COVID-19: WHO suspends chloroquine trial

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced a “temporary pause” in its solidarity trial on the…

FG screening 19 Nigerian firms for COVID-19 drugs production

The Federal Ministry of Health is screening 19 local firms for the production of herbal drugs…

Oyo COVID-19 cases rises to 233 — 143 from one company

The number of COVID-19 cases in Oyo has risen to 233 out of which 143 are…

COVID-19: Eight days after, Presidency fails to send Madagascar’s drug to NAFDAC

Over a week after receiving the Madagascan native formulation for the treatment of COVID-19, the Presidency…

14 more COVID-19 patients discharged in FCT

Mohammed Bello, Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), says 14 more COVID-19 patients were discharged…

CCECC: Chinese medical team not treating COVID-19 patients in Nigeria

The China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) says the Chinese medical team has been carrying out…

Those spending long periods isolation centres risk depression – Minister

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, on Thursday, said COVID-19 patients, who spent a long…

COVID-19: Nigeria crosses 7,000 mark as NCDC confirms 339 new cases

With 339 new cases confirmed on Thursday, Nigeria has now recorded more than 7,000 confirmed COVID-19…

COVID-19: FG to dispatch experts to re-engage Yahaya Bello

The Federal Government, on Thursday, announced that a ministerial team of experts would soon be dispatched…

Why some COVID-19 patients dance in isolation centres, NCDC DG explains

The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), says some COVID-19 patients dance in…

COVID-19: Kano discharges 40 health workers

The Kano state government says it has discharged 40 health workers infected with COVID-19 at the…

Abayomi: Lagos has spent at least N640m on COVID-19 tests

Akin Abayomi, commissioner for health in Lagos, says the state has spent N640 million on COVID-19…

Oil workers account for 60% of COVID-19 cases in Rivers, says Wike

Oil workers are responsible for 60 per cent of COVID-19 cases recorded in Rivers State, Governor…

Lagos records highest daily toll as NCDC confirms 284 new COVID-19 cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 284 new COVID-19 cases in 12 states…

Catholic archbishop asks FG to consider herbal remedies for COVID-19

Most Reverend Alfred Martins, Catholic Archbishop of Lagos diocese, has called on the federal government to…

Kogi frustrating efforts to test for COVID-19, doctors say

Doctors at the Federal Medical Center, Lokoja, Kogi state, have accused the administration of Yahaya Bello,…

NCDC to states: No benefits attached to reporting more or less COVID-19 cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says reporting more or less COVID-19 cases does not…

Ehanire: Most COVID-19 deaths are from wealthy people who chose home-based care

Osagie Ehanire, minister of health, says most COVID-19 deaths are from educated and wealthy people who…

Senator: Niger military stepped in when soldiers left Sokoto residents at the mercy of bandits

Ibrahim Gobir, senator representing Sokoto east, says soldiers from Niger Republic moved in to Sokoto when…

COVID-19: Senior police officer escapes from isolation centre

A Senior Officer of the Police Mobile Force, Chief Superintendent of Police Murtala Ibrahim, has escaped…

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