Some Nigerian celebrities mourn late American broadcaster, Larry King who died on Jan. 23 (Saturday morning), aged 87.
Prof. Titus Ibekwe, Faculty Secretary, National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria, advises parents and school authorities against use of school bus to convey children, so as to prevent further spread of Covid-19.
Ebonyi government announced ban on night clubs and drinking joints among others, to forestall spread of second wave of COVID-19 pandemic.
South African Minister in Presidency, Jackson Mthembu, passes away due to COVID-19 related complications, President Cyril Ramaphosa says.
Anambra Government announces closure and withdrawal of approval of Royal Ambassador’s Schools in Onitsha, for flouting COVID-19 protocols.
Kano State records 19 new COVID-19 infections, as total active cases in hit 289, Ministry of Health says via its Twitter handle @KNSMOH.
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 1,301 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infected people in the country to 113,305.
Some experts appointed by WHO say the global system for pandemic alert and response is “not fit for purpose,”emphasising the need for a new framework in the wake of COVID-19.
University of Ilorin on Tuesday announced the reopening of hostels on campus, following the resumption of academic activities.
Ondo State Government makes use of facemasks compulsory for civil servants before entering into its offices.