Atiku’s son Mohammed: I’m getting better

Precious Igbonwelundu Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar son Mohammed, who tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) after returning from a trip abroad on Thursday, shared his...

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Chris Njoku, Owerri The drug for the treatment of the dreaded coronavirus will be ready as soon as the testing of the vaccine is completed,...

More cases likely, say minister, NCDC

Moses Emorinken, Abuja As the country expands its testing capacity, more coronavirus positive cases are expected, Minister of Health Dr. Osagie Ehanire and Director General...

Ganduje, Obiano, Fayose, test negative

Kolade Adeyemi, Kano, Uja Emmanuel , Makurdi, Onimisi Alao, Yola, Osagie Otabor Governors Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State, his wife Prof. Hafsat Abdullahi Ganduje,...

COVID-19: Putin orders Russians to stay off work in April

President Vladimir Putin on Thursday ordered Russians not go to work for the rest of April to contain the coronavirus outbreak. Putin gave the order...

COVID -19: Obiano out of self quarantine

Nwanosike Onu, Awka Anambra Governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has reappeared after 14 -day self quarantine over coronavirus pandemic. He used the opportunity to address the people...

COVID-19: We‘ll continue to expand isolation centres across Nigeria – FG

The Federal Government says it will continue to expand the number of isolation centres and Intensive Care Units (ICU) for Nigerians with severe complications...

COVID-19: A’Ibom govt. calls for reconfirmation of 5 positive cases

The Akwa Ibom State Government has denied the five cases of COVID-19 confirmed positive in the state, and called for the reconfirmation of the...

Foreign returnees import 12 COVID-19 cases into Osun

Toba Adedeji, Osogbo THERE is anxiety in Osun State over the 12 coronavirus confirmed cases from among  returnees from Cote d’Ivoire. They arrived on Saturday. The...

COVID-19: Timeline in Nigeria

 Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja January 28- (one month before the first case of Coronavirus). Federal Government assured citizens of its readiness to strengthen surveillance at five...

Men make up 70 per cent of infected persons, says minister

 Moses Emorinken, Abuja NO fewer than 2,000 persons have been tested for coronavirus (COVID-19), Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, said on Wednesday. He said the...

NAQS: How Nigeria can avoid becoming next epicentre of coronavirus pandemic

Nigeria must break the chain of the spread of COVID-19 in the country to avert the likely scenario of being the next epicentre of...

Lagos rules out use of rapid test kits for coronavirus

The Lagos State government on Tuesday ruled out the option of Rapid Test Kits for COVID-19 testing, saying “most results from rapid tests are...

Coronavirus: How to break chain of infection – expert

A medical expert, Dr Akintunde Ogunfeyimi, has urged Nigerians to embrace the culture of regular washing of hands, applying alcohol based sanitisers and maintaining...

NMA, Medical Guild allege police harassment of doctors, health workers in Lagos

The Lagos State branch of the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, and the Medical Guild yesterday alleged undue “harassment” of medical doctors and other health...

Nigeria announces 12 new confirmed cases of coronavirus, total now 151

Twelve new cases of coronavirus have been reported in Nigeria. Nine in Osun, 2 in Edo and 1 in Ekiti State as at 12:30 pm...

Lockdown: Ogun governor gives food items to stranded students

Succour has come to students who are stranded in various campuses of tertiary institutions in Ogun State following the shutdown of schools as the...

Governor Makinde: I didn’t contract coronavirus at Ibadan PDP rally

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has denied claims that he contracted the coronavirus disease at the unification rally organised by the Peoples Democratic...

NCDC reports four fresh cases, Bauchi announces another

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has reported four more confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria. This was as the Bauchi State Government said a...

Coronavirus: Nigeria able to test between 500 and 1000 a day – NCDC

Nigeria will be able to test up to 1000 suspected cases of coronavirus by the end of this week, the NCDC has said. Meanwhile, it...
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