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SGF, Health Minister, Other PTF Members Receive COVID-19 Vaccines

The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, who is also the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, and other members of the PTF have received the AstraZeneca vaccines. They took the first jabs of the vaccine on Monday, March 8, 2021, at the briefing of the Task Force […]

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 […]

“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 […]

Testing for Coronavirus Disease: Benefits and Dangers of Not Testing

After about eight months of rage, COVID-19 has impacted human lives in ways unexpected. While many still see the disease as a scam, doubting the quoted figures of infection, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has, at every opportunity, emphasised the danger in such disposition.  NCDC Boss, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, at one occasion said […]

PTF Calls For Caution Amid Declining Cases; Warns That ‘COVID-19

Barely 24 hours after Nigeria reported its lowest number of Coronavirus disease cases in four months, the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has warned Nigerians to remain vigilant. PTF Chairman and Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, gave the caution on Monday, August 31, 2020, at the briefing of […]

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 […]

COVID-19: “About 40 Health Workers Tested Positive” -Ehanire

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has said about 40 health workers have tested positive for Coronavirus in the country. Dr Ehanire disclosed this on Thursday, April 23, 2020, during the briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja. He appealed to medical workers in the frontline of the COVID-19 fight to […]

SGF Apologises For Violating COVID-19 Protocols During Abba Kyari’s Burial

The Secretary General of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, has apologised over violations that took place during the burial of the late Chief of Staff to the President, Mr Abba Kyari. Mr Mustapha, who is also the Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, says it is regrettable that social distancing was not observed […]

Buhari Appoints Yemi-Esan As HoS; Retires Oyo-Ita

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the retirement of Mrs Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita from the Federal Civil Service with effect from Thursday, 27th February 2020. This is according to a communique by the Permanent Secretary (General Services Office), Mr Olusegun A. Adekunle (Esq), who wrote on behalf of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation. […]