Tag: COVID-19

ActionAid Donates Hand Sanitizers to NTA

Streaming Admin- July 2, 2020

ActionAid Nigeria has donated hand sanitizers to the Nigerian Television Authority to protect journalists from contracting COVID-19. Communications coordinator, ActionAid Nigeria, Lola Ayanda who presented ... Read More

COVID-19: Gombe discharges 350, records 19 deaths

Suleiman Idris- June 30, 2020

Gombe State Task Force on COVID-19 says 350 persons infected with Coronavirus have been treated and discharged, while 19 deaths were recorded. The Chairman of ... Read More

COVID-19: Adamawa records 84 cases, 6 deaths – Official

Suleiman Idris- June 29, 2020

The Adamawa government says it has recorded 84 COVID-19 cases and six deaths from March till date. The state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Abdullahi Isah, ... Read More

COVID-19: CSOs call for community testing in Enugu

Suleiman Idris- June 29, 2020

Some Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Enugu have appealed to the state government to start community testing for COVID-19 in the state. The CSOs made ... 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

FG Sets Regulations, Performance Simulation Flight Ahead of Reopening of Airports

Henry Solomon- June 27, 2020

Ahead of the reopening of the aviation sector in Nigeria, Minister of Aviation, Sen Hadi Sirika and other members of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) ... Read More

COVID-19: NITDA Cautious Against Fake Websites Pledging FG’s Lockdown Funds

Henry Solomon- June 16, 2020

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has warned Nigerians using the cyber space to beware of fake websites leveraging COVID-19 pandemic to defraud unsuspecting ... Read More

Oscar Award Moved to April Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

Henry Solomon- June 16, 2020

The 2021 Oscars ceremony was moved to April from February on Monday due to the havoc caused in the movie industry by the coronavirus pandemic. ... Read More

Many Families Will Resort to Child Labour Over COVID-19 Pandemic- UNICEF

Henry Solomon- June 12, 2020

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says many families will resort to child labour as the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to wreak havoc globally. Mr ... Read More

Buhari Receives Economic Sustainability Plan

Henry Solomon- June 11, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari has received the report of the Economic Sustainability Committee (ESC) with a pledge that the Federal Government will continue to implement measures ... Read More

COVID-19: Bauchi Deputy Governor Tests Negative of Coronavirus

Henry Solomon- June 10, 2020

Mr Baba Tela, Deputy Governor of Bauchi State who tested positive to Coronavous about a week ago has tested negative for the virus and discharged. ... Read More

60 Percent of Kano Deaths Linked to COVID-19 – Minister

Henry Solomon- June 8, 2020

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, on Monday said that 60 per cent of recent deaths recorded in Kano State had been linked to ... Read More

PTF on COVID-19 Brief President Buhari as Ease of Lockdown Ends

Henry Solomon- May 31, 2020

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID–19 where today at the State House, Abuja to brief President Muhammadu Buhari. The President received members of the ... Read More

COVID-19 Won’t Truncate Nigeria’s Electoral Process – INEC

Henry Solomon- May 30, 2020

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday said COVID-19 pandemic would not truncate Nigeria’s democracy and electoral process. INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said this in ... Read More

Brazil Now has More Coronavirus Deaths Than Spain

Henry Solomon- May 30, 2020

Brazil has now suffered more deaths from the novel coronavirus than Spain, according to new statistics released by Johns Hopkins University in the U.S. The ... Read More

Make Sanitary Pads Part of COVID-19 Relief Packages- Group

Henry Solomon- May 29, 2020

A group, Society for Water and Sanitation (NEWSAN), has called for the inclusion of sanitary pads and other menstrual hygiene materials in all COVID-19 relief ... Read More

Menstrual Hygiene Day: Stakeholders Want Misconceptions, Myths Removed

Henry Solomon- May 28, 2020

Stakeholders on Thursday called for collective actions toward ending the misconceptions about menstruation by women in the country. The stakeholders spoken an Nigeria joins the ... Read More

COVID-19: Nigeria has 112 Treatment, Isolation Centres, 5,324 Beds — Minister

Henry Solomon- May 27, 2020

Nigeria has a total of 112 treatment and isolation centres with 5,324 beds as part of the country’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Minster ... Read More

PTF Chair, Boss Mustapha Calls for Researches into COVID-19 Pandemic

Henry Solomon- May 27, 2020

Mr Boss Mustapha, Chairman, Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, has urged researchers and scientists to investigate and do studies on COVID-19, just as the ... Read More

Children’s Day: Lawmaker Urges Parents to Put to Rest Children’s Fear From COVID-19

Henry Solomon- May 27, 2020

Mr Gbolahan Yishawu, member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, has urged parents and guardians to allay fears of their children from the ravaging ... Read More