The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 1,964 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 116,655. The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Thursday.
Mohammed Ibraheem Zakzaky the only surviving son of the detained leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky has claimed that his mother, Zeenat El-Zakzaky has tested positive for COVID-19. Recall that El-Zakzaky and his wife...
The Nigeria Governor’s Forum on Thursday distanced itself from comments made by Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello on the COVID-19 vaccine. Speaking to a crowd recently Bello had condemned the use of the vaccine, claiming it is meant to...
A new study has found that the lockdown declared between March and May 2020, may have prevented over five million COVID-19 infections across Nigeria. The federal government had declared a total lockdown in Lagos, Ogun, Kano, and the federal...
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 1,386 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 114,691. The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Wednesday.
A former governor of Sokoto State , Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa , on Wednesday faulted the N 400 billion being demanded by the Presidential Task Force on COVID – 19 for approval by the National Assembly to purchase vaccines for tackling the virus...
Schools should only close as a last resort while research is under way into whether the new coronavirus variants affect children differently, the World Health Organisation said Wednesday. The debate on shutting schools during the Covid- 19 pandemic has...
Cholera outbreak in Bomadi and Burutu communities in the creek of Delta State has claimed over 20 lives in the last two weeks. Over 200 persons most of whom are children have been affected by the water-borne disease even...
The President of the Nigerian Medical Association , Professor Innocent Ujah , on Wednesday , says there will be increase in Covid infections as schools reopen amid the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic . The NMA president spoke...
Zimbabwe’s Foreign Minister Sibusiso Moyo has died after succumbing to COVID-19, the government says. Born in 1960, the former army general gained international prominence in 2017, when he announced the military takeover that ousted long-serving President Robert Mugabe from...