The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 645 new infections of COVID-19 Saturday.
In a Twitter update via its verified handle, the government agency said there are now 151,553 confirmed cases of the disease caused by the novel coronavirus in Nigeria.
It said a total of 128,005 people have so far been discharged from hospital, while the number of deaths so far is 1,831.
As of Saturday, more than 110.8 million cases of COVID-19 had been reported worldwide, with more than 62.5 million of those cases listed as recovered on a tracking site run by Johns Hopkins University. The global death toll stood at more than 2.4 million.
In Africa, CBC reported, Ghana is expecting a first delivery of just over 350,000 AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine shots by the end of next week.
Meanwhile, Israel is easing lockdown restrictions as studies there reveal the Pfizer vaccine is 98.9% effective in preventing hospitalisations and death, the BBC reported.
From Sunday, shops, libraries and museums can open but social distancing and masks are still required.
The health ministry says it is the first stage of returning to normal life.
Israel has the highest vaccination rate in the world. More than 49% of people have received at least one dose.
The country entered its third lockdown on 27 December after a resurgence of the virus.
Under the easing measures, people are now able to enter shopping malls and tourist attractions such as zoos.