Tag: covid19

COVID-19 vaccine: 8,439 mild adverse effects, 52 moderate cases reported –FG

From Fred Ezeh, Abuja Amidst speculations of adverse effect arising from COVID-19 vaccine administration, Federal Government disclosed, on Friday, that a total of 8,439 mild adverse effects following COVID-19 vaccine…

Case for private sector involvement in COVID-19 vaccine rollout

By Adewale Okoya It is certain that humanity will not forget in a hurry the devastating impact of the coronavirus pandemic or Covid-19 on social and economic life. Today, the…

NCDC reports 80 fresh cases of COVID-19 in 11 states, FCT

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has registered another 80 cases of COVID-19 in eleven states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. This brings the total number of recorded…

COVID-19: NCDC announces 44 new cases, total now 163, 837 COVID-19

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NAN) has announced 44 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 163,837. The NCDC disclosed this on…

PHOTOS: Former Kano Emir Sanusi receives COVID-19 jab

COVID-19 protocols: FAAN tasks airport users on compliance

 The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has advised passengers and other airport users, particularly those at the General Aviation Terminal, Lagos, to always comply with protocols on COVID-19. It’s…

Ramadan: WHO warns of possible surge in COVID-19 pandemic

 Ramadan, the Muslim fasting month would begin on Tuesday in many Arab countries, as the holy month comes amid restrictions for the second year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Saudi…

COVID-19: Despite risking their lives, Lagos fails to pay health workers

The Lagos State Government is yet to clear the three-month COVID-19 remunerations of the over 70 volunteer frontline healthcare givers comprising nurses and doctors working at the state isolation centre…

COVID-19: NCDC records 71 new infections for Friday

 The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced additional 71 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 163,652 . The NCDC, on…

COVID-19: Lagos eases restrictions on social, event centres

By Oyebola Owolabi Lagos State government has eased restrictions on social and event centres with immediate effect. Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuff, and Director- General of…

World Bank Grants $17bn To Poor Countries To Tackle Covid-19

The World Bank said it transferred about $17bn to Least Developed Countries between April and December 2020 to enable them tackle the negative impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. President of…

COVID-19: FG Extends Work-From-Home For Civil Servants Till Month End

Folasade Yemi-Esan Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan has announced the extension of its work-from-home directive to civil servants on Salary Grade Level 12 and…

COVID-19: NCDC registers 110 fresh cases in 10 states, FCT

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed 110 new cases of coronavirus, COVID-19 in 10 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. This brings the total number of…

IMF: countries to face long-term risks over COVID-19

By Collins Nweze   The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said unprecedented fiscal support by governments during the COVID-19 pandemic has prevented more severe economic contractions and larger job losses,…

COVID-19: Buhari’s economic policies took Nigeria out of recession-Ari, ITF DG

From Gyang Bere Jos The Director General of Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Joseph Ari said President Muhammadu Buhari recovered Nigeria from the recession caused by the COVID-19 pandemic through laudable…