Police demote officer for assaulting medical doctor
The officer was on duty to enforce the stay-at-home order of the Akwa Ibom government because of coronavirus.
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.
Coronavirus: Fayemi names Fayose, Afe Babalola, others in resource mobilisation committee
The committee has 47 members.
Coronavirus: Scientists say anti-parasite drug could kill virus
The report said the next step is for scientists to determine the correct human dosage, to make sure the level used is safe for humans.
Coronavirus: Reps seek two-month free electricity supply to Nigerians
The gesture is to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and stimulate the economy.
Coronavirus: Britons go on rampage, destroy 5G masts over ‘baseless’ conspiracy theory
Rumours linking the modern broadband technology to the deadly virus have continued to spread against competent scientific conclusions.
Obono-Obla’s arrest, detention followed due process- ICPC
The ICPC in its latest release, highlighted efforts taken before it embarked on the arrest.
Coronavirus: FG seeks approval of N500bn loan for intervention fund
The government has met with the leadership of the National Assembly and made a proposal.
COVID-19 Lockdown: Abuja residents disobey social distancing directive
Apart from the lockdown, the government had recommended ways to prevent one from contracting the virus such as good hygiene, frequent hand washing, and social distancing.
How confirmed Covid-19 patients ‘escaped from isolation in Osun’
The government says it is looking for only one positive case.
COVID-19: Why Chinese doctors are coming to Nigeria – Official
the official denied claims that the Federal Government was ‘importing’ Chinese medical experts to directly take charge of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic
Coronavirus: Five-year-old donates N950 savings towards medical supplies
Kemi Ogunleye made the donation via a bank transfer on Friday.
Coronavirus cases in African countries nearly 8000
Within the week, Burundi, Botswana, Sierra Leone, and Malawi confirmed their index cases of the virus.
Nigerian senator blames police over Sokoto killings
The police responds swiftly by dismissing the claims, saying they responded quickly.
Togo suspends two newspapers over French complaint
The CPJ asked Toggles authorities to rescind the decision.
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: WHO suspends fight against polio
Only two countries – Afghanistan and Pakistan – have not successfully interrupted the transmission of wild polio virus.
The Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) has recommended the suspension of polio vaccination to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus.
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.
Nigerian Army arrests soldiers who threatened to rape women
The police in Delta said a slain man, identified as Joseph Pessu, was killed by soldiers.
How Nigerian security operatives killed five prison inmates during riot
Investigations reveal spirited attempts by the authorities to cover up the act, as inmates, and particularly those fingered to have participated in the protest are now being forced to make false statements.
UPDATED: Nigeria records new deaths, 20 more coronavirus cases
Thirteen states and Abuja have so far reported at least a confirmed case of COVID-19 in Nigeria.
Coronavirus: Nigeria plans local production of medical equipment, supplies – Official
An official also said about 6,700 contacts of COVID-19 cases in Nigeria had been traced.