Tag: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control

Nigeria records 576 new COVID-19 cases

Estimated Reading Time: 1The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 576 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 89,163. The NCDC disclosed this on its official Twitter handle on Saturday. “On the 2nd of January 2021, 576 new confirmed cases and[Read More…]

Lawmakers “are independent of the control of any state governor” – Face-off between lawmakers and Governors over NCDC Bill

Estimated Reading Time: 3The House of Representatives has faulted the Nigerian Governors’ Forum for asking the federal parliament to step down the controversial Quarantine Act (Repeal and Enactment) Bill 2020. NewsWireNGR recalls that the Nigerian Governors Forum, NGF, had earlier on Wednesday asked the House to withdraw the bill and[Read More…]