Tags : Coronavirus

Nigeria Aligns With World Leaders For Global Covid-19 Vaccine Equity

Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Professor Tijjani Muhammad-Bande has said that Nigeria will join other world leaders to push for global COVID-19 vaccine equity at the ongoing UN General Assembly high-level meetings. Professor Muhammad-Bande told newsmen that President Muhammadu Buhari would join other Global Leaders to push for global vaccine access. The Nigerian […]

COVID-19: UK May List Nigeria as Travel Risk

As the British government is set to update its COVID-19 travel list as part of a review that happens every three weeks, Nigeria, Jamaica, and Grenada are among the countries that could be moved to the red list, according to a British data expert. Nigeria is currently on the amber list of countries and territories, but it could […]

Oyo COVID-19 Task Force Uncovers Delta Variant; Warns Residents To

The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force has uncovered the Delta Variant of the disease in the State. The State Incident Manager and Coordinator of the Emergency Operations Centre, Dr Olabode Ladipo, who confirmed this to Newsmen notified the general public of the need to take extra precaution and adhere to all COVID-19 advisories earlier released […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

WHO Team Visits Wuhan Hospital That Received First COVID-19 Patients

The team of World Health Organization experts investigating the origins of the Coronavirus have visited the Wuhan hospital that received the first confirmed Coronavirus cases, before a scheduled tour of a propaganda exhibition celebrating China’s recovery from the pandemic. The group was driven to the Jinyintan Hospital on Saturday, January 30, 2021, the first hospital […]

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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 […]

Nigeria Reports 964 New COVID-19 Cases, Two More Deaths

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has reported 964 new cases of the novel Coronavirus. The Disease Control Agency added on Sunday, January 24, 2021, that two more deaths had been recorded. To date, 121,566 cases have been confirmed, with 97,228 cases discharged and 1,504 deaths in the 36 States and the Federal Capital Territory. […]