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school reopening: Schools To Conduct Weekly COVID19 ASSESSMENT – FG

The Federal Government has released more guidelines that will  prevent the spread of COVID-19 as  more states fully reopen schools  on Monday. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, which disclosed this on Thursday,  stated that  schools had been directed to conduct COVID-19 risk assessment every week. The NCDC also disclosed that  local governments and states  […]

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NO STATE IS COVIV-19 FREE – NCDC

Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has said that no state in the country is COVID-19 free. Ihekweazu said this today June 22 while speaking at the daily briefing of the presidential task force in Abuja. He said a state can only talk about being COVID-19 free when it is testing and […]

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SERAP FILES LAWSUIT Against MINISTRY OF HEALTH & NCDC OVER FAILURE TO ACCOUNT FOR COVID-19 FUNDS.

Human Rights organization, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP),  has filed a lawsuit against Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and Dr Osagie Ehanire, the Minister of Health, over “their failure to account for the public funds and other resources so far spent and used to combat the spread […]

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NYSC SUBMITS PROPOSAL FOR CAMP REOPENING

The National Youth Service Corps has embarked on measures that would enable safe and efficient conduct of its operations after lifting of COVID-19 restrictions on socio-economic activities in the country. The NYSC said the 2020 Batch ‘A’ Stream One Orientation Course was suspended one week into the exercise as a proactive measure to avert the […]

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2 million NIGERIANS WILL BE TESTED FOR CORONAVIRUS IN 3 Months – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has set a target of testing two million people in the next three months across the country. The Director-General of NCDC, Chikwe Ihekweazu, who announced this at the Presidential Task Force (PTF) briefing on Tuesday, said the target was in line with President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive for aggressive reinforcement of testing and […]

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FACE MASK MADE OF Ankara fabric CANNOT PREVENT CORONAVIRUS -NAFDAC Warns NIGERIANS.

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned that the use of non-medical face masks, which include self-made or commercial masks or face covers made of clothes, cannot prevent spread of the coronavirus diseases. In a statement on its Twitter page, NAFDAC warned that such masks only limit the spread of droplets and when […]