Covid-19 News

LOCKDOWN: Ivorian schools reopen after virus shutdown

Thousands of children in face masks flocked back to school in Ivory Coast on Monday after the country became one of the first in West Africa to restart lessons after a two-month coronavirus shutdown. With...

Northern governors ban almajiri over COVID-19

Governors across northern states have agreed to ban the almajiri system as part of efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19. This formed part of the discussion at a meeting convened via teleconference by Simon...

When COVID-19 patients recover and test negative, It is not the end – Medical...

A medical expert, Dr Arun Balaganga, has urged Nigerians, especially those that have tested negative for Coronavirus, to continue to take precautionary measures to avoid being infected the second time. Balaganga, the Managing Director of...

50 actions taken by Buhari since Coronavirus began – Femi Adeshina

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...

3 years old tests positive to Covid-19 in Ebonyi

A three-year old child has tested positive to the novel Coronavirus in Ebonyi state becoming the eight case recorded so far in the state. Governor David Umahi stated this in a broadcast on the state’s...

COVID-19: 23 persons placed on supervised isolation in Benue ― Health Comm

The Secretary of Benue State Action Committee on COVID-19 and Commissioner for Health and Human Services, Dr Sunday Ongbabo, says 23 persons who allegedly had close contact with the Benue index case have been...

COVID-19: index case whereabouts unknown, as Anambra closes motor parks

The Anambra State Government has ordered the closure of private and public motor parks in the state. This followed the announcement of the state’s COVID-19 index case on Friday by the Nigeria Centre for Disease...

150 people died in Azare within one month NOT one week -Gov Bala Mohammed

Bala Mohammed, governor of Bauchi, says about 150 people died in Azare, Katagum local government area of the state, in the last 30 days. Ibrahim Baba, a former house of representatives member, had alleged that...

See what Keke riders in India are doing to prevent spread of coronavirus.

This is great .. Keke riders in India are attaching mini taps to tricycles to help cub the spread of corona virus. Watch the video

COVID-19: Prove You’re Not ‘lifeless’, Hold Live Press Briefing – Nigerians Tell Buhari.

Nigerians on social media, including a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri, have asked President Muhammadu Buhari to prove US President Donald Trump wrong by showing the world he is not a...

Lagos discharges 42 more Coronavirus patients

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday said 42 more Coronavirus patients who tested negative twice for the virus have been discharged. The governor, in a statement, said those discharged included 22 male and...

REVEALED: The particular location Abba Kyari died in Lagos

The Lagos State Government on Saturday disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari died at First Cardiology Consultants in Lagos. A statement issued by Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi said following...

Coronavirus: Lagos govt discharges another four patients

The Lagos State Government on Saturday, discharged another batch of four coronavirus patients who have tested negative twice. Governor of the state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, disclosed this in a statement on Saturday. He said 50 patients have...

Why we won’t reveal names of drugs used in treating Coronavirus patients – Health...

Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, has said the drugs used in the successful treatment of COVID-19 will remain a secret to the general public. The Health Minister said Nigerians may resort to self-medication and drug...

Coronavirus could be found in semen and spread by lovemaking, new research shows

Researchers have detected the coronavirus in the semen of both infected and recently recovered patients, just like it was with Ebola virus. The findings were published May 7 in the journal JAMA Network Open. The presence...

Buhari waives import duty for medical supplies.

This joins the list of fiscal policies that have been introduced by the federal government to combat the economic implications of the COVID-19 pandemic. Announcing the government’s fiscal response to the pandemic, Zainab Ahmed, the...

2020 Biafra Day: IPOB goes spiritual, declares 3 days prayer

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Tuesday, declared a three-day prayer session ahead of the 2020 Biafra Day celebration. IPOB disclosed that the prayers will commence from May 17 to May 30, the day...

Stop criticising govts for closing Churches -Pastor Tunde Bakare attacks Oyedepo, Oyakhilome

Founder and Senior Pastor, Citadel Global Community Church, CGCC, Tunde Bakare has attacked Bishop David Oyedepo and Pastor Chris Oyakhilome for criticising the governments for closing churches and opening markets amidst Coronavirus outbreak. Oyakhilome had...

Lagos to mandate wearing of face masks next week – Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said that wearing of face masks would be made compulsory for residents in the state from next week. He said this during a televised media briefing on COVID-19...

Breaking News: Top Banker Dies Of Coronavirus

File photo   The banker took ill on Friday and was first put on admission at private clinic in Kano from where he was referred to Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital. According to a report by The Nation,...