Tag: NCDC

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: Plateau govt. calls for calm as cases increase

Suleiman Idris- August 20, 2020

The Plateau government on Thursday called for calm in the state following its ranking among states with highest cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday by the ... Read More

COVID-19: NCDC launches digital platform for speedy delivery of test results

Suleiman Idris- August 20, 2020

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has launched a digital platform to ensure speedy delivery of COVID-19 results in the Federal Capital Territory. Mrs ... 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

NDLEA seizes 3,546kg hard drugs, arrests 205 suspects in FCT

Abdul Jimoh- August 10, 2020

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), FCT Command, says it seized 3,546.632 kilograms of hard drugs from January to July. The NDLEA, FCT Commander, ... 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

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

Abia governor Okezie Ikpeazu tests positive for COVID-19, Commissioner says

Abdul Jimoh- June 8, 2020

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has tested positive for the Coronavirus and has subsequently gone into self-isolation, the Commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi, has ... Read More

COVID-19: NCDC Activates Additional 2 Labs, Bringing total to 28

Henry Solomon- May 26, 2020

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has activated  additional two laboratories, bringing the total number of its laboratories to 28. Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director-General ... 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

COVID-19: NMA decries obstruction of NCDC by Kogi, Cross River govt

Abdul Jimoh- May 15, 2020

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has decried the continued obstruction of the National Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) by the Kogi and Cross ... 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

COVID-19 : Oyo records 4 more cases, discharges 3 patients

Abdul Jimoh- May 13, 2020

Oyo State has recorded four new confirmed cases of COVID-19, the latest figures released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) have revealed. In ... Read More

COVID-19: Medical doctor tests positive in Osun

Abdul Jimoh- May 11, 2020

The Osun government on Monday confirmed that a medical doctor, who came into the state from Lagos, has tested positive for COVID-19. The Commissioner for ... Read More

Why I said Nigeria desperately looking for extraction kits – NCDC D-G

Abdul Jimoh- April 28, 2020

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has explained why it tweeted: ’Nigeria desperately looking  for extraction kits’. Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director-General of NCDC, said ... Read More

COVID-19: NCDC DG commends Nigerians for “reaching out” on shortage of test kits

Abdul Jimoh- April 27, 2020

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has commended Nigerians for “reaching out” on  the shortage of the Ribonucleic Acid  (RNA)extraction kits. Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu,Director ... Read More

Nigeria adds 2 molecular laboratories to test for COVID-19, bringing total to 15- NCDC DG says

inno.korie- April 25, 2020

Nigeria Nigeria has added two new molecular laboratory network to test for Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr ... Read More

NCDC Confirms 8 New Cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria

Henry Solomon- April 5, 2020

The National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 8 new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria, 5 in Lagos, 2 in the FCT and 1 ... Read More

NCDC says Nigeria COVID-19 Confirmed Cases Stands at 224, As Africa Hits 8, 000

Henry Solomon- April 5, 2020

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says the country has recorded 10 fresh cases of COVID-19 in Lagos, Abuja and Edo. NCDC, through its ... Read More