Nigeria suspends Covid-19 protocol and tests for international passengers, officials announced at the weekend.
Special reports as well as news updates and resources on Covid-19, the Coronavirus pandemic that hit the world and its effects in Nigeria. The World Health Organisation declared Covid-19 a pandemic in March 2020. Our focus is on how the pandemic impacted life and living in Nigeria, as well as states in its Southeast region.
Know the symptoms of Omicron variant
What do we know in Nigeria about the symptoms of the Covid-19 variant called Omicron? Here’s what you need to protect yourself.
European Union approves US Novavax vaccine
European Union and World Health Organization (WHO) approve US Covid-19 vaccine from Novavax which has very low cold storage risk.
UK removes Nigeria from Omicron Variant Red List
The UK Government today scraps its Omicron Variant Red List and removes Nigeria and 10 other countries from its web.
UK Travel Ban on Nigeria: London Archbishop backs Abuja
In London yesterday, Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, backs Nigeria against UK travel ban over fears of the Omicron variant.
Govt to vaccinate in supermarkets and religious places
Nigeria plans to vaccinate citizens in supermarkets, churches and mosques, an official says.
Omicron: Nigeria won’t shut borders, Minister says
Nigeria said last night that she won’t shut her borders to retaliate flight bans by other countries over Omicron fears.
Canada bans Nigerian flights over Omicron fears
Hours after Nigeria confirmed local presence of the Omicron strain of Coronavirus, Canada bans Nigerian flights over fears of importation.
Nigeria shuts UK embassy over Covid-19 discovery
Nigeria shuts UK embassy – the High Commission – upon discovery that two embassy staff have contracted the Covid-19 virus disease.
Covid-19 infects 109 corps-members coming into camps
Nigeria battles with third wave bearing dreaded Delta variant as Covid-19 infects 109 corps members coming into various camps nationwide.