Tag: NCDC

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Op-Ed EditorMay 12, 2020

Living In Bondage: Breaking Free is coming soon to Netflix | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Living In Bondage: Breaking Free will be available this May on Netflix, and for those who missed its theatrical showing ...

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Op-Ed EditorMay 8, 2020

Over 150 health workers currently infected with COVID-19 – NMA President | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Dr Francis Faduyile, President of the Nigerian Medical Association, yesterday evening on Channels TV revealed that over 150 Nigerian health ...

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Chinedu OkaforMay 7, 2020

The NCDC needs to consider stronger campaigns if we’d win over the ‘Doubting Thomasses’

If there is one habit synonymous with adults, it is falling into routine. We often have that thing we can’t ...

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Op-Ed EditorApril 27, 2020

The NCDC is soliciting for testing kits. Has it seen Senegal? | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

On Sunday, the Director General of the Nigeria for Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Chikwe Ihekweazu announced on Twitter that ...

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Chinedu OkaforApril 23, 2020

There may be many reasons to scapegoat the NCDC, Kano is not one of them

It’s easy to get caught up in the uniformity of conventional activities that make up our daily lives, so much ...

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EditorApril 20, 2020

The NCDC dropped the ball yesterday, should we all be worried?

Yesterday, the NCDC didn’t release official figures for Coronavirus cases till well after midnight on 20th. Since Nigeria started monitoring ...

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Ado AminuApril 9, 2020

Burna Boy: Very loud and very wrong, but we know why

By now, the name Burna Boy is almost synonymous with everything over-the-top; especially in speech. That is if you are ...

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EditorApril 6, 2020

Social media will cost a lot of Nigerian celebrities their careers

Last weekend, ambassador of Dettol Nigeria and spokesperson of the National Centre for Disease Control, Funke Akindele hosted a birthday ...

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Op-Ed EditorApril 6, 2020

Is Funke Akindele’s apology enough? 5 Things that Should Matter Today

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC and Dettol Nigeria, have both reacted after the Lagos state police command yesterday ...

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Ado AminuMarch 31, 2020

COVID-19: The cure is almost here, but it’s not your kitchen herb

Nigerian Twitter is divided on how to approach the advice from the Ooni of Ife on how to get through ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 23, 2020

COVID-19: Oh FG! Is this not the way out? | The #YNaijaCover

The scare and panic over the raging Coronavirus has reached alarming heights in Nigeria. After we went to bed on ...

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writerMarch 23, 2020

Chilling voice note out-competes Covid-19 in virality

With a live update of the day to day count of recorded cases of Coronavirus in Nigeria that keeps steadily ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 20, 2020

COVID-19: Presidency bursts the bubble of Nigerians | The #YNaijaCover

The last one week has been a hectic one for Nigerians all over as the COVID-19 pandemic reached a near-alarming ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 17, 2020

A screech in time saves 180 million | The #YNaijaCover

There have been growing concerns (especially among its citizenry) on the ability of the Federal Government to properly handle preventive ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 20, 2018

The Big 5: NCDC says Lassa fever cases decline to lowest level in 4 months, South Africa’s Ramaphosa leaves Commonwealth summit to deal with protests and other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. The Nigerian Senate has resolved to invite Inspector-General of Police (IGP), ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 17, 2018

How Facebook, NCDC and ActionSprout collaborated in the fight against Meningitis

In 2017, Facebook, NCDC and ActionSprout partnered to test how aggregated, de-identified data from Facebook could improve a campaign to ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 20, 2017

Unknown Disease: NCDC urges Nigerians to remain calm

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has asked Nigerians to remain calm as they have begun investigations into the recent ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMay 16, 2017

Ebola: Do not panic, Health Minister assures Nigerians

On May 12, 2017, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) received formal notification from the World Health Organization of ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 9, 2017

FG confirms fresh Lassa fever cases in Ondo, Edo, Bauchi

The Federal Government on Wednesday said seven new cases of Lassa fever had been reported and confirmed in Ondo, Edo, ...

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