Tag: COVID19

Customs generates N976.6bn revenue in 8 months

Abdul Jimoh- September 10, 2020

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has so far generated N976.6 billion revenue from January to August for the country. The document obtained from the service ... Read More

COVID-19: FCTA to ensure adequate food supply in FCT

Abdul Jimoh- September 8, 2020

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), on Tuesday in Abuja expressed determination to ensure adequate food supply to cushion the effects of COVID-19 on residents. ... Read More

Covid-19: LASG calls for isolation rooms in schools

Abdul Jimoh- September 3, 2020

Mrs Olufolayimika Ayandele, the Tutor General/Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Education District III, has urged the public and private school administrators to create isolation rooms in ... Read More

11 Nigerians die of COVID-19 in South Africa — Union

Abdul Jimoh- September 2, 2020

The Nigerian Union in South Africa (NUSA) says that 11 Nigerians have so far died of COVID-19 in that country. Mr Adetola Olubajo, President of ... Read More

COVID-19: NCDC, ICRC to train 25 Anambra doctors on infection prevention, control

Abdul Jimoh- August 14, 2020

The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) plan to train 25 doctors in Anambra on Infection Prevention ... Read More

Nigerians join in marking 1st World Mask Week

Abdul Jimoh- August 11, 2020

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has joined the first global movement of World Mask Week (WMW) to motivate all citizens to wear facemasks ... Read More

Trade in fake COVID-19 products booming amid demand surge — UNODC

Abdul Jimoh- July 8, 2020

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has warned that illegal trade in fake or faulty COVID-19-related products is booming amid a surge ... 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

Vitamin D reduces COVID-19 severity, deaths — Expert

Abdul Jimoh- June 23, 2020

Prof. Temitope Alonge, the Deputy Chairman of Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force, says higher Vitamin D levels due to constant exposure to sunlight may be ... Read More

Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases hit 20,244, NCDC says

Abdul Jimoh- June 22, 2020

Nigeria on Sunday recorded 436 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 20,244. The Nigeria Centre for Disease ... Read More

COVID-19: Buhari challenges Scientists on solutions as Humanity, Nigeria’s democracy under threat

Abdul Jimoh- June 12, 2020

President Muhammadu  Buhari has challenged Nigerian scientists and researchers to come up with solutions  to cure COVID-19 as humanity and democracy is under threat of ... Read More

Ogoni cleanup: Lockdown, land tussle responsible for delay – D-G NOSDRA

Abdul Jimoh- June 11, 2020

The Director General, National Oil Spill Detection Agency (NOSDRA), Mr Idris Musa, said that the lockdown occasioned by COVID-19 had caused a delay in the ... Read More

COVID-19: NYSC proposes camp reopening

Abdul Jimoh- June 10, 2020

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) says it has embarked on measures that will ensure safety and efficient operations post COVID-19 restrictions on socio-economic activities ... Read More

El Rufai opens up Kaduna, gives guidelines

Abdul Jimoh- June 9, 2020

Governor Nasir El Rufai has been opened up Kaduna state, after 75 days of partial lockdown, following the invocation of the Quarantine Act and the ... Read More

S/African president worried about rapid spread of pandemic as schools reopen

Abdul Jimoh- June 8, 2020

As schools reopened in South Africa on Monday, President Cyril Ramaphosa said he is worried about the rapid spread of the COVID-19 pandemic these days. ... Read More

2020 Admissions: JAMB fixes June 16 for policy meeting

Abdul Jimoh- June 8, 2020

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), has scheduled the 2020 Policy Meeting of tertiary institutions for June 16, 2020. The exam body disclosed this ... Read More

English Premier League players won’t be fit until late June, club manager says

Abdul Jimoh- May 17, 2020

Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce has warned that players would not be ready for competitive action until the end of June as the English Premier ... Read More

COVID-19: Nigeria lauds Africa CDC, WHO for providing trainings

Abdul Jimoh- May 14, 2020

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says the proactive steps by Africa CDC to National Public Health Institutes in strengthening the response capacity of ... Read More

Gov. AbdulRazaq sacks driver, queries team over mishandling of COVID-19 case

Abdul Jimoh- May 14, 2020

Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has sacked a driver and queried COVID-19 team for the mishandling a COVID-19 case and evacuating the victim without following ... Read More