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Overwhelmed hospitals in India begged for oxygen supplies on Saturday as the country’s coronavirus infections soared again overnight in a “tsunami” of disease, setting a new world record for cases for the third consecutive day.
The Pharmacy and Poisons Board’s deputy director Dr Peter Ikamati said the death of a Kenyan health worker, who had taken the vaccine, may have been caused by a miscarriage.
Henceforth, hotels and eateries in Akwa Ibom State which do not meet the environmental health conditions/guidelines of the state government, would be shut down, the state Commissioner of Environment, Mr. Charles Udo, has warned.
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige, says the Federal Government has substantially met the demands of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) and faulted the rejection of the Memorandum of Action signed Wednesday, March 31, 2021 by the President of NARD, Dr. Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi.
Management of Ashmed Specialist Hospital, Kaduna, has said that it did not release the video of a woman who vomited blood after taking the COVID-19 vaccine.
Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue, has commissioned a 23-room office complex of the State Primary Healthcare Board.
As Lagos prepares to roll out its COVID vaccination programme, medical doctors in the state are demanding equity in the vaccination processes as well as strict adherence to the initial plans of vaccinating health workers and other front liners to ensure a hitch-free vaccination of all Lagosians.
The Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje along with members of his cabinet and other officials in the state have been administered the COVID 19 vaccination to commence the exercise in the state.
Borno state government on Thursday begun its COVID-19 vaccination campaign with frontline workers who received their vaccination at the Maiduguri Nursing Home.
The Friends of Nigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osibanjo, have announced the commencement of this year’s ‘March 8 Initiative’ MSME Grant for Small Businesses to mark his 64th Birthday on Monday.
COVID-19 vaccination commenced in Nigeria yesterday with frontline healthcare workers in Abuja taking the first shots from the first batch of AstraZeneca vaccines that arrived in the country last Tuesday.
A health care worker is likely to be the first to receive COVID-19 vaccine in Nigeria when the country commences its vaccination campaign this week.
The morale of frontline health workers at the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research, NIMR, is gradually being battered following nonpayment of their COVID-19 allowances by the institution.
The incident happened at the Villa dei Diamanti care home in Lanuvio, a town near Rome, Italian firefighters said in a post on Twitter. “Some residents have [been] killed, while others have been hospitalised,” it said.
Mali’s defence ministry on Thursday denied mounting claims that a French air strike killed civilians attending a wedding, insisting that only Islamist militants were hit.
India on Sunday granted emergency approval to Bharat Biotech’s COVAXIN but faced questions after taking the step without publishing efficacy data for the homegrown coronavirus vaccine.
On Thursday evening, Carlson, host of “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” one of the highest rated shows on U.S. cable news, opened his show highlighting the case of a health worker in Alaska who suffered an adverse reaction to the vaccine and warned viewers to be skeptical of the “glitzy” public campaign.
Dancing and banging drums in the street, doctors and nurses protested in Madrid on Sunday against cuts which they say have left them struggling to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tragedy struck at Gidangizo village in Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina State on Wednesday as gunmen killed one victim and abducted two sisters of the same father.
Yaya-Kolade said the three persons were already undergoing 14 days isolation before the result of their samples were returned positive from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.
Amnesty International (AI), on Friday urged the Nigerian authorities to ensure that health workers in the frontline of COVID-19 response have access to protective equipment.
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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will represent Nigeria at the sixth inauguration of President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda.
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said it had recovered more than N50 million from parties involved in illegal real estate transaction activities.
The state’s Deputy Governor, Manassah Jatau, made the declaration in Gombe on Tuesday when a Presidential Visitation Panel, led by Prof. Kenneth Okiongbo, visited the school.
The Bauchi State Road Traffic Agency (BAROTA), on Tuesday, reiterated that activities of commercial motorcycle riders, popularly known as ‘Okada’ or ‘Achaba’, remained banned in the state.
An African regional organisation said about 60 per cent of people from South Sudan are facing “their worst food security” and nutrition crisis since the country became independent a decade ago.
In a press release on Monday, the Civil Defense, Correctional Fire, and Immigration Services Board approved the commencement of the NIS 2019/2020 recruitment exercise.
“The present effort to blackmail Mr. Obi is by some prominent Nigerians, including a present governor in the South-East. Our informant, whom we have no reason to doubt, revealed how five of them were invited to a meeting on how to nail Mr. Peter Obi so that, his ‘rising profile will be dimmed for good’,” Obienyem said in the statement.
Villarreal coach, Unai Emery, envisaged a very difficult match against Manchester United in the final of the Europa League after his wards ended Arsenal’s journey in the event on Thursday.
The Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry Enugu, Nigeria (AMEN) Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka, has attacked his own constituency, The Catholic Church, accusing the leadership of the Catholic diocese of Enugu of wanting to shutdown his ministry.
It remains to be seen where the 49-year-old will go next after his time with the Citizens comes to an end, but his father is hoping that he does not take charge of La Furia Roja at any point.