COVID-19

We shut health facility in FCT for issuing fake COVID-19 results – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says it has sealed a health facility  in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) for allegedly collecting funds and issuing fake COVID-19 results. Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu,  Director-General, NCDC,...

COVID-19: Oyo State confirms 76 new cases

Oyo State on Friday recorded 76 new COVID-19 cases, according to data obtained from the microsite of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). Our correspondent reports that the new figure brings the number of...

COVID-19: NCDC registers 1,301 new Infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 1,301 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infected people  in the country to 113,305. The NCDC disclosed...

COVID-19: NCDC records 1,617 new infections, 14 more deaths in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control recorded 1,617 new cases of the  CoronaVirus Disease (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC disclosed this on its official website  on Monday.

COVID-19: Gov. Uzodinma raises alarm, seeks presidential intervention

Gov. Hope Uzodinma of Imo has raised alarm over what he described as devastating effects of the second wave of Coronavirus pandemic in Imo, calling for urgent presidential intervention to check the menace. Uzodinma...

COVID-19: Orji Kalu urges caution, observance of protocols

The Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, has urged Nigerians to be cautious over the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. He made the call in a goodwill message in commemoration of...

COVID-19 has mutated, become extra resistant – Expert warns

Dr Emmanuel Opowoye, a Public Health Physician in the Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH),  warns that COVID-19 virus has mutated and built a lot of resistance. Opowoye,...

COVID-19: NMA attributes second wave to poor adherence to guidelines

Dr Innocent Emmanuel, Chairman, Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Plateau state chapter, has attributed the second wave of COVID-19, to poor and non-adherence to the virus’s non-pharmaceutical guidelines. Emmanuel, who disclosed this in an interview...

COVID-19: NCDC records 397 new infections, 10 deaths

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) has registered 397 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC made this known via its verified website on Monday. The...

Include private medical practitioners in containment, management of COVID-19 –NMA Chair

Dr Jide Onyekwelu , Chairman, Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), Anambra chapter, has called for inclusion of private medical practitioners in the national strategy for containment and management of COVID-19. In his Christmas message made...
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Chinese coy to support Nasarawa govt with $50m agric investment

A leading Chinese Green industry Company has declared interest to invest $50 million in the Nigeria agricultural sector.