National Lockdown Loom As PTF Discovers 13 UK COVID-19 Variants In Nigeria

Gistongist reports that the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, on Monday, disclosed that 13 cases of the United Kingdom strain of the virus known as B117 have so far been detected in Nigeria.   This online news platform understands that the chairman of the task force, Boss Mustapha, disclosed this at the weekly press briefing […]

Nigeria Loses 405 People, 75 Health Workers Tests Positive To Covid-19

Nigeria has lost four hundred and five persons to Corona-virus in the last two months and infected seventy-five health workers last week. Presidential Task Force Chairman and Secretary to Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha who stated this said seven cases of the UK variant of Covid-19 have been identified in the country. The […]

COVID-19: FG Extends Eased Lockdown By One Week

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has on Monday announced a one-month extension of phase three of the eased lockdow. The chairman of PTF, Boss Mustapha, announced this at the weekly briefing of the task force in Abuja. He said, “The PTF is improving on the International Travel Portal to minimise the challenges passengers keep […]

100 Nigerians To Face Travel Ban, See Why

The federal Government of Nigeria has said that no fewer than 100 Nigerians would face a travel ban over violation of COVID-19 protocols.   This was disclosed on Thursday, December 24, by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19.   The PTF said the Nigerians failed to get tested for the virus seven days after […]

PTF To Renovate Ailing Lagos Police Barracks

The Police Trust Fund has promised to renovate dilapidated police barracks in the Obalende and Ikeja areas of Lagos State. Former Inspector-General of Police and Chairman of the Police Trust Fund, Sulaiman Abba, today gave assurances to men of the force, and promised to improve their welfare. The police spokesperson in the state, SP Muyiwa Adejobi, […]

States Can Work Towards School Resumption – PTF

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 on Thursday urged State Governments to begin an elaborate process of risk assessment for the safe reopening of schools. While disclosing that daycare, primary, secondary, and tertiary educational institutions should begin the process of working towards potentially re-opening, it, however, said all daycares and in-passing classes of educational […]

PTF advises schools to be cautious with resumption

The Chairman, Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, has cautioned states planning to reopen schools, to learn from experiences of the United States of America, Germany and others, where similar action led to a spike in number of reported cases. He said this at the committee’s press briefing yesterday in Abuja. Mustapha revealed that […]