Nigeria records 1,133 new coronavirus cases

Nigeria recorded a total of 1,133 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, according to data released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) The 1,133 new cases were reported in 18 states – Lagos (397), FCT (357), Kaduna (81), Plateau (63), Katsina (46), Sokoto (32), Oyo (28), Ogun (21), Kano (19), Rivers (18), Osun […]

Nigeria Records 381 New Cases Of Coronavirus, Total Now 3,526

Nigeria has recorded 381 new cases of COVID-19 across the county in just 24 hours, bringing the country’s case tally to 3,526. The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this on Thursday night, 7th May, 2020. Six Hundred and One (601) persons have so far recovered and been discharged, while One Hundred and Seven […]

Coronavirus: 12 States in Nigeria with no cases

Some 25 states in Nigeria now have confirmed cases of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), as of Tuesday night, April 22, 782 confirmed COVID-19 cases were reported in the country. There have been 197 recoveries from the infection and 25 deaths so far. According to the NCDC, this […]

Davido’s partner, Chioma recovers from Coronavirus

Nigerian music artiste David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has disclosed that his fiancée, Chioma,  has tested  negative for coronavirus after  23 days of contracting the virus. Davido disclosed this in a series of tweets on his  Twitter handle. The “Assurance” crooner explained that Chioma tested negative twice for the infection. He said: “Glory be […]

SAD! Buhari’s Chief of Staff who died from coronavirus buried | Photos

The Nigerian president’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, who died on Friday after contracting the new coronavirus, has been buried in Abuja. He was buried according to Islamic rites. Mr Kyari, who was in his 70s and had underlying health problems including diabetes, was the top official aide to 77-year-old President Muhammadu Buhari and one of […]

President Buhari’s chief of staff dies of coronavirus

The Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr Abba Kyari, has died more than two weeks after he tested positive for COVID-19. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, announced Mr Kyari’s death on Twitter. In a statement on Saturday morning to POLITICS NIGERIA, the Presidency announced the passage of the […]

Coronavirus: 91 recovered patients test positive again

Seoul health authorities have announced that more than 90 people who fully recovered from the novel coronavirus have tested positive again. The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said a total of 91 people had tested positive for the new coronavirus after they were released from quarantine. KCDC Director-General Jeong Eun-kyeong said a […]

Nigeria quarantines 15 Chinese doctors

The 15 Chinese medical doctors who arrived in Nigeria on Wednesday, April 8, have begun a 14-day mandatory quarantine. The Nigerian Government made the announcement on Thursday, April 9, 2020. On Wednesday at about 5:pm, the team of 15 doctors arrived in the country to support its fight against coronavirus. The team arrived through the […]

Covid-19: Nigeria records 8 new cases, confirmed cases now 232, 5 deaths

Nigeria has recorded eight new cases of the novel coronavirus, the country’s Centre for Disease Control made this public on its social media handles. Read the details below: Eight new cases of #COVID19 have been reported in Nigeria: 5 in Lagos, 2 in the FCT and 1 in Kaduna State. As at 09:30 pm 5th […]

President Buhari shuts down Lagos, Abuja, Ogun as Nigeria battles Coronavirus

Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, has restricted movement in Lagos, Abuja and Ogun State as part of measures to curtail the spread of Coronavirus in Nigeria. He said this during a nationwide broadcast on Sunday. The curfew will begin from Monday March, 30 by 11:pm. Read the speech below: Based on the advice of the Federal Ministry […]