Secretary to the Government of the Federation and Chair of […]

Eid-El Kabir: FG Asks Northern Governors, Emirs To Suspend ‘Dubar’

The Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 has asked Northern Governors and Emirs to suspend Durbar activities to prevent the spread of Coronavirus.  The Federal Government’s Committee made this known in a statement by its Chairman and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, on Sunday, July 18, 2021. Durbar is a common […]

SGF, Health Minister, Other PTF Members Receive COVID-19 Vaccines

The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, who is also the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, and other members of the PTF have received the AstraZeneca vaccines. They took the first jabs of the vaccine on Monday, March 8, 2021, at the briefing of the Task Force […]

FG Raises Concern Over Possible Scarcity Of Petrol

The Federal Government has raised concerns about the possibility of scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol, in the country. The Minister of State for Petroleum, Mr Timipre Sylva, raised the concern on Monday, February 1, 2021, at a late-night meeting between the Government and leaders of the organised labour. Channels TV […]

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 […]

“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 […]

“731 Corps Members Test Positive For COVID-19” –PTF

Seven hundred and thirty-seven corps members from the Batch-B have tested positive for COVID-19. The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force On COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha disclosed this on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. According to him, the cases were recorded from all States across the country. He said: “In continuation of the NYSC engagement, the […]

Testing for Coronavirus Disease: Benefits and Dangers of Not Testing

After about eight months of rage, COVID-19 has impacted human lives in ways unexpected. While many still see the disease as a scam, doubting the quoted figures of infection, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has, at every opportunity, emphasised the danger in such disposition.  NCDC Boss, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, at one occasion said […]

PTF Calls For Caution Amid Declining Cases; Warns That ‘COVID-19

Barely 24 hours after Nigeria reported its lowest number of Coronavirus disease cases in four months, the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has warned Nigerians to remain vigilant. PTF Chairman and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, gave the caution on Monday, August 31, 2020, at the briefing of […]