Coronavirus: Lagos can’t cope with 5,000 cases in four weeks, commissioner warns residents
“If we see most of the cases in a very short period of time, it will quickly overwhelm the Lagos state health infrastructure.”
Mobile drive-through Coronavirus Testing: Lessons from Germany for Nigeria
Germany, the country with the world’s highest COVID-19 testing rates and an early adopter of drive-through testing provides lessons and parallels, as Lagos pioneers free mobile testing in West Africa.
Funke Akindele, husband to serve 14 days community service
PREMIUM TIMES earlier reported how the celebrity couple pleaded guilty to violating a government lockdown.
Nigeria to raise N3.2 trillion to combat COVID-19 pandemic
The Fund will, amongst others, be utilised in the upgrade of Healthcare facilities as identified by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and approved by the President.
Funke Akindele, husband plead guilty in court for violating coronavirus lockdown
Funke Akindele and JJC Skillzwere charged to court by the Lagos government.
Coronavirus: Ghana enters critical week with over 15,000 test results expected
The president also announced a three-months free water for all Ghanaians as parts of efforts to tackle the spread of the disease.
Coronavirus: Akwa Ibom clerics, residents ignore lockdown order
Many residents were seen on Sunday walking about or congregating in the streets of Uyo as if there was really no restriction order at all.
Coronavirus: Nigerian doctors reject country’s plan to invite Chinese medical team
The NMA President, Francis Faduyile, in a statement Sunday said the move is a misplaced priority.
25 firms get tax waivers from Nigerian govt in 2019
The names of the benefitting firms were publishe by the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC).
EXCLUSIVE: Boko Haram War: Nigerian Army suspends voluntary retirement of soldiers
As Nigeria’s counter-insurgency campaign flounders amidst dwindling resources, military chiefs are finding it difficult to keep the rank-and-file in active service.
Coronavirus: 25 of Cote d’Ivoire returnees not from Osun – Oyetola
The governors gives an update on the 127 returnees to Osun, 17 of whom have since tested positive for coronavirus.
EXPLAINER: Can positive test for COVID-19 turn negative few days later?
Experts ponder why a positive test can become negative later.
Coronavirus: Nigeria records ten new cases, total now 224
Six of the new coronavirus cases were reported in Lagos.
INTERVIEW: The blood of Nigerians flow through veins of Cuban people – Ambassador Clara Escandell
The Cuban ambassador also speaks on Cuba’s medical advancement and roles in different countries.
How state officials violate Nigeria’s Freedom of Information Act
No fewer than 16 states are yet to domesticate the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act 10 years after it was passed.
Kaduna Prison Riot: Correctional Service makes U-turn, admits inmates died
The admission came after PREMIUM TIMES exclusively reported that five inmates were killed during the fracas.
Coronavirus: Nigeria confirms five new cases; total now 214
The NCDC says the five new cases were found in Bauchi and Abuja.
How confirmed Covid-19 patients ‘escaped from isolation in Osun’
The government says it is looking for only one positive case.
COVID-19: How Nigerian footballers are adapting to lockdown
Hundreds of Nigerian sportsmen and women are now at home and are only condemned to personal workout to keep fit.
Coronavirus: Nigeria to provide medical, life insurance for health workers – SGF
Nigeria has recorded 210 cases of COVID-19, out of which 20 people have been discharged.