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COVID19 (Coronavirus) in Nigeria


Nigeria on Thursday recorded 148 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total infections in the country to 60,982, according to the update by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) enforcement unit has dislodged scavengers from its landfills, as a precautionary measure against further spread of coronavirus and other dangerous diseases. Commenting on the enforcement, the Chief Operating Officer of LAWMA, Mr. Ibrahim Odumboni, said the action was necessitated by the need to comply with the Governor’s directive that all …

The Minister of Finance Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, says the outbreak of Covid-19 (coronavirus) has negatively impacted Nigeria’s oil revenue, saying a mid-term review of the 2020 budget will be carried to reflect the realities on ground. The minister stated this when she fielded questions from State House correspondents at the end of …

Aliko Dangote Foundation (ADF) has pledged N200 million to support federal government’s effort at containing the spread of Covid-19 (CoronaVirus) in the country. The Chief Executive Officer of ADF, Zouera Youssoufou, in a statement on Tuesday in Lagos, said the donation was part of the Foundation’s cardinal objective. Ms Youssoufou said the foundation had earmarked …

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has released the fourth public health advisory on the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) to Nigerians. Chikwe Ihekweazu, the Director-General of NCDC, made available a copy of the advisory to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. NAN reports that COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) is a new strain of the virus that has …

The resolve of the Lagos state and federal govt to identify all those that came in contact with the corona virus infected Italian is yielding results as lafarge Africa Plc, a cement manufacturer, has confirmed that an Italian, who is the first case of coronavirus in Nigeria, visited its plant in Ewekoro, Ogun state. Folashade …