Tag Archives: Pandemic

Toke Makinwa Earns Spot On Yahoo! Finance’s List Of “Top Entrepreneurs To Follow In 2020”

Toke Makinwa is most likely feeling like a ‘Tokstarr’ after being named one of Yahoo! Finance’s ‘Top Entrepreneurs to follow in 2020’. The Nollywood actress and media personality is among the carefully-curated “entrepreneurs who have successfully been able to grow their businesses, sustain and scale them, and are currently doing great things, even during COVID-19 pandemic” to feature…

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Nigeria Centre For Disease Control Records 246 New Cases Of Coronavirus

Nigeria has recorded 246 new cases of the COVID-19 pandemic, taking the West African country’s toll across 67,000. As Nigeria continues to record new cases daily, the Nigeria’s Center for Disease Control (NCDC) who made the latest update known on Friday noted that the total number of confirmed cases is now 67,220. Meanwhile, the death toll to the disease…

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Nigeria’s COVID-19 Toll Near 67,000 As NCDC Records 169 New Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 169 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of cases in the country to 66,974. Making this known on Thursday, the public health agency said that the death toll still stood at 1,169, as there were no confirmed death within the last 24 hours…

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FCT Leads Daily COVID-19 Count As Nigeria Records 198 New Cases

Nigeria on Wednesday recorded 198 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total number of infections in the country to 66,805, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed in an update. The death toll to the contagion remains 1,169 after no death was recorded in the last 24 hours. Three out of every five deaths from the virus in Nigeria…

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Nigeria Centre For Disease Control Announces 168 New Infections Of COVID-19

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 68 new infections of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic taking the country’s toll to 66,607. According to the public disease agency’s update, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), the second most affected area reported the highest daily count for the virus on Tuesday with 61 cases. Lagos, the economic hub of the country,…

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Presidential Task Force On COVID-19 Appeals For Suspension Of Holiday Travels

With nationwide coronavirus hospitalizations topping 66,000 and daily case counts on a steady figure, the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has advised that village travels be suspended for the Christmas and New Year celebrations. Boss Mustapha, chairman of the task force and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, gave the advice at a press briefing on Monday where he said such…

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COVID-19: Nigeria Confirms Lowest Daily Toll In Four Weeks With 56 New Cases

Nigeria has confirmed 56 new Coronavirus (COVID-19) infections, the country’s public disease agency announced the latest update on Monday November 23. Before November 23, the last time the country’s daily case count dropped below 56 was on October 24 when 48 new positive samples were confirmed — at the time, the country had recorded 61,930 infections.…

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Buhari Blames COVID-19 As Nigeria Slips Into Second Recession In 5 Years

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that Nigeria’s new recession came about because of the severity of the global downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic following the nation’s decline in economic activity for the second time in five years. Declaring open the 26th Nigerian Economic Summit with the theme: “Building Partnerships for Resilience’’ on Monday in…

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American Wrestling Legend “The Undertaker” Retires From WWE After 30-Year Career

Wrestling fans around the world are currently celebrating the remarkable 30 year career of The Undertaker who officially retired from World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) in a ‘Final Farewell’ at Survivor Series on Sunday night, November 22. Undertaker — real name Mark Calaway — has been a popular household name in the sport since making his debut…

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Nigeria Records 155 New COVID-19 Infections As Toll Exceed 66,000

Nigeria on Sunday announced 155 new infections of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), bringing the total number of cases in the country to 66,383. The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) who made this known on its verified website said that 192 patients have recovered while one died from the infection related complications in the last…

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