The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has thrown big wigs including public officials and billionaires at risk and is upsetting human activities at the top echelons of the Nigerian government.
South African Airways (SAA) said on Tuesday it will suspend all its domestic flights from Friday until April 16 in support of a national lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus.
Lagos State Government, on Tuesday, took more restrictive measures to break the cycle of transmission of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the State.
Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has tested negative to coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Federal Government has expressed appreciation to the United Nations System in Nigeria for mobilising two million dollars to help the government contain the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Mr Akin Oke, chairman, Oyo State All Progressives Congress (APC) Working Committee, says the party has suspended all political activities as part of efforts to curtail the spread of the Coronavirus in the state.
The Director-General of the Nigeria Governors Forum, Mr. Asishana Okauru, has said he, his wife and his entire household, have proceeded on self-isolation and would be undergoing coronavirus test.
Facebook on Tuesday said the coronavirus pandemic has users flocking to its services while it undermines ad revenue on which the world’s biggest social network depends.
Death toll from COVID-19 in the African continent has reached 58 as confirmed positive cases surpassed 1,788 as of Tuesday, according to the Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC).
Forty-three of Africa’s 54 countries now have confirmed coronavirus cases, with the total at 2,046, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has said.
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) said it is preparing ‘multiple health isolation and treatment centres’ across the territory to manage cases of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Rivers State Government has closed down the biggest weekly market in the state, popularly known as the Oil Mill market with effect from today, Wednesday, March 25, 2020.
Announcing this Monday night, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said 13 of the cases were from Lagos, four from the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, two from Kaduna and one from Oyo State.
Residents of Imo State are presently gripped with fear over the mysterious death of the owner of Fancy Hotel, Umugwuma, Owerri, Mr Christogonus Aguwa Osuagwu, in Abuja on Monday.
Dapo Abiodun, Ogun state governor, says the lockdown of the state as directed by President Muhammadu Buhari would commence on Friday.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Abubakar, has described as unfortunate and misleading preaching by some Islamic clerics on government’s directives for citizens to stay home.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has ordered the shutdown of Driver’s Licence Centres (DLCs) nationwide. This follows the movement restriction imposed by the federal government and some state governments to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Abia State Government says it is assured above many states of the federation in its readiness to contain the dreaded Coronavirus scourge should it manifest in the state.
The Supreme Court, on Friday, declined to set-aside its judgement that sacked all candidates of the All Progressives Congress, APC, that won various positions in Zamfara State in the 2019 general elections.
Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford says his recovery from the back injury that has sidelined him since January has not been affected by the coronavirus crisis.
Osun State Police Command has arrested a middle-aged man in Osogbo for impersonating the state government to swindle unsuspecting citizens of the state under the guise of providing social relief during the stay-at-home period.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board says it has temporarily suspended all activities requiring physical contacts in all its offices and centres nationwide.