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LIVE UPDATES: JAMB, NDA, PREMIUM TIMES hold colloquium on measures against COVID-19

A virtual colloquium aimed at debating divergent opinions on measures adopted by relevant authorities to curb the spread of coronavirus in Nigeria is starting today by 10:00 a.m. Organized by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), in collaboration with the Nigerian Defence Academy and PREMIUM TIMES, the virtual event ...

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Weekly Review: Nigeria records highest COVID-19 recoveries last week

Nigeria recorded more recoveries from COVID-19 last week that any previous week since recording its first case of the virus in February, a PREMIUM TIMES review of official data shows. A total of 12,957 persons recovered from the disease and were discharged last week, a 312 per cent increase compared ...

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Nigeria’s coronavirus infections exceed 45,000

The number of coronavirus infections in Nigeria exceeded 45,000 on Thursday after 354 new cases were found in the nation in the past 24 hours, authorities have said. The latest figure – one of the lowest in over two weeks – brings the total number of infections in the country ...

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We’re working to ensure Nigerians have access to COVID-19 vaccines when available – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says it is working hard to ensure that Nigerians have access to the COVID-19 vaccines when available. Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director-General of NCDC, gave the assurance during the Presidential Task Force (PTF) briefing on COVID-19 on Monday in Abuja. Mr Ihekweazu said that the ...

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Coronavirus: Nigeria records lowest number of cases in two weeks

Nigeria recorded its lowest number of confirmed coronavirus infections in at least two weeks with 386 new infections announced on Saturday. The new figures brings the number of coronavirus infections in Africa’s biggest economy to 43, 537, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The latest update is ...

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Coronavirus: Nigeria records 462 new infections

Nigeria on Friday confirmed 462 new cases of COVID-19. This brings the number of coronavirus infections in Africa’s biggest economy to 43,151, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The new figure is slightly lower than the 481 cases reported on Thursday. The agency made this known via ...

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Nigeria records 481 new Coronavirus infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Tuesday night, announced 481 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the West African nation to 42,689. Ten deaths were recorded from the virus in the past 24 hours pushing the total number of confirmed deaths from the ...

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Coronavirus: Nigeria records 624 new cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Tuesday night, announced 624 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the West African nation to 41,804. Eight deaths were recorded from the virus in the past 24 hours pushing the total number of confirmed deaths from the ...

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Eid-el-Kabir: FAAN urges dignitaries, VIPs to adhere to COVID-19 guidelines at airports

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has advised dignitaries and VIPs to ensure compliance with the airports’ protocols for their safety and that of other passengers during the Eid-el-Kabir celebration. Henrietta Yakubu, the General Manager in charge of Public Affairs at FAAN, made the appeal in a statement she ...

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Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases exceed 40,000

More than 40,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus have been recorded in Nigeria, leading to the death of over 858 people, authorities announced late Sunday. According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), 555 COVID-19 cases and two fatalities were recorded in the country on Sunday. The new figure of ...

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