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Okundia who reaffirmed government’s commitment towards the protection and welfare of the state’s health workforce, especially frontline workers who are putting their lives on the line to support the government’s efforts at containing the Covid-19 pandemic in the state, urged them to ensure safety precautions are taken when treating any patient.
Niger State House of Assembly (NSHA) has demanded detailed account; including monies budgeted for by the state government and the various sums of money donated by Nigerlites for the control of the spread of CoronaVirus (COVID-19) in the state.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, on Sunday said that the state tested a total of 42,348 samples for COVID-19 as at July 3.
The Kwara State Government has acquired two state-of-the-art Mercedes Benz Ambulances to boost emergency response system in the state.
Sokoto State Government has announced one additional death in relation to COVID-19 at one of the state isolation centre in the state.
Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) of the University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital (UNIMEDTHC) Ondo State, has described the late Commissioner for Health, Wahab Adegbenro, as the finest doctor in the state.
The Ondo State Government has directed all flags in the state to fly at half mast for seven days to mourn the late Wahab Adegbenro, the state’s commissioner for health who died on Thursday.
Reacting to the death of the commissioner, the Publicity Secretary of the All Progressive Congress, Alex Kalejaye, said that ” the piercing news of the passage of the Hon. Commissioner for Health in Ondo State, Dr. Wahab Oluropo Adegbenro, came to us as traumatic and deflating.
The Government of the State of Osun on Tuesday night confirmed that its Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Prince Wole Oyebamiji, has tested positive for Coronavirus.
The laboratory was set up amid the state’s insistence that it has no case of COVID-19 despite the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announcing three cases in Kogi.
Lagos State Government has announced the take over of COVID-19 testing by a consortium of health professionals and private laboratories.
Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has described the death of three health workers due to COVID-19 and infection of 24 others in the state as frightening.
The Kebbi State Government says it has set in motion machinery to provide material support and training to fish farmers to improve production of fish for domestic and export purposes.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo on Monday reiterated his government’s commitment to the safety of lives and property of citizens in the state.
An Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Tuesday remanded one Eronse Balat, 42, over alleged rape of his student (name withheld).
Paul Pogba is reportedly excited about the prospect of linking up with Jadon Sancho at Manchester United.
Dauda made this known in a Federal High Court, Abuja, while being cross-examined in the ongoing trial of Sani over alleged bribery and advanced fee fraud.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr says a move to Serie A club Napoli will provide an opportunity for Victor Osimhen to further develop as a player.
The Nigeria High Commission in Canada says it is set to evacuate Nigerian citizens, stranded in that country due to the COVID-19, back home.
The emphatic scoreline in victories over Sheffield United, Brighton and Bournemouth prove that the Norwegian has created a winning formula with a team that has the perfect balance.
Barcelona boss Quique Setien has played down talk of a rift with attacker Antoine Griezmann and has said he is not fearful for his own future.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has given President Muhammadu Buhari 14 days to “direct the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN, and appropriate anti-corruption agencies to urgently investigate allegations that over N300bn of public funds are missing, mismanaged, diverted or stolen, as documented in the 2017 audited report by the Auditor General of the Federation (AGF).”