• COVID-19: NUC Issues New Directives On Reopening Of Varsities

    COVID-19: NUC Issues New Directives On Reopening Of Varsities0

    THE National Universities Commission (NUC) has released new directives to Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian universities for the safe reopening of universities for academic activities during the COVID-19 pandemic.In a memo addressed to the Vice-Chancellors sighted, the Commission announced that steps have been taken towards the reopening of universities in Nigeria following a significant decline in the

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  • COVID-19: Nigeria Records 325 New Confirmed Cases, 1 Death0

    On the 15th of August 2020, 325 new confirmed cases and 1 death were recorded in Nigeria.   The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this on Twitter, website while delivering daily COVID-19 update.   According to the report, till date, the country has 48770 confirmed cases, 36290 cases have been discharged while 974

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  • BREAKING: FG Lifts Ban On Interstate Travel

    BREAKING: FG Lifts Ban On Interstate Travel0

    The Federal Government on Monday announced that citizens can now move from one state to another.   Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, made the announcement during the daily media chat of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 in Abuja.   Mustapha, who is the Chairman of the taskforce said the directive

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  • COVID-19: AfDB forecast $88.3 billion drop in Africa’s GDP

    COVID-19: AfDB forecast $88.3 billion drop in Africa’s GDP0

    The African Development Bank (AfDB) has projected that the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic ravaging economies globally could cause Africa’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to drop by between $22.1billion and $88.3billion. According to the Bank, before the advent of COVID-19, West Africa was home to at least four of the continent’s fastest-growing economies, but has strongly

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  • Death Toll Exceeds 300 As NCDC Confirms 241 New COVID-19 Cases — 142 In Lagos

    Death Toll Exceeds 300 As NCDC Confirms 241 New COVID-19 Cases — 142 In Lagos0

    The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on on Tuesday anounced that the country has recorded two hundred and fourty one new cases of COVID-19.   The agency made the announcement in its daily situation report of COVID-19 on its official twitter page. According to the agency, of the 241 cases, 142 are confirmed in Lagos,

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  • NCDC confirms 389 new cases of Coronavirus

    NCDC confirms 389 new cases of Coronavirus0

    The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Wednesday, announced 389 new confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 8,733. The update on Wednesday is the highest daily figure so far reported since the beginning of the outbreak in the country. Also, Kogi

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