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The ultrastructural morphology exhibited by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), which was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China, is seen in an illustration released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. January 29, 2020. Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM/CDC/Handout via REUTERS

Nigeria records 64 new coronavirus infections

According to an update by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on its website on Thursday morning, the new figure, which is lower than the 102 cases recorded a day earlier, raised the total infection in the country to 166,982.
The highly infectious variant of the novel coronavirus that is predominant in the United Kingdom may be up to 70 percent more deadly than previous strains, according to a report by the government’s scientific advisers.

Nigeria records 11 new coronavirus infections

With 11 cases of coronavirus disease reported in Lagos and Kaduna State and the FCT, Nigeria has recorded her lowest daily infection figure in 2021.
The ultrastructural morphology exhibited by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), which was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China, is seen in an illustration released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. January 29, 2020. Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM/CDC/Handout via REUTERS

Nigeria records 48 new coronavirus infections

Nigeria on Friday recorded 48 new COVID-19 cases in seven states, the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has said.
The outgoing Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency, AVM Muhammadu Muhammed (retd.) has handed over the agency’s Air Ambulance to the new DG Ahmed Mustapha Habib and also thaked the staff and management for their total support during his tenure.

NEMA chief hands over air ambulance

The outgoing Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency, AVM Muhammadu Muhammed (retd.) has handed over the agency’s Air Ambulance to the new DG Ahmed Mustapha Habib and also thaked the staff and management for their total support during his tenure.
The highly infectious variant of the novel coronavirus that is predominant in the United Kingdom may be up to 70 percent more deadly than previous strains, according to a report by the government’s scientific advisers.

Nigeria records 17 new coronavirus cases

About 24 hours after recording scary fatality figure and increased cases of new infections, Nigeria on Tuesday returned to the days of low numbers with 17 new infections.
Ondo State Government has distributed 10,000 rat poisons to residents of Ogbese in Akure North to kill rats in the community to curb the spread of Lassa fever.

Nigeria records 50 Lassa fever-related deaths as infections soar

At least 50 persons have died from Lassa fever in Nigeria, even as the country is still grappling with the scourging COVID-19 pandemic.
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NAFDAC alerts Nigerians as US places sanitisers on watch list

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has alerted Nigerians that the US has placed all alcohol-based hand sanitisers, manufactured in neighbouring Mexico, on its watch list.
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NPHCDA: Coronavirus vaccines delivered to 35 states, FCT

A Federal Government agency has told the National Economic Council, NEC, that the COVID-19 vaccines have now been distributed across 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, leaving just one state out.
The Kwara Government, on Tuesday night, received its own consignment of the COVID-19 vaccines.

Coronavirus vaccines received by all states except Kogi

Thirty-five of the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory have received their respective doses of COVID-19 Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines. The only state that has not received its doses of the vaccine is Kogi, as the state is yet to repair its cold-chain store where the vaccine would be kept.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says 75 healthcare workers tested positive for COVID-19 in the last week across the country. Its Director-General, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, made this known at the national briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 on Monday in Abuja.

Nigeria at alert as Ebola breaks out in Guinea

Barely 24 hours after Guinea declared Ebola outbreak in the country as an epidemic, Port Health Services of the Federal Ministry of Health in Nigeria has been directed to scale up screening at the port of entry.
As total coronavirus infections in Nigeria hit 24,077, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC has warned against abandoning face masks in favour of face shields.

Nigeria records 1,138 new coronavirus cases, five deaths

Nigeria posted 1,138 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, with five people killed by the deadly virus.
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) registered 1,867 new cases of COVID-19, in the last 24 hours, the highest single day rise since the index case was confirmed on Feb. 27, 2020.

Nigeria records 1,861 new coronavirus infections, 22 deaths

Nigeria recorded its second highest daily death toll from COVID-19, on Wednesday, suggesting the country has yet to reach the peak of the second wave, as infections continue to spread rapidly.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control recorded 1,617 new cases of the CoronaVirus Disease (COVID-19) in the country. Nigeria records 1,617 new COVID-19 infections, 14 more deaths.

NCDC, Lagos approves lab as coronavirus testing centre

Harley and Rainbow Laboratories, which has been licenced and accredited by the Lagos State Government and Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has been approved to offer specialised laboratory tests, including COVID-19 PCR tests to the public, especially travellers.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 322 new COVID-19 cases in the country, bringing the total number of infections to 52,227.

Nigeria records 15 more coronavirus-related deaths

Nigeria on Tuesday logged another relatively high daily death tally from COVID-19 with 15 people dying from the disease. This took the death toll in the last three days to 44.
10. The NCDC and partners, with leadership from the Federal Ministry of Health and Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 is putting in place measures to strengthen the public health response to the pandemic.

Nigeria records 1,479 new coronavirus cases, 23 deaths

Nigeria on Thursday recorded its worst day thus far in the management of the COVID-19 pandemic, with 23 deaths and 1,479 new cases reported by the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
The requests contained in three separate letters read at the beginning of plenary on Tuesday by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. 3

Senate: How health ministry mismanaged N4.6 billion Ebola fund

The Senator Matthew Urhoghide, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Edo South led Senate Committee on Public Accounts is raising the alarm of how the money was spent and sustained the indictment report against the Ministry of Health over the issue due to failure of the officials of the Ministry to explain their own side of the allegation.
Nigeria recorded 1,664 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total infections to 94,369. the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said.

Nigeria’s coronavirus infections exceed 100,000

Nigeria, on Monday, reached another devastating milestone as 1,024 people tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) as of Sunday night.
Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori.

Delta speaker: My coronavirus experience

Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Chief Sheriff Oborevwori, Sunday said he was recently knocked down by the ravaging Covid-19 pandemic but was now back on his feet, hale and hearty, saying it was not a healthy experience.
Director General of NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu addressing the press at the presentation of 15,000 COVID-19 test kits to NCDC by UNICEF in Abuja on Tuesday, Sept 29, 2020. [Twitter-@NCDCgov]

Nigeria records 1,544 new coronavirus cases, 12 more deaths

As the second wave of the COVID-19 continues to spread in Nigeria, more people are dying from the disease and health officials are advising stricter adherence to safety measures as the only way to slow further spread.

Nigerian doctors knock states for reopening schools

Pupils are resuming in some states on Monday despite the caution by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 Control that schools should remain shut to contain the Corovnavirus spike.
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SIM-NIN registration: NACCIMA Wants Implementation Deadline Extended

The Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) has called on the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy and the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to extend the deadline for the planned linking of Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) cards to National Identity Number (NIN).
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), has confirmed 476 new cases of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in the country.

NCDC insists travellers must follow coronavirus protocol

As a new strain of COVID-19 is reported in the United Kingdom, the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has insisted that travellers must obey travel protocol, as the country awaits further guidance from the World Health Organisation, WHO.

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