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Nigeria sees highest one-day increase in coronavirus cases since pandemic began

  The number of positive coronavirus cases continued to climb in Nigeria on Tuesday. According to Tuesday’s 11 p.m. update from the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, the number of positive coronavirus patients in the country jumped from 12,801 on Monday...

Total coronavirus cases in Nigeria exceed 9,000

  The total number of novel coronavirus infection cases reported so far in Nigeria exceeded 9,000 on Friday. More than 385 new infection cases were recorded across the country the same day, including 2 deaths.   Lagos-254 FCT-29 Jigawa-24 Edo-22 Oyo-15 Rivers-14 Kaduna-11...

16 new COVID-19 deaths, over 270 new cases in Nigeria Tuesday

  COVID-19 related deaths rose by double digits Tuesday, and cases to date is now 8,344.   NCDC officials report 16 new deaths, pushing Nigeria’s death toll to 249. ·   276 new cases of #COVID19; Lagos-161 Rivers-36 Edo-27 Kaduna-19 Nasarawa-10 Oyo-6 Kano-4 Delta-3 Ebonyi-3...

Post-Covid-19 Economic Recovery: Elumelu Moderates as Presidents, US Senator Coons, Other Leaders Brainstorm at UBA Africa Conversations 2020 

    The President of Senegal, H.E. Macky Sall, President of Liberia, H.E George Weah and United States Senator Chris Coons are among a high-level leadership panel to discuss Africa’s economic recovery in the 2020 edition of UBA’s Africa Conversations in...

Coronavirus: Nigeria’s Death Toll At 200 As Cases Nationally Pass 6,650

  The Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC,  said Wednesday night that the death toll in the country from coronavirus has reached 200, with the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases nationwide now at 6,677.       284 new cases of #COVID19; 199-Lagos...

FEC second virtual meeting underway in Abuja, Buhari presides

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday chaired the second virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting in Abuja amid COVID-19. As usual, the President and selected members of the council including Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr...

Elumelu, African leaders think out post- Covid-19 continent’s economic recovery 

  UBA Chairman, Mr Tony Elumelu, Tuesday joined African leaders at a world vitual event to offer solutions to post Covid-19 economic recovery on the continent. The event which was organized by the New York Institute attracted over 15, 000 people around the...

Nigeria reports 9 new Covid-19 deaths, 216 new cases

    Nigeria reported Monday, May 18, that 9 more people have died of COVID-19 in the country and 216 new cases. That brings the country's total to 191 deaths and 6,175 cases.   1,644 recovered from the novel coronavirus, according to the NCDC...

As coronavirus fears mount in Lagos, President Buhari to address nation .

    With the ongoing coronavirus outbreak sparking concerns, President Muhammadu Buhari will address the nation from the Villa on Monday.   The National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force in COVID-19, made this disclosure on Sunday. According to him, the President is...

Nigeria’s coronavirus cases pass 5,000, with three new deaths

    The total number of Nigeria novel coronavirus infections hit at least 5,162 on Thursday, the NCDC said, showing no signs of slowing as some states begin to open up.   The NCDC also announced three new deaths bringing the number of...
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NNPC Chief Operating Officer Ewubare Submits Resignation in Shock Move, Leaves Corporation in Limbo

  Roland Ewubare, chief operating officer of joint ventures and business development at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has...
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Fatal cosmetic surgery: Surgeon, Dr Anu Adepoju, faces trial 

  For carrying out a failed cosmetic surgery, a plastic surgeon, Dr Anu Adepoju of MedContour, is to face prosecution in court.   She is being prosecuted...

Post-Covid-19 initiatives for creative industry will be implemented, says Information Minister 

  Information and Culture Minister, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has given avowed commitment for a diligent implementation of the post-Covid-19 Initiatives Committee recommendations for the Creative...

Nigeria Sovereign lnvestment Authority’s total assets hits N649.8bn 

The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) says it records total assets growth from N617.7 billion in 2018 to N649.84 billion at the close of...

Remdesivir first coronavirus drug to receive EU approval 

The first drug to treat severe cases of Covid-19 in the European Union has been given the green light, with the European Commission approving...