Nigeria is worried over impact of coronavirus – minister

Dr Osagie Ehanire, the Minister of Health, says Nigeria is worried about the impact and effect of COVID-19 on its citizens. Ehanire said this in...

Bauchi governor warns residents to adhere to safety protocols, says pandemic not over

The Bauchi State Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed has warned residents of Bauchi state to adhere strictly to protocols of the Nigeria Centre for Disease...

NMA urges President Buhari to call Kogi, Cross River governors to order

The National President of the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, Professor Innocent Ujah, yesterday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately call to order the...

201 health workers test positive for coronavirus in Edo

No fewer than 201 health workers have tested positive to Corona disease since the outbreak of the pandemic in Edo state. The State Commissioner for...

Ondo doctors withdraw services from infectious disease centre

The National Association of Government General Medical and Dental Practitioners (NAGGMDP) in Ondo State has directed its members to withdraw their services from the...

BREAKING: 544 new COVID-19 cases recorded in 18 states, FCT

 Alao Abiodun Nigeria’s confirmed cases of coronavirus reached 28,711 on Sunday night following 544 fresh infections, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said in...

Lagos conducts over 42, 000 coronavirus tests as 177 die

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, on Sunday said that the state tested a total of 42,348 samples for COVID-19 as...

NCDC: More coronavirus cases imminent, unless Nigerians obey safety measures

he Director-General of the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, weekend warned Nigerians of an imminent rise in positive cases should...

NCDC launches online course on virus infection control for health workers

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has launched an online course on infection prevention and control (ICP) for health workers, to reduce the...

WHO discontinues Hydroxychloroquine treatment trial for coronavirus

For the second time, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has discontinued Hydroxychloroquine clinical trial for the treatment of COVID-19, saying it has no positive...

Nasarawa NMA chairman, 64 health workers test positive for coronavirus

The Chairman of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) in Nasarawa State, Dr Bulus Peter, has tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). Bulus confirmed his health status...

BREAKING: 454 new COVID-19 cases recorded in 18 states, FCT

Alao Abiodun Nigeria’s confirmed cases of coronavirus reached 27,564 on Friday night following 454 fresh infections, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said in...

Edo discharges 80 more coronavirus patients

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State said on Friday in Benin that 80 more COVID-19 patients had recovered and discharged to reunite with their...

WHO urges countries to ‘wake up’ and halt coronavirus

The World Health Organization on Friday urged countries hit by serious coronavirus outbreaks to “wake up” to the realities on the ground instead of...

Cross River governor urges residents to adhere strictly to safety protocols now borders are...

Cross River Governor Ben Ayade has called on all residents of the state to adhere strictly COVID-19 safety protocols. According to him, the safety consciousness...

Ondo health commissioner dies of coronavirus

Ondo state Health Commissioner Dr Wahab Adegbenro is dead. Reports from government quarters said he died of COVID-19. Wahab Oluropo Adegbenro was born on 5th June...

10 Customs officers contracted coronavirus at Lagos ports – comptroller

The Controller of the Apapa Customs Command of the Nigerian Customs Service, Comptroller Mohammed Abba-Kura, on Thursday, said ten of his officers contracted the...

NCDC: 20 to 40-year-olds driving coronavirus transmission in Nigeria

Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director-General (DG), Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has said that young people, aged between 20 and 40, are driving the...

Nigerian government activates all FCT public hospitals for coronavirus sample collection

The Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH), has said that all government hospitals in FCT would become COVID-19 sample collection sites so that walk-in cases...

COVID-19 cases, deaths highest in June

Moses Emorinken and Gbenga Omokhunu, Abuja There is no end in sight yet for COVID-19 as cases have risen since the lockdown was eased, figures from...
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