Tag: COVID-19

Addressing Misinformation About COVID-19 Vaccination in Nigeria

Tanimu- July 8, 2021

Dr Faisal ShuaibExecutive Secretary NPHCDA PROTOCOL Good afternoon distinguished members of the press and thank you for honouring our invitation to yet another crucial moment ... Read More

Partner on COVID-19 Vaccine Security and Accountability

Tanimu- April 13, 2021

In line with its determination to ensure accountability and transparency in the deployment and administration of COVID-19 vaccines in Nigeria, the National Primary Health Care ... Read More

COVID-19: NCDC announces 58 new infections as at April 6

Suleiman Idris- April 7, 2021

  By Abujah Racheal The Nigeria Centre  for Disease Control (NAN) has announced 58 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in ... Read More

COVID-19: Nigeria Confirms 269 New Cases

Suleiman Idris- March 8, 2021

Nigeria has recorded 269 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of persons who have tested positive in the country to 158,506. The Nigeria ... Read More

President Buhari’s Speech at the COVID-19 Vaccination Ceremony

Tanimu- March 6, 2021

Dear Compatriots, ​Since the beginning of the year 2020, humanity has remained under the burden of COVID-19 pandemic, an unseen but very potent enemy around ... Read More

COVID-19 vaccine will guarantee national immunity – Medical practitioner

Abdul Jimoh- March 5, 2021

Dr Ejike Oji, Chairman Technical Management Committee, Association for the Advancement of Family Planning (AAFP), says arrival of almost four million doses of COVID-19 vaccine ... Read More

Nigeria’s COVID-19 deaths near 2,000 mark

Abdul Jimoh- March 4, 2021

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 16 additional COVID-19 related deaths, bringing the total number of deaths from the disease since its ... Read More

PTF Briefing on COVID-19

Tanimu- February 9, 2021

Inbound travellers who have violated Nigeria's COVID-19 travel protocols will be liable to prosecution and imprisonment. Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 Boss ... Read More

PTF Suspends Fresh 100 Passports

Tanimu- February 9, 2021

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has released another list of 100 passports that have been suspended for six months due to non-compliance with the ... Read More

COVID-19 won’t hinder our development strides in Kogi – BELLO

Abdul Jimoh- January 1, 2021

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has assured citizens that the ongoing developmental strides across the state will be sustained by his administration notwithstanding the much ... Read More

New Year Speech By His Execellency, Muhammaduri Buhari, President Of The Federal Republic Of Nigeria

Abdul Jimoh- January 1, 2021

My fellow countrymen and women, First, I would like to thank and praise the Almighty who saw us through the year 2020 and has given ... Read More

Buhari Extends Mandate Of PTF On COVID-19

Abdul Jimoh- December 22, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended the mandate of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 “for a further period till the end of March, 2021 ... Read More

FG mulls travel ban over new strain of COVID-19

Abdul Jimoh- December 21, 2020

Worried about the mutated strain of COVID-19 manifesting itself in the United Kingdom, the Federal Government says it may impose a travel ban to and ... Read More

Civil Defence Receives COVID-19 Testing Equipment

Tanimu- December 21, 2020

The Commandant General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Abdulahi Gana Mohammadu on Friday in his office received Covid 19 testing equipment (Polymerase chain reaction ... Read More

World Bank approves $1.5bn COVID-19 recovery, stimulus for Nigeria

Abdul Jimoh- December 15, 2020

The World Bank Group has approved a 1.5 billion dollars package to help build a resilient recovery post-COVID-19 in Nigeria. This is according to a ... 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

COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu goes into self-isolation

Suleiman Idris- December 12, 2020

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu will go into self-isolation immediately, after one of his close aides tested positive for COVID-19 Mr. Governor and other ... Read More

Recession: Financial expert seeks aggressive implementation of ESP

Abdul Jimoh- November 21, 2020

Uche Uwaleke, Professor of Finance and Capital Market, has called for early passage of the 2021 Appropriation Bill and aggressive implementation of the Economic Sustainability ... Read More

Africa on alert of 2nd wave as COVID-19 cases top 2m

Abdul Jimoh- November 19, 2020

African countries are on high alert of a second wave of COVID-19 outbreak as the number of confirmed cases in the continent hit two million ... Read More

236 Nigeria residents contract coronavirus

Abdul Jimoh- November 19, 2020

Two hundred and thirty-six Nigeria residents have contracted coronavirus (COVID-19) in the past 24 hours, according to official statistics. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control ... Read More