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WHO appoints Ayoade Alakija special envoy

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The World Health Organisation has appointed a Nigerian, Dr. Ayoade Alakija, as the global health agency’s Special Envoy for the Access to COVID-19 Tools...

Chikwe Ihekweazu: Celebrating Nigeria’s COVID-19 dogged fighter, By Isaac N. Obasi

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In our last article, this column celebrated the ranking of Nigeria’s COVID-19 response as the fourth most successful in the world by the World...

Okonjo-Iweala Reacts To Ihekweazu’s WHO Appointment

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, The Director-General of the World Trade Organisation has reacted to the appointment of the head of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC),...

Striking doctors slammed with ‘no work, no pay’ rule

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Pesident doctors on strike will no longer be paid as long as they continue to stop work, the Federal Government said. This follows the invocation...

FG deploys 9,100 corpers in North-West, gunmen kill 344, abduct 430...

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No fewer than 9,100 corps members have been mobilised to the seven states in the North-West amid rising insecurity in the region which has...

NCDC Confirms Bird Flu Outbreak In 7 States

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According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Kano, Plateau, Bauchi, Gombe, Nasarawa, Kaduna and Niger States have confirmed human cases of Avian Influenza...

Bird flu hits Kano, Kaduna, Benue, four other states

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said Kano, Plateau, Bauchi, Gombe, Nasarawa, Kaduna and Niger states have reported confirmed human cases of...

NCDC to Nigerians: avoid non-essential travels

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has re-emphasised the need to avoid non-essential travels during the Easter and Ramadan celebrations to curb the...

Hospitals won’t be able to handle serious COVID-19 cases soon —...

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control says the country is now reaching a critical level, adding that the hospital capacity will no longer be...

NCDC chief: We may no longer be able to handle some...

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The Director-General of Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, on Monday warned Nigerians to take responsibility and adhere to COVID-19 safety protocols...

COVID-19: Lack of oxygen, bed space hampers treatment

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Shortage of oxygen and bed spaces at isolation centres, due to increasing cases is hindering the treatment of Coronavirus patients, the Presidential Task Force...

COVID-19: Don’t conduct usual Christmas festivities this year, FG warns Nigerians

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The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has urged Nigerians not to conduct usual Christmas festivities such as carol services this year. Chikwe Ihekweazu, the...

Will NYSC Camps Be Closed If A COVID-19 Case Is Detected?...

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The Director-General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, has said none of the 37 orientation camps of the National Youth Service...

States to probe police brutality

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Extra-judicial killings and police brutality are to be probed by governors through judicial commissions of inquiries, the National Economic Council (NEC) said on Thursday.   Besides,...

NCDC Issues New Guidelines For Conducting Forthcoming Elections Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has released new rules and guidelines for conducting the State and Local Government elections in the country...

COVID-19: NCDC launches online course on infection control for health workers

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By Abujah Racheal Abuja - The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has launched an online course on infection prevention and control (ICP) for...

COVID-19: We have not relaxed ban on mass gatherings – NCDC

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By Abujah Racheal Abuja - Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director-General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says the centre has not relaxed its guidelines on...

Young people aged 20 to 40 driving COVID-19 transmission – NCDC

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By Abujah Racheal Abuja - Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director-General (DG), Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has said that young people, aged between...

FG may lock down Eti-Osa, Ikeja, Lagos Mainland, others

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Eleven councils in Lagos are facing imminent lockdown following a spike in COVID-19 infections. The Lagos councils are part of the 18 endemic others across...

COVID-19: Nigerians must thank God over low mortality rate – PTF...

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The Chairman, Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, says Nigerians must continue to thank God in view of the country’s low mortality rate...