Tag: NCDC

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Op-Ed EditorJune 26, 2020

Obaseki emerges as Edo PDP guber candidate | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo has emerged the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party candidate for the September 19 ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 22, 2020

Resident doctors are suspending their nationwide strike | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

The National Association of Resident Doctors has announced the suspension of the nationwide strike with effect from today. The strike ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 17, 2020

Kasanova is coming soon to Netflix | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Kasanova is coming soon to Netflix, and joins the streamer’s massively expanding catalogue of Nollywood titles. Directed by Oluseyi Asurf ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 16, 2020

Burna Boy and Rema nominated for 2020 BET Awards | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

BET has announced nominations for the 2020 Awards ceremony, which will also mark its 20th anniversary. The awards celebrate the ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 5, 2020

FG gives marketers freedom to fix petrol price | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency, PPPRA, has removed the cap on the price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 4, 2020

9 killed in Kaduna village in fresh attack | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

A fresh attack by bandits in Avong Doka village in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna, has left 9 people ...

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Op-ed EditorJune 2, 2020

Domestic flights might resume June 21 – FG | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

The Federal Government yesterday said the ban placed on domestic flights may be lifted by June 21. Dr. Sani Aliyu, ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 29, 2020

Odion Ighalo to stay at Manchester United till January | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Odion Ighalo will remain at Manchester United and this was decided by Shanghai Shenhua, after it was revealed that Chinese ...

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Bernard DayoMay 28, 2020

John Boyega is demanding better respect for black people | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

John Boyega has reacted to the racist lynching of an African African man George Floyd by white policemen in a ...

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Chinedu OkaforMay 26, 2020

Nigerians take to Twitter, demand from NCDC answers to COVID-19 puzzles

The Coronavirus by now is something the whole world is familiar with, and whether or not one has had a ...

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Michael IsaacMay 26, 2020

#StopCovidLies: Here’s why Nigerians think they’re being lied to

From the day the first case of the coronavirus was announced in Nigeria, there have been many who are of ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 26, 2020

INEC approves e-voting as from 2021 | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

INEC has said that Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) will be used for future elections in the country beginning from 2021, ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 25, 2020

Gernot Rohr to continue as Super Eagles coach | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has confirmed he has agreed on a new two-and-half-year contract extension with the Nigeria Football ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 22, 2020

Zainab Ahmed says Nigeria is heading towards recession | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Zainab Ahmed, Minister of Finance, has said that the coronavirus pandemic and falling oil prices are set to force Nigeria’s ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 21, 2020

Is Osas Ighodaro starring in the Rattlesnake remake? | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Osas Ighodaro might be starring in the remake of the 1994 action classic Rattlesnake. The actress posted a cryptic image ...

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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 19, 2020

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde is celebrating 25 years in Nollywood | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde is celebrating 25 years in Nollywood. With the current pandemic we are all immersed in, it just occurred ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 18, 2020

President Buhari to address the nation today | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

President Buhari is expected to address the nation in a broadcast today, as the first phase of the gradual easing ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 14, 2020

DJ Cuppy wants to use her platform to help upcoming artistes | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

DJ Cuppy has had an epiphany – she intends to use her platform to help upcoming artistes in the industry. ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 12, 2020

Living In Bondage: Breaking Free is coming soon to Netflix | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Living In Bondage: Breaking Free will be available this May on Netflix, and for those who missed its theatrical showing ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 8, 2020

Over 150 health workers currently infected with COVID-19 – NMA President | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Dr Francis Faduyile, President of the Nigerian Medical Association, yesterday evening on Channels TV revealed that over 150 Nigerian health ...

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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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Op-Ed EditorApril 27, 2020

The NCDC is soliciting for testing kits. Has it seen Senegal? | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

On Sunday, the Director General of the Nigeria for Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Chikwe Ihekweazu announced on Twitter that ...

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Chinedu OkaforApril 23, 2020

There may be many reasons to scapegoat the NCDC, Kano is not one of them

It’s easy to get caught up in the uniformity of conventional activities that make up our daily lives, so much ...

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EditorApril 20, 2020

The NCDC dropped the ball yesterday, should we all be worried?

Yesterday, the NCDC didn’t release official figures for Coronavirus cases till well after midnight on 20th. Since Nigeria started monitoring ...

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Ado AminuApril 9, 2020

Burna Boy: Very loud and very wrong, but we know why

By now, the name Burna Boy is almost synonymous with everything over-the-top; especially in speech. That is if you are ...

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EditorApril 6, 2020

Social media will cost a lot of Nigerian celebrities their careers

Last weekend, ambassador of Dettol Nigeria and spokesperson of the National Centre for Disease Control, Funke Akindele hosted a birthday ...

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Op-Ed EditorApril 6, 2020

Is Funke Akindele’s apology enough? 5 Things that Should Matter Today

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC and Dettol Nigeria, have both reacted after the Lagos state police command yesterday ...

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Ado AminuMarch 31, 2020

COVID-19: The cure is almost here, but it’s not your kitchen herb

Nigerian Twitter is divided on how to approach the advice from the Ooni of Ife on how to get through ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 23, 2020

COVID-19: Oh FG! Is this not the way out? | The #YNaijaCover

The scare and panic over the raging Coronavirus has reached alarming heights in Nigeria. After we went to bed on ...

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