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COVID-19: Wearing of face masks in public places now optional —...

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The Federal Government, on Wednesday, said that the wearing of face masks in public places is no longer compulsory as efforts are being to...

President Buhari’s aide tests positive for COVID-19

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The Senior Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has tested positive for COVID-19 and is undergoing treatment. However, Shehu, who...

Sanwo-Olu cancels peace walk over Omicron variant of COVID-19

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Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of Lagos, has cancelled the peace walk that was meant to herald the healing of the state. Sanwo-Olu had invited the youth,...

COVID-19: Attendees at social gatherings must present vaccination cards in Lagos...

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Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has declared that one of criteria to attend social gathering in the state, is presentation of COVID-19 vaccination...

Worst ever variant of COVID-19, Omicron, detected in South Africa, Others

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Scientists have detected a new Covid-19 variant called B.1.1.529 and are working to understand its potential implications. About 100 confirmed cases have been identified...

How we built hospitals across Nigeria to contain COVID-19 – Pres....

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday told world leaders at the ongoing 76th United Nations General Assembly, UNGA, in New York, that he built hospitals...

COVID-19: FG to vaccinate Nigerians in church on Sundays

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The Federal Government has announced that it will be making COVID-19 vaccinations available to Nigerians in Christian worship centres on Sundays. This was announced on Tuesday...

COVID-19: NCDC confirms d*adly Delta variant in Nigeria

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Thursday, said it had detected a confirmed case with the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant, also known as...

US excludes Nigeria from $91m COVID-19 relief fund to Africa

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The United States of America has excluded Nigeria from its $91 million COVID-19 relief fund to African countries. Countries named as beneficiaries include Burkina Faso,...

COVID-19: Nigeria bans travelers from virus-hit India, Brazil and Turkey

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The Federal Government has banned entry to non-Nigerian passengers who have been in Brazil, India or Turkey in the last fortnight due to concerns...

Senate approves $1.5billion and €995million external loan for the FG

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The Senate on Tuesday, April 21, approved $1.5billion and Euro 995million external loans for the Federal Government. According to reports, this followed consideration of the...

Covid-19: You may take the vaccine, but you don’t need it...

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The Presiding Bishop of the Living Faith Church, Worldwide, Bishop David Oyedepo has said it is not necessary to receive the Covid-19 vaccine. The cleric...

COVID-19: 8000 Nigerians have been vaccinated. No adverse effects yet —...

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The Federal Government has said that about 8,000 Nigerians have received their first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines. The Executive Director of the National...

Germany declares a COVID-19 ‘third wave’ has begun

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The head of Germany’s public health agency on Friday warned that a third wave of coronavirus infections has already begun. the president of Germany’s Robert...

COVID-19 may not end in 2021 — WHO

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said it is unlikely the Covid-19 pandemic will come to an end by the end of 2021. Michael Ryan,...