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Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Edo gets new Lassa fever treatment centre in Benin City

The Edo State Government says it has established a new Lassa fever treatment centre in Benin City, the state capital, to make treatment of the disease more accessible to the people.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki mobilises voters for APC with projects

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, in a bid to extend development to more rural communities across the state, has mobilised contractors to commence reconstruction work on Ewu-Agbede and other roads in the area.

Official: Auchi records 30 cases of Lassa fever in January

Dr Innocent Alenoghena, the Director, Primary Health Care Services in Etsako-West Local Government Area, Edo, on Monday said the area recorded 30 cases of Lassa fever in January.

Motorists commend federal government for reconstructing Benin-Okene road

Some motorists in Edo on Tuesday commended the Federal government for the reconstruction of the Benin-Okene road.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Elections: APC will emerge victorious in Edo Central – Governor Obaseki

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has expressed confidence that Candidates of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Edo Central Senatorial District would emerge victorious in the forthcoming elections.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Godwin Obaseki: Edo Central must be liberated from PDP dominance

The Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has charged Leaders of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Edo Central senatorial district to ensure that the zone is liberated from the dominance of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as the 2019 election draws nearer.

Lassa Fever: Delta government confirms death, says no cause for alarm

The Delta Ministry of Health has confirmed the death of a woman who allegedly manifested symptoms of Lassa fever virus.

75-year-old woman dies of Lassa fever in Delta

The woman died at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Asaba, the state capital, shortly after her blood sample was taken to Irrua Specialist Hospital in Edo State, for tests.

Edo APC chieftain denies sponsoring attack on Obaseki

A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Edo State, Mr. Ken Ihensekhien, has denied having hands in the attack by some angry youths on Governor Godwin Obaseki last Tuesday, during which he (Obaseki) was pelted with serchets of water.
Stella Etta of Nigeria Women Association of Georgia (NWAG)

500 students get US women scholarship

Nigeria Women Association of Georgia (NWAG) has awarded scholarships to 506 female college students and shipped medical supplies worth $2 million to Nigeria.

JOHESU members involved in road accident

At least 19 members of the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) were involved in an accident along the Benin-Auchi road on Saturday.

Lassa fever: FMC Umuahia place 30 persons under surveillance

The Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Umuahia, said it had placed under surveillance, no fewer than 30 persons, who allegedly had contact with a female doctor, who reportedly died of Lassa fever.

Experts: Federal government should take more responsibility in fighting Lassa fever

The federal government has been urged to show more commitment in the fight against Lassa fever.

WHO, NCDC partner Edo on Lassa fever control, management

The World Health Organisation and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Monday said they would work with the Edo State Government to curb the spread of the Lassa fever epidemic in the country.

Lassa fever kills three in Delta

The Delta State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Mordi Ononye, has disclosed that three persons have died from Lassa fever since the latest outbreak of the disease was first reported in the state on January 26, 2018.

Lassa fever: Delta confirms three deaths, 24 under surveillance

The Delta State Government has said three out of the seven confirmed cases of Lassa fever have resulted in mortality since the outbreak of the disease in the state.

Edo govt solicits federal govt assistance to tackle Lassa fever

The Edo State Government has solicited for assistance from the Federal Government to tackle the increasing number of Lassa fever patients being admitted at the Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital (ISTH) in the state.

Doctors want National Assembly to pass bill establishing NCDC

In a bid to stop the high mortality and morbidity of Lassa fever and other infectious epidemic diseases in the country, the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has called on the National Assembly to pass the bill establishing the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) as a matter of urgency.

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NUP directs pensioners to withdraw from verification exercise in Oyo

The Nigeria Union of Pensioners in Oyo State has directed its members to withdraw from the ongoing verification exercise in the state over the harsh environment under which the initiative was being carried out.
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All-Share Index drops marginally by 0.01% in cautious trading

Trading resumed on the nation’s bourse on Tuesday still on a negative trend, declining marginally by 0.01 per cent in a cautious trading.

Lagos taskforce suspends paramilitary officer for corruption

Lagos State Task Force on Tuesday said it has suspended a paramilitary officer of the Agency, by name Mr Ikuburuju Alex popularly called ‘Iku,’ for extorting money from an arrested traffic offender in Ikorodu, following complaints against the officer on the social media and subsequent investigation of the accused staff.