COVID-19: 195 New Cases, Total Infections Now 3145 in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC), has confirmed 195 new COVID-19 cases in the country, taking Nigeria’s total cases to 3145.  Of the new cases, 82 are in...

THISDAY Dome Donated as 320-bed Isolation Centre in Abuja

Osagie Ehanire, minister of health, on Tuesday, inspected the THISDAY Dome donated as a 320-bed isolation centre in Abuja. The facility, which the federal government said is 98% ready, was...

As COVID-19 Restrictions Are Eased Stock Market Improve

Most equities rose again on Wednesday as investors grew increasingly, but cautiously, hopeful that the worst of the coronavirus had passed and as countries begin to slowly open up from lockdown.

COVID-19: 34 doctors test positive in Kano

The Kano state chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) says 34 doctors have tested positive for COVID-19 in the state. Sanusi Bala, the Kano NMA chairman, confirmed the...

COVID-19 Deaths Hit People with disabilities hard – UN

The United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, on Wednesday said the world’s 1 billion people with disabilities are among the hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic in terms of fatalities. “The...

Residents in Abuja Get Water Tank, Hand Washing Facilities

Residents of Mpape area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja have been provided with food items, tanks of water, hand wash facilities as part of measures to provide access to safe,...

Covid-19: 148 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Infections Now 2,950 in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC), has confirmed 148 new COVID-19 cases in the country, taking Nigeria’s total cases to 2,950. Of the new cases, 43 are in...

Gbajabiamila Says Infectious Diseases Bill To Go Through Public Hearing, After Public Pressure

The controversial Control of Infectious Diseases Bill, 2020 being debated on the floor of the House of Representatives will be put to public hearing, the Speaker has said. Mr...

‘Promising’ Antibody found that could Fight Coronavirus: Study

An antibody that can stop the new coronavirus infecting cells in laboratory tests has been identified by researchers in the Netherlands, in what scientists say could help the development of therapies for...

As Gbajabiamila Rushes Bill for COVID-19 vaccine test, Fears Increased

When last week House of Representatives Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila rushed his colleagues through the first and second reading of a bill seeking to compulsorily vaccinate Nigerians, many had feared that the conspiracy...