Covid-19 News

SGF says lockdown outside Ogun, Lagos, FCT is illegal

Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), says only Lagos, Ogun and the federal capital territory territory (FCT) are on lockdown, warning against restriction of movements in other states. As a measure...

COVID-19: Masquerader arrested for defying order, threatening cops

The Ogun State Police Command said it had arrested a masquerader for allegedly violating the federal and state governments’ directives on social distancing and public gatherings in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus...

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Give Nigerians free subscription, Keyamo tells MTN, DSTV, others by Fashola MC POSCABA Nigeria News. Your Nigerian Online News Source: Nigerianeye.com / 2020-03-31 08:56 The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, has asked direct...

Governor El-Rufai’s Wife Coronavirus Tests Result Revealed

Hadiza Isma El-Rufai The wife of Kaduna State governor, Hadiza Isma El-Rufai, has said that her test result for coronavirus has returned negative. She disclosed this on her Twitter page stating; “Dear Tweeps, My COVID-ONE-NINE test...

COVID-19: Oyo discharges index case — Official

The Oyo State Government has discharged its COVID-19 index case. This was contained in a statement issued on Monday by Taiwo Adisa, Chief Press Secretary to Governor Seyi Makinde, who tested positive for the virus...

COVID-19: UK pledges £75m to evacuate citizens from Nigeria, others

The British Mission in Nigeria says it is receiving expression of interest from its nationals in Nigeria who want to return to the United Kingdom. This is just as the UK Government pledged up to...

20 new cases of Coronavirus confirmed today, total cases in Nigeria shoot up to...

Nigeria’s National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday confirmed Twenty new cases of coronavirus in the country, bringing the total to 131. Twenty new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria; 13 in...

We have started distributing cash to poor Nigerians to ease coronavirus lockdown – FG

Sadiya Farouk, minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development, says the ministry has commenced cash transfer to poorest households in the country to cushion effect of the coronavirus pandemic. The minister said this...

“Drinking hot water won’t cleanse Coronavirus from system” – Immunologist warns, suggests better ways...

A professor of Immunology, Dr Ganiyu Arinola, says the assumption that drinking hot water will wash Coronavirus from the system is untrue. Arinola of the Department of Immunology, University of Ibadan, said this while speaking...

Buhari signs COVID-19 Regulations 2020, to “legally” shutdown Lagos, Abuja and Ogun

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has signed the COVID-19 Regulations 2020, declaring coronavirus a dangerous infectious disease. In a statement on Monday night in Abuja, the Presidency said Buhari acted in exercise of...

NHRC commends government on Covid-19, cautions against impunity by law enforcement agents .(Press Release)

NHRC COMMENDS GOVT ON COVID-19, CAUTIONS AGAINST IMPUNITY BY LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENTS. The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) stands in solidarity with the Government and people of Nigeria over this COVID-19 pandemic which has posed...

Coronavirus : NCDC confirms Benue index case, Susan Okpe positive.

The National Center for Disease and Control (NCDC) on Monday confirmed the Benue index case, Susan Okpe positive. Prof. Steven Abah of the NCDC, Abuja, who was drafted to Benue by the Center to takeover...

See coronavirus test result of Hon Elumelu and his family.

The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon Ndudi Elumelu, on Monday, disclosed that he and members of his family have tested negative for coronavirus after a period of isolation in London, United...

TV Host, Tobi Akingbade recounts her horrific experience after surviving coronavirus .

UK-based Nigerian TV Host, Tobi Akingbade has taken to Twitter to recount her horrific experience after surviving coronavirus infection. Media personality, Tobi Akingbade The media personality revealed she contracted the deadly disease after coming in contact...

TV Host, Tobi Akingbade recounts her horrific experience after surviving coronavirus .

UK-based Nigerian TV Host, Tobi Akingbade has taken to Twitter to recount her horrific experience after surviving coronavirus infection. Media personality, Tobi Akingbade The media personality revealed she contracted the deadly disease after coming in contact...

“No need to panic,coronavirus could be defeated”-Coronavirus survivors

Two coronavirus survivors who were discharged on Monday from the Infectious Disease Centre, Yaba, Mainland Hospital, Lagos, have recounted their experience at the isolation centre. Though they did not mention their names, they spoke of...

Covid -19: NAFDAC chief orders chloroquine manufacturing

Prof Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye, PhD, FAS, Director General of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has ordered manufacturing of Chloroquine, an old antimalarial, for emergency stock for possible clinical trial...

25-year-old US-based Nigerian died of coronavirus — after being denied test

Bassey Offiong, a Nigerian who is a student of Western Michigan University in the US, has died of coronavirus. The 25-year-old chemical engineering student passed away on Saturday. He was expected to complete his degree...

COVID-19: Chinese group donates protective materials to Bauchi govt

A Chinese group, Mutual Commitment Group, MCG, has donated medical supplies to Bauchi State government to support in the fight against the spread of coronavirus and other communicable diseases in the state. The group’s Managing...

Oyo State Gov Seyi Makinde tests positive for coronavirus.

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state has tested positive for Coronavirus. He announced this on Twitter this evening. He becomes the third Nigerian governor to test positive for the virus after Bala Mohammed of Bauchi...