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Omicron: Italy announces first case of new COVID-19 variant

Italy on Saturday said it had detected its first case of the new Omicron strain of Covid-19 in a traveller from Mozambique. A top laboratory “sequenced the genome from the positive sample of a patient coming from Mozambique”, the national health institute said in a statement. “The patient and the members of their family are […]

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N2.3tn was spent as stimulus package for COVID-19 — FG

The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Prince Clem Agba said the Federal Government spent more than N2.3trillion as a stimulus package to cushion the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Agba disclosed this on Tuesday at the 3-Day 4th National Treasury Workshop with the theme: ‘Covid-19 and the global economy: Implications on Nigeria’s […]

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Orientation: Don’t come with fake COVID-19 documents, NYSC warns PCMs

The National Youth Service Corps on Tuesday warned prospective corps members for the 2021 Batch ‘C’ Stream 2 orientation course against coming to camp with fake COVID-19 documents for registration. A statement issued by the NYSC Director (Press and Public Relations), Adenike Adeyemi, said its Director-General, Brig-Gen Shuaibu Ibrahim, gave the warning during a live […]

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