Coronavirus

July 1, 2020

Ibifuro Asawo: The Cost of Re-Opening our Schools in the Pandemic (Part 1)

  The outbreak of the COVID-19 Pandemic which led to lockdowns, emergency health and food crisis, loss of lives amongst other things has crippled economies across […]
May 15, 2020

Akwa Ibom to inaugurate COVID-19 Task Force in 31 LGAs | Niger Delta COVID-19 Update

  Akwa Ibom Government has concluded arrangements to inaugurate COVID-19 Emergency Response Task Force in all the 31 Local Government Areas of the state. The Commissioner […]
May 8, 2020

Dayo Ibitoye: After COVID-19, innovative financing will be needed to solve Africa’s health problems

  There are now over two million COVID-19 cases globally, and about 30,000 confirmed cases in Africa. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that at best […]
April 30, 2020

Ebenezar Wikina: What COVID-19 has taught us about the future

  [Earlier published on March 21, 2020] One thing is certain; the world, our world, will never be the same after this pandemic. As of today, […]
April 30, 2020

Rivers State University to commence Online classes on May 4 | Niger Delta COVID-19 Update

  Following the lockdown occasioned by the spread of coronavirus, the Rivers State University, Port Harcourt, will on Monday, May 4, 2020, begin its online academic […]
April 30, 2020
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Delta relaxes lockdown, continues dusk-to-dawn curfew | Niger Delta COVID-19 Update

  Delta Governor, Senator (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, on Tuesday announced the relaxation of lockdown declared on April 1, 2020, as part of measures to check the […]
April 30, 2020

Akwa Ibom confirms 12 cases, revises 2020 budget | Niger Delta COVID-19 Update

  Chairman of Akwa Ibom State COVID-19 Committee and Secretary to State Government (SSG), Dr. Emmanuel Ekuwem, has said the state has been making significant strides […]
April 30, 2020

Edo establishes screening centres at land borders | Niger Delta COVID-19 Update

  The Edo State government has set up five additional screening centres across land borders with Ondo, Delta and Kogi states. The state Deputy Governor and […]
March 9, 2020

Second Confirmed Case of COVID-19 CoronaVirus in Nigeria

  Two new developments have taken place since the last briefing in Abuja on the coronavirus situation in Nigeria. The first is that a team of […]
March 5, 2020

SBM Report: The potential effect of Coronavirus on Nigeria’s Economy

  On the last day of 2019, the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) China office heard the first reports of a previously unknown virus. It had triggered […]
February 28, 2020

Coronavirus: WHO shares prevention tips

  Stay aware of the latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak, available on the WHO website and through your national and local public health authority. COVID-19 […]