Coronavirus Lockdown: Supply of essential products a success – Minister
Government earlier this week announced the establishment of the Emergency Operation Centre to monitor the real-time status of the transportation and delivery of essential goods
Lockdown: CAN urges churches to provide relief packages to poor
“This is the time we would know the true church of Christ and those that are just commercial outfits,” it said.
Coronavirus: WHO wants testing ‘decentralised’ in African countries
The African regional director, Matshidiso Moeti, said since the epidemic spreads to provinces and districts, the response needs to be decentralised.
Coronavirus: ICPC inaugurates team to monitor intervention funds
The agency says team would deploy an appropriate strategy to prevent corruption that may hamper efforts to curb the pandemic.
Facebook launches Coronavirus Information Center in 17 African countries
Facebook users can opt in to follow the centre to get notifications and see updates in their News Feed from official government health authorities.
FG appoints VC for newly-established University Of Agriculture, Kebbi
Mr Ahmed, until his appointment, was a Professor in the Department of Veterinary, Parasitology and Entomology at the University of Maiduguri, Borno State.
Coronavirus: ECOWAS Commission announces support for West African countries
The commission lists the donations, reaffirming its solidarity with member states as they battle to contain the scourge.
‘Internet of Things’ can help fight COVID-19 – NITDA
The use of the technology, according to the agency, can help minimise contact between cases and health workers, thereby minimising attendant risks.
Don’t ‘politicise’ war on coronavirus, WHO replies Trump
Mr Trump on Tuesday threatened to withhold U.S. funding for the organisation, only to later backtrack.
Chinese Doctors: Hold Buhari responsible for any coronavirus upsurge- PDP
The PDP says Mr Buhari “allowed the importation of the Chinese doctors despite warnings that bringing in doctors from the hotbed of the plague will expose Nigerians to further risks.”
Nigeria’s war on corruption non-discriminatory – Malami
Mr Malami says recent convictions recorded were against the members of the ruling political party and the opposition political party.
Coronavirus: Ramaphosa sends South African minister on compulsory leave for violating lockdown order
The Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, recently visited the home of a friend who hosted a lunch in violation of the lockdown regulations.
COVID-19: As FG preaches social distancing, Katsina lifts suspension on Friday prayers
The Katsina govt had banned religious gatherings two weeks ago.
Coronavirus: WhatsApp to reduce number of messages users can forward
The company said this action was imperative at the moment in the bid to disrupt frequently forwarded false COVID-19 claims.
Lockdown: NUJ warns security operatives against harassing journalists
The NUJ urges security personnel to respect journalists as essential service providers.
World Health Day: Health workers battling COVID-19 should be protected – WHO
The tagline of World Health Day 2020 is ‘Support nurses and midwives’.
UK PM Johnson stable, receiving standard oxygen treatment – Spokesperson
Mr Johnson was admitted to St Thomas’ Hospital late on Sunday after suffering persistent coronavirus symptoms.
U.S. commits over $7 million in health, humanitarian funding in Nigeria
The U.S says the $7 million assistance joins more than $5.2 billion in its health assistance and more than $8.1 billion in total assistance for Nigeria over the past 20 years.
Coronavirus: Nigeria draws from $90 million World Bank health fund — Official
The fund is domiciled under the bank’s Regional Disease Surveillance System Enhancement Project, (REDISSE).
COVID-19: UN backs global action to end violence against women and girls
Ms Mohammed said that the stress associated with COVID-19 is leading to an increased danger of violence.
Coronavirus: What Northeast states are doing to stem spread of COVID-19
Bauchi is the only state in the North-east with cases of the novel coronavirus but all the six states have announced measures to combat the disease.
South African newlyweds arrested for breaching lockdown order
All 50 wedding guests, the pastor who conducted the ceremony, and the newlyweds themselves were promptly arrested and taken to a police station