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Bauchi governor tests positive to COVID-19 as cases jump to 44

The Governor of Bauchi State, Senator Bala Mohammed, has tested positive to coronavirus. A statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Media, Mukhtar Gidado confirmed the

Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari tests positive to COVID-19

Mr. Abba  Kyari,  the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari was, on Tuesday, March 24,  has tested positive to coronavirus, just as the president was confirmed negative. Kyari, had

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Nigeria records first COVID-19 death

 Cases rise to 36 The first death from Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Nigeria has been recorded, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), just as confirmed  cases rise 

COVID-19: Lagos orders civil servants to stay at home

Lagos State Governor, Mr .  Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has asked Civil Servant on GL 01-12 to stay at home starting from tomorrow, 23 March 2020 for next 14 Days as a

Breaking: Nigeria confirms second coronavirus case

The Nigerian government has confirmed the second case of  coronavirus in the country. Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, announced this on Monday at a press conference in Benin City,

COVID-19: UNICEF urges public to seek information from trusted sources

LAGOS – As concerns increase around Covid-19 (coronavirus) globally, with information shared on WhatsApp and other social media platforms, UNICEF urged the public to trust information only from verified sources.

Isolation or quarantine? NCDC confused over word to describe DG’s condition

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) momentarily lost its path finding role in the ongoing COVID-19 crisis yesterday as it failed to work out the appropriate term to describe

Ogun State quarantines cement factory visited by Italian COVID-19 victim

Ogun state government has said that the whole facility of Larfarge Africa Plc, cement factory in Ewekoro, Ogun State has been quarantined following the confirmation of the first case of

Coronavirus: Don’t panic, Sanwo-Olu tells Lagos residents

Says patient in stable condition Health workers on the trail of Victim’s Contacts Lagos State Government has raised its level of response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) incident, following a reported case

Nigeria confirms first Coronavirus case

 The Federal Ministry of Health has confirmed a cotonavirus (COVID-19) in Lagos State.  The case, which was confirmed on the 27th of February 2020, is the first case to be

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Coronavirus: Lagos urges returnees from affected countries to observe self quarantine

• Says no suspected or confirmed case in the state Lagos State Government has advised all travelers returning from China or exposed to a traveler from China or any country

NCDC issues second health advisory on Coronavirus

ABUJA – The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has issued another public health advisory in the wake of declaration by WHO that the dreaded virus is now a Public

Lagos alerts public on Coronavirus

• Says no case has been identified in the state or Nigeria      The Lagos State Government has alerted the public to a new virus, the novel Coronavirus (nCoV)

CORONAVIRUS: WHO Emergency Committee urges countries to prepare for containment as death toll rises

NCDC issues Public Alert   The World Health Organisation (WHO) Emergency Committee today Jan 23, urged countries to prepare for the containment, including active surveillance, early detection, isolation and case