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The federal government has explained the spike in the number of Covid-19 infections in the country, blaming it on the porous nature of Nigeria’s land borders and predicting that soon, there could be more infections in the eastern flank of the country as people move on foot across borders.
Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has announced that the state government will give free foods to residents of the state.
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has issued Executive Orders in the state following the prevalence of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) infections in neighbouring Benue and Akwa Ibom.=
A commercial driver who tested positive to coronavirus in Niger State has escaped from the isolation centre in Bida where he was being managed.
Nigeria now has seven functional laboratories to test for the Covid-19 virus, the health minister, Osagie Ehanire, said on Wednesday.
The Member, representing Ado/Okpokwu/Ogbadibo Federal Constituency, Benue State, in the House of Representatives, Dr Francis Ottah Agbo, has called on the Federal and state governments, to immediately set up Price Control Units to check ‘crazy’ hikes in prices of goods and services as Nigeria take giant steps to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Tuesday, has announced four more new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19), making the number of confirmed cases in Nigeria rise to 139.
Lagos and Abuja have recorded the highest numbers of imported cases of Covid-19 in Nigeria because both states are gateways for air travel, the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, has said.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday said the federal government will provide relief materials for residents of Lagos and Abuja whom he ordered to stay-at-home as part of measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
The Police in Sokoto on Thursday confirmed the death of 22 villagers in the state following sporadic shooting by suspected bandits in Gangara community.
Confirming the report to newsmen on phone Thursday night, Edu said the case from UCTH that went viral on the various social platform came out negative.
The daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari who went on self-isolation after returning from the United Kingdom, UK, two weeks ago has rejoined the family.
Malawi recorded three cases, on Thursday, as the number of cases in Africa struck 6,940 with 278 deaths and 567 recoveries as of 8.30p.m.
With more than 6,000 COVID-19 cases reported in Africa, the virus is threatening fragile health systems on the continent.
World football governing body, FIFA, have got a plan to help clubs through the damaging financial consequences of the coronavirus crisis. Gianni Infantino’s plan is to give the clubs up to five billion euro.
During his time at the club he won eight La Liga titles and lifted four Champions League trophies and also played a crucial role in Spain’s three successive major tournament wins at Euro 2008, World Cup 2010 and Euro 2012.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) released the new figures in a tweet on Wednesday, in its latest update on the disease.
Arsenal have identified Real Betis playmaker Nabil Fekir as a replacement for Dani Ceballos, whose loan deal expires this summer.
The coronavirus pandemic may lead to a global shortage of Condom, the world’s largest producer of condoms, Karex Bhd, has said.