Patience Danjuma

President Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari sacks NEMA Director-General

  President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked Engr. Mustapha Maihaja as Director-General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and replaced him with retired...

Ghana shuts borders after first coronavirus death

Nigeria records 204 new cases, total infections hit 1932

  Nigeria on Thursday confirmed that 204 more persons have tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the...

Nigeria’s coronavirus cases rise to 407 

Nigeria records 196 more cases of COVID-19, total now 1,728 

  The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday said the country has recorded 196 new cases of COVID-19 infections. This brings the total number of...

Chinese quarantined at Lagos airport tests negative for coronavirus 

COVID-19: Nigeria records 195 new cases, total now 1532

  Nigeria has recorded 195 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 1532. This was announced by the Nigeria...

FG declares Friday, Monday public holidays

FG declares Friday as public holiday

  Nigerian Government has declared Friday, May 1, as public holiday to mark this year’s International Workers’ Day Celebration. The Minister of Interior, Rauf...

Chinese quarantined at Lagos airport tests negative for coronavirus 

Nigeria records 108 new coronavirus cases, total now 981

  The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) last night announced 108 new confirmed cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) infecions in the country. This brings the...

Nigerian tests positive to coronavirus in U.S.

Nigeria records 117 new coronavirus cases, total hits 782

  Nigeria on Tuesday reported 117 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) infections, bringing the total number of infected persons in the country to 782.  The Nigeria...

Hadi-Sirika

FG extends closure of airports by two weeks

  The Federal Government has announced extension of the closure of Nigerian airports by two weeks. Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, disclosed this in...

Chinese quarantined at Lagos airport tests negative for coronavirus 

Nigeria records 38 new cases of COVID-19 

  The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday announced 38 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 665. The NCDC also...

Nigerian tests positive to coronavirus in U.S.

Nigeria’s coronavirus cases now 362

  The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday confirmed 19 additional cases of COVID-19 infections, bringing the total number of infected people in the...

Nigeria records 22 new COVID-19 cases, total now 276

Nigeria’s coronavirus cases hit 305

  The total number of coronavirus cases in Nigeria hit 305 on Friday, as the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) announced 17 new cases. A breakdown shows...

Ghana shuts borders after first coronavirus death

Nigeria’s coronavirus cases hit 288

  Nigeria has recorded another 14 cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) infections, bringing the total to 288.  The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in its...