Nigeria COVID -19 Record Rises To 131, As NCDC Announces 20 New Cases

  The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 20 new cases of COVID-19 . The 20 new cases brings to 131 the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country “On the 30th of March 2020, Twenty (20) new confirmed cases of COVID-19 recorded in Nigeria “Till date, One hundred thirty-one (131) […]

Breaking News: Seyi Makinde, Tests Positive For COVID-19

  Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has tested positive for Coronavirus. He disclosed this via his Twitter handle; @seyiamakinde “I just received my COVID-19 confirmation test result. It is POSITIVE. I am asymptomatic and will continue to self-isolate. “I have designated Prof Temitope Alonge, former Chief Medical Director of the University College, Ibadan, as the […]

NIS Boss, UCH Chief Medical Director Test Positive For COVID-19

  The Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, (NIS), Muhammad Babandede and  Chief Medical Director, University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan, Prof. Jesse Otegbayo, have both tested positive for Coronavirus also known as COVID-19. Babandede tested positive few days after came back from the United Kingdom on board a British Airways flight. A statement issued […]

Nigeria’s COVID -19 Record Rises To 89, As NCDC Announces 8 New Cases

    The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced eight new cases of confirmed COVID-19. According to NCDC Nigeria now has 89 confirmed cases of COVID – 19. NCDC, who made this in a tweet, stated that seven of the new cases are in Lagos with one in Benue. However, of all the […]

COVID-19: Runsewe Urges Industry Players To Stay Safe, Watchful

  Director General National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) Otunba Segun Runsewe has called on culture and tourism players not lose faith about the sudden uncertainty that engulfed humanity because of COVID-19. Though the industry is highly affected and bleeding, the NCAC boss believes the industry and practitioners will survive the scourge if the […]

COVID-19: Presidency Writes Gbajabiamila Over Evasion Of Medical Screening By Members At Airport

    The Chief of Staff to the President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari has written a  letter to the leadership of the House of Representatives frowning at the refusal of members of the lower chamber to submit themselves to airport medical screening and self isolation . In the letter titled COVID-19- Airport Screening with reference […]

Lagos Issues Preventive Measures To Curb COVID-19 Spread At Motor Parks, Garages, Buses, Cabs

    Lagos State Government through the state Ministry of Transportation has released preventive measures to further curb the spread of Coronavirus in buses, cabs, motor parks and garages. The directive is coming just as the state records three new COVID-19 cases today bringing the total of confirmed Coronavirus cases recorded in the state to […]

Coronavirus Update: Nigeria Records 5 New Cases

  …Lagos 3, Abuja 1, Oyo 1  …Total COVID-19 Confirmed Cases 27 The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has disclosed that Nigeria has recorded additional 5 new cases of the dreaded COVID-19. According to the breakdown NCDC, three new cases were recorded in Lagos, One confirmed in Oyo state, Nigeria. As at 11:15 another […]

Breaking News: FG Closes Lagos, Abuja Airports To Int’l Flights On March 23

  … Exempts Emergency, Essential Services …As COVID-19 Cases Rise To 12   The Federal Government through the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has shut the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos and the Nnamdi Azikwe Airport, Abuja to  all international flights beginning from March 23, 2020, except for emergency and essential flights. The decision to shut […]

WHO Declares Coronavirus A Pandemic 

  The World Health Organisation (WHO) today declared Coronavirus a pandemic. According to WHO, Director-General Ted ros Adhanom Ghebreyesus,“We are deeply concerned both by the alarming levels of spread and severity and by the alarming levels of inaction.” The declaration came as the number of novel Coronavirus cases surpassed 120,000 worldwide. Speaking to journalists in […]