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Determined to fight the novel Coronavirus pandemic with every weapon including prayers, the Primate of All Nigeria, His Grace, the Most Rev’d Henry C. Ndukuba has made a call for a 3-day Prayer and Fasting starting from today, Monday, April 6 to Wednesday, April 8, 2020.
Mahmoud Jibril, who abandoned Muammar Gaddafi to become Libya’s rebel prime minister during the 2011 revolution, died on Sunday after contracting the novel coronavirus, an aide and his party said.
On an abandoned sidewalk in Baghdad, a city under strict government curfew to contain the novel coronavirus, a handful of volunteers with masks and gloves make food packages for needy families.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed on Sunday the death of another Nigerian from COVID-19, bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths in the country to five.
Days after the Federal Government warned that the prevalence of fake news in the country was distracting it from the fight against the Novel Coronavirus, four inmates in the Kaduna Custodial Centre of the Nigeria Correctional Service NCoS have lost their lives following injuries sustained last week in an attempted jail break.
Retired Doctors, Nurses and Laboratory Scientists across the country have volunteered their services to the cause of fighting the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic spreading across States in Nigeria.
Grocery delivery company Instacart says it will provide its full-service shoppers with health and safety kits days after some workers walked out over a lack of protection during the COVID-19 health crisis. The kits, which workers can request through an Instacart website starting next week, will contain a reusable cloth face mask, hand sanitizer, and a thermometer. Face masks will also be provided to in-store shoppers at certain retail locations, according to the company.
Italy’s record death toll from the novel coronavirus grew by more than 700 on Wednesday, as a top official said that social restrictions were getting harder to bear for the population.
Dr Solomon Chollom, a Jos based Virologist, has called on the Federal Government to increase testing capacity for the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak in the country.
Now, the virus has impacted almost every corner of the globe, and the number of confirmed cases is expected to surpass 1 million any day now, the World Health Organisation’s director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told reporters on April 1.
The Federal Government Wednesday announced that it has released 70, 000 metric tonnes of grains from the Strategic National Reserve to alleviate the sufferings of many low-income earners whose sources of livelihood have been cut off by the two-week lockdown of Abuja, Lagos and Ogun states in the wake of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Former Pope Benedict XVI is doing well but is no longer accepting visits at the Vatican monastery, where he is spending his retirement, his secretary said on Wednesday.
As coronavirus continues to ravage the world, the Akwa Ibom State government is leaving no stone unturned in tackling the novel virus and other emergency medical cases in the state as governor Udom Emmanuel, in the company of medical experts, inspected 13 ventilators at the emergency unit of the Ibom Multi-Specialty hospital.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is set to increase its capacity to test for the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) to 1500 per day in the country.
The Akwa Ibom state government has banned all forms of public gathering, including burials and weddings, as a preventive measure against the novel coronavirus.
The institute’s epidemiological scenario is based on an algorithm that takes into account all major parameters of the outbreak, including the number of new cases, hospitalization, recovery of patients and mortality rate.
Ever since his move from Barcelona in 2013, Thiago Alcântara has been one of Bayern’s most consistent performers and ever-present faces in the starting XI.
Former Super Eagles technical adviser Bonfrere Jo has blamed the team’s exit at the 1994 FIFA World Cup in the United States of America on the erstwhile handler of the side Clemens Westerhof.
Tedros Ghebreyesus, head of the World Health Organisation, has dismissed as “racist” a suggestion by two French scientists that the coronavirus vaccine should be tested in Africa.
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, yesterday, alerted Nigerians to be mindful of fake chloroquine phosphate 250mg tablets currently in circulation.
Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele and her husband AbdulRasheed Bello, popularly known as JJC Skillz, were yesterday, convicted and fined N100,000 each by an Ogba Magistrate Court for flaunting the Lagos State Infectious Disease (Emergency Prevention) Regulation 2020.
At least 37 donors from the private sector have donated over N15 billion to the Private Sector Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) account domiciled at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
The ICPC has said the arrest and detention of the former chairman of the defunct Special Presidential Investigation Panel, Okoi Obono-Obla, was done within the ambits of the law.
QPR midfielder Eberechi Eze has opened up about his difficult decision whether to pursue an international career with England or Nigeria.
Diego Godin has compared in-demand Inter team-mate Lautaro Martinez to Luis Suarez and Manchester City's Sergio Aguero amid links to Barcelona.
Nigeria now has seven functional laboratories to test for the Covid-19 virus, the health minister, Osagie Ehanire, said on Wednesday.