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The Chairman of SKYE Hospital, Akure, Dr Ikubese Thomas-Wilson, has urged Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu to urgently meet with the state chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in order to bring the striking doctors back to work.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday confirmed five cases of coronavirus in Cross River State.
The World Health Organization on Friday urged countries hit by serious coronavirus outbreaks to “wake up” to the realities on the ground instead of bickering, and to “take control”.
From March 23 to April 23 — corresponding to the height of self-isolation rules — the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children saw 10 infants ranging in age from two weeks to 13 months diagnosed with “abusive head trauma”.
The Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH), has said that all government hospitals in FCT would become COVID-19 sample collection sites so that walk-in cases could have samples taken for testing.
Another 176 COVID-19 patients have died in Britain as of Tuesday afternoon, bringing the total coronavirus-related death toll in the country to 43,906, the British Department of Health and Social Care said Wednesday.
About a week after the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) suspended its nationwide strike, another key organ of Nigeria’s health workforce is threatening to down tools.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, met with Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, and Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, over the proposed increase in electricity tariff.
The National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) has assured of its commitment to invest more in manufacturing of Disinfectant Sprayer Tunnels (DST) to boost fights against COVID-19.
The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 says the interstate road lockdown and the airport closure will reopen after meeting the necessary guidelines.
In a memo to hospitals, Sigal Liberant-Taub, Head of the ministry’s General Medicine Division, wrote that the past few weeks saw a rise in the number of new COVID-19 cases as well as in the number of hospitalised patients, severely ill patients and in the number of staff who are in isolation following exposure to COVID-19 patients.
The Federal Government says the strike by the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) was “needless and insensitive” because issues raised by the association had received attention.
The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Olisa Ifeajika, in a statement in Asaba, identified the officials as Secretary to the State Government, Chiedu Ebie, and the Commissioner for Information, Charles Aniagwu.
The confirmed COVID-19 cases in Japan increased by 64 to reach 17,881, according to the latest figures from the health ministry and local authorities on Saturday.
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, will be allowed to run with his deputy, Philip Shaibu, on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party if he (Obaseki) emerges winner at the PDP primary slated for Tuesday, June 23, in Benin, Edo State.
The Zimbabwean administration of President Emerson Mnangagwa, which has been facing unrest amid rapidly rising inflation, has hiked civil servants' salaries in local currency by 50% and also awarded them a US$75 Covid-19 allowance starting this month.
Akwa Ibom State Police Public Relations Officer, CSP. Fredrick Nnudam, disclosed this in a statement, Thursday in Uyo, the state capital.
UEFA has confirmed that the outstanding Champions League and Europa League last-16 second leg matches will be hosted by the clubs who were scheduled to play at home.
Power Distribution Companies (DisCos) have advocated a Central Bank-funded massive meters roll-out project, to ensure that electricity customers were adequately metered.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed that 17 out of the 18 registered political parties will be contesting the October 10, 2020 Ondo state governorship election.
International Federation of Women Lawyers, FIDA, Nigeria; Women in Politics and National Council for Women Society, Nigeria, among others civil society organisations, have described the refusal of Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State and members of the state House of Assembly to confer Justice Akon Ikpeme as the Chief Judge of the state, as gross injustice.
The United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA), a pan-African financial services group, on Tuesday announced the appointments of Mr Ayoku Liadi and Oliver Alawuba as Deputy Managing Directors.
The dollar fell against most currencies on Thursday as a rally in riskier assets such as global equities and commodities put a dent in safe-haven demand for the United States currency.
The Commissioner of Police in Ebonyi, Mr Philip Maku, has warned criminals operating in the state to repent from their evil ways or leave the state.
The Department of State Services (DSS) has denied some media reports that it arrested the acting chairman of the Economic Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu.
The Enugu State Magistrate Court on Monday remanded a couple, Mr Jude Ozougwu, and Ifeoma in prison for allegedly brutalising a 10-year-old Nneoma Nnadi with pressing iron and nails.