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The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and MTN Nigeria have agreed to use the vulnerability model to drive a data-driven approach to stopping the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country.
The House of Representatives has said it is considering a stimulus bill that will ensure that Nigerians get free electricity supply for two months to mitigate the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has deployed about 100 of its vehicles in six states to support the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on combating Coronavirus.
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.
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 Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has met with security chiefs in the country regarding the review of the protocols for implementing the 14-day lockdown in Lagos, Ogun and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
The 36 state governors under the platform of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) have agreed to hold their weekly meetings via tele-conferencing to check the spread of COVID19 in the country.
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.
A civil society organization, the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, CISLAC, in conjunction with Transparency International, TI, Monday called for accountability in the use of COVID-19 intervention fund in the country.
As part of efforts geared toward containing the scourge of COVID-19 across the country, Governors under the aegis of Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) Governors unanimously resolved to ensure seamless movement of essential commodities throughout the country during this period of the lockdown.
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.
The presidency has outlined measures President Muhammadu Buhari has taken to help Nigeria check the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has called for the quick decongestion of correctional centres in Nigeria to avert the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) to the facilities.
The federal government raised the alarm on Thursday that Nigeria was on the verge of reaching the level of community spread of COVID-19, asking for collective efforts to stop it immediately or there could be exponential rise in cases in the days ahead.
A source claimed that the visit might be in connection with the testing equipment donated by Chinese billionaire, Jac Ma, to see if could be installed at the Villa.
Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila on Monday insisted the Chinese doctors coming to help in the fight against COVID-19 must first be quarantined for 14 days and comply with all relevant laws in the country.
New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo, on Monday said that fines for violating social distancing guidelines would be increased from $500 to $1,000.
The Federal Government has declared Friday, April 10 and Monday, April 13 as public holidays to mark the 2020 Easter Celebration.
The COVID-19 Fund Raising Committee constituted by governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state submitted its interim report on Monday, saying it had raised almost N400m.
The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) has received a donation of $236, 363 from the Government of Japan to support the UNMAS Nigeria in providing critical life-saving humanitarian assistance to civilians and humanitarian actors in the Northeast.
As the coronavirus lockdown in the UK entered its second week, to prevent the spread of coronavirus, an unexpected boom in affairs is being noticed by experts.
Nigeria has confirmed eight new cases of Coronavirus, bringing the total national figures to 232 cases.
Former Super Eagles striker, Julius Aghahowa, has explained the poor treatment of Nigerian coaches discouraged him from coaching.
Spain has shed close to 900,000 jobs, more than half of them temporary, since it went into lockdown in mid-March to fight the coronavirus outbreak, social security data showed on Thursday.
The American president, Donald Trump, has told Americans to brace for a big spike in Covid-19 fatalities in the coming days, as the country faces what he called the toughest two weeks of the pandemic.