Abuja and Lagos goes into lockdown amid rise in Covid-19 infection rate..

The president of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari in a national broadcast on Sunday night gave directives to state governors of Lagos, Ogun, and the Federal Capital Territory minister to shut down all businesses and commercial activities while residents are compelled to stay at home. Africa’s most populous nation have 36 states and a federal capital territory […]

Nigeria records first death from Covid-19

NCDC confirms 5 new cases with the first death recorded in Nigeria. According to the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, a 67 year old male with underlying medical conditions who returned from the United Kingdom following a medical treatment died of  the novel Covid-19 after testing positive. The current statistics in Nigeria stands at 35 […]

Breaking News: More cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Nigeria and SA

In a press conference held on Thursday, Professor Akin Abayomi, commissioner for health in the Lagos state government of Nigeria announced 4 new cases of positive Covid-19 bringing the total number of cases in Nigeria to 12. Less than 24 hours after the confirmation of 116 Covid-19 cases, President Cyril Ramaphosa Confirmed that South Africa […]

6-weeks old baby test positive for Covid-19 in Nigeria amid travel restrictions

The Minister of Health confirmed 5 new cases of Corona Virus of which 3 arrived from the United States and 2 arrived from the United Kingdom bringing the total number of COVID-19 in Nigeria to 8. The 2 travellers from the United Kingdom are Nigerians and 2 out of the 3 travellers from the United […]

Dr. Okonjo Iweala appointed South Africa Presidential Economic Advisory Council member

President Cyril Ramaphosa appoints Dr. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala member of his Economic Advisory Council. The Presidential Economic Advisory Council is a non-statutory and Independent body chaired by the president. The appointed members will volunteer their time and will be compensated for travel and subsistence while they serve a three-year term. Dr. Okonjo Iweala served twice […]