Former NGF boss urges Buratai to postpone Army national tourney
A former president of the Nigerian Golf Federation (NGF), Peter DEshi, has urged the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, to postpone the National Pro Army Golf Tournament to avoid further spread of the Coronavirus disease, reports prnigeria.com.
Six weeks old baby among Nigeria's five new coronavirus cases
A six weeks old baby is one of the five coronavirus index cases, Nigeria's health minister Osagie Ehanire said on Wednesday. Briefing journalists in Abuja, Ehanire disclosed that the baby along with the mother tested positive for the virus. With 8 cases confirmed in Nigeria in total, the six weeks old baby is the youngest…
Lagos State ask passengers on plane with third coronavirus patient to self-isolate
Lagos State health commissioner Akin Abayomi has asked passengers on the same plane with the third coronavirus patient in Nigeria to isolate for 14 days. The third coronavirus patient is a Nigerian, who returned from the United Kingdom last Friday, Lagos State Ministry of Health said. "If you are a passenger on flight BA 75…
Yellow Fever: FG activates points of entry policy
The Federal Government has activated the “Nigeria’s Point of Entry Policy on Prevention and Control of Cross Border Transmission of Yellow Fever’’ to prevent the transmission of the disease.
Second COVID-19 case: NCDC reassures Nigerians of monitoring all contacts of index case
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reassured Nigerians of working hard with Lagos State Ministry of Health and Ogun State to monitor all contacts of the index case
Fresh concerns as telephone numbers of some passengers become unreachable
The Federal Government yesterday disclosed that here have been a few challenges in tracing the contacts of some passengers on board the Turkish Airline that brought the Italian citizen confirmed with Coronavirus in Nigeria last week.
58 quarantined in Nigeria over coronavirus contacts
Nigeria is monitoring 58 people who had contact with an Italian man infected with the new coronavirus, the health minister said Monday, as officials scrambled to stop the disease spreading.
Why Nigerians shouldn’t panic over Coronavirus
Following the confirmation of the first case of Coronavirus in the country late Thursday/early yesterday, the Federal Government has appealled to Nigerians not to panic...
Coronavirus: Preparedness high to stop importation into Nigeria - Minister
Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, says the level of preparedness is high to stop the importation of Coronavirus (Covid-19) to the country, as the ministry