Covid-19: 14 Countries Placed On Watch List By Lagos State Government

Lagos State Government has placed fourteen countries on close monitoring, as part of its measures to prevent infection and possible spread of the new variants of COVID-19 pandemic. The state had earlier placed all emergency facilities in the state on high alert to pick up early trends that may suggest fresh wave. The state Commissioner […]

44 New Covid-19 Case, 1 Death Confirmed By NCDC

In its latest case update dated May 12, the NCDC reports forty four new cases with one COVID-related fatality. The new infections were recorded in four states as listed below. Gistongist has gathered that out of the total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria, 156,374 cases have been discharged while the death toll still stands […]

Presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu, says police is searching for burglar who attempted to break into a house close to Aso Villa

On Monday, May 10, reports were rife online claiming there was a robbery attack in Aso Rock which is the seat of power in Nigeria.   As Nigerians expressed shock at the news and were uncertain as to the authenticity of the report, the Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba […]

NCDC Says 49 New Covid-19 Cases Recorded

Nigeria has recorded 49 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, 10 May, bringing the number of confirmed cases in the country to 165,468. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) revealed this in its daily report. FCT with 27 cases recorded the highest, followed by Lagos-11; Enugu-8, while Oyo recorded 3 which was the lowest. NCDC […]

Oyedepo Warn Members Against Taking COVID-19 Vaccine, See Why

Members of the Living Faith Church International known as Winners Chapel, will not take COVID-19 vaccine. The General Overseer of the church, Bishop David Oyedepo stated this on Sunday during the 40th anniversary thanksgiving service of the church. The cleric called on the federal government to come to him for a lasting solution to the […]

COVID-19: NCDC Confirms 37 New Cases, No Death Recorded

In its latest case update dated May 9, the NCDC reports 37 new cases with no COVID-related fatality. The new infections were recorded in 7 states as listed below. Gistongist has gathered that out of the total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria, 156,297 cases have been discharged while the death toll still stands at […]

Passengers From India, Turkey, Brazil Banned From Entering Nigeria By FG

Federal Government (FG) has announced a ban on non-Nigerian passport holders and non-residents who visited Brazil, India, or Turkey within 14 days of entry into Nigeria. This was made known by the Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 (PTF), Boss Mustapha, via a statement on Sunday. According to Mustapha, the decision was part […]