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No Covid-19 Vaccine for Nigerians Under Age 18- Minister of State for Health- Dr Mamora

Minister of State for Health, Dr Olorunnimbe Mamora The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has said that Nigerians under the age of 18 years will not receive the COVID-19 vaccines in the country. The Minister of State for Health, Dr Olorunnimbe Mamora, said that the Federal Government planned to cover 70 per cent of…

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Nigeria May Suspend Flights From UAE, Netherlands Due to Covid-19 

Musa Nuhu More Covid-19 travel woes…. The Nigerian Government has said it may suspend flights from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and The Netherlands due to the new COVID-19 protocols introduced by both countries for incoming travellers. Musa Nuhu, the Director-General of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), announced this while speaking at the Presidential Task Force…

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Nigeria’s Coronavirus Cases Is Dropping Due To Low Testing, PTF Reveals

According to the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, the decline in testing across states is the reason why Nigeria has been recording low Coronavirus cases. The Head of Disease Surveillance for the NCDC, Elsie Ilori, disclosed this on Monday August 31 noting that the low testing is due to low sample collection. She added that States…

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Presidential Task Force Warns States On Reopening Schools, Viewing Centres + Other COVID-19 Updates

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has frowned upon the reopening of schools, television viewing centres and other areas of public interest amid the escalating cases of the pandemic. PTF Chairman and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, disclosed this during a live briefing on Monday in Abuja, the nation’s capital…

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Lockdown Ease: Buhari To Address Nigerians On Monday As First Phase Ends

President Muhammadu Buhari will reportedly address Nigerians on Monday, May 18 2020 as the first phase of the gradual easing of the COVID-19 lockdown comes to an end. Aliyu Sani, National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, made this disclosure when he appeared on a programme on Channels Television, SaharaReporters reports. Buhari is expected…

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COVID-19: Nigeria’s Heath Minister Confirms That Over 100 Health Workers Test Positive

Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire has revealed that 113 health workers have been infected with COVID-19. He made the announcement during the Presidential Task Force briefing on Thursday. Dr. Ehanire said the rapid speed of COVID-19 community transmission is a major concern for the PTF, but a bigger concern is the number of health…

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Nigeria’s Front-line Health Workers Battling COVID-19 Get New Allowance

The Minister of State for Health, Senator Adeleke Mamora has confirmed that commencement of payment of the Upgraded Hazard allowance for Front-line Health workers. Disclosing this at the daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja, Mamora said the new incentive including the insurance scheme was a fall- out of an MoU signed between the…

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