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Violators could spend 6 months in jail in new COVID-19 regulations  

WHEN convicted, violators of the new Coronavirus (COVID-19) Health Protection Regulations 2021 signed by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday could spend six months in...

NGF distances self from comments made by Yahaya Bello on COVID-19 vaccines

THE Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) has distanced itself from comments made by Yahaya Bello, Kogi State governor, condemning the use of COVID-19 vaccine. Bello, who...

Anambra state govt in a failing battle against COVID deniers

THE Presidential Task Force (PTF) and those in various states of the federation have recently expressed worries about the rising cases of COVID-19 infections, a development which is already putting unprecedented pressure on health facilities especially those meant for the treatment of those who test positive to the virus.

Abuja residents besiege Shoprite on Christmas day, ignore Covid threat

ON December 21, 2020, the Presidential Task Force(PTF) on COVID-19 suggested to state governments and the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) to shut down...

COVID-19 second wave: Does Nigeria need another lockdown?

DURING the Thursday briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in Abuja, national coordinator of the PTF, Sani Aliyu, said the federal...

FCT Health Secretary tests negative for COVID-19, discharged from Isolation Centre

MOHAMMED Kawu, acting Secretary of the FCT Health and Human Services Secretariat,  has been discharged from Asokoro District Hospital, Abuja where he has been...

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