Tag: Coronavirus

  • COVID-19: Oyo govt vows to secure boundaries to halt interstate movement

    Oyo State government, on Tuesday, expressed its readiness to halt the influx of people into the state from other states of the federation to further prevent the spread COVID-19. The Information and Risk Communication Subcommittee of the Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force stated this during a sensitization campaign in border towns within the five local […]

  • COVID19 – Madagascar’s Covid Organics Herbal cure sent to Nigeria, Pending Trial

    Nigeria is set to receive the Republic of Madagascar’s COVID Organics (COV)’ herbal drug, which the country’s leaders said cures and prevents Coronavirus pandemic. The Nation newspaper reported that Nigeria’s consignment is en route to Equatorial Guinea from where it will be airlifted to Abuja. It was gathered that African countries were divided into zones […]

  • Coronavirus: FCT Chief Judge has ordered all courts to resume.

    The Chief Judge of the FCT High Court, Justice Ishaq Bello, has directed all courts in the FCT to resume regular proceedings from Monday, May 11. The order was communicated in a practice direction published on the court’s official website titled “COVID-19 Practice Direction” and signed by the Chief Judge on May 8. Sofonews.ng reports […]

  • Bauchi state governor declares total lockdown in 3 LGAs as coronavirus cases rises.

    Bala Mohammed, The governor of Bauchi State has declared a total lockdown of Katagum, Giade and Zaki Local Government Areas following reports of  deaths and community transmission which has increased the positive cases of COVID-19 to 181 in the state. Governor Bala who addressed on Sunday that the total lockdown of the three LGAs was […]

  • COVID 19 In Nigeria: An Imminent Implosion

    Covid19, the pandemic plaguing the world right now was introduced to Nigeria by the Italian index case on the 27th of February 2020. Here I’ll try to analyse, draw conclusions and recommend some actions that should be taken by the government from the index case till date. It’s been two months, two weeks and one […]

  • Oyo State Begins Distribution of Covid-19 Palliatives

    In its efforts to reduce the pressure emanating from the business activities lockdown in Oyo state, Governor Seyi Makinde has kick-start distribution of palliatives to poor people across the state, SOFO.NG has learned. The exercise which started from Igbo-Ora in Ibarapa is billed to spread across other rural areas in the state. In a social […]

  • 2 Coronavirus patients abscond Isolation Centre in Oyo State

    Two corona virus patients have absconded in Oyo state, the governor of the state Engr. Seyi Makinde has said. This reduced the number of active cases in Oyo state from 33 to 31. The governor who posted the information via his Twitter handle, stated that the absconded patients possibly may have returned to the permanent […]

  • Oyo State release USSD Code for COVID19 testing across the state

    SOFO.ng has learned that the Oyo state government has released a special USSD Code for COVID19 testing across the state. If you are a resident in the state, dial 72319*6# to access the new USSD facility by the Seyi Makinde led Oyo state government. You can now get help with assessing your COVID-19 status or […]

  • Chikwe Ihekweazu discovered that Nigeria is not yet at its Coronavirus peak yet

    Chikwe Ihekweazu, The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has revealed that Nigeria still has some number of weeks to go before reaching its Coronavirus peak. Chikwe Ihekweazu however stated the agency he heads is instituting different measures to ensure the nation’s health system does not get overwhelmed by the coronavirus (COVID-19) […]

  • Breaking News: Aisha Buhari appealed to Nigerians

    Aisha Buhari, has told Nigerians that she was concerned about the spread of coronavirus in Nigeria.She begged Nigerians to take social distancing more seriously as cases have now passed the 1,000 mark. This was contained in a statement on Saturday by her Special Assistant on Media, Aliyu Abdullahi. Sofo News reported that Aisha has swung […]