The Kaduna State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Amina Baloni, says the four confirmed coronavirus cases in the state are stable and doing well on medication.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control says it will expand its testing capacity for COVID-19 from six laboratories to 13 in the next three weeks.
The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, Dr. Bashir Jamoh, has announced that following the current outbreak of COVID-19 and the need to mitigate the spread, especially through shipping activities,
The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has donated N200 million to support the current effort of the Federal Government towards curbing the spread of Coronavirus Disease in the country.
The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties has expressed support to measures adopted by President Muhammadu Buhari in the effort to end the spread of Coronavirus Disease in the country.
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has asked the Federal Government to “publish weekly details of exact funds and other resources allocated by the authorities and received from the private sector, as well as details of use and planned use of any such funds and resources to combat the spread of coronavirus (or COVID-19) in Nigeria.”
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control says it has received four ambulances from the Aliko Dangote Foundation to support the COVID-19 pandemic response activities in Lagos State.
Indeed, the challenge and scale of this strange and sudden infestation, Coronavirus, has left the world in a combination of fear, confusion and indignation. The responses have also been a combination of tentative, measured and unmeasured initiatives as the world throws all it knows at a problem that we know so little about.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State says he is on self-isolation based on the advice by the National Centre for Disease Control to governors who attended the last National Economic Council meeting in Abuja.
The Nigerian Ports Authority on Friday said it had got clarification on the six COVID-19 cases found aboard a vessel as announced by the National Centre for Disease Control.
Polaris Bank has given a boost to government’s efforts in the fight against Coronavirus Disease.
President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the prompt release of N5 billion special intervention fund requested by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control to equip and expand its facilities and laboratories.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has warned that Chloroquine had not been approved for the treatment of the dreaded Coronavirus Disease.
The Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, has tested negative for the Coronavirus Disease amid speculations and anxiety over his health status.
The Minister of State for the Federal Capital Territory, Ramatu Aliyu, who had earlier gone on self-isolation in line with the protocols of the National Centre for Disease Control, has tested negative to COVID-19.
The Advocacy for Integrity and Economic Development has urged the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control to stop wasting “limited testing kits” on political office holders and government officials.
Kalu, who made this known while addressing newsmen, described media reports claiming that 15 members were infected as “fake news”.
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has suspended all social gatherings, including marriage and burial ceremonies, till further notice as a measure to contain possible spread of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in the state.
The National Judicial Council on Monday suspended Court sittings for an initial period of two weeks in the first instance.
Festus Okoye, National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, made the disclosure in a statement on Monday in Abuja.