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The Federal Government has said that it has 6,700 contacts in the country over the COVI9-19 global pandemic. The Director General Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, said this on Friday in Abuja at the fifth joint national briefing of the Presidential Taskforce Force (PTF) on COVID-19. […]

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has directed all its missions abroad to compile lists of willing nationals who wanted to come back home, it was learnt. Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, disclosed that this was a sequel to requests by Nigerians stranded abroad in the wake of the […]

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says Nigeria now has eight laboratories to conduct sample tests for the Coronavirus (Covid-19). Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of NCDC, made this known during the Presidential Task Force Briefing on Covid-19 in the country, on Friday in Abuja. “One more testing laboratory […]

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The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has said that Nigeria now has eight laboratories to conduct sample tests for the Coronavirus disease. The Director-General of NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, made this known during the Presidential Task Force Briefing on COVID-19 in the country, on Friday in Abuja, NAN reports. […]

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that the only weapon to combat Coronavirus (COVID-19) is by applying the use of ‘Non-Pharmaceutical Intervention (NPI). According to Lai Mohammed, the use of NPI means; largely sensitization, advocacy, keeping very good hygiene, social distancing, not shaking hands, and […]

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American rapper, YNW Melly, has contracted Coronavirus while in Florida’s Broward County Jail. The news was shared posted to his Twitter and Instagram accounts with the rapper now planning to file a motion for restricted release. “Melly has tested positive for COVID-19 while awaiting his trial in Broward County Jail. […]