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The State Gov. Seyi Makinde, made this known via his official Twitter, @seyiamakinde on Saturday.

67 coronavirus patients discharged in Oyo isolation centre

Sixty-seven COVID-19 patients were on Saturday discharged from the Oyo State Isolation Centre after receiving their second negative test results.
The State Gov. Seyi Makinde, made this known via his official Twitter, @seyiamakinde on Saturday.

Oyo records first coronavirus patient delivery

Oyo state has recorded it first COVID-19 patient delivery at the Olodo Infectious Disease Centre in Ibadan.
Lion Heart Genevieve Nnaji

Oscar 2021: Genevieve Nnaji, Akin Omotoso named Academy members

Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji and Film director, Akin Omotoso, have been selected as members of the 2020 class of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Governor Seyi Makinde

Oyo confirms six new coronavirus cases, two deaths

Oyo State has recorded six new confirmed cases of COVID-19, the latest figures released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) have revealed.
The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde has confirmed seven new cases of Coronavirus in the State.

Governor Makinde: Oyo has 244 confirmed coronavirus cases

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Tuesday declared that Oyo State now has no fewer than two hundred and forty-four confirmed cases of coronavirus also known as COVID-19.
Gov. Seyi Makinde announced this on his tweeter handle on Saturday night.

Nine coronavirus patients discharged in Oyo, 34 new cases recorded

Nine COVID-19 patients have been discharged from the isolation centre in Oyo State after receiving their second negative test results.
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has confirmed the State recorded one case of COVID-19 on Friday.

Oyo announces 19 new coronavirus cases in Ibadan firm

The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force has confirmed 19 new confirmed cases in the yet-to-be-named firm, based in Ibadan, the state capital.
Following concern that no fewer than 25 health workers at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, UBTH, are in self isolation to monitor for possible contacting COVID-19 as a result of their contact with a patient who was said to have died of the virus, the hospital has said it has so far received three patients, who have been confirmed positive for the virus.

University of Benin teaching hospital discharges its first coronavirus patient

The University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) has discharged its first COVID-19 patient from its isolation centre.

Coronavirus: Expert calls for concerted to tackle the virus

Dr Ogungbemi Olalekan, a humanitarian health expert, has called for concerted efforts in the fight to tackle coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nigeria.
Olufemi Gbajabiamila

House of Reps calls for urgent measures against coronavirus outbreak

The House of Representatives on Wednesday called on all relevant ministries and agencies of government to as a matter national health emergency liaise with one another with a view to putting necessary measures in place so as to check any possible outbreak of the deadly coronavirus currently ravaging countries in southeast Asia.
The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire made this known during the launching of the national pneumonia control strategy and implementation plan, yesterday in Abuja.

Federal government launches strategic plan to reduce pneumonia morbidity, mortality

In order to reduce the menace of pneumonia-related morbidities and mortalities among children under the age of five years, the Federal Government through the Federal Ministry of Health has developed a National Pneumonia Control Strategy and Implementation Plan (NPCSIP).

Hantavirus: Physician warns against diseases from rodents

Medical expert Osas Ikponwonsa says hantavirus infection can lead to other complications if not treated
NAFDAC Director General Christianah Mojisola Adeyeye

NAFDAC warns Niger residents against sale, consumption of carbide-ripened fruits

The National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on Thursday urged residents of Niger to stop selling, purchasing or consuming fruits that were artificially ripened with calcium carbide.

Alcohol poisoning kills 19 in Malaysia

At least 19 people have died and more are receiving treatment, following a series of suspected alcohol poisoning in recent days, Malaysian authorities said on Wednesday.

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Rwanda uses robots to protect doctors, who treat COVID-19 patients through minimising contact, Health Minister Daniel Ngamije said on Thursday.

Rwanda uses robots to protect doctors working with coronavirus patients – minister

Rwanda uses robots to protect doctors, who treat COVID-19 patients through minimising contact, Health Minister Daniel Ngamije said on Thursday.

Osun NUJ correspondents’ chapel gets new chairman

The Correspondents’ Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Osun on Thursday conducted a bye-election where a new chairman was elected to run the affairs of the chapel till January 2022.
The All Progressives Congress has named the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello as chairman of its Ondo State Governorship Primary Election Committee.

Kogi gives deadline for registration of candidates for internal examinations

As the Kogi State Government is putting final touches to the reopening of schools, it has fixed August 18th as the deadline for registration, data capturing and subject analysis for learners in Primary Six and Junior Secondary School Three, sitting for all internal examinations in the State.
The Board of Governors of International School, Ibadan (ISI), University of Ibadan, has declared that the two weeks suspension of a female Muslim student, Miss Ikhlass Olasubomi Badiru, has nothing to do with wearing of Hijab.

Group seeks meritocracy for appointment of UI VC

A group, Coalition for Autonomy of Universities in Nigeria (CAUN), says that the University of Ibadan deserves nothing but the best in human management at its helm of affairs.