Tag: covid 19

Deregulation: PPPRA assures Nigerians of better days ahead

Abdul Jimoh- September 8, 2020

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) has assured Nigerians that the deregulation of the downstream oil sector is in the best interest of the ... Read More

COVID-19: Traditional ruler approves cancellation of Lokoja fishing festival

Abdul Jimoh- September 2, 2020

The Maigari, traditional head of Lokoja, Alhaji Muhammadu Kabir has approved the cancellation of this year’s edition of the Donkwo Fishing Festival. Donkwo is an annual fishing festival in Lokoja, Kogi. ... Read More

FG approves N10bn to cushion COVID-19 setback in transport sector

Abdul Jimoh- August 26, 2020

The Federal Government has approved N10 billion to cushion the sufferings encountered by road transport workers and operators as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. ... Read More

Lagos Health Commissioner tests positive for COVID-19

Abdul Jimoh- August 24, 2020

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has tested positive for COVID-19. The state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Gbenga Omotoso, made ... Read More

Public Health Consultant faults Nigerian-trained U.S based doctor’s claims

Abdul Jimoh- July 29, 2020

A Public Health Consultant, Dr Adegboyega Oyefabi, has faulted Dr Stella Immanuel, a Nigerian-trained U.S based doctor’s claims of using Hydroxychloroquine, Zinc and Zithromax, for curing some ... Read More

COVID-19: People no longer follow safety protocols — Gov. Bello

Abdul Jimoh- July 23, 2020

Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger says government has noticed with dismay that people no longer follow established safety protocols against COVID-19, especially wearing of face ... Read More

COVID-19: Federal High Court Chief Judge, John Tsoho, goes on self-isolation

Abdul Jimoh- July 17, 2020

The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court (FHC), Justice John Tsoho, has gone on self-isolation following a confirmed case of COVID -19.   Justice ... Read More

COVID-19 Vaccine: 165 countries engage in global access facility – WHO

Abdul Jimoh- July 16, 2020

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says no fewer than 165 countries have engaged in COVID-19 vaccine global access facility. WHO said in a statement posted ... Read More

COVID-19: UCH receives N5m grant from Oyo State Govt. – official

Streaming Admin- July 10, 2020

The University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, says it has received N5 million grant from the Oyo State Government to support the COVID-19 response in the ... Read More

Lagos Govt includes 7 private laboratories for COVID-19 tests

inno.korie- June 26, 2020

Akin Abayomi, Lagos State Commissioner for Health, says seven private laboratories have been included to enhance COVID-19 sample testing in the state. Abayomi made the ... Read More

COVID-19: Women affairs Minister advises Nigerians on adopting guidelines to curb spread

inno.korie- June 13, 2020

The Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Pauline Tallen, has appealed to Nigerians to continue observing all the safety guidelines issued by the Presidential Task Force ... Read More

COVID-19: Plateau has 127 confirmed cases, discharges 88 – Official

Abdul Jimoh- June 9, 2020

Dr Lar Ndam, Plateau Commissioner for Health, says  the state has 127 confirmed cases out which 88 have been treated and discharged. Ndam made the ... Read More

BREAKING: PTF on COVID-19 Update Effective from Tomorrow 2/6/2020

Tanimu- June 1, 2020

Nationwide curfew remains in place, timing now 10pm—4am. Full opening of financial sector - normal working hours Restricted opening of places of worship, (regular church ... Read More

COVID-19: CAN Commends Muslims in Complying to Government Directives on #EidUlFitr Celebration

Tanimu- May 26, 2020

The Christian Association of Nigeria(CAN), Oyo State Chapter, has commended Muslims in the state for complying with government directives on Eid-el-Fitr celebration amidst COVID-19. This ... Read More

President Buhari Receives President of Guinea Bissau, Embalo

Tanimu- May 16, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday at the State House, Abuja, received the Madagascan native formulation against the Covid-19 pandemic, and reiterated that he will listen to ... Read More

“I Will Listen to Science” President Buhari Receives Madagascan COVID-19 Herbal “Drug”

Tanimu- May 16, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday at the State House, Abuja, received the Madagascan native formulation against the Covid-19 pandemic, and reiterated that he will listen to ... Read More

COVID-19 fallout: Osinbajo highlights FG’s palliative for MSMEs

Abdul Jimoh- May 16, 2020

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, says the Federal Government has setup palliatives to assist Micro Small and Medium Enterprises(MSMEs) survive the economic fallout of the COVID-19 ... Read More

COVID-19: NCDC records 193 new cases, bringing total infections to 5,162

Abdul Jimoh- May 15, 2020

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday recorded 193 new cases of the coronavirus, thus bringing the total number of infections in the ... Read More

Nigeria records 146 new COVID-19 cases, total infections now 4,787

inno.korie- May 13, 2020

Nigeria has recorded 146 new cases of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total infections to 4,787 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in a ... Read More

COVID-19: Saudi Arabia Increase VAT by 15%

Tanimu- May 11, 2020

Saudi Arabia will increase its value-added tax (VAT) from five to 15 percent in July, the Finance Ministry said on Monday, as part of moves ... Read More