Saudi Arabia reopens Madinah mosque from Sunday

The Saudi Arabia government has approved the re-opening of Masjid Al Nabawi, Madinah gradually from Sunday 31 May with precautionary measures. According to the approved...

Lagos records 21 more coronavirus recoveries, three fatalities

Lagos State has discharged 21 coronavirus patients. The state also recorded three more COVID-19 fatalities, according to the state Health Ministry on Saturday. It said in...

Israel records unusual daily increase in new coronavirus cases

Israel recorded an unusual increase in daily number of new COVID-19 cases on Friday. The Health Ministry said that there has been 64 new cases...

NCDC: Coronavirus test kits are now being sold in black markets

The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, has revealed that Nigerians have started selling COVID-19 diagnostic test kits in...

Nigeria records 389 new cases of COVID-19, total now 8733

Adeyinka Akintunde Nigeria has recorded 389 new cases of the Coronavirus across various states of the country. Announcing via its official Twitter handle on Wednesday night,...

Don’t stigmatise patients, Nigerians urged

A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), After My Heart Global Foundation Inc, Nigeria branch, has admonished Nigerians against stigmatising discharged Coronavirus patients. The Administrative Head of the...

Cross River has low testing capacity, shortage of personnel, says PTF

Moses Emorinken, Abuja CROSS RIVER State has local capacity to test COVID-19 disease, the Presidential Task Force Team said yesterday. It was during the team’s visit...

COVID-19: Nigeria record highest daily figure of 389 cases

Abujah Racheal Nigeria on Wednesday reported 389 confirmed new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total of infections in the country to 8,733. NAN reports that the...

Lagos discharges 87 coronavirus patients in massive recovery

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday announced the discharge of 87 Coronavirus patients who recovered from the pandemic. This brings to 825 the total number...

Lagos conducts assessment to revitalise 329 primary healthcare

As part of efforts geared towards the revitalisation of Primary Healthcare, the Lagos State Government has carried out a comprehensive assessment of no fewer...

Kogi: We see suspected coronavirus cases, but we cannot test – NMA

Controversy continues over the Covid-19 status of Kogi State. Whereas the State Government affirms it’s position that the State has not recorded any case...
Film director Samuel Idiagbonya dispenses hand sanitizers to the cast on set.

Cameras roll again in Nollywood but Nigerian cinemas still dark

By Abraham Achirga and Alexis Akwagyiram ABUJA/LAGOS (Reuters) - Nigeria's film industry is creeping back to work after lockdown, and one of the first productions...

112 Church goers infected with coronavirus, more cases expected in Germany

An outbreak linked to a church in Frankfurt has so far led to 112 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus, as numerous other chains...

Governor Wike: Some Rivers coronavirus cases recorded in hotels

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has stated that the State Security Council takes all decisions regarding the management of COVID-19 in the state. Wike, who...

Nigeria increases coronavirus testing labs to 28

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has added two new molecular laboratory centres to its testing facilities across the country, increasing the number...

Nigeria records 229 new coronavirus cases, total now 8068

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday night confirmed 229 new cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria. According to NCDC, 90 cases were recorded...

Nigeria Records 313 New COVID-19 Cases

Nigeria has recorded 313 new Coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 7839. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control...

Lagos discharges 31 coronavirus patients

No fewer than 31 COVID-19 patients have been discharged from the various isolation centres in Lagos State. The Lagos State Ministry of Health, in a...

COVID-19: Nigeria adds 265 fresh cases

•All 215 UK returnees test negative, discharged •Kaduna health workers dare El-Rufa’i, begin 7-day warning strike •OOUTH doctors, too  AbdulGafar Alabelewe, Kaduna AN additional 265 cases of coronavirus...

Rivers teaching hospital records two coronavirus cases

The Rivers State University Teaching Hospital said two patients admitted to the hospital tested positive for COVID-19. The Public Relations Officer of RSUTH, Dr Nsirim...
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