The stringent conditions for the reopening of schools contained in the guidelines submitted to the National Assembly by the Federal Ministry of Education, may force some schools to close down their operations. The document, obtained by our correspondents is titled, “Guidelines for schools and learning facilities reopening after COVID-19 pandemic closure.” According to the document, […]

The number of health workers who have tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) has increased to 812. The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, disclosed this on Tuesday at the briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 which held in Abuja. He explained that 29 officials of the NCDC […]

Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, Chikwe Ihekweazu, said yesterday Nigerians have started selling COVID-19 diagnostic test kits in “black markets”. Speaking at the Presidential Task Force briefing yesterday in Abuja, Ihekweazu warned those who are desperate for test to be careful. He also called for caution as industries gear up to […]

The Kogi State Government has rejected the two cases reported by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). On Wednesday, the State Commissioner for health, Dr. Saka Haruna Audu, in a press statement described the claim as a fallacy. He said, “Kogi State till this very moment is COVID-19 free. We have developed the full […]

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says the federal government might be forced to implement another lockdown if Nigerians do not comply with social distancing measures, leading to a new explosion of infections. At the Presidential Task Force briefing on COVID-19 on Monday, Director-General of the NCDC, Chikwe Ihekweazu, said businesses must also join […]

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