School reopening: Parents protest N25,000 COVID-19 test in Ogun

With schools reopening for graduating pupils this week after months of closure due to the coronavirus…

Lagos records steady decline in COVID-19 cases

For the first time in two months, Lagos, the epicentre of coronavirus in Nigeria, recorded a…

COVID-19: NCDC urges preventive measures as FCT tops list of new cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has called on Nigerians to take preventive measures against the…

‘Avoid self-medication’ — PTF taunts Stella Immanuel over COVID-19 ‘chloroquine cure’

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, on Wednesday, advised Nigerians to avoid self-medication and to wear…

Why we can’t lock down high-risk Lagos councils – PTF

There will be no precision lockdown in 11 “high-burden” local government areas, where Coronavirus is prevalent,…

FG directs civil servants to undergo COVID-19 tests

The federal government has directed civil servants to undergo COVID-19 tests. In a circular sent to…

South Africa to close schools again over spike in coronavirus cases

The South Africa government has ordered the shut down of public schools due to the rise…

We could spend up to N1m daily on a COVID-19 patient, says Lagos commissioner

Prof Akin Abayomi, commissioner for health in Lagos state, says the government spends between N500,000 and…

Kano suspends Sallah festivities over COVID-19

The Kano government has ordered the suspension of Sallah festivities in the state. Speaking with journalists…

JUST IN: Fayemi tests positive for COVID-19

Chairman of Nigeria Governors Forum and Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayem has tested positive for…

Covid-19: Nigeria records 576 new cases, as total hits 37,801

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Tuesday, announced 576 new cases of COVID-19. NCDC…

Study shows Oxford Coronavirus vaccine produces strong immune response

A team of scientists at Oxford University’s Jenner Institute and Oxford Vaccine Group has taken the…

FHC CJ, John Tsoho goes into self-isolation after aide contracts COVID-19

John Tsoho, chief judge of the federal high court, has gone into self-isolation following a confirmed…

Doctors withdraw services from Ogun isolation centre

The Association of Resident Doctors at the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OUTH), Ogun state, says…

Hospital owner arrested for issuing fake COVID-19 test results

A Bangladesh hospital owner, accused of issuing thousands of fake negative coronavirus test results to patients…

Over 7,000 South African police officers contract COVID-19

A total of 7,021 South African police officers have tested positive for COVID-19. Bheki Cele, South…

After lawmaker’s death, Lagos assembly directs members to undergo COVID-19 test

Members of the Lagos State House of Assembly have been directed to get tested for COVID-19.…

‘More than 200’ doctors in Lagos have contracted coronavirus

The Medical Guild, an association of doctors under the employment of the Lagos state government, says…

Over 8,000 discharged in one month but 334 patients die of COVID-19 complications

More than 8,000 patients who have recovered from COVID-19 have been discharged within one month in…

26% of emergency calls a hoax – NCDC

The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control says 26 per cent of the calls its emergency centres…

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