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Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea has personally donated €300k to Madrid’s health services to battle the coronavirus pandemic.
Zimbabwe president Emmerson Mnangagwa attended the investiture of his Namibian counterpart Hage Geingob in Windhoek on Saturday, defying his own government’s ban on anyone leaving the country over coronavirus.
Following the intervention of the House of Representatives through its House Committee on Health Services, authorities of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) have withdrawn a circular, mandating members of the FCTA chapter of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) to go back to work within 48 hours or consider themselves sacked.
At the meeting with the Committee were members of the National Association of Resident Doctors, Medical & Dental Consultants Association of Nigeria and Nurses and Midwives Association, while the Director, Human Resources, FCT, Muhammad Bashir, stood in for Permanent Secretary.
The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has asked all stakeholders to coordinate preventive measures against the coronavirus at the country’s airports.
As Nigeria heightens preparedness and response to Covid-19 (Coronavirus), the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has assured that measures have been put in place by the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) to halt the spread of the virus particularly to barracks and military communities.
The Federal Government has expressed focus on its international airport in a bid to prevent the importation of the coronavirus epidemic into the country.
A five months old infant delivered after seven months of pregnancy in rural community of Kebbi State has miraculously survived after the mother was guided to apply a Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) method.
The new appointees are: Hajiya Fatima Abdullahi Dala, Child Welfare and Women Mobilization; Dr Fauziyya Buba, Health Services Management; Hajiya Aishatu Jaafaru, School Feeding Programme; Hajiya Hama Ali Aware, Foreign Investment, and Hajiya Yardada Maikano Bichi, Non-Governmental Organisations.
Former Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said Kwara State Governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has crossed the line of decency with his recent efforts to erase the legacies of his late father, Dr. Abubakar Olusola Saraki.
The House of Representatives Joint-Committee on Insurance & Actuarial Matters, Health Services and Health Institutions, has disclosed that despite a steady guzzle of billions of public funds in 15 years, the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has captured less than five per cent of Nigerians.
Some suspected Boko Haram insurgents have burnt down Ngurbuwa Comprehensive Health Centre in Gujba local government council of Yobe state.
Lagos State Government has restated its commitment to ensuring that practitioners of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) in the State adhere strictly to standards to allow patients have access to quality services in reproductive health.
Dr Dorcas Danlami, a Public Health expert, has said that healthier and immunised communities would help children grow in such areas to become productive members of society.
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Announcing this Monday night, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said 13 of the cases were from Lagos, four from the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, two from Kaduna and one from Oyo State.
Residents of Imo State are presently gripped with fear over the mysterious death of the owner of Fancy Hotel, Umugwuma, Owerri, Mr Christogonus Aguwa Osuagwu, in Abuja on Monday.
Dapo Abiodun, Ogun state governor, says the lockdown of the state as directed by President Muhammadu Buhari would commence on Friday.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Abubakar, has described as unfortunate and misleading preaching by some Islamic clerics on government’s directives for citizens to stay home.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has ordered the shutdown of Driver’s Licence Centres (DLCs) nationwide. This follows the movement restriction imposed by the federal government and some state governments to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
The Edo State Government has urged all residents, including traders and businesses to support the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration’s efforts to curtail the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state by complying with the basic precautionary measures and other guidelines to contain the scourge.
Sudanese Defence Minister Lieutenant General Jamal al-Din Omar died of an unspecified illness Wednesday while in neighbouring South Sudan for peace talks with his country's main rebel groups, the military announced.
The United States has appealed to medical professionals across the world to file for work visas in a passionate appeal for help to combat the coronavirus pandemic.
Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has announced a 14-day ban on public transport to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
Chairman of National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM), Bauchi state chapter, Ibrahim Maikudi, has called on the State government to provide Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for nurses in the state.