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PTF Considering Targeted Lockdown

According to a report by bluebloodz.com the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 is considering targeted lockdown in some parts of the country. The PTF is considering lockdown in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja; as well as Lagos and Plateau States. PTF National Incident Manager, Mukhtar Muhammed, who stated this on Friday, described as alarming, the […]

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#COVID19 : We might Resort to Extreme Option of fresh Lockdown – PTF Warns

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic has warned that the nation might resort to the extreme option of another lockdown, if Nigerians fail to comply with prescribed guidelines and protocols. PTF National Incident Manager Dr Mukhtar Muhammad, in an exclusive chat with The Nation in Abuja yesterday, however, noted that […]

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SUSPEND ALL Christmas Home Trips – PTF Appeals to Nigerians In Diaspora

In a bid to prevent the spread of the novel Coronavirus in the country, the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 pandemic has appealed to Nigerians abroad who might be planning on coming home for the Christmas festivities to shelf the plan for now. Dr Sani Aliyu who is the National Coordinator of the Taskforce, made […]

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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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COVID19 : Presidential Task Force ISSUES WARNING AGAINST REOPENING OF SCHOOLS.

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in Nigeria has warned states against rushing to reopen schools saying such action have escalated COVID-19 management situation in some other countries. Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTF, Boss Mustapha, speaking on Monday August 31 in Abuja said it would be in the […]

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Covid-19: TRUMP YET TO FULFILL PROMISE ON Ventillators – PTF

The Federal Government says it is still expecting President of the United States, Donald Trump, to fulfil his promise of giving ventilators to Nigeria. The Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 said it told the US Embassy that the equipment were still needed in the fight against the pandemic. Chairman of the PTF and Secretary to the […]

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VIDEO: RAUF AREGBESOLA REVEALS MISSION OF 15 CHINESE MEDICAL DOCTORS N NIGERIA.

Rauf Aregbesola, the Minister of Interior, has disclosed the mission of the 15 Chinese experts who came into the country in April. While speaking at the daily press briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 today May 19, Arebesola said the experts are in Nigeria on the bill of China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) […]

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PREPARE FOR FRESH TOTAL LOCKDOWN IF COVID-19 CASES INCREASES- Says PTF

The Federal Government, on Monday, decried the nationwide non-compliance with the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19’s guidelines for gradual reopening of the economy. The Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, who stated this during the task force press briefing in Abuja,  warned that the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari […]

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NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT OFFERS 5,000 COVID-19 Frontline HEALTH WORKERS FREE HEALTH INSURANCE COVER.

The Nigerian Government has offered a total of 5,000 health workers free health insurance cover. This was disclosed by Boss Mustapha the Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on the COVID-19 on Friday.. Mustapha said the Life Insurance cover is to the frontline workers, who are fighting the deadly virus in the country. he […]