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More cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the past four weeks than in the first six months of the pandemic, the UN health agency chief told journalists on Friday as he launched a new report on the threat posed by antimicrobial resistance.
The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Prince Clem Agba, said the federal government had earmarked the sum of N126 billion in the Economic Sustainability Plan (ESP) to upgrade health infrastructure across Federal Medical Centres (FMC) and teaching hospitals with intensive care units.
This raised the total number of confirmed cases in Kenya to 12,268 and the total number of samples tested since March 13, when the country's first Covid-19 cases was confirmed, to 266,102.
US Sunbelt mayors warned Sunday that their cities are at risk of being overwhelmed by a surge of coronavirus cases as they pushed back against US President Donald Trump’s attempt to minimize the gravity of the spreading virus.
The World Health Organization on Friday urged countries hit by serious coronavirus outbreaks to “wake up” to the realities on the ground instead of bickering, and to “take control”.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government is committed to improving healthcare infrastructure, economy, creating jobs among others despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic globally.
Former Commissioner for Health in Kwara State, Suleiman Alege, has recanted his earlier claim that the Abdulfatah Ahmed administration left three ventilators in the state, a few hours after the state government challenged him to provide proof or be dragged to the anti-graft agency to produce the facility.
The Board of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has approved the immediate release of the sum of N1 billion Naira to the COVID-19 Relief Fund being put together to fight the Corona Virus pandemic in Nigeria
Nigeria’s finance minister Zainab Ahmed said the country has applied to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and African Development Bank (AfDB) to access $3.5 billion in concessional funding to support the 2020 Budget.
The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye has donated some medical supplies to the Lagos State Government to support its efforts in equipping medical staff with necessary protective gears needed to contain the coronavirus pandemic.
The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor E.A Adeboye, on Monday donated some medical supplies to the Lagos State government to support its quest to effectively contain the coronavirus pandemic in the state.
Following the donation of 11 Intensive Care Units (ICUs) fully fitted with ventilators in Lagos, Ogun and Plateau states to curtail the pandemic disease, coronavirus in Nigeria, the leadership of The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has supported the Nigerian health care system with more medial facilities.
Cristiano Ronaldo and his agent Jorge Mendes will finance three intensive care units for coronavirus patients in the hospitals of Lisbon and Porto with a donation worth over €1m.
The House of Representatives on Tuesday demanded emergency measures on the part of the Executive arm to protect the Nigerian people and the economy from the potentially dire consequences of a widespread outbreak of the Covid-19 among the populace.
Rwanda imposed a nationwide shutdown and border controls to combat the coronavirus at the weekend in some of the strictest measures taken in Africa, as infections spread across the continent and authorities warn healthcare systems are ill-equipped to cope.
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Terrorists operating around Shyadawe/Nagasino villages in Borno State, Northeast Nigeria have suffered a heavy casualty blow following an ambush staged against them by troops of 192 and 202 Battalions of Operation Fire Ball (OPFB).
President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to continue to pray for peace, unity and stability in the country.
Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has knocked out more hideouts of the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists, killing scores in Borno, Defence Headquarters says.
Ethiopian federal forces have taken "full control" of the Tigray region's capital Mekelle, the prime minister and the military's chief of staff said on Saturday evening.
Rivers United lost 2-1 to Futuro Kings of Equatorial Guinea in their CAF Confederation Cup preliminary round first leg tie at the Estadio de Mongomo on Saturday afternoon.
President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to consider the weight of the responsibility of Nigeria with “200 million people, with severe deficit in infrastructure” when sharing oil production cuts.
United States President Donald Trump says he will relinquish power if the Electoral College affirms Democrat Joe Biden’s win but he signals he may never formally concede defeat, Bloomberg reports.
Minister of Labour and Employment and one of the founding members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in South East, Senator Chris Ngige, weekend, explained that some of the chieftains of the party in the zone did not attend the defection rally of Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State because they were not invited.
A Federal High Court in Abuja will on Thursday hear the bail application of Borno South Senator, Ali Ndume.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday called on President Muhammadu Buhari and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), to accept their failure and allow competent, transparent and honest hands to effectively manage the economy, as that is the only way to save Nigeria from an imminent economic collapse.