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Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has commissioned a molecular laboratory and diagonistic centre in Aba, for the testing of Covid-19 and an infectious disease hospital with capacity to isolate and treat 50 patients of COVID-19 and other infectious diseases at the same time.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says 438 active cases of COVID-19 in Lagos communities were yet to turn up for treatment in the state’s COVID-19 care centres.
Lagos State Government says the state’s COVID-19 related deaths have increased to 205.
The taskforce set up by Oyo state government to regulate operations of private health facilities has sealed no fewer than six health facilities.
The Imo State Public Health Emergency Operation Centre has announced plans to commence COVID-19 community testing in all the 27 local government areas of the state.
Nasarawa State government has disclosed that the state expended over 700 million naira in combating the further spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the state.
The Nasarawa State Task Force on COVID-19 says on Tuesday that so far, it has expended N700, 638,568.08 in the fight against Coronavirus in the state.
The Anambra State Commissioner for Health, Dr Vincent Okpala has inaugurated Anambra State Chapter of Nutrition Society of Nigeria (NSN).
Nasarawa State Government on Friday ordered medical doctors working in public hospitals in the state to shut down their private clinics and hospitals.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta inaugurated a newborn screening equipment for the treatment of sickle cell in the state.
Governor Dapo Abiodun has disclosed that over two million children have been immunised, in the last five years, during the supplemental immunisation campaign, under the polio eradication programme in the country.
The Ogun State government has reiterated its determination to use the federal government sponsored Anchor Borrowers Programme in the state to boost farmers’ productivity towards achieving increased food production in the country.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has shortlisted 78 companies to bid for the rehabilitation of oil pipelines and deport infrastructure across the country.
The Indian army says its soldiers exceeded powers under the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in the killing of three local civilians in southern Indian-administered Kashmir earlier this year.
Yiaga Africa, a civil society organisation says it plans to deploy its Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT) methodology to assess the credibility of the Sept. 19, Edo Governorship poll.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has claimed the hotel where the Governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike, is lodging in Benin City, the capital of Edo State, has been surrounded by over 300 policemen.
Over 30 persons were feared dead in a road accident along Akaeze-Ishiagu highway in Akaeze Development Centre, Ivo local government area of Ebonyi state.
Mozambique's government on Monday denounced gruesome video footage of men in army uniform beating and executing a naked woman suspected of being an insurgent.
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is excited to be working with Willian.
Afghan presidential spokesman Sediq Sediqqi on Monday said the Afghan government intends to put an end to the longstanding war and violence in the country and ensure lasting peace.
Fresh crisis looms in Mali as popular opposition movement has rejected a charter for a transition government backed by the ruling army officers who ousted president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has announced N200 billion mortgage finance loan to Family Homes Fund (FHF).