NPHCDA explains why Buhari, Osinbajo should be first to take covid-19 vaccine

The Federal Government has announced that President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, and other prominent personalities would be among the first set of Nigerians to be administered the COVID-19 vaccines when the country takes its first batch of delivery by the end of January. The […]

No Plan To Impose Fresh Lockdown, Lai Mohammed Assures Nigerians

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, yesterday, assured Nigerians that the Federal Government has no plan to impose a fresh lockdown on Nigeria as the country battles the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic. Mohammed, who spoke at a conference in Lagos, however, appealed to Nigerians to adhere to all protocols outlined by […]

Nigeria: Covid-19 – Govt Issues Fresh Guidelines As Abuja, Lagos, Kaduna Emerge Epicentres

The Federal Government has issued fresh guidelines to stem the rising tide of COVID-19, lamenting that the Federal Capital Territory FCT, Lagos, and Kaduna states have become the new epicentres of the virus. Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce PTF on COVID-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation SGF, Mr Boss Mustapha disclosed this […]

COVID-19: Nigeria records more deaths as NCDC confirms 356 new infections

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC), has reported 356 new COVID-19 infections in the country. NCDC made this known in a post via its verified website on Monday night. The public health agency said that the country sadly recorded six additional deaths, while 180 patients were discharged from isolation centers across Nigeria, after recovering […]

COVID-19: NCDC issues travel advisory for Christmas, New Year celebrations

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday released its end-of-year travel advisory on COVID-19 and urged the citizens to take necessary measures to limit the spread of COVID-19 during the Christmas and New Year celebrations. In the advisory, the agency implored Nigerians to limit their festivities to members of their immediate families. Although NCDC renewed […]

Nigeria: Covid-19 – We Are Not Experiencing a Spike in Nigeria – NCDC

Mr Ihekweazu said that the announcement of the Pfizer and BioNTech vaccines against the COVID-19 gave Nigeria a significant “ray of hope”. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said that Nigeria is not experiencing a spike in COVID-19 infections. The Director-General of NCDC, Chikwe Ihekweazu, made the disclosure to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) […]

Obaseki’s ADC collapses during inauguration

An Aide-de-Camp to Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, on Thursday, collapsed during the governor’s second-term inauguration at the Tennis Court of the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin City, the state capital. The incident happened around 12 noon while the governor gave an appreciation speech after the Oath of Office was administered by the Chief Judge of […]