Nigeria records 5 COVID-19 deaths in 24 hours — lowest tally in July

Since beginning a new phase of the eased lockdown on June 30, 2020, Nigeria’s COVID-19 fatality…

Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases exceed 30,000

Nigeria crossed the 30,000 mark on Wednesday, with a total of 30,249 coronavirus infections now confirmed…

No international flights for now – FG

The Federal Government on Wednesday says there is no plan to restart international flight operations at…

EFG-Hermes sees Covid-19 pandemic easing in Nigeria by September

EFG-Hermes Holding SAE expects the Covid-19 pandemic to start easing in Africa’s largest economy by September…

24 deaths in 72 hours as NCDC confirms 649 new COVID-19 infections

Twenty-four deaths as a result of COVID-19 complications have been confirmed within the past 72 hours…

COVID-19: Nigeria mobile phone market declines as uncertainty grows

Nigeria’s feature phone market suffered a 12.5% quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) decline in shipments in Q1 2020, according…

Sanusi: Nigeria will go bankrupt with current governance structure

Muhammadu Sanusi, former emir of Kano, says Nigeria is set up for bankruptcy with its current…

External reserves rise by $734m in one week

Nigeria’s external reserves expanded by $732.656 million or 2.1% in the one week period between May…

Nigeria’s GDP expands by 1.87% amid global challenges

Nigeria’s gross domestic product (GDP) expanded by 1.87% in the first quarter of 2020, according to…

Zainab Ahmed: Nigeria’s economy heading towards recession

Zainab Ahmed, the minister of finance, budget and national planning, says the economy is heading towards…

Refining Nigeria’s oil: Dangote’s hard fix

  The Dangote Group is building Africa’s largest oil refinery – the 7th on world rankings.…

Recovery rate drops as Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases exceed 6,000

Nigeria crossed the 6,000 mark on Monday with 216 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in 14 states…

Over 1,000 recover from COVID-19 – NCDC

Nigeria’s COVID-19 recoveries have passed the 1,000 mark, and with only 3,737 active cases. The Nigeria…

Bill making blood tests compulsory for intending couples scales second reading

A bill to prevent, control and manage sickle cell anaemia in Nigeria scaled second reading at…

WHO to begin drug trial in Lagos, Ogun, FCT, others

Nigeria has joined more than 100 other countries to participate in the World Health Organisation (WHO)’s…

Nigeria records five new deaths, 148 fresh COVID-19 cases

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced five new deaths and 148 cases of…

NBS says 82.9 million Nigerians living in poverty

The 2019 Poverty & Inequality in Nigeria report released by the National Bureau of Statistics on…

COVID-19: Again, Lagos tops table, Kano bottom as 17 more die

Lagos State returned to the top of the table in the number of persons infected by…

Nigeria COVID-19 cases now above 2,000

Nigeria crossed the 2,000 mark on Friday as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed…

Nigeria records 204 new COVID-19 cases — 80 in Kano

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 204 new cases of COVID-19 in 17…

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