COVID-19: Nigeria Records Four New Infections, As Cases Rise To

The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nigeria has risen to 139, after four new cases were discovered. The National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed the new figure in a tweet on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, in its latest update on the disease. Of the four new cases, three were confirmed in […]

Nigeria Records Four New Cases Of COVID-19

Four new cases of the COVID-19 pandemic have been reported in Nigeria. The National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), made the announcement through its Twitter handle on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 11:15am stating that three of the pandemic were reported in Osun State while one in Ogun State. This brings the number of confirmed […]

Police Effect Lock Down Order, Blocks Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

In a bid to curb the COVID-19, the police have blocked the inbound and outbound sections of the Lagos-Ibadan express way, as part of measures to lock down the Lagos metropolis. This move follows the recent order by President Muhammadu Buhari, in line with local and global best practices for curbing the spread of COVID-19. […]

President Buhari Signs COVID-19 Regulations 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari signed the COVID-19 Regulations, 2020, which declared COVID-19 a dangerous infectious disease, on Monday, March 30, 2020. This according to Femi Adesina the special adviser to the President, is in line with the exercising of the powers conferred on Buhari by Sections 2, 3 and 4 of the Quarantine Act (CAP Q2 […]

Nigeria Records Five New Cases Of COVID-19, Total Infections Now

Five new cases of the COVID-19 have been confirmed in Nigeria, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 51. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), two of the cases are in the FCT, two are in Lagos, while one is in Rivers State. The NCDC further explained that three […]

Nigeria Receives Test Kits, Protective Gears Donated By Jack Ma

The Nigerian Government has received its share of test kits and protective gears donated to Africa by Chinese business tycoon, Jack Ma. The materials arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Wednesday morning, March 25, 2020. They include 100,000 masks, 20,000 test kits, PPEs, among others. According to the Permanent Secretary Ministry of […]

COVID-19: Confirmed Cases In Nigeria Rise To 46

Two new cases of the COVID-19 have been confirmed in Nigeria. According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), one additional case was found in Lagos State while another was discovered in Osun State. A statement by the NCDC reveals that both cases are travellers who returned to Nigeria in the last 7 days. […]

Confirmed Cases of Coronavirus In Nigeria Rises To 44

Two new cases of the coronavirus disease have been confirmed in Nigeria, taking the total number of cases in the country to 44. The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this on Tuesday March 24, 2020. According to the NCDC, one of the cases was confirmed in the FCT, while the other was in […]

COVID-19: Confirmed Cases In Nigeria Rise To 42

Two new cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in the country, bringing the total number of cases to 42. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced the latest figure in a tweet on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, hours after recording four cases. It revealed that the recently confirmed two cases were discovered in Lagos […]

COVID-19: Nigeria Records First Death

Nigeria has recorded the first death to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this on Monday, March 23, 2020 via its verified Twitter handle, stating that a 67-year-old male who returned following a medical treatment in the UK. He had underlying medical conditions- multiple myeloma and diabetes and was undergoing […]