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The Dutch government has recalled over half a million face masks it imported from China after discovering that they were faulty.
In his broadcast to the nation on Sunday, March 29, 2020, President Muhammadu Buhari declared that “in Nigeria’s fight against Covid-19, there is no such thing as an overreaction or under-reaction. It is all about the right reaction by the right agencies and trained experts.”
The Federal Government said it had concluded arrangements to convert tuberculosis’ diagnostic machines in the country coronavirus’ detection machines.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his appreciation to the generosity of individuals and corporate organizations that have made donations to the efforts to curtail the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in the country.
Countries around the world are increasingly adopting sweeping measures to stem the spread of the new coronavirus, including full lockdowns, shutting down airports, imposing travel restrictions and completely sealing their borders.
President Muhammadu Buhari was presidential in his address to the nation on coronavirus (COVID-19) on Sunday. He got off his accustomed armchair; stood up and spoke to Nigerians like an unfeigned commander-in-chief. I could see the sense of urgency in his cadence and grimace.
The President of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has pledged to establish a 600-bed isolation centre in Kano State.
From the first signs that Coronavirus, or COVID-19 was turning into an epidemic and was officially declared a world-wide emergency, the Federal Government started planning preventive, containment and curative measures in the event the disease hits Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the restriction of movements in Nigeria’s capital city Abuja and Lagos, which are the hardest hit by coronavirus in the country.
As the Federal Government, through the Federal Ministry of Health and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), intensifies effort to check the spread of the novel Corona virus pandemic in the country, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has commenced the disinfection of its head office and 37 branches.
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the Federal Government to publish weekly details of the exact funds and other resources allocated by the authorities.
Bauchi State Government has expressed dismay that the directive on market closure in the state to curtail the spread of coronavirus is being flouted.
The Federal Government through NAFDAC and the Ministry of Health has granted Lagos State permission to commence clinical trials of a combination of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) and Azithromycin for the treatment of the dreaded coronavirus that is currently burning through human populations around the world.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Africa in Brazzaville, Congo, says there are now 3,778 confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in 46 African countries.
The Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, has said that it did not contradict the statement by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, that six cases of covid-19 were found on a vessel but only sought clarifications.
For the second time today, the total number of coronavirus cases have increased by 23, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control can confirm.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says confirmed cases of COVID-19 pandemic will soon reach one million globally.
Lockdown commenced in Delta state Wednesday with markets and major shops complying in Warri south , Uvwie local government areas.
Governor Nyesom Wike Wednesday appealed for patience and support of tense Rivers state populace to defeat Coronavirus (COVID-19) as the impact of State Government preventive orders bites harder on the people.
Former Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp has warned that Harry Kane would not be content to stay at the North London club unless they begin to challenge for silverware.
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro slammed President Trump as a “racist cowboy” as he defied a $15 million bounty by the US to face drug-trafficking charges.
Amid threat of Covid-19, its business as usual for members of the Kano State House of Assembly as Friday plenary holds, swelling the conspiracy theories among clerics and socialites.
Former Super Eagles winger and Inter Milan player Victor Moses has reportedly returned to England after observing his 14 days quarantine.
As the former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu clocks 68 years old on Sunday, Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has described him as leader of leaders, who has paid his dues in the country’s political firmament and beyond, thus deserving the respect of all and sundry across party lines.
The postponed Olympic Games will now begin on July 23 next year and run until Aug. 8, the head of the Tokyo 2020 organising committee said on Monday, as the coronavirus pandemic made it impossible to plan for them properly this year.