Tag: coronavirus

National Primary Health Care Development Agency: FAQs And Answers On Covid-19 Vaccination

Suleiman Idris- January 26, 2021

COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS DISEASE) What’s COVID-19? COVID-19 is the infectious disease caused by the most recently discovered coronavirus, known as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2). ... Read More

2020 UTME: No date fixed for sales of application documents yet – JAMB

Abdul Jimoh- December 30, 2020

Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), says no date has been fixed for the commencement of sales of the application documents for its 2021 Unified Tertiary ... Read More

UK unemployment hits four-year high on virus fallout

Abdul Jimoh- December 15, 2020

Britain’s unemployment rate has struck the highest level in four years after the coronavirus pandemic wiped out a record amount of jobs, official data showed ... Read More

New Wave of Coronavirus: FRSC Corps Marshal Charges Commanding Officers on Precautionary Measures and Enforcement

Henry Solomon- December 14, 2020

The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has tasked Commanding Officers to brace up, be more proactive and ensure immediate deployment of ... Read More

Kano State confirms 12 new COVID-19 infections, active cases now 117

Abdul Jimoh- December 14, 2020

The Kano State Ministry of Health has confirmed 12 new infections of the Coronavirus, bringing the total number of active cases in the state to ... Read More

673,183 people have been tested for COVID-19 in Nigeria – NCDC

Abdul Jimoh- November 6, 2020

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced an additional 180 new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID19) infections in the country, bringing the total ... Read More

COVID-19 Disruptions and Survival of MSMEs

Henry Solomon- September 26, 2020

By Chijioke Okoronkwo One of the critical areas of global economy adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic is the Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) ... Read More

WHO says over 30 COVID-19 vaccines undergoing clinical trials, including in Russia

Abdul Jimoh- September 10, 2020

More than 30 vaccines against COVID-19 are currently undergoing clinical trials in different countries, including in Russia, and this is very encouraging, the World Health ... Read More

9 coronavirus vaccine makers pledge to ‘stand with science’

Abdul Jimoh- September 8, 2020

Nine pharmaceutical companies pledged on Tuesday to “uphold the integrity of the scientific process” as they face pressure to quickly produce a coronavirus vaccine. In ... Read More

Carefree attitude of Nigerians leads to national spread of COVID-19- Ajibade

inno.korie- August 2, 2020

A Pharmacist, Mr Abiodun Ajibade, on Sunday attributed the spike in cases of COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria to carefree attitude of many people. was responsible ... Read More

COVID-19 Response: FG Receives 2nd Batch Medical Supplies of UN Basket Fund

Henry Solomon- July 31, 2020

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has joined other stakeholders to receive 2nd Batch Medical Supplies purchased with UN Basket Fund for COVID-19 Response ... Read More

Coronavirus vaccine: WHO chief scientist thinks mid-2021 is possible

Abdul Jimoh- July 20, 2020

Widespread coronavirus vaccination could begin in the middle of next year, the chief scientist of the World Health Organisation, Soumya  Swaminathan said. She expressed cautious ... Read More

German Pharmacists Develop Gargle Test to Detect Coronavirus

Henry Solomon- July 15, 2020

Pharmacists at Germany’s University of Halle-Wittenberg have developed a way of detecting small amounts of coronavirus in gargling solution, a technique which could be used ... Read More

COVID-19: AfDB Urges Central Banks to Cut Interest Rates

Henry Solomon- July 7, 2020

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has urged central banks on the continent to act quickly by cutting interest rates to inject liquidity in view of ... Read More

Brazilian President Bolsonaro tested for coronavirus

Abdul Jimoh- July 7, 2020

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has been tested for the novel coronavirus, local media cited the president’s office as saying on Monday. The right-wing populist president, ... Read More

Face Mask Mandatory, Gathering Ban During Hajj – Saudi Arabia

Tanimu- July 6, 2020

Saudi Arabia on Monday said all the intending pilgrims in 2020 Hajj must wear face masks at all times, while workers would ensure no overcrowding ... Read More

Don Jazzy Urge Nigerians to be Careful when They Visit Barber Shop

Tanimu- July 6, 2020

Nigerian Music star, Micheal Ajereh a.k.a Don Jazzy has urged Nigerians to adhere strictly to safety measures approved by health authorities to avoid contracting the ... Read More

Osun records 2 COVID-19 deaths, 14 new cases

Suleiman Idris- July 5, 2020

The Osun Government says it has recorded two coronavirus related deaths with 14 new cases in the state. Dr Rafiu Isamotu, the state’s Commissioner For ... Read More

Drug Addicts, Substance Users Susceptible to COVID-19 Infection, Expert Says

Henry Solomon- June 27, 2020

A Mental and Behavioural Medicine Specialist, Dr Kola Okunade, on Saturday said drug addicts and substance users were more susceptible to COVID-19 and other deadly ... Read More

Mysterious Deaths in Kano, Panel’s Report Says 15% COVID-19 Related

Tanimu- June 17, 2020

The Kano State Investigative Panel on Mysterious Deaths has said that only 15.9 percent of the recently recorded mysterious deaths in the state were COVID-19-related. ... Read More