Tags : Presidential Task Force

“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 […]

“FG To Review Resumption Date For Schools” -Education Minister

The Federal Government says it is currently reviewing the January 18. 2021, resumption date for Schools across the country, following the rise in COVID-19 cases. The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, stated this on Monday, January 11, 2021, at the resumed briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in Abuja, the nation’s […]

“There Will Be Repercussions For VIPs, Govt Officials Who Flout

The Federal Government has said there will be repercussions for Very Important Personalities (VIPs) and Government officials who flout travel protocols. In a video posted by the Ministry of Information and Culture on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, via Twitter, the National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Dr Sani Aliyu, vowed to clamp […]

86 Nigerians Arrive Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport

Eighty six Nigerians have arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, via Air Sudan. The Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, disclosed this in a tweet on Friday, July 3, 2020, but did not reveal where they returned from. According to the NIDCOM Boss, the returnees will go on […]

COVID-19: NCDC Confirms 338 New Cases, Total Infections Now 5,959

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed that the Country has recorded 338 new cases of the novel Coronavirus. In a tweet on its official handle late Sunday, May 17, 2020, the NCDC said Lagos State had recorded 177 new cases, while Kano State has 64 cases. Other regions with new cases include […]

Isolation Centres: CBCN Donate Over 400 Hospitals

The Catholic Bishop Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has offered over 400 Health Facilities across the Nation to now be used as COVID-19 Isolation Centres. Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha disclosed this at the Presidential Task Force briefing on Monday, May 11, 2020. He disclosed that the facilities can now be […]

COVID-19: NCDC Confirms 381 New Cases, Total Infections Now 3,526

Nigeria has recorded 381 new cases of the Coronavirus, bringing the total number of infections in the Country to 3,526. The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), confirmed this in a tweet on Thursday, May 7, 2020. Of the new cases, 183 are in Lagos State, 55 in Kano State, 44 in Jigawa State, while […]

F.G Says Anyone Found Without Face Mask Will Be Prosecuted

The Federal Government has announced that anyone found moving about without a facemask will be prosecuted. This was disclosed in a document by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 on Friday, May 1, 2020, as part of the guidelines it released for the implementation of the phased and gradual easing of the lockdown. The […]

ENEMIES OF THE STATE: Femi Adesina Reacts To Leaked Drafted

You have possibly watched the 1998 action-thriller film with the above title, starring Will Smith. It was the box office hit story about a group of people plotting to kill an American Congressman, and the tape of the plot was discovered. Well, an Enemy of the State struck in Nigeria on Monday, but this time, […]

COVID-19: Minister Says 113 Health Workers Are Infected

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire has revealed that 113 health workers have been infected with the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Dr Ehanire who made the announcement during the Presidential Task Force briefing on Thursday, April 30, 2020, said the rapid speed of Coronavirus community transmission is a major concern for the PTF, but a bigger […]