Tags : COVID-19 Pandemic

Socioeconomic Effects Of COVID-19 On Kaduna State So Far, Its

By Atinúkẹ́ Ṣeun-Ìgè. COVID-19 and how it all began: At the outbreak of COVID-19 in late 2019, the world was thrown into chaos as the newly discovered virus caused mild to severe acute respiratory illnesses in humans. This virus, known to be predominantly spread from person to person, is transmitted through contacts, droplets of saliva […]

COVID-19: Nigeria logs 187,023 total infections – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has revealed that Nigeria has logged 187,023 total confirmed COVID-19 infections as of Sunday, August 22, 2021. The NCDC made this known via its website, adding that the country has reported 388 additional COVID-19 infections. The public health Agency noted that eight COVID-19 related deaths were recorded, which […]

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 […]

Sultan Announces Sighting Of Moon, Says Ramadan Begins Tuesday

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has announced the sighting of the moon and noted that the 2021 Ramadan will begin on Tuesday, April 13, 2021.  This is according to a broadcast by the President-General of NSCIA and Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, on Monday night, April 12, 2021. The Sultan of […]

COVID-19 Vaccine: FG Explains Reasons For Stoppage of Process

The Federal Government has given reasons for asking all States administering the COVID-19 Vaccine to stop the process as soon as they use up half of the doses allocated to them. Minister of State for Health, Senator Olorunnimbe Mamora, gave the reasons at a media briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja. […]

Survey On Health Issues Reports: IPC TO Train 45 Journalists

The International Press Centre, IPC, has disclosed its readiness to train 45 Nigerian Journalists on accountability and impactful reporting of the health sector from the month of April, 2021. The IPC disclosed this on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, while releasing the report of the one-month survey of coverage of health issues by four Nigerian newspapers […]

Nigeria’s African Centre Of Excellence For Genomics Of Infectious Diseases

The first African and Nigerian Vaccine on COVID-19 has been developed by African Centre of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Diseases, Redeemer’s University, Ede, Nigeria. A Professor of Molecular Biology and Director at the Centre, Prof. Christian Happi disclosed this on Monday, February 8, 2021, while featuring on BCOS TV breakfast program, ‘AM120’. Prof. Happi […]

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 […]

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 […]