Tag: COVID-19

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Op-Ed EditorSeptember 19, 2020

Combating COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria: The role of community leaders

by Seun Akinyemi Globalisation has integrated the world together and makes it a global village such that when there is ...

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Onyinye UdehSeptember 16, 2020

Reddington Zaine Laboratory offers free treatment package for Lagos air travellers

As International flights resume in Nigeria, Reddington Zaine Laboratory has announced plans to offer free treatment for air travellers who ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 10, 2020

Nigeria’s debt rises 8.3% to N31trn in 3 months, Gana: “Army learnt no lesson from murder of Boko Haram founder” | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Senator representing Benue North-East, Gabriel Suswam, has condemned Tuesday’s killing of Terwase Akwaza, better known as Gana alleged to be ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaSeptember 4, 2020

FG approves reopening of cinemas, event centres; puts schools and NYSC camps on notice | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 Control has lifted all restrictions on markets and commercial stores in the country. ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqAugust 24, 2020

Facebook offers grants to 781 eligible small businesses to cushion effects of COVID-19 

Facebook has announced a ₦500m grant to support 781 small businesses in Nigeria, as part its $100m Global Grants Programme ...

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Op-Ed EditorAugust 19, 2020

The COVID-19 impact on the Youth: Analysis, Trends & Insight

by Goke Iyiola   PREAMBLE Since the intrusive arrival on earth of the infamous and unwanted visitor – the malevolent ...

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Onyinye UdehAugust 17, 2020

The Future Awards Africa announces 3-day TV & Digital Festival celebrating the power of youth | 27 – 29 November

In a bold move that pioneers a new way of delivering immersive event experiences in the age of COVID, The ...

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Onyinye UdehAugust 13, 2020

BeatingCorona from RED launches COVID-19 web map with the top 1,000 data points on Nigeria’s efforts

BeatingCorona from RED today launched its COVID-19 web map to help key stakeholders maintain focus and double-down on efforts to ...

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Chinedu OkaforJuly 24, 2020

#BBNaija: Culture Minister, Lai Mohammed reportedly made moves to stop show from airing

The Big Brother Naija show since its debut season has become the biggest reality TV show in the country. It ...

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Chinedu OkaforJuly 13, 2020

What we know about the new ‘Coronavirus vaccine’ from Russia

Since the Coronavirus disease (COVID) was officially declared a pandemic, we have all watched in wait, anticipating and hoping for ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 2, 2020

#ThursdayTalksLagos: Accountability on COVID-19 funds dominate conversations at June edition

“How is the government spending COVID-19 funds?” a troubling question that plagues the minds of many Nigerians. June edition of Thursday ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 1, 2020

COVID-19: Reactions as gunmen attack Kogi hospital during media briefing

Shocking news hit the airwaves early Wednesday when it was reported that unknown gunmen attacked and disrupted a scheduled press ...

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Michael IsaacJune 17, 2020

Dexamethasone: All we know about the new COVID-19 ‘breakthrough drug’

As world leaders are invested in finding a vaccine for the coronavirus that has shaken the world to its core, ...

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EditorJune 17, 2020

The EPL resumes today, posing a different kind of COVID-19 risk for Nigerians

Football is integral to the lives of significant percentage of the Nigerian population. Our football teams, both male and female ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 12, 2020

345 in Lagos; Nigerians express shock at latest Coronavirus cases

by Toluwanimi Onakoya The first case of Coronavirus in the country was recorded in February. The patient, an Italian who predominantly ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 11, 2020

Media trends in the ‘new normal’ you may want to consider for brand awareness

by Toluwanimi Onakoya The Coronavirus pandemic has left the world staggering in its wake. Having affected 158 countries, the effects of ...

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Michael IsaacMay 26, 2020

See why everyone is talking about School resumption in Nigeria

With the world gradually coming out of lockdown and getting back to normal, news of school resumption in Nigeria is ...

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Oris AigbokhaevboloMay 22, 2020

Private citizens showed up for their neighbours during the Lagos lock down

Words by Oris Aigbokhaevbolo; Photos by Adeyinka Yusuf On 30 March, President Muhammadu Buhari directed the lock down of Lagos, ...

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Michael IsaacMay 19, 2020

All there’s to know about NCDC, Nigerians, and #EndCovidScamNow currently trending

Nigerians on Twitter have called out the NCDC over the ever-rising figures on the COVID-19 ‘confirmed cases’ in Nigeria. In ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 18, 2020

Femi Adesina ‘incurs wrath’ of Nigerians | The #YNaijaCover

Femi Adesina, the special adviser on media and publicity to the Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari disputed the claim that the ...

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Michael IsaacMay 16, 2020

#FootballisBack and ‘Social Distancing’ is still a thing?

The German Bundesliga is back and there are hopes and reports that many other football leagues will soon hit their ...

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Chinedu OkaforMay 7, 2020

The NCDC needs to consider stronger campaigns if we’d win over the ‘Doubting Thomasses’

If there is one habit synonymous with adults, it is falling into routine. We often have that thing we can’t ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 6, 2020

Are we going to ignore reports of ‘Yobe mysterious deaths’ like we did with Kano?

Recorded cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) have continued to increase and nearing 3,000 as of Wednesday, May 6. Amid ...

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Ado AminuMay 5, 2020

#TestKitScam: What is the likelihood that a goat and pawpaw tested positive for COVID-19?

Perhaps the last headline you or anyone for that matter will want to read in these uncertain times is “CDC ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 4, 2020

Do you live in Rivers? Gov. Wike’s giveaway should interest you | The #YNaijaCover

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers has announced a reward of 100,000 naira for any whistleblower that gives information on any ...

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Chinedu OkaforMay 2, 2020

It’s a long battle but an African remedy may just be the solution to COVID-19

The Coronavirus pandemic which has prompted a swift halt of economic activities all around the world, and also caused entire ...

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Ado AminuApril 30, 2020

Why are Nigerians protesting the NCDC bill? Take a look for yourself

If no-holds-barred criticism is what makes a great government, the Federal Republic of Nigeria may very well lead in global ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 27, 2020

COVID-19 : If you’re in search of a recipe for disaster, Kano’s reliance on ‘verbal autopsies’ is one

First question: why the fuss? We get surprised easily and forget that we are still in a country where there ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqApril 25, 2020

As COVID-19 stretches health facilities in Africa, End Malaria awareness is now more urgent than ever

Since the Abuja 2000 Political Declaration on Roll Back Malaria, global efforts have dramatically reduced the global malaria burden. Unprecedented ...

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Ado AminuApril 24, 2020

The recklessness that led to Plateau State’s index coronavirus case

Daily updates on newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 across the country have become as much a part of our lives ...

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