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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 […]

Ensure Full Enforcement Of COVID-19 Health Protection Regulations, IGP Orders

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, has ordered that Assistant Inspectors General of Police in the seventeen (17) zonal commands and their constituent Commissioners of Police in the thirty-six (36) States of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, should carry out full enforcement of the COVID-19 Health Protection Regulations 2021 signed […]

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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 […]

WHO Team Arrives In Wuhan For Virus Investigation

A team of experts from the World Health Organization has arrived in Wuhan to probe the origins of the Coronavirus more than a year after it emerged, as China reported its first death from COVID-19 in eight months. Channels TV reports that the 10 Scientists landed for their much-delayed mission, met by Chinese officials in […]

COVID-19: Nigeria Records 1,145 New Cases, Highest Ever In One

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has reported 1,145 new cases of COVID-19. The Thursday, December 17, 2020 figure was the highest ever infection recorded in one day since recordkeeping commenced in March. According to the NCDC, total COVID-19 cases in Nigeria now sums up to 76,207 cases; while 67,110 cases have been discharged, and […]

COVID-19: “Behave Responsibly During Holidays To Avoid Another Lockdown”, FG

The Federal Government has tasked Nigerians to comply with COVID-19 health guidelines as the holiday season beckons. The call was part of the National Economic Council resolution after a meeting chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday, December 17, 2020. Nigeria, in recent weeks, has witnessed a surge in new infections of the deadly […]

Plateau Governor Tests Positive For COVID-19

Plateau State Governor, Mr Simon Lalong, has tested positive for Coronavirus disease. The Director of Press and Publicity to the Governor, Dr Makut Macham, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday, December 17, 2020. He explained that the Governor took the test along with members of his family while his result came out positive but […]

“Getting COVID-19 Vaccine A Matter Of Utmost Concern” -Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said one of Nigeria’s main priorities now is getting the Corona Virus Disease vaccine. Prof. Osinbajo stated this on Thursday, November 12, 2020, at the opening session of the virtual edition of the Paris Peace Forum, noting that this is a matter of utmost concern to the Buhari-administration. Stating what […]

Coronavirus Disease: NCDC Records 188 New Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 188 new cases of the novel coronavirus. According to the Health Agency, the Country has confirmed 56,017 cases of the virus; 43,998 cases have been discharged with 1,076 deaths. The 188 new cases reported on Friday were from 19 States with Lagos State taking the lead […]

Coronavirus Disease: NCDC Reports 197 New Cases, As Recoveries Push

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed 197 more Coronavirus cases even as the number of people who have recovered from the disease pushes toward 44,000. The Agency said on Thursday, September 10, 2020, that the new infections were reported in twelve States and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). According to a tweet […]