The previous WHO daily record for new cases was 237,743 on Friday.
About nine states are set to benefit from the N1 billion pledged by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to combat the Coronavirus disease.
Ikeja Electric has announced that no physical transaction of business will take place across its offices in its franchise network for the next one week.
The Kwara State Government has ordered the closure of all schools in the state, as part of efforts to curb the spread of the Coronavirus disease.
As part of measures to contain the Coronavirus, the Federal Government of Nigeria has barred all public officials from travelling abroad.
Co-founder of Alibaba, Jack Ma, has offered to donate 1.1 million testing kits and six million masks to battle Coronavirus in Africa.
Instagram has moved to stop all adverts and posts about the Coronavirus disease unless they are developed by recognised health bodies.
The Nigerian government says it has no plan to impose travel ban on travellers because of coronavirus outbreak.
Oil prices have slumped again on Thursday, following the declaration of a travel ban on European countries into the United States.
IMF and World Bank have announced that the meetings set for April 16-18 would be done in a virtual format due to the coronavirus epidemic.