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With a steady rise in the number of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria, in which Lagos State is the epicentre, the state government has unfolded plans to begin a house-to-house search to identify those suspected of being infected with the virus.
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 Lagos State Government has confirmed that five additional patients who have recovered from Coronavirus, COVID-19, have been discharged on Monday from Infectious Disease Centre, Yaba Mainland Hospital.
The attention of the management of Dangote Industries Limited has been drawn to a flash report of a suspected case of personnel currently being kept in isolation at the Mainland hospital, Yaba, Lagos.
The Lagos State Government says it has started intensive contact tracing for the passengers that travelled with the third confirmed case of COVID-19 on board British Airways.
Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has revealed that the Italian man, the index case of Coronavirus in Nigeria, will be discharged soon.
The Lagos State Ministry of Health has released the names of two men who are currently wanted because they were among the persons who had primary contact with Nigeria’s index coronavirus case.
The Lagos State Ministry of Health has said another foreign national tested negative to coronavirus infection (COVID-19).
The Lagos State Government has been in touch with around 100 people who may have been exposed to an Italian man who is the country’s first coronavirus patient, the health commissioner, Professor Akin Abayomi said on Sunday.
The health status of the index Coronavirus patient being managed at the Mainland Hospital in Yaba, Lagos, is improving.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says the condition of index case of the COVID-19 patient has further improved, saying he has not developed new symptoms.
Following the detection of the first case of novel Coronavirus disease in Nigeria, and the placing in quarantine of the patient, identified as a 44-year-old Italian, at the Mainland Hospital, Yaba, Lagos (formerly, Infectious Diseases Hospital), a health worker at the hospital said on Friday that the patient was angry and had attempted to escape.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin AbayomiAkin Abayomi, has declared that the outcome of investigation and laboratory test conducted on a suspected COVID-19 patient shows negative.
The decomposing remains of a chef, Eric Ekpeyong, have been found in a room belonging to his employer on Akintan Street, in the Surulere Local Government Area of Lagos State.
The Minister of Health, Prof. Osagie Ehanire, says Lagos State, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, is well prepared and ready to contain the novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) infectious disease if eventually, it breaks out in Nigeria.
The World Health Organisation, WHO, has called for caution against the spread of panic over the coronavirus outbreak in China and other affected countries.
The Federal Government has expressed focus on its international airport in a bid to prevent the importation of the coronavirus epidemic into the country.
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The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
Alliance for Surviving COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion contradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.
Boko Haram/Islamic States West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorists have continued to surrender to the Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD) in the North East.
A bug in Android means that setting a certain image as your phone’s wallpaper could be enough to crash it. The issue gained widespread attention over the weekend after leaker Ice Universe tweeted the image that causes the issue, and the bug has since been verified by 9to5Google and Android Authority. Ice Universe says that the bug affects Samsung handsets in particular, but it’s also been replicated on Google Pixel phones, among others.
A 100 level Microbiology student of University of Benin, UNIBEN, Miss Vera Uwaila, weekend, died from injuries sustained after she was gang-raped and hit with a fire extinguisher in her church last Wednesday.
First Vice President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Barrister Seyi Akinwumi, has stated that the Football Federation is passionate about women football and that they are already coming up with plans to have the vacant position of the women national team filled.
The Senate Committee on Finance on Monday rejected the revenue targets projected for the various revenue-generating agencies in the country to fund the Revised 2020 Budget, describing their proposed sums as grossly inadequate.